Battles Unveil New Gloss Drop LP, Get Gary Numan, Yamantaka Eye and Blonde Redhead's Kazu Makino to Guest

Battles Unveil New <i>Gloss Drop</i> LP, Get Gary Numan, Yamantaka Eye and Blonde Redhead's Kazu Makino to Guest
The last we heard from rhythmic rock experimentalists Battles, singer/guitarist Tyondai Braxton had left the group to pursue his solo career full time. Now, the band are going ahead as a trio, and they've unveiled their new LP, Gloss Drop.

The album will come out on June 7 in North America and a day earlier in the UK via Warp. Its 12 tracks include an impressive roster of guests: Gary Numan appears on the track "My Machines," while Blonde Redhead's Kazu Makino performs on a tune called "Sweetie & Shag." Other contributors include Boredoms' Yamantaka Eye and DJ Matias Aguayo.

Gloss Drop is the long-awaited follow-up to 2007's beloved Mirrored, and you can pre-order it over at Bleep. There's currently no official artwork, but you can see the tracklist below.

Gloss Drop:

1. "Africastle"
2. "Ice Cream" (ft. Matias Aguayo)
3. "Futura"
4. "Inchworm"
5. "Wall Street"
6. "My Machines" (ft. Gary Numan)
7. "Dominican Fade"
8. "Sweetie & Shag" (ft. Kazu Makino)
9. "Toddler"
10. "Rolls Bayce"
11. "White Electric"
12. "Sundome" (ft. Yamantaka Eye)