Aphex Twin

Aphex Twin

Aphex Twin

Aphex Twin

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Studio Equipment

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Akai - MPC60

Akai - MPC60

In this photo, Aphex Twin looms over his equipment, including the MPC60 towar... more

Roland MC-4

Roland MC-4

From an interview with Clash Music: CLASH MUSIC: You say you often change ... more

Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer

Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer

"I don't want to use pre-programmed drum sounds. I've used modified [Roland T... more

Casio FZ-10M

Casio FZ-10M

In an article of Future Music Magazine, written in April 1993, the author cla... more

Software Plugins and VSTs

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Software plugins and vsts

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U & I Software Metasynth

U & I Software Metasynth

Aphex Twin is listed on U&I Software's site as a user of MetaSynth. "Richard ... more

Tone2 ElectraX

Tone2 ElectraX

Aphex Twin is listed as an artist who uses Tone2 ElectraX on the official web... more

Headphones

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Sony MDR-CD1700

Sony MDR-CD1700

In this photo of Aphex Twin performing live at Bestival 2008, he can be seen ... more

Needs Review Audeze LCD-X Reference-Level Planar Magnetic Headphone

Audeze LCD-X Reference-Level Planar Magnetic Head...

In the comments, Aphex Twin said: "someone in the messages been asking me abo... more

Needs Review Sony MDR-7510

Sony MDR-7510

On this 2014 interview, Richard mentions using this kind of headphones to mak... more

Microphones

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Needs Review API 3124+

API 3124+

The API 3124+ is listed on the Syro album packaging as being one of the many ... more

Needs Review Foucsrite ISA 110 Microphone Preamp and EQ

Foucsrite ISA 110 Microphone Preamp and EQ

Besides being listed on the Syro gear list, there are a couple of details one... more

World Instruments

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Meinl Water Udu Drum

Meinl Water Udu Drum

Also on the Syro gear list is a Water Udu Drum by Meinl. more

Modular Synthesizers

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Roland - System 100M

Roland - System 100M

"I bought a Roland 100M monosynth when I was 13 – it's like a [SH-]101 – but ... more

Make Noise DPO

Make Noise DPO

The packaging for Aphex Twin's latest album Syro includes an exhaustive list ... more

ARP 2500

ARP 2500

Aphex Twin lists the ARP 2500 modular synthesizer amongst the gear used on hi... more

Intellijel Rubicon

Intellijel Rubicon

The cover artwork for Aphex Twin's Syro album, designed by The Designers Repu... more

DAWs

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Daws

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Ableton Live 8

Ableton Live 8

17:41 mins into the video you can very clearly see him using ableton 8 as a s... more

Avid Pro Tools 11

Avid Pro Tools 11

Pro Tools can be seen on RDJ's computer in this picture. more

Drum Sets

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Drum sets

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Needs Review Yamaha RX11

Yamaha RX11

Listed in the Syro "gear list", and used entirely in the japanese bonus track... more

Tempest DSI Analog Drum Machine

Tempest DSI Analog Drum Machine

On this link, there are (what's left of) Richard David James's comments/repli... more

Needs Review Korg Minipops 7

Korg Minipops 7

On the Syro album packaging, this piece of gear is listed as being a device u... more

Needs Review Musicaid Clap Trap Hand Clap Synthesizer

Musicaid Clap Trap Hand Clap Synthesizer

On the official Syro album packaging, there is a gear list which shows WHERE,... more

DJ Setup

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Dj setup

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Needs Review Native Instruments Traktor Pro 2 DJ Software

Native Instruments Traktor Pro 2 DJ Software

On Richard David James's SoundCloud account named "user18081971", he mentions... more

Amplifiers

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Needs Review ADT ToolKit Channel Strip

ADT ToolKit Channel Strip

Aphex Twin lists the ADT Toolkit (x4) amongst the gear used in the recording ... more

Needs Review A-Designs Pacifica Stereo Microphone Preamplifier / DI

Keyboards and Synthesizers

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Korg MS-20

Korg MS-20

In this photo, the MS-20 is the keyboard in the upper right above the MPC60. ... more

EMS - Synthi A

EMS - Synthi A

Used in studio and some live performances. In the picture, it's on the right ... more

Roland TB-303

Roland TB-303

In an interview with Future Music Magazine in 1993, Aphex Twin used a TB-303 ... more

Roland SH-101 Synthesizer

Roland SH-101 Synthesizer

'The SH-101 didn't survive the surgeon's screwdriver: "It doesn't look like a... more

Effects Pedals

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Effects pedals

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Needs Review Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble

Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble

Appears on the equipment list used to make Syro. more

Needs Review Boss GE-7 Equalizer

Boss GE-7 Equalizer

Despite being considered a little innacurate by Richard himself on the 2014 S... more

Needs Review EMT 252 Digital Reverb

EMT 252 Digital Reverb

Also listed on the Syro album packaging as being one of the pieces of gear us... more

Other Gear

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Gear Guides

5 Best Vocoders: Speech Synthesizers

Mason Hoberg

Mason Hoberg

Updated August 2019

Top Studio Monitor Speakers for Music Production

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated February 2020

Top 11 Studio Headphones for Music Production, Mixing & Mastering

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated January 2020

The Best Audio Interfaces - USB, FireWire, and Thunderbolt

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated December 2019