December in 159 Albums

Sunday, 1 December

APATT – The Essential Now That’s What I Call an APATT Christmas, Volume 1

35:42
progressive rock
Liverpool
Independent

APATT – http​:​/​/​www​.​apatt​.​untitledmix​.​exclusive​.​thankyou​.​com

91:48
progressive rock
Liverpool
Independent

Eargonauts – Eargonauts

35:23
modern jazz
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Independent

Maladie de cœur – Sikinou 47

18:55
post-punk
Athens, Greece
Independent

Marbin – Strong Thing

57:38
jazz fusion
Chicago, Illinois
Independent

Northwest –

44:49
post-rock, indie rock
London, UK
Independent

Sky Shadow Obelisk – The Satyr’s Path

22:23
avant-garde doom metal
Providence, Rhode Island
Yuggoth

Toe – Toe

31:06
ambient post-rock
Japan
Right Brain


Monday, 2

Nicolò Francesco Faraglia – Smòs Octet

39:13
avant-garde jazz
Berlin, Germany
Aut

Ted Byrnes & Michael Foster – Ends and Means

35:12
free improvisation, noise
Los Angeles, California
Hard Angle

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Tuesday, 3

The Antistandard – All of Them!

55:53
avant-garde jazz
Barcelona, Spain
Discordian

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Joe Morris’s Instantiation – Paradoxical

56:28
free improvisation
Boston, Massachusetts
Catalytic-Sound


Thursday, 5

Dithering – Dithering

14:07
post-hardcore
Orlando, Florida
Infinite Weed

Fish Basket – Fish Basket

65:52
progressive rock, post-rock
Poland
Independent

Mathieu Bec & Robin Servant – Escarbilles

free improvisation
Rimouski, Québec
Tour de bras

Nubiyan Twist – Portraits

9:56
soul, world fusion
London, UK
Strut

Roopa Mahadevan – Roopa in Six Yards

41:11
Indian classical
New York, New York
Independent

Trépas – L’Héritage du monde

38:34
black metal
Québec
Sepulchral


Friday, 6

Archaeologist – Winter’s Wake

12:00
progressive metal
San Jose, California
Independent

Christopher Dell, Christian Lillinger, and Jonas Westergaard – Grammar Ⅱ

64:59
free improvisation
Berlin, Germany
Plaist

디어 재즈 오케스트라 (Dieo jaejeu okeseuteula) / Dear Jazz Orchestra – A New Pulse

28:19
modern jazz
South Korea
Independent

Dylan DiLella & Chord – Split

48:12
free improvisation, noise
New York, New York
Doctor Nerve

Not Too Easy – Heads with No Faces

27:43
jazz fusion
Katowice, Poland
Independent

Fawn Limbs – Their Holes Aroused by the Splinters Carved from Their Teeth

8:02
mathgrind
Pennsylvania
Dark Trail

Fen – The Dead Light

57:06
atmospheric black metal
UK
Prophecy

Le Grand Sbam – Vaisseau monde

37:18
avant-prog
Lyon, France
Dur et Doux

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Hvile i kaos – Black Morning, Winter Green

33:31
chamber music, black metal
Los Angeles, California
Red Nebula

キツネ (Kitsune) – Nothing Makes Me Happy Anymore

37:27
post-hardcore
Kelowna, British Columbia
Kala

Nikolov-Ivanović Undectet – Frame and Curiosity

67:38
modern jazz, world fusion
Belgrade, Serbia
Independent

Perihelion – Agg

35:48
post-metal
Hungary
Independent

La Petite Mort / Little Death – Disco

41:15
post-hardcore
Rodgau, Germany
Rabat-joie

Philip Zoubek, Ivann Cruz, and Marcin Witkowski – Radium

55:03
free improvisation
Austria
Circum-Disc

Serhan Erkol – Melting Pot

40:27
world fusion, jazz fusion
Turkey
Lin

Silent Fires – Forests

40:33
contemporary classical
Paris, France
Ambitious Mindful Projects

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Ukkonen – Comfort for the Contemporary

62:24
progressive rock
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Independent

