Clams Casino (musician)

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Clams Casino
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Background information
Birth name Mike Volpe
Born (1987-05-12) May 12, 1987 (age 27)
Origin Nutley, New Jersey
Genres Hip hop, electronica, chopped and screwed
Occupations Producer
Years active 2006–present
Labels Tri Angle Records
Type Records
Associated acts A$AP Rocky, Lil B, Mac Miller
Website www.clammyclams.com

Mike Volpe[1] (born May 12, 1987),[citation needed] professionally known as Clams Casino, is an American hip hop producer based in Nutley, New Jersey.[2] He is associated with the cloud rap scene.[3] He has produced tracks for A$AP Rocky,[4] Lil B,[5] and Mac Miller.[6] He has also remixed works by Big K.R.I.T.,[7] Washed Out,[8] and Lana Del Rey.[9]

Career[edit]

Clams Casino's official debut EP, Rainforest, was released in 2011.[10] He also released the Instrumentals mixtape in the same year.[11] Instrumentals 2 was released in 2012,[12] and Instrumentals 3 was released in 2013.[13] He has collaborated with choreographer Stephen Petronio.[14]

Discography[edit]

Mixtapes[edit]

  • Instrumentals (2011)
  • Instrumentals 2 (2012)
  • Instrumentals 3 (2013)

EPs[edit]

  • Rainforest (2011)
  • Bayside (2011)

Remixes[edit]

Production credits[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Kuperinsky, Amy (January 8, 2012). "Making a scene: A new generation of New Jersey hip-hop asserts itself". New Jersey On-Line. 
  2. ^ Dombalon, Ryan (March 31, 2011). "Rising: Clams Casino". Pitchfork Media. 
  3. ^ Joyce, Colin (October 14, 2013). "BPM 5: The Top 30 EPs - Page 2 of 2". Beats Per Minute. 
  4. ^ Lester, Paul (November 17, 2011). "New band of the day – No 1,151: Clams Casino". The Guardian. 
  5. ^ Montes, Patrick (May 16, 2013). "Producer Clams Casino on His "Weird" Relationship with Our 4Knots After Party Headliner Lil B". Village Voice. 
  6. ^ Roos, Brandon E. (November 27, 2011). "Clams Casino Talks Making Strong Connections With Mac Miller And A$AP Rocky". HipHopDX. 
  7. ^ Martin, Andrew (December 20, 2011). "Listen: Big K.R.I.T. "Moon & Stars (Clams Casino Remix)"". Complex. 
  8. ^ Thiessen, Brock (November 9, 2011). "Washed Out - "Amor Fati" (Clams Casino remix)". Exclaim!. 
  9. ^ Adams, Gregory (January 17, 2012). "Lana Del Rey - "Born to Die" (Clams Casino remix)". Exclaim!. 
  10. ^ Sharp, Elliott (July 5, 2011). "Guide To New Music, 7/5/11: New Releases by Clams Casino, Exhumed, Memory Tapes, and Pursuit Grooves". Philadelphia Weekly. 
  11. ^ Reynaldo, Shawn (January 2, 2012). "Clams Casino Offers 'Instrumentals' for Free". XLR8R. 
  12. ^ Shaw, Steve (June 12, 2012). "Clams Casino: Instrumentals 2". Fact. 
  13. ^ Fitzmaurice, Larry (January 8, 2014). "Clams Casino: Instrumental Tape 3". Pitchfork Media. 
  14. ^ http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/06/arts/dance/stephen-petronio-company-marks-its-30th-anniversary.html?smid=fb-share&_r=0

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