Watch Clipping.'s creepy new video for "Back Up," see them at Jannus Live in April

Yes, Daveed Diggs was in 'Hamilton,' his other project is opening for Flaming Lips, too.

Clipping plays The Local 662 in St. Petersburg, Florida on November 1, 2016. - Ray Roa
Ray Roa
Clipping plays The Local 662 in St. Petersburg, Florida on November 1, 2016.

It's not even close to Halloween, but Sub Pop signed hip hop trio Clipping. have released a fucked up new video for "Back Up" from the group's Wriggle EP.

The four-minute clip, directed by Anna Zlokovic and filmed at famed Los Angeles DIY venue The Smell, is filmed in that creepy Blair Witch style, and it'll probably give you nightmares depending on what drugs you're on when you watch it.


“Through the perspective of an unnamed filmmaker, we stumble upon an accidental and horrifying discovery," Zlokovic said in a statement. "What begins as a curious exploration of an abandoned warehouse quickly devolves into the uncovering and filming of an underground, cult-like society—one where adults have baby faces and milk is the drug of choice.”

Not exactly what you were expecting from the guy in Hamilton,, right?

The band — who most recently played St. Pete's Local 662 in November — is set to open for the Flaming Lips on April 4, 2017. The show happens at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg, Florida, and more information is available at

Watch the clip below, and read our review of Clipping.'s November set here.

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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