• The Avalanches – We Will Always Love You 

    On We Will Always Love You, The Avalanches are like voiceless orchestra conductors, sharply gesturing their batons into the air as they direct hundreds of samples,  infectious rhythms and towering vocals into pristinely constructed tracks.  There were 16 years between the Australian outfit’s previous albums: the psychedelic hip-hop classic Since I Left You (2000) and the buoyant Wildflower (2016). It spoke to the monumental effort required to create and clear these sample-filled records. On this, their third album, the duo diverges from its predecessors in tone, structure and sound. Four years after their last album, The Avalanches have found a…

  • Win Tickets to The Avalanches @ Limelight 1, Belfast

    Australian electronic legends The Avalanches will make their long-awaited return to Irish shores when the stop off at Belfast’s Limelight 1 on June 15 and Dublin’s Academy on June 16. To be in with a chance of winning a pair of ticket to the Belfast show, simply Like our Facebook page here and send your answer to the following question to info@thethinair.net: What is the name of The Avalanches’ debut album? Good luck!

  • The Avalanches Set For Dublin and Belfast

    Australian electronic legends The Avalanches have announced their long awaited return to Ireland. The group – who released their critically-acclaimed second album, Wildflower, last year – will play Belfast’s Limelight 1 on Thursday, June 15 and Dublin’s Academy on June 16. Tickets are priced at £21.50 and €26.90 respectively (inc. booking fee).

  • The Avalanches – Wildflower

    Like Guns N’ Roses, Dr. Dre and My Bloody Valentine, The Avalanches have been a cautionary punchline for much of the last decade. Having fired out the gate with an album as alarmingly magnificent as Since I Left You, the band had the world waiting with bated breath for the long gestated follow up. But the months turned into years and the years to a decade and anticipation faded into abandon. The group’s style, plunderphonics, is a found art approach to music wherein everything from lost classics to tv jingles and soundbites are stripped apart and reassembled into something new…