Poolside at Coachella '08: The National

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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.

Now Watch This: SPIN.com video interview with the National

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