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Ejecta – “Jeremiah (The Denier)”

Ejecta is a new project from Leanne Macomber of Neon Indian/Fight Bite and Joel Ford of Ford And Lopatin and “Jeremiah (The Denier)” is their glowy, breathy new dance single. The duo is slated to drop its debut LP in November as the first release on Ford’s new label Driftless Records. Check out the track… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / August 20, 2013 - 12:32 pm

Fight Bite – “Charlotte Iris” Video

Here’s the vivid new clip for former BTW (and Neon Indian keyboardist) Fight Bite’s dreamy “Charlotte Iris,” a video whose still images don’t quite do it justice. Gusti Fink directs. Watch below. More »

By: Corban Goble / September 11, 2012 - 4:13 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: May 2012

Some months, you get blockbuster bands releasing big singles in stream-only format. May was not like that — May was a good month for freely downloadable MP3s. Respect, May. In the ten-track zip below, you’ll find big singles from artists sitting on anticipated new LPs — like Yeasayer and Twin Shadow and Azealia Banks –… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 30, 2012 - 3:25 pm

Fight Bite – “Celeste” & “Petrified” (Stereogum Premiere)

Texas BTW Fight Bite have some new recordings set to eventually surface on a new EP. For now they’re homeless and unmastered, but that unfinished roughness works in favor of Jeff Louis and Leanne Macomber’s synth pop. They record to tape, not a computer — “Celeste” and “Petrified” feel especially alive and late-night disorienting with… More »

By: brandon / August 25, 2010 - 12:00 pm

New Fight Bite Video – “Swissex Lover”

It’s getting to be that time when people start asking you to make lists and rank the year in music. Fun! Texan outfit and BTW Fight Bite are on my shortlist for the year’s finest debuts, and “Swissex Lover” is its signature track. The duo of Leanne Macomber and Jeff Louis crafted their swirling, cinematic… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 19, 2008 - 9:46 am

CMJ ’08: It’s A Photo Wrap

The crapshoot buffet of 25 minute sets from overextended bands is now closed, thanks. When you’re out all day and all night, you encounter lots — some undercooked and unpalatable flller, some that’s ripe and right, lots never intended for consumption (CMJ set delays, so hott right now). We’ve posted some standouts already, but here… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 27, 2008 - 2:19 am

New Fight Bite – “The Accident” (Stereogum Premiere)

Sometimes we BTW a band and never hear anything worth mentioning again. And sometimes we BTW a band and that band is Fight Bite. The Denton, TX duo have finished work on a gorgeous set of ten tunes, collectively titled Emerald Eyes, to be self-released this October. Our first mention went deep with references –… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 24, 2008 - 11:58 am

Band To Watch: Fight Bite

The Denton, Texas synth duo Fight Bite’s gentle, lush, female fronted pop has us reaching back into the record collection for our Slumberland and Parasol vinyl — or maybe early Magnetic Fields, before Stephin Merritt took over vocal duties. It’s a claustro, dusky sound that somehow, for the first time in ages, made us remember… More »

By: brandon / February 26, 2008 - 5:10 pm