Benjamin Curtis Dies
2013-12-30 by Rudy K. STAFF | 17 Comments

Benjamin Curtis, guitarist for New York dream-pop group School of Seven Bells and former co-founder of Texas alternative rockers the Secret Machines, has passed away after a fight of a little less than a year with an aggressive strain of T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma. Curtis was 35.

http://www.stereogum.com/1615781/r-i-p-benjamin-curtis-school-of-seven-bells-secret-machines/obit/

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hortanz
December 30th 2013

86 Comments


that's really unfortunate. RIP.

Cursiver
December 30th 2013

48 Comments


This is really sad. Saw them with interpol and they were stunning.

SnakeDelilah
December 30th 2013

3484 Comments


Wow, that's a fucking tough way to go, and a young age to die at. RIP

AlexTM510
December 30th 2013

1396 Comments


RIP, Ghostory is an excellent record.

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bach
December 30th 2013

11150 Comments


Fuck, man. He was so young. RIP

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8bit
December 30th 2013

3315 Comments


RIP

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
December 30th 2013

1918 Comments


Shit. RIP.

FadedSun
December 30th 2013

1145 Comments


That's so sad. I saw them just a couple years ago live and they were fantastic. RIP.

zxlkho
December 30th 2013

3424 Comments


Damn, RIP. I like this group quite a bit.

tommygun
December 30th 2013

21345 Comments


awful news rip

Rowan5215
December 31st 2013

20184 Comments


Never heard of them but 35 is far too young, RIP

Nikkolae
December 31st 2013

4389 Comments


i saw this on Pitchfork today, RIP

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Prince1993
December 31st 2013

526 Comments


sad... RIP

henryChinaski
December 31st 2013

2457 Comments


Damn, RIP

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Crawl
December 31st 2013

1392 Comments


RIP, i liked Ghostory

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Matski
January 1st 2014

11 Comments


Will miss his work, in particular with SVIIB. It would have been wonderful to see where he would have taken them after Ghostory. Many condolences to those who knew him personally.

SCREAMorphine
January 1st 2014

1704 Comments


RIP!

Ghostory was pretty much my most listened album of 2013..



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