Dog Day (band)
Dog Day in 2007. (Photo: Francesca Talone)
|Origin||Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada|
|Genres||Indie rock, Pop Music, Punk|
|Labels||Fundog, Tomlab, Outside Music, Black Mountain Music, Out Of Touch Records, Divorce Records, NOYES Records|
|Past members||KC Spidle
Beginning as Smith's solo project Hi-Firey, he was joined with Urich and began the band as a side project from their main band, The Burdocks. The duo soon changed their name to Dog Day when another husband and wife pair, KC Spidle and Crystal Thili, joined the band. The band released its debut EP, Thank You in 2005, initially on homemade CD-Rs and later in a rerelease on Out of Touch Records. They were subsequently signed to German label Tomlab.
They released their debut full length, Night Group, in 2007 on Tomlab, and followed up with Concentration in 2009  which was mixed and produced by John Agnello at Water Music Recording in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Spidle subsequently left the band following his divorce from Thili, and was temporarily replaced by Rob Shedden. Shedden left the band to focus on Long Long Long, and original members Urich and Smith recorded released a third album as a duo. Deformer, was released on their own label, Fundog in 2011.
In late 2012, the duo released a fourth album called Fade Out. It was recorded at their home studio seeing Spidle, Michael Catano and Dale Fahey play as guest musicians. After the release, the duo toured joined with Mark Grundy on bass and Seamus Dalton on drums. The record held the number one position on nation college charts for two months.
- 2007 - Night Group
- 2009 - Concentration
- 2011 - Deformer
- 2013 - Fade Out
- 2005 - Thank You
- 2007 - Borden Sessions/See You Later (split release with Husband and Knife)
- 2009 - Elder Schoolhouse
- 2007 - "Oh Dead Life"
- 2007 - "Lydia"
- Music of Canada
- Canadian rock
- List of Canadian musicians
- List of bands from Canada
- Category:Canadian musical groups
- "Dog Day". Spin, August 8, 2007.
- Dog Day at Allmusic.
- "Dog Day focuses on new album, Concentration". The Coast, April 30, 2009.
- "Dog Day lingers loudly after loss". Toronto Star, October 5, 2011.
- "Shows that rocked Toronto last week". NOW, November 11, 2009.
- "Dog Day’s stripped-down sound". The Coast, July 28, 2011.
- "Dog Day Put Down". Exclaim!, December 2013.
- "Earshot Top 200" !earshot, January 2014.
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