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Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton spin new music from emerging bands and musical icons.


Viking's Choice 2015: The Year In The Loud And The Weird

December 29th, 2015

Episode 642 of 715 episodes

At this point, it's basically tradition: The last show of the year is dedicated to the loud, the fast, the heavy, the cosmic and the sublime. A.K.A., when All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen and I talk about metal, punk and a broad definition of experimental music. Maybe you've listened to some of these outliers in my Viking's Choice column or even on the podcast — they definitely stick out like a sore, headbanging thumb.