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Interview Mon Jul 20 2009

Conversations at Pitchfork Festival: Beirut

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Photo of Paul and Perrin taken by WBEZ

A weekend full of interviews with some of the nicest bands around was capped off with Paul and Perrin, two of the musicians in the band Beirut. The guys and I camped out backstage under a tree, chatting about the wonderful staff and actual musicians who work at Pitchfork Festival, their encounter with a drunk Pete Shelley of the Buzzcocks, and how part of Beirut was formed in a Haggen-Dazs. Special thanks to WBEZ for reading my mind and taking a shot of the guys a day before during their set, somehow knowing I would get so engrossed in our conversation that I'd forget to snap a picture.


Thanks for tuning in as I sat down with some of the artists this past weekend, and I hope everyone had a wonderful Pitchfork Music Festival 2009.

 

Pezzettino / July 21, 2009 1:51 AM

Is there a missing audio link here?

Lisa White / July 21, 2009 10:05 AM

Pezzettino- Thanks for pointing that out so we could catch the error. It's now fixed, enjoy!

Pezzettino / August 3, 2009 11:36 PM

Thanks! Love the interview, thanks for sharing!

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