Thurston Moore: Stroking Piece #1

Not much to say about this one: composed by Moore, performed by NYCs finest, The Bang on a Can All-Stars. If a little repetition annoys you, this is going to royally piss you off. A little repetition annoys me too, but a lot of it takes me somewhere interesting.

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Buddha's picture

I hope Wes is OK.

Stephen Mejias's picture

I don't think I can explain why in any meaningful way, but I love this piece. Beyond Thurston Moore's distinct guitar tone, it sounds and feels like a Sonic Youth song. So, maybe my love for it is partly due to familiarity and comfort. But I also wonder if it's that repitition which draws me into all of the subtle shifts of texture and pitch. I dunno. I always love this kind of thing. Thanks for posting it, Wes.

Jeff Wong's picture

"Repetition is a form of change"--Brian Eno & Peter Schmidt, from Oblique Strategies

Stephen Mejias's picture

"Repetition is a form of change"--Brian Eno & Peter Schmidt, from Oblique Strategies Yup, that says it very well.

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