Reports have surfaced that musician Benjamin Curtis, best known as a founding member of School Of Seven Bells and Secret Machines, has died at the age of 35, following a year-long battle with lymphoblastic lymphoma. The Oklohoman artist was based in Dallas but passed away in New York. As The Dallas Observer reports, Curtis was
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One half of New York indie duo School of Seven Bells has been struck down with an aggressive form of cancer, and will undergo treatment in the coming months. Band member Alejandra Deheza took to the band’s Facebook page to tell fans that her offsider – Benjamin Curtis – has been diagnosed with T-cell Lymphoblastic
Ordinarily when a core member exits a band, the dynamics completely fuck up, with the band rarely reaching their former glory again, almost always fading away with a comeback 10 years later, or desperately gracing the cover of some shitty UK tabloid with their tell-all drug story or crack baby pregnancy. So when vocalist Claudia
After winning over our hearts previously at Splendour in the Grass 2010, New York’s Benjamin Curtis and Alejandra Deheza, who make up School of Seven Bells, have announced that they will be returning to showcase their unique brand of shoe gaze rock. After losing singer / keyboardist Claudia Deheza late 2012 due to ‘personal reasons’, the two-piece will be in
New York Shoegaze duo School Of Seven Bells will release a new album next month called Ghostory, a first single from the album has been put up online, called Lafaye, and as expected it’s a classic tune from the pair. Ghostory will be released on 28th February. Check out our review of their second album
Disconnect From Desire is only the second album from the group named after a mysterious South American school for pick-pocketers, but there’s nothing mysterious about it. As with their first album, Alpinisms, twin sisters Alejandra and Claudia Deheza harmonise sweetly throughout the beyond-sky melodies but there’s a lack of original sounding material on this album.