BY Kari Belsheim in Music Stuff on Nov 30, 2012 |
Four NYC indie rock darlings are coming together for Hurricane Sandy relief! A benefit concert on December 14th at Terminal 5 will donate all proceeds to the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City.
Sleigh Bells, a duo from Brooklyn, will be blowing out our eardrums with their heavy brand of noise pop. They’ve now got two albums out and are working on a third with a possible release date in 2013. With the release of their fourth ... Read More
After announcing last summer that they would be hosting not one but two identical festivals held on back-to-back weekends, the people behind Coachella have made yet another monumental announcement last night: Coachella is going nautical! That's right, starting at $500, folks can book a cabin on the "S.S. Coachella" for access to all the basic cruise amenities as well as some pretty awesome concerts.
Pulp and Hot Chip will be headlining, with other names on the ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Playlists on Mar 23, 2012 |
Alexis Krauss, frontwoman for of-the-moment rockers Sleigh Bells, compiled some of her top musical picks for our April/May issue. Below are the tunes that make her tick.
“Genesis” by Grimes
“She’s already released two records, and I loved ‘Oblivion,’ the first single she put out, but I’m really into ‘Genesis.’ I’ve been listening to it pretty obsessively.”
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“212” ... Read More
BY Intern Arielle in Boob Tube on Feb 16, 2012 |
The folks over at Saturday Night Live must really love BUST Magazine! The host of this weekend's comedy sketch show is none other than yours truly. Sort of. Although the hilarious staff here is not actually hosting SNL, our current cover lady Maya Rudolph is, and the musical guest is (drum roll please) Sleigh Bells! Not only did Sleigh Bells land a spot as our featured review in the Feb/March issue, we've got a brand-spankin' new interview with ... Read More
A mother-daughter dinner at a Brazilian restaurant provided the unexpected start of equal-parts-adorbs-and-kickass alternative pop duo Sleigh Bells. Derek Miller and Alexis Krauss met in 2008 at Miss Favela in Brooklyn, where Miller was working as a waiter, and their partnership has been sensational ever since.
Sleigh Bells will be releasing their second album Reign of Terror (Mom + Pop) on February 21. For a taste of what the Reign will be like, ... Read More
As a person who actually cried the day Sleater-Kinney announced their indefinite hiatus, I am constantly looking for new music to seriously rock out to. A girl can only listen to Live Through This so many times before her friends start to think she's losing it. But this week, thanks to the buzz-happy bloggers over at Pitchfork, I discovered Sleigh Bells, a rockin' duo from Brooklyn fronted by tattooed badass Alexis Krauss (who may be the only person in the history ... Read More