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Poolside at Coachella ’08: The National

In a video interview the Brooklyn-based rockers discuss their summer tour with R.E.M. and Modest Mouse, and detail Vincent Moon's new film about The Boxer.

By: SPIN Staff // April 26, 2008

Kicking off Coachella early Friday afternoon (April 25) with vodka in hand and parasol overhead, the National’s frontman Matt Berninger and guitarist Aaron Dessner take a minute to chat outside Spin‘s tropical Coachella abode.

Watch video footage — powered by Kyte — of the pair discussing their much-anticipated summer tour with R.E.M. and Modest Mouse, as well as A Skin, A Night, French filmmaker Vincent Moon’s “dark, moody” new work chronicling the band’s creation of their acclaimed 2007 opus, Boxer.

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