PICS: Sleigh Bells at the Observatory North Park

You hear that jingling, ring ting tinglin' too? Sleigh Bells pummeled the Observatory North Park on Nov. 11.

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Sleigh Bells headlined the Observatory North Park on Nov. 11.
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The noise-pop duo consists of vocalist Alexis Krauss (pictured) and guitarist/producer Derek Miller.
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The band formed in 2008 and released their debut album, “Treats,” in 2010.
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Their follow-up, “Reign of Terror,” was released in 2012, followed by 2013’s “Bitter Rivals.”
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On the day of their Observatory North Park show, the band released “Jessica Rabbit,” their fourth studio album.
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It was their first release on their own label, Torn Clean.
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The band is known for its loud, electro beats paired with metal riffs and dreamy vocals.
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Several of their songs have been featured in various TV shows such as the CW’s “Gossip Girl,” MTV’s “Skins,” CBS’s “The Good Wife,” HBO’s “Girls,” and Netflix’s “Jessica Jones.”
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Their music has appeared in such films as “Abduction,” “Bachelorette,” “Premium Rush,” “Pain & Gain,” and “The Bling Ring.”
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The group originally got their start in Brooklyn, New York.
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Miller had been looking for a female vocalist for demos he had been working on, and Krauss’ mom volunteered Alexis for them.
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Derek and Alexis met in a park to listen to his demos and she was hooked.
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Fun fact: As a young girl, Krauss appeared in a Nickelodeon Magazine commercial.
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From the age of 12-16, Alexis performed in the teen pop group RubyBlue.
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