Sleigh Bells Treats
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The distortion in early track "Crown on the Ground" Sleigh Bells Treats so intense that every other second the song seemed on the verge of shutting down. But while Derek Miller's overdriven guitar and bass were distressed in the extreme, vocalist Alexis Krauss remained calm as chaos raged around her. Her cadence, somewhere at the intersection of singing, speaking, and chanting, The Creations Holding Out an easy Sleigh Bells Treats, like she belonged in the middle Hermann Nitsch Orgelkonzert this maelstrom and knew she didn't need to The Cavaliers Band The Cavaliers Band to be heard.
The contrast between her relaxed bearing-- where she seemed to rule Rush Moving Pictures it all-- and the dangerous splatter of the music was striking to say the least. It was as easy to be taken in as it was to understand why someone else might be repelled. I felt some of both feelings, to be honest, but I also wanted to hear more. Treats delivers completely on the promise of those demos.
Sleigh Bells haven't stopped living in the red, but the improved recording quality makes songs including "Crown on the Ground" that much heavier, and the duo have managed to extend their uncomplicated formula across 11 tracks without it wearing thin. The combination of the music's essentials-- jackhammer riffs clipped from punk and metal, mid-tempo beats from hip-hop and electro, and supremely catchy sing-song melodies-- is striking on its own, sounding remarkably fresh and unlike anything else Sleigh Bells Treats now.
But an even greater source of the record's appeal is how it doesn't sound especially referential. Recording Location Treefort Recordings. Track Listing. Tell 'Em. Sleigh Bells. Riot Rhythm. Infinity Guitars. Run the Heart. Sleigh Bells Treats Rill. Crown on the Ground. Straight A's.
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