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Origin Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Genres Funk rock[1][2]
Years active 1993–present
Members John Ostby
Eric Fawcett
Brent Paschke
Christian Twigg

Spymob is a funk rock band, from Minneapolis best known for their appearance on the 2003 Star Trak Entertainment compilation The Neptunes present Clones, with the song "Half Steering Half Eating Ice Cream." They also provided backing instruments for N.E.R.D.'s 2002 debut In Search Of.... Bassist Christian Twigg, guitarist Brent Paschke and drummer Eric Fawcett provided backing instruments on N.E.R.D.'s third album, Seeing Sounds, released in June 2008. Recently they have worked with alternative band Paramore.

The band released their major label release Sitting Around Keeping Score on Star Trak Entertainment in 2003.


  • Townhouse Stereo (Spymob, Inc, 1996)
  • Basement Tapes (Spymob, Inc, 2001)
  • Sitting Around Keeping Score (Arista/Star Trak Entertainment, 2003)
  • Spymob EP (Spymob, Inc, 2005)
  • Memphis (Spymob, 2014)


  1. ^ Marsh, Steve (1 March 2005). "Big in Japan, anonymous in Minny.(City Limits)(Brief Article)". Mpls-St. Paul Magazine. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Kellman, Andy. "N.E.R.D. – Fly or Die". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 

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