Double Dagger are the latest independent rock talent to course from the home of The Wire, Baltimore. The trio are a knife to the face of numerous ‘art school’ bands that solely kicked it at college for slacker kudos and plentiful chicks. Singer Nolen Strals and bassist Bruce Willen, both Maryland Institute College Of Art graduates, run distinctive graphic design/visual art venture Post Typography. And though just-unleashed album ‘More’, the threesome’s debut offering for cult Chicago label Thrill Jockey, doesn’t outwardly trumpet educative inspirations, in formative days the influence ran deeper into Double Dagger’s fabric.
Nolen Strals , Bruce Willen , Denny Bowen