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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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The 25 69 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

This year in music was great and we’rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No offense, 30 Seconds To Mars. While the Gummys’ virtual poll booth remains open for a few more days (did we mention filling out the ballot enters you to win the… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 24, 2009 - 5:41 pm

Sleigh Bells/The Very Best @ Santos Party House, NYC 11/4/09

At some point during the Very Best’s set at Santos last night, Johan Hugo — the half of production team Radioclit that made the trip overseas with the human manifestation of sunshine that is Esau Mwamwaya — said something like “Yo I think all the journalists are up front, we need the fans to come… More »

By: Amrit Singh / November 5, 2009 - 11:13 am

CMJ ’09: Wednesday In Photos

As far as full-on noon-to-2AM marathon set hunting goes, Wednesday’s spread won’t be topped this year. In addition to bringing us memorable sets from two bands we’ll be watching much more closely in Sleigh Bells and Golden Silvers, the day delivered solid lineups at every turn. I joined photographer Jessica Amaya at ForceField’s day party… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 23, 2009 - 11:30 am

Band To Watch: Sleigh Bells

After this week, it’ll seem like Derek Miller and Alexis Krauss have come out of nowhere to form the outfit on everyone’s CMJ breakout list. But there are roots, dug deep and spread far: Past members of Sleigh Bells went on to form buzz-band Surfer Blood. Derek’s old hardcore band Poison The Well toured with… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 22, 2009 - 12:13 pm
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