The Morning Benders Help Beautify The Beach @ Governors Island

Saturday night The Morning Benders headlined the free Converse “Gone to Governors” concert series at The Beach on Governors Island. Against the beautiful backdrop of the waterside beach, the quartet hit the stage after 10pm and played an easy breezy set that pleased the crowd. One special moment was when the band did a cover […]

Asian Updates: Morning Benders and “The Other Asian” on Glee

I know Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is over, but that doesn’t mean the updates on some Asians who are representing needs to end. Some notable news: The Morning Benders have released two exclusive non-LP tracks: a stream of ‘Go Grab A Stranger’ and a free mp3 download “Cold War (Wallpaper. Remix),” both […]

The Morning Benders’ “Big Echo” Swelled and Soared at MHOW

The last time I saw The Morning Benders was just under two years ago when they opened up for the Kooks when I wrote this review: Openers The Morning Benders seemed like a perfect match in terms of the demographic of the audience. Comprised of four innocuous looking young men with perfectly poppy tunes, the […]

The Kooks Play a Lovefest at the Hellhole Known as Terminal 5

Last night The Kooks played to a quite young and enthusiastic crowd at Terminal 5. As per usual, the Kooks performed their songs with stylish precision–doling out each song in such a perfect manner that if I didn’t know any better, I would have thought that they were pulling a Milli Vanilli on us all. […]