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Battles - Gloss Drop


1White Electric6:14
2Ice Cream
Featuring, Written-By, Performer – Matias Aguayo
3Rolls Bayce2:06
4My Machines
Featuring, Written-By, Performer – Gary Numan
5Wall Street5:24
Featuring, Written-By, Performer – Yamantaka Eye
10Sweetie & Shag
Featuring, Written-By, Performer – Kazu Makino
11Dominican Fade1:48


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
WARP LP212Battles Gloss Drop ‎(2xLP, Album)Warp RecordsWARP LP212Europe2011
WARP LP212RBattles Gloss Drop ‎(2xLP, Album, RP)Warp RecordsWARP LP212RUK & Europe2016
WARPCD212Battles Gloss Drop ‎(CD, Album)Warp RecordsWARPCD212UK & Europe2011
BRC-288LTDBattles Gloss Drop ‎(CD, Album, Pap)Beat RecordsBRC-288LTDJapan2011
WARPCD212PBattles Gloss Drop ‎(CD, Album, Promo)Warp RecordsWARPCD212PEurope2011


  • Art Direction, DesignDave Konopka
  • Mastered ByRyan Smith
  • Mixed ByKeith Souza, Seth Manchester
  • Photography ByLesley Unruh
  • ProducerKeith Souza, Seth Manchester
  • Producer, Written-By, PerformerBattles
  • Recorded ByKeith Souza, Seth Manchester


Recorded and mixed at Machines with Magnets (Providence, Rhode Island).
Mastered at Sterling Sound (New York City, New York).

(P) 2011 Warp Records Limited
(C) 2011 Warp Records Limited

Housed in glossy gatefold sleeve.
Pressed on heavy weight vinyl records.
Initial copies come with a 12" x 24" colour poster & an mp3 redemption card.
Some independent stores issued the vinyl in a Gloss Drop plastic bag on the day of release.


  • Barcode (Scanned): 801061821210


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warp Records
  • Copyright (c) – Warp Records
  • Recorded At – Machines With Magnets
  • Mixed At – Machines With Magnets
  • Published By – Warp Music
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound


Gloss Drop is the second studio album by American experimental rock band Battles, released on Warp Records in June 2011. Most of the album is instrumental, but vocals are provided by various guests performers, including electronic musician Gary Numan and Blonde Redhead's Kazu Makino. Ice Cream was the first single to be released from the album on 23 May 2011, in both digital and 12 vinyl formats. The vinyl was limited to 3000 copies, and was released in three different flavors, with strawberry. Considering this album's lineup change, its group of new guest singers, Gloss Drop must have been a bit of a challenge for Drop is the second studio album by American experimental rock band Battles. The band have announced a spring tour in support of the record. It is the band's first release since the departure of Tyondai Braxton. Ice Cream was the first single to be released from the album on May 23, 2011 2011-05-23, in both digital and 12 vinyl formats. The vinyl was limited to 3000 copies, and was notable in being. Album 2011 12 Songs. Gloss Drop. Alternative Drop. Battles - Gloss Drop 2011. To favorites 1 Download album. Listen album. Experimental Rock. Gloss Drop is the most ride-the-groove record Battles have ever made, owing plenty to both the straight-forwardness of house and rock and the crazed syncopations of soca and dancehall, where Mirrored's whole point could seem like leaving listeners breathless with this-could-go-anywhere prog invention. And considering Battles are possibly the tightest man-machine unit going now that LCD Soundsystem are dead, you can imagine how hot these grooves burn, and how meticulously they're constructed, their most audacious attempt yet to make the line between programmed and pl. Fortunately, Gloss Drop proves those worries were unfounded. Though Braxton's shoes are undeniably large ones to fill, John Stanier, Ian Williams, and David Konopka strike out on their own and with some well-chosen collaborators. The tracks with guest singers are Gloss Drop's immediate standouts. Creepy, surreal, hyper-real. It's an art of implausibilities' - New York Times. New York's Battles unveil their sophomore release Gloss Drop on Warp Records and the press is praising the album. SPIN calls the record 'virtuoso art funk that'll sophisticate your booty,' while Filter proclaims the record '. as delightfully f ked up as it is musically seamless. Artist Site Released: June 7, 2011 ON Warp. Stream Gloss Drop, a playlist by BATTLES from desktop or your mobile device. This playlist has no tracks yet. Album release date: 6 June 2011. Not available in Russian Federation. Genre: Experimental Rock. Gloss Drop is the sound of a band forging its own identity and delivering on the promise initially unveiled on their previous album


Battles - Gloss Drop
Performer: Battles
Genre: Rock
Title: Gloss Drop
Country: Europe
Released: 2016
Style: Alternative Rock, Math Rock
MP3 album: 1447 mb
FLAC album: 2999 mb
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 733
Source: 2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue
№ Cat: WARP LP212
Label: Warp Records