Cautious Clay

Real Name:
Josh Karpeh
Josh Karpeh was born on January 30, 1993 in Cleveland, Ohio. He began playing flute at seven and picked up saxophone to join his high school jazz band. Karpeh attended college at George Washington University where he minored in Jazz. After graduating from George Washington, he moved to Brooklyn, New York, where he currently resides.

During his time at George Washington University, Karpeh first began to learn music production by making beats for friends and doing remixes. His production style was largely influenced by SoundCloud. On December 14, 2015, he released a remix for Billie Eilish’s song "Ocean Eyes" on SoundCloud and, on November 18, 2016, the remix was included as one of four other official remixes on the Ocean Eyes (The Remixes) EP. On September 22, 2017, he released "Cold War", the first single from his debut EP, Blood Type, which was first released on February 21, 2018, and then re-released on April 13, 2018 with the additional single "Stolen Moments". Cautious Clay's debut live performance took place in Brooklyn at Baby's All Right on March 8, 2018, to a sold-out crowd. On April 30, 2018, Cautious Clay's first official music video for "Cold War" was released on Pitchfork.



none Cautious Clay - Deadpan Love album art Cautious Clay Deadpan Love (Album) Not On Label (Cautious Clay) none US 2021 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

none Cautious Clay RESONANCE (EP) Not On Label none US 2018 Sell This Version
none Cautious Clay - Blood Type album art Cautious Clay Blood Type (EP) Not On Label (Cautious Clay Self-released) none US 2018 Sell This Version
CC003-1, CC003 Cautious Clay - Table Of Context album art Cautious Clay Table Of Context (EP) Not On Label CC003-1, CC003 US 2019 Sell This Version
CCRSD202113 Cautious Clay - Prototype 3000 album art Cautious Clay Prototype 3000(7", Ltd) Cautious Clay CCRSD202113 US 2021 Sell This Version


PCD-24912 Cautious Clay - Complete album art Cautious Clay Complete(CD, Comp) P-Vine Records PCD-24912 Japan 2020 Sell This Version


none Cautious Clay Call Me (Faysal Matin Remix)(File, MP3, 320) Not On Label (Cautious Clay) none 2018