Clams Casino (musician)

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Clams Casino
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Background information
Birth name Michael Volpe
Also known as clammyclams
Born (1987-05-12) May 12, 1987 (age 28)
Origin Nutley, New Jersey, U.S.
Genres Hip hop, Cloud rap
Occupation(s) Record producer
Years active 2006–present
Labels Tri Angle Records, Type Records
Associated acts A$AP Rocky, Lil B, Mac Miller

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


Clams Casino's official debut EP Rainforest was released in 2011.[9] His Instrumentals mixtape was released in March of the same year,[10] followed by the release of Instrumentals 2 in 2012[11] and Instrumentals 3 in 2013.[12] The mixtapes were distributed for free through his website.

Clams Casino contributed a score for Locomotor, a work choreographed by his cousin Stephen Petronio.[13]



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


  • Rainforest (2011)


Production credits[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. ^ Lester, Paul (November 17, 2011). "New band of the day – No 1,151: Clams Casino". The Guardian. 
  4. ^ Montes, Patrick (May 16, 2013). "Producer Clams Casino on His "Weird" Relationship with Our 4Knots After Party Headliner Lil B". Village Voice. 
  5. ^ Roos, Brandon E. (November 27, 2011). "Clams Casino Talks Making Strong Connections With Mac Miller And A$AP Rocky". HipHopDX. 
  6. ^ Martin, Andrew (December 20, 2011). "Listen: Big K.R.I.T. "Moon & Stars (Clams Casino Remix)"". Complex. 
  7. ^ Thiessen, Brock (November 9, 2011). "Washed Out - "Amor Fati" (Clams Casino remix)". Exclaim!. 
  8. ^ Adams, Gregory (January 17, 2012). "Lana Del Rey - "Born to Die" (Clams Casino remix)". Exclaim!. 
  9. ^ 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. 
  10. ^ Reynaldo, Shawn (January 2, 2012). "Clams Casino Offers 'Instrumentals' for Free". XLR8R. 
  11. ^ Shaw, Steve (June 12, 2012). "Clams Casino: Instrumentals 2". Fact. 
  12. ^ Fitzmaurice, Larry (January 8, 2014). "Clams Casino: Instrumental Tape 3". Pitchfork Media. 
  13. ^ Seibert, Brian (April 4, 2014). "Come Here, Look Back, Move Forward - Stephen Petronio Company Marks Its 30th Anniversary". The New York Times. 

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