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Battles Announce New Album

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Experimental rock trio Battles has just announced La Di Da Di, the full-length follow-up to 2011's Gloss Drop. It's out September 18 via Warp. You can find Anthony's rave review for that previous effort below, as well as the band's 2015 tour dates:

Battles World Tour 2015:
08-07 Sicily, Italy - Ypsigrock Festival
08-20 Brooklyn, NY - Saint Vitus
08-22 Portland, OR - MusicfestNW
08-23 Los Angeles, CA - FYF Festival
09-05 Laois, Ireland - Electric Picnic Festival
09-07 Prague, Czech Republic - STIMUL Festival
09-10 Raleigh, NC - Hopscotch Festival
09-30 Boston, MA - Paradise Rock Club
10-01 Toronto, Ontario - Lee's Palace
10-02 Chicago, IL - Metro
10-03 Minneapolis, MN - First Ave
10-06 Vancouver, British Columbia - Imperial
10-07 Seattle, WA - Neptune
10-09 San Francisco, CA - Fillmore
10-11 Phoenix, AZ - Crescent Ballroom
10-13 Dallas, TX - Trees
10-14 Austin, TX - Mohawk
10-15 New Orleans, LA - Republic
10-16 Atlanta, GA - Masquerade
10-17 Nashville, TN - Exit In
10-18 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
10-19 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
10-20 New York, NY - Webster Hall
10-23 Manchester, England - Academy 2
10-24 Bristol, England - Simple Things
10-25 Glasgow, Scotland - O2 ABC Glasgow
10-28 London, England - Electric Ballroom
10-29 Lille, France - Le Grand Mix
10-30 Paris, France - Pitchfork Music Festival Paris
10-31 Frankfurt, Germany - Zoom
11-02 Amsterdam, Netherlands - Melkweg
11-03 Brussels, Belgium - Botanique
11-04 Berlin, Germany - Berghain
11-06 Torino, Italy - Club2Club
11-07 Reykjavik, Iceland - Iceland Airwaves