Tag Archives: The Morning Benders

Thursday News Roundup

The new album from The Cave Singers finally has a name. On February 22, their Jagjaguwar debut, No Witch, hits stores and now you can finally learn the titles of the songs you’ve been hearing them play live, like this one, now called “Haller Lake”:

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Thursday Music News Revelations

We showed you a few months ago the Kanye West track “Monster,” which featured Bon Iver (among a slew of other R&B and rap artists). Now the two are at it again with a leaked track title “Lost In The World.” The song uses a sample of Bon Iver’s “Woods” throughout the song. Here’s yourRead more…

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Live Review: Broken Bells with The Morning Benders @ Showbox 5/25

Broken Bells released an excellent album with striking lyrics and well constructed melodies that are virtually impossible to dislike -– no wonder the Showbox at the Market concert sold out in less than a week, even with a pricey $35 per ticket. Following the release, James Mercer and Brian Burton (aka Danger Mouse) brought theirRead more…

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Album Review: The Morning Benders – Big Echo

From Phil Spector to The Beatles, taking simple lyrics and adding sonic complexity below has been a formula for success. The wall of sound, a hodgepodge of washed out guitars, strings, horns and countless other forms of aural amusement, empowers bands to communicate triumphs and tribulations galore. Berkeley’s The Morning Benders, with the help ofRead more…

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Live Review: The Morning Benders @ The Crocodile 4/2

review by Royal Stuart from Click & Dagger photos by Alex Crick Bands get tired of playing the same songs day in and day out. It’s a relief when a new album comes out, as it gives them a chance to play something new, to open a new door. But there’s a balance to achieveRead more…

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Out This Week 3/9

When mega-artists team up for a collaborative project like the new two-piece band, Broken Bells, the outcome is sometimes so good, it’s scary. After two years, James Mercer, lead singer and guitarist of The Shins, and Brian “Danger Mouse” Burton, hot-shot producer and co-founder of Gnarls Barkley (also produced the Gorillaz and 2004’s infamous TheRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

We’re sorry to report that Chris Feinstein, bassist and vocalist for Ryan Adams & The Cardinals, has passed away. Apparently, the 42-year-old was found at home in Manhattan. The cause of death is still unreleased. Beyond the Cardinals, Feinstein has worked with Moby, Santigold, Albert Hammond Jr., and many others.

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