Aphex Twin ‎– Cheetah EP

Label:
Warp Records ‎– WAP391MC
Format:
Cassette, EP, Limited Edition
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Tracklist

Program
A1 CheetahT2 (Ld Spectrum) 5:53
A2 CheetahT7b 6:43
A3 Cheeta1b ms800 0:27
A4 Cheeta2 ms800 0:37
Function
B1 Cirklon3 (Колхозная Mix) 8:13
B2 Cirklon1 7:17
B3 2X202-ST5 4:39

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Credits

Notes

Limited to 2000 copies worldwide.
White cassette. Transparent cassette box. Cardboard slipsleeve with foil block to cover.

Written & produced @ the Dandelion Spaceship (pre-Syro).
℗ 2016 Warp Records Ltd © 2016 Warp Records Ltd.
Made in EU.

Some copies came with "Aphex Twin" Cheetah-artwork blue sticker.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 801061 93914 4
  • Barcode (Scanned): 801061939144
  • Label Code: LC02070

Other Versions (5 of 12) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
WAP391 Aphex Twin Cheetah EP(12", EP) Warp Records WAP391 UK 2016 Sell This Version
WAP391CD Aphex Twin Cheetah EP(CD, EP) Warp Records WAP391CD UK 2016 Sell This Version
WAP391CDD Aphex Twin Cheetah EP(8xFile, FLAC, EP, RE) Warp Records WAP391CDD UK 2018
BRE-52 Aphex Twin Cheetah EP(CD, EP) Beat Records BRE-52 Japan 2016 Sell This Version
BRE-52 Aphex Twin Cheetah EP(CD, EP, Ltd, Col) Beat Records BRE-52 Japan 2018 Sell This Version

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abridge27

abridge27

March 21, 2020
Such an amazing release and so glad I own a cassette copy. 30 reviews and not a single one on how the tape sounds!
I thought the tones were nice, chunky and warm. The music really fits the format in this case, which is often a rare thing these days with speciality pressings...
Flangy, chorusy, big and dark, minimal and highly saturated. The beefy but gliding 909s are so tasty, you want to eat them from the speakers as they bleed out.
For an Aphex release, Cheetah is everything I could ask for--an Aphex record that is just as funky and groovy as it is minimal, hypnotic and atmospheric. A weird, drugged out, alien-dance of epic swanky proportions.
Milispky

Milispky

March 27, 2019
Puppets blindly climbing the walls! I am sick and tired of dogs discussing fiscal speculation. What happened to music and dreams? Humans work hard for this, and you reduce it to commodity like junk bonds and glad rags. Curses to those who think only of monies.
AskeladdenBlack

AskeladdenBlack

May 15, 2017
Hmmmm shall I buy a copy of this hold onto it for 20 years and maybe make $100 profit, which is less than half a days wage................seriously.
stx

stx

October 4, 2016
Anyone got a cassette copy and a real ZX Spectrum? I've been trying to load from the cassette into an emulator as I have some suspicion there is ZX loadable data on it, but I don't seem to be able to progress beyond some theory and possible ZX Tape headers buried in the music.

I got as far as described in the blog post linked below, but I don't think I can get any further without actual hardware.

http://globalvariables.net/audio.out/2016/10/04/cheaters/
hoschhti

hoschhti

July 13, 2016
edited over 5 years ago
Bought 3 Tapes! Will keep them sealed... oh yes sir!
Bloni3

Bloni3

July 12, 2016

got my tape and so glad I did... I wonder who is going to leave the tape they own sealed. I wonder where the other 1999 are
Aphex_Acid

Aphex_Acid

July 4, 2016
Does anyone know what tape format the cassette version uses? Ferro Type I, chrome type II or metal type IV? Also is it recorded with Dolby c or S noise reduction?
I've tweeted Bleep about this but got no response.