Sleigh Bells and Freelance Whales will be playing Coachella this year! Sleigh Bells will be playing Friday, April 15th and Freelance Whales will play on Saturday, April 16th. Stage times have not yet been announced. Passes go on sale Friday, January 21, 2011 10am PST here.
Check out this awesome fan-made video for “Straight A’s” by Sleigh Bells.
Both Freelance Whales and Sleigh Bells have made it into the top 5 of Paste Magazine’s Top 20 New Bands of 2010, earning spots at #4 and #2 respectively. Follow the link to see why Paste thinks Freelance Whales “make Sufjan Stevens jealous,” and “Sleigh Bells have done a lot with very little.”
Spin.com has named “Treats” by Sleigh Bells as one of the best 40 albums of 2010. Follow the link below to see what Spin has to say about the Brooklyn duo.
These year-end accolades just keep coming for Sleigh Bells. With a #16 spot for best album of the year with Treats and a #14 spot for best track of the year with “Rill Rill,” they can’t be stopped. See why Pitchfork thinks that “there’s a videogame delight here in explosions and effects for their own sake, an irrepressible joy that’s Sleigh Bells’ biggest asset and the foundation of this record’s surprising endurance.”
Sleigh Bells get another year end mention, this time in the NY Times. Click the link below to see why NY Times thinks Sleigh Bells is one of the top 10 anthems for 2010.