We know how it is: You love the holidays as much as anybody else, it's just all that schmaltz has a way of unsettling the eggnog in your belly. Sugar is fine in cookies and candy canes, but does it have to be in the carols, too? Fear not: We've compiled a hearty list of saccharine-free classics designed to get you through the holiday season with the minimum number of eye-rolls and toothaches. more »
Sure, we play Bach, Beethoven and Mozart -- though we also dig the early music of Tallis, chance works by Cage, arias from Verdi and John Adams, as well as the composers on New Amsterdam records. Everything here was released after 2008, too, which is another way of declaring that notes written down on paper are still some of the most exciting ones to hear in all of contemporary music. more »
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