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So we just released this album.

It’s probably unprofessional to post something so childish on my tumblr. But I really don’t like Coldplay so this is happening.

It’s probably unprofessional to post something so childish on my tumblr. But I really don’t like Coldplay so this is happening.

These are the lengths we go to to bring you good music.

Just Had Band Practice

And seriously kids, I have been in Great North for over four years and I’m still really excited about the music. More than ever, actually. May 26th. 11 tracks of New Stuff.

In other news I’ve been rock climbing a bit lately.

Halves

While people ask me how touring with Avalanche City in America is going, I have been replying “I didn’t actually get to go” and following up with an exciting piece of news: “But my other band Great North is finishing up our second album “Halves” for a May 26th release!”

And I’m not even lying. It’s about 18 month since our first album Newfoundland. I feel like we’ve learnt a little since then about crafting songs as a band. Our producer Dave has described it as “way more alternative and way more traditional” which is possibly somehow true.

Anyhow, I really love these eleven songs, and I can’t wait for your ears to agree.

Listen to the old to anticipate the new:

There is also a secret project underway. When the time is right, I’ll tell you. That is all for now.

This is happening tonight. It has been way too long.

This is happening tonight. It has been way too long.

Just answering a question here, folks

ruesster:

does anyone know how I can buy the Avalanche City albums? I can’t buy them on U.S. itunes ))):

Hey ruesster, half of the album is getting released in the states in just a few weeks, on April 3. Check out my earlier blog for more details:

http://tinycaster.tumblr.com/post/18504125229/for-you-kids-in-the-states-who-are-wondering-about

I’m reblogging this post so you can download our music illegally!
(citronmanatee you bastard) 

citronmanatee:

[MUSIC VIDEO] Love Love Love by Avalanche City.

Year: 2011
Origin: New Zealand
Language: English

DOWNLOAD

[ALBUM]  Our New Life Above the Ground

Year: 2011
Genre: Folk
Language: English
Format: MP3 VBR
Size: 75 MB

1. Love Love Love
2. Everybody Knows
3. Drive on
4. The Streets
5. The Citizens
6. You and I
7. Love Don’t Leave
8. Go
9. Ends in the Ocean/Oh Life
10. How Long
11. The Silence
12. Snow

hxxp://www.mediafire.com/?3ozhm71v1upnf4l

PW: dugong

Please do not reupload/repost photoset; reblogging is okay.

Hey dorks. I got this card because I bought 2012’s best album. Get yours!
http://www.kingsroadmerch.com/anti-records/artist/?id=124
howiedoo:

Valentine’s Day Card for you! pre-order Islands album & get one. Says something funny inside. 

Hey dorks. I got this card because I bought 2012’s best album. Get yours!

http://www.kingsroadmerch.com/anti-records/artist/?id=124

howiedoo:

Valentine’s Day Card for you! pre-order Islands album & get one. Says something funny inside. 

For you kids in the States who are wondering about when Avalanche City is releasing music near you:
thebeatmag:

Avalanche City has been signed to Roadrunner Records, and will be releasing an EP, “Love Love Love”, on 3rd April.
The tracklist is as follows:
Love Love Love
Go
The Streets
The Silence

For you kids in the States who are wondering about when Avalanche City is releasing music near you:

thebeatmag:

Avalanche City has been signed to Roadrunner Records, and will be releasing an EP, “Love Love Love”, on 3rd April.

The tracklist is as follows:

  1. Love Love Love
  2. Go
  3. The Streets
  4. The Silence
Anonymous
asks:
Is the girl that plays keys in Avalanche City single? She's so pretty!

Le keyboardist Ben is growing a little beard and trying to make it more obvious that he’s just a good-looking manboy, not a lady. Regretfully, he is not single.

Winery Tour vol. Big Drive

Today we drove from Queenstown to Blenheim. That’s a good deal longer than say, Auckland to Wellington. Josh and Dave shared the drive.

We saw dolphins and seals and made lots of toilet stops. My mental list of places to return to with My Wife grew vastly.

My personal headphone soundtrack for the 12 hour drive today was as follows:

Disarm The Car Bomb - Islands
Kill Bill vol. 1 soundtrack
Satisfied Mind - Jeff Buckley’s cover
Everybody Here Wants You - Jeff Buckley
Ivo - Cocteau Twins
The Raven - Christopher Walken reading Edgar Allen Poe
Mister Jung Stuffed - Man Man 
Hurly / Burly - Man Man
The Ballad Of Butter Beans - Man Man
Big Trouble - Man Man
Going Home - Leonard Cohen 
Like U Crazy - Mates Of States
The Movies - Mercury Lane
Paper Hangar - mewithoutYou
( ) whole album - Sigur Ros
Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me - The Smiths
I Know It’s Over - The Smiths
Talking Shit About A Pretty Sunset - Modest Mouse
Fake Empire - The National
England - The National

I also listened to a Coldplay song to see if I still hated everything about their latest album (I still do).
Then Romelli and I shared an iPod and Van Seat Danced like mentals to my second listen of Man Man’s The Ballad Of Butter Beans.
I thought I might start regularly documenting my iPod trips, but it took too much effort today, so it may just be a one-off.

Tomorrow we play Blenheim. Tour’s nearly over. It’s been fun, but I’m missing home/wife/neice/Skyrim.