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Lars Gotrich

Lars Gotrich appears in the following:

Viking's Choice: Pygmy Lush, 'On A Plain (Nirvana Cover)'

Friday, April 17, 2015

Pygmy Lush doesn't stray too far from the version of the song heard on MTV Unplugged. But then it brings the Crazy Horse-punk chaos.

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Viking's Choice: Radioactivity, 'Silent'

Thursday, April 16, 2015

If the thrilling country-punk song "Silent" is any indication, Radioactivity's forthcoming Silent Kill is going to be a cinematic piece of power-pop.

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Viking's Choice: Circuit Des Yeux, 'Fantasize The Scene'

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

There's a soothing allure to "Fantasize The Scene," a song meticulously arranged to re-create the sensation of sinking into nothing and everything.

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Viking's Choice: Tau Cross, 'Fire In The Sky'

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

After the brief reunion of the English crust-punk band Amebix ended in 2012, Rob Miller continued and evolved its lush metallic sound. Now comes a track that wants to open a portal between worlds.

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Beach Slang: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, April 10, 2015

James Snyder's euphoric punk anthems become raw and uplifting confessionals in this acoustic set — which includes a new song, "Too Late To Die Young."

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Viking's Choice: Red Death, 'Strategic Mass Delirium'

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

One of the pit leaders of today's stellar D.C. hardcore scene is Red Death, a band that more than lives up to its name.

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Viking's Choice: Luxury, 'You Must Change Your Life'

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Many bands take extended breaks to pursue other projects or raise families. Luxury is no different, except that three of its members became Orthodox priests.

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Viking's Choice: Pinkwash, 'Cancer Money'

Friday, April 03, 2015

With striking gold-on-purple artwork and a provocative title, "Cancer Money" finds catharsis in head-bashing repetition.

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Viking's Choice: Sharpless, 'Franz Kafka (Home Movies Cover)'

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

With the can-do gusto of an after-school special, Sharpless — part of the New York arts collective The Epoch — nails a cover of the Home Movies rock opera for the Faux Real II compilation.

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First Listen: Royal Thunder, 'Crooked Doors'

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Writing a breakup album is one thing. Writing a breakup album with your ex is another. A stunning hard-rock record, Crooked Doors grapples with what it means to live with your own history.

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For Mick Jenkins, Water Is A Way Of Life

Thursday, March 26, 2015

At SXSW, when a good portion of the crowd is likely drinking cheap beer, it's important to stay healthy in the heat. The Chicago hip-hop artist wants you to stay hydrated. No, really.

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Watch 5 Late-Night Lullabies From SXSW

Monday, March 23, 2015

Let Laura Marling, Torres, Luluc, Tom Brosseau and The Mynabirds' Laura Burhenn sing you to sleep in church courtyards and on the banks of Waller Creek in Austin, Texas.

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SXSW 2015 In 10 GIFs

Monday, March 23, 2015

Bounce with Killer Mike, do the running man with Stromae and catch a much-needed breeze with Waxahatchee in a series of GIFs by photographer Adam Kissick.

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First Listen: Ryley Walker, 'Primrose Green'

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Walker has developed into a thoughtful singer-songwriter who follows a tangled thread, evoking the '70s, when unplugged music could pick the body electric.

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Go Record Shopping With Waxahatchee's Katie Crutchfield

Saturday, March 21, 2015

During SXSW, we joined Crutchfield on her Austin ritual to the record store End Of An Ear. She received a nice little surprise when she stepped up to the checkout counter.

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The Mynabirds: South X Lullaby

Friday, March 20, 2015

Looking like a mermaid with a Casio keyboard, Laura Burhenn performs a new song from an album due out this summer. Down by a creek in Austin, "All My Heart" is a lover's hymn.

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Luluc: South X Lullaby

Thursday, March 19, 2015

After midnight at SXSW, the quiet folk duo Luluc sings "Star," a disquieting prayer that questions the light in the dark.

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Viking's Choice: Wild Throne, 'War Is A Romance'

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

With a deranged hardcore twang, a galloping Motörhead riff, and fusion-y Mars Volta guitar acrobatics, Wild Throne holds onto its wild combinations with grappling hooks.

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Mitski, 'Townie'

Monday, March 09, 2015

Faye Orlove's animated video for the fuzzy doo-wop track features hair clips, text messages, Chinese take-out boxes and NSFW images, playfully rendered in thick lines and a pink-and-orange palette.

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Viking's Choice: Girlpool, 'Ideal World'

Monday, March 09, 2015

With just an electric guitar and bass, Girlpool inhabits an entire ecosystem in the space of a bedroom. "Ideal World" comes from the duo's first full-length album, Before The World Was Big.

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