Posted in music | tour dates on May 20, 2013

by Bill Pearis

Old Monk

Local indie rockers Old Monk are busy finishing the follow-up to 2012's Birds of Belize, a record that should be out in early 2014. Meanwhile, the band have a stopgap single out now on Eenie Meenie, the very catchy "Seymour." We've got the premiere of its video in this post. Using 8-bit graphics it works in references to Pitfall!, plus a slew of classic films (Safety Last, Annie Hall, The Good, the Bad & the Ugly to name three) and was directed/animated by Josh Carrafa who you may know from his Music History Gifs website. You can check it out below.

Old Monk also have a few NYC shows coming up: June 8 at Knitting Factory with The Vansaders, The Marshmallows and The Brooklyn What (tix); then June 18 at Cameo; and June 28 at Ludlow St. club Leftfield. Those dates are listed, along with that video, below.

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Old Monk - "Seymour"

Old Monk - 2013 dates
6/8 - Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory
6/18 - Brooklyn, NY @ Cameo Gallery
06/28 - New York, NY @ Leftfield

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Comments (3)

White Stripes did this a decade ago, no?

Posted by Anonymous | May 20, 2013 2:38 PM

no but Junior Senior did

Posted by Anonymous | May 20, 2013 3:50 PM

Has anyone ever invaded as the monk but intentionally dressed as the npc version? Gloom armor with claws and such. Would be pretty freaking funny if someone did.

Posted by Striff | September 30, 2014 3:26 PM

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