Extracurricular Activities

ON THE SIDE: This week Monkey School examines the irresistible pull of the musical side-project. We celebrate those intrepid artists who dare to break free of the formulas of the established acts to try something new and different. While the results don’t often warrant the abandonment of one’s day job, it gives fans a sense of their versatility. So join us as we visit some strange and fascinating interludes in the careers of a few of our favorite musicians.

Pinhead Gunpowder – New Blood
The Mopes – I Don’t Know How To Say Goodbye
The Amps – Like A Briar
Tom Tom Club – The Man With The 4-Way Hips
Visiting Kids – Trilobites
Future Bible Heroes – Losing Your Affection
The Creatures – Broken
The Glove – Mouth To Mouth
The Good The Bad And The Queen – Herculean
Postal Service – Be Still My Heart
Billy Bragg and Wilco – California Stars
The Knitters -Dry River
Chitlin’ Fooks – Seen It All
Latin Playboys – Forever Night Shade Mary

Opening theme: The Mopes – Hula Hoop
Background song: The Pyronauts – Pie
Closing them: Wolfgang Kaltenbach – Party Shaker

Download: Monkey School 07

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