Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Steve Moore : A Quiet Gathering

Ex-psychology-school-dropout-turned-electro-acoustic-music-wizard's second release (first being a cassette-only Return Of The Poet) from 1988. Side one composed entirely of field recordings edited together to make a logical whole. Side two is an eight-part suite made of samples from other people's music treated into unrecognition, with some scarce 'real' instruments added. Plus a brief, more 'composed' piece. Dramatic, brilliant and listenable. At moments also breathtakingly beautiful...
Note: Be sure to check also his extraordinary Threshold Of Liberty cassette!

Gather

2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

i have been searching for this album for years. it's out of print and impossible to find. any chance i could get a digital copy? will consider payment/barter terms you suggest. jhharmon@hotmail.com

8:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

A Quiet Gathering (378.476.685)

The Threshold of Liberty (444.994.180)

10:55 PM  

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