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YER THAT took us 10 hours to record. This one took us 30 minutes. We had chopped up this D'angelo sample, so we decided bang another song out live in the studio. Nate on the beat, Gabe on synth bass, me just rapping rapping rapping.


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from YER THAT​/​BUBBLE WRAP, released August 27, 2013
Josh the Word on the raps.
Nate Mondschein on the beat.
Gabe Gordon on synth bass.

Vocal sample from D'angelo's "The Line."



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Josh the Word Brooklyn, New York

Josh the Word (Smith) is an emcee who grew up in Woodstock, NY, finding his song somewhere between the fiery swells of the funk era and the powerful lyricism of Minnesota underground hip-hop. He enjoys fat horn lines, hard snares over acoustic guitars, and favors a good house party to a dance club any day. Currently based in Brooklyn, he performs live with his band, The Riot Act. ... more

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