Bent Knee at Schubas 7/11/18

Boston band Bent Knee have a sound that you could never pinpoint. It doesn’t have any geographic landmarks like the Chicago Blues or the Seattle Grunge scene. It exists on its own plane, unlike anything else. They play with a crazy intensity that quickly infects the crowd into a kind of savage wildness normally attributed to moshing heavy metal fans. They’re not quite playing heavy … Continue reading Bent Knee at Schubas 7/11/18

Bent Knee at Schubas 6/12/2017

I was introduced to Bent Knee a couple weeks ago when I read about their new record, Land Animal, which comes out next week on Inside/Out. The title track was put out as the first single, and I was sure it was a cover at first because there was something familiar about it. The pace and timbre of the delivery from Courtney Swain was stuck … Continue reading Bent Knee at Schubas 6/12/2017