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Shrimp Boat (1985-1993) were a rock band from Chicago. The original lineup formed when Ian Schneller, David Kroll and Sam Prekop met in art school; later editions added Ian's brother Eric (who later went by Eric Claridge) and then Brad Wood. The more usual guitar-bass-drums-vocal lineup was expanded on many songs with banjo, saxophone, and occasionally trumpet, cello, and Ian's home-built instruments. Their music evolved through relentless gigging from a primitive, improvisational folk-inflected sound to a more "normal" pop sound… read more

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  • really enjoy their musicianship but the vocalist sounds like a stronger accented stephen malkmus.
  • i have all their albums from the early days of Some Biscuit & Daylight Savings all the way up through the Something Grand box set. one of the best bands ever !
  • Cavale arrived today! So happy
  • THE great lost indie band
  • any idea where to get their music?
  • outerrotter, I remember those Phyllis's shows. Great!
  • faz parte das minhas bandas favoritas,sao excelentes.
  • Swinging Shell !
  • As great as some of their records are, their live shows were something to treasure. They were one of the best things about the last year I lived in Chicago.

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