SCREAMO.NL

Saetia

Saetia



Website: Saetia

Saetia (pronounced like say-sha) was a New York City-based screamo band. Their name originates from a misspelling of the Miles Davis track "Saeta", from his album Sketches of Spain, which, in turn, was named after the saeta, a religious tradition of flamenco music. (This is similar to fellow screamo band Joshua Fit For Battle, whose name was a corruption of the traditional American spiritual song "Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho"; other members of Saetia later formed Off Minor, which is the title of a Thelonious Monk composition.)

Saetia had numerous members throughout its existence, with frequent changes in membership. The band's first bass player, Alex Madara, was affected by a severe allergic reaction which placed him into a coma for eight days, finally resulting in his death on 1998-12-14.

Their drummer, Greg Drudy, was the original drummer of the indie-rock band Interpol prior to their current popularity. He currently runs the record label Level Plane. Other members of the band continued their musical careers in numerous outfits, some of them joining screamo bands such as Off Minor, Hot Cross, and The Fiction, as well as the hardcore punk outfit Instruction.

Saetia's final, posthumous single, "Eronel" was released under the Witching Hour label in 2000. The single contains three songs recorded by Steve Roche and mixed by Pat Kenneally 

Hassan-I-Sabbah Angel-Hair Eaves nitro-mega-prayer Love-Like...-Electrocution Belle-epoque Shikari June-paik Majority-rule Anomie Daitro I-Hate-Myself Yaphet-Kotto Hot-cross Amanda-Woodward Gantz Envy I-Have-Dreams In-Loving-Memory Ampere Suis-la-lune La-Quiete Portrait 1905 Raein Funeral-diner the-Spirit-of-Versailles The-number-twelve-looks-like-you Danse-Macabre Neil-Perry I-would-set-myself-on-fire-for-you Kaospilot Comadre Circle-Takes-The-Square Heroin Pg.-99 Saetia Vuur Index-for-potential-suicide Malady Cease-upon-the-capitol Usurp-Synapse Clikatat-Ikatowi Louise-Cyphre Gauge-Means-Nothing Joshua-Fit-For-Battle Toru-Okada Takaru Her-Breath-On-Glass City-of-Caterpillar Cobra-Kai Jeromes-Dream The-Kodan-Armada Palatka Heaven-in-her-arms Mihai-Edrisch The-Apoplexy-Twist-Orchestra You-And-I Nervous-light-of-sunday In/Humanity One-eyed-god-prophecy Orchid Am-I-Dead-Yet? Trainwreck Love-Lost-But-Not-Forgotten Swing-Kids Loma-Prieta Reversal-of-Man Indian-Summer I,-robot Union-of-Uranus Portraits-of-Past Zann Tunes-for-bears-to-dance-to Tristan-Tzara Sed-Non-Satiata I-wrote-haikus... Do-Androids-Dream-Of-Electric-Sheep?