This Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., Toronto was privvy to this:
Along with a free helping of the (2nd) best ice-cream in the city, those who could rush over from work quickly enough enjoyed 30 minutes of Chris Chu’s quiet musings during a delicate acoustic performance on Manning Street.
The Morning Benders’ front man was the main (and only) attraction of the innovative show, an in-store- cum -street performance organized in collaboration between The Big Chill ice cream parlour and the neighbouring Soundscapes record store.
If this is the first you hear of this California outfit, I can promise you it won’t be the last. Having performed with heavyweights MGMT, Yo La Tengo and Yeasayer, toured with Grizzly Bear and Death Cab, and now conquered the frozen dessert scene, the indie world is their oyster.
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