The Avalanches, the Melbourne-based electronic crew that gave the world a brilliant record in 2000, might be teasing their long-awaited follow-up. The news for the second album became imminent when The Avalanches updated their web presence.
It has been 16 years since The Avalanches came out with their first album “Since I Left You,” then they did some tours and finally went into another recording studio. Often they used to post on the web about their current activities.
However, whenever they talked about a second album, the next moment it was retracted, says Faster Louder.
Listening to @thevandykeparks Discover America and Song Cycle back to back in the studio this morning. Were so inspiring when making SILY.
— The Avalanches (@TheAvalanches) February 27, 2016
They’ve even joined Instagram. The interesting part is that the changes have one common single visual motif: a gold butterfly embroidered on dark fabric.
The motif apparently looks like as if it could be the artwork for The Avalanches’ long-in-production second album. This whole act is suggesting that a release could be coming up.
They made a remix of the Hunters and Collectors track “Talking to a Stranger,” which they called “Stalking to a Stranger.” They have also given us tastes and teasers about the second albums.
Even after several promises, interviews and media statements from the band and their label, the mythical second album has not been forthcoming.
According to Techly, The Avalanches’ social media update can mean nothing as this was a synchronized update from a band that is infamously unwilling users of social media.
After being on Twitter for eight years, The Avalanches have tweeted a grand total of 86 times, and their last Facebook update before today was in May 2015.
With the social media updates and especially with golden butterfly motif, the love for “Since I Left You” and the mystery around the new album have elevated.