"It seems somewhat unchallenging by their high standards, more controlled and therefore incapable of generating a consistent sense of chaos or urgency. More than ever, the band seems content to repeat a melody and suggest progression by introducing brief, admittedly colourful flourishes before returning to a slightly altered form of that initial melody."

Ok, so that's what we thought of Battles' forthcoming new album, but what do you think? Listen to it below courtesy of NPR and let us know in the comments section. La Di Da Di is released on September 18th via Warp.