This intimate and entertaining portrait follows the band as they complete their final tour and album, tracing the history and growth of the band and of Baltimore's underground music scene. Meet Nolen, a singer who stutters uncontrollably until he picks up the microphone; Bruce, a bassist who can make his battered instrument sound like an entire rock band; Denny, whose drumset regularly collapses under the force of his pummeling; and dozens of the fans, musicians, and artists who have catalyzed the city's music community. Along the way, the band reflects on why Baltimore has become such a vital and diverse creative breeding ground for the ethos of DIY music and art.
If We Shout Loud Enough is filled with extraordinary performance footage from Double Dagger's last tour, much of it shot from amid the sweaty bodies surging around the band. Featuring interviews with: Dan Deacon and members of Wye Oak, Future Islands, Ruiner, Thank You, and many others.
We've been cranking out a series of live-ish music videos to promote Thrill Jockey's bands as well as commemorate their 20th anniversay. Here are a few of my favorites: