A COLLECTION OF SUMMER SONGS FROM 2004-2008Songs on this collection were recorded and mixed by Emily Jane Powers between January 2004-July 2008 in Chicago IL, Ann Arbor MI, Pinckney MI, Kalamazoo MI. "If This is Our Last Goodbye" was recorded and mixed by Fred Thomas at Song Machine in Ypsilanti MI. Additional tracking in Belmont MA (assistance by Emeen Zarookian) & Oberlin OH. Mastered by Tom Giltrow (2005-2006) and remastered by Dave Vettraino in June 2020. Songs and lyrics by Emily Jane Powers with the exception of "To Believe" written by Alec Jensen in 2002 and originally performed by The Misters.
Music performed by Emily Jane Powers (vocals, guitars, violin, drums, etc), Alec Jensen (bass), Miller Tinkerhess (trumpet), Raechel Tiffe (vocals), Christopher Luxem (vocals), Andrew Sadoway (drums), Emeen Zarookian (bass).
$5 of every digital sale will be donated to the Chicago Freedom School, a non-profit in Chicago IL providing programing and training to young leaders of color in social justice, anti-oppression, and healing justice.
After purchasing this album or making an independent donation to the Chicago Freedom School you are encouraged to dub this to a cassette & play on an analog device, which most appropriately fits the spirit of these songs. Print-at-home cassette artwork is provided here for your convenience.
RESTLESS"Restless" was recorded and mixed by Erik Hall (March - July 2017) and mastered by Carl Saff in Chicago, IL. Music and lyrics written by Emily Jane Powers. Music performed by:
Emily Jane Powers: vocals, guitars, violin, mandolin, cello, drums (3, 6), percussion, synthesizer, pump organ, tape manipulation
Alec Jensen: bass, piano, organ
Jenn Romero: background vocals, flute
Eric Brummitt: guitar (2, 9), trumpet
Christopher Smith: drums
Karl Rzasa: bassoon
PART OF MERecorded, mixed, and mastered between May 2013 - January 2014 by Christopher Gilbert with the following exceptions: "Back Into The Light" was recorded and mixed by Ian Doerr, "Lynn" was recorded by Andrew Sadoway & Emily Jane Powers, mixed by Emeen Zarookian, "Part of Me" was recorded by Alec Jensen. "Lynn" originally appeared on Dwell & Dwell by Snooze. Performances by the following:
Emily Jane Powers: vocals, guitars, violin, cello, barimonster, tape manipulation, keyboard (2, 10)
Christopher Gilbert: drums, electric & upright bass, keyboard, robot drums, belly claps
Andrew Sadoway: drums (8, 9), baritone guitar (9), whurlitzer (5)
Alec Jensen: electric bass (3, 4, 8), drum machine (10)
Eric Brummitt: electric guitar (3)
George Steinhardt: hand claps (8)
UNDERTONESelf released Fall 2009. Recorded during July 2008-October 2009 in Chicago IL, Belmont MA, and Ann Arbor MI. Mastered by Mike Nau in Cumberland MD. All songs written by EJP, music performed by:
Jensen, Alec: Bass (1, 3, 5, 8), Electric Guitar (3, 5)
Powers, Emily Jane: Vocals, Guitars, Drums, Bass, Percussion, Keyboard, Violin, Air Organ
Sadoway, Andrew: Drums (4, 5, 9) Tinkerhess, Miller: Trumpet