Real name: Rob Brown, Sean Booth
Effective period / Period of releases: 1991 - 2019An English electronic music duo formed in 1987 in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, UK by Rob Brown (3) and Sean Booth.
Generally considered to be IDM in style, their music has incorporated a variety of genres and styles ranging from the generic (techno, hip-hop) to the experimental (ambient, experimental electro, musique concrète).
Autechre's weapons of choice are analog synthesizers, though they also incorporate a variety of other synths, samplers and drum machines, including a favoured 606. They collaborate fairly regularly with other Warp Records artists and are heavily involved with the Gescom collective.