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Features

Wednesday, December 21 2011

The Best Electronic Music of 2011

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.


Sunday, December 9 2007

The Best Electronica of 2007

As electronic music's edges bleed out all over the genre map, some sounds have been resurrected, others minimally revised, but the sum total shows a genre that, diffuse identity or not, continues to exert its pull on rock, pop, and the dancefloor.


Columns

Tuesday, June 29 2010

Amon Tobin Part 2: A Cool Acousmatic Cat

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.


Thursday, June 3 2010

Amon Tobin Part 1: A Cool Trip-Hop, Drum & Bass Cat

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

Wednesday, November 2 2011

Amon Tobin at Decibel Fest: 29 Sep 2011 - Seattle

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.


Wednesday, May 25 2011

Amon Tobin: ISAM

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.


Wednesday, March 7 2007

Amon Tobin: Foley Room

These are field recordings at their most viscerally involved, built into their tracks from the ground up.


Monday, April 11 2005

Amon Tobin

I should have been in ecstasy but the question kept springing to mind: Is there any reason to attend a live DJ-set?


Tuesday, December 3 2002

Amon Tobin


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