1. These Go To 11 Awards: Top Music Videos

    Interactive dance clips; dangerous escalators; one-shot wonders; murderous muppets; product whores – our favorite 11 music videos from this year cover a lot of ground.

    December 31, 2011
  2. Battles with Gary Numan “My Machines”

    Great song. In fact, the entire Gloss Drop album is fantastic. The highly amusing video, part of The Creators Project, features a poor soul who is bested by an escalator. Th…

    September 12, 2011
  3. All Tomorrow’s Parties / I’ll Be Your Mirror Lineup

    Portishead curates this year’s three day event, featuring Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel, Battles, Swans, Ultramagnetic MCs, Mogwai, The Horrors and more.

    July 17, 2011
  4. eMusic’s Free Pitchfork Fest Sampler

    eMusic has put together a free, 29-song sampler with artists playing at this weekend’s Pitchfork Festival in Chicago. Fleet Foxes, Battles, Toro Y Moi, Neko Case, Deerhunter, OFF!,…

    July 15, 2011
  5. Capitol Hill Block Party Music Festival Lineup

    Seattle’s next big music weekend: TV On the Radio, Explosions In The Sky, Ghostland Observatory, Thurston Moore, Yuck, Austra, The Cave Singers, Best Coast, Handsome Furs, Kurt Vil…

    July 14, 2011
  6. What’s New In Music This Week

    This week: Wood’s continue with more lo-fi magic, Brooklyn’s Ford + Lopatin synthesize and stimulate, Battles’ first album without their frontman (still good!), Mark Ronson gets Bl…

    June 7, 2011
  7. The 20 Awesomest Animal Attacks

    Don’t feed the animals. In fact don’t even go near them. It’s Man vs. Beast, so let’s get ready to rumble!

    June 7, 2011
  8. Battles “Wall Street”

    LaBlogotheque says: “For days we were searching for hangars, warehouses and big empty loft spaces. We got the opposite: it was incongruous, it was bloody exciting. We were going to…

    May 25, 2011
  9. Battles “Ice Cream”

    NYC’s Battles’ first cut from their new album, Gloss Drop. Everything about it screams summer: the song is bouncy, the visuals are beachy, full of almost-nudity, and shots of chick…

    May 13, 2011