Battles w/ Good Information & Asko - Winterruption YEG 2024
with Battles, Good Information, ASKO
Fri Jan 26 10:00 pm (Doors: 09:30 pm )
18 and up
CAD30.00 Buy Tickets
w/ Good Information
Winterruption YEG 2024 - Late Show
Doors at 9:30pm, Show at 10:00pm

The Starlite Room
Friday Jan 26 2024

Battles is an American experimental rock band founded in New York City in 2002 and now consisting of John Stanier (of Tomahawk and The Mark of Cain, formerly of Helmet) on drums, and guitarist/keyboardist Ian Williams (formerly of Don Caballero and Storm & Stress) on guitars and keyboards. Until 2010 they were joined by Tyondai Braxton (son of avant-garde jazz composer and multi-instrumentalist Anthony Braxton) on vocals, keyboards and guitar, who departed the band amicably in order to concentrate on his solo career. In May 2019, the group announced the departure of Dave Konopka (formerly of Lynx) who performed guitar and bass.

Stanier’s drum setup is defined by both its bright yellow color and its extremely high Zildjian K ride cymbal, arguably the band’s most distinctive visual trademarks. He believes the ride cymbal is overused in drumming, so he wanted to make it more of an effort to play it, forcing himself to jump up from his seat to hit it during live performances.

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Evolving from its experimental roots into a fresh duo, Battles makes a remarkable return to form. Picking up the artistic thread where the band left off on Mirrored and Gloss Drop, the same wildly networked, post-everything electronic art-rock band who are in the process of repositioning their core to New York and all its influences.