The Avalanches – Gimix

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With The Avalanches’ iconic Since I Left You LP receiving a deluxe reissue treatment courtesy of Modular later this year we thought we’d dust off another piece of the puzzle that came just before that fabled album – the band’s Gimix tape.

Presaging much of the material that we’d eventually hear on Since I Left You, the group’s Robbie Chater prepares an eclectic mix with the utmost flow featuring other favourites from the record bag like tunes by De La Soul, Fleetwood Mac, Daft Punk and Madonna stitched together. Glorious.


The Avalanches – Since I Left You
Madonna – Holiday
Bob Dylan – Like A Rolling Stone
The Avalanches – Stay Another Season
The Avalanches – Two Hearts In 3/4 Time
De La Soul – A Roller Skating Jam Named “Saturdays”
Blowfly – Rapp Dirty
Old Dirty Bastard – Baby Got Ya Money
Roy Ayres – Running Away
Kid Creole And The Coconuts – Stool Pigeon
The Avalanches – Close To You
Jimi Hendrix – Crosstown Traffic
Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
The Smiths – The Boy With The Thorn In His Side
Thomas Bangalter – Turbo
Madcatt Courtship – The Kitty
Men At Work – Down Under
The Avalanches – Electricity
De La Soul – Ring Ring Ring
A Tribe Called Quest – Electric Relaxation
Daft Punk – Oh Yeah
Detroit Grand Pubas – Sandwiches
Hall And Oates – I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)
Fatboy Slim – Fucking In Heaven
The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Jurassic 5 – Jayou
Dee-Lite – Groove Is In The Heart
West Street Mob – Break Dance Electric Boogie (Jon Carter Mix)
Gonzalez – Real Motherfuckin’ Music
The Avalanches – Little Journey
The Avalanches – Diners Only
The Avalanches – A Different Feeling
The Avalanches – Pablo’s Cruise
Michael Jackson – Billie Jean
Paperclip People – The Climax
Fela Ransome Kuti with Ginger Baker – Ye Ye De Smell
Instant Funk – Got My Mind Made Up (12” remix)
Electric Light Orchestra – Livin’ Thing
Mickey Mouse Club – Mickey Mouse Club Theme
Michael Wycoff – Looking Up To You
Fern Kinney – Together We Are Beautiful
The Avalanches – Tonight May Have To Last Me All My Life
Fleetwood Mac – Dreams