Wendy Richman – Vox/Viola

62:31
contemporary classical
New York, New York
New Focus


Saturday, 7

Feather – Convalescence

46:34
progressive metal
Dijon, France
Independent

Fucm Hawj – Steeple

45:49
contemporary classical
New York, New York
Chris Pitsiokos

Gourmand – Emanate

10:28
progressive death metal
Kansas City, Missouri
Independent

9 Horses – Blood from a Stone

24:03
modern jazz, classical
New York, New York
Sunnyside

Postcards from Arkham – Øakvyl

38:10
post-rock
Czechia
Metalgate

Tablopan – La cola del pan

41:17
free improvisation
New York, New York
Falcon Gumba


Sunday, 8

Jons – Jons

61:06
free improvisation, avant-prog
Sacramento, California
Independent

Alberto Cavenati’s Treifekter – 13

42:14
avant-garde jazz
Berlin, Germany
Trouble in the East


Monday, 9

Abelia – Kalamari

21:22
math rock
Dallas, Texas
Independent

Eric West Group – EP

17:33
modern jazz
Toronto, Ontario
Independent

The Great Sabatini – Dirge of the Cruel

32:24
noise, drone
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Joel Kent – Ghost Ship

29:01
djent, nu prog
Boston, Massachusetts
Independent

Keygen Church – Bullug Gegbug Ibgabiug Gixcure Dagabciea Fuic

18:00
progressive metal, MIDI
Rome, Italy
Independent

Mads Vinding, Marilyn Mazur, and Jean-Michel Pilc – Composing

60:09
avant-garde jazz
Denmark
Storyville

Widek – The Garden of Existence

50:04
progressive metal
Poland
Independent


Tuesday, 10

Filipe Teixeira Trio – Tao

45:25
modern jazz
Porto, Portugal
Independent

Flaming Row – The Pure Shine

73:19
progressive rock, rock opera
Osterode Am Harz, Germany
Independent

Gloss Coma – 002

38:24
experimental pop
New York, New York
Black Mirror

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Yaca –

58:44
free improvisation
Santiago, Chile
Ce chemin est le bon


Wednesday, 11

Altesia – Paragon Circus

56:46
progressive metal
Bordeaux, France
Independent

コシュニエ (Ko shu nie) / Cö shu nie – Pure

33:02
J-rock
Osaka, Japan
Sony


Thursday, 12

Alberto Braida – In Love with the Moon

44:05
free improvisation
Italy
We Insist!

Exitpost – Two Dreamers

26:09
synthwave, dream pop
Los Angeles, California
Zoom Lens

Grey Wing Ensemble – Artificial Field

119:25
contemporary classical
Perth, Australia
Tone List

Grey Wing Ensemble – Ex machina

112:53
contemporary classical
Perth, Australia
Tone List

Now Ensemble – Spare the Rod!

20:06
contemporary classical
New York
New Amsterdam

Samuel Morgan – Nicotine Dreams

31:20
jazz pop
Wellington, New Zealand
Independent

Sasha Berliner – Azalea

44:06
modern jazz
New York, New York
Independent

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TBPN – Mémoires de formes

47:55
avant-garde jazz, contemporary classical
Paris, France
Gigantonium


Friday, 13

Alexander Manotskov – 52

61:23
contemporary classical, opera
Moscow, Russia
Fancy Music

Aperiodic – For

54:47
contemporary classical
New York, New York
New Focus

Barney McAll – An Extra Celestial Christmas

47:23
jazz, classical
New York, New York
Independent

Bureau Berlin – High-Time Seizure

27:25
free improvisation
Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia
Sounds et al.

Conjurer & Palm Reader – Split

17:33
blackened post-metal
Rugby, UK
Holy Roar

Cosmo Sheldrake – Galápagos

23:55
indie folk
London, UK
Tardigrade

Free Nationals – Free Nationals

41:06
R&B, jazz-hop
California
OBE, LLC / Empire

In Human Form –

47:07
progressive black metal
Italy
I, Voidhanger

Incipience – Vehement

22:45
progressive metal
Los Angeles, California
Independent

Katariin Raska & Christian Meaas Svendsen – Finding Ourselves in All Things

33:16
experimental jazz
Norway
仲間 (Nakama)

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Large Unit & Fendika – Ethio Braz

