The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

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When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file — it’s ephemera, on every streaming service and available to hear in myriad ways. For better and worse, the song (and the single) have become the norm for the general public’s music consumption. More »

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

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The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010sA decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it’s only in hindsight that we define them, that their signifiers and trends and shorthand become codified. In reality, there are bleeds, the timbre and events of one chunk of time sliding over the border into another. If you’re … More »

Hear Sleigh Bells Cover “Where Did You Sleep Last Night?” For Blake Lively Thriller The Rhythm Section

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Sleigh Bells have recorded a cover of the traditional folk song “Where Did You Sleep Last Night?” — also sometimes called “In The Pines” or “My Girl” — for the upcoming thriller The Rhythm Section. The movie, which was directed by Reed Morano, is about a woman (Blake Lively) who hunts down those responsible for … More »

Third Eye Blind – “Screamer” (Feat. Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss)

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Last year, Third Eye Blind released an EP where they covered the likes of Bon Iver, Queens Of The Stone Age, and even Chastity Belt, earning a little soft spot in some indie hearts. Today, they’re announcing a new album, Screamer, and its title track and first single features … More »

Watch Sleigh Bells Play “Bitter Rivals” With Tom Morello At Mom+Pop Anniversary Show

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The New York-based label Mom+Pop is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and last night they held a concert at Brooklyn Steel featuring artists from their roster over the years. Performers included Courtney Barnett, Neon Indian, Sunflower Bean, Alice Merton, Sleigh Bells and Tom Morello. More »

Alexis Krauss – “War Cry”

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Alexis Krauss fronts the power-pop band Sleigh Bells, and today she debuted a new solo track. “War Cry” was made in collaboration with Mike Elizondo and Tyler Bates, and it accompanies the release of the deluxe edition of DC’s graphic novel Dark Nights: Metal. More »

Alexis Krauss Releases New Benefit Single “Our Land” For National Parks And Monuments Protection

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Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss has released a new song called “Our Land” in order to raise awareness of the new administration’s attack on this country’s national monuments and parks. All proceeds from the song and related merchandise will go to fund Utah Diné Bikéyah‘s effort to reinstate protection for the Bears … More »

Sleigh Bells – “Favorite Transgressions” Video

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Last year, Sleigh Bells released a new mini-album, Kid Kruschev, and today they’ve shared a video for one of the tracks from it, “Favorite Transgressions.” It was directed by the duo’s own Derek Miller, and it acts as a sort of frantic, bloody eulogy for both him and Alexis Krauss who, according to the video, … More »