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POP ETC -- FKA the morning benders -- have been moving in a different artistic direction as of late, revamping their music with electronic textures and a more intense pop sensibility. Their new…   Read Story »
The primary reason the morning benders dropped that name had to do with its unintentionally homophobic connotation in certain parts of the world, though the moniker flip also coincides with a marked…   Read Story »
A few more details have emerged regarding POP ETC's (FKA the morning benders) new one, including the D'Angelo-shading video for "Live It Up." Now, the group has posted a snippet of another new song,…   Read Story »
When the Morning Benders changed their name to POP ETC back in March, they announced the change with a new mix of new tracks and songs from some of their influences. On Friday, they followed it up…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, the band once known as the Morning Benders changed their name to POP ETC and released a new mixtape. This summer, they'll follow it up with a self-titled LP, and now they've…   Read Story »
Name: POP ETC Progress Report: Chris Chu talks about The Morning Benders’ transformation into POP ETC and the band’s soon-to-be released new record… Last month the band formerly known as…   Read Story »
Over the last six or seven years, Chris Chu and the morning benders have managed the relatively rare feat of making a name for themselves as an original music outfit, most notably with 2010's…   Read Story »
The Strokes' debut album Is This It was first released on 7/30/01. To help us celebrate this 10th Anniversary, we asked some of our favorite indie bands to cover each track. The resulting collection,…   Read Story »
How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders on Roku? Maybe I stayed in and did that. There is no way to…   Read Story »
It's not the first time the morning benders have sang for an Ann, though this is not the same one they damned five years ago. "Oh Annie" is a newly unveiled b-side to the band's Big Echo sessions,…   Read Story »