To mark our final end of year list, we have searched high and low for the very best music videos of 2018.
Warp is a pioneering independent British record label, founded in Sheffield in 1989, notable for discovering some of the more enduring artists in electronic music. Founded by the late Rob Michell and Steve Beckett after years of managing the FON record shop, alongside record producer Robert Gordon. Warp are responsible to the rise of many legendary figures in the electronic music world such as Aphex Twin, Autechre, Boards of Canada, Broadcast, Clark, Squarepusher and Plaid. The label continues to expand it’s horizons by working closely with artists outside the world of Electronica. Signing experimental acts that are often noticed for pushing musical boundaries.
Best Extended Players of 2018
Following the publication of our Best Albums of 2018 we now turn our attention to the trusty format of the 12-inch extended player.
Best Albums of 2018
Having kept our opinion quiet over the past two years, we’ve compiled what we believe to be the best albums of 2018.
Aphex Twin releases Avril 14th reworks
Aphex Twin has shared two additional reworks of one of his most endeared and celebrated tracks ‘Avril 14th‘ through his web store. Originally released in 2001,
Warp Records announce Aphex Twin merch drops in London, Tokyo and online
Earlier today Warp Records announced via Instagram an imminent drop of Aphex Twin themed merchandise. Items include the iconic black and white umbrella that featured in
Mark Leckey drops surprise 10″ ‘Exorcism of the Bridge@Eastham Rake’ featuring Evian Christ remix
British contemporary artist and Turner Prize winner Mark Leckey has released a limited edition 10″ via Warp Records featuring a heavy-weight experimental bass remix from Evian
Bibio: Phantom Brickworks IV & V
A year on and Stephen Wilkinson aka Bibio picks up from where he left off, unearthing two unheard cuts from the Phantom Brickworks sessions, offered up in the form of a deluxe limited edition photo-book and extended player.
Aphex Twin at Funkhaus Berlin
Was this the most anticipated DJ set of 2018? Did it deliver against all the negativity, befuddled organisation, extortionate ticket price and questionable venue? Tom Durston attempts to answer all of these questions in this review of Aphex Twin at Funkhaus Berlin.
Kelly Moran: Ultraviolet
Music has the ability to become a living, breathing creature of extraordinary beauty – something Kelly Moran has absolutely achieved here in her first album for Warp Records. Highly recommended!
Bibio lines up Phantom Brickworks IV & V and 52 page photo-book of his photographic work
It has been a year since Bibio released his deeply pensive and emotive album “Phantom Brickworks” via Warp Records. As some of you will know Bibio
Oneohtrix Point Never announces ‘Love In The Time Of Lexapro’ EP featuring Ryuichi Sakamoto
Following the release of his acclaimed album in June, today Oneohtrix Point Never announced the release of a four-track extended player via Warp, encompassing the unreleased
Dopplereffekt, Luke Vibert and Paradox join Aphex Twin at Funkhaus Berlin
For those of you that copped those pricey tickets to Aphex Twin’s DJ set at Funkhaus in Berlin on 1st November, you can give yourself a
Clark dreams up AI music making methods and discusses his new imprint Throttle Records
Eager to find out more about the ins and outs of Clark’s new record label and debut 12″, we sat down with Chris to discuss a wide array of subjects including AI music making methods, the pressure of presenting an idealised self image to the world, as well as “seeing beauty in everyday things”.
Find out what went down in London last night to promote Aphex Twin ‘Collapse’ EP
On the evening of Tuesday 18th September 2018, four pop-up events took place in London to promote Aphex Twin’s latest release. A map was shared to
Kelly Moran signs to Warp Records to release new album ‘Ultraviolet’
Long Island based composer, producer, keyboardist and multi-instrumentalist Kelly Moran has signed to Warp Records for the release of her new album ‘Ultraviolet‘. Scheduled for release
Aphex Twin shares music video directed by Weirdcore taken from ‘Collapse’ EP
After a flurry of hype from three dimensional billboards popping out of walls in London, Turin, Los Angeles, New York City and Tokyo, today Warp Records shared the music video to Aphex Twin’s new track ‘T69 Collapse’ directed by London-based video artist and long time collaborator Weirdcore.