Cautious Clay

Josh Karpeh AKA Cautious Clay brings a fresh sense of authenticity to minimalist indie R&B. His hauntingly beautiful voice time and time again transports us with his tranquil cool soundscapes. His debut EP, Blood Type, is out now! 

Pigeons and Planes calls Cautious Clay, "A 24 year-old singer with a bright future," and added "Cold War" to their 'Best Songs of the Week'". "'Cold War,' the latest single from D.C. native and Brooklyn-based Artist Cautious Clay, is a smooth journey from start to finish. Clay's voice is soothing as it effortlessly floats over the glimmering production." 

Complex says, "Late last year, New York-based artist Cautious Clay made an impressive debut with his single 'Cold War'—an addictive track featuring lyrics that detailed the difficulties every 20-something goes through in the dating realm. Today he returns to kick off the new year with his latest single, 'Juliet + Caesar.'"

NPR says, "'Stolen Moments,' the latest single from nascent Brooklyn poly-instrumentalist and singer Cautious Clay (neé Josh Karpeh), is a stunning, hushed lament that plays out like a lovers' quarrel about commitment (or lack thereof) that's still reeling long after the last words have been thrown... By the last guitar strums, it's clear: 'Stolen Moments' is a luxurious kiss-off told a day too late."




Pitchfork featured the video, calling it "a meditation on human interaction in the age of dating apps and social media."