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In Conversation with Daniel Peate – Flightless Birds

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About This Episode

In today’s podcast we’re talking to Daniel Peate from instrumental three-piece Flightless Birds.

Regarded by many as ‘one to watch’, Dan Peate has been busy making a name for himself in the North West of England. Having recently finished studying at the Royal Northern College of Music, we’re pleased to report that his instrumental trio, Flightless Birds, is also dong well. Their latest EP shows just how well the group has gelled. Instrumentally they’re solid and boundlessly energetic, while the guitar playing of Alex Dineen is packed with infectious melody, marking the arrival of an ambitious young band with a big future ahead of them.

In this episode you're going to learn:

  • All about the band’s huge range of influences.
  • How they define their sound.
  • What it was like getting feedback from Snarky Puppy.
  • Why John Deacon remains Dan’s ultimate bass hero.
  • And much, much more…

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