Clipping - There Existed an Addiction to B  (New Vinyl LP)

Clipping - There Existed an Addiction to B (New Vinyl LP)

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Vinyl LP pressing. The science-fiction visionary Octavia Butler once declared that "there is nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns. " The aphorism could apply to any art form where the basic contours are fixed, but the appetite for innovation remains infinite. Enter Clipping, flash fiction genre masters in a hip-hop world firmly rooted in memoir. If first person confessionals historically reign, the mid-city Los Angeles trio of rapper Daveed Diggs and producers William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes have spent the last half-decade terraforming their own patch of soil, replete with conceptual labyrinths and industrial chaos. They have conjured a mutant emanation of the future, built at odd angles atop the hallowed foundation of the past. Sing. Their third album for Sub Pop, There Existed an Addiction to Blood, finds them interpreting another rap splinter sect through their singular lens. This is Clipping.'s transmutation of horrorcore, a purposefully absurdist sub-genre that flourished in the mid-90s.

A1 Nothing Is Safe
A2 He Dead
A3 La Mala Ordina
B1 Club Down
B2 Run For Your Life
B3 The Show
B4 All In Your Head
C1 Blood Of The Fang
C2 Story 7
C3 Attunement
D Piano Burning