Hear Robin Pecknold Break Down Fleet Foxes’ “Mearcstapa” On Song Exploder

Fleet Foxes are the latest band to get the Song Exploder treatment. Robin Pecknold is the guest on the podcast’s most recent episode, and he breaks down “Mearcstapa” from their new album, Crack-Up. There’s obviously a lot that goes into each one of their elaborate songs, and Pecknold looks at every individual instrument that’s on the thing and talks about how the track developed from his original idea to the version that appears on the album. Listen to the episode below.

Crack-Up is out now via Nonesuch.