Wake Drake Skate

by Failure Machine

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Look we listen to a lot of Drake and we listen to a lot of FIDLAR when we're on the road/hanging out/making important life decisions/breathing. Sorry. Not sorry. This is our Drake/FIDLAR mixtape or whatever.

Recorded in December 2016 at Ballast Recordings in Reno, NV

Distributed by SNAFU Family Records



released March 29, 2017

Spencer Kilpatrick: guitar & vocals
Clint Philbin: drums
Zac Curtis: trumpet
Rachael McElhiney: baritone saxophone
Eric Johnson: tenor saxophone
Harry Mahony: alto saxophone
Adam Carpenter: bass

Ballast Recordings
Stephen Widmer: mixing & engineering
Dustin Nevis: mixing & engineering
Jeff Cloyes: mastering


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