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Indie Spotlight: Sleigh Bells

Posted in News on November 11, 2010

Based in Brooklyn, New York, Sleigh Bells is composed of songwriter, guitarist and producer Derek E. Miller and vocalist Alexis Krauss. The duo met and formed in 2008, when Miller was waiting tables on Alexis and her mother at a neighborhood Brazilian restaurant. Miller mentioned he was looking for a female vocalist to work with on a musical project, for which Alexis’ mother immediately volunteered her. Signed to M.I.A.’s N.E.E.T. Recordings, they have released several tracks online, which have gained attention from the New York Times, Pitchfork Media, ABC’s Amplified, and other sources. The group released debut album Treats on May 11, 2010. myspace.com/sleighbellsmusic

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