Whereas most of the artists that came out of the drum’n'bass era have been largely forgotten, Amon Tobin, continues to redefine electronic music and performance. I’ve had great respect for his musicianship from all the way back in the mid 1990s when he debuted under his own name and also under the “Cujo” moniker. Tobin has never made music that sounded like anyone else and his styles have only become more revolutionary over time. His latest project ISAM is a unique audio/visual experience and he’s returning to LA to showcase it, this time at the Greek Theater (his first time ever performing there) on October 12th! If you want a chance to see Amon Tobin’s ISAM Live, make sure to e-mail me at michael[at]meltingpotblog.com by 12noon on Thursday, October 11th. Not nearly as many passes as the Kiwanuka show earlier this week, but I do have a couple of pairs for this one.
Just to give you a taste of what you can expect, here’s some pretty video from a recent performance at Sonar 2012, Barcelona’s festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art:
In addition to his latest tracks, it seems some of the older ones end up in the ISAM project, including one of my all-time favorites from his career 2000′s “Slowly”: