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The Morning Benders

The Morning Benders


Years Active: 2005 to present

Genre: Indie Pop

Country: Berkeley, California, USA


Chris Chu
Jon Chu
Julian Harmon
Tim Or

Artist Bio:

From their Wikipedia The Morning Benders are an indie band from Berkeley, California. The band consists of Julian Harmon, Tim Or, and Chris Chu. In 2008, they released their debut album Talking Through Tin Cans on +1 Records. The band has toured in support of Grizzly Bear (fall 2009), The Kooks and Death Cab for Cutie (summer 2008), Ra Ra Riot (fall 2008), and has also played with Yo La Tengo, MGMT, Grand Archives, Yeasayer, Two Gallants, The Rosebuds, Au Revoir Simone, We Are Scientists, and White Rabbits.[citation needed] They also toured with The Submarines in 2009. In December 2008, iTunes deemed Talking Through Tin Cans the best indie/alternative album of 2008. Earlier that year, they also received the honor of "Editor's Pick".[Read More]