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Features

Sunday, September 11 2011

The Center Is the Loop: An Interview with John Stanier of Battles

PopMatters talks with Battles drummer John Stanier about the band’s unique take on lyrical expression, the zone of indistinction between rhythm and melody, and the recontextualization of the pop-rock formula.


Reviews

Tuesday, April 17 2012

Battles: Dross Glop

Here's a remix album that is not as good as the original. Yeah, what a shocker.


Sunday, November 13 2011

Battles + Nisennenmondai: 20 October 2011 - Houston

For a band that’s so tightly controlled in the studio, their live show was surprisingly chaotic.


Sunday, June 5 2011

Battles: Gloss Drop

Gloss Drop is the sound of a band forging its own identity and delivering on the promise initially unveiled on its previous album.


Sunday, April 10 2011

Adebisi Shank: This Is the Second Album of a Band Called Adebisi Shank

Does for math-rock what Gabba did for Kraftwerk...


Thursday, December 20 2007

Battles: Tonto + EP

A fine follow-up to one of the full length albums of the year includes remixes by the Field and Four Tet


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Battles: Mirrored [29.May.07]

Blogs

Monday, May 9 2011

Battles - "Ice Cream" (Featuring Matias Aguayo) (video)

Battles have just released the video for "Ice Cream" from their eagerly awaited new album Gloss Drop, releasing 7 June. Following the record's release, the band


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