August in 186 Albums

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Saturday, 1 August

The Bonkers – Möbius Perception

18:05
math rock
Hong Kong
Independent

The Object at the End of History – Phase 3

21:34
math rock, post-rock
Lafayette, Louisiana
Independent

The Object at the End of History – Phase 4

19:50
math rock, post-rock
Lafayette, Louisiana
Independent

Sissy Spacek – Featureless Thermal Equilibrium

24:10
noise metal
Los Angeles, California
Helicopter

SPC Eco – 8月

27:59
darkwave
UK
Independent


Monday, 3

Andrea Keller & the Composers’ Circle – Andrea Keller Curates Monday Nights Live at the Jazzlab, Volume 1: The Composers’ Circle

41:20
modern jazz, big band
Melbourne, Australia
Independent


Tuesday, 4

Cryptic Shift, Replicant, Inoculation, and Astral Tomb – Chasm of Aeons

18:49
technical death metal
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Desert Wastelands

Linda May Han Oh – The Monash Sessions

67:40
modern jazz, big band
Melbourne, Australia
Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Monash University

서수진 Coloris Trio – Colorist

35:30
avant-garde jazz
Seoul, South Korea
Independent

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Wednesday, 5

Absolute Safety Council – Central Dogma

70:22
free improvisation, noise
Chicago, Illinois
Neutral Archive

岡聡志Zephyr

45:47
progressive metal, jazz fusion
Japan
Independent

פיי שפירושערעש

13:24
world fusion, pop
Israel
Independent

Stop Motion Orchestra – Hydnora

15:39
progressive rock
Austin, Texas
Independent


Thursday, 6

Бѣсъ

8:15
atmospheric black metal
Moscow, Russia
Independent

Guðmundur Steinn Gunnarsson – Selected Chamber Works

55:07
chamber music, contemporary classical
Reykjavík, Iceland
Independent

Mesarthim – The Degenerate Era

44:24
atmospheric black metal
Australia
Independent

სტუმარი1227 მ. ზღვის დონიდან

40:21
folk
Tbilisi, Georgia
Independent


Friday, 7

Anthony Gatto – The Making of Americans

59:29
opera
New York, New York
New Focus

https://newfocusrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/the-making-of-americans

Bartłomiej Krysiuk’s БатюшкаРаскол

30:30
atmospheric black metal
Poland
Witching Hour

Benjamín Vergara & Ben Bennett – Birds of Our Abyss

35:03
free improvisation
New York, New York
Orbit 577

Black Crown Initiate – Violent Portraits of Doomed Escape

50:01
progressive metal
Reading, Pennsylvania
Century Media

Blood Tower – Astral Folklore

24:45
dungeon synth
Omaha, Nebraska
Moonworshipper

Christworks – Messiah Complex

38:28
experimental black metal, noise
UK
Apocalyptic Witchcraft

Coag – Power Violence, Volume Ⅲ

10:13
grindcore
Belgium
Musical Excrements

Cryptovolans – Battle of the Bits Collection

17:28
avant-prog, MIDI-core
United States
Independent

Déhà – A fleur de peau Ⅲ : A Fire that Does Not Burn

35:45
atmospheric black metal
Brussels, Belgium
Musical Excrements

Divide and Dissolve – TFW

7:31
doom, drone
Melbourne, Australia
Saddle Creek

Duma – Duma

37:43
experimental electro
Kampala, Uganda
Nyege Nyege Tapes

DVSR – West Technique

44:16
djent, rapcore
UK
Independent

Emme Phyzema – Unadulterated Bliss

33:31
avant-prog
Columbus, Ohio
Independent

Faceless Burial – Speciation

37:42
death metal
Colorado
Dark Descent

The Fall of Troy – Mukiltearth

39:22
post-hardcore
Mukilteo, Washington
Big Scary Monsters

Federico Musso & Jessica Ackerley – Nervios calavera en roja cinta en una noche en bruma gualda

28:40
avant-garde jazz
New York, New York
Independent

Greg Ward’s Fitted Shards – High Alert

22:57
modern jazz
Chicago, Illinois
Independent

Flora – Deep Water

44:40
avant-pop, modern jazz
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Independent

Good Tiger – Raised in a Doomsday Cult

45:01
progressive rock, alternative rock
London, UK
Independent

The Heliocentrics – Telemetric Sounds

39:38
psychedelic jazz
London, UK
Madlib Invazion

Hub New Music – Soul House

33:51
contemporary classical
New York, New York
New Amsterdam

Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids – Shaman!

