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Old 06-01-2013, 11:27 PM   #1
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Who got you into IDM?

Who was the artist that got you into IDM? I'm not gonna lie, Aphex brought me in.

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Old 06-01-2013, 11:31 PM   #2
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Richard and Tom.

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Old 07-01-2013, 12:33 AM   #3
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richard too, and dave
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:37 AM   #4
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Dick James

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Old 07-01-2013, 02:48 AM   #5
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Re: Who got you into IDM?

Before I knew "that" sound was called IDM, I was already listening to Apparat-Algorhytm
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Old 09-01-2013, 12:24 AM   #6
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It evolved as I branched out from Venetian Snares into all sorts of realms of other goodness

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Old 09-01-2013, 12:38 AM   #7
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Rob and Sean back in 1998.

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Old 09-01-2013, 09:21 AM   #8
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Re: Who got you into IDM?

Based on an article I read I ordered aphex twin's "I care because you do" because RDJ was the "godfather of ambient techno".

I didnt like it, I Didn't get it. Didn't get how it was ambient, I was really into Steve roach and Robert rich at the time.

I thought the cd sucked.


6 months later I figured, I bought it, may as well revisit it.


Found it brilliant.


Started following warp records.

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Old 09-01-2013, 12:08 PM   #9
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Re: Who got you into IDM?

Bonobo was the first electronic music artist that didn't make Techno / Electro I listened to. But I was like 14-15 and wasn't really aware of the whole IDM genre and the sub-genres.

AFX was the first IDM artist I listened to (the famous things, "Come to Daddy", "Windowlicker" of course) knowing it was IDM. Not so long after I started getting into Autechre and Squarepusher wich a friend of mine introduced me to a few years ago.

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Old 09-01-2013, 01:07 PM   #10
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Re: Who got you into IDM?

oh my richard was devine

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Old 09-01-2013, 01:12 PM   #11
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Re: Who got you into IDM?

mate gave me an Aphex Twin CD randomly...can't remember how i discovered BoC after that but did and all my mates at the time hated it.

discovered Plaid after that...etc, etc

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Old 09-01-2013, 01:26 PM   #12
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Old 09-01-2013, 01:35 PM   #13
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I guess most people meant Richard as RDJ I was the one confused
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Old 09-01-2013, 03:33 PM   #14
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Re: Who got you into IDM?

I first heard an idm song from some bedroom producer on newgrounds, thought it was rad as fuck, but didn't know what genre it was.
I found out about idm as a genre much later, and dug into aphex twin first.
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Old 09-01-2013, 05:13 PM   #15
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yeah richard tom and dave are alright

im more of a bruce fan though tbh

EDIT: im not into idm

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Old 11-01-2013, 12:19 AM   #16
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Re: Who got you into IDM?

Peabo, Cyriak, Delia, Mr. Yorke, Richard, Seabound, Lusine, Gridlock, Yu Miyake, Italian futurists, M.C. Escher, Chemicals, Particles, Technology, Programming, lots of things got me into IDM.

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Old 12-01-2013, 05:05 AM   #17
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Oizo oddly enough
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Old 12-01-2013, 05:33 AM   #18
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Probably Boards of Canada or Four Tet.
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Old 12-01-2013, 01:57 PM   #19
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The Glitch Mob and d'n'b community
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Old 12-01-2013, 09:14 PM   #20
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Playing lots of silent hill and watching lots of David Firth

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