» Edit Band Information
» Edit Albums

» Add a Review
» Add an Album
» Add MP3
» Add News

The Dudes

The Dudes are a Canadian indie rock band, formed in 1996 in Calgary, Alberta. Dan Vacon is The Dudes' major creative force in the band. The group also includes guitarist Bob Quaschnick, drummer Scott Ross and newest member and bassist Brady Kirchner.

Critics have likened their musical style to Modest Mouse, although band members cite their influences as The Flaming Lips, The Descendents, Joel Plaskett, Thrush Hermit and Weezer.

The Dudes gained popularity in Calgary both for their lo-fi approach to recording and releasing albums and for their live stage-show. On ...read more

The Dudes are a Canadian indie rock band, formed in 1996 in Calgary, Alberta. Dan Vacon is The Dudes' major creative force in the band. The group also includes guitarist Bob Quaschnick, drummer Scott Ross and newest member and bassist Brady Kirchner.

Critics have likened their musical style to Modest Mouse, although band members cite their influences as The Flaming Lips, The Descendents, Joel Plaskett, Thrush Hermit and Weezer.

The Dudes gained popularity in Calgary both for their lo-fi approach to recording and releasing albums and for their live stage-show. On their album, Brain Heart Guitar, they worked with Calgary producer Russ Broom, and released the album in 2006 on the LoadMusic record label.

Their music has been played on major Canadian music stations, university radio and CBC Radio 3, and the group has played at North by Northeast, COCA and Canadian Music Week. They have toured throughout Canada, Europe and the United States.

Their song "Dropkick Queen of the Weekend" was heard across Canada in 2006, having been featured in a Rogers Wireless advertising campaign.

On January 12, 2007 they released a single from Brain Heart Guitar, "Do the Right Thing". The music video was filmed at Webber Academy, a private school in Calgary, in the summer of 2006.

In June 2009 their latest album, Blood Guts Bruises Cuts was released in Canada. The latest single to be released in late 2009 is "The Girl Police". The bulk of the record Blood Guts Bruises Cuts was Produced and Recorded by Jeff Dawson and Mixed by Mike Fraser.



« hide

Similar Bands: Modest Mouse, Arcade Fire, Attack In Black, The Pants Situation, Dojo Workhorse

LPs
Blood Guts Bruises Cuts
2009

3.8
10 Votes
Brain Heart Guitar
2006

4.1
21 Votes
EPs
Barbers, Thieves and Bartenders
04/07/2012

3.5
1 Votes

Music Lists
01.17.14  Cool Albums With Under 50 Ratings02.11.13  100 Indie Albums
08.14.12  (shut) Up The Punx!!!06.03.12  It's Been A Long Time!
05.15.12  Bands I'm Seeing Within The Next Mo05.11.12  Co To Or
05.05.12  Blame Canada03.17.12  St. Patricks Day
02.01.12  Drunken Canadian Digs12.25.11  Merry Christmas Sputnik
11.22.11  Users I Miss08.26.11  It's Finally Time
08.19.11  Itunes Wiped My Music08.16.11  Today Was A Fun Day
07.26.11  A Spec-tacular List05.12.11  The Soundtrack To An Awesome Night
03.17.11  Drinking Irish Tonight01.10.11  Look How Fucking Elite I Am
12.19.10  Surprise Gems12.07.10  I Dont Always Sleep
» More Lists (32)

Contributors: Modern, ispamyou, Spec,

FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2013 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Privacy Policy