Why to Play in a Band - Conrad Doucette

In Chapter 5 of 21 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, musician and Takka Takka drummer Conrad Doucette answers "What Do You Enjoy Most About Being in a Band?"  He begins with the second most enjoyable piece is the creative process collaborating and working with others.  His primary motivator is simply playing and the emotional and physical satisfaction that come with it.  Doucette is the drummer for the Brooklyn-based band Takka Takka.  He also performs with The National, Okkervil River, and Alina Simone.  When not performing, Doucette works as a copywriter, blogger, and digital media producer.  He has worked at Blender, Fuse TV, and Heavy.com.  Doucette earned his BA in History from the University of Michigan.