CHLLNGR (a.k.a. Denmark-by-some-way-of-California: Steven Jess Borth II) is stepping up swinging with “Without Yours” off his sophomore LP Form of Release.

The follow up to 2012’s Datter EP and his 2011 murky debut Haven, the all-caps intermediate of CHLLNGR and JOSIAHWISE IS THE SERPENTWITHFEET on “Without Yours” triumphs on a trait past collaborations on Haven miss hit: fluidity. JOSIAHWISE’s Sunday bred voice and CHLLNGR’s dub-centered ear shake like a real Timberland dancing with a jug of juice studio connection. The duo worked together in Red Bull’s newly built studios in Copenhagen, shelling out five features for JOSIAHWISE IS THE SERPENTWITHFEET

The album itself comes after a year of legit studio time – something Borth avoided in his prior DIY approaches to productions &ndash and spending serious time working and touring with South African MC Spoek Mathambo who is fucking rad. Like come on, man. Spoek is unfortunately absent from Forms of Release, but good chance there’s a link between Spoek and the CHLLNGR/JOSIAHWISE collaborations, so settle down, CHLLNGR brought Obama’s dude Blaqstarr, Grace Hall of Skin Town, UK rapper Dels, and Nikolaj Manuel Vonsild of When Saints Go Machine to coexist in the gloomy Form of Release biodome.

Stay waiting for CHLLNGR and JOSIAHWISE IS THE SERPENTWITHFEET’s next single/video, “Come Around” in the links below and pre-order Form of Release on LA-based Time No Place

• CHLLNGR: https://soundcloud.com/chllngr
• JOSIAHWISE IS THE SERPENTWITHFEET: http://serpentwithfeet.com
• Time No Space: http://timenoplace.com

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