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Lars Gotrich

Lars Gotrich appears in the following:

Viking's Choice: Kayo Dot, 'The Mortality Of Doves'

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

If Mr. Mister's atmospheric ballad "Broken Wings" had been written for a proggy space opera, it might sound something like this cyberpunk slow jam.

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First Listen: Godflesh, 'A World Lit Only By Fire'

Sunday, September 28, 2014

In the late '80s, the Birmingham duo made guitar-pounding, drum-machine-and-bass industrial metal capable of melting Terminators. This is classic Godflesh, unadorned and even flayed in its rage.

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Mary Lattimore And Jeff Zeigler, 'The White Balloon'

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

In a slowly enveloping track for harp, guitar and synth, director Naomi Yang (Galaxie 500, Damon & Naomi) explores the "remnants of what has been lost and what remains."

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Myrkur, 'Nattens Barn'

Monday, September 22, 2014

Amalie Bruun, the Danish musician behind the atmospheric black-metal project Myrkur, communes with the forest and summons the oceans.

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First Listen: Electric Wizard, 'Time To Die'

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Electric Wizard has spent two decades playing ridiculously heavy, misanthropic doom metal. On Time To Die, the band gets more room to explore than ever.

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Viking's Choice: Beach Slang, 'Dirty Cigarettes'

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Sure, Beach Slang's got a Goo Goo Dolls thing going on. But the shimmering "Dirty Cigarettes" feels lived-in, even ugly, by comparison.

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Viking's Choice: Xerxes, 'Collision Blonde'

Friday, September 12, 2014

The Louisville post-hardcore band always had some caustic melody to it. But the band's new album explodes its palette with the boomy, gloomy atmospheres of The Cure.

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Question Dot GIF: What Hometown Artist Inspired You To Make Music?

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Circuit Des Yeux, White Lung, SubRosa, Obnox, and others sit for GIF portraits during Raleigh, N.C.'s Hopscotch Music Festival, an event that celebrates its homegrown music scene.

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Question Dot GIF: What Hometown Artist Inspired You To Make Music?

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Circuit Des Yeux, White Lung, SubRosa, Obnox, and others sit for GIF portraits during Raleigh, N.C.'s Hopscotch Music Festival, an event that celebrates its homegrown music scene.

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The Hopscotch 5

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh, N.C., has unbridled enthusiasm for its hometown artists. Download new music from the noisily catchy No Love, the brooding funkss, See Gulls, and more.

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Into It. Over It., 'The Shaking Of Leaves'

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Directors John Komar and Reza Iman explore difficult nuances surrounding a friend's murder, related here via an animated story about a dog that leaves an abusive owner.

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Restorations, 'Separate Songs'

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Hear the first single from LP3, a lush, bottom-heavy rock album with a bleeding heart way out front.

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First Listen: Death Blues, 'Ensemble'

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Jon Mueller is thinking about death. It sounds like a hammer hitting an acoustic guitar. William Ryan Fritch joins the Volcano Choir drummer for a blown-out, hyper-real orchestra of the self.

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Viking's Choice: Nathan Bowles, 'Chuckatuck'

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Featuring a scorched guitar solo by Charalambides' Tom Carter, Bowles carves out his own corner of clawhammer-banjo-based music on his second solo album.

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Viking's Choice: Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band, 'I Ain't Waiting'

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The guitar virtuoso seeks the endless jam at the intersection of Television and The Grateful Dead, taking a line from the former's iconic "Marquee Moon" as a song title.

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Viking's Choice: Accept, 'Final Journey'

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Could Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg have guessed that, one day, a cocksure German heavy metal band โ€” now 40 years strong โ€” would pay tribute to his "Morning Mood" melody?

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Steve Gunn And Mike Cooper, 'Pony Blues'

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Director Champ Ensminger's lush video for "Pony Blues" takes the blues out of the Delta and into the jungles of Thailand for an unsettling ghost story.

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U.S. General Killed In Afghanistan Was On First Combat Deployment

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

An attacker wearing an Afghan military uniform shot at service members from the NATO-led coalition. Maj. Gen. Harold Greene is the highest-ranking U.S. officer killed in a war-zone since Vietnam.

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Newport Folk 2014 In Photos

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

We saw more than 50 bands over three days during the 55th anniversary of the Newport Folk Festival in seaside Rhode Island. Here are some of the moments we'll remember.

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First Listen: Panopticon, 'Roads To The North'

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Inspired by the birth of a child and a new career, Austin Lunn's triumphant, ebullient new album as Panopticon steps outside his curveball mixture of metal and American folk.

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