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Bent Knee

Bent Knee
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Formed in 2009 at Berklee College of Music in Boston, the band — Courtney Swain (vocals, keyboards), Ben Levin (guitar, vocals), Chris Baum (violin, vocals), Jessica Kion (bass, vocals), Gavin Wallace-Ailsworth (drums), and Vince Welch (synth, sound design) — was brought together by a shared love of artistic evolution and progression, sculpting their sound through a writing practice based on unanimity.
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http://bentkneemusic.com
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Bent Knee — Land Animal Bent Knee — Land Animal
(Inside Out Music 88985421002, 2017, CD)
Bent Knee — Say So Bent Knee — Say So
(Cuneiform Rune 417, 2016, CD)
Bent Knee — Shiny Eyed Babies Bent Knee — Shiny Eyed Babies
((Not on label) no#, 2014, CD)
Bent Knee — Bent Knee Bent Knee — Bent Knee
((Not on label) no#, 2011, CD)

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2019-04-24
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2019-04-10
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2019-03-25
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2019-03-20
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