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Classic Reviews: The Avalanches, ‘Since I Left You’

9SPIN Rating: 9 of 10Release Date: November 06, 2001Label: ModularThis review was originally published in the October 2001 issue of SPIN. In honor of the release…
Simon Reynolds / July 8, 2016

Review: Since They Left Us, the Avalanches Found a World Not All That New on ‘Wildflower’

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: July 08, 2016Label: XLSo many ways to counter the sophomore slump, and the Avalanches chose the most difficult one.
Brad Shoup / July 7, 2016

Stream the Avalanches’ ‘Wildflower’ Right Now

It's official: The Avalanches are a two-album band. The sample-happy Australians have released their very highly anticipated sophomore record, Wildflower, just 16 years after their cult-classic debut, Since…
Anna Gaca / July 1, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: The Avalanches, Portishead, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from resurfaced Australian dance heads, Southern guitar-slingers, and more.
SPIN Staff / June 24, 2016

The Avalanches Take ‘Subways’ Back to Their Classic Sound

After a more-or-less 15-year wait for new Avalanches material since their standard-bearing LP Since I Left You, now it feels like every other day we're…
Andrew Unterberger / June 22, 2016

The Avalanches Team Up With Mercury Rev’s Jonathan Donahue for ‘Colours’

Even though "Frankie Sinatra" was met with a lukewarm response, the hype still remains high for Wildflower, the Avalanches' first album since 2000's classic Since I Left You. The…
Brian Josephs / June 16, 2016

The Avalanches End Their Long Absence With ‘Frankie Sinatra’

After 16 years of praise and false alarms (but mostly silence), acclaimed Australian group the Avalanches have returned with their first official release since their…
Brian Josephs / June 2, 2016

The Avalanches Release New Trailer for Who the Hell Even Knows What

Hey, a new Avalanches... something! Yesterday, the enigmatic electronic outfit behind the classic 2000 album Since I Left You — their first, last, and only…
Andrew Unterberger / May 24, 2016

Hear the Avalanches Plunge ‘Stalking to a Stranger’ Into a Disco Abyss

Little-heard-from Aussies the Avalanches unveiled a new track and music video over the weekend. No, the sample-savvy crew didn't share a piece of their long-awaited…
Kyle McGovern / September 9, 2013

The Avalanches to Release New Music Made From Other Band’s Old Music

This year has wrought new music from long-dormant artists such as My Bloody Valentine, David Bowie, Queens of the Stone Age, Daft Punk, and Justin…
Kyle McGovern / August 8, 2013

Hear Justice and the Avalanches’ Music for Electronica ‘King Kong’

The King Kong musical about to scale Melbourne like the Empire State Building might have a soundtrack loaded with laudable names from electronic music, but it's…
Marc Hogan / May 9, 2013

Justice, the Avalanches to Score New ‘King Kong’ Musical

When King Kong arrives in Australia in June of next year, the monstrous misunderstood gorilla will be beating his chest to some grade-A electronica. As…
Chris Martins / October 8, 2012

The Avalanches Return, Sort Of, With a Lullaby Mixtape

It's been 12 years since the Avalanches released their debut album, Since I Left You, a masterpiece of sample-based psychedelia, among other things, and a…
Philip Sherburne / April 23, 2012
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