We need you for our 1st beautiful album. Music, Graphic Arts, Literary Texts and Mystery. Dare to dream! :)

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The project

Finally, the reason you heard so little about Def Monk for the past year is revealed. Yes! Everything is ready and in motion. We have been working on it for quite a while and have been dreaming about it for even longer. We are working hard on our first ever beautiful concept-album for 2017-2018.

 

Remember how it all started with our very first EP 'Belgian Groove'.

 

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Then last year a live EP for the 'Velvet Ladies' as a starter and a series of Vlogs on the creative process of 'Red velvet' you can watch and watch again here ;) And the last episode 7 to motivate you one last time to be part of the whole adventure.

 

We are happy and proud to have made it this far after all those years of concerts, sharing and projects, it is time for the ultimate project. Unique and hopefully thanks to you, achievable! The idea is quite original (we never change). You will have been used to our 'different' groove and our fused, daring universe, we are now pushing the boundaries :)

 

Have a quick cheeky look at our AMAZING timeline below :D You will see how it is all planned out. The idea is to create a website and a digital fresco on which all the characters, stories and music will be brought to live progressively... See it as a potential Musical movie, a melodic novel or a theatrical album...

 

Red Velvet Project Timeline 2016-2018

 

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The aim is to work hard as hell end of 2017 on the product itself for it to be published end of 2017/beginning 2018 with a countdown and offer you a sight along with live rewards and other goodies Winter/Spring 2018. The character pages would look something like this...

 

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For a certain amount, each Kissbanger will receive unique codes to access the website. He/She will be notified and will be able to follow each character as they appear once the site is launched. Little by little, every story, every character, every song will be offered to help you put the threads together to the tapistry until the final revelation and the link between all of them... the Story of Red velvet.

 

Thank you so much for your support, help, encouragements, interest!!! ;)

 

And a little bonus: first draft of one of the songs recorded in our rehearsal basement ;)

 

(video made by Pélé Cyiza)

 

Follow us:

https://www.facebook.com/pg/DefMonkofficial

https://twitter.com/DefMonkofficial

https://www.instagram.com/defmonkofficial/

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2k-HKkRfBWg_5l7ZyW9FOQ/videos

https://soundcloud.com/def_monk

 

With Love

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The Night was ending. It was the story of a moment, an indefinite time. On the ground, specks and broken glass. The spectators are long gone or they haven’t arrived yet. The same clean glasses and specks are also neatly displayed on the counter. All of them are waiting for a sign, change, a devastating event… And I, in this story, witness of the events former, now and beyond, spy in the shadows, of their story and the Story, I wait patiently for the hour to strike…

 

When suddenly, they looked at each other, a blinding flash cast a shadow over the fatality of their respective paths and gave life to what was asleep. The story of a moment, nothing else was to be expected.

 

Tomorrow then, a time to come, heavy, jinxed, numbed and dreamlike. But perhaps once light, beautiful and colourful? I can’t remember. Am I already owl? Here I am, guardian of time, a withering cuckoo, watching passing time, or perhaps it hasn’t happened yet. I have a feeling this scene is about to be lived and undergone hundreds and thousands of times… what is happening?

Why fund it?

As you will have noticed we are trying to minimise costs as much as possible and do the maximum ourselves. For everything else, we are counting on your immeasurable, fabtastic help! :)

 

We are investing +/- 1.500€ which will serve mainly for creating and sending the rewards. In practice the rest of the required amount will be distributed as below:

 

- Recording: ourselves

- Mixing, 1st phase: ourselves

- Producing/Studio mixing, 2nd phase: 1.500€

- Mastering: 1.000€

- Website Design + IT Marketing + online distribution: 2.550€

- KissKissBangBang Commission: €450  

 

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Not only do you get great rewards and the pleasure of reading us, viewing us and listening to us, but you also get to take part in a special project with a beautiful website to share and visit to infinity... ;D

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JTang

Singer-songwriter and leader of the band Def Monk. I split my time between London and Brussels professionally and take pride and joy in throwing in all my resources in whatever artistic endeavour I pursue. The goal is to further and further always... The Chinese-British-Swiss-French roots probably help in making me feel like I belong everywhere and... See more

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De tout cœur avec vous. Félicitations et ne lâchez rien, vous y êtes
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Allez les Def Monk ne lâchez rien!! :-D Love, Vigettuca
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Salut Jo ! On vous souhaite tout le meilleur pour ton projet et pareil pour tout votre groupe ! Allez hein les gars, courage, ça va le faire ! Gros Betch de Namur ! Coline Tom