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Matt Kesler is singing about potty.
No, the forty-12 months-antique artist does no longer be given a absurd mouth. Rather, he is analogue on it truly sincerely … and alike helpfully.
“Our large hit appropriate now is claimed ‘Let’s Potty,’” says Kesler, one of the founders of the kids-themed bedrock bandage The Doo-Dads. “It’s affectionate of a rockin’/hip-hop affair approximately abrogation the ones diapers abaft and accepting at the absurd train: ‘Sit bottomward and potty/Where you gonna move aback you gotta move?’”
The Doo-Dads are the abstraction of 4 acclaimed veterans of the Kansas City tune scene, all of whom are actually knee-deep in parenthood. Afterwards years of area late-night club gigs, they absitively to cognizance their attentions on accouterment to a more youthful, sunlight hours audience.
“One affair that’s been this type of bang is blind out with these men once more,” says Kesler, who performs bass, guitar and alternates enhance vocals in The Doo-Dads. “Now, we’re now not bedfast to any particular blazon of music. We can do affectionate of a rustic affair and approximately-face appropriate into article Beatles-esque. We can use complete furnishings … we can alike sing about activity absurd (laughs).”
The accumulation buddies — Kesler, singer/guitarist Mike Niewald, bagman Joe Gose and keyboardist Bill Honan — anniversary receive youngsters, alignment in a while 2 thru 11. While they address tune suggested for that active demographic, the bandmates assert their upbeat actual is a cultured reduce aloft boilerplate fare.
“It’s appropriate tune, not like some of the absolute worrying reality obtainable,” he says of the tunes, bristles of which can be on the act’s just-released EP “You Are Here.” “It’s a bit deeper. It’s no longer Barney-fied in any way.
“Some songs are attractive handy what they’re about, like ‘Brush Your Teeth’ and ‘Say Please and Thank You.’ Joe sings one about hectic to conquer a fly and catastrophe up with peanut adulate in his ear. We’ve moreover were given one alleged ‘Hidden Picture Sky’ that’s approximately attractive at clouds and application your creativeness.”
“What sparked us to get into engaging in this become we enjoyed area track for our children,” says Kesler. “Mike turned into affectionate of the agitator of it, because he was apparently the aboriginal to simply accept youngsters.”
The agreeable forerunner to The Doo-Dads aboriginal took look as a simplified acoustic duo.
“It turned into aloof Mike and I monkeying about with a boom device, and we had been like, ‘This is nonsense, allow’s alarm Joe.’ Then I got this keyboard and become nerve-racking to quantity that out, and I turned into like, ‘Why don’t I aloof alarm addition like Bill?’”
The 4 surely convened in July 2002.
“By the abutting anniversary we had a preschool gig breadth we went and performed bristles songs,” he says.
Although it become the aboriginal time any of the men had performed for a aggregation of 4-year-olds, they had ahead performed aloof about every brought affectionate of success atmosphere acknowledgment to careers that amplitude aback to the mid-Eighties.
Kesler is a adept of The Pedal Jets, one of the aboriginal KC alt-rock companies to acreage a civic almanac deal. Niewald fronted each The Bindlestiffs and Absolute Ceiling. Gose drummed within the latter, as capable-bodied as with The Saddlemen, and Honan was a affiliate of The Yardapes. Additionally, both Kesler and Honan carried out requirements calm for years in The Midtown Jazz Quartet.
“We haven’t had to mission as adamantine as we acclimated to in adjustment to get things to take place,” says Kesler of the Doo-Dads’ success. “Typically, our bodies definitely adore it.”
“The youngsters adulation them due to the fact they’re familiar with bounce round,” says Mike McCoy, a administrator at Lawrence’s Half Price Books, 1519 W. 23rd St. “Their songs are geared against children, but it’s sincerely GOOD bedrock and roll.”
McCoy — high-quality conventional to breadth audiences as the advance singer/guitarist of the abominable punk-pop act Cher U.K. — turned into amenable for alignment Saturday’s gig. Although clearly accustomed with the on my own musicians and their above-noted “adult” initiatives, he turned into won over by using The Doo-Dads afterwards seeing them accomplish at a Kansas City bookstore.
“I like their cool riffs and communicable daddy-pop,” McCoy adds.
Even admitting they’ve almost been calm a 12 months, The Doo-Dads receive awash out abounding of the venues at which they’ve seemed acknowledgment to what the ensemble describes as a “complete-on bedrock show.”
Live, the quartet clothes in analogous white and red bowling shirts and blue-lensed shades. They additionally crank up a balloon equipment for a affection setter and duke out unfashionable-styled appearance pages of the band.
Yet Kesler claims present day visuals aren’t necessarily a concern.
“It’s the track that becomes the aspect. We’re not dancing approximately like The Wiggles,” he says of the Platinum-selling youngsters’s accouterments from Australia. “I without a doubt don’t like fact as compared to The Wiggles both. I acknowledge them. In truth, I’ve obvious them several instances and I’ve alike met them. Their meeting is extraordinary. But the large aberration is that our songs be given way introduced of a message.”
The bristles boost on “You Are Here” are aloof an appetizer for audiences apprehension a function album. Kesler says they accept 16 new ones already recorded and plan on absolution a disc in October.
“I’d like to booty it as a ways because it will cross,” says Kesler, who’s endemic Midwestern Agreeable Co. In Shawnee Mission for the accomplished 14 years. “It could be ample if we could get to the factor breadth we’ve got a action or a TV alternation and may assignment on the beheld issue of it, both through motion or alive video. But we urge for food to accumulate it focused on the actuality that we’re a BAND.”