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Last year we sat down with former Battles frontman Tyondai Braxton to talk about many of his recent ventures as a solo artist. These included collaborations with Phillip Glass and an installation at…   Read Story »
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 »
In January, Brooklyn Academy of Music announced that it would host a spring festival curated by the National's Bryce and Aaron Dessner, and today that event, called Crossing Brooklyn Ferry (a…   Read Story »
Sad news: Tyondai Braxton has left Battles so he can focus on his solo career (and let Battles tour in 2011). According to a statement: Due to Battles' ambitions of finishing their second studio…   Read Story »
In 2001, Extra Life leader Charlie Looker and Tyondai Braxton played in a band together (with Period's Mike Pride) called Antenna Terra. After that, Looker studied music at Wesleyan with Tyondai's…   Read Story »
In March of 2009 Björk and Alex Ross and I got together to do an unannounced afternoon DJ set at Housing Works. Our theme was "bass" and we included live interactions from Mick Barr (on…   Read Story »
When we previewed the Battles multi-instrumentalist's cartoony "Uffe's Woodshop" last month, we said If felt very much like the part of something bigger and looked forward to hearing Central Market…   Read Story »
Earlier today I claimed Air's "Do The Joy" has a cartoon vibe to it, but it's nothing at all like this frantically paced track from Battles vocalizer, etc., Tyondai Braxton's forthcoming…   Read Story »