Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Free Rein- Moon Signs Sigh + Two Leaves Live (USA 2009)
FREE REIN come from Oakland, CA, USA. The band exists since late 2008, and the members play "Theremin, waterphone, 6 string bass, tapes (...), wind instruments, percussion" and also occasionally do some vocals.
Free Rein live at the Luggage Store Gallery
"Their music is completely improvised and recorded live. - Andrew Joron is known primarily as an experimental lyric poet. His books include, "The Sound Mirror" and "The Sun at Night." He is a translator of the German Marxist philosopher, Ernst Bloch. - Brian Lucas is a visual artist and former member of the free form psychedelic band, Mirza. Lucas also played bass briefly for Caroliner. - Joseph Noble investigates the process by which one creates an architecture of breath. Noble is the author of 'An Ives Set.'"
(Info from Myspace)
"Moon Signs Sigh" is a rather quiet, beautiful minimalistic piece of improvised music - with assorted percussion and bells and flute harmonizing perfectly, floating along seemingly not of this world...
FREE REIN: Moon Signs Sigh (USA 2009)
(mp3-zip, 5 tracks, 54 min, 73,3 MB, artwork incl.)
"Two Leaves Live" includes two long tracks with almost 30 minutes each and is similar in style to "Moon Signs Sigh": beautiful improvised, rather quiet music. Nothing for rock/garage/noise fans of course, but may appeal to fans of the more experimental, ethnic kraut bands like POPOL VUH or DZYAN.