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Viking's Choice

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Comic book artist Daniel Warren Johnson (Murder Falcon, Extremity) illustrates the music of Viking's Choice. Horns up!

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Where heavy metal, heady psych, dreamy ambient, furious punk, chooglin' rock, twinkly emo and cotton-candy pop music all come to freak out. All of these disparate sounds make sense in the brain of NPR Music's Lars Gotrich and are documented on his Viking's Choice newsletter

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April 3 Mixtape: Zipper

Sonhos Tomam Conta, "oração do mar"
Broadcast, "Follow the Light"
Esy Tadesse, "Buna"
Dirty Three, "Love changes everything I"
Gastr del Sol, "The Seasons Reverse (Live)"
Pallbearer, "Where the Light Fades"
Steph Richards, "Power Vibe"
Ulla & Ultrafog, "lame mart"
Tomeka Reid Quartet, "Sauntering with Mr. Brown"
New Jazz Underground, "oney one's one"
Maya Q, "Starburst"
Kólga, "Space Beach Massacre"
Basque, "Stillness"
Jeremiah Cymerman, "Body of Light"
Ezra Feinberg (feat. David Lackner), "Future Sand"
Olivia Block, "The Hermit's Peak"
Circle, "Napa-alue"
marucoporoporo, "Cycle of Love"
Dhana Jeera, "Blushing Sky"
Nick Granata, "Nailer's Somng"
The New Eves, "Astrolabe"
Same Heads, "Side Sleeper"
Frihet, "Magic Poison"
A Pregnant Light, "Balearic House"
I am the Intimidator, "Gasoline"
J​ä​de, "Diabolo Grenadine"
Patrick Shiroishi (feat. Emma Ruth Rundle), "A Sparrow in the Swallow's Nest"
Tujiko Noriko, "Zipper"
Ekko Astral, "devorah"
Part Chimp, "New Cross"
Amy O, "Dribble Dribble"
Rachel Love, "Without You"
Pedal Steel Noah, "Love Will Tear Us Apart (Joy Division cover)"
Chris Weisman, "As Simple As Possible"
The Exorzist III, "Fourth Coming"