[On the Record](http://www.rhapsody.com/blog/on-the-record/) is a video series where rock stars gush about their favorite records -- in exactly 45 seconds. Click above to watch alt-rock guitar gods [Built To Spill](http://www.rhapsody.com/goto?rcid=art.5624) give it up for [R.E.M](http://www.rhapsody.com/goto?rcid=art.4162).
Live from Rhapsody's 10th-anniversary party in Seattle, here's our exclusive backstage chat with indie-rock guitar-god lifers [Built to Spill](http://www.rhapsody.com/goto?rcid=art.5624), who hold forth on the notion that "not everyone should make music," the lucrative life of a semi-famous guitarist (free flights!) and more. The beards will not disappoint you.
Welcome to [Producers Corner](http://www.rhapsody.com/blog/producers-corner), our new video series in which we grill our favorite producers about their mysterious craft while following them around their naturalhabitat: the studio, of course. This week we visit Pacific Northwest titan Phil Ek, shepherd of innumerable indie-rock classics from [Built to Spill](http://www.rhapsody.com/goto?rcid=art.5624), [Modest Mouse](http://www.rhapsody.com/goto?rcid=art.5497), [The Shins](http://www.rhapsody.com/goto?rcid=art.43306) and more. Watch as he shows us around his inner sanctum, laments the plight of new up-and-coming producers, and tries to explain how much work this job really entails. It's all brought to you by ASUS and Intel. Enjoy.