75:07
world fusion
San Francisco, California
Strut

Jaga Jazzist – Pyramid

39:08
nu jazz
Oslo, Norway
Brainfeeder

James Ilgenfrtiz & New Thread Quartet – Trust Fall

11:49
avant-garde jazz
New York
Infrequent Seams

Jonny Mansfield – Portrait

27:04
modern jazz
London, UK
Independent

Ken Vandermark & Christof Kurzmann – Consequent Duos: Series 2E

39:26
free improvisation
Chicago, Illinois
Audiographic

Krallice – Mass Cathexis

40:19
avant-garde black metal
New York, New York
Independent

Laurence Pike – Destiny

13:13
modern jazz
Sydney, Australia
The Leaf

Misery Signals – Ultraviolet

33:58
progressive metalcore
Wisconsin
Basick

Ole Amund Gjersvik – Alternative Suite

38:01
modern jazz
Norway
Acoustic

Oneiric Celephaïs – The Obscure Sibyl

25:10
progressive death metal
Florence, Italy
Gore House

Ooze – Shivers

20:58
progressive rock
Vasylkiv, Ukraine
Independent

ペーパー・シャートいただきます

15:39
progressive metal
Indonesia
Independent

Quinsin Nachoff – Pivotal Arc

77:10
experimental jazz
New York, New York
Whirlwind

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Rafael Denardi – Adios, Rick

17:42
progressive rock
São Paulo, Brazil
Independent

Sam Weinberg & Jason Nazary – Au revoir à Moultrie

51:44
free improvisation
Brooklyn, New York
Independent

Sam Weinberg, Nicola L Hein, and Jason Nazary – Nihilartikels

46:08
free improvisation
Brooklyn, New York
Independent

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Selbst – Relatos de angustia

