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Q&A: Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss On Touring, ’80s R&B, And What Her Former Students Think Of Her Music

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…
Puja Patel | October 9, 2013 - 11:23 am
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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…
Stereogum | September 6, 2013 - 2:22 pm
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Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2013 - 12:34 pm
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More Sleigh Bells stories

Sleigh Bells – “Hyper Dark”

It's been three years since New York noise-pop duo Sleigh Bells released Bitter Rivals, their last album. But in the past few months, they've shared…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2016 - 8:54 am
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Sleigh Bells – “Rule Number One”

At the end of last year, the impossible-to-categorize riot-pop rippers Sleigh Bells dropped a new song called "Champions Of Unrestricted Beauty." And today, they're back…
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2016 - 9:35 am
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Sleigh Bells – “Champions Of Unrestricted Beauty”

Sleigh Bells are back! They stumbled a bit with 2013's Bitter Rivals, and time will tell if they get back on the wagon. The duo…
James Rettig | December 7, 2015 - 11:23 am
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Caroline Polachek & Alexis Krauss Join Grimes On SiriusXM

On Friday, Grimes took over SiriusXM's SiriusXMU channel, playing songs from her fantastic new album Art Angels in addition to music by artists like Le…
Peter Helman | November 10, 2015 - 7:31 pm
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Sleigh Bells Accuse Demi Lovato Of Ripping Off Two Songs

Sleigh Bells have accused Demi Lovato of ripping off two of their songs on her new album, Confident. The song in question is bonus track…
James Rettig | November 2, 2015 - 4:32 pm
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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's…
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's…
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 Alexis…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 21, 2013 - 6:29 pm
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