A Box of Toys – October 26, 2021

A Box of Toys

A Box of Toys is a radio program dedicated to the mystery of obscure music. The sheer volume of new and original artists is utterly overwhelming and A Box of Toys endeavors to pluck these voices out of their dusty basements and onto the airwaves for your listening pleasure. It is the culmination of a …

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The pile of vinyl spilled over into a needle-drop show.  Take a journey through new and discovered records from La Femme, Vic Serf and the Villains, Flying Lotus, Moin, The Bug, Delia Derbyshire, Video Adventures and Debile Menthol as only A Box Of Toys can present it.


This week we dissect what makes a good DJ tick by tackling the monumental and obscure release by Shiro the Goodman from 2003 entitled Dance Crazy Until A Meal Rots.  Samples include The Bug, Gold Chains, Hrvatski, Doormouse, Soundmurderer and many more.


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A Box of Toys #74

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Are there cassettes in Chris’ car? Yes. Dig through the pile of recently released or obtained magnetic tape on the second installment of the curated crunch of magnetic tape, including Vic Serf and the Villains, Zumvo, Mantleofgets. Memo Boy and house favourite Model Home.


This week, we skim the cream from the Jagjaguwar Record label, and find a banquet of bountiful bands, including Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Peter Gabriel, Bon Iver, Mike Patton, and Sharon Van Etten- all of whom are active and in some cases touring in the near future.


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A Box of Toys #70 A Journey

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One thing leads to another.  In life, and on a Box Of Toys.  This show starts out with a Castanets track, and follows that tortured path into Psych, Progressive, Dub, and Alt-Folk genres from the 60’s all the way to the 21st century.  A journey through the curation process for A Box Of Toys. An … Continued


Our 8th Emerging Artist show takes us to Los Angeles, the home of Leaving Records.  Leaving specializes in avant-garde electronic music, and has a plethora of new talent, including Celia Hollander, Maral, S.Candle, Asa Tone, Jamire Williams, and many more.


A Box of Toys

A Box of Toys #71 Emerging Artists

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Our 7th Emerging Artists Show features A Box of Toys label favorites from Crammed and Hyperdub including Nova Materia, Nihiloxica, Ekiti Sound, Rozzma, Lorraine James and Doon Kanda with a wide variety of left field hip hop, electronic music, industrial dance music from Europe and Africa.


A Box of Toys

A Box of Toys #70 A Journey

this episode is no longer available

Playlist

One thing leads to another. In life, and on a Box Of Toys. This show starts out with a Castanets track, and follows that tortured path into Psych, Progressive, Dub, and Alt-Folk genres from the 60’s all the way to the 21st century. A journey through the curation process for A Box Of Toys.