A true test of a band’s flexibility relates to their ability to adapt to their environments by playing the crowd’s taste in a given city, and using the time of day and location of the venue to get the biggest response from the audience. Sound Tribe Sector 9, who tend to thrive in a late night dance party setting, had the challenge of adapting their style to meet the sunshine soaked outdoor vibe of Portland Oregon’s Edgefield.
From the dark and dirty to the mellow and mild, the band portrayed a multidimensional, multifaceted collective that can take their sound in whichever direction they feel.
or three nights, STS9 brought the heat to the state of Colorado and showed the music world just why they are a band to look out for in 2005. With Artifact now released and the band in the midst of a massive national tour to support, watch out for a band poised to make a big splash and change the music world as we know it.
Five years since the release of their last studio effort, Offered Schematics Suggesting Peace, Georgia bred Sound Tribe Sector 9 is back with the self-produced Artifact, a refreshing and insightful glimpse into the ever-evolving musical entity. Capturing over two years of dedicated in-studio work, Artifact clearly depicts the band
Along with Tortoise, SUB-id, Richard Devine, Collective Efforts, Psyche Origami, Genetic, Telephon TelAviv, and fire dancing from Phoenix Rising, STS9 made a triumphant return to where it all began.