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An Interview With Kip Berman (The Natvral)

Having had Beatles on the brain for a while now, specifically the early years of their hysteria-inducing mop tops, I started to think about their early interviews. I looked up some of those early pressers and was taken aback by just how many times the fab foursome was asked about money and marriage, but there were also some gems hidden amongst the clunkers. And so, inspired by the early press conferences of the Beatles, especially their US tour interviews, I decided to ask some of those very same questions to some of the best and brightest making music today.

As The Natvral, Kip Berman has, for the time being anyway, traded in sugary sweet fuzz gaze (as singer/songwriter for the excellent The Pains of Being Pure at Heart) for more stripped-down, troubadourian pursuits.

As a man with guitar-in-hand and heart-on-sleeve, Berman's earnest, heartfelt songs feel especially poignant and intimate, even more so when played live. It just so happens that The Natvral is in DC tonight, at Son…

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