Battle Tapes is an American electronic rock band, based in Los Angeles, California, United States, formed in late 2010. The band consists of Josh Boardman (vocals/guitar/synth), Riley Mackin (keyboardist/vocals), Stephen Bannister (bass guitar) and Beak Wing (drums/percussion). Battle Tapes is known for its live performances, fully sequenced light show and integrating electro and indie influences into its music and image.
To date, Battle Tapes has released two EPs: Sleepwalker (2011) and Sweatshop Boys (2012). It released its first studio album Polygon on November 20th, 2015.
Battle Tapes made their festival debut in 2014, performing at The Sunset Strip Music Festival in Los Angeles, as well as SXSW in Austin, Texas. In early 2015, Battle Tapes announced they would be playing at the BottleRock Napa Valley Festival in May later that year.