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What does AFX stand for?

AFX stands for Aphex Twin (musician)

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SO FAR THE SHORTLIST IS: Aphex Twin - Syro (Warp) Delorentos - Night Becomes Light (Universal Ireland) The Gloaming - The Gloaming (Real World) Hozier - Hozier (Rubyworks/ Universal) James Vincent McMorrow - Post Tropical (Faction) Sinead O' Connor - I'm Not Bossy, I'm The Boss (Nettwerk) Damien Rice - My Favourite Faded Fantasy (Warner Music) The Riptide Movement - Getting Through (Universal Ireland) U2 - Songs of Innocence (Island) We Cut Corners - Think Nothing (Delphi)
Summary: When Lebanese musician RadioKVM first began to experiment with electronic music, he had heard of neither Tom Jenkinson nor Richard David James -- aka Squarepusher and Aphex Twin -- pioneering composers in the form.
APHEX TWIN: SYRO ONE can only imagine the incredulous reaction in many UK homes to the near hysteria that has greeted the return of Richard D James, aka Aphex Twin, in the national press these last few weeks.
The Not Squares clearly owe a debt to Aphex Twin for inspiring their sound, which combines minimalist electro with shouty sloganeering.
The Artus Informis gives an unconventional look at the human form, partly inspired by the video for the song Rubber Johnny by Aphex Twin, in which a deformed man dances so fast his body is blurred.
D Festival Soulwax, Calvin Harris, Goldfrapp, Leftfield, Aphex Twin etc.