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NAME: Tyondai Braxton Q&A: Former Battles frontman discusses HIVE -- his upcoming performance/installation at the Guggenheim -- and a new solo album on the horizon … Most people know of Tyondai…   Read Story »
A long time ago, So You Think You Can Dance was a pretty cool show, and I used to watch it religiously. Back then, they had this one choreographer on the show named Wade Robson who created really…   Read Story »
The three members of New York math-rockers Battles are men of taste, at least judging by the collection of peers they've enlisted to remix their songs. Lately, the band has been releasing a series of…   Read Story »
Battles are currently in the midst of releasing a series of remix singles called Dross Glop, in which a pretty varied and well-curated set of artists (Shabazz Palaces, the Field) remix songs from the…   Read Story »
The wiseass rapper and Das Racist associate Lakutis has a verse on the massive 20-minute posse cut "Hyberbolic Chamber Music," in which he tries out willfully ridiculous smooth player-rap. Verse now…   Read Story »
I'm sure Cordoba's Patio Olmos shopping gallery is a great place. But it seems like this TV commercial could've let us in on that without shamelessly biting Battles' "Ice Cream" or using that creepy…   Read Story »
Battles are in the midst of releasing their Dross Glop 12" series, which feature remixes of tracks from their 2011 album Gloss Drop. Dross Glop 1, out now, had remixes from the Field and Gui Boratto,…   Read Story »
Squelchy math-rock kings Battles have always had plenty of the European microhouse scene embedded in their DNA; "Atlas," after all, was their take on Michael Mayer's schaffel sound. The group is…   Read Story »
A little while ago, we pointed out that the resurrected Beavis & Butt-head had twice taken time out of their busy schedules to crack inane witticisms about MGMT videos. And in another recent of the…   Read Story »
Two echoplexes, samplers, keyboards, John Stanier's ultral hi-hat, and an army of pedals cluttered the Mayan Theater stage for a predominantly vocal free night as Battles brought their complex time…   Read Story »