Click Track: Sleigh Bells


Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 02/21/2012

In today’s Post: Sleigh Bells, the Chieftans, Grimes

Notable new albums this week.

By Click Track  |  04:13 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Sleigh Bells, The Chieftans, Grimes

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Singles file: Sleigh Bells, JJ DOOM

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:18 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Sleigh Bells, JJ DOOM, Taylor Berrett, The Concept, Wiz Khalifa

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 12/21/2010

How did we do at predicting the Pitchfork top ten?

We got the top four right -- not in order, but close! Pitchfork announced its best albums of 2010 list on Friday, ( i.e. 10,000 years ago in Internet time), so please pardon this late post-mort. But way back on...

By Click Track  |  02:56 PM ET, 12/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Big Boi, Deerhunter, James Blake, Joanna Newsom, Kanye West, LCD Soundsystem, Pitchfork, Sleigh Bells, Titus Andronicus, Vampire Weekend

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/02/2010

Speculation: Predicting Pitchfork's top 10 of 2010

Are these Pitchfork's four favorites artists of 2010? One of our favorite December rituals is trying to predict Pitchfork’s year-end Top 10 list. They’ve made it much easier in recent years -- pretty much anyone can click through the site's...

By David Malitz and Chris Richards  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Big Boi, Deerhunter, Joanna Newsom, Kanye West, LCD Soundsystem, Pitchfork, Sleigh Bells

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 10/05/2010

Singles file: Chris Brown, The Secret Sisters, Sleigh Bells, Boobe, Gayngs

It'll take more than one star-studded remix to blot out Chris Brown's bad PR. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind. Chris Brown featuring Drake, Kanye West, T.I., Fabolous, Rick...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:20 AM ET, 10/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Andre 3000, Bon Iver, Boobe, Chris Brown, Drake, Gayngs, Jack White, Kanye West, Raheem DeVaughn, Rick Ross, Sleigh Bells, T.I., The Secret Sisters

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 09/23/2010

FreeFest overlap: Who will you see?

You can get with this, or you can get with that. LCD Soundsystem and M.I.A. perform at FreeFest on Saturday. (Jake Walters; AP Photo/Jim Cooper) By Chris Richards When a cornucopia of pop music is dumped on a sprawling festival...

By Chris Richards  |  11:40 AM ET, 09/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Polls | Tags:  LCD Soundsystem, M.I.A., Neon Indian, Pavement, Sleigh Bells, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Yeasayer

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 09/22/2010

Your guide to the FreeFest Dance Forest

Chromeo's blue-eyed soul/electro combo will be a Dance Forest highlight. (Courtesy of Windish Agency) By Allison Stewart Who needs T.I.? Saturday's Virgin Mobile FreeFest promises no end of riches, with many of the day's buzziest acts performing in the Dance...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:30 AM ET, 09/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Chromeo, Maximum Balloon, Modeselektor, Neon Indian, Sharam, Sleigh Bells, Wolfgang Gartner

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 08/18/2010

Riffs: Our top five Britney Spears dream collaborators

Britney just needs to the right collaborator to set her free. (Linda Davidson/TWP) By Allison Stewart If Christina Aguilera is a voice, and Lady Gaga is an aesthetic, Britney Spears is pretty much just an idea. With Spears, there is...

By Allison Stewart  |  01:30 PM ET, 08/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Beth Orton, Brandon Flowers, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Colbie Caillat, Dave Longstreth, Derek Miller, Dirty Projectors, Dr. Luke, Drake, Emily Haines, James Murphy, Kara DioGuardi, Kylie Minogue, LCD Soundsystem, Lady Gaga, Le Tigre, Lily Allen, M.I.A., Madonna, Metric, Pharrell, Rodney Jerkins, Rusko, Sia, Sleigh Bells, Stuart Price, Timbaland, the Neptunes, the Weepies

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 07/20/2010

Polls: Are you psyched for Virgin Mobile FreeFest?

M.I.A. is coming! M.I.A. is coming! (AP Photo/Jim Cooper) By Chris Richards Considering last year's line-up felt a little "meh," today's Virgin Mobile FreeFest line-up announcement was a super-stoker. So many great acts! And for zero dollars! Whether your favorite...

