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A Conversation With Dean Deleo of STP



    Former San Diegan and guitarist Dean DeLeo chatted with SoundDiego/KPRi's Chris Cantore on Wednesday before his show with Stone Temple Pilots at S.D.S.U.'s Viejas Arena. 

    In the relaxed conversation, DeLeo opened up on about his time in San Diego, producing the new record and how life has changed since becoming a parent.

    The podcast of the interview -- available below -- includes the following excerpts:

    DeLeo reflecting on his time in San Diego:

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    "I really dug being outdoors ... amazing hikes around Torrey Pines and the cliffs."

    DeLeo discussing the new STP record and his first time in the producer's chair:

    "You step into a situation like that, it's very intimate, man."

    On fatherhood:

    "You want to be the best that you can be.... It really creates a mirror on all sides, to be on your toes.

    interview with dean deleo / STP by chriscantore