School of Seven Bells

Review: School of Seven Bells’ Legacy Is Greater Than Its Finale ‘SVIIB’

6SPIN Rating: 6 of 10Release Date: February 26, 2016Label: VagrantThe story of dream-pop heroes School of Seven Bells is undoubtedly compelling. Lead vocalist Alejandra Deheza met…
Rachel Brodsky / February 17, 2016

Benjamin Curtis, of School of Seven Bells and Secret Machines, Dead at 35

Benjamin Curtis, guitarist and a founding member of School of Seven Bells, died from T-cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma last night at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in…
SPIN Staff / December 30, 2013

Indie Stars Unite to Help School of Seven Bells’ Benjamin Curtis Pay Cancer Bills

School of Seven Bells guitarist Benjamin Curtis was diagnosed with cancer last February, and now an elite group of musicians are lending their talents, time, and…
Dan Reilly / July 30, 2013

Help School of Seven Bells’ Benjamin Curtis Fight His Cancer

School of Seven Bells revealed back in February that Benjamin Curtis, one half of the dream-pop duo, is fighting cancer. Curtis and bandmate Alejandra Deheza announced…
Kyle McGovern / March 12, 2013

School of Seven Bells’ Benjamin Curtis Diagnosed With Cancer

School of Seven Bells have shared some sad and concerning news. Benjamin Curtis, one half of the New York City duo with lead singer Alejandra Deheza,…
Marc Hogan / February 8, 2013

School of Seven Bells Revisit Magical Youth in ‘The Night’ Video

Dream-pop duo School of Seven Bells recently asked filmmakers from around the world to submit their own videos, via the site, for the song…
Kory Grow / June 13, 2012

My Obsessions: School of Seven Bells

Full of ethereal vocal hooks and gorgeously woozy guitar soundscapes, the music of Brooklyn duo School of Seven Bells feels more dreamed than composed. To…
David Marchese / February 24, 2012

First Spin: Get School of Seven Bells’ Remix of A Place to Bury Strangers’ ‘So Far Away’

Here's to opposites. For their remix of A Place to Bury Strangers' "So Far Away," soft-spoken New York dreamweavers School of Seven Bells sanded (not…
David Bevan / February 23, 2012

School of Seven Bells Rediscover Rock on ‘Ghoststory’ Concept Album

For School of Seven Bells' third album, the Brooklyn dream-pop duo revisited a sound they had long abandoned: rock'n'roll. "At the start of this band,…
Nicole Frehsée / December 8, 2011

CMJ Lineup: Surfer Blood, Greg Dulli, Ghostface Killah

The first wave of artists for the annual music, schmoozing, and booze marathon that is New York City's CMJ Festival have been unveiled, and the…
William Goodman / August 30, 2010

School of Seven Bells, ‘Disconnect From Desire’ (Vagrant)

Alpinisms, School of Seven Bells' intriguing 2008 debut, blended dreamy, deep-focus soundscapes with spiraling melodies sung in close harmony. On Desire, guitarist Ben Curtis and…
David Marchese / July 2, 2010

School of Seven Bells Debut New Record Live

If there were any opening night jitters, they were shared equally between the sound guy and a MacBook.
Gregg Lagambina / June 3, 2010

The New New York Cool

David Marchese / February 26, 2009

New Albums from Bloc Party, Kaiser Chiefs, Snow Patrol, and More

Here's a rundown of the albums available online and in record stores today: Bloc Party, Intimacy Restless musical magpie chirps another ravaged chapter. READ REVIEW…
SPIN Staff / October 28, 2008

SPIN’s Week in Review, August 18-22

It was a busy week in, as we deployed our fearless rock'n'roll vagabond Zack on the road with Radiohead; hosted a stream of the…
SPIN Staff / August 22, 2008
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