Supermodified (album)
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Supermodified Album
Supermodified
Amon Tobin-Supermodified.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 15, 2000
Genre
Length67:15
LabelNinja Tune
ProducerAmon Tobin
Amon Tobin chronology
Permutation
(1998)
Supermodified
(2000)
Out from Out Where
(2002)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic85/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[2]
Melody Maker4/5 stars[3]
Pitchfork9.1/10[4]
Q3/5 stars[5]
Stylus MagazineA[6]

Supermodified is the fourth studio album by Brazilian electronic music producer Amon Tobin. It is his third release on Ninja Tune and was released on 15 May 2000 in the United Kingdom and on 16 May 2000 in the United States.

The album is in some ways a departure from his previous releases as it manages to cover a wider variety of styles. The album was Tobin's most commercially accessible release. Video clips were made for "Four Ton Mantis" (directed by Floria Sigismondi) and "Slowly".

Tobin's official website defined the title of the album as:

  • modification: the act of modifying, state of being modified; change made in vowel by mutation, graphic representation of this
  • super: on the top (of); over; beyond; besides; in addition; exceeding; going beyond; more

In 2012 it was awarded a double silver certification from the Independent Music Companies Association which indicated sales of at least 40,000 copies throughout Europe.[7]

Track listing

No.TitleLength
1."Get Your Snack On"4:22
2."Four Ton Mantis"4:45
3."Slowly"5:37
4."Marine Machines"5:45
5."Golfer vrs Boxer"6:17
6."Deo"6:44
7."Precursor" (featuring Quadraceptor)4:39
8."Saboteur"5:18
9."Chocolate Lovely"6:03
10."Rhino Jockey"7:28
11."Keepin' It Steel (The Anvil Track)"4:29
12."Natureland"5:48
Total length:1:07:15

Use in film and television

"Natureland", "Slowly" and "Get Your Snack On" were used in the movie coverage of the 2003 Gumball 3000 Rally.

"Saboteur" was used in the 2003 remake of The Italian Job.

"Slowly" was used in the 2006 film Candy, as well as ES footwear's film, "Menikmati".

"Four Ton Mantis" was used in a commercial for "Death Note" on Adult Swim, Paul Rodriguez's "Forecast" skateboarding video for Mike Mo Capaldi's segment, and a Molson M commercial.

"Chocolate Lovely" has been used on Adult Swim's commercial bumps.

"Get Your Snack On" and "Deo" were used in the 2005 anime "IGPX".

"Deo" was used in a Coca-Cola commercial.

"Natureland" was used in the UK's Channel 4 TV promotional spot for its Stanley Kubrick season.

"Get Your Snack On" was used in season 8, episode 13 of American Dad!.

"Get Your Snack On" and "Four Ton Mantis" have been used in various Toonami bumps.

References

  1. ^ "Reviews for Supermodified by Amon Tobin". Metacritic. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ Bush, John. "Supermodified - Amon Tobin". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "Amon Tobin: Supermodified". Melody Maker: 60. 20 June 2000.
  4. ^ Clark, Taylor M. (16 May 2000). "Amon Tobin: Supermodified". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2016.
  5. ^ "Amon Tobin: Supermodified". Q (166): 125. July 2000.
  6. ^ Andrews, Chris (1 September 2003). "Amon Tobin - Supermodified - Review". Stylus Magazine. Archived from the original on 17 May 2008. Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ http://www.vut.de/index.php?id=42&tx_vutnews_pi1%5Barticle%5D=210&cHash=b7db7c5c120f55ac6c06cd370dbeec86

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