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armchair prophets

Listen To The New Album!

The brand new album Armchair Prophets by Shu, available everywhere!

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42 degrees

Shu Year’s Eve – 12/31/21

Our (almost) post-COVID NYE show 12/31/21 42 Degrees 206 Glen Street Glens Falls, NY

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the strand

The Strand, Hudson Falls NY – 11-25-18

We perform “Kid” live at a benefit for our dear late friend, Pat Nolan. The Strand Theater is a fantastic venue in Hudson Falls, lovingly restored by our buddy Jonathan Newell, and a few thousand of his closest friends.

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End of the World Party – Gug’s, Glens Falls, NY – 12/21/12

The Mayans predicted that on December 21, 2012, Shu would play at Glens Falls’ legendary hole in the wall, Gug’s.

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hudson river music hall

Hudson River Music Hall – Hudson Falls, NY – 11/10/12

This was a fun show. A whole lotta friends hanging out in an old brick building in Hudson Falls at a BYOB rocker. Great night.

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Asgaard Farm – Ausable Forks, NY – 8/18/08

Volume 2 of our “Boots 4 Iggy” series. All proceeds go to the Friday family to help in Iggy Friday’s battle with Leukemia. In 2008, North Country Public Radio (NCPR, Canton, New York) put out an album of various regional acts. Shu …

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NCPR Session – Lake George, NY – 10/4/07

In 2007, North Country Public Radio recently chose Shu from a pool of thousands to be featured on their “Upnorth Music” album, radio show, and concert series. The three songs on this disc were recorded for that project on October 4 2007 in Lake Geor…

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The Lagoon – Glens Falls, NY – July 2004

This show came during a quiet period for the band. Our friend Mark Elmendorf opened a new bar in our hometown, so we took that as a cue to get back on stage. A slow simmer followed that continues to build to this day. This was a very rock & roll…

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Self-Titled Album – 2001

This album signaled the return of Shu after a 3-year hiatus. Recorded in 2000 and released in 2001, it debuted some very cool new tunes and brought some live favorites to the studio. Matty had not yet rejoined the band. That would happen in 2005.

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STEMStock – August 2000

For years, local band STEM held a big three-day party. We were the last act at STEMstock in 2000. It was early in the afternoon on Sunday. Most of the hippies were in their tents sleeping off massive hangovers.

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Cool Canine Sessions – Summer 1997

This was a weird time in the band. Todd and Bry had both quit. We were playing as a four-piece with our buddy Dan Doyle on the bass. We made a failed attempt at recording a follow-up to our 1995 album “Fanagalo.” These recordings were al…

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Bull & Beer House – Plymouth, NY – 8/31/96

Some random tracks from 1996 gigs. Mostly from the Bull & Beer House. A lot more like these on the way.

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Valentine’s – Albany, NY – 8/22/96

This was the first of two benefit albums we released in support our dear friend Chris Friday’s family as his son Iggy battled leukemia. Recorded live @ the legendary Valentine’s in Albany, NY on August 22, 1996, this was at the peak of S…

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Fanagalo – 1996

This is the debut album, and probably the recording that our fans know best. This record and the story behind its making is now the stuff of legend.

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Acoustic @ Backdoor Cafe – Glens Falls, NY – 12/23/1995

This was a release party for “Fanagalo”. We played our only an acoustic show at a local coffee shop. Some songs have survived.

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CBGB – NYC – 12/13/95

Early in our road career, we played at CBGB. That was really cool

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Sweetfish Demo – 1994

A year before “Fanagalo“, we made this demo. It was recorded at the same studio as that record, Sweetfish Studios in Argyle, NY (now SkyFall). This demo was produced and recorded by Sweetfish owner, Rees Shad. The recording is most signi…

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Danced With Your Mother – Live at Freddy’s on Elm St, Glens Falls, NY – 1994

This is the first recording we released to the public. Fun fact, Bryan Mull had not yet joined the band. However, he is the recording engineer here.

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The Mato Demo – 1993

This is as old-school as it gets. This is Shu before we really did anything at all. We recorded and mixed these 9 songs in a marathon 24-hour session at Sweetfish Studios in Argyle, NY with our dear friend Matt (“Mato”) D’Ambrosio …

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