Here is an overview of some activities that could be used for the Avalanches ‘Since I Left You’.
Type of Music: Hip-Hop/Electronic
Topic: Australian Music (Popular Music or Music and Technology) – (Stage 5 – Year 9)
Audio File: The Avalanches – Since I Left You
‘Since I Left You’ is a track by Australian group the Avalanches, from the critically acclaimed album of the same name. Students will be introduced to the ideas of sampling and looping, which are essential to the compositional processes used in ‘Since I Left You’. As well as looking at sampling and looping, activities will focus on the concept of texture.