On Monday, Brooklyn noise-pop duo Sleigh Bells accused Demi Lovato of sampling two of their songs without clearance on her new song “Stars.” The songs in question — “Infinity Guitars” and “Riot Rhythm” — are both featured on the band's well-received 2010 debut Treats and include distorted guitars, angular rhythms, and a... More »
Noise pop duo allege the pop star lifted parts of "Infinity Guitars" and "Riot Rhythm".
Sleigh Bells photo by Petra Colins Sleigh Bells have accused Demi Lovato of sampling two of their songs without permission, as Jezebel points out. "Demi Lovato flattered you guys sampled Infinity Guitars & Riot Rhythm for "Stars" but we were not contacted," the band's Derek Miller wrote on Twitter. Show More Summary
by Alex Balk If, like me, you are slow to start this Monday morning, trapped in torpor, weighed down by regret and barely bobbing to the surface of a pond of despair, I would like to tell you that things will get better. I would like...Show More Summary
It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Gino Click, a West Coast copywriter who last year gave us everything from a Muppet/Waka Flocka mashup to dancing pandas to Heavy D tributes. Now, the seemingly quirky Click, who has freelanced...Show More Summary
Sleigh Bells @ Terminal 5 2/17/2012 True Shred Guitar / Born to Lose / Riot Rhythm / A/B Machines / Kids / End of the Line / Comeback Kid / Tell ‘Em / Leader of the Pack / Straight A’s / Treats / Infinity Guitars // Rill Rill / Demons / Crown on the Ground I reviewed [...]
Sleigh Bells @ Webster Hall 5/11/2011 Crown on the Ground / Tell ‘Em / Kids / Treats / Riot Rhythm / Infinity Guitars / Holly / Rill Rill / Rachel / Straight A’s / A/B Machines Sleigh Bells “Holly” (demo) The last time I saw Sleigh Bells they were doing a small show at some kind of VFW [...]
Sleigh Bells have released a brilliantly directed, hilarious music video for their new single “Riot Rhythm.” Thanks to a crew of unique characters (the master, the pupil, the villain, evil cheerleaders 1 & 2), and an inspirational story that involves wizardry, a dancing in the rain sequence, and the eventual triumph over the evil antagonist [...]Show More Summary