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.
2010 has been quite the year for Sleigh Bells. The Brooklyn-based duo has already been honored on several coveted year-end lists, and now iTunes has proclaimed ‘Infinity Guitars’ the Best Alternative Single of 2010!
To check out iTunes’ full 2010 Rewind, simply load up your iTunes store to access it from the front page, or click here. Congrats to Sleigh Bells on another amazing accomplishment!
Sleigh Bells “Tell ‘Em” and Freelance Whales “Hannah” Up For BBC 6Music’s Top 40 Singles of The Year
Sleigh Bells and Freelance Whales need your help. BBC’s 6Music has drawn up a list of their favorite 100 tracks, and needs you to narrow it down to 40. Click the link and vote for Sleigh Bells “Tell ‘Em” or Freelance Whales “Hannah.”
As 2010 comes to a close, Sleigh Bells are getting a whole lot of year-end love for their debut album, ‘Treats.’ Not only has the band been featured on “best of” lists from NPR, MySpace and Paste, but now the the duo has landed on Rolling Stone‘s Best Singles of 2010, as well as Bob Boilen’s and Rob Hilton’s personal Top 10 lists.
‘Infinity Guitars,’ ‘Rill Rill’ and ‘Treats’ as a whole are applauded this week. Check out what the tastemakers have to say below. Congrats to Sleigh Bells! (more…)
Myspace has released its Best Albums of 2010 list, and both Sleigh Bells and Tokyo Police Club have made the cut! The Brooklyn-based duo landed the No. 6 spot with their debut album ‘Treats,’ while the Canadian four-piece’s latest LP, ‘Champ,’ ranked 31st among the 50 honored records.
The social networking site touts ‘Treats’ as Sleigh Bells’ “buzzed-and-fuzzed debut,” which offers “the musical equivalent of eating a bag (or three) of Sour Patch Kids then chasing that with a two-liter of Mountain Dew.” Myspace also calls ‘Champ’ Tokyo Police Club’s “most ‘mature’ effort, but the fact that they managed to create it without losing their sense of youth or spirit is what makes it such a rare, unlikely joy.” (more…)
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