It’s classic Richard D. James (aka Aphex Twin) to set the entire Internet alight with his Cheshire Cat smile, guerrilla marketing tactics, and a cryptic announcement of his first release since 2001’s Drukqs via a tweeted .onion url.
— Aphex Twin (@AphexTwin) August 18, 2014
Titled SYRO, he fulfilled every IDM-loving hacker’s dream by sharing the listing + BPM count earlier today on a site only available via deep web proxy browser Tor. Featuring a roster of (unsurprisingly) weird thematic tracks like “4 bit 9d epi+e+6″ and “180db_”, we’re crossing our fingers for a pulsing/perhaps hardware-inspired ambient album.
Until then, you can check out the listing below and a link for the mirrored site. If you’re still fukqing with Firefox, that is.