Amon TobinBricolage

Label:Ninja Tune – zen CD29, Ninja Tune – zenCD29
CD, Album
Style:Drum n Bass, Downtempo, Breaks, Abstract, Future Jazz, Leftfield


1Stoney Street5:53
2Easy Muffin5:02
5Chomp Samba6:07
6New York Editor4:56
8The Nasty4:35
9Bitter & Twisted5:05
10Wires & Snakes5:27
11One Day In My Garden5:43
12Dream Sequence7:19
13One Small Step6:11

Companies, etc.



Comes in jewel case.

Cat# differences:
"zen CD29" (spine) / "zenCD29" (CD).

Liner notes:
Bricolage. A process which uses given material, given signifiers (a text, a chord sequence) but which creates from these new signifiers, a new reality which is not given.
"The bricoleur may not ever complete his purpose but he always puts something of himself into it".
The Savage Mind. Levi Strauss.

Design & photography taken in Seattle, August '96.
℗ & © Ninja Tune 1997.
Published by Just Isn't Music.

Incidental info:
Track 3: listed in booklet wrongly as "Yasawa".

◾️ Other same UK releases with cat n° zenCD29, can be distinguished by (at first sight on label side of CD - see images) :
- 3193 (this one), has a full layout printed in the inner hub.
- 13670083, has a plain transparent inner hub.
- 13670107, has a half transparent inner hub with a silver ring.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5 021392 137124
  • Barcode: 5021392137124
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1, 2): IMPRESS ZENCD29 03 6
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3, 4): IMPRESS ZENCD29 01 6
  • Matrix / Runout (Inner Plastic Hub, Etched): MADE IN THE UK
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1, 2, 3, 4): IFPI L136
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 04G7
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 0463
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 0483
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 4): IFPI 04B6

Other Versions (5 of 15)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Bricolage (2×LP, Album, Gatefold)Ninja Tunezen 29UK1997
Bricolage (CD, Album, CD, EP)Toy's FactoryTFCK-87917~18Japan1997
Bricolage (CD, Album)Ninja Tune, Ninja TunezenCD29, zen CD29Canada1997
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Bricolage (2×LP, Album)Ninja TuneZEN 29UK1997
New Submission
Bricolage (CD, Album)Ninja Tune, Ninja TunezenCD29, zen CD29Europe1997



  • Cardiff_Giant's avatar
    The version of "Creatures" on the original Bricolage CD is different from the digital version. The CD version has a longer intro, but does not have the sampled dialog, while the digital version (which is darker in tone overall) does.
    • limbo's avatar
      The updated version of this album has the song "Easy Muffin" deleted.
      • thizz's avatar
        i find myself back here streaming this album and listening to it whenever i can on wax. takes a few listens to really get into it, but i will always find something new to key on with each listen that i didn't pick up before. it's hard to put your finger on the character of the album itself, there are so many sonic twists and turns, so many different moods, so many different vibes and settings. amon tobin is a legend for this one, it pushes boundaries in both arrangement and texture that haven't really been topped to this day.
        • Selectronica's avatar
          Edited 5 years ago
          Bricolage is as amazing an album as Supermodified, imho.

          it is an easy jazzy ocean of orchestration i love and expect from Amon Tobin.
          • 8vis's avatar
            This is the kind of masterpiece which every music lover should have in this collection, such an incredible pleasure to listen from the 1st track to the last one.
            A must have.
            Check Cujo - adventures in foam, this is amazing too!

            Thank you Mr Amon.
            • exed's avatar
              Immaculate phantasmagoria. Assembled with the care and love. Flawlessly mixed and always ready to send you to another world. A truly inspirational piece of experimental sonic art, standing the test of time.
              • jiggawhat's avatar
                Edited 10 years ago
                My experience is very similar to that of the reviewer below. Early on, it sounded excessively experimental and a bit harsh/annoying. Only after repeated listens did I realize how deep, mature, and intricate this music is. It's one of the most thoughtful DnB albums out there, which says a lot.


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