Crystal Monkey Project
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Crystal Monkey Project

Kirkland, Washington, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2015 | SELF

Kirkland, Washington, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 2015
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Are We Enlightened Yet? - 13 songs (2021)

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Crystal Monkey Project

Have you ever heard of Don Henley, Foo Fighters, Rush, Jason Mraz, and Goo Goo Dolls? Yeah, we have, too. We like them. We don’t know them and they don’t know us; but we’ve stolen plenty of musical style ideas from them over the years. What do we sound like? Mmm…hard to say. Rock… but very melodic…with progressive leanings…and positive themes…some acoustic influences…yeah, I dunno. Let’s just say, you’ll wanna turn it up and sing with it in the car.


Chris

Rock n' Roll guitar hero, choir boy, songwriting savant...but enough about Dave Grohl. Good to have aspirations, right? When Chris isn't extolling Dave's virtues, he does his best at the guitar/singing/songwriting/producing stuff, too. It's a lot. He's exhausted much of the time, but a steady dose of sex, drugs, and rock n' roll...well, there's never been drugs, and frankly he's been married a long time, so the sex is none of your business...hmm, let's go with chocolate. A steady dose of chocolate and rock n' roll keep him energized and coming back for more.


Rob

Rob started playing drums at age 10. So, you’d think he’d be better by now. But he’s good enough. He sings harmonies with Chris, which, he says, is “fun if I didn’t have to play drums”.  He got to play some guitar on the new record. Oh, we should mention that he’s a composer for his day job. So, yea, he knows a lot, musically speaking. Probably should have kept up with the drum lessons though.


Mark

Born the son of a poor physicist, Mark began his musical journey as a seven year old pianist and followed as a sixteen year old folk guitarist. Then, after headbanging to Edvard Grieg and Tchaikovsky, gave it a go as a bass player. Serving in such well-known bands as ‘The Milk Duds’,’ Not featuring Mark Lindsey’, and several others, he joined forces with Crystal Monkey Project, cementing his decision to ‘carry the bottom’ as his true calling. He played a little synth on this record…actually, it’s a medium-sized synth.

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