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A resident of Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, Volpe got his start in music tinkering with keyboards while he was a student at Nutley High School.[11]

Musical style[edit]

Volpe’s music has been described as ‘[bringing] together conventional hip-hop drums, a sensitive ear for off-to-the-side melodies, and an overdose of oddly moving atmosphere.’[17] Associated genres include witch house and cloud rap.


Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected detailsTitleAlbum details32 Levels

  • Released: July 15, 2016
  • Label: Columbia, Sony Music
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download
  • Released: November 7, 2019[18]
  • Label: Columbia, Sony
  • Format: CD, LP, digital download, streaming


List of mixtapes, with selected detailsTitleAlbum detailsInstrumentals

  • Released: March 7, 2011
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: digital download
  • Released: June 5, 2012
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: digital download
  • Released: December 18, 2013
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: digital download
  • Released: June 26, 2017
  • Label: Self-released
  • Format: digital download

Extended plays[edit]

Clams Casino Instrumental 2 Download

List of extended plays, with selected detailsTitleAlbum detailsRainforest

  • Released: June 27, 2011
  • Label: Tri Angle Records
  • Format: digital download, vinyl, CD


As lead artist[edit]

List of singles as lead artist, with showing year released and album nameTitleYearAlbum’Wizard’2011non-album singles’Worth It’
(with Danny Brown)2015'Blast’201632 Levels’Witness’
(featuring Lil B)’All Nite’
(featuring Vince Staples)’A Breath Away’
(featuring Kelela)’Be Somebody’
(featuring ASAP Rocky and Lil B)’Be Somebody (Remix)’
(featuring ASAP Rocky, AJ Tracey and Lil B)non-album singles’Live My Life’
(featuring Lil B)’Time’Savefabric’Kali Yuga’
(with Ghostemane)2017non-album singles’Summer Bummer (Clams Casino Remix)’
(with Lana Del Rey featuring ASAP Rocky and Playboi Carti)’Vampire Knight’
(with Chxpo)2018

As featured artist[edit]

List of singles as featured artist, with showing year released and album nameTitleYearAlbum’Ignorance is Bliss’
(Hyybridd featuring Clams Casino)2017non-album singles’4 Gold Chains’
(Lil Peep featuring Clams Casino)2018'Can’t Get Over You’
(Joji featuring Clams Casino)2018Ballads 1


  1. ^Kuperinsky, Amy (January 8, 2012). ‘Making a scene: A new generation of New Jersey hip-hop asserts itself’. New Jersey On-Line.
  2. ^Dombalon, Ryan (March 31, 2011). ‘Rising: Clams Casino’. Pitchfork Media.
  3. ^Lester, Paul (November 17, 2011). ‘New band of the day — No 1,151: Clams Casino’. The Guardian.
  4. ^Montes, Patrick (May 16, 2013). ‘Producer Clams Casino on His ‘Weird’ Relationship with Our 4Knots After Party Headliner Lil B’. Village Voice. Archived from the original on 2014–02–02. Retrieved 2014–01–23.
  5. ^’Vince Staples Hops on Clams Casino’s ‘All Nite’’. Highsnobiety. 2016–06–10. Retrieved 2017–01–08.
  6. ^’Joji teams with Clams Casino for new single ‘CAN’T GET OVER YOU’’. The FADER. Retrieved 2018–10–22.
  7. ^Roos, Brandon E. (November 27, 2011). ‘Clams Casino Talks Making Strong Connections With Mac Miller And A$AP Rocky’. HipHopDX. Archived from the original on October 31, 2014. Retrieved February 13, 2014.
  8. ^Martin, Andrew (December 20, 2011). ‘Listen: Big K.R.I.T. ‘Moon & Stars (Clams Casino Remix)’’. Complex.
  9. ^Thiessen, Brock (November 9, 2011). ‘Washed Out — ‘Amor Fati’ (Clams Casino remix)’. Exclaim!. Archived from the original on 2014–12–13. Retrieved 2014–02–13.
  10. ^Adams, Gregory (January 17, 2012). ‘Lana Del Rey — ‘Born to Die’ (Clams Casino remix)’. Exclaim!. Archived from the original on 2014–12–13. Retrieved 2014–02–13.
  11. ^Olivier, Bobby. ‘How this Nutley artist became New Jersey’s latest music pioneer’, NJ Advance Media for, December 21, 2016. ‘The EDM bleed has paid dividends for Mike Volpe, a Nutley native better known as Clams Casino, who has become one of the most sought-after digital designers in hip-hop’s experimental universe…. ‘It’s great, how easy it is to get stuff out, and make music at home and all the sudden people everywhere can hear it,’ he says, from his home in Hasbrouck Heights…. The Nutley High School grad first began to tinker with beats as a teen, fooling around with basic keyboards and synthesizers, much simpler ones than the machines now scattered around his basement home studio.’
  12. ^Sharp, Elliott (July 5, 2011). ‘Guide To New Music, 7/5/11: New Releases by Clams Casino, Exhumed, Memory Tapes, and Pursuit Grooves’. Philadelphia Weekly. Archived from the original on 2014–02–22. Retrieved 2014–02–13.
  13. ^Reynaldo, Shawn (January 2, 2012). ‘Clams Casino Offers ‘Instrumentals’ for Free’. XLR8R. Archived from the original on 2014–02–22. Retrieved 2014–02–13.
  14. ^Shaw, Steve (June 12, 2012). ‘Clams Casino: Instrumentals 2’. Fact.
  15. ^Fitzmaurice, Larry (January 8, 2014). ‘Clams Casino: Instrumental Tape 3’. Pitchfork Media.
  16. ^Seibert, Brian (April 4, 2014). ‘Come Here, Look Back, Move Forward — Stephen Petronio Company Marks Its 30th Anniversary’. The New York Times.
  17. ^’Clams Casino: Instrumental Mixtape’. Pitchfork. Retrieved 2016–01–11.
  18. ^Yoo, Noah (October 29, 2019). ‘Clams Casino Announces New Album Moon Trip Radio, Shares New Song ‘Rune’: Listen’. Pitchfork. Retrieved October 30, 2019.

