Intersections posts

Album Review: Sleigh Bells play with pop on ‘Bitter Rivals’

Originally published Tuesday, Oct. 8th, 2013, at Intersections. tl;dr: Alexis Krauss finally gets to sing, and it is glorious. A duo known for power chords and dense hip-hop beats takes a turn into melodies — and it works. Worth your download: “Young Legends”, “Bitter Rivals”, “Sing Like a Wire,” “To Hell with You” We all know the story: … Continue reading

Intersections posts

Skins announces end; I shed tears

Originally published March 8, 2012 on Intersections. WARNING: Spoilers within ‘Skins’ will conclude after this season with a six-part farewell series, Channel 4 confirmed to The Guardian earlier today. Official sources have said nothing about the final season but a brief PR-pandering promise to “celebrate this iconic series,” but Digital Spy reports it will consist … Continue reading

Intersections posts

ALBUM REVIEW: Sleigh Bells’ Reign of Terror

Originally published Feb. 18 on Intersections. tl;dr: More wall of sound than attack of sound, Reign of Terror is more raw, vulnerable, and hurt than anything we’ve heard from Sleigh Bells before, packed into a more polished, layered container of floating sighs over stadium riffs and garage-grunge shred. Still as raw and addictive; just sadder. … Continue reading