Thursday, May 31, 2007

RENO 911!

Sorry for the lack of updates. We've been kind of busy lately working on NEW MUSIC for YOU at the STUDIO!!! Chris and Joe are there right now recording some piano i think and DP is cleaning his room! This is Julian speaking and it's my first time posting on this thing wWWOOOOooooOOoo!!!!

WELL, the day after our EP release show we drove to reno to play another show with our homies Monsters Are Waiting!!!

It was a nice drive!! Here are some photos(click image to enlarge):

Joe bought a dart gun.

good shot.

we get high in back seats of cars

that's the way we get by

pitstop in ye olde nevada city, ca

joe and i ate a funny cookie that me me do this.

Elise reps nevada city pretty hard.


There was a sweet band at the indian place.

the littlest big city in town

Well that was reno!

9-1-1 is a joke.

taken from the homies of epicly trife

also, the other day i chipped a bone in my ankle while rollerplanking
at the berkeley park.

That's about it...
Till next time


Monday, May 21, 2007

fools rush in!!

people seemed to be into the roy orbison cover, so here's another one. as long as you guys/gals are into them, we'll keep making them! this one is something of a standard, but we've become addicted to the ricky nelson version.

the morning benders - fools rush in (cover)



Thursday, May 17, 2007

photos from ep2 release show!

our buddy josh took a bunch of photos from the ep release show the other night. here's a few (with captions), and the full set can be found on his page here - uzishots. thanks to everyone for coming!





Wednesday, May 16, 2007

in the studio

hello everyone,

we are in the studio right now. here's a list of some of the songs we've been working on:

i was wrong
dont think so hard
damnit anna
worth the fight
heavy hearts
loose change
falling apart
waiting for a war
patient patient
boarded doors
wasting time
chasing a ghost
crosseyed other news. we may have a chance to play BFD this year. live 105 picked us for their top 20. you can help by rating/commenting our song on imeem, click below:
vote @ imeem!


Friday, May 11, 2007

ep release show TONIGHT!


i made a mix for you all. just a bunch of songs i've been listening to lately. don't get too crazy though, this mix is made to be listened to in order. it's a mix of songs from my music library, but for you it's just 5 songs. no mix about it. enjoy!

1. santo and johnny - sleepwalk
2. the zombies - she's coming home
3. france gall - avant la bagarre
4. bob dylan - dink's song
5. the rolling stones - backstreet girl

click to download:
"5 songs"

Sunday, May 6, 2007

oldies but goodies

hello friends,

things have been a bit busy over here. we're hoping to start making posts as much as possible, but holding back a bit right now since we're still getting the word out that we even have a blog. here's what we've been up to:

-friday am: played an acoustic set on KALX
-friday pm: played a show in davis w/ buildings breeding!
-saturday: saw spiderman 3
-sunday am: started bidding on spiderman comics on ebay
-sunday pm: practiced

anyway... we were thinking of cool stuff we could do for this blog, and thought it might be fun to start doing some covers. we'll just be recording these from home, so they'll be in sorta funny arrangements. the first one is a song we have been playing a lot lately, and all love: "crying" by roy orbison. we're probably going to keep making these for fun, so if you guys have any requests/suggestions let us know.

the morning benders - "crying (roy orbison cover)"

a big big love,

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

welcome to gigantic

hello duders. i just got back from a 2 week extravaganza in Japan and it occurred to me at a couple different points during the trip that it might be cool to have a place to post pictures and share various essential informations i may come into contact with. a few seconds shortly after, it occurred to me that maybe it would be cool to have a MORNING BENDERS blog where i could post not only pictures, but maybe even songs (!!!@!@) [or shows?!? (maybe this will even become a tour blog if we were to be so lucky? ([cool bands: take us on tour!])} ??!?] and other great stuff like that. so here it is, a blog called gigantic. seeing as how i just made this blog on a samurai-whim, the other 3 members of our band don't know about it yet. but i think they will post. let's kick it off with an mp3 from our new ep.

boarded doors

ps: we have a release show for that new ep at bottom of the hill, ill post the details and awesome flier soon.

pps: OH, if anyone has any ideas for what this blog should consist/not consist of, please let us know. we are open-eared.


here are a couple pictures from japan, i'll post the rest of the set once i get through them all:

....and an old picture from the last time i was in japan

a big big love,