This week we finish our dissection of Shiro the Goodman with various tracks from the early 2000’s that he used for his monumental 2003 mixtape, including Odd Nosdam.  Show ends with a wrapup and leftovers including Doormouse, Hrvatski and Electronic Music Composer.


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.


A Box of Toys

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.


A Box of Toys

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

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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.


A Box of Toys

A Box of Toys #69 Hyperdub

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For our 6th show in the Electronic Music series, we tour the catalogue of Hyperdub to bring you their own special mixture of dubby electronics.  This show covers the period from 2004 to date, and includes Kode 9, The Space Ape, and Burial, and other outstanding Hyperdub artists.


Join us as our Electronic Music Series continues. This is our stopgap between the third show, and our final show (upcoming).  A review of the prestigious Warp Records label from 2000-2004, that includes a number of luminaries in the IDM scene including Aphex Twin, Autechre, Matthew Hebert, Boards of Canada, Merzbow, Squarepusher and Luke Vibert.