"That's a Christmas song!" Sayer exclaimed the other day in the car. And so it was. A true confession - I am born and raised Jewish gal who harbors a secret love of Christmas/Holiday music. I just always have; I actually look forward to those 36-hour Christmas Eve/Day radio marathons. Show More Summary
The former Good Witch's Bakery at Santa's Village. (All Photos: Sandi Hemmerlein) Christmas in Southern California is a funny thing. All the usual tropes of the holiday season just don’t apply—sleigh bells don’t ring, and no one dashes through the snow or walks in a winter wonderland. Show More Summary
Someone give me a remix of Diana Ross’s “I’m Coming Out” that’s heavy on the sleigh bells, because Teresa Giudice has strutted out of minimum security prison just in time to celebrate the holidays with her loving family. Or, at least her loving children. Read more...
It's Christmas Eve, 2010, and we're cooking a goose. Secretly, I'm positive it will taste like a flurry of snow and jingling sleigh bells and the collected works of Charles Dickens. Every Christmas fantasy I've ever had—and, as a voracious Jewish consumer of antiquated British fiction and films, I've had plenty—certainly seems to promise as much. Show More Summary
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Ghosts and goblins have made way for reindeers and elves, and spooky soundtracks have been replaced with sleigh bells ringing. The holiday season seems to speed up every year, and although it's only December a new year is just around the corner. Over the last few years I've started using December as my hibernation month. Show More Summary
Seasons Geekings The Ugly Christmas Sweater Tee by Outlawalien Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? No, you're too busy trying to bring down that giant AT-AT with a tow rope, which sounds like a terrible idea but will probably work for some strange reason because you're the star of the show. Show More Summary
Sleigh Bells swap fuzz-blasted guitars for glittering synths without skimping on the thunderous triumph on their new song, "Champions of Unrestricted Beauty." The Brooklyn duo self-released the cut on Monday, writing on Facebook, "We are finishing up our record, didn't want to wait." "Unrestricted Champions of Beauty" boasts a bombastic vocal performance from Alexis...
Sounds like: Cults, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Crystal Castles Song: Sleigh Bells - Champions Of Unrestricted Beauty What's so good? It's been a few years since we've heard new material from Brooklyn duo Sleigh Bells, but today the noise-pop duo...Show More Summary
Sometimes we get so locked into our own habits and styles and ways of being that they start to feel like a prison, and we reach a point where we worry that unless we alter things, drastically and soon, we might be trapped forever in those same patterns and paths until we become incapable of […]
Author Svetlana Alexievich's Nobel Prize acceptance lecture. Stream a new Sleigh Bells song. 49 year-end "best books of 2015" lists were added to the Largehearted Boy master aggregation yesterday (bringing the total number of lists represented to 737), including Kirkus...
Christmas came early!
Sleigh Bells return with a new track to preview the album they’re currently working on. If “Champions of Unrestricted Beauty” is anything to go on, their new album seems to continue Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller’s mission of polishing—some might say obliterating—Sleigh Bells’ rough edges.“We... Continue reading
Sleigh Bells are back in the news, and this time it's because of new music.
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 just released a new song, and I could see it going either way: “Champions Of Unrestricted Beauty” is definitely the cleanest thing we’ve heard from them yet — pretty much […]
A invigorating, uplifting new song from the band's forthcoming fourth LP.
Photo via Facebook Sleigh Bells are currently working on their follow-up to 2013's Bitter Rivals. Today, they've shared a new song, "Champions of Unrestricted Beauty". It follows "That Did It", their one-off collaboration with Tink. Listen to it above. Here are the lyrics: Watch Sleigh Bells' video for "End of The Line" on Pitchfork.tv:
Sleigh bells ring, Are you listening? In the lane, Snow is glistening. A beautiful sight, We’re happy tonight, Walking in a winter wonderhaaand! [insert applause here] Aw, thank you! Thank you! You’re too kind… LOL! Virtual Christmas caroling. Show More Summary
They're still fighting With their tanks and their bombsAnd their bombs and their gunsIn your head in your head they are dying --Zombie, The Cranberries Sleigh bells ring, are you listeningIn the lane, snow is glisteningA beautiful sight,...Show More Summary
The most wonderful and merry time of the year is here. From basting turkeys to ringing sleigh bells and dreaming of red-nosed reindeer, it’s time for work to slow down and spending some quality time with your nearest and dearest. With...Show More Summary