The Fuji Rock 2016 lineup has dropped & traditionally shares a number of its acts with SITG.
Tight, cohesive and a sheer fucking brilliant display of musicianship
The Laneway 2016 floodgates are open and a torrent of sideshows has come gushing out. Those who can’t make next February’s Australia-straddling festival (or just want to catch a bit of extra action on the side from their fave acts) can now do just that, with sideshows announced from the likes of CHVRCHES, Majical Cloudz
Even before they have even played a note, Battles have a distinct and commanding presence. Ian Williams and Dave Konopka are surrounded by pedals, guitars, keyboards, sequencers and all kinds of gizmos and gadgets that would send a lesser musician into a tailspin; themselves dwarfed by big-business amps that take in all that lay in
UPDATE 14/09/16: The 2017 Laneway Festival lineup has now been announced. ORIGINAL STORY: Your official Laneway Festival 2016 lineup announcement has arrived, with the likes of Grimes, Flume, CHVRCHES, Beach House and Violent Soho set to take the stage at next year’s event. Other acts announced on the festival lineup include Fidlar, Big Scary, DMAs,
An odd-spot of trivia: Battles, the New York outfit perhaps defined by being primarily an instrumental band, have released their first-ever entirely-instrumental album. 2007’s Mirrored featured the warped howls, chirps and cries of then-member Tyondai Braxton; while follow-up Gloss Drop included guests such as new-wave veteran Gary Numan. It’s here, on their third LP overall,
Experimental American rockers Battles have announced they will be unveiling a full-length remix record titled Dross Glop on April 16th via Warp Records. Dross Glop follows two 12 inch remix vinyls released earlier this year. It will feature material from the 12 inch series as well as some new reworkings previously unheard. Dross Glop collaborators
Battles’ fans will be very happy to know that the New York Trio are bringing their phenomenal live show to Sydney and Melbourne as part of the Big Day Out 2012 sideshows. This will be the band’s first time back on Australian shores since 2009 and will be the first time since releasing their second
Battles have released a new single from their latest album Gloss Drop. The track features electronic music pioneer, Gary Numan, who, when asked about working with the New York math/experimental rock group said “Working with Battles was an easy choice for me. They have a unique approach to making music and a clear idea of
Battles have just released their second album Glass Drop, it will be the band’s first release since former frontman Tyondai Braxton left the band.
American experimental rock group Battles have just released their new song Ice Cream featuring Chilean singer Matias Aguayo Their new album Gloss Drop comes out on June 6 and features guest spots from Gary Numan and Blonde Redhead’s Kazu Makino. Gloss Dropis their first album since Tyondai Braxton quit the band in 2010 Listen to
New York ‘math rock’ superstars Battles have had a bit of a rough time of it since their debut album Mirrored, released some four years ago now. But finally they have announced details of their long-awaited follow-up.
Palace of Fire is the much-anticipated sonic beast born of ex-Wolfmother founding members