|Staiano, Moe!/Moe!Kestra / An Inescapable Siren Within Earshot Distance Therein And Other Whereabouts|
|Album:||An Inescapable Siren Within Earshot Distance Therein And Other Whereabouts||Collection:||General|
|Add Date:||2006-12-17||Pull Date:||2007-02-18||Charts:||Classical/Experimental|
|Week Ending:||14 Jan||7 Jan||31 Dec||24 Dec|
|1.||Fri, 16 Jan 09:||Wedge|
|4.||Fri, 25 May 07:||Wedge|
Memory Select -- Moe! Staiano interview
|2.||Wed, 19 Sep 07:||Wedge|
Day of Difficulty
|5.||Fri, 18 May 07:||Wedge|
|3.||Wed, 30 May 07:||mike|
Baptism of Solitude
|6.||Fri, 12 Jan 07:||Wedge|
Two different-sounding pieces for large bands. The pieces are composed (more like storyboarded), and conducted by Moe!, but there's a lot of improvisation happening between the lines. Great stuff, capable of vicious noise and restrained calm. |
PIECE NO. 7 (tracks 1-3) : Mostly strings and a mass of guitars played like a synched-up swarm of bees. Starts surprisingly serene in a type of drone/minimalism, boiling into a bigger, louder third movement.
1- Falling-bomb strings and a gradually building rumble, quiet but ominous
2- Ghostly howling of wine glasses being rubbed (literally). Serene. Strings in the last 3 minutes: Stately and gentle, later tense and foreboding.
3- Rumbling drone of low strings that lurches through changes in tone, like an angry sea. Last 2 minutes get chaotic, with sirens
PIECE No. 5 (tracks 4-6) : Uses a more "traditional" jazz/improv lineup dominated by lots of horns. Also guitars, strings, and a drum kit: 33 players in all.
4- Slow, grand feel. A building frenzy stops dead after 4 minutes, into a zen/Asian call-and-response, then a calming drone broken by fierce percussion spurts. Quiet end.
5- Big blast o' noise, after skronky horn intro
6- Steady rock beat, with dissonant horns playing a goofy kind of march. Then a chaotic haze of noise that ends abruptly.
|1.||Piece No. 7 (Part 1)||4.||Piece No. 5 (Part 1)|
|2.||Piece No. 7 (Part 2)||5.||Piece No. 5 (Part 2)|
|3.||Piece No. 7 (Part 3)||6.||Piece No. 5 (Part 3)|