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THESE ARE POWERS gets remixed, ready a month of New York shows

As the release of THESE ARE POWERS’ debut for Dead Oceans All Aboard Future draws near, the good people at The Tripwire have dropped a remix of album cut “Easy Answers” by minimalist trance master Butchy Fuego. Get it right HERE.

Quoth Tripwire regarding Butchy’s edit: “At the forefront — as is the case in their “normal” recordings — are Barie’s vocals. Her sharp staccato annunciation and Ponytail-esque delivery is the attention grabber, but here it’s backed by a softer, almost muted accompaniment of remixed bass and percussion. Cut up with synths, hand claps and overdubs, it’s a more inviting tone for the usually much noisier music collective. Or to appropriate their words again, they are hymns piggybacking on noise collages, club beats and ragas.”

Meanwhile, These Are Powers has lined up a slew of New York shows over the next month, playing some of the city’s coolest venues and art spaces. Check the dates below:

01/23/09 Brooklyn, NY – Bell House w/ Ponytail
01/30/09 Brooklyn, NY – Danbro Studios – Brooklyn Vs. Baltimore Battle w/ Dan Deacon, USAISAMONSTER, Thank You
02/06/09 New York, NY – 92Y Tribeca w/ Bird Names
02/13/09 Brooklyn, NY – Monster Island – Art Show with Album Art
02/16/09 New York, NY – Other Music
02/20/09 New York, NY – Less Artists More Condos

These Are Powers offer first mp3 from “All Aboard Future”

We are excited to announce the first mp3 from All Aboard Future, the new album from These Are Powers, coming February 17, 2009. “Life of Birds” provides a perfect taste of the new directions These Are Powers explore on their forthcoming LP. Read what Pitchfork had to say about the song at the link below.

READ PITCHFORK REVIEW OF “LIFE OF BIRDS” HERE
DOWNLOAD MP3 OF “LIFE OF BIRDS” HERE

Last.fm Features These Are Powers

While in London, These Are Powers played a string of shows, including one presented by Last.fm. Last.fm interviewed the band and captured video footage of “Life of Birds” from their 2009 release All Aboard Future, and you can see both immortalized on the internet at the links below.

THESE ARE POWERS VIDEO INTERVIEW
THESE ARE POWERS PERFORM “LIFE OF BIRDS” AT CARGO

These Are Powers Announce “All Aboard Future”

2009 will be known as the Year of the Rat – or some similar shit like that – but one of the more important details of the fledgling year is the release of These Are Powers All Aboard Future out February 17. Dangerous and unpredictable in a live setting, the Brooklyn / Chicago trio of Pat Noecker, Anna Barie and Bill Salas have crafted an exotic hybrid of electro-acoustic beats, subsonic bass rumble, mangled guitars and plaintive call and response vocals on All Aboard Future. Showing solidarity with the visual arts community These Are Powers invited no fewer than 13 different artists from New York to Beijing to create the albums artwork. Vicious dance music for the universal peace movement of the future? Here it is.

GET MORE INFO AND TRACK LISTING HERE

These Are Powers offer first mp3 from “All Aboard Future”

We are excited to announce the first mp3 from All Aboard Future, the new album from These Are Powers, coming February 17, 2009. “Life of Birds” provides a perfect taste of the new directions These Are Powers explore on their forthcoming LP. Read what Pitchfork had to say about the song at the link below.

READ PITCHFORK REVIEW OF “LIFE OF BIRDS” HERE
DOWNLOAD MP3 OF “LIFE OF BIRDS” HERE

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