Is it possible to make California pop while living in New York? The Morning Benders, whose breezy melodies have received comparisons to California dreamers the Beach Boys and the Mamas and the Papas, recently tossed their knapsacks over their shoulders, took one last whiff of Telegraph Avenue's pungent patchouli scent, and left Berkeley for the wilds of Brooklyn. Leader Chris Chu still has access to his old apartment off Shattuck, thanks to his girlfriend, who's attending community college in the East Bay. But she'll eventually transfer to a four-year school, which makes his long-term... More >>>
The Morning Benders' Chris Chu: bicoastal-curious.