revisiting: shrimp boat’s cavale

Posted by gregor on Sunday, June 24th, 2012

shrimp boat formed in 87, and at the time of their formation i was 13, and they were just a little bit ahead of my musical tastes at that point. shit i was still in kind of a heavy metal/hair metal stage at that point. although, my tastes were definitely turning/evolving into what they are today. either way, their 1993 record and final release, cavale, really hit the spot with 19 year old me. for those that dont know, shrimp boat was made up of what was pretty much chicago royalty, at the time, sam prekop, brad wood, eric claridge, david kroll and ian schneller.

after their disbandment sam and eric went on to form the sea and cake. you can hear the direction/style that the sea and cake would take on all over cavale, and the other shrimp boat releases, but most noticeably on cavale. its definitely more funky than any sea and cake record, but the jazzy vibe definitely carried over to the sea and cake. this is not to say that cavale is a funk record, by any stretch, but their are definitely elements of the genre sprinkled throughout. if youre a fan of the sea and cake but never listened to any shrimp boat stuff, i cannot recommend all of their recordings enough, esp cavale.

blue green misery
(369)


Leave a Reply

Captains Dead Blog

    • captains dead’s favorite records of 2014, 11-20, part 3 of 3
      December 12, 2014

      11. lee bains III & the glory fires – dreconstructed follow em on twitter and like em on facebook buy dereconstructed via amazon 12. m lockwood porter – 27 follow him on twitter and like him on facebook buy 27 via his bandcamp page 13. run the jewels 2 follow em on twitter – killer […]

    • captains dead’s favorite videos of 2014
      December 10, 2014

      admittedly, i watch a lot of videos. i spend most of my work days watching whatever on youtube. i fluctuate between tech reviews and music related vids. when i say i spend a lot of time on youtube, i am not fucking around. i would gather at least 3-5 hours of my day are spent […]

    • american aquarium “wolves” – new song

      up there is the wolves album teaser and down there is the first track off wolves, which is due out 2.3. already calling definitely at least a top 5 record for 2015. btw, read more about the record, etc via cmt edge which this premiered on today. (574)


personalized nfl jerseys custom nfl football jerseys personalized jerseys