Reviews and Blog Posts: Ninja Tunes

Two ninjas, a dinosaur and a weirdo.

Ninja Tunes logo

The Denver Public Library starts 2013 with a dream team for your speakers, featuring new CDs by Two Fingers, Kid Koala, Diplo, and the Gaslamp Killer...

The DPL catalog is no stranger to the Ninja Tunes label and all its abstract beat creators, such as ColdCut, Roots Manuva, Bonobo, Diplo, Emika and the massive Xen Cuts compilation.

It's an art installation....It's a mammoth beat making structure.....It's Amon Tobin!!!

Amon Tobin's Isam album cover

Musician, programmer, recording artist, composer, sound designer and ninja...but on top of all that, a futurist with a pulse that is always beating ahead of it's time.

Born in Brazil, artistically blossoming in Portugal, England, and San Francisco, then settling in Montreal, Amon Adonai Santos de Araújo Tobin's music is much like his passport- all over the place. Beginning as Cujo in the early 90s, he wrote jazzy trip-hop that got him noticed by England's powerhouse trip-hop label Ninja Tunes, where his over-the-top sound design and production values earned him a top spot on their eclectic roster.

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