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

Updated April 22, 2024 at 10:12 AM ET

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 22 Mixtape: Silver Blue

Lilly Miller, "Silver Blue"
SUMAC, "Yellow Dawn"
Beachwood Sparks, "Torn in Two"
Ride, "Light in a Quiet Room"
Bacchae, "Cooler Talk"
Marta Sanchez Trio, "I Don't Wanna Live the Wrong Life and Then Die"
Tilt, "all and anothing"
Bench Press, "Personal Best"
Marcel Wave, "Barrow Boys"
Sonya Cohen Cramer, "You've Been a Friend to Me"
1127, "iii ا​ع​ي​ش في ج​ل​ب​ا​ب ا​ب​ي Lenn (ft. من ا​ل​ي​م​ي​ن ل​ل​ش​م​ا​ل​)"
Psychic Temple, "Doggie Paddlin' Thru the Cosmic Consciousness"
Buck Curran (feat. Jodi Pedrali), "Zitkala-Sa"
Sarah Meth, "Computer Love"
Emergency Group, "Mind Screen"
Cola, "Pallor Tricks"
Tashi Wada, "Grand Trine"
Monument, "Marylandification"
Natalia Beylis, "Lost - For Annie (excerpt)"
Anna Tivel, "Disposable Camera"
Bonny Light Horseman, "I Know You Know"
Thou, "I Feel Nothing When You Cry"
Eiko Ishibashi, "Smoke"
FIN, "Feudal Reader"
Th Blicks, "Enchancity"
Darkthrone, "Black Dawn Affiliation"
Jennifer Walshe & Tony Conrad, "In the Merry Month of May"
Kass Richards, "Blue"
Sunrise Patriot Motion, "Two Crows Woke in the Nest"
Amy Gadiaga, "Petite"
Matthew J. Rolin, "For a Better Year"

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