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Battles - Dross Glop

Battles - Dross Glop
CRITIC SCORE
66
Based on 12 reviews
USER SCORE
70
Based on
4 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

78
Pitchfork
Pitchfork

It's the playful, borderline daft moments that stand out the most, riding the gamut from fun to flipping nuts.

70
Drowned in Sound
Drowned in Sound

A nice homespun, organic and lovingly prepared supplement to Gloss Drop.

70
Beats Per Minute
Beats Per Minute

Despite a couple speed bumps, Dross Glop is as solid of a collaborative remix album as you’re going to find.

60
Consequence of Sound
Consequence of Sound

Some of the tracks are downright ugly listening — like the stuttering EYE remix of “Sundome” that wavers like a mirage — but a few gems shine through.

60
musicOMH
musicOMH

For such an experimental band maybe they could have pushed these remixes further instead of into a no-man’s land of accessible.

55
The 405
The 405

This would appear then, to be a remix album not particularly for fans of the original body of work, but for fans of the remix artists.

50
PopMatters
PopMatters

Some of the changes applied to these songs may not strike Battles fans as good or bad; some may just find themselves being neutral to the whole thing.

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DETAILS

RELEASED: April 17, 2012
FORMAT: Remix
LABEL: Warp
GENRE: Experimental Rock
WEBSITE: bttls.com
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Track List
  1. Wall Street (Gui Boratto Remix) 
  2. Sweetie & Shag (The Field Remix) 
  3. Futura (The Alchemist Remix) 
  4. White Electric (Shabazz Palaces Remix) 
  5. Africastle (Kode9 Remix) 
  6. Inchworm (Silent Servant Remix - Edit) 
  7. Toddler (Kangding Ray Remix - Edit) 
  8. Dominican Fade (Qluster Remix) 
  9. Ice Cream (BDG #Gang Gang Dance Remix) 
  10. Rolls Bayce (Hudson Mohawke Remix) 
  11. My Machines (Patrick Mahoney & Dennis McNany Remix) 
  12. Sundome (EYE Remix)
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Added on: April 17, 2012