Label: Sub Pop
Catalog #: 71425
- DIGITAL DOWNLOADS WILL BE FULFILLED IMMEDIATELY. LPS ARE A PRE-ORDER AND WON'T SHIP UNTIL JULY 9TH
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- Loser Edition is pressed on turquoise/black swirl vinyl.
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- International orders may not arrive by release day as extra time must be taken into consideration for distance traveled and customs department clearance.
The 2021 edition of Wriggle features new artwork, guests, and previously unreleased remixes. Included are the original versions of the title track, “Shooter,” “Hot Fuck No Love” (Feat. Cakes Da Killa & Maxi Wild), “Our Time” (Feat. Nailah Middleton), along with “Back Up 2021” featuring SB The Moor and a new verse from industrial-rap experimentalist Debby Friday. Wriggle also features remixes of the title track from Drum & Bass/Breakbeat act Homemade Weapons and Classicworks label co-founder Cardopusher, a rework of “Back Up” by Fade To Mind producer Dave Quam (formerly Massacooramaan), and Chicago footwork producer Jana Rush delivers both the “Hot Fuck No Love (Naughty Bitch Remix)” for the vinyl version, and “Shooter (Face Rearranged Remix)” for the digital release.
The original, digital-only Wriggle was six tracks that weren’t finished in time to make it onto the group’s 2014 Sub Pop debut, CLPPNG. For “Shooter,” Clipping recorded themselves firing fifteen different guns, the sounds of which exclusively constituted the beat’s drums, augmented only by a synthesized tone-row. The verses referenced the well-worn technique of “hashtag rap,” but instead of using it to boast about the rapper’s personal wealth and masculine prowess, Clipping put forth imagistic narratives of three violent encounters. True to much of the group’s music, “Shooter” was an attempt to reframe a familiar style and test the limits of its formal capabilities. “Hot Fuck No Love” contains what might be the most explicit verse to date from Clipping’s favorite New Jersey rapper Cakes Da Killa. The EP’s title track, “Wriggle,” was built around a sample of the influential power-electronics song “Wriggle Like a Fucking Eel” by Whitehouse, transforming William Bennett’s torturous imperative into a instructional dance-floor banger. “Wriggle” and “Shooter” have become classic Clipping tracks and staples of their live show.
A2. Back Up 2021 (Feat. Debby Friday & SB The Moor)
A4. Hot Fuck No Love (Feat. Cakes Da Killa & Maxi Wild)
A5. Our Time (Feat. Nailah Middleton)
B2. Back Up (Dave Quam Remix)
B3. Hot Fuck No Love (Jana Rush's Naughty Bitch Remix)
B4. Wriggle (Cardopusher's EBM Remix)
- Back Up 2021 (Feat. Debby Friday & SB The Moor)
- Hot Fuck No Love (Feat. Cakes Da Killa & Maxi Wild)
- Our Time (Feat. Nailah Middleton)
- Wriggle (Homemade Weapons Remix)
- Back Up (Dave Quam Remix)
- Shooter (Jana Rush's Face Rearranged Remix)
- Wriggle (Cardopusher's EBM Remix)