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STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9) is an instrumental dance music band who are known for their live performances. The band’s genre-blending sound is based heavily on Instrumental Rock and Electronic Music crossed with elements of Funk, Jazz, Psychedelic, and Hip Hop. The band mixes standard live rock instrumentation with electronics using the program Ableton Live, favoring group rhythm over individual solos.
STS9 has released four albums and one live DVD on their own label 1320 Records. As an independent artist, they have succeeded by using their live performance to conduct multiple concert tours and appear at music festivals. They have achieved significant niche popularity in a few areas of the country through frequent appearances, most notably in greater San Francisco Bay Area including Santa Cruz, California; the greater Denver, Colorado area including Boulder, Colorado; and the greater Atlanta, Georgia area including Athens, Georgia.