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Agalloch and Ludicra drummer Aesop Dekker says he thinks Bobby Hutcherson is a sorcerer.
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February 1, 2011 Dekker plays drums in the innovative black-metal bands Agalloch and Ludicra, but says that before he'd ever heard Kiss, "there was only Coltrane." Find out which Mingus album he calls a "Lovecraftian noir soundtrack" and more with Dekker's favorite five jazz records.
December 28, 2010 Hear a "looped liturgy for the apocalypse" and "fire coming out of the fog" in this conversation about the year's best metal, drone and outer sound.
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May 4, 2010 On this edition of All Songs Considered, host Bob Boilen chats with NPR Music producers Frannie Kelley, Lars Gotrich and Patrick Jarenwattananon about some of their favorite new metal, noise, jazz and hip-hop songs.
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