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10 hours ago, tbf said:

it's brilliant

No not really. It’s just a really douchey move to intentionally disappoint a ton of uber-fans that have a lot of interest in, are emotionally invested in, and find solace in the artists’ new music. It’s not much different than your bank promising you a high rate of interest only to turn around and be like humph 0.25% har har jokes on you! Ha! You didn’t get what you expected! So brilliant to mislead you! Ha!

I just think the day and age of these mystery campaigns and shit are behind us. Give us the the music. Take our money (the same money the faithful fans have shelled out for decades). We’re like ages 30-55 now.

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No not really. It’s just a really douchey move to intentionally disappoint a ton of uber-fans that have a lot of interest in, are emotionally invested in, and find solace in the artists’ new music. It

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To be clear I don’t believe we’re entitled to anything. But dangling some fucking fake cheese on the gold gilded rope the fans have all paid for for decades is kinda mean. 🤷‍♂️ 

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of course it could just be an epic fail on someone else's part. 

 

Rich: So is the giant robot aphex ready to walk through London for the album launch?

Warp: yeah about that... the robot doesnt work and MPO havent pressed the records either

Rich: oh lol, sucks to be a fan. eph going on soundcloud for a while. 

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1 minute ago, donquixote said:

of course it could just be an epic fail on someone else's part. 

For sure - this is the most likely scenario imo. 

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On 4/13/2021 at 3:32 PM, Ivan Ooze said:

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did this actually come from Richard, or anyone related to WARP? why did we pay so much attention to this thing?

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did this actually come from Richard, or anyone related to WARP? why did we pay so much attention to this thing?
Wus a file in the nft, weirdcore posted how to acces it
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So we don’t get this on a one-sided etched hand stamped 12” vinyl Ltd to 20 copies?

 

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It was inside the NFT and I think people were hoping that this not-worth-100k thing had more to it than just being a scam. Music will come when it does. In the meantime, it was fun speculating on what/if this was if it were to have dropped today. Still would kill for a drukqs re-issue. WARP, please...

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Oh right it’s the 20th Anniversary of Drukqs and there’s no plans for anything :catface:

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2 hours ago, Hugh Mughnus said:

No not really. It’s just a really douchey move to intentionally disappoint a ton of uber-fans that have a lot of interest in, are emotionally invested in, and find solace in the artists’ new music. It’s not much different than your bank promising you a high rate of interest only to turn around and be like humph 0.25% har har jokes on you! Ha! You didn’t get what you expected! So brilliant to mislead you! Ha!

 

It’s p shit marketing. Imagine a similar scenario when you buy groceries? You get celery every time you paid for ribeye for the last 31 years? 😂

I just think the day and age of these mystery campaigns and shit are behind us. Give us the the music. Take our money (the same money the faithful fans have shelled out for decades). We’re like ages 30-55 now.

Yeah this. It's not like we are demanding music every month cuz we are spoilt brats, we were promised something, that's it. You don't put some mysterious dates just for great banter and hahas.

If this was intentional just to lower my guard down then yeah, tap yourself on a fucking shoulder, you made it! But if you think this will make me even more enthusiastic about anything that will suddenly pop out of warp, weirdcore or this freaka tit guy then no, couldn't care less. Autechre for instance knows how to handle audience and other things, they make you look like a fucking amateurs by a long mile. 

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3 hours ago, colunga said:

Oh right it’s the 20th Anniversary of Drukqs and there’s no plans for anything :catface:

Yeah. I Remember the anniversary for all his other albums where we got boxsets with outtakes, b-sides, remixes and alternate takes.

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one in a hundred million chance of 14042021 being a random coincidence

we've been trolled

very funny richard/weirdcore

i guess i will have to listen to some of the other millions of good songs stored digitally on earth

but i will choose to cling to the richie sombrero theory that this was a marketing misfire intended to signal an anniversary event later this year, since we are a weird internet stalker club/cult

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8 hours ago, Hugh Mughnus said:

For sure - this is the most likely scenario imo. 

It's either that or Steve Beckett said the new record was "quite good" and Rich wont give them the masters now. 

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On 4/13/2021 at 4:32 PM, Ivan Ooze said:

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Is this how British write dates? 

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Its not, kind of odd. Maybe... I got it. New Aphex drops December 02, 4140! Exclusively available in the Black Lodge!!!

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3 minutes ago, T3551ER said:

Its not, kind of odd. Maybe... I got it. New Aphex drops December 02, 4140! Exclusively available in the Black Lodge!!!

Afaik that’s how Americans write dates... so maybe something related to murica (that didn’t happened)

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57 minutes ago, xox said:

Is this how British write dates? 

Is the song name 14th Avril?

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11 hours ago, Hugh Mughnus said:

No not really. It’s just a really douchey move to intentionally disappoint a ton of uber-fans that have a lot of interest in, are emotionally invested in, and find solace in the artists’ new music. It’s not much different than your bank promising you a high rate of interest only to turn around and be like humph 0.25% har har jokes on you! Ha! You didn’t get what you expected! So brilliant to mislead you! Ha!

I just think the day and age of these mystery campaigns and shit are behind us. Give us the the music. Take our money (the same money the faithful fans have shelled out for decades). We’re like ages 30-55 now.

I agree it's a really douchey move. still think it's funny though.. in a very douchey way

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1 hour ago, jules said:

Is the song name 14th Avril?

no

but shouldn't it be said 14th OF April if you turn them around? but writing dates with just numbers is much more strict (dunno ... am not an expert in english, but that much i do know)

and Avril 14th sounds better 

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there is of course there is the other possibility that its a password to a dropbox/soundcloud/deep-web site that contains the q-chastic dubplate, melodies from mars remake, badger album and Drukqs 2021...

i'll leave that for the BOC fans to work out tho. 

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regarding the date questions, its pretty clearly a date in american format, cant really see it referring to anything else> april 14 2021.  this freeka tet person who posted it resides in nyc so that would make sense as well.  either way in the end we seem to be left with trolling :shrug:

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