In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well. This week: Our favorite songs featuring unusual instruments. The Stooges, “I Wanna Be Your Dog” (1969) In his ’70s heyday, Iggy Pop of The Stooges was arguably...Show More Summary
GEMS introduced debut album Kill The One You Love with “Living As A Ghost,” a bass-booming track with a distortion-charged chorus that resembled many of this decade’s guy-girl indie electronic rock duos — Phantogram, Sleigh Bells, Purity Ring — while planting a flag in distinct sonic territory of their own, a winsome mishmash of ’90s […]
Sounds like: The Black Keys, Pearls, Sleigh Bells Song: DOROTHY - Raise Hell What's so good? I first heard of DOROTHY back when they released their first single "After Midnight," and from then on I was smitten. Accompanied by simple yet dominant guitar riffs and thunderous drums, Dorothy Martin's vocals are absolutely incredible. Show More Summary
Can you hear the sleigh bells? That's right, it isn't even the end of August and I'm telling you to buy your plane tickets for Christmas. Or at the very least, start thinking about your winter holiday travel plans. I'm sorry, but also:...Show More Summary
Royal Trux just might be the most misunderstood band in indie rock. But their influence can be seen in contemporary bands like Liars, the Kills, Sleigh Bells, MGMT, Primal Scream, of Montreal, and others. On the surface, they’ve never been the easiest to digest upon first listen, from Jennifer Herrema’s gravely grunts and growls, to […]
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 annual Northside Festival. Run The Jewels, Sleigh Bells, and Vince Staples all performed at 50 Kent’s outdoor stage last night, and we sent Erik Erikson to the event to snap […]
photos by Amanda Hatfield, words by Andrew Sacher Run the Jewels & Nas (via BV Instagram) / Sleigh Bells / Vince Staples The Northside festival shows at 50 Kent wrapped up yesterday (6/14) with Run the Jewels, Sleigh Bells, and...
After the release of their first record Girls Like Us in 2013, and playing opening slots for Sleigh Bells and Warpaint, U.K. "gloom pop" band Pins, who also recently toured with Sleater-Kinney, did not succumb to the mounting pressure bands often feel when it comes to make their sophomore album. “We...
photo: Run the Jewels @ FFF Fest 2014 (more by Tim Griffin) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Run The Jewels, Vince Staples, Sleigh Bells @ 50 Kent...
Remember Guitar Hero? The video game franchise went away for five years, but a new installment is coming out this fall. Guitar Hero Live features a new plastic instrument and live action sequences in which you perform in front of video...Show More Summary
Brooklyn's Sleigh Bells have finally released their debut album, the appropriately titled Treats. I've been a big fan ever since I heard the excellent "Crown on the Ground" last year and the majority of the new tracks are of a similar pedigree.Sleigh Bells - Rill RillSleigh Bells - Crown on the Ground
photo: Sleigh Bells @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 2014 (more by Chris La Putt) Sleigh Bells have been added to Run the Jewels and Vince Staples' Northside Fest show at 50 Kent on June 14. Tickets are still available. 50 Kent's shows...
photos by Amanda Hatfield Kero Kero Bonito / Chastity Belt @ Hype Hotel, SXSW 2015 London trio Kero Kero Bonito seem as much influenced by Blue's Clues as they are by Sleigh Bells and Cibo Matto, so it's no surprise...
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 Truth that examines what really goes into beauty products. You might remember when Grimes shared some of her natural beauty secrets on the site a few months ago. Now, Krauss […]
Chicago rapper/singer Tink is having a banner year. [ more › ]
Sounds like: Charli XCX, Oh Land, Sleigh Bells Song: Holychild - Running Behind What's so good? After blowing me away last year with their debut single "Happy With Me," L.A. duo Holychild have consistently found themselves sitting pretty...Show More Summary
Last Minute Children’s Gift Ideas - Toys, Apps and Books 2014 by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com Yes, I know it’s only December 3, but the clang of sleigh bells is ever louder! Here are my picks of gifts for children that have impressed me as not only lots of fun, but also gifts that will last longer than most. Show More Summary
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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 Bull-sponsored one-off called “That Did It.” Grant Singer directed the brand-new video for the song, and it has Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss and Tink getting all dressed up and striking [...]
A highly stylized clip to accompany their one-off collaborative track.