Amon Tobin
Features // 3 Articles
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 5 Articles
//Features

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 100-81
5 Oct 2014 // 8:14 PM

PopMatters' picks for the best albums of the 2000s begins with a series of albums that spans epic metal, ornate indie folk, and a terrifying work of electronic music.

The Best Electronic Music of 2011
21 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM

Our electronic music enthusiasts pick highlights from a year when the genre ranged widely and wildly from ADD dance music to the last great pure dubstep record to an industrial cacophony that's a proper soundtrack to a world in turmoil.

//Columns

Amon Tobin Part 2: A Cool Acousmatic Cat
29 Jun 2010 // 4:00 PM

Tobin's goal as a composer was to create music that truly reflected the time in which it was made, and to see how far he could remove his samples from their sources before arranging them in new contexts. He achieved such an artifact with each album.

Amon Tobin Part 1: A Cool Trip-Hop, Drum & Bass Cat
3 Jun 2010 // 4:00 PM

Amon Tobin has sought -- and succeeded -- to unite the two dichotomous sides of electronic music: to satisfy both the dancing feet and the theoretical minds of audiences worldwide.

//Reviews

Amon Tobin at Decibel Fest: 29 Sep 2011 - Seattle
2 Nov 2011 // 4:00 PM

Tobin's cube was a thrilling and remarkable image and yet perhaps too ahead of its time, too conceptual, to make a big enough impact for its cost.

Amon Tobin: ISAM
25 May 2011 // 4:00 PM

After four years of work, Amon Tobin returns with the most forward-thinking electronic album you're likely to hear for quite some time: the stunning ISAM.

//Blogs

Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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