About Nudie

For Canadian-born Nudie the love of singing and playing always superseded any desire to chase a recording career, but with the encouragement of a growing fan base that gravitated toward his authentic songwriting, he decided to go solo and self-released Remember This in 2014.  He promoted the album with a string of high profile shows, including supporting Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, and wrapping up 2015 with an official showcase at the Americana Music Festival in Nashville. 
 
Nudie’s latest offering, Everything’s Different In The Night (out April 22, 2016), was recorded in Peterborough, ON with co-producer James McKenty (Blue Rodeo, Cuff The Duke).  It’s a collection of songs about relationships, and stories from the road, including “Mr. Why’d You Come To Texas”, a duet with Sylvie Smith (Evening Hymns) about not knowing how to two-step, and “Train You Took My Baby”, inspired by a trip across Canada. 
 
Other musical friends on the album include Ryan Weber (The Weber Brothers) playing mariachi-style trumpet on “I’ve Been Here Before”, and pedal steel player Chris Altmann (Tim Hicks, Michelle McAdorey).  “Any friend that I have, I’ve met through music”, says Nudie, “I’ve tried doing other things, unsuccessfully, and it always leads me back to making music.  And I’m glad”.
 
Nudie continues to captivate audiences with his upbeat and charismatic performances, with plans to tour throughout North America in 2016.
 
“A relaxed vocal style that grabs your attention with understated confidence… Nudie writes in the many shades of anguish that anticipate and result from broken hearts” – No Depression
 
"Unmistakable vocal delivery and lyrical style." – AmericanaUK
 
“One of the best of the new crop of country purists.  A gem that blends all the classic sounds of real country music, but never feels old and out of fashion.” – CBC’s Bob Mersereau

“When someone recommends an album to you and calls it a mixture of Chris Isaak and Dwight Yoakham, you sit down, shut up and listen.” – The Coast, Halifax
 
"Lyrically sublime songs" – Roctober
 
"His songwriting is strong, the arrangements tasteful, the performances tight." – Stylus Magazine
 
"This was the first album of 2014 that I fell for. Nudie combines the driest of wits with good old, dirt-kickin' country. If you missed it the first time spin it now." – Adobe & Teardrops