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by Amon Tobin

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Jordan Vauvert
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Jordan Vauvert Les titres choisis par Amon Tobin pour nommer ses albums ne sont pas que des énigmes qui se révèlent (ou pas) quand on les écoute : ce sont des arts poétiques, des descriptions de son processus créatif. Aussi Permutation est-il un album de l'entre-deux, du pivot. Le drumkit passe à un stade supérieur ("Like regular Chickens", "People Like Frank"), le jazz est plus concret ("Nightlife") et pourtant cet IDM rythmé croisé avec de la samba nous entraîne aussitôt dans un monde étrange ("Reanimator"). Favorite track: Nightlife.
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noobwmonster My good memory song!! Favorite track: Reanimator.
Jonathan Richard Ravenhill Lloyd
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Jonathan Richard Ravenhill Lloyd Loved it on CD back in the 90's.
Reacquiring it now in the whatevers.

I soundtracked my first animation to 'Bridge', I think, back in art college :D
Serg Chirikov
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Serg Chirikov Yeah, I'm the Troublestarter! Check out PRODIGY - Firestarter (Empirion Mix)
Christopher Moklebust
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Christopher Moklebust And so, Amon Tobin – this is not your average beat maker but someone who comprises a much broader musicality and a taste for a more bizarre plater of samples. If James Bond snuffed a few lines, I would assume the musical score of his missions would sound a bit something like this. The main themes will perplex, the percussive lines will daunt, and the overall feel will leave you on edge far after the songs have concluded. Favorite track: Nightlife.
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Bridge 05:56
Reanimator 06:34
Sordid 07:13
Nightlife 06:29
Escape 05:54
Switch 03:49
Sultan Drops 05:12
Fast Eddie 07:42
Toys 05:16
Nova 04:42


Ninja Tune is not reknowneed for playing the cynical game of hip remixes. Very few drum and bass remixers have been released on the label, but of very high quality: Lemon D for DJ Food, Dillinga for Funki Porcini.

Amon Tobin, who produces himself some fine experimental breakbeats, with a unique latin flavour, has personally asked Danny Breaks to remix the track, while Dillinja actually asked to have a go.

The original track, the cool and groovy "Like Regular Chickens" is already a highlight of the forthcoming album. Both Danny Breaks and Dillinja have kept intact the vibe of the track, but the result is very different on either side. Danny Breaks goes for the seedy, smokey, jazz joint atmosphere while Dillinja goes more abstract and minimal, with sharp and heavy beats... Versatile and of high qualityt, this 12 should find its place in plenty of DJ boxes.


released June 1, 1998


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Amon Tobin Los Angeles, California

Amon Tobin has been lauded throughout the world as a major figure in electronic music over the past two decades. New trends in electronic music come and go, but his music has stayed uniquely relevant and timeless, creating new ideas instead of following the old ones. ... more


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