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Lars Gotrich

Lars Gotrich appears in the following:

Video: Horse Lords' Hypnotic 'Truthers' Will Blast Your Noodle

Friday, April 29, 2016

The Baltimore group makes body music influenced by Saharan desert blues, krautrock, jazz and the band Television. Watch a rhythmic cascade of glitchy shapes and letters in the video for "Truthers."

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The Sound Of Crushing Silence: A Death-Metal Band Covers John Cage's '4'33"'

Thursday, April 28, 2016

It's brutal... okay, it's not. But there is a sick drum-stick count-off.

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Viking's Choice: Thrice, 'Black Honey'

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

After long forays into pop-punk and arty post-hardcore, Thrice returns from a hiatus with a sonically grandiose third act.

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In Xeno & Oaklander's 'Marble' Video, All That Glitters Is Not Glamour

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The synth-pop duo stars in a video that envisions a '70s variety show through several lenses.

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Songs We Love: Kwesi Foraes, 'Heroin'

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Foraes hems and howls like a blues singer caught between epiphany and defeat. In a string-laden folk-rock song, love and addiction are draped in darkness.

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Julia Holter: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, April 22, 2016

The most minute details suddenly become a grandiose spectacle in Julia Holter's cosmic cabaret. Her new arrangements at the NPR Music offices unravel amid moments of both quiet and bombast.

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Crosss' Occult-Ridden 'Golden Hearth' Video Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

Thursday, April 21, 2016

The sludgy rock 'n' roll band gets the horror flick its creepy-crawly music demands, complete with Wicker Man-inspired costumes and grisly dealings.

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Got A Broken Heart? Hit The Karaoke Bar With Luke Bell's 'Sometimes'

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

The country singer's VHS-quality video gathers friends in a bar to laugh and forget the pain.

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Songs We Love: Sarah Louise, 'Floating Rhododendron'

Friday, April 15, 2016

When we translate the natural world through instruments, we commune with it. The guitarist culls her 12-string compositions from birdsong, rivers and the sacred drone of Appalachian folk music.

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Big Hush Turns Nirvana's 'Sifting' Into A Droney Dream

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Featuring the whisper-soft vocals of Chris Taylor (Pygmy Lush, pg. 99), Big Hush radically transforms the sludgy, feedback-squealing Nirvana song into a quiet, softly strummed apology.

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Viking's Choice: Marisa Anderson, 'He Is Without His Guns'

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Into The Light is an imaginary soundtrack for a science-fiction western. The guitarist's "He Is Without His Guns" conveys the urgency of a stand-off, but feels small in its somber movements.

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'You Couldn't Help But Be The Student': Remembering Tony Conrad

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

David Grubbs, C. Spencer Yeh, Jennifer Walshe, Chris Forsyth and others pay tribute to the experimental composer and to his natural gifts as a mentor.

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Psychic Temple's 'Brother O' Video Captures A Dazzling Southern California

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Led by Chris Schlarb, "Brother O" is a breezy and beachy number that's way more involved than it lets on. The video beautifully quick-cuts scenes set in Long Beach and L.A.

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Viking's Choice: Jackie Lynn, 'Alien Love'

Monday, April 11, 2016

Under her alter ego Jackie Lynn, Circuit Des Yeux's Haley Fohr exists in an alternate world where outlaw country dreams of synth wires and her moaning baritone narrates the seediest story ever told.

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Viking's Choice: Erin Tobey, 'I'm Young'

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Erin Tobey's blossoming music opens just at the moment of revelation. After more than a decade, the Bloomington singer-songwriter returns with a reflective second album.

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Tiny Moving Parts Has The Best. Day. Ever. In 'Headache' Video

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

If you only had 24 hours left to live, how would you spend it? If you answered "skydiving, shotgunning beers at national landmarks and bathing in milk," then you are the band Tiny Moving Parts.

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Viking's Choice: Aloha, 'Faraway Eyes'

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Aloha's first album in six years is largely inspired by the grand gestures and airy atmospheres of '80s pop music — particularly in the rhythmically rich "Faraway Eyes."

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Viking's Choice: Krano, 'Tosca'

Friday, April 01, 2016

No rock 'n' roll record has felt this mysterious and free-spirited in years. The honky-tonkin' "Tosca" recalls the rambling '70s vibe of Jorge Ben and Bob Dylan.

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Songs We Love: The Glands, 'Straight Down'

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Ross Shapiro was that surly record store clerk, but was also the frontman for one of the great late '90s Athens bands. We remember the late musician with a perfectly perverse rock 'n' roll dance song.

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Viking's Choice: Pinkwash, 'Burning Too'

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The noise-punk-prog-stoner-pop band goes for full-contact catharsis in this two-minute barnstormer.

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