The Morning Benders
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An Evening Chat with the Morning Benders
9 May 2010 // 4:00 PM

Upon the release of the critically-acclaimed Big Echo, Christopher Chu from the Morning Benders talks about cuisine recommendations, possible corporate conspiracy theories and brotherly love.


The Morning Benders: Big Echo
9 Mar 2010 // 3:00 PM

Their arrival on the big stage of modern underground pop music feels lived-in and warranted, an inevitable yet overdue pay off for this zealously determined and persistent band of underachievers.

The Morning Benders: Talking Through Tin Cans
16 Jun 2008 // 5:00 PM

After some likable EPs, California foursome officially come out of the gate with a debut that makes for a nice listen, but struggles to be distinguishable.


The Morning Benders + Wild Nothing + Freelance Whales: 19 June 2010 - New York
21 Jun 2010 // 12:12 AM

The show at Governors Island will be remembered by many as something that probably cannot be topped -- or at least not until the next Governor's Island show.

The Morning Benders and the Submarines - cover songs (MP3s)
28 Jan 2009 // 2:00 AM

The Morning Benders and the Submarines are touring together all through February and they have just offered up a couple of free downloads covering each


The Morning Benders surprised by warm reception for debut album
1 Sep 2008 // 8:42 PM

While other high school kids in Santa Monica, Calif., were listening to Green Day and starting up garage bands, Chris Chu was immersing himself in

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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