ASTRALWERKS REISSUES THE AVALANCHES' SEMINAL DEBUT ALBUM,
SINCE I LEFT YOU, ON VINYL
Limited Edition Blue Vinyl Available Now Exclusively At Independent Retailers
Band Will Play Coachella And Governors Ball Music Festivals,
Marking Its First-Ever U.S. Live Performances
"Since I Left You sounds like nothing else" - Pitchfork
"This might be the blissiest album in dance music history." - Rolling Stone
"No gaps, just a relentless party groove." - SPIN
Since I Left You, The Avalanches' landmark debut album, is now available on vinyl for the first time in years. Today, Astralwerks released a limited edition, double LP ontranslucent blue vinyl - the hue that received the most votes after the influential Australian band asked fans to help pick the color. Strictly limited to 5,000 copies worldwide, the blue vinyl is only available in the U.S. via independent retailers. Fans can visithttp://smarturl.it/SILYvinyl to find participating independent retailers. The standard double black vinyl edition of Since I Left You, set for release on February 3, can be pre-ordered now on Amazon.
The Avalanches will play their first-ever U.S. live shows this year, performing at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, CA on April 15 and 22 and New York City's Governors Ball Music Festival (June 2 - 4). On their groundbreaking debut, the band presented the world with a totally unique sound, crafted by meticulously combining over 3,500 vinyl samples. This approach set a precedent for dance music, inspiring the generation of musicians and producers that followed. Released in Australia in 2000 and in the U.S. and the U.K. in 2001, Since I Left You, it is now regarded as a modern classic,It was named one of the year's best albums by critics around the world and later placed in the Top 10 of Pitchfork's Top 200 Albums of the 2000s and in the Top 20 of Rolling Stone's Greatest EDM Albums of All Time. The video for the title track won Best Video at the 2001 MTV Europe Music Awards and was named as one of the top music videos of the 2000s byPitchfork.
The release and subsequent touring in support of Since I Left You was followed by a 16-year radio silence, which was broken with the release of The Avalanches' sophomore album, Wildflower (Astralwerks). Available HERE, it debuted at No. 1 on Billboard'sVinyl Albums chart and atop the Australian Albums chart in 2016.Wildflower has earned six ARIA Award nominations and international acclaim, with The Guardian hailing it as "a joyous journey" and Pitchfork proclaiming it"better than just about any music ever made."
The Avalanches Photo Credit: Steve Gullick