SUNSET RUBDOWN

Sunset Rubdown was once the moniker under which Spencer Krug released low fidelity solo recordings. The project has long since evolved into a full band, and Dragonslayer is the third full-length recorded by the whole group. Besides Krug, it features the three musicians who originally signed on: Jordan Robson-Cramer on drums, guitar and keys, Michael Doerksen on guitar and bass, and Camilla Wynne Ingr on keys, percussion and vocals. And now, for the first time, newest member Mark Nicol can be heard on bass, drums, and percussion. Sunset Rubdown's previous release on Jagjaguwar, Random Spirit Lover, was a studio-built album, in that much of it was written while recording (built up in separate layers, with almost all the vocals needing to be overdubbed). With the new album, the band wanted to try something completely different. It was a very conscious decision, and not a "natural progression." The result is an album that feels honest, natural, and straightforward. The musicianship is left in the open, unassisted by studio magic, and the songs are left to justify for themselves their own screwy pop-rock existence. Dragonslayer was recorded in the fall of 2008. Sunset Rubdown hope that the true strength of this new album is a hidden complexity that emerges slowly from within the straight production and raw musicianship, and from what sounds at first to be an only slightly skewed approach to pop. They hope it's like that one friend of yours who looks unassuming and normal, but once you get to know him it's obvious he's basically crazy.

Premiere of SUNSET RUBDOWN’S Black Swan Video

We proudly present the video for “Black Swan” by SUNSET RUBDOWN from their release Dragonslayer. Video directed by Throneboogie. Enjoy!

Marc Of SUNSET RUBDOWN Survives Lightning Strike

A few weeks ago SUNSET RUBDOWN’s Marc Nicol, aka The Nuc, was enjoying a lovely lakeside evening when – BLAMMO – Mother Nature sucker-punched the bassist by sending a cascade of electrical spitfire from the heavens straight into his back.

According to The Nuc: “My heart started back up after the electrical shock. I woke up feeling like I was suffocating and was delirious. Then I passed out for an hour, woke back up and saw the hair singed on my leg. Only then I knew.”

Good news is that he’s a-ok.
Check out the gnarly burn from the ordeal:

For those keeping score – The Nuc: 1. Gozer: 0.

We’re really happy you’re ok, Marc.

Pitchfork.tv Features SUNSET RUBDOWN Special Presentation

Watch SUNSET RUBDOWN play amidst water coolers and coffee pots as they entertain staff writers for this Pitchfork.tv special presentation. An installment of four videos includes performances of tracks from Dragonslayer, Random Spirit Lover and one from the limited edition “Introducing Moonface” 7″.

Silver Moon

You Go On Ahead (Trumpet Trumpet II)

Coming to the Dawn

Mending of the Gown

Second Wave of SUNSET RUBDOWN Dates Announced

Rounding out the European and U.S. tour dates announced last week, we are happy to announce that SUNSET RUBDOWN will make five more stops in Japan this fall. Find the full tour HERE.

Black Swan by Sunset Rubdown

Dragon's Lair by Sunset Rubdown

Up on your Leopard, Upon the End of your Feral Days by Sunset Rubdown
Winged/Wicked Things by Sunset Rubdown
Idiot Heart by Sunset Rubdown

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