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In typical Aphex Twin fashion, there is little information on the site, with “LONDON” splashed across the middle of the page, and his distinctive logo filling the two O’s in the word.
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Waxarch Limited is the parent company of Field Day and All Points East – another Victoria Park festival.
Aphex Twin has played at the festival before, with a headline audiovisual show in 2017. Read Mixmag’s review of the performance here.
At the time, he also released an album using his AFX pseudonym, simply titled ‘London 03.06.17’ on the day that he last played the festival in 2017. Limited numbers were sold at the festival, and they rapidly hit huge prices on vinyl marketplace Discogs.
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Rewatch Aphex Twin’s 2017 headline set at Field Day below.
Aphex Twin is no stranger to creative marketing ploys. In November 2020, his logo began appearing across billboards around the world – hinting at what would be a collaborative AFX Station synth with music tech company Novation.
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Written by: Tim Hopkins