Weekly Release Dump

Friday, 29 November

Artificial Waves – The Complexity of Simple

43:02
progressive metal
Russia
Independent

Claire Rousay – Braesview

10:41
free improvisation
San Antonio, Texas
Independent

Clipping – The Deep

13:22
experimental hip-hop
Los Angeles, California
Sub Pop

Dominique Fils-Aimé – The Red

21:04
soul, blues
Montréal, Québec
King Underground

Echt ! – Douf

15:31
experimental hip-hop, math rock
Ghent, Belgium
Sdban

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Best of November 2019

Doom Shrugs – The Sciolist Pace of the Cycleless Trace (Not Music)

This album is an interpretation of the idea of cyclic time from a pessimistic, linear time perspective, as a metaphor for the locus of control and the use of introspection as a means of dealing with negative emotions. The concept of time being a cycle of several epochs appears in many ancient belief systems. The present epoch is supposed to be the most difficult and inherently negative, with much of the blame for the world’s problems being placed on materialism and the rich and powerful. Much like it … Read more

November in 211 Albums

Friday, 1 November

Bangladesh – Trazos aleatorios

15:53
math rock, post-hardcore
Mexico
Penelope

Beyond Fiction – Inherent Perception

48:29
melodic death metal
Saguenay, Québec
Independent

Cannabis Corpse – Nug So Vile

35:25
death metal
Richmond, Virginia
Season of Mist

Les Chants du hasard – Livre second

42:43
classical, black metal
France
I, Voidhanger

Le Choc des électrons libres – Le Choc des électrons libres

75:00
avant-garde jazz, noise
Pau, France
Pagans

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Weekly Release Dump

Friday, 22 November

Autochrom – RGB

49:45
modern jazz
Switzerland
nWog

The Basement Paintings – Antipodes

57:50
post-metal
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Independent

Blood Incantation – Hidden History of the Human Race

36:12
blackened death metal
Colorado
Dark Descent

Braxton Burks – Time & Space

64:34
classical, VGM
Seattle, Washington
Materia Collective

Broken Colors – Mars

31:38
jazz fusion, Afrobeat
Angers, France
Independent

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Sissy Spacek, Silas Hedman, Moana, Tom’s Diner, A Formal Horse, and Politess

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Sissy Spacek – Crypto-Termination

Sissy Spacek is a noise-grind band with a rather extremely harsh output. Crypto-Termination is their latest release and, although it’s only about eight minutes long, it’s a powerful and cathartic experience. Get ready for abrasive textures, guttural vocals, noise, noise, and noise.


The Silas Hedman Ensemble of Arts – Occam’s Razor

Percussionist Silas Hedman‘s work for eleven people ensemble is a project encompassing semi-improvised avant-garde jazz, noise, metal, and free improvisation. The range of genres and sounds that emanate from Occam’s Razor‘s recordings are vast and diversified, and often recontextualize the listener into a … Read more