Tuba music by Stuart Estell and Sam Underwood

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By Andrew Spackman in New Music on Tuesday 30 October 2012

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.

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What Chear? Brigade member quits job with help from his band

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By Gerry Mak in Video on Wednesday 19 October 2011

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.

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Awesome brass band music by Simon Dobson

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By Patrick James Pearson in New Music on Saturday 27 August 2011

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.

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