Label: Silent, Noh Poetry Records
Bio: The Thessalonians, originally formed in 1986 as a side project of Kim Cascone (PGR), were an avant-garde ensemble based in San Francisco, well-known for their live free improvisations for electronic and acoustic instruments. Their shows straddled the border between psychedelic and cybernetic cult...See Full Bio
"Originally recorded in 1996, 'Solaristics' (Noh Poetry, 2005) features a trio of electronic musicians (Don Falcone, Paul Neyrinck, Kim Cascone) as well as percussionist Larry Thrasher. The style ranges from the linear jamming of Solaristics (funk guitar, cosmic-psychedelic keyboards, African percussion) to the abstract electronica over a steady tabla beat of E-Space, from the suspenseful waves of noises and voices in Drowning Weather to the dissonant dance music of Mining Camel."