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Review: On His Major-Label Debut, Clams Casino Is ’32 Levels’ and Then Some

Clams Casino is not, in the strictest sense, a hip-hop artist. But his influence over and relationship with the sound of the genre’s past decade…
Paul Thompson / July 20, 2016

Clams Casino Gets Verses From A$AP Rocky and Lil B on ‘Be Somebody’

Kevin Durant's departure to Golden State was another reminder that you don't beat BasedGod, you join him. Clams Casino knew this for a while, though.
Brian Josephs / July 14, 2016

Clams Casino and Future Islands’ Samuel T. Herring Remember the ‘Ghost in a Kiss’

Producer Clams Casino is steadily gearing up for the release of his new album 32 Levels, and today brings a new song and video, "Ghost in a Kiss," a…
Anna Gaca / July 7, 2016

Clams Casino Calms Things Down With Kelela on ‘A Breath Away’

After linking up with Vince Staples for the doomsaying anthem "All Nite," Clams Casino decides to loosen up the atmosphere and add some tropical percussion to…
Brian Josephs / June 30, 2016

Clams Casino Snags Another Great Vince Staples Feature for ‘All Nite’

The Bay Area will be well represented in Clams Casino's upcoming album 32 Levels. We've already heard the one-of-a-kid Lil B vibing over "Witness," and the incendiary Vince Staples…
Brian Josephs / June 9, 2016

Clams Casino Announces New Album and Returns With ‘Blast’

Clams Casino hasn't released a project since 2013's Instrumental Tape 3, but he's finally ending the wait with new material this summer. The producer will release 32 Levels on…
Brian Josephs / May 19, 2016

Danny Brown and Clams Casino Team for Spacey ‘Worth It’ Single

The latest in Adult Swim's Singles Series has hit early this Monday morning. This week's entry is a collaboration between the helium-voiced Danny Brown and…
Colin Joyce / August 3, 2015

Kelela, Skrillex, and Clams Casino Offer Dreamy and Subtle Single

Boundary-pushing R&B singer Kelela issued an EP called Hallucinogen earlier this year, but it would appear that there's already new material in the works. As…
Colin Joyce / June 5, 2015

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry and Clams Casino Drop ‘Jesus Is a Soul Man’

A new documentary about Lee "Scratch" Perry called The Upsetter was recently made available on demand, and to celebrate, the dub-reggae legend has released "Jesus is a Soul…
Colin Joyce / May 13, 2014

Rap Songs of the Week: Kendrick Lamar and YG Hootie for President(s)

Big Baby Gandhi, "Boomerang"A bit like Earl Sweatshirt's "Chum," what with the never-getting-off-the-ground chord organ beat and the regular-dude pathos and all. And that Earl…
Brandon Soderberg / December 6, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: Drake’s Whitney Houston Whirl ‘Tuscan Leather’

2$ Fabo "How The Fuck Did I Get Here"Spaced-out snap-rap legend Fabo (now going by 2$ Fabo, for some weird reason), who recently came back…
Brandon Soderberg / September 27, 2013

Clams Casino Mines for ‘Crystals’ on ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Banger

Grand Theft Auto V just keeps giving. After sharing a 26-track mixtape featuring exclusives from Action Bronson, Tyga, Kool G Rap, and a slew of…
Kyle McGovern / September 25, 2013

Bass God Thundercat Gives the Lowdown on Sonic the Hedgehog and Singing Like Tiny Tim

Before striking out on his own as Thundercat, singer and bass-master Stephen Bruner spent plenty of time in the sideman shadows, lending his virtuosic low-end…
Dani Bronstein / July 9, 2013

Hear Thom Yorke, Dave Sitek, and Clams Casino Rework JJ DOOM’s Gritty Rap Tracks

JJ DOOM are relaunching their slept-on debut Keys to the Kuffs as the "Butter Edition," which will feature new tracks from the pair and choice remixes from…
Chris Martins / June 20, 2013

No Trivia’s Rap Songs of the Week: Chance the Rapper Calls Out ‘That Fool Matt Lauer’

Chance the Rapper, feat. Nate Fox & Lili K. "Pusha Man""Pusha Man" is two songs (maybe even three) working off that Kendrick Lamar-specific mix of…
Brandon Soderberg / May 1, 2013

Team Ghost Glues Together Sonic Youth, Brian Eno, Clams Casino on ‘Temazepam’ Mixtape

Nicolas Fromageau left M83 not long after the synth-gaze unit explored Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts in 2003. And while Anthony Gonzalez has…
Kyle McGovern / April 16, 2013

Watch Mikky Ekko Pine for Lost Love in ‘Pull Me Down’ Video

Nashvillain soulster Mikky Ekko is all about improvement through redundancy. When we first heard the blue-eyed wooze-pop of "Pull Me Down," we dug on the…
Chris Martins / February 7, 2013

Mikky Ekko and Clams Casino Get Goopy in ‘Pull Me Down’ Video

"Pull Me Down" is a strange but enticing proposition: recent RCA signee Mikky Ekko plying radio-ready blue-eyed soul over the woozy, bass-addled sonics of producer…
Chris Martins / November 19, 2012

New Bliss-Hop From Clams Casino and Lee Bannon

Early this morning, Clams Casino posted the instrumental to his remix of XV's "Swervin" on Twitter (download Clams Casino's "Swervin"). It's the least well known…
Brandon Soderberg / March 2, 2012
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