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Lars Gotrich

Lars Gotrich appears in the following:

Songs We Love: Fred Thomas, 'Voiceover'

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

The chorus-less, frenetic power-pop song narrates a string of feelings — the laundromat, the grocery store, the angry dad, the White Castle — that regulate our existence.

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First Listen: Zao, 'The Well-Intentioned Virus'

Thursday, December 01, 2016

For two decades, the band has maintained a mix of thoughtfulness and savagery unparalleled in metal. This is peak Zao, back with its most feral and fully realized offering in years.

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Hear City Of Caterpillar's Previously Unreleased Song, 'As The Curtains Dim'

Monday, November 14, 2016

To celebrate City Of Caterpillar's reunion tour, here's a gloomy and suspenseful track that got left off the Richmond post-hardcore band's sole album, released in 2002.

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First Listen: D∆WN, 'Redemption'

Thursday, November 10, 2016

As electronic dance music continues to experiment, D∆WN stands apart by making challenging pop music with soul. Redemption radiates defiance in its celebration of the self.

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Viking's Choice: Vagabon, 'Fear & Force'

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Lætitia Tamko's music exists in the seam of our own history and memory. For Vagabon's debut album, she reworks a fuzzy rocker into something more delicate and subdued.

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Viking's Choice: Mind Over Mirrors, 'Restore & Slip'

Monday, November 07, 2016

There's an ancient, pastoral thrill to Jaime Fennelly's harmonium/synth music, aided here by Califone's Jim Becker and Death Blues' Jon Mueller.

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First Listen: Daniel Bachman, 'Daniel Bachman'

Thursday, November 03, 2016

At 26, Bachman is already an established voice in the solo guitar music scene, but he knows that evolution comes in steps, not leaps. Here, he presents the most rounded version of himself.

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Is Life A Total Bore? Jump On Kero Kero Bonito's 'Trampoline'

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Kero Kero Bonito is a glitter cannon to the heart. With the "Trampoline" video, the U.K. pop trio is here to make the world a little less drab.

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Drive-By Truckers: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, October 24, 2016

The long-running rock band holds a mirror to the hard realities of America right now on American Band. Watch Drive-By Truckers' emotional performance at the NPR Music office.

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Run The Jewels Announces New Album, Shares 'Talk To Me'

Monday, October 24, 2016

The duo announces RTJ3 with a single from Adult Swim. With spooky production, low-end piano and John Bonham-size drum fills, "Talk To Me" sounds like John Carpenter took his synths to Valhalla.

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Joanna Newsom Shares Unreleased Song, 'Make Hay'

Monday, October 24, 2016

Newsom celebrates the one-year anniversary of Divers with a song recorded during that album's sessions.

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The Sweet Windbreakers In Flasher's Video For 'Destroy' Will Make You Jealous

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Featuring Taylor Mulitz from Priests, Flasher's lush post-punk is razor-cut with a bit of a sarcastic sneer. The band looks good in light blue for a video filmed around its D.C. stomping grounds.

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First Listen: Mannequin Pussy, 'Romantic'

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Mannequin Pussy knows — and sounds like — the hell that is heartbreak, veering in short bursts between syrupy sweet pop and charred-walls-of-sound punk.

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Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The Seattle band and the late rapper both received nods in their first year of eligibility. Chic received its 11th nomination.

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First Listen: American Football, 'American Football'

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Just like that, the emo band returns 17 years after its debut album — a bit older and a bit more introspective, yet still holding on to that teenage feeling.

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Songs We Love: Priests, 'JJ'

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Priests will release its long-awaited debut album early next year. Here, the D.C. punk band dives into the weirdness of the interpersonal with an out-of-tune piano gone haywire.

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D∆WN Announces Final Album In Trilogy, Shares 'Renegades'

Friday, October 07, 2016

D∆WN's had a busy 2016, but it's all been been leading up to Redemption. The first single is a hyper piece of futuristic club music pulsing with robotic soul.

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Listen To Mary J. Blige's Powerful New Song 'Thick Of It'

Friday, October 07, 2016

Co-written with Jazmine Sullivan, Blige's new song is classic R&B balladry meets trap beats with dramatic panache. Blige says it's "so personal it's almost painful to let it out."

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So Many Ways To Love: Hear Alicia Keys' 'Blended Family,' Feat. A$AP Rocky

Friday, October 07, 2016

With last night's announcement of her long-awaited new album, Here, Alicia Keys offers an acoustic guitar-driven song about starting a new family with the son of a previous marriage.

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The Rolling Stones Announces Blues Covers Album, Shares 'Just Your Fool'

Thursday, October 06, 2016

What does a new album from The Rolling Stones sound like in 2016? A lot like the old ones, if "Just Your Fool" is any indication.

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