Blue-Eyed Son releases new single and video “Further Ya Go” feat. Chan Mika

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Blue-Eyed Son releases his new single “Further Ya Go” as well as a video featuring the talents of Japanese vocalist CHAN-MIKA, producer Ryoji Saito, Gnkosai on drums, Adachi “PANIC” Soichiro on guitar and Masashi Umeda on bass.

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Created jointly by American singer/songwriter Andrew Heilprin, a.k.a Blue-eyed Son, and his special guests from Japan, “Further Ya Go” started out as a travel song with a message that no matter where you drift on the waves of time, your friends, family, and memories will always go with you.  Andrew tinkered around with the song for a couple years but didn’t finish writing it until one night at a venue called BB Street in Yokohama, Japan. At the end of the night, Andrew asked the other artists to jam an encore with him and when he began playing the “Further Ya Go” chord progression, these magically talented Japanese friends rocked out the best live jam version of the song he had ever heard.    

Upon returning home to Venice, CA, Andrew began trading files with his new friends and bringing the song to life. Recording remotely with artists all over the world isn’t anything new, but after hearing the initial mix and reflecting on the process, Andrew remarked that indeed as the song says, “the further ya go, the closer ya get.”

Listen: iTunes / Bandcamp / Spotify

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Old Monk release new single “Shifting the Earth”

Listen to Old Monk’s spazzy new single “Shifting the Earth.” It was premiered today by ThrdCoast, “The track really speaks to what these guys do best, offering a pinch of a pop hook and immediately undermining it with an antsy, off-kilter energy…” (read more)

Old Monk’s Northeast Coast Tour, supporting Dressy Bessy, starts tonight!

02/10 – Boston, MA @ Atwood’s Tavern
02/11 – New York, NY @ Bowery Electric
02/13 – Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle
02/15 – Washington, DC @ Gypsy Sally’s
02/16 – Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter

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Video: Afternoons “Wrong Again, Brian” (12-part series)

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Things get a little weird and a little messy when Brian Canning and Steven Scott of Afternoons hang out in the “Wrong Again, Brian” video series directed by Dustin Michael (Habits) and Afternoons.

Watch below or at Eenie Meenie’s YouTube Channel.

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Video: Afternoons “Wrong Again, Brian” (parts 1-4)

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Check out these vignettes from Afternoons. These are the first 4 of 12. Keep an eye on the YouTube playlist updated here.

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Watch: Afternoons Record Release Show @ El Cid (10.17.14)

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Old Monk “Posing as Love” Preorder Specials

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Old Monk’s sophomore album Posing as Love is out June 10th! Check out our preorder package deals below, available to order now.

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Posing as Love – Tote Package
Old Monk “Posing as Love” LP (pink vinyl)
Album download card
PAL sticker + button + 11×17″ poster
Silk-screened Old Monk tote bag
$14 + discounted shipping
click to order

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Posing as Love & Birds of Belize – Tote Package
Old Monk “Posing as Love” LP (pink vinyl)
Old Monk “Birds of Belize” LP (yellow vinyl)
Album download cards
PAL sticker + button + 11×17″ poster
BOB sticker + button + 11×17″ poster
Silk-screened Old Monk Tote Bag
$25 + shipping
click to order

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May 6: Afternoons, Timothy James, Charlie Wadhams @ The Satellite

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The Satellite presents

Timothy James (The Movies
Afternoons
Charlie Wadhams

Tue, May 6, 2014
Doors: 8:30 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

The Satellite
1717 Silverlake Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026

$10 / 21+

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Jan 24: Afternoons @ Satellite w/ Spirit Vine, Burning of Rome, Rayne Family

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Friday Jan 24th at The Satellite

Afternoons
Spirit Vine
The Burning of Rome
The Rayne Family

9PM / $10 / 21+

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Old Monk release new single “Volcanic Prisons”

Old Monk are concluding the year with ‘Volcanic Prisons’, the 4th and final track in their digital singles series. The new prog-punk mind-melting garage rocker was premiered by Big Takeover Magazine on Friday. Singer/guitarist, Josh Carrafa directed the  8-bit animated video for the song which is coming soon. He provides the back story:

One day I was thinking about how crazy volcanoes are. The fact that liquid earth shoots out of holes on the earth’s surface is amazing, really. Then I thought about how it would suck to be thrown in to the mouth of a volcano. Then I wrote a song about a sailor who crashes into an island and gets captured by robots who try and throw him into a volcano but he gets saved by animals at the last second.”

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Old Monk premiere new single “Mages”

The Big Takeover has premiered “Mages”, the 3rd track in Old Monk’s digital singles series. Look out for the new music video coming soon. “Mages” is also available on BandcampiTunes and streaming on Spotify

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