‘The Yabba’ has now been archived online and is available to watch following the broadcast of Battles performing four songs from their third album ‘La Di Da Di’.
Filmed near the band’s rehearsal space in New York City, and directed by David Raboy, Battles performed unique takes of new songs; ‘The Yabba’, ‘Summer Simmer’, ‘Tyne Wear’ and ‘Dot Com’. The film was broadcast on loop for 24 hours on 4 August with ‘The Yabba’ now available to watch via YouTube and VEVO.
‘The Yabba’ features on ‘La Di Da Di’, released on 18 September and available on 2x LP, CD, digitally and to stream at,
Battles have announced shows in Asia within their worldwide tour this year. The additional dates are below with the full listing at bttls.com
25 – Tokyo, JP @ Ex Theater
26 – Osaka, JP @ Akaso
27 – Seoul, KR @ Venue TBA
30 – Guangzhou, CN @ Rockhouse
2 – Taipei, TW @ The Wall
4 – Shanghai, CN @ Mao Livehouse
5 – Beijing, CN @ Yugong Yishan