47 minutes | Jan 6th 2021

Viking's Choice 2020: The Year In Loud, Weird And Wonderful

Spanish punk, metal-sampling rap, Kenyan grindcore, Russian synth pop — this is how NPR Music's resident Viking coped, raged and soothed himself in 2020.

Songs featured on this episode:
• Accidente: "Lo que importa" from Canibal
• Backxwash: "Spells" from God Has Nothing To Do With This Leave Him Out Of It
• Aisha Orazbayeva: "Oliver Leith: Blurry Wake Song" from Music for Violin Alone
• Maral: "Bushehr" from Push
• Moor Mother: "Circuit Break" from Circuit City
• Стереополина: "Последнее свидание" from Институт культуры и отдыха
• Claire Rousay: "Two Things" from Both
• Meurtrieres: "Alienor" from Meurtrières

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