A Stereogum.com premiere:
That descending horn refrain is absolutely stuck in my brain. And thank god (it’s replaced “Bacardi … and cola … they get the job done!”).
Could Avalanche pull off some consequetive album-of-the-year Tom Hanks-style shit?
Anyway, enjoy. I expect y’all to suck my bandwidth dry. It’s cool — Sufjan approved (after many brunches involving silly costumes). The Avalanche: Outtakes And Extras From The Illinois Album is out 7/25 on Asthmatic Kitty.
[I mentioned in an earlier post, but you might’ve missed it: our mp3 feed is down for maintenance, so in the meantime, just check the site for your daily downloads.]