Newswire: Sammus confronts anxiety head-on in the video for “Nighttime”

Since 2010, Sammus has built up an impressive body of work. While much of it has been classified under the nerdcore sub-genre, that label often feels a bit reductive for a rapper/producer this versatile. Last week, Don Giovanni Records released Pieces In Space, Sammus’ latest, where she works through complex ideas and emotions with relative ease. Today, The A.V. Club is premiering the video for “Nighttime,” a track that sees Sammus tackling her anxiety head-on. The hook is sung by Sammus’ labelmate Izzy True, and was directed by Faye Orlove. Below are quotes about the song and video from both Sammus and Orlove, and Pieces In Space is available now.


‘Nighttime’ is a song about anxiety. It was the last song I wrote for Pieces In Space (although I made the beat several years ago) so by that point I’d spent considerable time worrying about the …

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