Muddy Bug is a refreshing rock combo from
Tucson, Arizona. We started out as a two-person 4-track project in 1999,
leading to the 12-song City Girls in 2001. The year 2005 saw the release
of our 18-song, self-recorded full-band debut, Old Reliable.
People have compared them to the Pixies, Pavement, Blur, and the Talking
Heads, but maybe thats just because they've covered songs by those bands.
They do play a wide range of rock-n-roll, ranging from slow and pretty
ballads to breakneck punk, with various folk and golden-oldie influences
thrown in along the way.
But don't mistake them for one of those self-proclaimed "eclectic"
bands where every song ends up a jumbled fusion of crossed genres. They
tend to pick an idea and stick with it. The hot side stays hot and the
cool side cool. What ties it all together is their focus on melodic
and harmonic interplay, full chords, memorable hooks, and involving