Aphex Twin ‎– Selected Ambient Works 85-92

Apollo ‎– AMBLP3922
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Remastered


A1 Xtal 4:51
A2 Tha 9:01
A3 Pulsewidth 3:47
B1 Ageispolis 5:21
B2 I 1:13
B3 Green Calx 6:02
B4 Heliosphan 4:51
C1 We Are The Music Makers 7:42
C2 Schottkey 7th Path 5:07
C3 Ptolemy 7:12
D1 Hedphelym 6:02
D2 Delphium 5:36
D3 Actium 7:35

Companies, etc.



Matt Colton and Alchemy Mastering were identified from the run-out groove etchings.

Published by BMG Chrysalis.
Apollo Records is a division of R&S Records.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5055274703046
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): AMBLP3922 A1 MATT @ ALCHEMY MPO
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): AMBLP3922 B1 MPO
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C): AMBLP3922 C1 MATT @ ALCHEMY MPO
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D): AMBLP3922 D1MPO

Other Versions (5 of 38) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
AMB LP 3922 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92(2xLP, Album) Apollo AMB LP 3922 Belgium 1992 Sell This Version
AMB 3922 CD, AMB 3922CD Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92(CD, Album, RE) Apollo, Apollo AMB 3922 CD, AMB 3922CD Belgium Unknown Sell This Version
RS 2006/01 Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92(2xLP, Album, RM, RE) R & S Records RS 2006/01 Belgium 2006 Sell This Version
AMB3922XI Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92(2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, Unofficial, Pur) Apollo (17) AMB3922XI 2011 Sell This Version
AMB3922XI Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92(2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, Unofficial) R & S Records (2) AMB3922XI UK 2011 Sell This Version


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January 5, 2018
edited 14 days ago
Pressing is decent, Sounds worse than my digital version and very flat even with my vinyl equalizer.


November 17, 2016

Bought from Bleep. The first disc is not good. Sides A and B have background noise (especially on right Channel) on every track. And it is painful on quiet parts ( track 2 and i are horrible).
I asked for a replacement disc and the problem is exactly the same.
Disc 2 is OK.
The SAW are cursed...


April 22, 2016
I just picked this up and there's a bit of noise on two of the tracks. 'Xtal' as people mentioned and some weird buzzing in the right channel 'I', but then I went back to my original CD rip and the noise in Xtal is *definitely* there too - it's just less pronounced / more recessed in the mix. Perhaps the tape source has deteriorated with age?

Aside from those two issues everything else sounds utterly fantastic.


March 9, 2016
edited about 1 year ago
can anyone update us on the quality of the new repress??


December 23, 2015
edited about 1 year ago
Xtal does have some weird hissing noise, perhaps due to the fact that this album was mastered from a cassette tape of dubious quality. Besides Xtal, the rest of the tracks are amazing. The sound is very rich and thick, I am convinced that this album was remastered specifically for this vinyl reissue, I have the original 1992 CD and this pressing beats it in terms of sound quality. Very good dynamics.

I did have some problems with some excessive bass on some of the tracks, this was solved by simply turning down the bass a bit on my receiver. All is good. :) This is a very nice pressing, I am not too sure as to how much the records actually weigh, but they are pretty thick and they come in thick black paper inner sleeves.


November 12, 2015
Xtal with "white noise", otherwise a great reissue!


June 9, 2015
edited over 2 years ago
Does this edition have a different master from the original pressing, or is the audio the same?

EDIT: This was meant for a different version of the album, disregard this.


March 11, 2015

What weight is the vinyl on this pressing?


December 3, 2014

I bought this copy after reading feedbacks from other customers on this page. I compared it to my AMBLP 3902 and here is what I think after having listened and compared each track on both release :
- This copy is better on faces B and C, sound is clearer and volume is higher
- Face D is nice but on my "AMBLP 3922", there are only 2 tracks (because "Hedphelym" is pressed at the end of face C), so sound is better, clearer and with at higher volume.
- The BIG DECEPTION on this release is track A1 "Xtal", completely miss-pressed. There's some kind of surface noise (close to the white noise you could hear from an old TV not set on a channel) audible all the track long, you can clearly hear it without comparing to any other release. even my old 128kbps MP3 version is better. I don't know how this happens, all other tracks sound way much better.

Basically, I wanted to get a better copy than my old one but now I chose to keep both.