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Lars Gotrich

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Hear 'Inside Edition,' Sneaks' One-Minute Micro-Pop Jam

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

As Sneaks, Washington, D.C.'s Eva Moolchan works in brief bursts. Recorded by Ex Hex's Mary Timony, Moolchan trades funky bass lines for a minimalist synth sample.

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Ladies And Gentlemen, No Joy's 'Califone' Is Floating In Space

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The shoegaze duo turns down the noise for bustling dream-pop on its new single, accompanied by a video featuring guitars dropped like bombs from a fighter jet and Jasamine White-Gluz's floating head.

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In Touché Amoré's 'Benediction,' Jeremy Bolm Brings His Mother's Story Home

Monday, January 23, 2017

Stage Four deals with the death of the singer's mother with the kind of rage, questioning and wisdom that grief provides. Bolm visits his mother's Nebraska hometown in the somber "Benediction."

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Listen: Cayetana, The Menzingers, Restorations On ACLU Covers Comp

Friday, January 20, 2017

Members of the Philly punk scene and bands from across the country have come together for the 38-track covers album Don't Stop Now.

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The First Gorillaz Song In 5 Years Features Benjamin Clementine

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Clementine sings the woozy "Hallelujah Money" in a golden elevator as images of old-school cartoons and end-times gloom flash behind him.

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First Listen: Priests, 'Nothing Feels Natural'

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Fully embracing the D.C. punk band's pop and experimental leanings, Priests' first album isn't a direct response to the state of the nation so much as a state of mind.

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William Onyeabor, Mysterious Funk Musician, Dies At 70

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Beloved to DJs and crate diggers, the Nigerian musician died Monday following a brief illness.

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Brent Cobb: Tiny Desk Concert

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Cobb's words shimmer like a tall glass of sweet tea in the late-morning sun. Watch the country singer-songwriter perform four songs from his debut album.

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Viking's Choice: Career Suicide, 'Distractions'

Thursday, January 12, 2017

There's still power in three chords played loud and fast. Career Suicide cranks out '80s-inspired hardcore with the passion of teenagers discovering D.O.A. and Circle Jerks for the first time.

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Viking's Choice: The Courtneys, 'Tour'

Thursday, January 12, 2017

With its driving bass, nearly motorik drum beat and jangly punk chords, "Tour" is the kind of pop song that belongs in a karaoke bar.

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Hear Slowdive's First New Song In 22 Years

Thursday, January 12, 2017

With its rippling guitars, hushed vocals, cooed oh-ohs and beds of synths, "Star Roving" looks to the way Slowdive's first two albums surfed the celestial skyways.

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Hear 'A Stygian Pyre' By Pillorian, A New Band From Agalloch's John Haughm

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Parts of Pillorian will be familiar to Agalloch fans, but this is John Haughm at his most bestial.

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Viking's Choice: Code Orange, 'Bleeding In The Blur'

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Code Orange could never be accused of going soft, but the hardcore band does like to play with noise and melody. Its new track is a dark pop song that sounds as if it's been carved from obsidian.

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Stream Brian Eno's Ambient Album 'Reflection'

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Eno's plinking chimes, rippling vibraphone and deep synth tones mirror a parallel world across a single, 54-minute track.

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The Top 10 Solo Guitar Records Of 2016

Friday, December 30, 2016

Across ambient, jazz, psychedelic and American Primitive styles, this year proved that the possibilities of the guitar continue to flourish.

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Viking's Choice: The Year In The Loud And The Weird

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Our resident Viking recalls 2016 in feral metal, dystopian and ocean-mimicking synths and Afro-futurist pop cubism.

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Merry Christmas, Ya Filthy Animals! Here's Run The Jewels' New Album.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Run The Yules! Killer Mike and El-P dropped off RTJ3 three weeks early.

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Stream Nine Inch Nails' 'Not The Actual Events' EP

Friday, December 23, 2016

Trent Reznor promised new Nine Inch Nails material by the year's end, and boy is it heavy.

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Viking's Choice: So Stressed, 'The King's Wig'

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

More love songs should sound like a vintage Dodge Charger slamming into a brick wall. In "The King's Wig," the Sacramento noise-punk band channels the chaotic scuzz of Spazz with ramming speed.

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Grouper Releases Winter Solstice Single, Hear 'Headache'

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Liz Harris' new 7" is a muted meditation that sighs with stark melancholy, "My head hurts."

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