“Ventolin” is a 1995 EP by Aphex Twin, the alias of Richard D. James. James recorded numerous versions of the piece under his Aphex Twin alias. The piece is named after a trade name for the drug Salbutamol, which is prescribed for the treatment of asthma. A reported side effect of this drug is tinnitus, a high pitched ringing in the ears. James utilised this effect in “Ventolin”, incorporating a piercing high-pitched ringing sound throughout the track. The music also incorporates heavily distorted techno beats. The resulting effect has been cited as “one of the harshest singles ever recorded”.