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Gloss Drop (Bonus Track Version)


Download links and information about Gloss Drop (Bonus Track Version) by Battles. This album was released in 2011 and it belongs to Electronica, Alternative genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 59:00 minutes.

Artist: Battles
Release date: 2011
Genre: Electronica, Alternative
Tracks: 13
Duration: 59:00
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No. Title Length
1. Africastle 5:48
2. Ice Cream (feat. Matias Aguayo) 4:36
3. Futura 6:17
4. Inchworm 4:52
5. Wall Street 5:24
6. My Machines (feat. Gary Numan) 3:55
7. Dominican Fade 1:48
8. Sweetie & Shag (feat. Kazu Makino) 3:50
9. Toddler 1:11
10. Rolls Bayce 2:06
11. White Electric 6:14
12. Sundome (feat. Yamantaka Eye) 7:47
13. Afrislow (MWM Edit) [Bonus Track] 5:12



After making a brilliant splash with their debut album, Mirrored, Battles return without their lead vocalist Tyondai Braxton, performing primarily instrumental tracks with a few guest vocalists for color. Veteran new-waver Gary Numan trots out for the eerie goth tune “My Machines.” Blonde Redhead’s Kazu Makino throws her Beck-like falsetto onto the kinetic dance track “Sweetie & Shag,” while Chilean techno producer Matias Aguayo turns the barroom electric with “Ice Cream,” where world beat is twisted with effects that give the track the feel of being heard through a fun house mirror. The instrumentals are chilly but effective. Helmet’s John Stanier, Don Caballero’s Ian Williams and Lynx’s David Konopka play a rendition of “math rock” that leads to uneasy listening bordering on disturbed minimalism. Best is “Wall Street,” a manic-paced cut that perfectly renders the vibe of Lower Manhattan. Second is “White Electric,” where a warm emotionalism takes over the tune, along with a sense of drama that proves Battles can bridge the gap without a new vocalist after all.