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The Vocoder & Opinions on Blitzen Trapper and Sleigh Bells

Jim and Greg are joined by Dave Tompkins, author of How to Wreck a Nice Beach, a history of the vocoder from World War II to Hip-Hop. Tompkins reveals the instrument’s secret military past and funk roots.

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