A Box of Toys

A Box of Toys – Rock In Opposition Movement (RIO)

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On the 8th episode of A Box of Toys we feature bands that were a part of or influenced by the Rock In Opposition (RIO) Movement from 1978 to present day.  Some of those artist include:  Henry Cow, Fred Frith and Lindsay Cooper to name a few.  [email protected]


Artist Song Album Label
Henry CowBittern Storm over UlmUnrestEast Side Digital
Slapp HappyA Worm Is At WorkCasablanca Moon/Desperate StraightsVirgin Records
Fred Frithspring any day nowGravityRER Megacorp
Fred FrithA Career in Real EstateGravity [Expanded]East Side Digital
Fred Frithnorrgarden nyvlaGravityRER Megacorp
Fred Frithyear of the monkeyGravityRER Megacorp
The Secret SistersSilverSaturn ReturnNew West Records
Louise Johnson;Lindsay Cooper;Michael AskillCooper: BotticelliAn Angel On The BridgeAustralian Broadcasting Corp (ABC)
Of Monsters and MenRóróróFEVER DREAMRepublic Records
SantanaMr. SzaboShape ShifterStarfaith
Sleepytime Gorilla MuseumThe CompanionsThe CompanionsWMG - BMG/The End Records
MiriodorVeninVeninCuneiform Records
Kenny Wayne ShepherdMr. SoulMr. SoulWMG - Provogue Records
Cheer-AccidentAccording To The SpiralFear Draws MisfortuneCuneiform
Cheer-AccidentBarely BreathingNo ifs, ands or DogsCuneiform Records
Eduardo HideZero feat. Sonora KushZero (Instrumental)Koan Trax

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