41:35
atmospheric black metal
Chile
Dēbēmur mortī

Slaves – To Better Days

38:10
post-hardcore
Sacramento, California
SBG

Sleep Makes Waves – These Are Not Your Dreams

69:56
post-rock
Australia
Bird’s Robe

Stanley J Zappa – Muster Point

37:22
avant-garde jazz
Helsinki, Finland
We Jazz

Steps of Odessa – Obsidian Skies

30:40
progressive metalcore
Orlando, Florida
Independent

Tashi Dorji – Forward

22:13
free improvisation, noise
Asheville, North Carolina
Independent

Tashi Dorji – Refusal

38:50
free improvisation, noise
Asheville, North Carolina
Independent

Tashi Dorji – Wildfires

29:02
free improvisation, noise
Asheville, North Carolina
Independent

Two Minutes to Late Night – Covers, Volume 2

26:52
heavy metal
Brooklyn, New York
Independent

https://twominutestolatenight.bandcamp.com/album/covers-vol-2

Vinyl Knife – Vinyl Knife

12:53
math rock, post-hardcore
Boise, Idaho
Independent

Washed Out – Purple Noon

42:12
alternative pop
Perry, Georgia
Sub Pop


Saturday, 8

Atria – Reincarnation

28:15
progressive metalcore
Iran
Independent

فرهاد خسرويمسافر

51:11
folk, world
Edmonton, Alberta
Independent

Hibernal – Relic

46:33
post-rock, soundtrack, spoken word
Brisbane, Australia
Independent


Monday, 10

Temple Mist – Ye Invocatioun of Hys Kynge

34:49
avant-garde black metal
Smallingerland, Netherlands
Independent

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Tuesday, 11

Atrium – One Day at a Time

18:01
progressive metal
Provo, Utah
Independent

Seven Suns – Death Meditations

17:33
contemporary classical
New York
Independent

Der Weg einer Freiheit – Covid-19 Sessions

16:03
atmospheric black metal
Würzburg, Germany
Season of Mist


Wednesday, 12

Tapioca – 无正义可言无和谐可言反抗种族歧视的敬言方

8:03
grindcore
Victoria, British Columbia
Independent

Within Destruction – 妖怪

40:00
progressive deathcore
Slovenia
Independent


Thursday, 13

Desolate Dreams – Coalescence

51:20
progressive metal
Edinburgh, UK
Independent

Kuna Maze – Backward

13:26
R&B, nu jazz
France
Tru Thoughts

Mesarthim – Planet Nine

25:53
atmospheric black metal
Australia
Independent

Oscob – Tales from the Death Frontier

58:11
vaporwave
Germany
Independent


Friday, 14

Quatuor Andara – À travers les Amériques

45:07
chamber music
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Balkan Ethno Orchestra – Zora

13:33
world fusion, folk
Sydney, Australia
Independent

Camila Nebbia – Aura

43:31
free improvisation
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ears & Eyes

Crust – … And a Dirge Becomes an Anthem

34:10
blackened doom metal
Russia
Addicted

Dan Rosenboom – Points on an Infinite Line

48:13
avant-garde jazz
Los Angeles, California
Orenda

Decoherence – Unitarity

44:31
atmospheric black metal
UK
Independent

Edward Smaldone – Once and Again

67:08
contemporary chamber music
New York, New York
New Focus

Fange – Poigne

15:23
industrial metal
Rennes, France
Throatruiner

Haunts – Mayfly

29:23
experimental post-rock
Truro, UK
Truthseeker Music

Jacob Collier – Djesse, Volume 3

41:00
funk, pop
London, UK
Decca (UMO)

Read our review.

John Hollenbeck – Songs You Like a Lot

63:12
avant-garde jazz
New York, New York
Independent

Nug – Alter ego

49:04
progressive metal
Ivano Frankivsk, Ukraine
Willowtip

The Phantom Carriage – 7-Year Epilogue

36:48
blackened hardcore
Poitiers, France
Throatruiner

Précipices – L’Entéléchie du malheur

58:22
post-black metal
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Primitive Man – Immersion

