Weekly Release Dump

Friday, 4 October

Boris – Akuma no uta

39:02
experimental rock
東京都 (Tōkyō-to), Japan
Third Man

Boris – Feedbacker

43:47
post-rock
東京都 (Tōkyō-to), Japan
Third Man

Boris – Love & Evol

62:12
experimental rock
東京都 (Tōkyō-to), Japan
Third Man

Of Decay and Sublime – Psalm / La Mer

17:50
post-rock
Tokyo, Japan
Independent

Dysrhythmia – Terminal Threshold

32:00
progressive metal
Queens, New York
Translation Loss

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Those Darn Gnomes, Yazz Ahmed, Jyocho, The Night Watch, Black Pantone, and Catatonic Effigy

Those Darn Gnomes – All Tiny Breasts Crushed beneath the Shadow (Snail Cage)

The experimental blackened grindcore act Those Darn Gnomes has made quite an impression on me with their first release, The Zodiac. I was loving it, but was put off by just how low fidelity it was. Fortunately, since then, the band has kept its avant-garde mindset and experimental tendencies while levelling up the production value. All Tiny Breasts Crushed beneath the Shadow—a sentence that Christian found out spelled in magnets on his refrigerator—is a reaction to Calling Whitetails to a Tuned Bow, which featured … Read more

Weekly Release Dump

Friday, 27 September

Adrian Løseth Waade – Kitchen Music (experimental jazz)

Oslo, Norway
Nakama

And Play – Playlist (contemporary classical)

New York, New York
New Focus

Antares Mates – La ballata di Antares [<30 minutes] (electro-jazz)

Berlin, Germany
Jazz-o-Tech

As We Keep Searching – Rooh (post-rock)

Pune, India
Independent

Ashley Bathgate – Ash (contemporary classical)

New York, New York
New Amsterdam

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Best of September 2019

sloth racket pas de probleme prissy whip hashshashin

Patricia Taxxon – The Best Day

The absurdly prolific musician and youtuber Patricia Taxxon recently released The Best Day, the as-of-yet latest album of hers. It’s the first time I stumble upon her work, but I’m sure to keep an ear out for upcoming ones. The Best Day is a superbly optimistic and upbeat synth pop album with an artsy touch. Nothing too flashy, but a few interesting modulations and creative choices here and there are just enough to keep my interet hooked, and complement the earworm melodies marvellously. A very nice and catchy pop album for all!

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September in 164 Albums

Sunday, 1 September

Anastásios Savvópoulos’s Ouxpo – Deterritorialization (free improvisation)

Ljubljana, Slovenia
Inexhaustible Editions

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Patricia Taxxon – The Best Day (experimental pop, synth pop)

Santa Cruz, California
Independent

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The Ritual Aura – Velothi [EP] (technical death metal)

Perth, Australia
Independent

Vasilis Xenopoulos – Dexterity: The Music of Dexter Gordon (jazz fusion, bebop)

London, UK
Independent


Monday, 2

Clair-Obscur – Thé camomille (free jazz)

Berlin, Germany
QFTF

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