After releasing a deluxe edition to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their landmark album Since I Left You in June (the full-length was originally released by Modular Recordings in 2000 and the U.S. and U.K. in 2001 to massive critical acclaim) featuring previously unreleased remixes by the likes of Prince Paul, MF DOOM, Black Dice, Leon Vynehall, Sinkane and Carl Craig, enigmatic Australian electronic outfit The Avalanches — Robbie Chater and Tony Diblasi — have announced they are North America bound in early 2022.
The 13-city trek kicks off on February 17 at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. and concludes on March 6 at The Warfield in San Francisco.
Talking about the group’s historic album, Chater reflected: “I remember very clearly a few things. We decided to not have any of our voices on it, which made it last because it’s a kind of transmission; nothing date-stamps it to that time. Also we were careful not to use any trendy software from 1999 or 2000. So it does seem to just float around in time…”
“Music lovers get it, and that’s what we ultimately are,” he continues. “It’s almost like an exploration of our relationship with the world and with music and, as music fans, what our place is in the whole process. Looking back, I’m proud of this record as a pure expression of joy and love, heart on its sleeve and is free from irony.”
The Avalanches 2022 North American Tour Dates
February 17 9:30 Club, Washington, D.C.
February 18 Terminal 5, New York, NY
February 19 Theatre Of Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA
February 20 Paradise Rock Club, Boston, MA
February 22 Phoenix Concert, Theatre Toronto, CA
February 23 Majestic Theatre, Detroit, MI
February 24 Metro, Chicago IL
February 25 Varsity Theatre, Minneapolis, MN
February 27 Gothic Theatre, Englewood, CO
March 1 Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, CA
March 2 Neptune, Theatre Seattle, WA
March 3 Roseland, Theatre Portland, OR
March 6 The Warfield, San Francisco, CA