School of Seven Bells might be named after a pickpocket academy, but don't worry, your watch and wallet are safe. Well, at least we think so.
KDHX hosted over 200 in-studio sessions this year, and our volunteer photographers kept up with all the action.
All photos by Nate Burrell. See more at my Flickr stream.
It was 2002 and the buzz was strong surrounding the release of Turn on the Bright Lights, the debut LP from the stylish NYC rock musicians Interpol. The sound was a blend of something fresh yet also highly nostalgic of post-punk predecessors; fans and critics alike gave this album much praise.
There's a paradox at the core of School of Seven Bells. How can the songs of Alejandra Deheza and Benjamin Curtis be so majestic, rhythmic and intimate at once?
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Jaill at the Studio at Webster Hall
Before starting their set, the singer warned the audience in advance that the band had just eaten falafel and so no one should stand too close to the stage. The set started a little rough, but Jaill had won the crowd over by the end as the energy and songs got better as the set drove along.