Sound Tribe Sector Nine – ?Artifact? – [1320 Records]
This is the 4th studio album by STS9, and it was more than two years in the making. It will be released on February 7, 2005.
STS9 was formed in Atlanta and is based in Northern California now. The ‘Sector 9? in their name is an oblique reference to ‘Baktun 9,? a period (435-830A.D.) when the Mayan civilization was at its artistic peak and its most communal. ‘Sound tribe? refers to their vision of a collective artistic movement.
This album combines the improvisational style of a jam band with the possibilities of electronic music. Jam-tronica? The jazzy and soulful influences are deep but the music is always looking forward.
This music was not created to challenge you. It is there to help you. Imagine Blade Runner if the replicants were created to feed the poor and help the homeless.
Instrumentals: 3,4,5-7,9-15,19;Soulful female vocals: 2,8,17,18,20
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