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Amon tobin's new shit

offline chachmaster3000 on 2019-07-30 01:39 [#02583158]
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A lot more listenable than his arthouse material imo


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-07-30 02:20 [#02583161]
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i feel like original amon tobin peaked with "supermodified"
and never recovered

this does not sound like original amon tobin -- it's more
hip-hop than jazz. a bit of prodigy. solidly ok so far.

i think he got tired of clearing bollywood samples and went
all "foley room" with a fucking seaboard controller and the
original feel was just lost. it still ain't back


offline dariusgriffin from cool on 2019-07-30 04:07 [#02583164]
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Supermodified is alright but even after Permutation it went
all production values and i haven't really cared much since
i'm afraid


offline dariusgriffin from cool on 2019-07-30 04:09 [#02583165]
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i was listening to Nightlife when i heard about 9/11
that's my fun little amon tobin anecdote


offline chachmaster3000 on 2019-07-31 00:36 [#02583198]
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Yea I got a fatboy slim vibe from a lot of it. After a
second listen I'm really enjoying it. But some things throw
me off. Some of the loops feel too simple. Like he has to
consciously simplify things, but in doing so misses some
creative opportunities.

Overall I'm happy with this output, because I cannot digest
the recent album of his under his usual name.


online belb from mmmmmmhhhhzzzz!!! on 2019-07-31 00:53 [#02583199]
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was never a big fan, but this track with roots manuva is
heavy. it also mixes really well with knifehandchop -
dancemix2000 if you can be bothered doing a few judicious


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-07-31 03:04 [#02583204]
Points: 12763 Status: Lurker | Followup to chachmaster3000: #02583198

nah, fatboy slim is more like this


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-07-31 03:08 [#02583205]
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i was very deliberate with a comparison to prodigy

the first track on this bandcamp is like Invaders Must Die
with less drums, more hip hop


offline EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2019-07-31 03:10 [#02583206]
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oh he's actually posted his own reply to this thred in the
bandcamp description: "He’s been listening to his
uncle’s collection of rock (from Beefheart and Zeppelin to
Fugazi via Dick Dale and beyond) and stealing his
brother’s 90’s mixtapes and it’s all gone to his


offline Roger Wilco from nude idol on 2019-07-31 15:54 [#02583221]
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People will listen to anything.


offline RussellDust on 2019-07-31 21:38 [#02583224]
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Yeah and he ends doing highly repetitive shit.


offline RussellDust on 2019-07-31 21:39 [#02583225]
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I like repetition, but subtle this ain’t.


offline hevquip from megagram dusk sect (United States) on 2019-08-01 00:33 [#02583232]
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i haven't followed up on him in awhile. over the weekend i
went to a show he did a dj set as his two fingers alias, but
it was all that post-dubstep/half-time stuff (which was
still good, just way more mainstream than i was expecting).
will have to look into his newer material and see if there's
any crossover elements or sounds. think i like foley room
the most out of all his stuff; honestly, even though i like
breaks/drill n' bass, not too fond of when people start
getting too jazzy with it, like amon tobin does sometimes.


offline chachmaster3000 on 2019-08-02 17:04 [#02583241]
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I bit the bullet and purchased the flac files. there's a lot
more going on than the stream quality reveals. no regrets


offline chachmaster3000 on 2019-08-25 14:27 [#02584094]
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yea I dunno. I don't see a lot of interest for this album,
but I'm totally hooked.

I want to play it out like it was amon tobin 2003


offline chachmaster3000 on 2019-08-25 14:27 [#02584095]
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