Monday, May 29, 2006

The Morning Benders

The Morning Benders are a 4-piece indie rock outfit coming from the bay area. The band consists of Chris Chu (vocals, guitar), Van Pierszalowski (guitar), Tom Peyton (drums), and Leo Kremer (bass). Started by Chu and Pierszalowski, the band played many live shows and released the excellent EP "Loose Change". The Morning Benders create very enjoyable tunes, the melodies that get stuck to your ears with the first listening. The electric guitar lead songs incorporate a portion of a retro sound reponsible for the feeling of melancholy you get listening the Morning Benders. From the other side, the acoustic songs are positively emotional, having an acoustic guitar and Chris's voice in the first plan. The impression is that the Morning Benders posses the spirit and the skills to create a significant break through on the indie pop scene. I hope that moment will come soon.

The Morning Benders - Grain Of Salt (from EP)
The Morning Benders - Heavy Hearts (from EP)
The Morning Benders - Loose Change (unreleased)
The Morning Benders @ MySpace
The Morning Benders @ PureVolume


Bonus:
Hot Chip - Mexico [EP] !!!
[CODE]http://tinyurl.com/oqbst
Zero 7 - The Garden
VA - Selecao Do Brasil
[CODE]http://tinyurl.com/nu5ws
Tool - 10000 Days
Thursday - A City By The Light Divided
[CODE]http://tinyurl.com/nfjzb
Indie Hip-Hop
[CODE]http://tinyurl.com/q446e
Bootlegs
[CODE]http://tinyurl.com/rtfvg
Star Academy 5 - Santiano
Indochine - Alice & June
[CODE]http://tinyurl.com/pxljl
Bob Marley - Soul Almighty (The Formative Years) Vol.1
+ Bossa Nova, Salsa, Reggae, etc.
[CODE]http://tinyurl.com/mc3vz
Latin Music
[CODE]http://tinyurl.com/lc9nl

4 Comments:

Anonymous Lock said...

Good job Ziggy! I knew I could count on yuo for a preview of the new Thurday! Thanx man!

4:30 PM  
Anonymous charlie said...

yeah thanks again for the awesome link dump

1:29 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for the info on the Morning Benders. I live in Berkeley but have never heard of them. I really like their sound, so thanks!

1:39 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

good find on the morning benders, i like this a lot.

3:16 AM  

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