Tag: sts9

The Best Way to Hit a Festival

Festival season is coming and HeadCount will be at more than 35 festivals this year (see the full schedule and volunteer). At select festivals, we’re excited to announce we will also offer special meet-the-artist experiences, exclusively from HeadCount, that include VIP tickets through our auction page. Some very specials fans will get to chill with guys from My Morning…

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Announcing the #GoVote Photo Campaign

Get ready. On Election Day, more than 300 entertainers will go on social media and post photos of themselves urging their fans to “#GoVote.”

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From Red Rocks to #ReGeneration: A Weekend with STS9

A fan shares his experiences of two days with STS9, culminating with a screening of an inspiring documentary.

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#ReGeneration – Interview with STS9 and the Filmmakers

HeadCount blogger Jon Perri discusses the documentary ReGeneration with the film’s producers and STS9.

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Interview: Live Painter Kris D

HeadCount chats with Kris D, an Atlanta-born tattoo artist and painter best known for his live painting beside Sound Tribe Sector 9. We caught up with him to discuss his work, inspiration, and issues such as reduced budget for art programs and corporate control of the media – forces working against the naturally liberating power of art.

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STS9 – Driving Alternative Energy

For two years now, STS9 has been sponsoring a group of high school students from South Plantation, FL in their efforts to dominate the world of solar vehicle races.

Will Live Streaming Become A Flood?

Trey Anastasio. The Disco Biscuits. Umphrey’s McGee. Phil Lesh. Drive-By Truckers. STS9. The Allman Brothers Band. Heck, you could easily add yourself to this list. I’m talking about artists who’ve recently streamed shows live over the Internet, whether for a fee, free, or through a paid subscription. Is this a trend ready to take off…

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Interview: STS9’s David Phipps On The Conspiratorial Nature Of Giving

They may be one of the spacier, more experimental, and more mystically inclined bands on the improv-rock circuit, but Santa Cruz instrumental quintet STS9 also have their feet planted firmly in consensual reality. On their tenth album, Ad Explorata, released earlier this month on the group’s own 1320 label, STS9 blends vintage analog electronics with…

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Pnuma Trio Giving Away Show For Conscious Alliance

Pnuma Trio is drawing attention to Conscious Alliance’s food-distribution efforts by offering a free download of their set from STS9‘s “Day Out of Time” celebration at Red Rocks Amphitheater in July. I was at the DOOT show and Pnuma threw it down, as always. The set includes new tunes “DAB,” moresamples,” and “avid” from their…