Some Birds video – from The Rugs Are Alive!

The Rugs – Some Birds video released July 2010 From the Album The Rugs – Are Alive!, this album was recorded live at The Studio in Springfield, MO in February 2010

The Rugs – Are Alive!

The Rugs – Are Alive! (Live at The Studio) released July 2010 Recorded by Dan Selim at The Studio. Produced, Mixed, and Mastered by Eric Schuchmann.  Artwork by Eric Schuchmann. This album was recorded in February 2010 at The Studio in Springfield, Missouri USA. The Rugs and Matthew Darkly performed as part of  the launchContinue reading “The Rugs – Are Alive!”

Magic 8 Ball

The Rugs – Magic 8 Ball released November 2008\ All song written by Matt Dampier Recorded at The Studio in Springfield, MO. Producded, Recorded, and Mastered by Eric Schuchmann Mixed by Lou Whitney and Eric Schuchmann Appearing on this Single: Matthew Darkly – Vocals Eric Schuchmann – Guitar Richie Rebuth – Guitar Lou Whitney –Continue reading “Magic 8 Ball”


First up I’ve got some BIG shows to announce: The Guns – Thursday February 4th @ Lindberg’s (Springfield, MO) – This is part of The TAG Magazine monthly showcase. This will be The Guns first show, and first chance to buy a copy of the album. The Rugs  and Matthew Darkly – Saturday February 20thContinue reading “News UPDATE”

The Rugs – El Demo

The Rugs – El Demo never released to public All songs written by Matthew Darkly Recorded by Eric Schuchmann Appearing on these demos are: Matthew Darkly – Vocals, Guitar Eric Schuchmann – Guitar These songs were recorded post first album  pre second album. Matt and I got together at the studio one afternoon and knockedContinue reading “The Rugs – El Demo”

The Rugs turn 4!

When I was digging through our archives I found a disc of The Rugs first Demo. It was marked November 12, 2005. This is The Rugs first demo with the original line up of Matthew Darkly, Eric Schuchmann, and Jimi Schuchmann.  We used this demo to  initially get  people interested in working on an albumContinue reading “The Rugs turn 4!”

The Rugs – unreleased live audio and video

Back on January 31 2008 The Rugs played at The Patton Alley Pub in Springfield, MO for a birthday bash. We knew it was gonna be a heck of a show so we rolled audio tape to capture the event. Royalwood Video Productions filmed the set as well. You can find the video on ourContinue reading “The Rugs – unreleased live audio and video”