As the web was recently shook by the $46,300 sale of test pressing of Aphex Twin
's "Caustic Window
," it has now turned out that the buyer is none-other than Markus Persson
, the creator of massively-popular "Minecraft
As Factmag reports
, the initial fundraiser for the album's release has gathered $67,424, just to have over 100 people bid on it on eBay."So I kinda paid a lot for a double LP from the '90s,"
Persson tweeted soon after the purchase."He's a really cool guy, and didn’t even consider the charity aspect when buying it (but was really happy to hear that half is going to charity) - he's been an Aphex fan since he was young," James "Joyrex" Thomas
, the man behind the original Kickstarter campaign, stated. "My daughter was blown away that the guy who made the game she endlessly plays bought a record off her dad for 46k."
The album can be streamed below, make sure to give it a listen and let us know if it's worth the figure.