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Orion Tango

A tango is all about moving smoothly as one with your partner. Orion Tango's tango is all about doing the same thing between minds and instruments. The newest project from Philadelphia's genre-defying 1k Recordings label consists of guitarist Tim Motzer, bassist Barry Meehan and drummer Jeremy Carlstedt: a team of premier musicians who've played together in various settings in the past, but never in this trio configuration before. Their self-titled debut shows both the familiarity of longtime collaborators and the eagerness of a fresh outfit just discovering what it can do. Drawing on the experimental spirit of Krautrock as much as the deep rhythmic stew of urban dub, offering infectious power- rock grooves and occasional noise on the edge of chaos, Orion Tango is a thick slice of heavy power-trio improv as this crew does it best

The Apple Of No

Label: 1K Recordings
Released: 2017
Track listing: Disintegration of Turbulent Surfaces/The Apple of No; To My Stars, Only Dust; Between Time; From Black to Light.

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Orion Tango: The Apple Of No

Read "The Apple Of No" reviewed by Geno Thackara

In times as strange and uncertain as ever, Orion Tango prefers to remember that there are some silver linings we can count on and “the world doesn't have to go this way," as guitarist Tim Motzer explains it. One steady constant of course is the power of music--edge-of-seat improvisation is this power trio's specialty, and the ...

Orion Tango at Kung Fu Necktie

Read "Orion Tango at Kung Fu Necktie" reviewed by Geno Thackara

Orion TangoKung Fu Necktiejny: Philadelphia, PAJune 6, 2017 It's unclear what formal apparel has to do with the martial arts, or what either one has to do with live music for that matter, but nevermind. Adventurous musical acts are always welcome at Kung Fu Necktie as much as open-eared listeners are. ...

Orion Tango

Label: 1K Recordings
Released: 2015
Track listing: Find Your Happy Place; SuperGun; Gravity Knife; Orion Tango; The Last Song.

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Renowned Music Journalist Barry Cleveland Launches The Lodge

Renowned Music Journalist Barry Cleveland Launches The Lodge

Veteran music journalist and former Guitar Player magazine editor Barry Cleveland has launched The Lodge, a new online music publication featuring in-depth interviews with some of today’s most forward-thinking artists, music reviews, videos, and geeky recording tips and techniques. Cleveland reviews new releases by John McLaughlin, Ben Monder, Sonar, Orion Tango, and Kevin Kastning in his ...


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