Australian group's influential debut returning to wax.
Since the ceremonious return of The Avalanches earlier this year, the term “plunderphonics” has been floating back into public consciousness, or rather, being introduced to an audience that never heard it in the first place. Admittedly, it’s a kind of obscure sphere of popular music, a form of sound collage made from one or more […]
The Avalanches made a ceremonious return this year with the release of their new album, Wildflower, their first new album since 2000′s Since I Left You. In addition, the group had also lined up their first live sets in years. However, today the Australian group announced that they’d be postponing several of those shows due […]
There’s usually no good reason to expect new music after a 16-year absence. Australian plunderphonics crew The Avalanches had plenty of bad ones despite the beloved status of Since I Left You, their debut quietly left to metamorphose into an electro-pop cult classic. Since its release in 2000, founding member Darren Seltmann settled down as […]
On July 8, The Avalanches will release Wildflower, their first new album in more than 15 years, via Astralwerks. The Australian group has shared a handful of tracks from the album thus far, including “Frankie Sinatra,” which features Danny Brown, and “Colours.” With a week to go before the official release of their long awaited […]
Australian plunderphonic trio The Avalanches have released another single in anticipation of their highly anticipated Wildflower. The track originally premiered on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 radio show. “Colours” is the second single to be released so far, following the Danny Brown-featuring “Frankie Sinatra” and a hotline teaser of a track titled “Subways.” The latest track […]
After 16 years, The Avalanches are finally releasing a new album. On July 8, the Australian sample innovators will release Wildflower via Astralwerks/Modular/EMI/XL. The album will feature guest appearances by Danny Brown, DOOM, Father John Misty, Toro Y Moi, Jennifer Herrema of Royal Trux, Camp Lo, Biz Markie, Mercury Rev’s Jonathan Donahue, and Warren Ellis of the […]
The Avalanches have been teasing a potential follow-up to their 2000 album Since I Left You, to date their only full-length release, for quite a few years now. This year, they’ve begun to ramp up activity, first updating all of their social media accounts and then later announcing their first tour dates in nearly a decade. Today, they’ve […]