Square to Be Hip

The National's Dessner brothers put substance before style


Brian Fisher goes to Brooklyn, New York to talk to the guitar-toting brothers in indie-rock band the National.  Aaron and Bryce Dessner show off some of their tools of the trade, including a Smallman classical that probably won't be showing up at any rock venues anytime soon. 

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