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Sleigh Bells | RUN THE HEART Sleigh Bells

RUN THE HEART Sleigh Bells (Aaron Richter)

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Treats

Genre: Rock

Few have captured the feverish ?attentions ?of the indie blogosphere as wholly and ?immediately as this Brooklyn boy-girl duo, and it isn’t hard to see why. It’s as if every element of Sleigh Bells’ genre-swerving sound — primitive guitar fuzz, pastiche beats, sugar-buzz? vocals — bypasses the default snark button and burrows? directly into jaded listeners’ punch-drunk pleasure centers. Treats? Indeed. A?

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Originally posted May 20 2010 — 12:00 AM EDT

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