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Tripmaster Monkey New Record ‘My East Is Your West’ Due August 6!

August 5th, 2019

Tripmaster Monkey, one of the most commercially and creatively successful bands in Quad-Cities music history, will release its first album in more than two decades, “My East Is Your West,” in record stores and online stores and sites on August 6. The group — guitarist and singer Jamie Toal, singer Chris Bernat, drummer Marty Reyhons, and bassist Wes Haas — is not signed to a label and has released the record independently. The disc is already available for streaming on Spotify. “It’s been great, the album has been a lot of fun to put together, and it’s just been... Read More

The Long Strange Trip Of Tripmaster Monkey

August 5th, 2019

Tripmaster Monkey released its first album in over 20 years, “My East Is Your West,” this week, and like the veering navigation implied by the title, it’s been a strange trek of various directions for the members over the past few decades back to their current reunion. At their mid-’90s peak, Tripmaster were signed to Sire and Elektra Records, had a video, “Shutters Closed,” on MTV, were part of a soundtrack to a major motion picture, “Naked In New York,” and played everywhere from London clubs to New York and Los Angeles. The band parted amicably... Read More

Preview The New Tripmaster Monkey Album!

April 16th, 2019

Tripmaster Monkey has dropped a number of previews and snippets from the group’s upcoming new album, its first disc of new material in over 20 years. The group — Jamie Toal, Wes Haas, Chris Bernat and Marty Reyhons — was signed to Sire and Elektra Records in the ’90s, releasing three discs, “Faster Than Dwight,” “Goodbye Race” and “Practice Changes.” The latest album, which is set for release in September, in conjunction with a live gig Sept. 27 at Davenport’s Redstone Room, is as yet untitled. Guitarist, singer and songwriter Jamie... Read More

Tripmaster Monkey Kickstarting New Record Due In Late September

March 28th, 2019

Tripmaster Monkey, one of the most commercially and creatively successful bands in Quad-Cities music history, has reunited to begin recording a new album, and has begun a kickstarter campaign to get fans involved in the process and raise money for the project. The group — guitarist and singer Jamie Toal, singer Chris Bernat, drummer Marty Reyhons, and bassist Wes Haas — is not signed to a label and is recording the disc locally with producer Patrick Stolley, who also co-produced the album “Practice Changes” with the band. The album is tentatively slated for release in the fall,... Read More

Tripmaster Monkey Reunited For New Record

September 20th, 2018

Tripmaster Monkey, one of the most commercially and creatively successful bands in Quad-Cities music history, has reunited to begin recording a new album. The group — guitarist and singer Jamie Toal, singer Chris Bernat, drummer Marty Reyhons, and bassist Wes Haas — is not signed to a label and plans on releasing the record independently, sources with the band said. There are no release dates or indications of when the band plans on debuting any new material, but producer Patrick Stolley and drummer Marty Reyhons both posted on social media today about the recording sessions. Tripmaster was... Read More

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