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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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 quarter-century curation effort that brings attention to lost, forgotten, eclectic and unknown music the world needs to hear. Come dig around and revel in what we’ve found.
A Box of Toys – The Japan Show features the avant garde/rock in opposition of the Japanese underground music scene. Curator Chris Cory covers the time period of 1979 to 2005 displaying the talents of Yellow Music Orchestra (YMO), composer Yoko Kano and Demi Semi Quaver to name a few. Remember you can drop a … Continued
Episode six of A Box of Toys entitled Emerging Artists Version 2 takes on a soulful tone. We feature the musical genius of rapper and composer duo Wilma Vritra, the multifaceted talents of Sudan Archives and the soaring octave range of Snoh Aalegra. Remember you can drop us a line at: [email protected]
In this episode A Box of Toys we explore music from artists that we hoped to interview at SXSW. As you all know the festival was canceled, but, for your listening pleasure, curator Chris Cory has put together “his list of faves” and co-host Sabrina Jacobs provides her opinion on his choices. Enjoy!
This week’s show features the amazing and prolific producer Adrian Sherwood. This episode is guaranteed to pique your interests and it will not fail to appeal to any obscure tastes you may have.
In this episode of A Box of Toys we take a listen to some newer talent that are taking on the music industry in their own, original way. This is our first of many episodes where we’ll be featuring novel musicians, cutting their teeth, bringing their inventiveness to the surface for all to enjoy.
A journey through time in a singularly intriguing and rich musical biome, Brazil; from the birth of samba carrying through two dictatorships, repression, exile, and rebirth. A testimony to the indomitable spirit that is music, and the joy, power, and grief that is Brazil.
This is the first of musical journeys for A Box Of Toys, a short jaunt from Bristol UK, through the Chunnel, to the continent. on our way, we survey the musical landscape that brought us such notables as Portishead, Massive Attack, and a host of oddities from the Crammed Discs label.