Busy, Busy, Busy…

December 20, 2013

Busy week here at the 3 Monkeys shop. Sent out an amp and a custom cabinet to Jacob Petersen (with Steve Miller), a proto Orangutan Jr to Justin Sharbono of Soul Asylum, and an Orangutan with a long tank reverb mod to Jim James of My Morning Jacket.

Video demo of the Organ Grinder & Sock Monkey 18/12

November 27, 2013

Our dealer Tommy’s Guitar Shop, sent us a link to this amazing demo by one of their employees David Curtis. David plays all of the instruments heard on the demo. He is one talented musician! Wow, thanks guys.

Brad Whitford on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

November 20, 2013

Brad sat-in with The Roots last night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Brad rocked a Sock Monkey 18/12, that he later presented to Jimmy as a gift. Watch the full episode here.

Butch Walker’s Orangutan Jr.

November 04, 2013

Built up in the midst of preparing for the Nashville Amp Expo, a new smaller/simpler Orangutan combo, code named Orangutan Jr. We covered this one to match Butch’s gold/black themed stage. Look for this to become a permanent model soon (with a new cabinet look) and catch it in action on tour with Butch.


3 Monkeys Goes Racing

August 29, 2013

Chuck Wilson, owner of 3 Monkeys dealer Studio 637 recently raced to a 4th place finish in the Gorman Rally, with 3 Monkeys on-board in the form of a sticker behind each rear wheel. Thanks for the support Chuck!!

Grease Monkey II review in Gitarre & Bass

August 20, 2013

The August issue of Germany’s Guitarre & Bass features and in-depth review of the Grease Monkey II. Get your copy now. Special thanks to ProGuitar for loaning the amp for review.

Sock Monkey 18/12 Demo Videos

July 19, 2013

Check out our new demo videos with Mike Krause (The Third Expression, Crush) spanking his Tele through the higher headroom and 12″ Celestion equipped Sock Monkey 18/12.

Grease Monkey II on Guitarist Magazine Cover!!

June 28, 2013

This just in from our UK dealer Tone World, a purple Grease Monkey II graces the cover of issue 370 of the UK’s Guitarist magazine. Review on page 60. Available on newsstands and iTunes Bookstore today.

Greg Howard featured in The Loop Magazine #4

June 21, 2013

I got a call a few weeks ago from my friend Jim Dalrymple, proprietor of The Loop, asking if I could write a short story about my time touring with Jimmy Page & The Black Crowes. You can download The Loop Magazine on the App Store and start your free 7-day trial when you subscribe.

Top 5 Winners in the Six String Riff Off

May 06, 2013

Congratulations to our winner Marko!! He walks away with a 3 Monkeys Organ Grinder amp, and prizes from DLS Effects, Mojo Hand FX, V-PicksSuper-Vee, Mojotone, and D’Addario. Check out the rest of the Top 5 here.

Six String Riff Off Top Ten Finalists

April 15, 2013

The Six String Riff Off is closed, and the top ten finalists are being voted on by our celebrity panel of judges. See who made it to the top here. And catch the announcement of the winners after April 30th, now May 6th due to schedule conflicts.

Steve Stevens in Guitar Interactive Magazine

April 05, 2013

Well, he’s done it again, Steve Stevens is in the latest Guitar Interactive magazine. Great interview and video, with his trusty Orangutan on the rack behind him. Don’t forget Steve is one of our celebrity judges for thesixstringriffoff.com. Enter today!!