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Modern Dog

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Origin  Bangkok, Thailand
Website  www.moderndog.biz
Record label  Bakery Music
Years active  1994–present
Past members  Somath Bunyaratanavech
Music director  Citizen Dog

Labels  Bakery Music Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Thailand) Independent as of 2005
Albums  Café, That Song, Love Me Love My Life, Pod Pong May-T
Members  Thanachai Utchin, May-T Nojinda
Genres  Modern rock, Alternative rock
Similar  Bodyslam, Paradox, Boyd Kosiyabong, Scrubb, Groove Riders

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Modern Dog (Thai language: โมเดิร์นด็อก) is a Thai rock band, formed in 1992. They issued their first album in 1994, selling 500,000 copies. The band has issued five studio albums, selling a total of 2 million copies.

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The band's 2004 album, That Song, was produced by Tony Doogan (Belle & Sebastian, Mogwai), with the title track arranged by bassist Yuka Honda of Cibo Matto. The album also featured guest appearances by Yumiko Ohno of Buffalo Daughter and Sean Lennon. It featured three singles that went to No 1 in Thailand.

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Extending their reach beyond Thailand, Modern Dog played in Tokyo in 2003. In July–August 2006 the band toured the United States, including a show at the Knitting Factory in New York City.

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Members

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  • Thanachai "Pod" Ujjin (Thai: ธนชัย อุชชิน; rtgsThanachai Utchin) – Vocals, rhythm guitar.
  • Maetee Noijinda (Thai: เมธี น้อยจินดา; rtgsMethi Noichinda) – Guitar
  • Pawin "Pong" Suwannacheep (Thai: ปวิณ สุวรรณชีพ; rtgsPawin Suwannachip) – Drums
  • Past members
  • Somath Bunyaratavech (Thai: สมอัตถ์ บุณยะรัตเวช; rtgsSom-at Bunyarattawet) – Bass guitars
  • Sarawut Loetpanyanut (Thai: สราวุธ เลิศปัญญานุช) – Keyboards
  • History

    As a college band, Modern Dog won the Coke Music Contest in 1992. It was signed to indie label Bakery Music and was teamed with producer "Suki" Kamol Sukosol Clapp. The first album, Moderndog, was released in 1994. A local station, Fat Radio, which had then just switched to an all-indie format, continuously played the album's first single, Busaba (บุษบา), for 24 hours straight. Another song from the album, ...Before (Thai name '...ก่อน' and written by Pathomporn Pathomporn aka. Pry), is featured prominently in the soundtrack to the 2004 Thai film, Citizen Dog.

    Because of its electronic experimentation, Modern Dog has been favorably compared to Radiohead, and it actually served as the opening act for the British band in 1994 at a concert in MBK Center in Bangkok.

    The band took a four-year break after its second album in 1997, Cafe, with founding bass player, Somath "Bob" Bunyaratanavech, leaving the band, and Pod taking time off to do some business abroad. Dispelling fears that the band had broken up, Modern Dog was back in the studio in 2001 to record its third album, Love Me Love My Life. The band then embarked on a national tour, with Bob temporarily rejoining on bass. Since then, the bass-player slot in the band has been filled by a rotating roster of players.

    Modern Dog has since been hailed as the leader of Thailand's indie and rock music scene, paving the way for such bands as Loso, Big Ass, Bodyslam and Silly Fools. After more than 10 years with Bakery Music (which was sold to Sony BMG Music Entertainment in 2001), Modern Dog has left the label and plans to release albums on its own label.

    Along with its appearances in the United States in 2006, Modern Dog performed on July 28–30 in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts production of a rock opera adaptation of the Ramakien national epic, along with Sek Loso and other Thai artists.

    In October 2006, in appearances at music festivals in Bangkok, the band unveiled new songs for a forthcoming album. Their fifth album, Ting Nong Noy was released in September 2008 under its own label Moderndog Co., Ltd.

    Studio albums

    Discography

    Moderndog-Soem Sukhaphap

    Released April 10, 1994

    Cafe

    Released February 2, 1997

    Love Me Love My Life

    Released July 26, 2001

    That Song

    Released: October 12, 2004

    Ting Nong Noy

    Released: September 9, 2008

    The Very Common of Moderndogcumentary

    Live concert album released March 28, 2003

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    Live concert DVD released September 2004

    Hit You – Ultimate Collection

    Compilation released in 2005

    Wake Up At Ten

    Live concert DVD/VCD released October 28, 2005, from 10th anniversary concert on May 21, 2005 at Huamak Indoor Stadium, Bang Kapi.

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    Songs

    Today - Last YearPod Pong May-T · 2016
    Roop Mai LorCafé · 1997
    TimCafé · 1997

    References

    Modern Dog Wikipedia


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