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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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…
Stereogum | November 20, 2015 - 1:42 pm


Out Of The Desert: School Of Seven Bells’ Final Chapter

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…
Ryan Leas | October 29, 2015 - 9:59 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2014 - 12:09 pm

More School Of Seven Bells stories

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016 So Far

Veep, quite possibly the best show on TV right now, depicts a culture of Washington aides chained to their phones, sent scrambling to come up…
Stereogum | June 15, 2016 - 10:30 am

School Of Seven Bells – “Ablaze” Video

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.
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2016 - 10:51 am

School Of Seven Bells – “On My Heart” Video

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
Collin Robinson | March 8, 2016 - 5:23 pm

Stream School Of Seven Bells SVIIB

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…
James Rettig | February 18, 2016 - 10:05 am

School Of Seven Bells – “Ablaze”

The songs we've heard from the School Of Seven Bells' final album -- "Open Your Eyes" and "On My Heart" -- have been bold and…
James Rettig | January 26, 2016 - 11:13 am

School Of Seven Bells – “On My Heart”

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…
James Rettig | January 14, 2016 - 1:15 pm

School Of Seven Bells – “Open Your Eyes”

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…
James Rettig | November 13, 2015 - 2:13 pm

School Of Seven Bells Announce New Album Featuring Benjamin Curtis Recordings

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…
Chris DeVille | June 25, 2014 - 1:26 pm

School Of Seven Bells – “I Got Knocked Down (But I’ll Get Up)” (Joey Ramone Cover) Video

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…
Tom Breihan | June 25, 2014 - 12:48 pm

School Of Seven Bells – “I Got Knocked Down (But I’ll Get Up)” (Joey Ramone Cover)

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.
Tom Breihan | June 24, 2014 - 5:07 pm


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…
Stereogum | January 2, 2014 - 1:19 pm

R.I.P. Benjamin Curtis

Benjamin Curtis, founder of the excellent NYC dream-pop band School Of Seven Bells, has passed away after a year-long battle with cancer. He was 35…
Michael Nelson | December 30, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: November 2012

Guys, it's Friday, and there are used plates with smeared cake-frosting laying around, with empty booze bottles accumulating on our desks and a general pall…
Amrit Singh | November 30, 2012 - 6:16 pm

School Of Seven Bells – “Secret Days”

New York electro-dreampop duo School Of Seven Bells released their sharp album Ghostory earlier this year, and in a couple of weeks they'll follow it…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2012 - 2:53 pm

Silversun Pickups, School Of Seven Bells, Atlas Genius @ Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica 9/13/12

It was a special homecoming show for Silversun Pickups as it was the last to feature bassist Nikki Monninger who will be on maternity leave…
Andrew Youssef | September 14, 2012 - 4:06 pm

MusicfestNW 2012 In Photos

Yesterday, Portland's MusicFestNW wrapped up five days of concerts at over a dozen venues throughout the city. Among the acts who performed were Passion Pit,…
Stereogum | September 10, 2012 - 4:15 pm

School Of Seven Bells – “How To Love” (Lil Wayne Cover)

ere's School Of Seven Bells' silky take of Lil Wayne's "How To Love," No offense, SVIIB but it doesn't hold a candle to the Biebs.
Corban Goble | July 24, 2012 - 4:19 pm
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