Like Aphex Twin, Autechre are about as close to being techno superstars as the tenets of the genre and the limitations of
itsaudience willallow. Through a series of full-length works and a smattering of EPs on Warp, Clear, and their own Skam label,
thegroup have consistentlygarnered the praise of press and public alike. Unlike many of their more club-bound colleagues,
however,Autechre's Sean Booth and Rob Brownhave roots planted firmly in American electro, and though the more mood-based,
sharplydigital texture of their update may seem to speakotherwise, it was through early twelves like Egyptian Lover's "Egypt,
Egypt,"Grandmaster Flash's "Scorpio," and "Pretty" Tony Butler's "GetSome" that their combined aesthetic began to form.