Dustin Gardner - Lead vocals, guitar, synth
Chad Kushuba - Guitar, bass, backing vocals
Mikey Brown - Bass, guitar, backing vocals
Phred Brown - Guitar, drums, backing vocals, synth
Paul Loos - drums
shoe. is an independent rock band from Detroit MI. Since 2003 they have been producing, writing, and recording original material... the very essence of independent rock. shoe., headed by Dustin Gardner and Chad Kushuba, have just completed their self titled sophomore album "shoe." which will be released by the band in Detroit Sept. 15th and in Chicago Oct. 5th.
shoe. likes to create music, and the result is an eclectic taste of what's happening in their lives, and in the world as they see it. shoe. finds inspiration in the endless sounds, clicks, and hums surrounding them. Gardner and Kushuba have played in various groups such as CKB and Three Guys Named Joe, separately, and together with The Fozzys. They are joined in their latest endeavor by Mikey Brown of Twilight Babies and Phred Brown of Phredley.
Each member of shoe. is a multi-instrumentalist playing a number of instruments in their live shows, depending on the song or arrangement. shoe.'s live show also includes a multimedia video stream on stage that is on-spot edited under the direction of Mike Ishaq and Mike McGettigan of The Fevered Egos.
The album was recorded by C. Laszlo Koltay for High Bias Recording at High Bias Studios in Detroit, MI. "shoe." was recorded through the summer and fall of 2006. When they were able to mix the album they once again teamed with co-producer C. Laszlo Koltay. Then in the spring of 2007 "shoe." was mastered by Eric Maluchnik at The Tempermill in Ferndale, MI.
The self released debut album "pack me with your clothes" is on sale now.
"pack me with your clothes"-debut album
"shoe."- self titled sophomore album