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Daytrotter Officially Closes, Moeller Nights Still Going Strong

April 4th, 2019

It was a situation akin to signing divorce papers after a three-year separation: On March 30, the Davenport Daytrotter operation ceased recording bands coming through the area, and on April 1, the DT owners, Wolfgang’s Vault/Paste, announced that they would be closing up shop here in the Q-Cs and consolidating their recording in their already-existing Atlanta and New York studios. It came as absolutely no surprise, as last summer the Daytrotter venue shut down its live shows, and two years prior, Daytrotter founder Sean Moeller was forced out of the company he started in 2006 in an acrimonious... Read More

Daytrotter Cutting Live Shows After This Weekend

June 8th, 2018

Daytrotter will cease live shows after this weekend in its Brady Street location, and will lay off an unspecified number of employees, according to multiple sources that asked not to be identified. New York-based Wolfgang’s Vault, which owns Daytrotter, confirmed the closing and layoffs in reports to other area media, but could not be reached by QuadCities.com to independently confirm the move. The venue, at 324 Brady Street, opened in 2016. Since then, Daytrotter has seen the departure of founder Sean Moeller as well as other key members of the original Daytrotter team. The studio space for... Read More

Will Bands Still Hold Daytrotter Deer Or Hoof It?

June 27th, 2017
Sean Leary

This week, the indie music world blew up with news that the band Deerhoof was aiming their horns and charging squarely at local and national music site Daytrotter. According to various sites and magazines, including Pitchfork and Spin, Deerhoof are ticked that Daytrotter released an LP of a session they did eight years ago. They claim they did not give permission for the session to be released. They also claim they weren’t paid for the LP nor did they receive royalties, and likewise, that their work for the site was placed behind a paywall for which they likewise received no royalties. Daytrotter,... Read More

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