Two years ago, Teepee mastermind Erix S. Laurent was poised for a breakthrough. He took his critically acclaimed 2009 LP, Morals, on a national tour while aslo being heralded back home as a true Miami original. Laurent had been renowned for his intense solo performances. He'd sing, play guitar, con ... More >>
Battles With Nisennenmondai Grand Central, Downtown Miami Thursday, October 27, 2011 Better Than: Approximately 95% of most live music events. Two tight bands, decently timed sets, booming sound. What else do you need? Last night, Battles blew our fucking mind. Sorry to indulge the most standa ... More >>
Photo by Jason Frank Rothenberg"I can't imagine making a more difficult album," says Battles drummer John Stanier when asked to describe the process behind Gloss Drop, the first full-length in four years from the recently downsized (once a quartet, now a trio) post-math-rock ensemble. While ... More >>
Crossfade was doing some casual afternoon lurking when the Events section of the Nightdrive blog slapped us in the face with some pretty cool news. According to the Miami promoters-slash-bloggers, math-rock mutant-pop ensemble Battles will be making its return to South Florida. The listing offe ... More >>
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