Battles and Camera at SchwuZ / Wednesday, 23.10.2019
To celebrate the release of their fantastic new album Juice B Crypts on Warp Records next month math-rockers Battles come to Berlin for an exclusive German date at SchwuZ in Neukölln.
Battles are set to return October 18 with their fourth album Juice B Crypts via Warp Records. Following in the wake of its complex, mind-bending predecessors Mirrored, Gloss Drop, and La Di Da Di, the new full length is a sensory overload of information that throws everything you thought you knew about the storied art-rock supergroup into flux once again.
The band’s redefined line-up of Ian Williams (keys, guitar, electronics) and John Stanier (drums) is at the core of the covertly named Juice B Crypts, which was produced and mixed by Chris Tabron (Trash Talk, Beyonce, Mobb Deep, Ratking). Marrying synthesizer loops, cut-throat drum patterns, and cyclical riffs, the album flirts with new technology, questions of authenticity, and the technicalities of reinventing the wheel at the eleventh hour.
Started as the so called “Krautrock Guerrilla” in 2012, six years later the Berlin combo Camera are releasing their fourth full-length album. Customarily associated with the likes of NEU! and La Düsseldorf it is time to allow Camera to break free of the krautrock tradition and accept that they are very much doing their own thing now. Motto: “It’s not repetition, it’s discipline”
Battles and Camera LIVE
Wednesday, 23.10.2019 | Doors 19:00 CET
SchwuZ | Rollbergstraße 26 | 12053 Berlin
Photo credit: Chris Shonting