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The Center Is the Loop: An Interview with John Stanier of Battles
11 Sep 2011 // 5:00 PM

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.


Tyondai Braxton: HIVE1
13 May 2015 // 10:20 PM

As a look into Braxton's mind, HIVE1 is as fascinating as it is unsettling.

Battles: Dross Glop
17 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM

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


Battles - "The Yabba" (audio)
17 Aug 2015 // 10:30 AM

Battles' new single "The Yabba"from the group's new LP, La Di Da Di, releasing this September is a "big imposing beast of a track".

Battles - "Ice Cream" (Featuring Matias Aguayo) (video)
9 May 2011 // 2:34 AM

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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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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