Three Monkeys Online

A Curious, Alternative Magazine


Andrew Lawless is the founding editor and a regular contributor to Three Monkeys Online magazine.

Be Cool

Friday, December 12th, 2014

You’ve got to be cool When you walk in And your head spins And your tongue wriggles Like a fish out of water And all the faces Are doors to strange Unknown lands You need a cigarette In your hands You’ve got to be cool When the big man Calls out your name You’ve got […]

Myles after Myles – Strabane honours Flann O’Brien

Friday, December 6th, 2013

A wonderful statue of Flann O’Brien has been unveiled in Strabane, County Tyrone as part of the collaborative Urban and Renewal Programme between Strabane and Donegal councils. O’Brien, one of Ireland’s foremost literary talents spent most of his life in Dublin, but was born in Strabane and the town has been keen to stress the […]

Efterklang premier two new videos

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Danish band Efterklang (recently interviewed in TMO here ) premier two new videos for songs from their superb Piramida album today. The videos are for the tracks Black Summer and Between the Walls.  The video releases coincide with the start of the band’s 5 week European tour – which, on their site, they suggest will […]

Nick Cave announces new live album

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have announced the release of a new live album, ‘Live from KCRW‘, which will come out at the end of November (in the US – European release date is December 2nd). The live album was recorded earlier this year at Apogee Studios in Los Angeles, in between   the Bad Seeds’ […]

Cloud Control give away acoustic version of latest album ‘Dream Cave’

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Australian band Cloud Control have put an acoustic live version of their latest album, Dream Cave, online for free download here. There are no details as to how long it’s going to be available, so we advise downloading it as soon as possible. Dream Cave has picked up various accolades in Australia, and is a […]

Dan le Sac vs Scroobius stream Replent Replenish Repeat

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

The new dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip album, Repent Replenish Repeat is being streamed (via dutch public broadcast site 3voor12). The hip-hop/spoken-word/eletronic duo’s third album was released on October 7th.

Yoko Ono and The Flaming Lips play Cheshire Cat Cry together

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

The David Letterman Show pulled off a coup last night when it paired the Yoko Ono Plastic Band with the Flaming Lips for a version of Cheshire Cat Cry. The song is from Ono’s latest album Take me to the land of Hell – the studio version includes guitar playing by Lenny Kravits. Ono and […]

Palma Violets premiere video for Rattlesnake Highway

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

London rockers Palma Violets have premiered their new video for the track Rattlesnake Highway, taken off their debut album 180 (out now on Rough Trade Records). The video, in black and white and using live footage which cements Palma Violets reputation as one of the most exciting live bands around, was directed by Douglas Hart; […]

Mountains – Come On Live Long live at the Electric Picnic 2013

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Director Myles O’Reilly, of the award winning Arbutus Yarns, whose work has included atmospheric video pieces for Irish artists like Lisa Hannigan, Glen Hansard, Villagers, and Katie Kim, has published a new video online for the up-and-coming band Come On Live Long, shot during the band’s performance at this year’s Electric Picnic festival. Dublin based […]

At-Swim-Two-Birds film put on hold

Monday, June 17th, 2013

It’s been widely reported over the last couple of years that Irish actor Brendan Gleeson is working on turning Flann O’Brien’s 1939 comic novel At-Swim-Two-Birds into a film. Gleeson took an option on the book in 2004, and has spent years working on the project. In 2011 it was reported that financing had been secured for […]