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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Tonight @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, Summerfest, 9:30 p.m.

One of the first improvisational jam bands to use a canvas of electronic- and dance-based sounds instead of rock- and blue-based ones, Sound Tribe Sector 9 is at the forefront of an offshoot of jam music affectionately deemed jamtronica. They play long, freeform sets, shifting textures like a funkier, more groove-based incarnation of the post-rock...
Monday, Nov. 17, 2008

Peaceblaster (1320 Records)

California's Sound Tribe Sector 9 claims that instrumental music can reflect the tension of the times. In fact, the five-man collective considers its dense Eno-esque swirl of pulsing live and electronic sounds a means of "conversation" between band and listener. And Peaceblaster, STS9's fourth studio album, finds band members in a dark mood that's occasionally tempered by shimmering rays of light. Their genre-shattering...