The Avalanches Announce 13-City 2022 North American Tour

The Avalanches tour dates

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 AvalanchesRobbie 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

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Hot Toddy July 2021 Chart

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1. My Friend Dario – Neve Su Acireale (Hot Toddy Remix) – NuNorthern Soul
2. Ron Basejam – They Speak Colour – Rons Reworks
3. First Choice – First Choice – Let No Man Put Asunder (Dam Swindle Remix) – Salsoul
4. Lego Edit – Welcome To The Jazz Club (Lego Re-Edit) – Lego Edit
5. Jungle Fire – Culebro (Black Science Orchestra Dub) – Razor-N-Tape
6. Sun Place – Rude Movements (Moodymann Remix Extended Version) – BBE
7. Magou – Dejarte – Magou
8. JT Donaldson feat. Liv.e – Stay Inside (Girls Of The Internet Extended Remix) – Classic
9. Joaquin Joe Claussell – Lock Down – Rekids
10. Jonna feat. Javonntte – Jus Move (Soulphiction’s 4Am Mix) – Lumberjacks In Hell

DJs, submit your top 10 chart along with a photo and we’ll publish.

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Chris Liebing Relaunches CLR Records

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German techno DJ/producer Chris Liebing has announced the relaunch of his CLR imprint.

Founded in 1999, the label, whose moniker originally stood for Chris Liebing Recordings, went on to sign music by a spate of techno artists such as Tommy Four Seven, Flug and Monoloc during a phase Liebing dubbed Create Learn Realize before going on hiatus.

“Since putting the label on ice in the mid-2010s, I’ve always missed label work and the connections that you have with other artists, especially the possibility to discover new upcoming artists and help them grow by giving them a platform for their music,” says Liebing. “I’ve decided to start Phase 3 of CLR, calling it ‘Create Learn Repeat.’ There are so many talented young ones out there, and it’s fantastic to see and hear what they do and to be able to help them get a foot in the door of this business.”

Liebing’s hard-hitting three-track Bruson EP will kick things off on July 16, and he says he has put together a pipeline of releases. “Besides my own ‘first’ new release, I already have some great releases lined up by artists like Frankie Bromley, Gene Richards Jr. and Hertz Collision and more to come. Fun times ahead, let’s create, learn and repeat.”

In related news, Liebing will release his Another Day full-length album via Mute on November 19. The follow-up to 2018’s Burn Slow features collaborations with Polly Scattergood, Ralf Hildenbeutel, Ladan, Tom Adams and Maria Uzor.

At the end of June, Liebing dropped a visual video for “Something Half Way” off the upcoming release.

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Video Premiere: Tush – Wavy Baby

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Tush is an indie Canadian electronic music duo comprised of Kamilah Apong (lead vocals, backing vocals, vocal loops, synthesizers) and Jamie Kidd (bass, guitar, synthesizers, programming).

Hailing from Toronto, the twosome draw musical inspiration from electro-funk, disco and soulful ’90s house music.

Ahead of the release of the pair’s debut album, Fantast, on July 30 via Do Right! Music, we’re stoked to world premiere the music video for “Wavy Baby” from their upcoming full-length.

The clip produced by Apong and Stephanie Kuse utilizes undulating and evocative computer art to accompany the elegant mid-tempo track.

Hit the play button below and enjoy.

Image by Darnell Reddick

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