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The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 100-81

PopMatters' best albums of the 2000s begin with a series of records that span epic metal, ornate indie folk, and a terrifying work of electronic music.

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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.

Greg Bem
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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.

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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.

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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.

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Amon Tobin: Foley Room

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

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Slipped Discs 2006

PopMatters' writers share their favorite albums that no one else, including their colleagues, noticed.

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Peeping Tom: Peeping Tom

Stop the presses! Mike Patton still knows how to sing like a (sort of) normal human being!

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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?

Erik Leijon
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Amon Tobin

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