You Dirty Rats

You Dirty Rats


On the first track, “Until I Get it Right,” the Rats make clear what they’ve come to do. This is sturdy, masterful, midtempo rock. Colombo’s vocal is fuzzy with effects but the instrumentation is crisp and precise. The lead guitar is cool and high, the percussion snaps, the bass churns. Recorded at Echo Mountain, there are the hallmarks of stellar production: There’s a finished feel to the song, its intro and outro sharp, each instrument fleshed out, yet the coiled tension at the heart of the t


YOU DIRTY RATS are a four-piece band hailing from Asheville NC. They’re made up of Rudy Colombo (Vocals & rhythm guitar ), Stacy Moore (lead guitar), Jeff Baucom (bass) and Will Chatham (drums).

YDR’S dove head first into the talented Asheville Music Scene in June 2010, playing their first show at The Lab, which landed them a favorable review for their performance the following week in the local Mountain Xpress newspaper ( )

The Rats soon booked 2 days at Echo Mountain Studios in July to record & mix their first self titled 5 song EP. Their EP has sparked numerous reviews and a full length CD is in the works for 2011


Summer 2010 You Dirty Rats EP
recorded and mixed in 2 days, ECHO MTN ASheville NC