Imagine the scene. It’s late. It’s dark. You’ve had a bit to drink. You’re happily dancing away in a world of your own, staring at the big screen. Then up comes your face with Aphex Twin’s demonic branding over it.
That’s what happened to audience members at an Aphex Twin show during the London Electronic Festival over the weekend, with face-mapping technology superimposing the Twin’s wide-eyed maniac alter-ego over the faces of innocent party-goers, live. Like this:
Their nightmares will be based upon this scene for decades to come.