Battles

Battles

"When you see a band you really like, the reason you really like them is because you wish you'd had that idea. And when I saw Battles I thought, 'Damn! Why didn't I think of that?'" ~ Battles fan Brian Eno.

You can often spot the best bands – the truly once-in-a-generation type – by their names alone. The all time greats usually come ready made with nomenclature that encapsulates their sound and ethos effortlessly. BATTLES are no exception. They are a rock group locked in conflict with the very limitations of what it means to be a rock group;... more