Battles - Page 2

Battles Soundtrack Target Commercial

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…
Michael Nelson | January 21, 2013 - 3:18 pm

Stream Battles’ Dross Glop Remix Album

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…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2012 - 1:42 pm

Hear Gang Gang Dance, Hudson Mohawke Remix Battles

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…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2012 - 12:42 pm

Lakutis – “Pool Party” Video

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…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2012 - 1:55 pm

Does This Argentinian Mall Commercial Rip Off Battles?

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…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2012 - 3:58 pm

Shabazz Palaces Remix Battles

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
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2012 - 11:13 am

The Field, Gui Boratto Remix Battles

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…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2012 - 1:04 pm

Beavis & Butt-head Watch A Battles Video

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…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2011 - 2:57 pm

Battles, Nisennenmondai, Walls @ Mayan Theater, Los Angeles 10/17/11

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…
Andrew Youssef | October 18, 2011 - 4:08 pm

ATP NJ 2011 Saturday: Portishead Pack Asbury Park Convention Hall

Jeff Mangum has justifiably been getting the lion's share of the attention surrounding the I'll Be Your Mirror festival; when a reclusive indie god comes…
Stereogum | October 2, 2011 - 2:17 pm

Battles Soundtrack FIFA Soccer 12 Commercial

The new commercial for the video game FIFA Soccer 12 perfectly chops up "Ice Cream," the Matias Aguayo collab from Battles' new album Gloss Drop,…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2011 - 10:33 am

Battles – “My Machines” Video

Battles went and made a video for "My Machines," the collab with electro-pop god Gary Numan that shows up on their Gloss Drop album. The…
Tom Breihan | September 7, 2011 - 9:44 am

Pitchfork Festival 2011: Friday Recap

The beautiful thing about a festival like Pitchfork is the genre-spanning curating: The principal principle is a commitment to independent-minded music, and from that viewpoint…
Amrit Singh | July 16, 2011 - 1:52 pm

Wireless Festival 2011 In Photos

A weird but interesting mix of performers at this year's Wireless Festival in London's Hyde Park: Battles, Bruno Mars, Yuck, Black Eyed Peas, Rocky Erickson,…
Scott Lapatine | July 4, 2011 - 2:18 pm

Straight To Video

The Best Videos Of 2011 (So Far)

Today's my last day at Stereogum, so instead of the best videos of this week, I'm posting the best videos of the year so far.
jessica | June 17, 2011 - 5:09 pm