65:22
world fusion
Oslo, Kingdom of Norway
PNL

ミニマリスト (Minimarisuto) / Mnmlst – Anmls

19:19
progressive metalcore
Denver, Colorado
Independent

Moe & Pinquins – Vi som elsket kaos

38:20
noise rock
Oslo, Norway
Independent

Moleslope – Slope

32:57
jazz fusion, progressive rock
Tokyo, Japan
Dewfall

Mono & AA Williams – Exit in Darkness

15:55
post-rock
東京都 (Tōkyōto), Japan
Pelagic

Mosaic – Fensterverse und Nachtgespinste

27:27
experimental folk
Gotha, Germany
Eisenwald

Mosaic – Secret Ambrosian Fire

48:42
folk black metal
Gotha, Germany
Eisenwald

Nova – Veniamo dal cielo

34:03
progressive black metal
Trieste, Italy
ATMF

Oni – Alone

24:39
metalcore
Ontario
Metal Blade

Reptilian Civilian – Oblitus scientia

41:09
technical deathcore
Brisbane, Australia
Independent

Torino Unlimited Noise – Jason

31:31
electro-jazz
Torino, Italy
Jazz-o-Tech

Whalesong – Radiance of a Thousand Suns

105:02
experimental post-metal
Tarnowskie Góry, Poland
Independent

Wreath of Tongues – Penance

14:55
deathgrind
New York, New York
Independent


Saturday, 14

The Echogenic – Into the Shepherd’s Maw

27:37
progressive rock
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Independent

The Richmond Avant-Improv Collective – Häxan: Cinema Paradiso, Volume I

32:40
experimental jazz, free jazz
Richmond, Virginia
Thirsty Leaves Music


Sunday, 15

Fabian Dudek – Creating Meaning

46:43
avant-garde jazz
Cologne, Germany
Fixcel

Non- – Artifact

11:41
blackgaze
Boston, Massachusetts
Independent

Sea Mosquito – Inferences

28:50
experimental black metal
London, UK
Independent


Monday, 16

Age of Atlas – Between Now and Never

30:18
progressive rock, post-hardcore
Hull, UK
Independent

Atrium – Dither

34:42
progressive metal
Provo, Utah
Independent


Tuesday, 17

Rïga – Musicam ubique

24:21
experimental electro
Rennes, France
Independent


Wednesday, 18

Fatal – Music of the Spheres

47:12
progressive metal, trance
Russia
Independent

Kimura – Kimura

22:31
experimental grindcore
City Bell, Argentina
Independent

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Staghorn – Wormwood Ⅲ

23:20
post-rock
Urbana, Illinois
Independent


Thursday, 19

Nylithia – Goddamn, Type 1

22:53
progressive thrash metal
Vancouver, British Columbia
Independent

Ouroboros – Porte moi

28:50
avant-garde jazz
Paris, France
Independent

Sarah Rossy – The Conclusion

30:17
modern jazz
Montréal, Québec
Independent


Friday, 20

Eartheater & Leya – Angel Lust

14:08
experimental electro, folk
Queens, New York
Pan

Grant the Sun – Sylvain

18:17
progressive post-metal
Oslo, Norway
Mas-Kina

Jean-Michel Leblanc – Variétés narratives

60:55
modern jazz
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Jonas Engel & Thea Soti – I Noise, You Lion

49:27
free improvisation
Copenhagen, Denmark
Gotta Let It Out

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Loplop – Loplop

55:34
free improvisation
Copenhagen, Denmark
Gotta Let It Out

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Madara – Odd Perks

9:48
grindcore, deathgrind
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Mount Vesuvius Death March – Peachy

32:53
math rock
Gadsden, Alabama
Independent

Ragnar Jónsson, Zofia Tomczyk, and Guðmundur Arnalds – Agalma Ⅲ

42:14
contemporary classical, free improv
Reykjavík, Iceland
Agalma

Shipley Hollow – Infinite Zest

27:49
math rock
Canada
Independent

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Tactus – TⅡ

16:07
progressive metal
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Independent

Terry Pack’s Trees – Into the Woods

59:49
big band, jazz fusion
England, UK
New Leaf

Zayn – Monolit, Part Ⅲ: You

14:06
progressive rock
Croatia
Independent


Saturday, 21

Chronologist – Solstice Ⅱ

14:31
progressive metalcore
Austin, Texas
Independent

Copal Quintet – Ahoo!

63:12
free improvisation
Germany
Independent

Eschaton & Apathie – Lichtkvlt

34:18
progressive black metal
Austria & Germany
Independent

Kalya Scintilla – Gaian Code

100:05
psybient, bass
Australia
Independent

Timothée Quost, Ishmael Ali, and Bill Harris – Dawá

39:57
avant-garde jazz
New York, New York
Amalgam

Tylor Dory Trio – Unsought Salvation

61:46
progressive rock, hard rock
Edmonton, Alberta
Independent

Vctre – Palindrome

27:47
experimental electro
Birmingham, Alabama
Independent


Sunday, 22

Владимир Лучанский (Vladimir Lučanskij) – Гелиогабал (Geliogabal) / Heliogabalus

21:03
free improvisation
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Nachtstück

