With Wordless Music Orchestra
On Tuesday, Dec. 17, Texas-founded, experimental ambient duo Stars of the Lid joined New York City’s boundary-crossing Wordless Music Orchestra for a collaborative concert of intricate, drone-heavy minimalism. The concert took place at the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, and was recorded by Q2 Music.
This show presents Stars of the Lid – aka composers Adam Wiltzie and Brian McBride – in their first US tour in five years, and is presented by (Le) Poisson Rouge and the Wordless Music series. The fifteen-piece Wordless Music Orchestra has made its reputation performing in singular, adventurous shows paired with such non-classical artists and bands as Efterklang, Alex & Jónsi and Jóhann Jóhannsson.