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WTF?! Wednesdays: Battles, “Atlas” from Mirrored (2007)

WTF?! Wednesdays: Battles, “Atlas” from Mirrored (2007)

Battles hears no formal divide between the avant-garde and the mainstream. I wish more bands felt the same way.

Battles – Mirrored (2007)

Three years into Battles’ existence, it had only issued a single and two EPs — until this, their long-awaited debut album. The wait was more than worth it. Where the EPs hinted at what was to come, they suffered a bit from a band struggling to define themselves. Mirrored proved that Battles had discovered who they are: the bastard childrenRead More

Dope Body – Nupping (2011)

by Tom Johnson Some music feels overwhelming. When Battles hit their stride with Mirrored, the first feeling was that, as tight as they were, they felt like the wheels were just moments from being flung off. Or they were strapping you into a tilt-a-whirl that would quickly go out of control