Well, they did a great job keeping this one under wraps–today is the release date for Sleigh Bells’ Treats, and it did not leak. This NPR-sanctioned stream is that rare actual first listen for most of us. Electro post-hardcore, post-M.I.A., post-“Tipsy” stadium punk for people who like good humans. Or basketball jerseys worn as stylish tops. Or dudes who used to be in the Poison the Well. And not a dull moment throughout. This is the movement, like or not. Did I forget my sunglasses? [NPR]
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