Live Video: Mike Krol

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Jim Beckmann
photo by Renata Steiner (view set)

When it comes to Mike Krol, it's not three strikes and you're out. For the LA based, Milwaukee born songwriter, the third time's a charm, or rather, a Turkey. His third LP, and recent Merge Records release, avoids incarceration with a liberating blast of hook-filled garage rock, smart self-reflective lyrics and punkish brevity - all nine songs in just nineteen minutes! While he's a bowler at heart, Krol's a cop onstage, arresting concert-goers while wearing fire-fringed police uniforms and with flashing sirens and liberated prison props. Before his recent show in Seattle, Mike Krol and his band locked down the KEXP studio with a criminally fun and captivating set. Feel free to watch it now:

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