Clockwise from upper left, all taken at Moogfest: costumed fans at the Animoog Playground, Atlas Sound, fans reacting to one of the live sets, The Field, a dewy-eyed fan. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Battles' second album, Gloss Drop, is its first as a trio. Left to right: Ian Wiiliams (guitar, keyboards), John Stanier (drums), Dave Konopka (bass, guitar, effects). Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For all its summer-jam ambitions in "Ice Cream," Battles brings precision and muscle even to the frivolous stuff. Jason Frank Rothenberg hide caption

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Battles: Sunny Skies Over Stormy Seas

For all its summer-jam ambitions in "Ice Cream," Battles brings precision and muscle even to the frivolous stuff.

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