Xotla – Pico Metric

49:49
experimental electro
Melbourne, Australia
Independent


Monday, 23

Adam Neely – Christmas Microtonal Lo​-​Fi Hip Hop

11:06
hip-hop, experimental electro
New York, New York
Independent

Dave Nasty – Textures of the South Pole​-​Aitken Basin

41:06
noise
Chicago, Illinois
Independent

Rob Ford Explorer – Buh Bye

12:47
math rock
Reno, Nevada
Independent


Tuesday, 24

Arctic Plant – The Black Riders

61:24
progressive metal
Bayreuth, Germany
Independent

Awes – Modern Love

28:56
experimental math rock
Berlin, Germany
Independent

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The Canyon Observer – Urn

17:16
avant-garde doom metal
Slovenia
Kapa

Cult of Erinyes – Æstivation

43:41
atmospheric black metal
Brussel, Belgium
Musical Excrements

Dietrich Petzold, Ernesto Rodrigues, Guilherme Rodrigues, and Jan Roder – Get Your Own Picture

62:29
free improvisation, contemporary classical
Lisbon, Portugal
Independent

The Drag – The Drag

49:29
avant-garde jazz
Washington, D.C.
Independent

Mugxtsu – Moonless Sky, Volume 1

31:32
experimental hip-hop, hardcore
Montréal, Québec
Independent

The Worm Ouroboros – Endless Way from You

73:55
progressive rock
Minsk, Belarus
Independent


Wednesday, 25

Mr. Snow’s Black Box Series – Ⅱ: Who by Fire?

27:26
experimental electro
Alaska
Mr. Snow!

Foi – 保護者 (Bǎohù zhě) / Guardian

12:08
progressive metal
Bengaluru, India
Independent

Johannes Luebbers Dectet – Other Worlds: 10 × 10 × 10, Volume 1

47:20
modern jazz
Australia
Independent

Lou Kelly – Junk City Rejects

13:00
progressive rock
Ukiah, California
Independent

Monogamizer – Purgatory’s Hype Men

35:46
progressive death metal
Denton, Texas
Independent

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Prog jazz do absurdo – Como o sistema temperado arruinou a harmonia

35:28
avant-garde jazz
SP, Brazil
Independent


Thursday, 26

An Isolated Mind – An Isolated Mind

32:31
post-black metal
Eureka, California
Vigor Deconstruct

Nathan Blehar & Tony Falco – The Emperor, the Empress, and the King of Swords

31:08
avant-garde jazz
Greenfield, Massachusetts
Independent


Friday, 27

Koromač – Kontrapunk

46:05
experimental jazz
Cerkno, Slovenia
Independent

Montecharge – Demons or Someone Else

35:59
blackened post-metal
Genève, Switzerland
Wooaaargh


Saturday, 28

Rapasa Nyatrapasa Otieno – Songs of Equality

9:14
world
Kisumu, Kenya
Independent

Szilárd Mezei Solo – Falling Buildings

37:12
avant-garde jazz
Serbia
Independent


Sunday, 29

Wolfgang Heisig & Jan Klare – Heisig-Klare

29:41
contemporary classical
Essen, Germany
Umland


Monday, 30

Cécile Andrée – Nature

46:34
modern jazz
France
Independent

Hashtag Ensemble – Openings of the Eye

68:23
contemporary classical
Warsaw, Poland
Independent

Hashtag Ensemble – Pierwsze dowództwo

55:07
contemporary classical
Warsaw, Poland
Dux


Wednesday, 31

The Conjuration – Gospel

avant-garde death metal
Danville, Virginia
Independent

Dave Nasty & A Serrano – Cannibal Suite

31:45
grindcore, noise
New Jersey
Harvestman

Dave Nasty & A Serrano – Unfair

41:12
grindcore, noise
New Jersey
Harvestman

Dead Neanderthals – Mankind

13:51
experimental post-rock
Nijmegen, Netherlands
Independent

Glass Noose – No More Dignity

40:55
indie rock, math rock
Chicago, Illinois
5:45 Media

Japanski premijeri – Mikroraptor

36:20
indie rock
Rijeka, Croatia
Independent

Malikliya – 誄 (Shinobigo) / Condolence

blackgaze, pop
Tokyo, Japan
Independent

Masaé Gimbayashi, Fabrice Hélias, and Thierry Waziniak – Motian’s Traces

40:00
modern jazz
France
Independent

Rhandu Lopez’s Ridiculous Tempo – Act Ⅱ: Odd Life

44:48
jazz fusion
PR, Brazil
Independent

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