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Shellshag: February 9, 2013 Music Hall of Williamsburg – Flac/MP3/Streaming

February 22, 2013
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[photo by Rafe Baron courtesy of Impose Magazine]

Shellshag have a modest but very loyal following and on this recording from a couple of weeks ago at the second night of the Don Giovanni Records showcase at Music Hall of Williamsburg, you can hear them chant the band’s name in between songs. One of the reasons for this kind of support is that Shellshag is authentic — the duo have worked the DIY scene in multiple cities over the last fifteen years. Their recent partnership with Don Giovanni has worked well for both, as their appearances as the annual showcases have been highlight, and their last album Rumors in Disguise is perhaps their best yet. The relationship fortunately continues this year as Shellshag is poised to release a new album Shellshag Forever on DGR in April. The band revealed a new track this week, “Face to Face” (the live version is streaming below), which seems not only autobiographical but also describes the live layout of the duo on stage. While we wish greater exposure for a band that truly deserves it, and this new album could very well be that spark, like their vocal fans at Music Hall, sometimes we’re happy Shellshag remains our little secret.

I recorded this set in the same manner as the Screaming Females set and the sound is superb. Enjoy!

Stream “Face to Face”:

Download the Complete show [MP3] / [FLAC]

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Shellshag
2013-02-09
Music Hall of Williamsburg
Brooklyn, NY

Digital Master Recording
Soundboard + Audience Matrix

Soundboard + Sennheiser 8040 Cardioids > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) > 2 x 24bit 48kHz wav files > Soundforge (level adjustments, mixdown, set fades) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > TLH > flac (320 MP3 and tagging via Foobar)

Recorded and Produced by nyctaper
2013-02-21

Setlist:
[Total Time 36:15]
01 [intro]
02 Face to Face
03 Crashing Rockets
04 Kiss Me Harder
05 Little Birdy
06 Carry On
07 Happiness
08 Means That Much to Me
09 Medley
10 Sweet Hoody
11 Magnet
12 Resilient Bastard
13 Just Like Heaven [Cure]

If you download this recording from NYCTaper, we expect that you will PLEASE SUPPORT Shellshag, visit their website, and purchase their official releases from the Don Giovanni Records store [HERE] and the Starcleaner Records website [HERE].

Shellshag: February 11, 2012 Music Hall of Williamsburg – Flac and MP3 Downloads + Streaming Songs

February 20, 2012
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Shellshag was the second band to play at the Don Giovanni showcase at Music Hall last week, but based upon the crowd response and participation, the band could have played much higher in the bill. Shellshag is not a new band — Shell and Shag have played together for over a decade. A guitar/drums duo that sounds like a full band playing legit garage rock, these veterans of the San Francisco DIY scene since the 1990s are a blueprint of how two people with talent and passion can make compelling underground music and make it last. But their latest album on Don Giovanni Rumors in Disguise may be the complete realization of what the duo is all about, and although the too-short thirty minute set at Music Hall featured only two songs from Rumors (“Resilient Bastard” is streaming below), it also offered a overview of their catalog, a medley of garage rock covers, and a rousing finale where “Fuck Society” devolved into a noise jam of instrument-switching and amp-stacking. Shellshag is currently on tour on the East coast, and they return to NYC for a show at Death By Audio on March 11.

Acidjack and I captured this set in the same manner at the Screaming Females recording, and the sound quality is excellent. Enjoy!

Stream “Resilient Bastard”:
[audio:http://www.nyctaper.com/S1102Shellshag1202/06.%20Resilient%20Bastard.mp3]

Direct download of complete show in MP3 files (HERE)

Download the Complete show in FLAC [HERE].

Note: All of the material on this site is offered with artist permission, free to fans, at our expense. The only thing we ask is that you download the material directly from this site, rather than re-posting the direct links or the files on other sites without our permission. Please respect our request.

Shellshag
2012-02-11
Music Hall of Williamsburg
Brooklyn, NY USA

Four-Track Digital Master Recording
Recorded from Center Balcony Rail

Neumann KM-150s > Sound Devices Mix-Pre + Schoeps MK-22 > KCY > Littlebox > Edirol R-44 (Oade Concert Mod) > 2x 24bit 48kHz wav files > Soundforge (level adjustments, EQ, mixdown, set fades) > CDWave 1.95 (tracking) > TLH > flac (320 MP3 and Tagging via Foobar)

Recorded and Produced
by nyctaper and acidjack
2012-02-18

Setlist:
[Total Time 27:48]
01 Face to Face
02 Memories Linger
03 Crashing Rockets
04 Little Birdy
05 Body of the Bird
06 Resilient Bastard
07 Forever
08 Done For Myself
09 Magnet
10 Fuck Society

If you download this recording from NYCTaper, we expect that you will PLEASE SUPPORT Shellshag, visit their website, and purchase their official releases from the Don Giovanni Records store [HERE] and the Starcleaner Records website [HERE].

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