By Ray Rahman
Updated March 19, 2012 at 05:37 PM EDT
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In a week full of mindblowingly huge rap stars, epic sets from rock legends, and rooftop robots, the Brooklyn duo Sleigh Bells still managed to be one of my personal SXSW highlights.

Against a backdrop of Marshall amps, sex-kitten-in-Keds frontwoman Alexis Krauss and stoic guitarist Derek Miller killed it at the Vevo-sponsored showcase at ACL’s Moody Theater. Miller was joined by a second guitarist, but the real show belonged to Krauss, whose jumping, kicking, dancing, and singing-while-crowdsurfing antics pumped up the already pumped crowd.

I could tell you more about it, but Sleigh Bells shows are best when seen first-hand, so check out some of the show’s highlights — including songs from their debut, Treats, as well as a couple from the new Reign of Terror — with the videos below:

“Comeback Kid”

“Riot Rhythm”

“Crown on the Ground”

“Demons”

“Infinity Guitars”

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