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Spencer Krug

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Spencer Krug is a singer, songwriter and keyboardist for the indie rock band Wolf Parade, as well as Sunset Rubdown, Swan Lake and Frog Eyes.

Born and raised in Penticton, British Columbia, Krug moved to Victoria, British Columbia where he became a founding member of the indie rock band Frog Eyes. Later, he moved to Montreal, Quebec where he formed Wolf Parade alongside fellow songwriter and singer Dan Boeckner in April of 2003. Wolf Parade’s first show was opening for the Arcade Fire in 2003. In July 2005, Krug released the self-recorded Sunset Rubdown album Snakes Got a Leg. Apologies to the Queen Mary, Wolf Parade’s debut album, was produced by Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock and released on Seattle indie label Sub Pop on September 27 2005. Also in 2005, he contributed to the UNICEF benefit song, “Do They Know It’s Hallowe’en?” along with Dan Boeckner. Originally a solo project, Sunset Rubdown expanded in the fall of 2005 and spring of 2006 to include Camilla Wynn Ingr of Pony Up!, Jordan Robson-Cramer of XY Lover, and Michael Doerksen. This new line-up released its first collaborative effort, the band’s second LP, Shut Up I Am Dreaming, in May 2006. Krug rejoined Frog Eyes as their keyboardist in the spring of 2006.

Krug recorded material for the indie rock supergroup Swan Lake alongside Destroyer’s Dan Bejar and Frog Eyes’ Carey Mercer. The group released their debut album, Beast Moans, on November 21st 2006 through Jagjaguwar.

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