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Battles (feat. Gary Numan) – My Machines OUT NOW!

Battles (feat. Gary Numan) - My Machines OUT NOW!

Battles second single from their acclaimed Gloss Drop, ‘My Machines,’ featuring Gary Numan is out now. There are limited quantities due to the fire at the PIAS/SONY warehouse in London which has significantly affected many indie labels’ stock including our friends at Warp Records.


Battles unveil Gloss Drop artwork

Battles unveil Gloss Drop artwork

If you were in Austin this week at SXSW you were probably wondering about that big pile of pink on a billboard on I-35… now you know. Battles unveils Dave Konopka’s artwork for their upcoming record Gloss Drop. Billboards are popping up in NYC, Austin, and Nairobi with the image, read more at Drowned in Sound […]


Battles announce GLOSS DROP

Battles announce GLOSS DROP

Battles announces the release of their new LP GLOSS DROP featuring Matias Aguayo, Gary Numan, Kazu Makino, and Yamantaka Eye. Out on Warp Records June 6th/7th.


Monotonix/Megasus/Pujol February 6!

Monotonix/Megasus/Pujol February 6!

It’s all true, beloved Magnites. Israeli party crashers Monotonitx go head to head with local slashers Megasus to manifest the greatest dual record release show-down the world has ever known. Monotonix will have their new LP “Not Yet” in tow, and Megasus, in typically aesthetic form, will be unveiling their new 5″ mini-record replete with […]


Big Bear releases “Under the Beach”

Big Bear releases "Under the Beach"

Joyful Noise Recordings has “posthumously” released Big Bear’s “long lost” follow-up to their 2005 release on Monitor. “Under the Bridge” was recorded at Machines with Magnets many, many moons ago and mastered at Peerless Mastering by Jeff Lipton. We will miss you Big Bear! You can play football in our parking lot any day!


Pitchfork Listen: Fang Island Team With Andrew W.K.

Pitchfork Listen: Fang Island Team With Andrew W.K.

Fang Island has a limited edition 7″ featuring Andrew WK and the music of Joe Buzzell––check it! Fang Island ft. Andrew W.K.: “Patterns on the Wall” “Earlier this year, Fang Island released a BNM’ed self-titled album full of triumphant endorphin-rush guitar rock. On their cover of Joe Buzzell’s “Patterns on the Wall”, the track above, […]


Pitchfork Review: The Body All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood [At a Loss; 2010] 8.5

 Pitchfork Review: The Body All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood [At a Loss; 2010] 8.5

The Body are drummer Lee Buford and guitarist Chip King, two robust, bearded Arkansas boys living in Providence, R.I. In press photos, they brandish automatic weapons, some of which are triumphantly splayed on the table that stretches across the gatefold package of their second album, All the Waters of the Earth Turn to Blood. Buford […]


The Body reviewed in The New York Times

The Body reviewed in The New York Times

“The Body is a two-man, highly conceptual, sort of extreme metal, sort of noise band from Providence, R.I. It has made one of the best introductions for an album I’ve heard in years. “


New Battles Track for Twilight Eclipse Soundtrack

New Battles Track for Twilight Eclipse Soundtrack

Battles produced a track @ MWM for the new Twilight Eclipse Soundtrack. You can check it out here