Chris Cornell

I was on my way to the studio tonight when a good friend sent me a text. I though it was a hoax. I hoped it was... but it wasn't.

Chris Cornell and his music had an immense impact…


Last night

Spent last night in the studio, follow the One Proud Monkey Instagram account and you’ll get all the behind the scenes you can handle… probably… you’ll hear a few snippets of new songs there too 

Time flies in that…


The bands that paved the road

Peppernose Wash 

The F&$ks 

Clap Anyway 


Lemin Yellow Sun 

Boris & the Unit Breakers 

Double Allergic 




The Bends 


Breaking Jade 

Act 33 


Writing for the world 

Did you ever listen to Linkin Park? Do you still? I only ask because I've been watching the controversy unfold recently about them teaming up with so called "pop" songwriters to work on their new album. In the interviews the…


Studio flashback

I always wanted to write songs, I didn't know how or who I needed to help me but it always seemed like a cool thing to do. I was always flipping through liner notes looking for songwriting credits, reading lyrics…

The Olden Days

The band is in the studio at the moment and one of the songs we’re working on is called Olden Days. The song is inspired, well the title at least, by a conversation I had with a student when I…

You Can’t Stop Progress

One of the best surprises you can get in the studio is to open something you’ve been working on to find that not only is it more complete than you thought, but that it sounds better than you remember. 

Scratch Tracks

We put out a couple of songs in the last few months but tonight the time came to get to starting to get to the rest... Some great feedback from the past few gigs on a bunch of new songs…