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2016 In Review

Everyone Who Was Sued For Stealing Songs In 2016

There’s a lot to say about "Blurred Lines," the inescapable (at the time) 2013 hit penned by Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, and T.I., and not…
Bruce Hamilton | December 9, 2016 - 1:25 pm


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

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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Hear Sleigh Bells Cover “Where Did You Sleep Last Night?” For Blake Lively Thriller The Rhythm Section

Sleigh Bells have recorded a cover of the traditional folk song "Where Did You Sleep Last Night?" -- also sometimes called "In The Pines" or…
James Rettig | September 19, 2019 - 5:38 pm

Third Eye Blind – “Screamer” (Feat. Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss)

Last year, Third Eye Blind released an EP where they covered the likes of Bon Iver, Queens Of The Stone Age, and even Chastity Belt,…
James Rettig | July 25, 2019 - 10:36 am

Watch Sleigh Bells Play “Bitter Rivals” With Tom Morello At Mom+Pop Anniversary Show

The New York-based label Mom+Pop is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and last night they held a concert at Brooklyn Steel featuring artists from…
James Rettig | October 23, 2018 - 10:08 am

Alexis Krauss – “War Cry”

Alexis Krauss fronts the power-pop band Sleigh Bells, and today she debuted a new solo track. "War Cry" was made in collaboration with Mike Elizondo…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 22, 2018 - 9:41 am

Alexis Krauss Releases New Benefit Single “Our Land” For National Parks And Monuments Protection

Sleigh Bells' Alexis Krauss has released a new song called "Our Land" in order to raise awareness of the new administration's attack on this country's…
James Rettig | January 30, 2018 - 11:50 am

Sleigh Bells – “Favorite Transgressions” Video

Last year, Sleigh Bells released a new mini-album, Kid Kruschev, and today they've shared a video for one of the tracks from it, "Favorite Transgressions."
James Rettig | January 23, 2018 - 10:07 am

Sleigh Bells – “And Saints” Video

Sleigh Bells are releasing a new mini-album Kid Kruschev in a couple weeks, and today they've shared a video for its lead single "And Saints."
James Rettig | October 27, 2017 - 10:36 am

Sleigh Bells – “Rainmaker”

A couple of weeks ago, the New York duo Sleigh Bells announced their new mini-album Kid Kruschev and shared the early single "And Saints," a…
Tom Breihan | October 24, 2017 - 8:45 am

Sleigh Bells – “And Saints”

Just last year, the New York noise-pop duo Sleigh Bells came out blasting with their Jessica Rabbit album. And this morning, they've announced the impending…
Tom Breihan | October 10, 2017 - 8:59 am

Demi Lovato Settles Sleigh Bells Lawsuit

Demi Lovato has reached a settlement with the indie rock band, Sleigh Bells, to settle a lawsuit accusing her of infringing the band's 2010 track,…
Gil Kaufman / Billboard | April 13, 2017 - 2:37 pm

Artist Portraits From SXSW 2017

A lot of bands descend upon Austin for SXSW every year, and this year a lot of those bands rolled through the Mazda Studio At…
Stereogum | March 20, 2017 - 5:01 pm

Sleigh Bells, Real Estate, Girlpool, & More Rock Stereogum’s SXSW 2017 Evening Showcase

Last night, Stereogum took over the Mazda Studio At Empire Garage for our first official showcase of SXSW 2017. We curated a lineup that spanned…
Ryan Leas | March 15, 2017 - 3:38 pm

Sleigh Bells Break Down “I Can Only Stare” On Song Exploder

Sleigh Bells' "I Can Only Stare," from the duo's fourth studio album Jessica Rabbit, is a fist-to-your-chest synth ballad that finds vocalist Alexis Krauss embracing…
Pranav Trewn | March 14, 2017 - 12:48 pm

More Than 120 Artists Sign Letter To Obama About Dakota Access Pipeline

As water protectors continue to stand their ground at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, they've been met with excessive, violent force from…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 2, 2016 - 12:27 pm
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