March 28, 2010

our edges are beaten, driftwood whittled down

morning benders

This week has beaten me down and this weekend has given it all back, with sunshine and gardening and twilight pickup basketball games. This song is a dulcet slice of someone else’s memories a generation ago, all halcyon doo-wop harmonies and big string symphony crescendos.

Excuses – The Morning Benders

I didn’t realize that The Morning Benders new sophomore album Big Echo was produced by Chris Taylor of Grizzly Bear (yes, I hear it now). They’re touring across the West, stopping in Denver next Wednesday,

Thanks to my musical twin, for finally making me hear the words:


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Bio Pic Name: Heather Browne
Location: Colorado, originally by way of California
Giving context to the torrent since 2005.

"I love the relationship that anyone has with music: because there's something in us that is beyond the reach of words, something that eludes and defies our best attempts to spit it out. It's the best part of us, probably, the richest and strangest part..."
—Nick Hornby, Songbook
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