Sleigh Bells Are Rocking

Brooklyn duo Sleigh Bells ditches run-of-the-mill riffs to create the perfect potion of pop and electro-rock, with vocalist Alexis Krauss and guitarist Derek Miller crafting their own distinctly distorted sound. The above song, “A/B Machines,” is one of few that can be found on their MySpace, in addition to “Crown on the Ground,” “Infinity Guitars,” and the steadier, more melodic “Ring Ring.”

If the sound of Sleigh Bells is candy to your ears, keep an eye out for the debut of their first LP, Treats, which is set to drop on May 11. To whet your appetite, their lead track, “Tell ‘Em,” is available for free download from Sleigh Bells’ website! They will also be performing at the Pitchfork Music Festival on July 18.

With May right around the corner, will you be marking your calendars for the release of their first LP?

About Julianne

Julie Since graduating from the "Center for Kids Who Can't Read Good and Wanna Learn to Do Other Stuff Good Too," Julie's aptness for the written word picked up steam like a runaway train. Her journey thus far has been fueled by an adventurous heart, creative mind, and love of breakfast, baking, and bacon. She often makes social situations more awkward than they need to be and loves the word "scrumtrulescent!"

0 Responses to Sleigh Bells Are Rocking

  1. Richard (ModCloth) 04/30/2010 at 2:13 pm #

    That guitar part is really cool, and I dig the beat. But the distorted sound is playing with my head! I keep turning the volume down in my headphones, but the scratchiness is still there. Haha.

  2. Kellie 04/30/2010 at 4:37 pm #

    I love them… I heart their loud sound..When they are playing in the car I can’t help movin’ to the beat :) I will be marking May 11 on my calendar <3

  3. mikki 04/30/2010 at 9:14 pm #

    love it!!

  4. debbie 05/07/2010 at 6:20 pm #

    Wow SleighBells!! I’m going to see them in Glasgow in a couple of weeks :)

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