School of Seven Bells

Formed 2006.
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School Of Seven Bells - Interview with Lauren Laverne

Lauren Laverne's joined by Alejandra from School Of Seven Bells.

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Biography

School of Seven Bells (often stylized as SVIIB) was an American indie rock band from New York City, formed in 2007. It consisted of Alejandra Deheza (vocals, guitar) and Benjamin Curtis (guitar, synthesizers, vocals). Founding member Claudia Deheza (keyboards, vocals), Alejandra's sister, left the band in 2010. Curtis died in December 2013.

The Deheza sisters were formerly of On!Air!Library! and Curtis was formerly of Secret Machines. The band was named after a mythical South American pickpocket training academy of the same name.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Ghostory

    Ghostory 2012

    Reviewed by Tom Hocknell
    A staggeringly beautiful third set from the NYC shoegaze duo.
  2. Review of Disconnect From Desire

    Disconnect From Desire 2010

    Reviewed by Reef Younis
    Heaves with their established mysticism but takes proceedings to a new plateau.
  3. Review of Alpinisms

    Alpinisms 2009

    Reviewed by Sophie Bruce
    They've created the soundtrack to the Noughties dreamer generation.