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download Fight Bite’s Swissex Mixtape

Before Leanne Macomber was making sparkling, romantic synth-pop with Joel Ford as Ejecta, she made hauntingly intimate, slightly less sparkling, but also very romantic dream-pop in beloved Denton, TX duo Fight Bite. Today Leany sent over her new Swissex Mixtape, which is "neither a mix nor a ta…
video premiere: Ejecta – Eleanor Lye (NSFW)

Ejecta's twinkling, heartbreaking "Eleanor Lye", taken from one of the best debuts of last year, gets a rather intense and beautiful video, in which we witness the stark, emotional (re)birth of our fearless heroine. Directed by the always wonderful Allie Avital Tsypin of creative collectiv…
mp3: Fight Bite – “Charlotte Iris”
It's been two years since we last heard from Fight Bite, the beautifully gauzy dream-pop project of Neon Indian's Leanne Macomber. Leany just sent over the group's new full-length, though, and the collection of dark, hauntingly seductive torch songs was well worth the wait...
mp3: new Fight Bite | “Celeste” + “Petrified”

Take a listen to two dreamy, glowing new gems from former Denton residents Fight Bite, who've been on a bit of a hiatus since Leanne Macomber joined Neon Indian full-time last year. Look for these (unmastered) lovely slow-burners to eventually appear on a forthcoming EP from the duo:
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new fight bite 7″
As I've mentioned before, Denton dream-pop duo Fight Bite are responsible for one of the year's best debut LPs, Emerald Eyes, as well as one of my absolute favorite songs of 2008, the devastatingly beautiful and intimate "Swissex Lover." They've recently released the…