Weekly Release Dump

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Friday, 26 June

Agrupación Changó – Berejú

37:19
folk, world
Bogotá, Colombia
Llorona

Altered Animal – Our Little System

44:18
progressive metal
Netherlands
Independent

Amiensus & Adora vivos – Split

19:34
atmospheric black metal
Rochester, Minnesota
Independent

Arca – Kick Ⅰ

38:04
experimental electro, pop
Barcelona, Spain
XL

Asian Death Crustacean – Baikal

43:31
post-metal
London, UK
Independent

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Monthly Recommendations: June 2020

Prudent Primate – Aphelion

It’s not the first Prudent Primate album I find myself enjoying, although it’s my first time writing about them here. Aphelion is Bristol’s nu jazz quartet’s latest offering, and it’s also their finest! From their debut 2018 album through their 2019 EP, the band has honed its sound and sharpened their own grasp of what exactly works right for them, giving way to a considerable album with zero filler content; only good vibes and amazing musicianship.

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June in 246 Albums

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Monday, 1 June

Αρσ δε ερLa Métamorphose

42:12
progressive rock
Minsk, Belarus
Independent

Federico Biraben, Alex Musatov, and Pablo Murgier – Tiempo interrumpido

46:14
free improvisation
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Independent

Federico Calcagno – Liquid Identities

43:13
avant-garde jazz
Berlin, Germany
Aut

French TV – Stories without Fingerprints

107:53
progressive rock
Louisville, Kentucky
Pretentious Dinosaur

God – Ⅳ: Revelation

128:07
deathcore
USA
Independent

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Grex, Nihiloxica, Maud the Moth, Brandon Seabrook, Sanggar Tripittakan, and Klô Pelgag

Grex – Everything You Said Was Wrong (Geomancy)

Grex is a project of guitarist and composer Karl Evangelista, who recently released another outstanding record on Astral Spirits. I want to talk about this one, though, out via Geomancy Records. Everything You Said Was Wrong walks the line between hip-hop and experimental rock in a truly unique fashion, often straying into jazz territory as well. Filled with noise and effect pedals, odd rhythms alongside more traditional ones, and with a general sense for unsettling themes and harmonies, the album overflows with creativity and its character is unlike anything else. A remarkable … Read more

Weekly Release Dump


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Friday, 19 June

Absolute Terror Field – Contingent on Chaos
free improvisation, noise
Chicago, Illinois
Neutral Archive

Airbag – A Day at the Beach
progressive rock
Oslo, Norway
Karisma & Dark Essence

اکوانجنون بداهه
atmospheric black metal
Iran
Independent

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Alarum – Circle’s End
progressive death metal
Melbourne, Australia
DFW

Brandon Seabrook, Cooper-Moore, and Gerald Cleaver – Exultations
experimental jazz
Brooklyn, New York
Astral Spirits

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