35:53
sludge metal
Denver, Colorado
Relapse

Titan to Tachyons – Cactides

40:55
avant-garde metal
New York, New York
Nefarious Industries

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Saturday, 15

The Air of Hiroshima – Здесь

26:35
post-rock
Yekaterinburg, Russia
Independent

밤 새Embrace

12:31
free jazz
Seoul, South Korea

Przemysław Chmiel Quartet – Witchcraft

61:27
avant-garde jazz
Warsaw, Poland
Fundacja Słuchaj

Ryan Packard – For Lying Down and Breathing

contemporary classical
Chicago, Illinois
Amalgam


Sunday, 16

Naap – R-3V01V32

45:50
djent
Nancy, France
Independent

Sélène Saint-Aimé – Mare undārum

40:52
avant-garde jazz
Paris, France
Komos Jazz


Monday, 17

Sulaco – Privilege

18:37
deathgrind
Rochester, New York
Independent


Tuesday, 18

Michael Zucker – The Mammon Vortex

24:15
progressive rock
Denver, Colorado
Independent

Paulo Álvares & Simon Nabatov – Escapades

44:47
avant-garde jazz
Cologne, Germany
Independent


Wednesday, 19

Kambur – 15.08.2020

73:11
free improvisation
Ankara, Turkey
Independent

Omni Optometrist – Shmorgasboard

45:15
avant-prog
Pennsylvania
Independent

Surut – Surut

20:55
blackened post-hardcore
Tampere, Finland
Independent

Uay – La selva

38:14
psychedelic rock
Seattle, Washington
Halfshell


Thursday, 20

Christian Elsässer & WDR Big Band – Spurensuche

48:50
modern jazz, big band
Cologne, Germany
Tangible Music

Hinterlandt – Seven Tales

36:11
chamber music
Sydney, Australia
Art as Catharsis

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Indistinct – Violent Ends

30:44
progressive metal, djent
Tampere, Finland
Independent

Ted Byrnes & Patrick Shiroishi – Grass Trees Air

24:29
free improvisation
Los Angeles, California
Hard Angle


Friday, 21

Антон Котиков, Алексей Наджаров и Петр ИвшинThe Healing

52:34
contemporary classical, free improvisation
Moscow, Russia
Fancy Music

Ars magna umbrae – Apotheosis

38:50
atmospheric black metal
Poland
I, Voidhanger

Atramentus – Stygian

44:39
doom metal
Montréal, Québec
20 Buck Spin

Bonnie Whiting – Perishable Structures

40:17
contemporary chamber music
New York, New York
New Focus

Cartilage – Bikkies

15:41
crust punk
Glasgow, UK
Independent

Christoph Irniger Trio, Loren Stillman, and Nils Wogram – Open City

46:35
modern jazz
Zürich, Switzerland
Intakt

Christopher Cerrone – Liminal Highway

16:17
contemporary classical
Brooklyn, New York
New Focus

Cytotoxin – Nuklearth

44:00
technical death metal
Germany
Unique Leader

Danketsu 10 – From a Distance, Everything Shines

31:58
avant-garde jazz, big band
California
Warm Winters

Expander – Neuropunk Boostergang

42:46
progressive hardcore
Austin, Texas
Profound Lore

Horse Torso – Mikropianist

27:21
experimental math rock
Brooklyn, New York
Independent

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Humavoid – Lidless

46:42
progressive metalcore, djent
Espoo, Finland
Noble Demon

Joel Lindfors – Atopia

41:26
progressive metal
Espoo, Finland
Independent

John Zorn & Jesse Harris – Songs for Petra

jazz
New York, New York
Tzadik

Label page

Matthew Putman & Michael Sarian – Improvisations, Volume Ⅱ

17:23
free jazz
New York, New York
Orbit 577

Next Life – Guru Meditation

27:03
experimental electro, progressive metal
Oslo, Norway
Fysisk Format

No Joy – Motherhood

41:31
experimental pop
Toronto, Ontario
Hand Drawn Dracula

Nubya Garcia – Source

60:43
nu jazz, hip-hop
London, UK
Independent

Orchestre national de jazz – Dancing in Your Head(s)

61:29
modern jazz, big band
France
ONJ

Orchestre national de jazz – Rituels

91:21
avant-garde jazz, zeuhl
France
ONJ

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Пётр Петяев и Павел ПетяевThe Assembled

49:19
avant-garde jazz
Moscow, Russia
Fancy Music

Precambrian – Tectonics

29:58
atmospheric black metal
Kharkiv, Ukraine
Primitive Reaction

Pyramid Theorem – Beyond the Exosphere

41:13
progressive rock
Toronto, Ontario
Independent

Roomful of Teeth – The Ascendant

32:17
contemporary classical
United States
New Amsterdam

Roomful of Teeth – Just Constellations

20:49
contemporary classical
United States
New Amsterdam

Sunstitutor – Moonlight Dreamer

13:43
experimental electro, soundtrack
Portland, Oregon
Independent

The Tangent – Auto Reconnaissance

78:14
progressive rock
UK
Inside Out

Tyler G Holst – A Paradise Called

30:52
experimental electro
United States
Independent

Unreal City – Cruelty of Heaven

30:12
blackened hardcore
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Closed Casket Activities

Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge – Blitz Sessions

32:58
post-rock
Oslo, Norway
Independent


Saturday, 22

Coma Roulette & Vmthanaachth – Split

32:31
noise metal
Texas
Independent


Tuesday, 25

Tauk – Singles

23:37
jazz fusion
New York, New York
Independent


Wednesday, 26

Agustí Fernández Ensemble – Via Augusta

55:31
free improvisation
Barcelona, Spain
Sirulita

Rempis Percussion Quartet – The Long Haul

63:52
free improvisation
Chicago, Illinois
Aerophonic


Thursday, 27

O – 2

40:01
R&B, soul
Texas
Independent

Sam Gill & Simon Barker – Afterimage

32:21
avant-garde jazz
Sydney, Australia
Sam Gill Music

Seven Chains – Thus She Speaks, the Spiraling Maranatha

38:58
avant-garde doom metal
Spokane, Washington
Conclave of the Bloodless Dawn

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Friday, 28

Aaron Myers-Brooks – Miniatures for Piano

11:42
contemporary classical
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Independent


