Viking's Choice

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What's that noise? Do you hear it? It sounds like maybe a spoon in a garbage disposal. Oh, wait, it's just NPR Music producer Lars Gotrich playing death metal through his headphones again. On this edition of All Songs Considered, Gotrich sits down with host Bob Boilen and talks about some of the artists he thinks have been noticeably absent from the show this year — some hard and loud, some ethereal and restrained. Hear music from Harvey Milk, Sebmo, Extra Life, Jacaszek and more.

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Viking's Choice

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Harvey Milk

  • Artist: Harvey Milk
  • Album: Life...The Best Game in Town
  • Song: Decades

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Song
Decades
Album
Life...The Best Game in Town
Artist
Harvey Milk
Label
Hydra Head
Released
2008

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Jacaszek

  • Artist: Jacaszek
  • Album: Treny
  • Song: Lament

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Song
Lament
Album
Treny
Artist
Jacaszek
Label
Miasmah
Released
2008

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Grails

  • Artist: Grails
  • Album: Take Refuge in Clean Living
  • Song: Take Refuge

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Song
Take Refuge
Album
Take Refuge in Clean Living
Artist
Grails
Label
Important
Released
2008

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Extra Life

  • Artist: Extra Life
  • Album: Secular Works
  • Song: Blackmail Blues

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Song
Blackmail Blues
Album
Secular Works
Artist
Extra Life
Label
I and Ear
Released
2008

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Scott Tuma

  • Artist: Scott Tuma
  • Album: Not for Nobody
  • Song: Fishen

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Evangelista

  • Artist: Evangelista
  • Album: Hello, Voyager
  • Song: Lucky Lucky Luck

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Song
Lucky Lucky Luck
Album
Hello, Voyager
Artist
Evangelista
Label
Constellation
Released
2008

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Stebmo

  • Artist: Stebmo
  • Album: Stebmo
  • Song: Holding Pattern

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Song
Holding Pattern
Album
Stebmo
Artist
Stebmo
Label
Southern Lord
Released
2008

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