Sample Sources

Original sample sources alongside their relevant Aphex Track.

(O►) = Play original sample
(T►) = Play Track

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  • Oil of Ulay TV advert (1991) (O►) / (T►) Caustic Window – Fresher and Cleaner (Caustic Window LP – originally 1994 but unreleased until 2014)
  • Eazy-E – Ruthless Villain featuring MC Ren (1988) (O►) / (T►) user48736353001 – Pump the Shit (Soundcloud 2015)
  • Joni Mitchell – Big Tellow Taxi (1970) (O►) / (T►) user48736353001 – Parking Lot (Soundcloud 2015)
  • Meat Beat Manifesto – Radio Babylon (1987) (O►) / (T►) user48736353001 – Fork Rave (Soundcloud 2015)
  • The Man who Fell To Earth (1976) (O►) / (T►) user48736353001 – SomewhereOTTGTBAG (Soundcloud 2015)
  • Poltergeist (1982) (O►) / (T►) user48736353001 – They’re here aaaha (Soundcloud 2015)
  • Night of the Living Dead (1968) (O►) / (T►) user48736353001 – They’re here aaaha (Soundcloud 2015)
  • Konstantin Raudive & Michael Smythe ‎– Breakthrough: An Amazing Experiment In Electronic Communication With The Dead (O►) / (T►) user48736353001 – Frequency Transmitter (Soundcloud 2015)
    This was A Free Flexi Given Away With Issue No. 1 Of The Unexplained: Mysteries Of Mind Space & Time Magazine published by Orbis (Publishing) in 1971 (via Discogs.com)
  • Robocop (1987)  (O►) / (T►) user48736353001 – Bob Morgan (Soundcloud 2015)
    Note — The character in Robocop is actually named Bob Morton
  • Short Circuit (1986) / (T►) user48736353001 – Nova Robotiks
    “Introducing your host Dr. Howard Marner, President of Nova Robotics”
  • Chappell Library Music – Evil at Play – Track 5 Vocal (1986 Steve Jefferies, Carewe and Greig)  (O►) /  (T►) Aphex Twin – Xtal
  • Berzerk (Arcade Game) (1981) (O►)   (T►) Caustic Window – Humanoid Must Not Escape
  • Children Talking (BBC) (1961) (O►)  /  (T►) AFX – Mashed Potatoes
  • Children Talking (BBC) (1961) (O►)   (T►) AFX – Every Day
  • Children Talking (BBC) (1961) (O►)  /  (T►) Aphex Twin – Make a Baby (Unreleased)
  • Fantasia – Coming out party (O►)   (T►) Aphex Twin – Come On You Slags
  • Evel Knievel – Sky Cycle (O►) /  (T►) AFX – Knievel
  • The flowers that bloom in the warmth of the sun (O►) / (T1►) Come To Daddy / (T2►) Aphex Twin – Isoprophlex
  • Julie Andrews – Do Re Mi (1965) (O►)   (T►) Aphex Twin – Supremacy II
  • Julie Andrews – Perhaps I had a wicked childhood (1965) (O►) / (T►) Caustic Window – Italic Eyeball
  • Les Swinger Singers J S Bach Partita No2 Sinfonia 1969  (O►) / (T►) AFX – Wabby Legs
  • Chemical Brothers – It doesn’t matter (O►)  /  (T►) AFX – PWSteal.Ldpinch.D
  • Tampax – Why Stop When Your Period Starts? (1980’s) (O►)  /  (T►) Aphex Twin – Tamphex (Hedphuq Mix)
  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – Veruca Salt (1971) (O►)  /  (T►) Come to Daddy – Extended intro version
  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – We are the music makers (1971) (O►)  /  (T1►) Aphex Twin – We Are The Music Makers(T2►) Caustic Window – We Are The Music Makers (Hardcore Mix)
    ‘We are the music makers’ is part of the first lines of ‘Ode’, a poem by Arthur O’Shaughnessy: “We are the music makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams, Wandering by lone sea-breakers, And sitting by desolate streams;— World-losers and world-forsakers, On whom the pale moon gleams: Yet we are the movers and shakers Of the world for ever, it seems.”
  • Ray Conniff – The young and the restless (Nadias theme) (O►)  /  (T►) Polygon Window – If it really is me
  • The Entity (1982) (O►) from 48m.48s /  (T►) Polygon Window – If It Really Is Me
    “If it is me, if it’s really me…” / “But if it isn’t me… then we have to make a deal, you and I, and accept that fact and find about a way to stop it. Ok?”
    — RDJ was a huge fan of Zsa Zsa Laboums’ 1988 New Beat track ‘Something Scary’ – which itself sampled The Entity movie.

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Inspirational tracks not directly sampled.

(I►) = Play inspiration track
(T►) = Play Track

  • Fingerbobs (I►) /  (T►) Melodies from Mars – Fingerbib
    Fingerbobs was a UK 70’s Childrens TV show featuring puppetry. While Fingerbib doesn’t copy the melody directly, there is a similarity between the jollity of the tracks.
  • Neutron 9000 – Butterfly Holocaust (I►)  /  (T►) Aphex Twin – Pulsewidth
  • Winner Takes All (UK Version) (1980-1987) (O►)  /  (T►) Mike & Rich – Winner Takes All. The inspiriation for the melody and title.
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