Just a handful of New Arrivals today as we head fully into the holiday season. Let us know what we missed in the comments. Guerilla Toss, Gay Disco: Listening to Guerilla Toss involves dancing your ass off and bleeding from the ears, says Douglas Wolk: A quintet from Boston's punk rock underground, Guerilla Toss belongs to the odd, persistent strain of brutally dissonant groove bands: the Contortions, the Big Boys, Dog Faced Hermans, Melt-Banana. Their take on… 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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