The Music Digest

Premiere DateJun 8, 2013
Categories Indie Music Rock
00:00 Intro
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00:39 Mic Break
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06:19 For Goodness Sake Shannon and the Clams
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09:45 Mic Break
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14:00 Bed Rock Shannon and the Clams
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16:11 Mic Break
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20:02 The Rabbit's Nose Shannon and the Clams
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23:13 Mic Break
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26:39 Rip Van Winkle Shannon and the Clams
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28:45 Mic Break
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33:20 Unlearn Shannon and the Clams
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37:36 Mic Break
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41:45 If I Could Count Shannon and the Clams
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45:35 Mic Break
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49:56 Ozma Shannon and the Clams
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53:24 Finish
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The Music Digest
DJs Pat, Matt, and Margaret
7/8/13

Today we review the third LP release from Shannon and The Clams, Dreams in the Rat House, which came out on Hardly Art on May 21st. For this album, the Oakland trio hones their lo-fi production prowess and offers a fun, grungy, garage-y, modern twist on mid-60s psychedelia. A great listen for summer.

Dreams in the Rat House
1. Hey Willy
2. Rip Van Winkle
3. Bed Rock
4. Ozma
5. Into the River
6. If I Could Count
7. Rat House
8. The Rabbit’s Nose
9. Heads or Tails
10. Unlearn
11. Into a Dream
12. I Know

Shannon and The Clams (photo from Shannon and The Clams)
June 11 – The Empty Bottle – Chicago, IL
June 13 – Cactus Club – Milwaukee, WI
June 14 – Mahall’s 20 Lanes – Lakewood, OH
June 18 – Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA
June 20 – The Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY
June 21 – Comet Ping Pong – Washington DC
June 23 – The Earl – East Atlanta, GA
June 24 – Stone Fox – Nashville, TN
June 26 – Club Dada – Dallas, TX

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