by Casper Johansson in New Music on Thursday 10 December 2009

In attempts to dance about Shellshag’s sound, they’ve been described as being an amalgam of The Breeders, Sonic Youth, The Ramones, DFA, David Byrne, Guided By Voices, Moldy Peaches and early Superchunk — and, because they’re a male guitarist/female drummer duo, those touch points (Jack and Meg, Matt and Kim, Juicifer) get tossed around like so much confetti, too. This is their new single, Resiliant Bastard, and it’s damn fine. Now, where are those dancin’ shoes?