Monday, 24

Aidan Baker, Simon Goff, and Thor Harris – The Bit

45:59
ambient post-rock
Berlin, Germany
Independent


Friday, 28

Алексей Круглов и Круглый бендYardbird Suite

48:07
avant-garde jazz
Moscow, Russia
Fancy Music

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah – Axiom

118:27
world fusion
New Orleans, Louisiana
Ropeadope

Claire Rousay – Both

34:24
free improvisation, noise
United States
Second

Clit Drip – Without the Eyes

41:30
experimental rock
Brighton, UK
Small Pond

Dubmood – Bloodbags and Downtube Shifters

40:50
synthwave
Marseille, France
Data Airlines

Exist – Egoiista

64:48
progressive death metal
Baltimore, Maryland
Prosthetic

Hinayana – Death of the Cosmic

23:33
death-doom metal
Austin, Texas
Napalm

John Petrucci – Terminal Velocity

55:03
progressive metal
California
Sound Mind

Luna’s Call – Void

50:38
progressive metal
Lincoln, UK
Independent

Motorpsycho – The All Is One

84:25
progressive rock
Trondheim, Norway
Stickman

0Entity

42:17
atmospheric black metal
Iceland
Independent

Organs – Someone Has Been Disarranging These Roses

23:40
experimental jazz
Baltimore, Maryland
Independent

pH Factor – In Case of Emergency: Break Glass

19:58
modern jazz, big band
Seattle, Washington
Independent

Pig Destroyer – The Octagonal Stairway

25:15
deathgrind
Alexandria, Virginia
Relapse

Plague Organ – Orphan

39:13
avant-garde black metal
Oakland, California
Sentient Ruin Laboratories

Radiant Knife – The Body

21:51
sludge metal
Lafayette, Louisiana
Independent

Rez Abbasi – Django-Shift

48:32
jazz fusion
New York, New York
Whirlwind

Sarah Frisof – Beauty Crying Forth: Flute Music by Women across Time

58:01
contemporary chamber music
New York, New York
Furious Artisans

Spektral Quartet – Experiments in Living

125:24
contemporary chamber music
New York, New York
New Focus

Spirit of Rebellion – Time for Global Refusal

36:30
blackened death metal
Rimouski, Québec
PRC

СольвычегодскМедленный приказ

36:21
free jazz, jazzcore
Russia
Independent

Spook the Horses – Empty Body

38:30
post-metal
Wellington, New Zealand
Pelagic

Standards – Fruit Island

36:12
math rock
Los Angeles, California
Topshelf

Szymon Keler & Tumi Árnason – Agalma Ⅶ

61:29
free improvisation
Reykjavík, Iceland
Agalma

Տիգրան ՀամասյանThe Call Within

47:27
jazz fusion
Armenia
Nonesuch

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Tim Bowness – Late Night Laments

56:31
progressive rock
UK
Inside Out

Turtle Skull – Monoliths

55:12
psychedelic doom rock
Sydney, Australia
Art as Catharsis

Two People – Second Body

30:20
dream pop
Melbourne, Australia
Independent

Ulver – Flowers of Evil

37:32
synthwave
Norway
House of Mythology

Vincent Peirani & Emile Parisien – Abrazo

52:04
modern jazz
France
ACT Music

Vital Spirit – In the Faith that Looks through Death

16:38
atmospheric black metal
Vancouver, British Columbia
Independent

Wills Dissolve – Echoes

31:36
progressive death metal
Esquimalt, British Columbia
Hypnotic Dirge

Wytch – Rust on the Earth

17:33
atmospheric black metal
Salem, Massachusetts
Independent


Saturday, 29

John Elmquist’s Hard Art Groop – I Own an Ion

45:03
progressive rock, jazz fusion
Chicago, Illinois
Independent

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Sachiel & Fucked – Split

13:01
grindcore
Ohio
Independent


Sunday, 30 August

Юрий ВиноградовĪnsula lūcis

22:12
contemporary classical
Moscow, Russia
Contempora Music

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