"It’s very rare that an artist or band comes along that changes your perspective on music and art. On 'Holy Ghost,' Bent Knee have done just that."Read More
Bent Knee is thrilled to announce that our fourth studio recording, "Land Animal", will be released on InsideOutMusic/Sont on June 23rd, 2017. The album is now available for pre-order at bentkneemusic.com/store, and you can stream the title track at smarturl.it/BentKneeLandAnimal. The music video for "Land Animal", directed by Greg Bowen and starring Jake Brasch, can be viewed at https://youtu.be/ocn0gkJ2sMYRead More
The Italian music blog altprogcore did a write up on Moon Stalker! The man behind the blog, Lorenzo Barbagli is one of the kindest, most thoughtful people we've met through Bent Knee. He pulled some major strings to help our Italian shows happen last summer. Very grateful for his continued support <3Read More
Vanyaland published a feature on the Moon Stalker video!
"Over the past few years Courtney Swain has cemented her place in Boston music as frontwoman of the genre-defying Bent Knee. But the Providence-based, Japan-raised multi-intrumentalist and performer has quietly built up an equally impressive solo output."Read More
"Bent Knee is no ordinary musical collective. A masterful mashup of electronica, progressive pop and art rock (think Jeff Buckley meets Rush meets Edith Piaf), the band has received widespread acclaim for both their live shows and their new release, Say So, out now on the Cuneiform label (cuneiformrecords.com)."Read More
"Courtney Swain, Bent Knee’s dramatically potent lead vocalist and pianist, delivers emphatic, enigmatic lyrics in a manner that can evoke Björk, Alanis Morissette, or Joanna Newsom while sounding like no one but herself."Read More
The weekend was actually chilly, and it's starting to feel like full-on fall in Providence. Last week we had some wonderful shows with Bent Knee. It was a particularly special experience to play at OBERON in Cambridge for the first time.Read More
I did an interview with the New England Noise that's in their latest issue. Big thanks to Harry C. aka Mr. Curt. My favorite quote was: a gorgeous blend of overwhelming vocal talent, modern keyboard techniques, and contemporary sophistication.
On Friday, we finished up a three-day recording session at Q Division Studios. We tracked nine new Bent Knee songs for our third album, and Vince is already sorting through the material this weekend to prepare for editing and mixing.Read More
We finished off the Bent Knee summer tour in Boston on Sunday. Being in the road for 2.5 months was an incredible experience. There were some tough moments for sure, but we learned a lot. I'm proud that we made it though the other end without any major accidents, conflicts, or health issues.Read More