Photos—Sleigh Bells at the Vogue, Vancouver, May 25 2011
– photos by Anja Weber
Snipe photog Anja Weber was on hand for the Sleigh Bells show at the Vogue Theatre. The duo is on tour for their debut album Treats. They released the album in May 2010, along with the singles/videos “Tell ‘Em,” “Infinity Guitars,” and “Riot Rhythm.” The well-reviewed album made several year-end best-album lists, including Pitchfork‘s, Paste‘s, and PopMatters‘. The track “Rill Rill” contains portions of “Can You Get to That” by Funkadelic. The album follows a self-titled EP in 2009.
The Brooklyn-based act consists of songwriter/guitarist/producer Derek E. Miller and singer Alexis Krauss. The former used to be in a hardcore band, Poison the Well, while the latter was a member of a teen-pop group called Rubyblue. She was working as an elementary school teacher before she quit to do Sleigh Bells full-time.
The bill also included Neon Indian (gallery below) and Oberhofer (ditto).
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