Battenburg Records


The Motorpool

An English alternative indie-rock band formed by brothers Billy Traxler and James Traxler. They grew up experimenting with music in South London and later formed various bands, ultimately settling on The Motorpool as the vessel for their music. Tours have covered the UK, Switzerland, New Zealand and Australia. The brothers play many of the instruments and collaborate with a colourful cast of talented musicians both in the studio and on stage…


Aspirational band with epic songs.

Big on guitars. 


Where it all began for the Traxler brothers.

4-track cassette recorder, Roland drum machine, Alesis Microverb and a CASIO CZ5000 (of course some

guitars too).

Battenburg Studios, Breakfast Rehearsal Studios & The Audio Editor

Billy Traxler set-up and ran Breakfast Rehearsal Studios for 19 years at Clapham Junction arches. He had the pleasure of meeting and providing music facilities for many amazing artists. He also recorded and mixed numerous acts/ bands over the years at Battenburg Studios in Battersea, London. The Audio Editor continues his mixing/editing projects.