Musician and sound artist Sam Underwood has collaborated with Stuart Estell to form the Tuba Doom Band. As well as playing gigs with their amplified Tubas, they also have a release called Beyond Tree and Stone. Droning, deep, and loud.
This video of Joe from Providence-based, anarchist brass band What Cheer? Brigade quitting his apparently crappy job with the help of his bandmates is pretty entertaining. Wish I could have quit my crappy jobs with such flare.
Brass Band has always held a stereotype of Northern village halls, red face Tubas, and cliché fanfares. I would like everyone to realize that this really is not the case. There are a few composers screwing up the system, and Simon Dobson is one of these vigilantes.