Micro-East Collective: Out of My Face
No two compositions are alike as we continue onward with “Stimulation”. With this piece, the musicians pursue avant-garde minimalism featuring dissonant phrasing by various members of the woodwind section, along with Corey Sims’ backwash of accordion, intersecting motifs and tumultuous dialogue. Ethnocentric percussion and Didkovsky’s crunching electric guitar lines provide the backbone for the instrumentalist’s conveyance of jagged phrasing along with a few sequences of crash and burn interplay whether in brief spurts or harmonious accord on the piece titled, “Buried Textures”. Essentially, the individual members of the band maintain a viable role within the big scheme of things as if they were actors portraying their roles in an Off-Broadway play.
Out Of My Face is often fascinating if somewhat unclassifiable. Needless to state, these folks are on to something here as the vibrancy, startling chemistry and elevated degree of musicianship will more than likely impart a permanent inscription or impression on one’s psyche! .......Recommended * * * *
For additional information visit the “Micro-East Collective” on the “Umbrella Records” website at: www.umbrellarecordings.com/micro-east/shows.html
Record Label: Umbrella Recordings
Style: Modern Jazz