Four long years have passed since Battles released their critically acclaimed album Mirrored
, a record that not only catapulted the group into center stage limelight but also broke them away from pretty much every other band in their field with their mesmerizing brand of electronic, avant garde rock. And although the New York-based act's success since their past album has been bountiful, the wait between Mirrored
and their latest endeavor Gloss Drop
was not a particularly easy one.