Plaid [note 1] is a London-based British electronic music duo comprising Andy Turner and Ed Handley whose sound is characterized by many reviewers as post-techno.[1][2] They are former members of The Black Dog[3] and used many other names, such as Atypic (Andrew Turner) and Balil (Ed Handley),[4] before settling on Plaid. They have collaborated with female singers Mara Carlyle,[5] Nicolette[6] and Björk,[7] and have released records on the labels Clear, Peacefrog, Black Dog Productions, and Warp Records (along with Trent Reznor’s label Nothing Records).[8]
Aside from their own material, Plaid have done extensive remix work for many other artists, including Red Snapper, Björk, Goldfrapp, and The Irresistible Force. Parts in the Post (2003) contains just a handful of Plaid’s remix work to date.

Warp Records Celebrates 25th Anniversary in Krakow, with interpretations of works by Boards of Canada, Aphex Twin, + many more performed by Sacrum Profanum

Warp Records Celebrates 25th Anniversary

On September 2014 Warp travels to Poland to celebrate its 25th anniversary in the heart of Krakow, teaming with the lauded avant-garde Sacrum Profanum collective and their annual series of events. To begin a week of indelible music,

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Plaid Announces New Album 'Reachy Prints', the LP gets released on May 20th via Warp records. Plaid will play their next live show March 28 in London, UK

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Review Of “Scintilli” By Plaid

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