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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 - "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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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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