Tuesday, August 26, 2008


hey kids,

here are a couple sweet festival dealies we are playing next month (see us in that tiny tiny font at the bottom of the fliers?!?!!? yeah, that's us!!!!)... no, seriously, we are honored to be playing these with so many great bands. we will be playing early (noon) at both, so be sure to make it on time!!



your friendly neighborhood morning benders

Saturday, August 9, 2008

iTunes session, futuresounds, accidental rhyhthm!


we just got back from LA today. thanks to everyone who came out to the gibson show and the el rey show with airborne. that was a ton of fun. we got some cool stuff coming up, check it!

-we're going to be recording at different fur next week for a special iTunes session. it should be a lot of fun. stay tuned for when that is coming out!

-our song "worth the fight" is finally available on the accidental rhythm compilation put together by jason eldredge (kcrw) and jeremy wineberg (invisible dj). check out more on that here:

-check out tank farm's future sounds #32, you'll find a track by us on there. more info here: http://www.futuresounds.blogspot.com/

-'boarded doors' is on the foundtrack compilation as well. there's a cool ra ra riot track on there, and some other good stuff... check it: http://www.foundtrack.com/mix

that's all for now folks.

much love,
the morning benders

Monday, August 4, 2008

genius video for "boarded doors"

someone showed us this video on youtube the other day, pretty god damn genius:

the morning benders

Friday, August 1, 2008

LA next week, live 105 HOMEGROWN, FREE Puma shows, live @ lime, MORE!

hey guys,

so glad everyone liked the bedroom covers, maybe we'll do another free album again some time? what do you think? yea, that's what i thought, you buncha freeloaders. just playing, we like free stuff too.

here's some stuff that's been happening that we haven't had a chance to post about until now:

-we are playing LA next week. at the el rey theatre. august 7th. airborne toxic event's cd release show. we play 2nd. doors at 8pm. it's sold out on the site, but i think there may be some tickets available at the venue. (**and if you can't get in to this show, we're playing another the night before, SCROLL DOWN**)

-live 105 homegrown weekend is running all this weekend (you guessed it). we were one of the few local bands selected to be a part of it. tune in to hear some songs off our album, and maybe if you're lucky, a little interview. oh yeah, call in and request us you chumps:

Request Line 415.478.LIVE
Toll free 1.800.696.1053

send messages to FM105 (that's 36105)
or #105 from your Sprint phone

-we announced a bunch of FREE puma in-stores. we did the last one acoustic, without a set list, and just took requests. maybe we'll make a habit of doing em this way... maybe we'll do something completely different. come on by and check it out! there are a few free college shows too, all the dates below:

Oct 20 2008 8:00P
*FREE* Puma In-Store (Acoustic) Boston, Massachusetts

Oct 21 2008 8:00P
*FREE* Puma In-Store (Acoustic) New York, New York

Oct 22 2008 8:00P
*FREE* Case Western (STUDENTS ONLY) Cleveland, Ohio

Oct 28 2008 1:00P
*FREE* UCSB Santa Barbara, California

Oct 29 2008 8:00P
*FREE* Puma In-Store (Acoustic) Santa Monica, California

-we did a really cool session for limewire, which you can get exclusively from them. we did them right at the end of the kooks tour. some versions of songs like you've never heard them before, fo shizzle:


-we will also be playing the Accidental Rhythm CD Release party, which takes place on Wednesday August 6th at the Gibson Guitar Showroom in Beverly Hills. The showroom is located at 9350 Civic Center Drive, Suite 130. The evening begins at 8pm and we play at 9pm. this shit is FREE, and anyone can come, SO DO IT.

from their page:
"Accidental Rhythm is a new collection of up-and-coming innovative artists from around the world that bends all genres and showcases an eclectic and diverse mix of music that is on the forefront of what is next. The CD, which hits streets on August 19th, features the exclusive physical release of the morning benders' track 'worth the fight'.

The disc is curated and produced by KCRW DJ, Jason Eldredge and Jeremy Wineberg, President of Invisible DJ Records. Jason has been named by Billboard Magazine as one of the "Top 30 Under Thirty" in the music industry and Flaunt Magazine calls Jeremy "The Purveyor of Cool." The release will be available in such retail outlets as Fred Segal, Urban Outfitters, Hear Music and Best Buy."

-we're playing SAN JOSE with our good homies THE MUMLERs, on August 22. not to be missed...


that's all i can think of for now. more soon!

chris / the morning benders