A look back on Amon Tobin's Bricolage
- By mrdrpink
- On 15/09/2015
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Just before the summer in May 1997, a fresh face Brazilian name Amon Tobin released his first album on the Ninja Tune label called Bricolage. Featuring a blend of jazz melodies and intense jungle rhythms, it was a heavier build of what we heard in Adventures in Foam (Tobin’s very first album released on Ninebar).
Upon release, the sounds of Bricolage soon caught the attention of critics alike. They soon found themselves immersed by the elusive samples and rhythms. It also prove to be quite popular with various television channels and shows. BBC’s Top Gear took a shine to Bricolage using copious amounts of tracks during their reviews. Cartoon Network’s, Toonami also featured Easy Muffin during its advertisements for Gundam SEED and IGPX.
Nearly 18 years later and this is still one of our favourite albums from Amon Tobin. How about your thoughts towards this album?
It's no secret, Amon Tobin likes to keep secrets, especially about his music and samples. Though sometimes, he does like to share the odd detail and feeling about his work. Let's talk about "One day in my garden" from the Bricolage al…