Monthly Recommendations: August 2020

서수진 [Seo Sujin / Soojin Suh] Coloris Trio – Colorist

서수진—hereafter Soojin Suh—is a Korean jazz drummer and composer and her Coloris trio is the realization of modern jazz with a uniquely Korean approach. With the help of bassist 김영후 (Young Hoo Kim) and pianist 강재훈 (Jae Hun Kang), Soojin Suh crafts beautiful melodies and arrangements that leave room for improvisation and feeling. Colorist is a beautiful album with unique colours.

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Quinsin Nachoff – Pivotal Arc (Whirlwind)

Pivotal Arc sees the release of three of composer and saxophonist Quinsin Nachoff‘s compositions: a violin concerto in three movements, … Read more

August in 186 Albums

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Saturday, 1 August

The Bonkers – Möbius Perception

18:05
math rock
Hong Kong
Independent

The Object at the End of History – Phase 3

21:34
math rock, post-rock
Lafayette, Louisiana
Independent

The Object at the End of History – Phase 4

19:50
math rock, post-rock
Lafayette, Louisiana
Independent

Sissy Spacek – Featureless Thermal Equilibrium

24:10
noise metal
Los Angeles, California
Helicopter

SPC Eco – 8月

27:59
darkwave
UK
Independent

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July in 212 Albums

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Wednesday, 1 July

Fred Lonberg-Holm & Ken Vandermark – Consequent Duos: Series 2D

46:53
free improvisation
Chicago, Illinois
Catalytic-Sound

Jordan Nobles – Chiaroscuro

44:30
contemporary classical
Vancouver, British Columbia
Redshift Music

SPC Eco – 7月 / July

26:40
darkwave
UK
Independent


Thursday, 2

Kyle Bruckmann & Tim Daisy – Loop Language

42:35
experimental jazz
Chicago, Illinois
Relay

Shoeb Ahmad – Surface​.​ Location

28:29
experimental electro
Canberra, Australia
Independent

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Monthly Recommendations: July 2020

Animatist – Inverted

Toronto-based jazzy mathy proggy rock band Animatist just released a follow-up to their amazing 2017 album Face Club. Inverted is the quartet perfecting their sound and their vision with over forty minutes of amazing material. Definitely check this one out and watch out for all the time changes!

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Ehnahre – The Scrape of a Keel (Painted Throat)

Oh, how I love Ehnahre! Read here my throughts on The Marrow, if you don’t believe me! With The Scrape of a Keel, the experimental doom-drone outfit explored even further the uncharted tunnels and … Read more

The New CTEBCM Compilation Album Is Here!

The simply titled 8 is a celebration of our eighth year of service, bringing you a total of one hundred and seventeen (117) songs from as many different artists and almost as many genres and musical styles!

The track order is alphabetical, so there are no favourites: the album starts with an amazing contemporary classical piece for voice, and ends with an incredible electro-math rock banger. In-between these extremes, you’ll find a wide range of compositions and improvisations from some of the best artists that were featured between 2019 and 2020 on our website!

I must thank everyone who graciously … Read more