It sure is that time of year, when artists are feeling generous and releasing a slew of new music, albeit sometimes under surprising circumstances.

With that, today has seen soundcloud releases of new tracks from Aphex Twin, as well as DJ Shadow. Now, neither of these tracks are particulalry deep in their sounds, but both feature each artists signature sounds.

Aphex Twin, who’s track was accompanied by the declaration of inebriation ‘T17 Phase Out’, “i prolly i shntnde downoied thi coz im drunki m ena uploaded..,” is a manic piece of glitch techno, while DJ Shadow’s ‘Swerve’ draws its influence from retor-dubstep and trap. DJ Shadow himself describes it as a, “…nifty little battle weapon”