July in 170 Albums


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Thursday, 1 July

Giant’s Knife – Oracle

44:27
progressive metal
United States
Independent


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Jack Binkerd – Mockingbird

18:10
math rock
Nashville, Tennessee
Independent

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John McLaughlin – Liberation Time

36:55
jazz fusion
Monaco
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June in 185 Albums


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Tuesday, 1 June

Consorts – Distinctions

46:05
free improvisation
Bristol, UK
Spoonhunt

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Dominic Lash Quartet – Līmulus

51:31
avant-garde jazz
Bristol, UK
Spoonhunt

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Hannes Großmann – To Where the Light Retreats

46:59
progressive death metal
Tann, Germany
Independent

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April in 219 Albums

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Thursday, 1 April

Big Chef – Split with Big Chef

32:23
brutal death metal
Australia
Independent

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March in 190 Albums

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Monday, 1 March

Age of Fable – Modern Pathos

13:56
progressive rock, post-rock
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Independent

Hvile i kaos – Rise/Cleanse

17:37
neoclassical
Los Angeles, California
Independent

Penis Eater – Earth Entranced

58:18
contemporary classical
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Independent

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30:27
math rock
Japan
Independent


Tuesday, 2

Bodhi – Koans

31:08
progressive metal
Lafayette, Indiana
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Dan’s Top 31 Albums of 2020

A bit late to the party, but here we are, nonetheless.

Let’s get the obvious out the way first. 2020 was a bad year, and this did have a knock-on effect with the amount of music that was released as well. While I personally would not say we had any absolute gamechangers this year, that doesn’t mean the year was an absolute waste. (At least, not in this one regard…) It was enough to bring me back from the dead, after all.

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