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Podcast – Sleigh Bells

Written by Clarence Knight on January 11, 2011

Part 1 – Winding up their Australian tour, Derek and Alexis of New York noise pop outfit Sleigh Bells joined Mizz Clarence backstage at The Forum Theatre in Sydney to chat about naked poolside photos, smelly cheese, earplugs, strategically placed body tape, and impending follow ups…

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Part 2 – With just two (and sometimes only one) fronting a stage jammed full of oversized amps, a Sleigh Bells live show in theory could be viewed as a glorified karaoke noise assault. For anyone who’s experienced this in practice, you’ll know it’s a far cry. De-constructing the traditional ‘indie band’ aesthetic and likening themselves to more of a DJ act, Derek and Alexis explain their journey from post-hardcore and pre-teen Disney pop to some of today’s most eclectic and intriguing musical innovators.

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