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Music, Hear This Blockhead: Show Preview

Blockhead: Show Preview

New York's Blockhead produces a style of funky, psychedelic hip-hop that counts DJ Shadow as its deity and Amon Tobin, Thievery Corporation, and Danger Mouse (among others) as patron saints. Blockhead is not new to the game, though, having contributed…
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Music, Sizzle & Fizzle Sizzle & Fizzle: Highs and Lows from the Last Week in S.F. Music

Sizzle & Fizzle: Highs and Lows from the Last Week in S.F. Music

Sizzle • Julio Bashmore kicked things up a notch at a special Lights Down Low at Cellspace, where the fashionable twentysomething crowd contrasted sharply with the Burner/warehouse vibes of the venue. Toward the end of the night, with the rented…
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Music, All Shook Down Noise Pop 2013 Early Lineup: Amon Tobin, Toro Y Moi, Thao Nguyen, and More

Noise Pop 2013 Early Lineup: Amon Tobin, Toro Y Moi, Thao Nguyen, and More

There's a chill in the air and the skies are intermittently cloudy, so it must be getting close to time for the Noise Pop festival, right? Well, yes: Today, organizers announced the first installment of the lineup for the festival's…
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Music, Hear This Amon Tobin: Show Preview

Amon Tobin: Show Preview

Masterfully arranging samples that brought explosive, oblique jazz rolls to drum 'n' bass, Amon Tobin made his name pushing the boundaries of subwoofer punishment. Over the past 15 years he's moved from arranging shards of dusty grooves and found sound…
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Music, All Shook Down Amon Tobin on Writing Music in the Marin Woods and His Bigger, Bolder <em>ISAM 2.0</em> Show

Amon Tobin on Writing Music in the Marin Woods and His Bigger, Bolder ISAM 2.0 Show

Brazilian electronic music producer Amon Tobin grew up in England, moved to Montreal in 2002, and quietly moved to Marin County almost three and a half years ago. He hasn't had much time to get acquainted with Bay Area life,…
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Music, All Shook Down Amon Tobin To Perform with Kronos Quartet in Berkeley; <i>ISAM</i> Show Gets More Mind-Bending

Amon Tobin To Perform with Kronos Quartet in Berkeley; ISAM Show Gets More Mind-Bending

Ambitious sound nerd Amon Tobin had already put together a real retina-dazzler with the original tour supporting his latest album, ISAM. The S.F.-based electronic artist hired a bunch of computer whizzes and production veterans to build a custom 3-D installation…
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Music, All Shook Down In Print: Looking Back at the Year in Bay Area Music

In Print: Looking Back at the Year in Bay Area Music

From SF Weekly's latest print music section: Looking Back on 2011: A lot happened in Bay Area music in 2011 -- and not all of it had to do with a female rapper from Oakland called Kreayshawn. Remember KUSF…
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Music, Hear This Sea of Dreams: Show Preview

Sea of Dreams: Show Preview

For 11 years, the annual Sea of Dreams party has assembled a program of live music, DJs, dancers, and art, plus some of the choicest people-watching this side of Burning Man. But this year's lineup of performers and DJs is…
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Music, All Shook Down 10 Bands You Should See at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, and More

10 Bands You Should See at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, and More

From SF Weekly's latest print music section: Your Guide to Hardly Strictly: For its 11th year, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass got even bigger, adding a full Friday lineup and pushing the usual pre-weekend festivities back to Thursday. That means you'll…
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Music, BeatBox Amon Tobin: Show Preview

Amon Tobin: Show Preview

Rio de Janeiro-by-way-of-London producer Amon Tobin chops and splices samples with the precision of DJ Shadow. He has an ear for musicality that recalls Tim Hecker, and his tracks are as haunting as anything by Four Tet. Really, though, Tobin's…
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Music, All Shook Down Music Links: Apple Makes Cloud Deals, Amon Tobin Builds a Crazy Live Set, Free Show Saturday, and More

Music Links: Apple Makes Cloud Deals, Amon Tobin Builds a Crazy Live Set, Free Show Saturday, and More

A sneak peek at the…
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Music, All Shook Down Friday Night: Kid Koala, Amon Tobin, DJ Food, and the Ninja Tune Crew Take Over 1015 Folsom

Friday Night: Kid Koala, Amon Tobin, DJ Food, and the Ninja Tune Crew Take Over 1015 Folsom

Kid Koala Amon Tobin October 29, 2010Ninja Tune XX Party@ 1015 Folsom (Definitely not) Better than: Ninjas with guitars Between Halloween on Sunday and the Giants nearly sweeping the World Series, San Francisco felt like the home of an…
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Music, All Shook Down Ninja Tune's 20th Birthday, Stop Piracy for $1, and <i>Bitches Brew</i> Hits the Stage

Ninja Tune's 20th Birthday, Stop Piracy for $1, and Bitches Brew Hits the Stage

​From SF Weekly's latest print music section:Eskmo, Amon Tobin, Kid Koala, and more at Ninja Tune's free 20th birthday party: "Ninja Tune's dreamy beats and sample-sewn collages skirt the edges of electronica, dance, dubstep, ambient, and experimental, but for years,…
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Music, All Shook Down Ninja Tune Announces Free 20th Anniversary Show with Amon Tobin, Kid Koala, Eskmo, and More

Ninja Tune Announces Free 20th Anniversary Show with Amon Tobin, Kid Koala, Eskmo, and More

We don't really remember it all that well, but our twentieth birthday party probably involved a case of Tecate, a few Modest Mouse records, and our roommate's six-foot bong. Whatever the details, we're pretty sure it was on an altogether…
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Music, BeatBox Amon for All Seasons

Amon for All Seasons

One of electronica's shrewdest producers, Amon Tobin is always evolving. The recent San Francisco transplant's last album, 2007's Foley Room, took field recordings of insects, motorcycles, and the Kronos Quartet (among others) and transformed them into a melange of slamming…
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Music, All Shook Down

Last Night: Treasure Island Music Festival Day 1 on Treasure Island

Treasure Island Music Festival Day 1 Treasure Island September 20, 2008 Better Than: Spending all day Saturday drinking on the couch listening to music on your laptop. Words by Melissa Baron, Photos by Christopher Victorio Big music festivals can…
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Music, Scavenged Audio

Scavenged Audio

In the movie-making world, Foley artists are the folks who record natural noises to create sound effects. Their job is to, say, shake aluminum sheets to simulate thunder, or to snap bamboo stalks to mimic breaking bones. For his latest…
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Music, BeatBox Videogames and Stevie Wonder compliments of Amon Tobin, RJD2, and "Wonder-Full 2"

Videogames and Stevie Wonder compliments of Amon Tobin, RJD2, and "Wonder-Full 2"

Amon Tobin's got game. Or, rather, the game's got Amon Tobin. The Brazilian-born, Montreal-residing breakbeat specialist and Ninja Tune mainstay's most recent project was crafting the music for this year's Xbox special-ops shoot'em-up Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory. The results were…
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Music, BeatBox

BeatBox

Something about DJ Zygote's mixed bag of melodic IDM and delicate indie rollicking gives "Under the Radar" the slightly dour charm of an ex-lover's mix tape. But just when you start to get nostalgic for the old days of spinning…
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Music, Hear This Hear This

Hear This

A while back, it seemed like electronic music pundits couldn't invent subgenres fast enough. You had trip hop, techstep, breakbeat, broken beat, illbient, ambient, drill 'n' bass, IDM, and a dozen other obtuse terms seemingly designed to keep you, your…
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