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Old Monk release new “Attica” EP this week as free download


Old Monk have a new 3-song EP called Attica and it will be available for a limited time as a free download! Three brand new tracks recorded live at NYU! Today the first track “Attica” is available to download here on bandcamp, and two more tracks will be released in the next few days leading […]

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Old Monk CMJ Showcase at Cake Shop October 20th


If you’re planning to be in New York for the CMJ Music Marathon, be sure to catch Old Monk‘s CMJ Showcase at The Cake Shop on October 20th. The night is presented by Capeshok and Small Plates. Old Monk’s set time is 7pm. Tweet

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Old Monk record “Attica” on CMJ Sessions @ NYU Steinhardt


CMJ Network, NYU Steinhardt, and Old Monk recently teamed up to record an Old Monk track called “Attica” as part of CMJ Sessions @ NYU Steinhardt CMJ Sessions @ NYU – Old Monk Song from NYU Steinhardt on Vimeo. The CMJ Sessions @ NYU provides an opportunity for selected bands to record their tunes in […]

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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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