Missed out on those Aphex Twin Brooklyn tickets? Yeah you did because you aren’t a bot algorithm. For the rest of us, we will just have to pretend we were there listening to his hundreds of demos or old albums. However, a new way to relive some Aphex glory has popped up on the internet in the form of a rare old set from closed NYC nightclub, Limelight (RIP) back in the early 1990s.
The set appeared on the web in December and has now started to make the rounds across the internet.
New Jersey record store Lofidelic Records uploaded the recording, explaining why it had taken so long to upload. “Back in the early 1990s when techno was just starting to explode in NYC, I snuck a portable DAT recorder into the Limelight nightclub when Richard James, The Aphex Twin was DJing a very rare live set. I recorded his entire 1hr set from the crowd and then put the DAT away for 25+ years. The other day with the help of my friend Tony Rodriquez and his DAT machine, we finally made a digital copy of the set and finally uploaded it for all to hear.”
The hour set is now on SoundCloud and includes some old school acid and 90’s classics so take a trip down memory lane into Limelight, which is now a gym.