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One glimpse at Bryce Dessner's El Chan shows you so much more / mxdwn

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It's easy to forget that musicians have rich inner lives all to their own. Most of us are happy enough with what we get onstage and in the tone of the music, allowing that to inform our entire perception of an artist. But easy as it may be to forget their lives beyond the stage, it's similarly easy to forget that others are accomplished musicians outside of their primary group. Take for instance Bryce Dessner, if one were able to name him at all it would be as the guitarist of indie rock darlings The National, but one glimpse at his latest release El Chan shows you so much more.

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