Daniel Lanois to be Vinylthon 2017 Keynote Interview

Daniel Lanois (Tiny Desk Concert at NPR Studio)

We are very excited to announce that Daniel Lanois will be the featured keynote interview for this year’s Vinylthon event.

Canadian-born Lanois, is is best known for producing albums for a wide variety of artists, including Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Peter Gabriel, Emmylou Harris, Willie Nelson, and Brandon Flowers. Lanois also collaborated with Brian Eno: most famously on producing several albums for U2, including the multi-platinum The Joshua Tree and Achtung Baby. Three albums produced or co-produced by Lanois have won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Four other albums received Grammy nominations.

As well as discussing his award-winning production work, in his interview with College Radio Day founder, Rob Quicke, Lanois also talks about his remarkable solo work, his experiences in the studio,  as well as his friendships with many of the most well-known artists of today.

The interview will be made available to all participating stations that are taking part in the 2nd annual Vinylthon, happening nationwide on Saturday, April 22nd. (collegeradio.org

Watch a performance by Daniel Lanois on NPR's Tiny Desk Concert here


Alban Murati