Tag: Battles

FLOOD’s Best of 2015: Our Favorite Songs

We moved, we grooved, we were soothed.

FLOOD’s Best of 2015: Music (#25–5)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. 2015 has been rough in a lot of ways, but it’s been an incredible time for music….

Battles Share Free Downloadable Pack of Moog Synth Samples

The samples were created at Moog synth-building workshop.

WATCH: Battles Tweak the Digital Void in “Dot Net” Video

Being hypnotized by your screen has never been so exciting.

Battles, “La Di Da Di”

Indeed, Battles are one of indie rock’s best bands and one of the least obnoxious acts in techno.

Visualizer: The Art of Battles

Battles multi-instrumentalist—and art director—Dave Konopka tells us about the inspiration behind his band’s iconic album covers, including the new “La Di Da Di.”

WATCH: Go For a Spin with Battles in “The Yabba” Video

It’s spinning it’s spinning it’s spinning.

Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks

Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of August 31–September 4, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.

LISTEN: Battles Defy Pronunciation With “FF Bada”


LISTEN: Battles Release Studio Version of “La Di Da Di” Opener “The Yabba”

Hear the band’s first official audio in four years.

Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks

Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of August 3–7, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.

WATCH: Today Only! Battles Stream Performances of Four New “La Di Da Di” Tracks [UPDATED]

Listen to “The Yabba,” “Summer Simmer,” Tyne Wear,” and “Dot Com” on their website now.

WATCH: Battles Bring You into the Studio with a New Documentary

The New York post-rock trio’s new album La Di Da Di is out this fall

Frank Ocean and (Maybe) Morrissey to Headline FYF 2015

The twelfth annual Downtown extravaganza will return to the LA Sports Arena & Exposition Park in August, with appearances scheduled from The Jesus and Mary Chain, D’Angelo, Savages, Purity Ring, Spiritualized, Thee Oh Sees, and many, many more.

FLOOD’s Best of 2015: Music (#25–5)

15. Björk — Vulnicura (ONE LITTLE INDIAN) Sure, Vulnicura is a breakup record, but Björk would never do anything so insipid as whine about a broken…


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