School of Seven Bells To Release Digital Deluxe Edition of
Alpinisms on October 13
New Mix of “iamundernodisguise” Available Free on Pitchfork Today
Headlining Tour Begins Friday
Los Angeles, CA (September 23, 2009) – Brooklyn, NY based trio School of Seven Bells will release a Deluxe Edition of their critically acclaimed debut album Alpinisms on October 13 (Vagrant/Ghostly International). The digital only release will include nine bonus tracks including demo versions, alternate takes and new mixes of songs from the album (see tracklisting below).
Fans can download a new version of “Iamundernodisguise” for free today on Pitchfork’s Forkcast.
School of Seven Bells – Benjamin Curtis and sisters Alejandra and Claudia Deheza – kick off their first North American headlining tour on Friday, September 25 at Johnny Brenda’s in Philadelphia, PA.
The tour routes the band to Austin, Texas on Friday, October 2 for a performance at the Austin City Limits Festival. School of Seven Bells are set to end the tour with a hometown show at Webster Hall during CMJ Music Marathon on October 23. Depreciation Guild, Phantogram, Warpaint, and The xx are among the openers on the tour. For tickets and more info: http://www.ilike.com/artist/School+of+Seven+Bells/on_tour
The video for “My Cabal,” the third single from Alpinisms, was just added into rotation on MTVU.
One of the ‘Top Debut Albums of 2008’ (NPR), Alpinisms’ “sweeping, ethereal pop” (Spin) features songs that are “texturally striking and precise’ (NY Times) and “is the sum of hip contradictions” (Rolling Stone) and has “a pulse that makes you feel like you’re flying in IMAX’ (Stereogum).
Alpinisms Deluxe Edition Bonus Tracks:
Wired For Light (Live Drum Version)
Half Asleep (Alternate Version)
White Elephant Coat (Early Demo Version)
Caldo (Live on Stereogum’s Decomposed)
Sempiternal (Alternate Version)
Iamundernodisguise (Vocal Mix I)
My Cabal (Early Mix 07)
Connjur (Alternate Version)
For Kalaja Mari (Drum Outtake Mix)
School of Seven Bells Fall ‘09 Tour:
Sep 25 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brendas
Sep 26 – Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
Sep 27 – Washington, DC @ Rock and Roll Hotel
Sep 28 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
Sep 29 – Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn
Oct 01 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s
Oct 02 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits
Oct 04 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
Oct 05 – Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
Oct 06 – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
Oct 08 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
Oct 09 – Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret
Oct 10 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos
Oct 13 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
Oct 14 – Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle
Oct 15 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace
Oct 16 – Northampton, MA @ Pearl Street Nightclub
Oct 17 – Boston, MA @ Paradise
Oct 23 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall/CMJ Music Marathon
School of Seven Bells “Alpinisms” (VR550 / 601091055025 / C13) Available Now!