Battles Biography

Battles is an American experimental rock group, founded in 2003 in New York City. The band's current line-up comprises guitarists Ian Williams (formerly of Don Caballero) and Dave Konopka (formerly of Lynx), drummer John Stanier (formerly of Helmet), and Tyondai Braxton (son of avant-garde composer Anthony Braxton), who plays keyboard and guitar and creates live voice samples.

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Battles News

Battles begin work on new album

Band tweet to announce new material is on its way

  • Apr 26, 2014

Battles to release Gary Numan collaboration 'My Machines' as next single – audio

Band also announce UK autumn tour

  • Jul 7, 2011

Battles announce more June UK gigs - ticket details

Band add new dates in London and Cardiff

  • Apr 6, 2011

Battles release first song from new album 'Gloss Drop' – audio

'Ice Cream' available to hear in full now

  • Mar 23, 2011

Battles, Caribou and Les Savy Fav to curate ATP festival – ticket details

Battles also announce five more UK dates

  • Mar 2, 2011

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Battles Music Videos

A Blackout For The Bloodsuckers Play Video

A Blackout For The Bloodsuckers

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White Count Play Video

White Count

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Atlas Play Video

Atlas

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Battles

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Battles

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Battles Reviews

This Week's Singles Reviewed

This Week's Singles Reviewed

Battles, CSS, Tribes

  • Aug 9, 2011

10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week

Lana Del Rey, Battles, Robyn

  • Aug 3, 2011

Album Review: Battles - 'Gloss Drop'

Complicated and disjointed but still full of frisky genius

  • Jun 1, 2011

Live Review: Battles

ICA, London. April 20th

  • May 4, 2011

Battles

Tonto

  • Oct 19, 2007

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