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Atlas and the Anchor review: Old Monk “Posing as Love”

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Brooklyn’s Old Monk is set to release their highly-anticipated sophomore album, Posing Love today via Eenie Meenie Records. The trio of vocalist/guitarist Josh Carrafa, drummer Ian Burns and bassist Tsugumi Takashi create an energetic brand of garage-rock that is informed by classic rock with prog rock tendencies and equal parts punk and power-pop along with […]

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Ground Sounds premiere: Old Monk “Mages” Music Video

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We are excited to premiere New York trio Old Monk’s new video for their song “Mages.” The track is off their new album Posing As Love, out now on Eenie Meenie Records. Watch the video above and check out the band’s tour dates below! 06/12 – Boston, MA @ O’Brien’s Pub 06/14 – Brooklyn, NY @ Matchless […]

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Great Northern “Houses” remixes out May 27th

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Pretty soon, you’ll be able to take some Great Northern to the dance floor with remixes of their track “Houses” by French producer Ruben Anderson, Spanish electronic artists Alexei & Carlos Kinn, and up-and-coming Barcelona-based electronic group The Rhombus. These new remixes will be available on iTunes and most digital outlets May 27th. Listen to […]

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May 16: Goldenboy, The Tennessee Walker @ Taix

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Goldenboy will play a free show at Taix in Los Angeles along with The Tennessee Walker, the musical brainchild of Sterling Andrews, photographer / curator of Gooseberries. Taix: 1911 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026. All Ages. Free. TaixFrench.com The Tennessee Walker – 9pm Goldenboy – 10pm Tweet

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Old Monk “Alta Rush” new single premiere at Premix Mag

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Old Monk have released a new track “Alta Rush” from their forthcoming album Posing as Love, out June 10, 2014 on Eenie Meenie Records. Brooklyn’s Old Monk came into the scene with their scintillating debut album Birds of Belize. The tracks were fast-paced and pushed the boundaries of pop punk with their progressive outlook on […]

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Carrafa x Drjuchin Hand-Painted Effects Pedals

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Josh Carrafa from Old Monk recently collaborated with artist Dimitri Drjuchin on some effects pedals that both sound and look amazing. Carrafa built the pedals, each of them with a different effect, and Drjuchin lent his signature illustration style to the casings. The names probably give you an idea of the divine tones you can get […]

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St. Vincent “Digital Witness” video

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St Vincent’s new video for “Digital Witness” finds Annie Clark standing among stark and bold Bauhaus architecture with an innominate cast of uniformed characters moving in synchronicity. Its anonymous settings are reminiscent of David Byrne’s visual style in works like his film True Stories. (via Radio.com) Tweet

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Bruce Springsteen & Jimmy Fallon play “Gov. Christie Traffic Jam”

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Last night, Jimmy Fallon and Bruce Springsteen, both dressed as The Boss (circa 1980′s), played a parody of “Born To Run”, calling out New Jersey governor (and Springsteen fan) Chris Christie, for the recent bridge-closure traffic scandal. (via Stereogum) Tweet

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Lego Album Covers!

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Famous album covers pixelated into lego versions! It’s obvious these are digital renderings, but its a novel thought nonetheless. Find them all at Lego Albums Tumblr. Tweet

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Recapping 2013: Blue-Eyed Son, Making Waves

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LA based songwriter-surfer Blue-Eyed Son reemerged this year with his Shadows on the Son EP and supported the release with some extensive touring through the US and Japan, including a trip with Freedy Johnston. Along with the EP came a handful of music videos, the “Fish Stare” single, a remix by Andrew Maury of RAC, […]

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