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Monnone Alone – The Business World

Monnone Alone is Mark Monnone, best known as the bass player and co-songwriter in Australian band The Lucksmiths.  This song ‘The Business World’ is taken from the upcoming Monnone Alone debut full-length “Together At Last,” due out on May 24th via The Lost And Lonesome Recording Co..  The album was recorded at Marlborough Farms, Brooklyn and Sheahan Drive, Melbourne 2010-12. Produced by Gary Olson (The Ladybug Transistor) and Gus Franklin (Architecture in Helsinki, The Smallgoods), and features performances by his friends Kyle Forrester (Crystal Stilts) Linton (The Aislers Set), Hamish Kilgour (The Clean) and Ryan McPhun (Ruby Suns), as well as a duet with Bec Rigby of Melbourne beach party R&B favourites The Harpoons. 


Monnone Alone — The Business World


“Back in Melbourne, Monnone Alone grew to be a band with the introduction of Gus Franklin (Architecture in Helsinki, The Smallgoods) on drums and Connal Parsley (Your Wedding Night, Francis Plagne) on bass. Described by Mess+Noise as “classic indie pop with groggy vocals worthy of Stephen Pastel”, Monnone Alone’s sound has been shaped by the likes of Jonathan Richman, Television Personalities and Flying Nun.”

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The Garment District – Only Air
Video editor: Keith Tassick / Art direction: Jennifer Baron
Copyright Jennifer Baron, 2011 (BMI)

Bird Or Bat by The Garment District

From “Melody Elder,” the debut tape by The Garment District, a Pittsburgh-based new musical project of Jennifer Baron (formerly of The Ladybug Transistor). It was engineered by Kevin C. Smith (of The Artificial Sea) in the winter of 2010 in Friendship, PA, and in her home-base Golden Mountain studio, and recorded with her cousin Lucy Blehar on lead vocals, and legendary Television Personalities / Swell Maps’ member Jowe Head on bass. Bass guitar on ‘Bird Or Bat’ were recorded by Gary Olson (of The Ladybug Transistor), at Marlborough Farms in Brooklyn, NY.
Out now on Night-People Records.

STREAM :: Garment District on soundcloud and The Garment District Demos on bandcamp

Flying Circus Airport (Demo) by The Garment District


An avid crafter, Jennifer helps run Pittsburgh’s award-winning independent craft fair, Handmade Arcade, and is co-editor of Pittsburgh Signs Project: 250 Signs of Western Pennsylvania.