Errata, David Hertzberg, Kalle, Neptunian Maximalism, Fast-Fast, and Karmacipher

Errata – Many People Are Unenthusiastic about Your Work (Gilded)

Errata is the experimental jazz trio of guitarist Ishmael Ali, bassist Eli Namay, and percussionist Bill Harris. Many People Are Unenthusiastic about Your Work is the group’s debut album, out on Gilded Records, and it shows the incredible proficiency of each musician, composer, and improviser of the band. Indeed, the songs range from composition to improvisation, and it’s not always easy to tell which is which, which is always a great sign of success in my opinion. The album is a bewildering and fascinating listen of noisy, heavy, chaotic jazz.… Read more

Weekly Release Dump

Friday, 1 May

A-Sun Amissa – Black Rain, Ⅰ

15:15
ambient, post-rock
Manchester, UK
Gizeh

Æther Realm – Redneck Vikings from Hell

53:09
melodic death metal
Asheville, North Carolina
Napalm

Alkymist – Sanctuary

43:04
progressive doom metal
Denmark
Indisciplinarian

Amitié, Empatía, and Marée noire – Split

9:39
grindcore
Ontario
No Funeral

Audrey Chen & Carlos Quebrada – Audrey Chen & Carlos Quebrada

29:21
free improvisation
Lima, Peru
Buh

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Weekly Release Dump

Friday, 24 April

Allelic – À contre-vent

39:18
atmospheric black metal
Montréal, Québec
The Green Man

ᚪᚱᛊᛏᛁᛞᛁᚱ᛬ᛚᛁᚠᛊᛁᚾᛊ (Árstíðir lífsins) & Carpe noctem – Aldrnari

45:26
atmospheric black metal
Iceland
Ván

Auroch – Stolen Angelic Tongues

18:04
black metal
Vancouver, British Columbia
20 Buck Spin

Bâ’a – Deus quī nōn mentītur

36:21
black metal
France
Osmose

Barishi – Old Smoke

49:21
progressive death metal
Brattleboro, Vermont
Season of Mist

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April in 272 Albums

Wednesday, 1 April

Dead – Raving Drooling

37:08
experimental rock
VIC, Australia
Wäntage USA

Intoku – Intoku

13:52
math rock
Cincinnati, Ohio
Independent

Naegleria fowleri – Prognosis Dire

38:52
experimental death metal
Saint Johnsbury, Vermont
Independent

OA/E? – Overview Effect

47:49
experimental electro
Annecy, France
Independent

Paris Death Hilton – Age of Death

40:04
experimental math rock
Tokyo, Japan
Independent

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Monthly Recommendations: April 2020

Bolt Gun – Begotten (Art as Catharsis)

“Ambient noise black doom” is the tag that best describes what you’re about to hear. Although, not all at once. Begotten is a carefully constructed piece that ranges indeed from ambient music all the way to blackened doom metal and harsh noise, but the arrangement and choice of sounds on this album are downright otherworldly. It may take ages for a song to truly kick in, if it even does so, but all the buildup gives way to such a cathartic explosion it’s difficult to put words on! It’s a soundtrack to grief, … Read more