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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The Mind-Blowing, Mysterious Moogfest: Festival Recap

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Battles plays the Convention Hall on Saturday night.

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Battles In Concert: ATP Festival 2011

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Two Experimental Rock Bands Stay True To Their Roots

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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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Battles: Still Plenty Loud As An Army Of Three

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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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Ice Cream

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Battles Creates a Musical Hall of Mirrors

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