By Chris Richards  |  01:30 PM ET, 07/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Polls | Tags:  Chromeo, Die Antwoord, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Jimmy Eat World, Joan Jett, LCD Soundsystem, Ludacris, M.I.A., Matt & Kim, Pavement, Sleigh Bells, T.I., The Temper Trap, Thievery Corporation, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Yeasayer

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/20/2010

M.I.A., LCD Soundsystem, T.I., Pavement to perform Virgin Mobile FreeFest

M.I.A. will perform the Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Sept. 25 at Merriweather Post Pavilion. (By Jaime Martinez) By Chris Richards Virgin Mobile FreeFest has announced a line-up that’s sure to delight both pop-omnivores and text message enthusiasts. M.I.A.! LCD! T.I.!...

By Chris Richards  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Chromeo, Die Antwoord, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Jimmy Eat World, Joan Jett, LCD Soundsystem, Ludacris, M.I.A., Matt & Kim, Pavement, Sleigh Bells, T.I., The Temper Trap, Thievery Corporation, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Yeasayer

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/15/2010

Political folkies Baez and Earle team up; Hard L.A. canceled; indie bands shuffle lineups

Joan Baez comes to town this fall. (Bill O'Leary/TWP) By David Malitz - Two generations of outspoken folkies will share a bill at Strathmore Music Center on Oct. 27 as Joan Baez and Steve Earle team up for a...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Beach Fossils, Best Coast, Joan Baez, M.I.A., Sleigh Bells, Steve Earle, Vivian Girls

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 07/05/2010

In Concert: Sleigh Bells at Rock & Roll Hotel

Sleigh Bells brought the noise to Rock & Roll Hotel, Friday. (Xiaomei Chen/TWP) By Mark Jenkins Since Sleigh Bells' music has so few ingredients, it might seem unwise for the Brooklyn duo to neglect any of them. But that's just...

By Mark Jenkins  |  11:10 AM ET, 07/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Sleigh Bells

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 07/02/2010

Sleigh Bells: Summer fling or in it for the long haul?

Tonight the massively-hyped New York duo Sleigh Bells performs a sold-out show at Rock & Roll Hotel. (Read a Q&A with guitarist Derek Miller.) The loud-Louder-LOUDEST party anthems on the band's debut album “Treats” are no doubt serving as...

By David Malitz  |  12:45 PM ET, 07/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Justice, Lily Allen, M.I.A., Passion Pit, Sleigh Bells, Vampire Weekend

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/01/2010

Taking sides: Top five albums of 2010 -- so far

Sade's "Soldier of Love" proved to be well worth the wait. The year is half over so it seems like a good time to take stock of 2010's musical bounty to date with by picking our top five albums so...

By Chris Richards  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Beach House, Black Keys, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Choc Quib Town, Drunkdriver, Harlem, Jonsi, LCD Soundsystem, Laura Marling, Sade, Sleigh Bells, The Soft Pack, Titus Andronicus, Yelawolf

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 06/28/2010

The week ahead: Sleigh Bells come to Washington; The-Dream drops "Love King," visits "Kimmel"

By Chris Richards If you go to one concert this week, make it: Sleigh Bells at Rock & Roll Hotel on Friday. Sure, it's sold out, but this is a band so loud, you might be able to enjoy...

By Chris Richards  |  05:40 PM ET, 06/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Sleigh Bells, The-Dream

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 05/18/2010

Album review: Sleigh Bells, "Treats"

Sleigh Bells - from nobody to Next Big Thing in just a year. By Allison Stewart A year ago, Sleigh Bells barely existed. And now, it's as if they'd always been here: Brooklyn's hottest band, and the Internet's noisiest...

By David Malitz  |  12:00 PM ET, 05/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Sleigh Bells

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 05/14/2010

Ke$ha's weird new video; T.I. talks to Larry King; Sleigh Bells tickets on sale

By David Malitz - So Ke$ha's new video (above) for "Your Love Is My Drug" is very ... Ke$ha-y. You have to give her credit - she's already at the point where you can simply add an "-y" to...

By David Malitz  |  06:30 AM ET, 05/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Ke$ha, Sleigh Bells, T.I.

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 01/21/2010

Taking sides... Choose your own Coachella adventure

Jay-Z and Thom Yorke can play at your version of Coachella - but it will cost you. In an effort to turn everything in life into some kind of draft and/or fantasy sport, Click Track has developed a Coachella salary...

By David Malitz  |  02:25 PM ET, 01/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Baroness, Beach House, Calle 13, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Coachella, Corinne Bailey Rae, De La Soul, Dead Weather, Dirty Projectors, Echo and the Bunnymen, Faith No More, Gil Scott-Heron, Girls, Grace Jones, Jay-Z, LCD Soundsystem, Pavement, Phoenix, Sleigh Bells, Sly Stone, Spoon, The Soft Pack, Thom Yorke, Wale