Before 2013’s Midcity, the trio of rapper Daveed Diggs and producers Jonathan Snipes and William Hutson did not expect to find an audience for their abrasive brand of rap music. But since the formation of clipping. and the release of their debut album, the field of commercial music enlarged ever so slightly, making room again for noisier, more adventurous elements in electronic production. Examples of this have been incremental, mere baby steps, so far. And despite clipping.’s insistence that they’re really just making rap— not noise-rap, industrial-rap, or any other mashup genre— their music might be more sonically challenging than that of the punkish rap rockers, lo-fi bedroom producers, and street goth hybridists they’ve been lumped with so fa.

Busdriver Premieres "Motion Lines" Video, from his latest album 'Perfect Hair'

Busdriver Premieres “Motion Lines” Video

What would Gravity’s Rainbow sound like as a rap album? Here is an album which, if we may, reminds the listener of their whispered allegiances to fundamental realities. The brushstrokes are delicate, stabbing, pointed. The overwhelming crescendo they whirl towards may be one of bitterness, and rightfully so. There is also:

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Busdriver Shares "Eat Rich" Video, Tour with clipping and Milo,

Busdriver Shares “Eat Rich” Video, Tour Dates

What would Gravity’s Rainbow sound like as a rap album? Here is an album which, if we may, reminds the listener of their whispered allegiances to fundamental realities. The brushstrokes are delicate, stabbing, pointed. The overwhelming crescendo they whirl towards may be one of bitterness:

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clipping. share "Inside Out" video + updated tour dates (support Busdriver Oct. 9th-29th)

clipping. share video, tour with Busdriver

clipping.’s “Inside Out,” is the latest video from the group’s Sub Pop debut, CLPPNG. the band premiered the absurdist visual, had this to say, “The video for the the L.A.-based trio’s “Inside Out” acts as a quasi-sequel to their formidable “Work Work” video:

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