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Thursday, December 23 2010

The 70 Best Albums of 2010

The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.

Thursday, September 16 2010

Chasing the Sound: An Interview with School of Seven Bells

Ben Curtis of School of Seven Bells sits down with PopMatters to discuss the music business, the psychology of being in a band and the intentionality of songwriting.

Wednesday, May 6 2009

20 Questions: School of Seven Bells

Benjamin Curtis, formerly the guitarist for the Secret Machines, pulled School of Seven Bells together and he sits down with 20 Questions to discuss his moonwalking skills and the greatness of Star Trek and New York City.


Wednesday, May 9 2012

School of Seven Bells + Exitmusic: 19 April 2012 - Los Angeles

Guitarist/producer Benjamin Curtis is a sonic wizard and Deheza is one of the more dynamic female vocalists to appear on the pop music scene in some time.

Sunday, February 26 2012

School of Seven Bells: Ghostory

A formerly great pop band goes bland. Claudia Deheza's departure has left School of Seven Bells sounding like just another synth-pop dance band.

Thursday, July 15 2010

School of Seven Bells: Disconnect from Desire

A strong second album from the dream pop trio that carries on the sound of its predecessor: beautiful and expansive melodies with a minimal amount of guitars, keys, and drum machine around them.

Tuesday, June 23 2009

Black Moth Super Rainbow + School of Seven Bells: 20 May 2009 - Chicago

Love and pain, ecstasy and horror, joyful jubilation and perpetual elation -- it’s all in a night’s work for Black Moth Super Rainbow.

Sunday, November 30 2008

School of Seven Bells: Alpinisms

Luminaries from the early '00s New York City rock boom convene to create something unlike anything you have ever quite heard come out of the five boroughs.


Monday, March 9 2009

School of Seven Bells - "Half Asleep" (video)

I think Ghostly International described the latest video from 2008's Alpinisms best themselves: "In School of Seven Bells music, a human element lurks behind a

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