Sunday, September 11 2011
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.
Tuesday, April 17 2012
Here's a remix album that is not as good as the original. Yeah, what a shocker.
Sunday, November 13 2011
For a band that’s so tightly controlled in the studio, their live show was surprisingly chaotic.
Sunday, June 5 2011
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
Does for math-rock what Gabba did for Kraftwerk...
Thursday, December 20 2007
A fine follow-up to one of the full length albums of the year includes remixes by the Field and Four Tet
Monday, May 9 2011
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