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Sleigh Bells – Reign of Terror

24 Feb

Sleigh Bells’ Treats is an album that got played over and over again at my last apartment.  The first time that I heard the record, I couldn’t tell whether or not I liked it.  A mixture of hip hop, lo-fi, drumline and stadium rock seemed a bit too kitschy…plus, I was too busy focusing on losing at pool which Sleigh Bells unfortunately became a soundtrack for.  Then I heard the sample of Funkadelic’s “Can You Get to That?” on “Rill Rill.”  I became just as hooked as all of my shilling friends (I listened to a lot of Maggot Brain in college).  Sleigh Bells has a sound that is all their own on Treats.

Aside: I actually missed seeing them live in Albany on a weekend in 2010 that some friends and I went to see Belle & Sebastian Continue reading