Tag Archives: Mike Bell

75 hours in the exurbs of Atlanta… The Monkey Power Trio’s 22nd day/year as a band

This past weekend marked the 22nd meeting of my one-day-a-year pseudo-band, the Monkey Power Trio. For those of you who might not be familiar with our origin story, it all began back in 1995 with a promise between old friends one hot, summer afternoon in Brooklyn. On the spur of the moment, we’d decided to […]

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Monkey Power Trio 21… 60 hours in the Cleveland suburbs with a bullhorn

The weekend before last marked the 21st meeting of my one-day-a-year pseudo-band, the Monkey Power Trio. For those of you who might not be familiar with our origin story, it all began back in 1995 with a promise between old friends one hot, summer afternoon in Brooklyn. On the spur of the moment, we’d decided […]

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Open Thread… “look into my eyes and tell me that everything’s going to be alright” edition

Remember how, a few days ago, I told you that my high-school-bully-turned-bandmate, Mike, in an attempt to make me feel even worse about myself than I already do, had relentlessly fucked with a photo of me until I had inch-deep wrinkles and sunken black holes where my eyes should have been? Well, my friend Patty, […]

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The Monkey Power Trio: famous for fifteen people

I got interviewed a while back by a website called, appropriately enough, Famous for 15 People. They wanted to talk about the one-day-a-year band that I’m in, the Monkey Power Trio, and our most recent record, Tearing Down the Parthenon. The podcast is now available online. Enjoy.

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Monkey Power Trio in Vancouver

Last night, I was interviewed by a Vancouver radio station about my one-day-a-year band, the Monkey Power Trio. You can hear the whole thing here.

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