Posts tagged "the avalanches"

Album artwork of 'Since I Left You' by The Avalanches

A retrospective look at The Avalanches

Since I Left You takes the listener on a whistle-stop tour of dance and electronica. All these years later it's still a serious trip.

By Andrew Bridge

Album artwork of 'Wildflower' by The Avalanches

Wildflower The Avalanches

Wildflower brims with positive energy, and is a worthy, if lopsided follow-up to Since I Left You. The music is carefree, graceful, and extremely accessible.

Album artwork of 'Surrealistic Pillow' by Jefferson Airplane

Surrealistic Pillow Jefferson Airplane

A staple of the psychedelic folk-rock genre, feeling as fresh and vibrant now as it did in 1967. It sounds like a wonderful montage of the ’60s.

Album artwork of 'Hello Nasty' by Beastie Boys

Hello Nasty Beastie Boys

Whether the Beasties are rapping or singing, an infectious adolescent vigour radiates throughout. 20 years on and that energy has rarely been replicated.

Album artwork of 'Psyence Fiction' by UNKLE

Psyence Fiction UNKLE

Psyence Fiction attempts to be the sonic equivalent of the visual cinema experience — a lofty ambition, but UNKLE give it a bloody good go.

Album artwork of 'We Will Always Love You' by The Avalanches

The Avalanches marshal star-studded line up to delight in third album

Gliding in under the radar at the tail end of last year, the Australian duo earn their 70-minute playtime and show they’ve plenty left in the tank.

By Andrew Bridge

Album artwork of 'Glowing in the Dark' by Django Django

Glowing in the Dark Django Django

The album dusky psychedelic pop is covered in so much haze that, despite serious musical detours, tracks tend to blend together. It’s a good blend, though.