Real name: Richard David James
Effective period / Period of releases: 1991 - 2018UK electronic musician.
Born: 18 August 1971 in Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland.
Grammy Award winning composer, in 1991 he co-founded the Rephlex label with Grant Wilson-Claridge. After having released a number of albums and EPs on Rephlex, Warp Records, and other labels under many aliases, he gained more and more success from the mid-1990s with releases such as "Come To Daddy" (1997), #36 on UK charts, and "Windowlicker" (1999), #16 on UK charts.
The two classic Aphex Twin logos were designed in 1991-1992 by Paul Nicholson.