Mixing up together the doo wop and early rock and roll & roll from the ’50s, the dramatic girl group noises from the ’60s, plus some punky snarl brought in from 1977, Oakland, California’s Shannon & the Clams developed a appear that was charmingly retro but never stale. Produced in the past due 2000s by vocalist/bassist Shannon Shaw, vocalist/guitarist Cody Blanchard, and drummer Ian Amberson while likely to artwork school, they started playing displays around city and shortly released an individual on Strange Hug Information. They next installed with 1-2-3-4 Move! Records because of their debut record, 2009’s I Wanna GO BACK HOME. Around this period Shaw was playing bass and performing in Hunx & His Punx as well. After a 2010 full-length, Rest Chat, for 1-2-3-4 Proceed! and an extended string of singles, they relocated over to Barely Art for his or her third recording. Dreams in the Rat Home was recorded during the period of a yr in a variety of locales like Nobunny’s practice space and a vacation cabin, and presented a tighter, tougher all-around audio. By enough time of 2015’s Eliminated from the Dawn LP, Amberson experienced remaining the group and Nate Mahan (aka Mayhem) experienced bought out the drumming responsibilities. Made by Sonny Smith at Tiny Phone Recording in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, the recording was another step of progress in audio and art for the trio.