Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography


RIO/Avant-Prog • United States

From, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Moe! Staiano/Moe!kestra! picture
Moe! Staiano/Moe!kestra! biography
Moe Staiano

Moe! Staiano is a percussionist, playing on whatever objects he can find. He has released his own music under his name and under collaborative project called Moe!Kestra! and another project called Mute Socialiste as well as recording and performing with other groups. These other bands and musicians include, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum & Vacuum Tree Head (of which Moe! was officially a member), Ron Anderson, Cheer Accident, Amy Denio, Thomas Dimuzio and many others.

His solo output under his own name consists of three albums: The Non-Study of First Impressions (1997), The Lateness of Yearly Presentations (2002) and The Absolute Tradition of No Traditions (2007). Another work in progress is of a studio project of old song ideas meant for Mute Socialite.

Mute Socialiste was a band with guitarist Ava Mendoza and bassist Alee Karim, second drummer Shayna Dunkleman, and trumpeter Liz Allbee. Moe! played drums and percussive guitar and guitar. They broke up in the summer of 2009.

Moe!Kestra! is his project where he writes text/graphic scores for large ensembles (seven pieces up until 2009, all of which performed between 1997-2009).
As for disc releases of this project, the first album was released in 2003 and included two improvisations ?Two Forms of Multitudes: Conducted Improvisations.
In 2006 Moe!Kestra! released Piece No.7: An Inescapable Siren Within Earshot Of Hearing Distance Therein And Other Whereabouts, which is written for guitars (played with all low E-strings played with a coiled implement), strings, percussion, u-bolts, wine glasses and sirens.
In May of 2007 Moe!Kestra celebrated 10 years. That year saw the premier of ?Piece No.9: When Terrie Had Six? dedicated to the Dutch band the Ex. That year also saw the release of 'Two Rooms of Uranium Inside 83 Markers? an album of two conducted improvisations from 2003 and 2004.


==Assaf Vestin==

MOE! STAIANO/MOE!KESTRA! forum topics / tours, shows & news

No topics found for : "moe! staiano/moe!kestra!"
Create a topic now
MOE! STAIANO/MOE!KESTRA! tours, shows & news
No topics found for : "moe! staiano/moe!kestra!"
Post an entries now

MOE! STAIANO/MOE!KESTRA! Videos (YouTube and more)

Showing only random 3 | Search and add more videos to MOE! STAIANO/MOE!KESTRA!


More places to buy MOE! STAIANO/MOE!KESTRA! music online Buy MOE! STAIANO/MOE!KESTRA! & Prog Rock Digital Music online:


Ordered by release date | Showing ratings (top albums) | Help to complete the discography and add albums

MOE! STAIANO/MOE!KESTRA! top albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

0.00 | 0 ratings
The Non-Study Of First Impressions
0.00 | 0 ratings
The Lateness Of Yearly Presentations
0.00 | 0 ratings
Two Forms of Multitudes: Conducted Improvisations (Moe!Kestra!)
0.00 | 0 ratings
2 Rooms of Uranium Inside 83 Markers (Moe!Kestra!)
2.00 | 1 ratings
The Absolute Tradition Of No Traditions

MOE! STAIANO/MOE!KESTRA! Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

MOE! STAIANO/MOE!KESTRA! Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

MOE! STAIANO/MOE!KESTRA! Boxset & Compilations (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

MOE! STAIANO/MOE!KESTRA! Official Singles, EPs, Fan Club & Promo (CD, EP/LP, MC, Digital Media Download)


Showing last 10 reviews only
Thanks to avestin for the artist addition.

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: — jazz music reviews and archives | — metal music reviews and archives