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When we talked to Alexis Krauss of Sleigh Bells, she had come off of a day of press, stage-design meetings, and tour rehearsal, and was kicking back in her backyard in Greenpoint, Brooklyn playing with her dog. “My dog is obsessed with playing fetch,” she said with a laugh. “The day is never over whe… More »

For the first time in the short history of this column, 5 Best Songs and Straight To Video have cross-pollenated. Which new cut transcended its visual treatment and landed on both lists? Find out below. More »

There were too many good music videos this week. Moby escaped the usual Wayne Coyne acid-reflux and made something fun and pretty and way friendlier than most of Coyne’s recent fare. TV On The Radio turned a meteor into a sympathetic character. They Might Be Giants taught pieces of broccoli how to play air guitar. More »

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Photos: Run The Jewels, Sleigh Bells, Vince Staples @ 50 Kent, Brooklyn 6/14/15

While a lot of New Yorkers headed down south for Bonnaroo, those left behind had the opportunity to check out dozens of shows at Brooklyn'…
Stereogum | June 15, 2015 - 12:52 pm

Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss Launches Kickstarter For Safe Beauty Product Collection

Last summer, Alexis Krauss of Sleigh Bells teamed up with friend and Harvard Business School student Jessica Assaf to launch a website called Beauty Lies
Caitlin White | March 10, 2015 - 6:12 pm
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Sleigh Bells – “That Did It” (Feat. Tink) Video

Last week, Sleigh Bells teamed up with Tink, a brash and badass Chicago singer/rapper who seems poised to take over in 2015, for a Red…
Tom Breihan | November 25, 2014 - 11:02 am
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Sleigh Bells – “That Did It” (Feat. Tink)

Sleigh Bells have teamed up with Chicago rapper Tink for a new track called "That Did It." The song was made for Red Bull Sound…
James Rettig | November 18, 2014 - 11:11 am

Sleigh Bells Prep Tink Collab

In an interview with Billboard, 19-year-old Chicago rapper/singer Tink (no stranger to working with other artists) just confirmed an upcoming studio collab with Sleigh Bells.
Peter Helman | June 16, 2014 - 2:51 pm

Sleigh Bells – “Young Legends (Teklife Remix)”

A couple of weeks ago we lost Chicago footwork pioneer DJ Rashad. That's a really, really rough loss. But there's some slight comfort in the…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2014 - 10:37 am

Listen To Sleigh Bells’ Derek Miller On Tanlines’ Jesse Cohen’s Podcast

Did you know that Jesse Cohen, percussionist in Brooklyn-based indie band Tanlines, has a podcast called No Effects? The description of said podcast reads: "From…
Sam Behrens | April 25, 2014 - 12:42 pm

Artist Portraits From Coachella 2014

Last weekend we told you our top moments for the first week of Coachella from Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Today, before the second weekend of…
Miles Bowe | April 18, 2014 - 5:47 pm
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Outkast, Chance The Rapper, Run The Jewels Playing 2014 Mad Decent Block Parties

Here's at least one more of Outkast's 40 festival appearances this year. The newly expanded traveling Mad Decent Block Party features different lineups on different…
Chris DeVille | April 7, 2014 - 6:02 pm
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Sleigh Bells – “Young Legends (Jam City Mix)”

Here's an interesting combination. Sleigh Bells, at this point, are in full pop-star mode (hell, they had Danny Brown open for them) and yet they've…
Miles Bowe | March 20, 2014 - 2:03 pm

Watch Sleigh Bells Play Letterman

Here's something you don't see everyday: Sleigh Bells noisemonger Derek Miller playing acoustic guitar. Last night, Sleigh Bells, in their full-band-plus-horn-section incarnation were on the…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2014 - 9:16 am
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Sleigh Bells, Danny Brown @ Terminal 5, NYC 11/22/13

At first glance, Danny Brown and Sleigh Bells on the same bill doesn't necessarily make a whole lot of sense, almost as incongruous—though not half…
Ryan Leas | November 23, 2013 - 3:20 pm
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Watch Sleigh Bells Play Fallon

Sleigh Bells came into this world as a two-piece and played amazing shows for a couple of years as a two-piece, so it'll always be…
Tom Breihan | November 22, 2013 - 9:06 am

Watch A Kid Interview Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss

Kids Interview Bands is a self-explanatory concept, but here are a few extra details: It's a video series in which longtime music writer Chip Midnight'…
Chris DeVille | November 11, 2013 - 10:07 am

Watch Beck & Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss Perform “Let’s Get Lost” At Treasure Island

Both Beck and Sleigh Bells performed this past weekend at San Francisco's Treasure Island. Festival-goers were given a nice surprise when Sleigh Bells frontwoman Alexi…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 21, 2013 - 6:29 pm
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Artist Portraits From Treasure Island Festival 2013

In addition to our gallery of live shots from last weekend’s Treasure Island Festival, our photographer Moses Namkung snapped some intimate portraits of Sleigh Bells,…
Miles Bowe | October 21, 2013 - 5:45 pm

Photos: Treasure Island Festival 2013

People who live in the Bay Area are lucky. Not only did they get to enjoy the incredible Outside Lands lineup, a month later they…
Miles Bowe | October 21, 2013 - 5:10 pm
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Watch Sleigh Bells Play Kimmel

Sleigh Bells became a festival-crushing live act on the strength of just two people -- or, more precisely, in the strength of Alexis Krauss's obliterating…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2013 - 10:10 am
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Sleigh Bells @ (Le) Poisson Rouge, NYC 10/5/13

Four years ago, before releasing any full-length material, Sleigh Bells played a show at (Le) Poisson Rouge that caught our attention. Last night, the Brooklyn-based…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 6, 2013 - 2:14 pm
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