Acoustica: Alarm Will Sound Performs Aphex Twin

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Acoustica
Studio album by Alarm Will Sound
Released July 12, 2005
Recorded 2005
Genre Contemporary classical music / Electronic music
Length 68:23
Label Cantaloupe Music
Producer Lawson White
Alarm Will Sound chronology
Tehillim / The Desert Music
(2002)
Acoustica
(2005)
Reich at the Roxy
(2006)

Acoustica is a 2005 album by the American chamber orchestra Alarm Will Sound. The album consists of acoustic arrangements of electronic tracks originally composed by Richard D. James (also known as Aphex Twin), and originally appearing on his albums Selected Ambient Works Volume II, Richard D. James Album and Drukqs.

Track listing[edit]

# Song Arrangements by Original album Length
1 "Cock/ver 10" Stefan Freund Drukqs (2001) 5:14
2 "Logan Rock Witch" Jonathan Newman Richard D. James Album (1996) 3:28
3 "Meltphace 6" Payton MacDonald Drukqs (2001) 6:20
4 "Blue Calx" Caleb Burhans Selected Ambient Works Volume II (1994) 7:14
5 "Fingerbib" Jonathan Newman Richard D. James Album (1996) 3:49
6 "Gwely Mernans" Ken Thomson Drukqs (2001) 4:57
7 "4" Jessica Johnson & Payton MacDonald Richard D. James Album (1996) 3:31
8 "Prep Gwarlek 3b" Courtney Orlando Drukqs (2001) 1:08
9 "Omgyjya-Switch7" Evan Hause Drukqs (2001) 5:08
10 "Track 01" (aka "[cliffs]") Caleb Burhans Selected Ambient Works Volume II (1994) 7:20
11 "Jynweythek Ylow" John Orfe Drukqs (2001) 2:29
12 "Mt Saint Michel + Saint Michaels Mount" John Orfe & Payton MacDonald Drukqs (2001) 3:41
13 "Avril 14th" John Pickford Richards Drukqs (2001) 1:58

Bonus tracks

  • "Prep Gwarlek 3B Remix" (arr. Dennis DeSantis) – 6:00
  • "Cliffs Remix" (arr. Dennis DeSantis) – 5:46
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars [1]
Pitchfork Media (5.9/10) [2]
PopMatters 9/10 stars [3]
Prefix Magazine 7/10 stars [4]

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