Take Flight, the debut album from The Write Brothers, equal parts rapper Devon Ewalt and producer Dante Davinci is a seamless blend of geeky wordplay and hip hop. It’s a fun, engaging record, one that’s catchy and intimate at the same time.

Joined by guest vocals by the likes of Annie Costa, Caroline Rose, and Jer Coons, the album features a nice range of sounds across the seven tracks. Right from the get-go in ‘Lucid Dream’, there’s a ton of geeky references and allusions: there’s a trip to the moon, Clint Eastwood, Gary Larsen and Luke Skywalker mentioned throughout. This isn’t quite like nerdcore: they don’t quite wear their geekiness on their sleeves, but let the references do the heavy lifting with the imagery in the lyrics.

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The album’s been on regular rotation on my headphones for a while now, and you can listen to (and download) the entire album for free on SoundCloud.