THE BANANA MONKEYS are truly one of the most cursed, yet fascinating idol groups happening at the moment.

Let’s get the good news out of the way. A new EP, Good bye, Hello, coming in just a few weeks!

Yes! Label is not bad is already a candidate for Album Of The Year 2018, and I liked their recent digital singles too, so I’m pretty dang excited about this. So much so that I haven’t even watched this trailer so my first reactions upon listening to the whole thing can be genuine (aka so that if I do a sleepy review of this it gets the kind of weirdness that this group deserves).

“But Kerrie”, I hear you cry. “Didn’t they add a fifth member recently? Why are there only four of them?”

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When You Friday Fun to Make Ends Meet

Summer is almost over! Thank god. No offence to those of you who love summer, but I just can’t handle the sweat, bugs and hayfever, so I’m hyped for autumn. Plus, we’ve got the new Necroma album in autumn! Am I rambling? Sorry. On with last week’s Fun highlights:

It’s no secret that many idols, especially underground idols, have to work secondary jobs to make ends meet. As Pour Lui has shown, even big names don’t normally make that much compared to most western celebrities. So this week, we come up with some adequate side jobs for those idols who might need a little extra help lining their pockets this week. After all, being an idol can provide you with a variety of unexpected skills for any career path! This week’s hashtag is #IdolSideJobs and lets hope our oshis don’t really need to apply to one of those.

(Update: Surprisingly, this was actually written before this other thing that I’m writing about happened. Seriously!)