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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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Recapping 2013: Old Monk, A Year in Review

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NY based rock trio Old Monk stayed busy pretty this year with a handful of tracks for 2013. The band released 4 singles for their digital singles series, 3 music videos animated by singer/guitarist Josh Carrafa, and topped off the year with an original track for the 2013 Eenie Meenie Holiday Mix. We’ve gathered up […]

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Free Download: Eenie Meenie Holiday Mix 2013

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Season’s Greetings! We’ve put together a little Holiday Mix featuring new recordings from Blue-Eyed Son, Goldenboy, Old Monk, From Bubblegum To Sky, and Twisty (Tsugumi of Old Monk). It’s a free download on soundcloud or bandcamp. Tweet

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Old Monk “Volcanic Prisons” video premieres on Diffuser

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Old Monk have released a new music video for their latest single “Volcanic Prisons”. The 8-bit animated adventure premiered yesterday on Diffuser “Based in Brooklyn, Old Monk is a trio specializing in a kind of jangly indie-pop that also carries a raw spirit that brings to mind those classic garage rock 45s of the late […]

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Tumblr Music Video Generator changes world.

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Dude whoa. There is a Tumblr Music Video Generator, and it’s probably not safe for those with epilepsy. First, you select from a variety of themes like glitchgifs, rhombus-fruit, rapgifs, weird-n-rad, and my personal favorite: iheartcatgifs, then drop any mp3 into the page to watch as the images are spliced to the beat of the […]

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Old Monk “Volcanic Prisons” premieres at Big Takeover

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The 4th and final track of Old Monk’s digital single series “Volcanic Prisons” has premiered over at Big Takeover Magazine today. The track will be available on iTunes, Spotify, Bandcamp etc. on Tuesday. Old Monk’s 2nd album is dropping early next year. Tweet

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Free limited Old Monk posters available at CMJ Showcases

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Old Monk will be giving away these sweet new posters at their CMJ shows later this week. Posters are double sided, featuring these vertical and horizontal designs in the 8-bit style of their recent music videos. They are playing Thursday 10/17 at Union Hall (info) and on Friday 10/18 at The Rock Shop (info) Tweet

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Old Monk CMJ 2013 Showcases

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THU 10.17 – UNION HALL: 702 Union St. Brooklyn, NY CMJ 2013 GREEN ROOM MUSIC SOURCE AND JETPACK PROMOTIONS PRESENT: OLD MONK, COLD BLOOD CLUB, ENEMY PLANES, VIC AND GAB, JUSTON STENS & THE GET REAL GANG, BENJAMIN CARTEL 7pm Doors / 7:30pm Show / $8 ADV / $10 DOS Advance Tickets / Facebook Event […]

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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 Bandcamp, iTunes and streaming on Spotify Tweet

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Old Monk “Fowl and Foe” video premiere on Diffuser

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Old Monk’s new 8-bit animated “Fowl and Foe” video premiered the other day on Diffuser! Brooklyn rockers Old Monk aren’t huge fans of cheesy, live-action music videos. So they set about animating their own tunes through 8-bit MS Paint-style masterpieces. Singer Josh Carrafa (who just so happens to be the brains behind Music History Gifs) […]

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