Zebulon Pike performs at the Mcnally Smith Soundbite Series

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    Oct 26, 2012 Zebulon Pike performs at the McNally Smith Soundbite Series hosted by David Campbell.

As part of our ongoing collaboration with McNally Smith across the street from MPR headquarters, we're pleased to share another installment of their Soundbite Series hosted by David Campbell.

This week, the spotlight is on prog-doom metal band Zebulon Pike. Since forming in 2004, the act has contributed a unique sound to the Twin Cities musical landscape that often goes overlooked.

For this performance, the group played four songs and chatted with David about how people perceive them and how they log and expand their ideas. There's also a good story in the mix about house finches that lends a particular light on the band's creative process.

Songs performed: "Introduction, "Space Is The Corpse Of Time," "Howl Of Wicka" and "In Blood Is Passion"

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  • Zebulon Pike

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