Port O'Brien- My Will is Good (Bodega Girls Remix)

Alaska-bred, Oakland-based Port O'Brien, known for their authentic mix of shanty tunes and raucous live shows complete with audience members banging away on pots and pans, might be the last band on the planet you'd expect to hear a glitchy, skip-laden remix of. But that's exactly what the Bodega Girls do to "My Will is Good," which finds Van Pierszalowski channeling the ghosts of Isaac Brock circa-The Moon & Antarctica. The original, in and of itself, is a massive departure for the band, and shows growth, as does the remix, which features a fluttering synth breakdown over a muffled beat box, before Van's spirit in the hallway vocal creeps back in. Be-overalled farmers beware, this is not your mother's Port O'Brien, rather a logical stepping stone in the career of a band bound for bigger things than PacNor farm fests and salmon boats. While I don't expect them to release a chopped and screwed remix album just yet, it's safe to say that Port O'Brien's sound is becoming more influenced by city life; industrial back alleys, empty dark streets and the grime of their post-industrial home than the frozen sea, that which provided the inspiration for All We Could Do Was Sing.

Port O'Brien, My Will is Good (Bodega Girls Remix)

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Tour Dates:

09.23 Seattle, WA @ Sunset Tavern*
09.25 Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue*
09.26 Denver, CO @ Hi-Dive*
09.28 Omaha, NE @ The Slowdown*
09.29 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry*
09.30 Milwaukee, WI @ Mad Planet*
10.01 Chicago, IL @ Schubas Tavern*
10.02 St. Louis, MO @ The Billiken Club*
10.03 Indianapolis, IN @ Radio Radio*
10.04 Cincinnati, OH @ Southgate House*
10.05 Rock Island, IL @ Barn Show "Daytrotter Presents" +
10.07 Columbus, OH @ Wexner Center for the Arts*
10.08 Pontiac, MI @ Verner's Room at the Crofoot+
10.09 Toronto, ON @ Sneaky Dee's*
10.10 Montreal, PQ @ Il Motore*
10.12 Northampton, MA @ Ironhorse^
10.13 Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club*
10.14 New York, NY @ The Mercury Lounge*
10.16 Brooklyn, NY @ Union Hall*
10.17 Philadelphia, PA @ North Star Bar*
10.18 Baltimore, MD @ The Talking Head Club*
10.19 Washington, DC @ DC 9*
10.21 Chapel Hill, NC @ Nightlight Bar & Club*
10.22 Knoxville, TN @ Pilot Light+
10.23 Atlanta, GA @ Criminal Record Instore
10.23 Atlanta, GA @ The Earl*
10.24 Nashville, TN @ Exit In*
10.26 Houston, TX @ Rudyards+
10.27 Dallas, TX @ The Cavern*
10.28 Austin, TX @ Emo's Jr. *
10.30 Phoenix, AZ @ Modified Arts*
11.02 La Jolla, CA @ The Loft @ UCSD+
11.04 Santa Barbara, CA @ Muddy Waters+
11.02 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill+
11.06 Sacramento, CA @ Luigi's+
11.07 Santa Cruz Mountains, CA @ Folk Yeah Presents @ Brookdale Lodge+
11.24 London, ENG @ Scala+
* with Sea Wolf
+ Port O'Brien headlining date
^ with Grand Archives

Port O'Brien- My Will is Good (Bodega Girls Remix)