The Avalanches’ Rework of Hunters & Collectors’ “Talking to a Stranger”

An article about the release to radio of The Avalanches remix of Talking To A Stranger.

Author:  Evan Minsker, Pitchfork.

Date: 8 September 2013.

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Hunters & Collectors: “Talking to a Stranger (Avalanches Rework)” [Edit] (via SoundCloud)

Details are still scarce on the ever-elusive forthcoming Avalanches album, but as previously reported, they do have one new track to share. It’s a remix of Australian rock band Hunters & Collectors’ 1982 track “Talking to a Stranger”, and it’ll appear on Crucible: The Songs of Hunters & Collectors (out September 27 via Liberation Music). You can watch the video for their remix, which is titled “Stalking to a Stranger (Planets Collide Remix)”, below. Update: And listen to the radio edit above.