Tag Archives: Sleigh Bells

Tuesday Music News

Sleigh Bells go for broke on their new song “Rule Number One.” This is the first we’ve heard from the noise pop duo since last year’s single “Champions of Unrestricted Beauty.” Their last full-length, Bitter Rivals, dropped in 2013, so let’s hope this means there’s a new album in the works. [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

Nominations were announced this morning for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, and many KEXP faves were on the list, including Kendrick Lamar, who garnered 11 nominations for his latest To Pimp A Butterfly. Courtney Barnett was nominated for Best New Artist, while local boys Death Cab for Cutie will battle for Best Rock Album. ThisRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Next year, HBO will broadcast a “fully authorized” Kurt Cobain documentary. Montage of Heck, named after a Cobain mixtape from the 80s, will feature great amounts of previously unheard material. According to a press release, filmmaker Brett Morgen has “no-holds-barred access to Kurt Cobain’s archives, home to his never-before-seen home movies, recordings, artwork, photography, journals,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Sleigh Bells have shared “That Did It,” a fearless collaboration with Chicago rapper Tink. The Brooklyn duo weren’t thrilled with the original demo last year but according to Derek Miller, Tink’s fierce style was exactly what it needed. In an interview with Rolling Stone Miller said, “Once Alexis and Tink started playing off of eachRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Sadly, we lost Chicago footwork pioneer DJ Rashad earlier this year, but before he passed, he and his Teklife crew did this remix of the Sleigh Bells track “Young Legends,” off their most recent release, Bitter Rivals. Check it out below. [Stereogum]

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Live Review: Treasure Island Music Festival 10/19-10/20

words by Kat Metrovich / photos by Victoria Holt and Stacy Cornett. While KEXP was in NYC for CMJ, a few of us (Stacy, Victoria and Kat) headed to San Francisco for Treasure Island Music Festival. This was the seventh year SF’s Noise Pop and Another Planet Entertainment put this two day party together, andRead more…

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Album Review: Sleigh Bells – Bitter Rivals

There are some people that say there is art in restraint. Those are the types of people Sleigh Bells eat for breakfast. Derek Miller and Alexis Krauss are back for round three this week with Bitter Rivals, and they are going even harder and even heavier. And it’s a good thing too – now moreRead more…

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Out This Week 10/8

DARKSIDE, a brilliant pairing of electronic producer Nicolas Jaar and guitarist Dave Harrington, is getting a ton of buzz on the internet lately and in fact yesterday earned a “Best New Music” rating of 9.0 on Pitchfork. Our Music Director, Don Yates, describes their debut album, Psychic, as “a moody, entrancing blend of various downtempoRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Sleigh Bells new album won’t be out for a few more days, but today you can stream the entire 10-song collection on Rolling Stone. Bitter Rivals has a beat-heavy and polished sound that really makes this album a standout. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Sleigh Bells delivered the first single and title track from their upcoming ablum, Bitter Rivals in the form of a kick ass (literally) video. The song is like the best trash talking session mixed with fierce backing beats. The Brooklyn duo will being touring this fall and they will hit Showbox at The Market onRead more…

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