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Gross Ghost Haunts The Triangle

Gross Ghost plays the main stage at the Hopscotch Music Festival in 2013.
Soleil Konkel
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Before Mike Dillon and TreAcklen formed the band Gross Ghost, they were friends and roommates.  They lived in a rural area on the outskirts on Raleigh and started creating music to combat boredom and cabin fever. Five years after the start of their friendship, they are releasing their second album, Public Housing.  

Host Frank Stasio speaks with  band members Christopher Riddle, TreAcklen, Rob Dipatri, and Mike Dillon about their upcoming performance at the Hopscotch Music Festival.  

Shawn Wen joined the staff of The State of Things in March 2012 and served as associate producer until February 2014.
Longtime NPR correspondent Frank Stasio was named permanent host of The State of Things in June 2006. A native of Buffalo, Frank has been in radio since the age of 19. He began his public radio career at WOI in Ames, Iowa, where he was a magazine show anchor and the station's News Director.