[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.