Aphex Twin played in New York City last night at Avant Gardener, a ridiculously anticipated event given that this legendary producer has only played three shows the United States in the past ten years or so.
But now he’s recently made himself more public than usual and started releasing new material everywhere, and this weekend fans will see him blow minds at Coachella 2019.
As for the show last night, here’s what brooklynvegan had on it:
He went on around 11 PM last night and played a 90 minute set with an awesomely trippy light show that included stuff from the ’90s up through his most recent album, Syro, and unreleased material. The crowd was very into it, and part of Aphex Twin’s visuals included projecting audience members’ faces onto the video monitors on stage. Sensory overload. Richard D James didn’t say a word the whole night, not that anyone expected him to, but he did come back right after his intense set to give the crowd a thumbs up.
You can watch the full set below spread out between two videos. Incredible. There is definitely some new music in there, too.
Here are some choice photos of the visuals at the show.