CLIPPING – BLOOD OF THE FANG

Taken from clipping.’s upcoming fourth album, ‘There Existed an Addiction to Blood’ [October 18], new single ‘Blood of the Fang’ sees Diggs continue the album’s overall theme of bloodlust/violence, discussing the violent history of racism.  He reminds us that defeating racism requires a fight more than a discussion, delivering a powerful call to arms against…

CLIPPING – SHOOTER [VIDEO]

Despite having since released “Afro-futurist concept album” ‘Splendor & Misery‘ Clipping return to June’s ‘Wriggle EP‘ with a new video for ‘Shooter’.  Directed by Carlos Lopez Estrada, the video is suitably odd; starring Daveed Diggs accompanied by a grey tracksuit-clad dance troupe.  Stream below via YouTube.

CLIPPING – AIR ‘EM OUT

The first single to come from Clipping’s forthcoming LP ‘Splendor & Misery’ was ‘Baby Don’t Sleep‘; an arrestingly breakneck introduction to the “adystopian, Afrofuturist concept album” from which it’s lifted.  The story, told through the eyes of an interstellar slave ship’s onboard computer during an uprising.    Director Carlos Lopez Estrada says of the new video: “I met with Clipping…

CLIPPING – BABY DON’T SLEEP

Experimental Hip Hop trio Clipping release ‘Baby Don’t Sleep’, a new video in collaboration with multi-disciplinary artist Cristopher Cichocki. The intense, abbrasive track is matched brilliantly by Cichocki’s experiments with interference static, oscilloscopic wavelengths and flicker-frame animation.  The track comes with the announcement that Clipping will release new album ‘Splendor & Misery’ on September 9, their first new project…

CLIPPING – WRIGGLE EP

LA’s Clipping return with the first instalment of new material since their self-titled 2014 sophomore album.  Released on Sub Pop, ‘Wriggle EP’ features the trio themselves [Daveed Diggs, William Hutson, and Jonathan Snipes] as well as Antwon, Signor Benedick the Moor, Cakes da Killa, Maxi Wild and Nailah Middleton.  The project precedes an upcoming full-length Clipping album expected this Autumn on Sub Pop/Deathbomb Arc.  Stream below via Spotify,…

CLIPPING – INSIDE OUT

This Summer saw the release of Clipping’s debut LP ‘CLPPING’ on Sub Pop Records, and now they’re back with the first visual from the project, ‘Inside Out’.  The superbly original video sees the group’s Daveed Diggs walking headless through the streets while items derived the track’s lyrical content spew forth from his neck.  Director Carlos Lopez Estrada has done…