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NYC’s Think Bendy releases debut album “CHANGE”

Adam Bendy presents his first album, CHANGE under the project name thinkbendy.

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Adam Bendy’s musical endeavors began when he took the role of bass player with the Long Island based rock quintet, a440, who toured extensively throughout the northeast area from 2001-2003 and recorded one self-titled album. From there, he continued on with U-melt from 2003-2013. The New York City based jam quartet’s credits include several regional and nationally based tours throughout the US, as well as three album releases: The Unbelievable MeltdownThe I’s Mind, and Perfect World.

Now, after several years of culling older material, Bendy comments, “I’ve had time to focus on developing some older musical ideas, as well as writing and arranging new ones. It was a new approach for me as a musician, not only being responsible for arranging bass parts to existing songs like I’ve done in the past, but also taking the role of writer, lyricist, arranger, and performer.”


In Review: CHANGE by Adam Bendy is a great release, it has a ken edge and, as a fellow NY born, long Island boy, it is very reminiscent of the music I knew from the local Long Island Music Scene, it has elements of Rock, Pop and some early, brit-wave inspired new wave essence that all make for a great musical experience. Each track is a unique audio soundscape all it’s own, and together make a complete picture into the life and influences of the artist. Looking at the history of the albums creation, it has been a long time coming, being written and developed over several years time, but it is all well worth the wait, and I would like to say that if this is a foundation album, then Adam Bendy will definitely be an artists to follow closely, and to admire for his talent in artistic and creative coring of a life’s soundtrack.

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In addition to playing bass for this album, this is Bendy’s first time in the world of vocals and keys. (Once you hear the first track, you may be inclined to double-take that sentence, so here it is again: This is Bendy’s first time in the world of vocals and keys.) In fact, Bendy set out to write this album starting with the piano, focusing on lyrics and melodies first, then layering on arrangements.

With CHANGE’s core created on an instrument other than his native bass guitar, Bendy’s concepts and instincts are as refined and adventurous as if he’d been playing keys for years. Contributing to the recording are longtime friends and collaborators, Robert Salzer on guitar and George Miller on drums (both from U-melt), and special guest musician Ann Mcinerney on flute.

Together they assemble to create Adam Bendy’s debut full-length studio album, CHANGE, which is also expected to be released to Vinyl in May of this year.

Adam Bendy’s musical endeavors began when he took the role of bass player with the Long Island based rock quintet, a440, who toured extensively throughout the northeast area from 2001-2003 and recorded one self-titled album. From there, he continued on with U-melt from 2003-2013.

The New York City based jam quartet’s credits include several regional and nationally based tours throughout the US, as well as three album releases: The Unbelievable MeltdownThe I’s Mind, and Perfect World.

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ADAM BENDY – vocals, basses, electric pianos and all things “synthy”, ROB SALZER – electric and acoustic guitars. Violin on Of One Mind, GEORGE MILLER – all drums. Percussion on YASNY, ANN MCINERNEY – flute on Of One Mind and BOY-O – “Anybody?” on Move On.

Recorded at Suffolk Recording Studios in Patchougue, NY between 7/14/2014 and 4/08/2016. Recorded and Engineered by Eamonn Vaughn and Chris Slater. Vocals Recorded at Suffolk Recording Studios in Patchougue, NY, Engineered and Recorded by Chris Slater and Mind Ignition Studios, Cincinnati OH. Recorded, Engineered and Mastered by Alex Lusht. Produced by Adam Bendy and Alex Lusht, All Songs, Lyrics and Music by Adam Bendy. Copyright ADAM BENDY MUSIC, 4/19/2016, Album Artwork by Adam Bendy. Album Artwork / Layout by Tiffany Lusht.

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