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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 when… 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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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

Stream Sleigh Bells Bitter Rivals

We've already heard "You Don't Get Me Twice" and the title track from Sleigh Bells' upcoming Bitter Rivals, but now the entire LP is available…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 1, 2013 - 11:14 am

Phoenix – “Chloroform (Sleigh Bells Remix)”

It was only last month that a track from Phoenix's Bankrupt! was the R. Kelly treatment, and now, another song from that album has been…
Michael Nelson | September 25, 2013 - 10:37 am

Sleigh Bells Soundtrack The First iPhone 5c Commercial

Apple's iPhone 5C model hits stores on Friday. It's $100 cheaper than the iPhone 5S because it's made out of plastic. It also comes in…
Scott Lapatine | September 17, 2013 - 10:48 am

Sleigh Bells – “You Don’t Get Me Twice”

Earlier this month, Sleigh Bells announced their impending new album Bitter Rivals and shared the ferocious title track. And now they've fleshed out the album's…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2013 - 12:23 pm

Sleigh Bells – “Bitter Rivals” Video

Last week we heard a teaser of "Bitter Rivals," the crunchy, Dickens-quoting title track from Sleigh Bells' forthcoming third LP. Now Alexis Krauss and Derek…
Scott Lapatine | September 3, 2013 - 12:11 am

Preview Sleigh Bells’ “Bitter Rivals”

Earlier this week, Revolt revealed that “Bitter Rivals,” the first single and apparent title track from Sleigh Bells’ third LP, will be available on
Scott Lapatine | August 29, 2013 - 5:27 pm

S.S. Coachella Jamaica Diary & Photos

The S.S. Coachella sailed from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Jamaica and back between 12/19 and 12/23, along the way featuring performances from Pulp, Hot Chip,
Andrew Youssef | December 26, 2012 - 3:15 pm

Watch St. Vincent And Alexis Krauss Sing “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” With Cyndi Lauper

These days, every famous person is friends with every other famous person, and we get stark and mostly-inexplicable reminders of that every day. So here's…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2012 - 10:28 am

Sleigh Bells – “Never Say Die (AraabMuzik Remix)”

It just makes sense that Sleigh Bells and AraabMuzik are spending their autumns touring together. Both of them bring to live some combination of pop,…
Tom Breihan | October 4, 2012 - 4:22 pm

Report & Photos From FYF Fest 2012

Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A…
Aaron Lariviere | September 4, 2012 - 4:52 pm

Sleigh Bells – “End Of The Line” Video

Here's the clip for Sleigh Bells' glistening Reign Of Terror cut "End Of The Line," a scenic visual that finds Alexis and Derek vogueing hard…
Corban Goble | August 27, 2012 - 11:33 am

Watch Sleigh Bells On No Reservations

As others have done before, Sleigh Bells will appear on No Reservations this fall. The Travel Channel recently posted a teaser for the season premiere…
Corban Goble | August 22, 2012 - 11:42 am

Pitchfork Festival 2012: Grimes, Danny Brown, Sleigh Bells & More

At ginormous festivals like Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza, it's pretty tough to craft a narrative -- when there's something like 200 bands playing over a weekend,…
Corban Goble | July 15, 2012 - 2:06 pm

Sleigh Bells – “Demons” Video, Diplo Remix

Here's the clip for Sleigh Bells' "Demons," an intense visual that serves as the best summary of the visceral Sleigh Bells live experience to date.
Corban Goble | May 22, 2012 - 10:10 am

Sleigh Bells, Javelin @ The Warfield, SF 4/5/12

Last night, Sleigh Bells and Javelin played San Francisco’s the Warfield and Stereogum photographer Wilson Lee was there to document the proceedings. Check out his…
Stereogum | April 6, 2012 - 4:57 pm

Elite Gymnastics – “Here, In Heaven 4 & 5 (Remix By CFCF)”

Minneapolis internet-pop manipulators Elite Gymnastics released their free-download debut EP Ruin last year, bundling it with Ruin 2, a collection of reworkings. There's long been…
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2012 - 10:46 am