Released on March 5, 2007, “Foley Room” is the sixth studio album by Brazilian artist Amon Tobin.
Track Listing : 1.Bloodstone (Amon Tobin) – 04:13 . 2.Esther’S (Amon Tobin) – 03:21 . 3.Keep Your Distance (Amon Tobin) – 04:48 . 4.The Killer’S Vanilla (Amon Tobin) – 04:14 . 5.Kitchen Sink (Amon Tobin) – 04:49 . 6.Horsefish (Amon Tobin) – 05:07 . 7.Foley Room (Amon Tobin) – 03:37 . 8.Big Furry Head (Amon Tobin) – 03:22 . 9.Ever Falling (Amon Tobin) – 03:49 . 10.Always (Amon Tobin) – 03:39 . 11.Straight Psyche (Amon Tobin) – 06:49 . 12.At The End Of The Day (Amon Tobin) – 03:18
Musicians : Amon Tobin – Electronics . Evan Cranley – Performer . John Usher – Performer . Kevin Sawka – Performer . Leon Kingstone – Performer . Norsola Johnson – Performer . Paolo Kapunan – Performer . Patrick Watson – Performer . Pietro Amato – Performer . Ryhna Thompson – Performer . Sage Reynolds – Performer . Sarah Page* – Performer . Simon Angell – Performer . Stefan Schneider – Performer . Vid Cousins – Performer
Production : Produced By Amon Tobin . Vid Cousins – Engineer . Sarah Register – Mastering
Package : Openmind – Design
Recorded 2006 At Ubisoft Montreal.
Released On March 5, 2007 By Ninja Tune.
Once the novelty of the record’s field recording collage-job settles down, The Foley Room proves to be rhythmically consistent with Tobin’s glitchy, post-jungle M.O., if somewhat exploratory; a couple moments flirt with dubstep but get too twitchy and restless to segue all that comfortably into your typical Burial trackand the broken-down carnival dance-rock of “Always” is just close enough to a genuine crowd-pleasing dancefloor number that it’s a bit startling when the inevitable diamond-crushing load of distorted bass comes in. […]
This is a very strong instrumental record, which transcends its unique production and proves itself as a classic record in itself. […]
nealysuperstar @ RateYourMusic
Tobin emerges as cerebral as ever on this release, attacking much like a ninja with all sorts of tricky martial arts moves and an arsenal of weaponry. His weapon of choice – manipulated sounds..all kinds of different weird and wonderful sounds. […]