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FACT Mix 325: Battles

FACT Mix 325: Battles

Playing tracks by

Boredoms, Hudson Mohawke, The Alchemist, The Field, S.C.U.M and more.

FACT mix 325 is by Battles.

The trio of John Stanier, Ian Williams and Dave Konopka are currently at the height of their considerable powers. A lesser group might have capsized at the loss of a frontman as a visible and voluble as Tyondai Braxton, but the departure of that generously ‘fro’d fellow back in August 2010 instead precipitated a creative purple patch for the band, one which shows no sign of ending any time soon.

To mark the release of Dross Glop, a spooneristic remix companion to their sophomore record Gloss Drop, and to herald their live appearance at Belgium’s Dour festival, we invited Battles to record a little something for our FACT mix series. John Stanier stepped up, and has turned out a tasty selection of the kind of tunes the band have been devouring of late, focussing primarily on artists who appeared as remixers on Dross Glop; intriguingly, it features no less than three previously unreleased tracks by Hud Mo.



Spucking Fectacular

Christopher Ignatius Perrin



good one