Band El Vy takes the Marketplace Quiz

Dec 4, 2015
Brent Knopf from Menomena and Matt Berninger from The National teamed up recently to form El Vy and take our economics-inspired personality quiz.
El Vy members Brent Knopf and Matt Berninger.
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Election issues with a melody: An interview with The National

Nov 1, 2012
Indie rockers The National take a break from a recording session in upstate New York to talk politics and election issues, and perform a version of their economically inspired "Bloodbuzz Ohio"

The National, politics, and 'Bloodbuzz Ohio'

Nov 1, 2012
When Marketplace went looking for music that had something to say about this election year and the issues that affect regular Americans, The National volunteered its song, “Bloodbuzz Ohio.”

The National weighs in on politics, the election and Ohio

Nov 1, 2012
Reporter Krissy Clark sits down with the lead singer of The National to see how a 'non-political' band makes music in an election year.