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The story of The Books began in 2000, when Nick Zammuto and Paul de Jong met through a friend in New York City. Sharing similar interests but different backgrounds in acoustic music and found sound, Zammuto and de Jong took their sonic experiments to the studio. Eventually, with some urging by Tom Steinle of Tomlab Records, they created what would become their debut record, 'Thought for Food', in 2002. Within a…

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  • hmm, I kinda prefer Zammuto but I like this too.
  • what did i just stumble upon, this shit is great
  • These guys keep blowing my mind. Somehow they just capture life in their music in a way that no other artist can do. Really disappointing they're not together anymore.
  • meditation
  • cold freezin night!
  • really fantastic !
  • This is one of the most satisfying bands I've ever listened to. It's so amazing and it surprises me that nothing sounds like it, 'cause their formula works. I love it.
  • why did they split up?
  • Amazing discography and also some of the best use of samples. Truly magical music.

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