Sleigh Bells tease their return with another taste of Better Rivals, “You Don’t Get Me Twice.” The track returns to their Treats-era ways with a sound not too unlike “Infinity Guitars”; it’s like a patty-cake game for angsty adults who just want to shake their tail feathers a bit. “It’s a terrifying thing, the American dream,” Alexis Krauss […]

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I liked Katy Perry’s new single “Roar.” It seems obvious to me that she’s been drawing inspiration from indie pop, emerging with a very 2013 sound. Last weekend her performance at the MTV Video Music Awards was the only element of the show that culled mostly favorable reviews. Set in a boxing ring under the Brooklyn […]

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As a DJ, Devin Lucien has been a staple in the Los Angeles music scene and holds residencies at some of the most popular clubs in LA. In addition he plays throughout the US and appears monthly in NY, Miami, Las Vegas and more. He has also been brought out to Japan to spin at […]

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The New York Times:  Stream Sleigh Bells’ upcoming album Reign of Terror in its entirety. HypeBot: Facebook reveals most popular songs for new loves and breakups. “Real Talk,” where you at? Pitchfork: Los Campesinos! enlist director David Spearing for “Songs About Your Girlfriend” video. NME: Hiphop collective Odd Future confirm they are recording with Kanye. […]

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[vimeo 21388077 557 313] I caught EMA twice at The Great Escape in Brighton this past weekend. She brought it pretty hard both times. EMA is Erika M. Anderson with a backing band. She was 1/2 of the duo GOWNS before they broke up at the end of 2010. She’s based in San Francisco now […]

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[vimeo 19211226 557 313] In other Sleigh Bell-related news, the noise-pop duo have released a video for “Rill Rill,” one of the tamer tracks off of their breakout debut album, Treats.  Not quite sure what’s going on here, but when you’ve got Alexis Krauss brandishing switchblades and tossing bodies out of cars, color me intrigued.  […]

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I really thought it would be impossible to make Sleigh Bells’ “Tell ‘Em” into any more of a jam than it already is. Leave it to Diplo to prove me wrong. The remix genius finally reached a stopping point after six months of working on this collaboration with Derek of Sleigh Bells. Diplo takes the […]

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