At the beginning of the year, School Of Seven Bells put out their final album, SVIIB, released after Benjamin Curtis’ death. (Read our feature on the band’s final chapter.) Today,… More »


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Last month, after the tragic and untimely death of band member Benjamin Curtis, New York dreampoppers School Of Seven Bells released SVIIB, their final album. Today, as Noisey points out,… More »

School Of Seven Bells offered an excellent, heartfelt farewell with SVIIB. Alejandra Deheza knew it would be their last album following the death of principle member Benjamin Curtis. The album… More »


Alejandra Deheza knew that SVIIB would be the last School Of Seven Bells album due to Benjamin Curtis’ passing, and she could have easily made it a gloomy and somber… More »

The songs we’ve heard from the School Of Seven Bells’ final album — “Open Your Eyes” and “On My Heart” — have been bold and powerful pop songs, especially considering… More »

Next month, School Of Seven Bells will release their final collection of songs, which was put together by Alejandra Deheza following Benjamin Curtis’ death. The record’s release date got pushed… More »


This week, the unavoidable question must be addressed: What is 5 Best Songs in a post-Art Angels world? (We found ourselves in a similar position earlier this year, when faced… More »

Last month, it was confirmed that a final School Of Seven Bells album would be released, which was completed by band member Alejandra Deheza from songs written before Benjamin Curtis… More »

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When Benjamin Curtis died, it seemed like the end of School Of Seven Bells. What began in 2007 as a trio composed of Curtis and twin sisters Alejandra and Claudia… More »


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When a musician puts together a moving tribute to her deceased bandmate, giving fitting visual accompaniment to the last thing that bandmate ever recorded, that video really should be #1… More »

Just after releasing the video for the heartrending cover of Joey Ramone’s cancer-fighting call to arms “I Got Knocked Down (But I’ll Get Up),” School Of Seven Bells have confirmed… More »

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Yesterday, we heard School Of Seven Bells’ cover of Joey Ramone’s “I Got Knocked Down (But I’ll Get Up),” a track that Benjamin Curtis, the group’s late production mastermind, put… More »


Credit: School Of Seven Bells - "I Got Knocked Down (But I'll Get Up)"

When Joey Ramone was dying of lymphoma, he recorded the song “I Got Knocked Down (But I’ll Get Up)” about his battle with the disease. At the end of last… More »


Remembering Benjamin Curtis

When news broke that Benjamin Curtis had lost his battle with cancer on December 29, two basic trends seemed to dominate people’s reactions. With a common denominator of simply being… More »