Battles – Gloss Drop

My review of Battles’ new album Gloss Drop is up at Collapse Board. It’s pretty funny: one of the comments there was aghast that I hadn’t mentioned the loss of a founder member. I was pretty stunned because I immediately assumed that it meant that Tyondai Braxton had died, which of course would be absolutely terrible! I was pretty surprised that I hadn’t heard about it, even if I was the sort of casual fan that didn’t know off-hand the names of the members of the band.

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