The eccentric, mysterious electronic musician turns 44 today
Alexandra Pollard
09:29 18th August 2015

Today, Aphex Twin - the man, the myth, the legend - turns 44. Or, so his Wikipedia page tells us. It's perfectly plausible that he's actually 84... or 24... or an ageless alien being.

Working on the assumption that today is his birthday though, we decided to take a look at some of the strangest 'facts' about the electronic musician, who released his latest studio album, Syro, last year. Given his penchant for lying in interviews though, we can't be held liable if any of these turn out to be nonsense.

Here's 8 random, mind-boggling facts and rumours about Aphex Twin (If that is his real name) (It's not, it's Richard).