AOTY 2022
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Spectrum_Pulse
50

Well, it’s been a while since we have one of those storied electronic acts with a massive backlog wind up on my schedule - and even then, I’d argue I’m late to the party with this one. But in all due fairness, Amon Tobin is in a pretty interesting lane: initially this Brazilian producer brought a fusion of textured, hardscrabble, noir-adjacent jazz with breakbeat and IDM that at least on the critically acclaimed one-two punch of Permutation and Supermodified really worked for ... read more

68

Progressive electronica influenced by nu jazz, IDM, electroacoustics and ambient.

https://music.amontobin.com/album/how-do-you-live

TruLad69
50

A strange record that makes things absolutely no clearer as to what kind of music Tobin actually makes. This is some kind of industrial rock/electronica with some psychedelia influence? I think?

It’s weird, kind of exciting in places - but unfortunately, doesn’t work massively well. A strong opening couple of heavy and confident tracks soon peter out into a bit of mess that doesn’t really seem sure of what it’s trying to be. Things get muddy, overly glitchy, and there ... read more

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Track List

  1. How Do You Live
  2. Rise to Ashes
  3. Sweet Inertia (feat. Figueroa)
  4. Phaedra
  5. In a Valley Stood the Sun
  6. This Living Hand
  7. Button Down Fashion Bow
  8. Now Future
  9. Black as the Sun
  10. All Things Burn
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Added on: April 2, 2021