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Sleigh Bells – ‘Treats’

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The hype around the Sleigh Bells album Treats has been breathless and immediate. So breathless in fact that tickets to see the Brooklyn-by-way-of-Florida duo at the out-of-the-way Brooklyn watering hole Coco66 were sold out. Now, upon first listen to the album (co-released by M.I.A.’s new N.E.E.T. Recordings imprint), and resulting Twitter mayhem after its NPR streaming debut, all the hype is beginning to make sense.

17 May 2010 | 11 comments | More

Electro Rock, Hop and Roll: We Are Enfant Terrible, Yes Giantess and Let’s go to War, CMJ Day 3, 10.22.09

France’s electro-rock We Are Enfant Terrible got me out of the office on a summery Thursday afternoon when all I …Read the Rest

23 Oct 2009 | 1 comment | More

Coachella 2009: Saturday, Day 2, April 18, 2009: M.I.A., The Killers

Saturday was definitely crazier than Friday. Even though Friday was sold out, it seemed more tame because crowds had just …Read the Rest

19 Apr 2009 | 1 comment | More