External links[edit]

  • clammyclams on SoundCloud
  • ClamsCasinoMusic’s channel on YouTube
  • Clams Casino discography at Discogs

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Clams Casino Instrumental Mixtape 1 Download

Instrumentals is the debut mixtape of American record producer Clams Casino. It was self-released as a free digital download on March 7, 2011. It features instrumentals of tracks that he produced for various rappers, including some bonus songs. In July 2011,[1]Instrumentals was reissued by Type Records as a physical release.[2]


Instrumentals consists of Clams Casino’s reconstructions of backing tracks he originally produced for rappers such as Lil B and Soulja Boy.[3] An electronic mixtape,[4] it features illbient, glitchbeat, and chillwave styles.[3] Some of the mixtape explores a more traditional hip hop sound. Its second half touches on bouncy basslines (‘She’s Hot’), dubstep-influenced, low-endgrind (‘Brainwash by London’), and vocal looping similar to the production of Kanye West (‘Cold War’).[1]Instrumentals appropriates Casino’s previous hip hop beats into moody compositions, which are characterized by melodramatic drum crescendos and melancholic electronic sounds.[4]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratingsReview scoresSourceRatingFact4.5/5[5]MSN Music (Expert Witness)A−[3]Pitchfork8.2/10[4]Resident Advisor4.0/5[1]Sputnikmusic3.5/5[6]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleArtist originally made for[12]Length1.’Motivation’Lil B4:282.’All I Need’Soulja Boy3:443.’Real Shit from a Real Nigga’Lil B2:564.’Realist Alive’Lil B4:005.’Numb’(unreleased)3:556.’What You Doin’Lil B4:197.’The World Needs Change’Soulja Boy2:258.’I’m Official’Squadda B2:189.’Brainwash by London’The Jealous Guys2:5610.’Illest Alive’Main Attrakionz4:0911.’She’s Hot’Deezy D2:5612.’Cold War’Lil B2:5013.’13'(bonus track)1:19


  1. ^ abcdRyce, Andrew (August 15, 2011). ‘Clams Casino — Instrumentals’. Resident Advisor. Retrieved April 13, 2013.
  2. ^ abGibb, Rory (August 22, 2011). ‘Clams Casino’. The Quietus. Retrieved April 13, 2013.
  3. ^ abcdChristgau, Robert (February 14, 2012). ‘Skrillex/Clams Casino’. MSN Music. Archived from the original on September 14, 2013. Retrieved April 13, 2013.
  4. ^ abcdSoderberg, Brandon (April 8, 2011). ‘Clams Casino: Instrumental Mixtape’. Pitchfork. Retrieved April 13, 2013.
  5. ^Lea, Tom (August 15, 2011). ‘Clams Casino: Instrumentals’. Fact. London. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved April 13, 2013.
  6. ^ abTao, Conrad (May 21, 2011). ‘Clams Casino — Instrumental Mixtape (album review)’. Sputnikmusic. Retrieved April 13, 2013.
  7. ^’Staff Lists: The Top-50 Albums of 2011'. Pitchfork. December 15, 2011. Retrieved January 8, 2012.
  8. ^’The 100 Best Albums of the Decade So Far (2010–2014)’. Pitchfork. August 19, 2014. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
  9. ^’The Top-100 Tracks of 2011'. Pitchfork. December 12, 2011. Retrieved January 9, 2012.
  10. ^’Stereogum’s Top-50 Albums Of 2011'. Stereogum. December 5, 2011. Retrieved January 8, 2012.
  11. ^Piyevsky, Alex (May 25, 2015). ‘Life After Dilla: 25 great post-Donuts instrumental hip-hop mixtapes’. Fact. Retrieved February 19, 2018.
  12. ^’Instrumental Mixtape by clammyclams’. SoundCloud. Retrieved February 19, 2018.

External links[edit]

  • Instrumental Mixtape at Discogs (list of releases)



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