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Climb a Rock 04:09
By the Sea 03:22


released May 12, 2017

Adam Burd - guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
Ryan Johnson - drums, backing vocals
Allen Murray - bass, backing vocals
Michael Zak - vocals, guitar, keyboards

Engineered and mixed by Adam Burd
at Avast! Recording, Burd Haus and Whiney Cat Audio in Seattle, WA
Special thanks to Stuart Hallerman
at Avast! Recording for his support
And thanks to Miner Drums for the snare!
Mastered by Kevin Bressler at Whiney Cat Audio
Lacquer Cutting by Levi Seitz at Blackbelt Mastering, Seattle WA
Cover Art by Brett Whitacre, Graphic Design by James Jay

Climb A Rock written by Michael Zak and Niles Sankey
Get Your Digs In written by Michael Zak and Allen Murray
By The Sea and Cigarette Jeans written by Michael Zak

Produced, arranged and performed by Modern Athletics
with additional production by Dennis MacKay on Get Your Digs In

Special thanks to our families and friends!


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Modern Athletics Seattle

Modern Athletics is Mike Zak, Adam Burd, Allen Murray & Ryan Johnson.

We're four guys from Seattle, WA. One is Canadian, but we don't hold that against him.
We like to sing and laugh and we make a lot of jokes.
But we're not joking about this.
Also, we love you.
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