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Moe! Staiano / Surplus 1980

Moe! Staiano / Surplus 1980
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Mario Staiano Jr. (best known as Moe! Staiano) is an experimental composer, drummer, percussionist, songwriter and multi-instrumental performance artist who has been at the forefront of the Bay Area improvisation scene for over a decade, both as a solo artist and with Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, Nurse with Wound, and more. He also fronts Surplus 1980, a post-punk band that continues the journey of no-wave musical exploration begun in his previous project, Mute Socialite. Surplus 1980's revolving slate of first-class Bay Area musicians complement Moe!'s bracing guitar and wry wordplay.
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http://surplus1980.com
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Releases on file (10)
Surplus 1980 — Pigeon Obstacle Course Surplus 1980 — Pigeon Obstacle Course
(Geomancy G1506, 2019, CD)
Nick Prol and the Proletarians — Loon Attic Nick Prol and the Proletarians — Loon Attic
(Bandcamp Daba Da, 2017, CD / DL)
Surplus 1980 — Arterial Ends Here Surplus 1980 — Arterial Ends Here
(Dephine Knormal Musik DKM13-, 2013, CD / LP / DL)
Surplus 1980 — Relapse in Response Surplus 1980 — Relapse in Response
(Dephine Knormal Musik DKM12, 2011, CD)
Nurse with Wound — May the Fleas of a Thousand Camels Infest Your Armpits Nurse with Wound — May the Fleas of a Thousand Camels Infest Your Armpits
(United Dairies UDCD200, 2009, CD)
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum — Of Natural History Sleepytime Gorilla Museum — Of Natural History
(Web of Mimicry WOM019, 2004, CD)
Moe! Staiano's Moe!kestra — Two Forms of Multitudes: Conducted Improvisations Moe! Staiano's Moe!kestra — Two Forms of Multitudes: Conducted Improvisations
(Dephine Knormal Musik DKM06, 2003, CD)
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum — Grand Opening and Closing Sleepytime Gorilla Museum — Grand Opening and Closing
(Seeland 523, 2001, CD)
Moe! Staiano — The Lateness of Yearly Presentations Moe! Staiano — The Lateness of Yearly Presentations
(Dephine Knormal Musik DKM06, 2001, CD)
Moe! Staiano — The Non-Study of First Impressions Moe! Staiano — The Non-Study of First Impressions
(Dephine Knormal Musik DKM01, 1997, CD)

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