Episode 76: June 22, 2016

Damon Atkinson

Damon Atkinson is best known for his association with Braid and Hey Mercedes. His cleverly composed, crisply executed beats are essential elements of those bands’ formulas. He tells Joe about becoming fascinated with drumming while still a toddler; his punk rock roots in the northern suburbs of Milwaukee; how his DIY background served him well when transitioning into the world of music business; and how–at age nineteen–he balanced fatherhood and musical ambition.

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