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SCENE REPORTS. REGIONAL STYLES. IT ALL SEEMS CHARMINGLY ANTIQUATED THESE DAYS, GIVEN HOW SOCIAL NETWORKING CROSS-POLLINATION HAS TRANSCENDED SPACE AND TIME. BUT WITH A HYPER-LITERATE, TIGHTLY WOUND, AND IRREVERENT BRAND OF POST-COLLEGIATE ROCK, BENT SHAPES MAY JUST BE THE MOST QUINTESSENTIALLY BOSTON BAND OF THE LAST FEW YEARS.

BENT SHAPES IS BEN POTRYKUS, JENNY MUDARRI, ANDY SADOWAY, AND LUKE BRANDFON.