Pick of the week: Monkey – Agents of Change?

Just found this excellent article about Monkey by Steve Palopoli on metroactive.com.

San Jose’s Monkey have a message for a new era

BARACK OBAMA: the ska president? That’s what it seems like to Curtis Meacham, guitarist, vocalist and head songwriter for San Jose’s longtime ska band Monkey. In the final days of the Bush administration, he explains, the music’s popularity was at an all-time low.

“We’ve been through some pretty rough times, where people just expressed their desire to either not be in the band or to not continually beat (more…)