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Music History in Gifs by Old Monk’s Josh Carrafa


If you’ve been keeping up with Old Monk lately you may have seen Joshua Carrafa’s tumblr page Music History in Gifs. It’s been hailed by some as quite possibly the best tumblr ever. Carrafa creates 8-bit animated gif images that colorfully represent iconic moments in music history. The series of GIFs begins in 1964 with […]

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Old Monk tote bags are here!


Whoa check em out, new Old Monk tote bags have arrived! They are silk screened on durable canvas and measure to about 16″x14.5″, big enough to carry around stack of vinyl, or even a small domesticated animal (not totally recommended). They are available to order here at the store. We also have a package deal […]

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Old Monk – 8,000 Miles in 71 Seconds

Old Monk have just returned home from a few weeks out on the road. Here’s a recap of the whole experience, 8,000 Miles in 71 Seconds. The band have a couple New York dates coming up. Tonite (May 30) they’ll be playing at the Cake Shop and then the Rock Shop on Sat June 2nd. […]

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Old Monk West Coast Tour Dates

Old Monk will be touring the west coast starting this week! Be sure to catch them if they come through your area. Dates and event page links below. Old Monk West Coast Tour Dates: 04/24/12 – Lafayette, CO – Nissi’s (info) 04/27/12 – Pomona, CA – Joey’s BBQ (info) 04/28/12 – Los Angeles, CA – […]

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Old Monk “Birds of Belize” (LP/digital)


Old Monk “Birds of Belize” released: January 17, 2012 Order Birds of Belize: yellow vinyl LP+digital / iTunes Old Monk’s debut album “Birds of Belize” is pressed on yellow vinyl and includes free mp3 download with three bonus tracks. tracklist: 1. Sacred Birds 2. Butter and Toast 3. Napoleon’s Wife 4. Warm Moustache 5. Destination […]

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Jan 17: Old Monk LP release webcast performance


To celebrate their album release, Old Monk will be webcasting a live performance from their rehearsal studio in Brooklyn, NY. The webcast, streaming worldwide, will start at 9pm Eastern time (6pm PST, 7pm MST, 8pm CST) on Old Monk’s USTREAM page. Tweet

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Old Monk launch “Ten Pointo”, their own music review site


Old Monk have a music review website called Ten Pointo. In this first installment, the band give a listen to Love Beach: Emerson, Lake and Palmer’s 1978 Masterpiece. Tweet

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Old Monk featured in The Deli NYC

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Check out this feature on Old Monk from the Deli NYC: Old Monk and the good old sound of indie – Cake Shop residency in February! Fast paced, progressive and a little punk rock, Brooklyn’s Old Monk is a sweet reminder of what indie rock should be. Josh Carrafa’s lyrics and guitar work are reminiscent […]

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Newsletter 10/31/11

Hey folks, Hope all is well! Just thought we’d send you an update on the latest eenie meenie happenings… GOLDENBOY STEREO SUBVERSION INTERVIEW Goldenboy’s Shon Sullivan recently sat down with Stereo Subversion for an interview discussing the band, how their latest album “Sleepwalker” came about, and his take on the music industry’s evolution since his […]

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