March 18th, 2010
Episode 221 of 429 episodes
Written on a laptop, Sleigh Bells' songs rely heavily on bombastic beats that are pushed as far into the red as they can go. Combined with Alexis Krauss' sultry vocals and Derek Miller's trashy guitar riffs, their blown-out beats leap out of the speakers. The electro-pop duo headlines at The Parish at NPR Music's SXSW daytime party.