December in 178 Albums


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Tuesday, 1 December

Anders – The World and Elsewhere

46:25
post-hardcore
Topeka, Kansas
Independent

Assiduous Assault & Chadhel – Split

17:00
grindcore
USA / Canada
Independent

Daedalus, Nocturnal Pulse, Hooch Head, and Tanpopo Crisis – Digging a Bird’s Grave

56:37
blackened hardcore
International
Independent

Dalalæða – Dysjar

34:06
dark jazz
Reykjavík, Iceland
Independent

Mortiferum & Hyperdontia – Split

13:09
blackened death metal
København, Denmark
Independent

Mozzie – Polaroid

37:00
nu jazz
Trois Rivières, Québec
Independent

Πνεῦμα ἍγῐονVoidgazer

26:28
blackened death metal
San Francisco, California
Nuclear War Now!

Poppy – A Very Poppy Christmas

10:12
pop
Boston, Massachusetts
Sumerian

Porcus vs Equus – Get inside the Animal

11:21
progressive rock
Melbourne, Australia
Independent

Rafał Mazur, 藤井郷子, Guillermo Gregorio, [田村夏樹 (Tamura Natsuki) – The Great Tone Has No Sound

167:37
free improvisation
Warsaw, Poland
Fundacja Słuchaj

Randy McStine & Marco Minnemann –

44:11
progressive rock
New York, New York
Independent

Space Echo – 12月

20:11
darkwave
UK
Independent

Treeminder – Treeminder

25:33
math rock
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Independent


Wednesday, 2

Anomalie & Chromeo – Bend the Rules

8:46
nu jazz, synthwave
Montréal, Québec
Juliet

i.o – Drumcrusher

619:40
free improvisation
Victoria, British Columbia
Independent

Oliver Downes – The Haunted Road

13:31
chamber pop
Melbourne, Australia
Independent

Patricia Taxxon – Fresh Tapes 2

36:18
experimental hip-hop
Santa Cruz, California
Independent

We Are Cursed – Rituals

29:04
post-hardcore
Avignon, France
Independent


Thursday, 3

Déhà – Contrasts Ⅱ

61:18
post-black metal
Brussels, Belgium
Musical Excrements

Isotope Ensemble – Helium

43:41
free improvisation
Lisbon, Portugal
Independent

#####Новые пророки

22:30
nu-metalcore
Russia
Independent


Friday, 4

Alpha Male Tea Party – Infinity Stare

44:04
progressive rock
Liverpool, UK
Big Scary Monsters

Andrew Scott – The Shard

13:18
progressive metal
United States
Independent

Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti – Sola

44:47
contemporary classical
Honolulu, Hawaii
New Focus

明日の叙景すべてか弱い願い

27:08
post-black metal
Taito, Japan
Independent

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Basalte – L’Excroissance du vide

13:25
post-metal
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Black Nile – The Further Side

34:13
jazz fusion
Los Angeles, California
Alpha Pup

Champagne Colored Cars – Tourism

19:33
math rock
Atlanta, Georgia
Independent

Chris Potter – There Is a Tide

53:16
modern jazz
New York, New York
Edition

Clearing – Nobody

14:09
math rock
Boston, Massachusetts
Independent

Cryptodira – The Angel of History

47:01
progressive death metal
New York
Good Fight

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Dawnwalker – Ages

56:00
progressive metal
London, UK
Independent

Deaf Kids – Ritos do colapso, volume Ⅱ

10:22
experimental rock
São Paulo, Brazil
Independent

Ellesmere – Wyrd

43:28
progressive rock
Rome, Italy
AMS

Genus ōrdinis deī – Glare of Deliverance

71:27
symphonic death metal
Italy
Eclipse

Ensemble Gamut! – Ut

43:01
classical
Finland
Eclipse Music Official Store

Green Druid – At the Maw of Ruin

66:08
stoner metal
Denver, Colorado
Earache

Hyrgal – Fin de règne

39:45
atmospheric black metal
France
Les Acteurs de l’ombre

I Am the Morning – Counting the Ghosts

14:00
progressive rock
Sankt Peterburg, Russia
Independent

Jeff Davis – Leaf House

53:43
avant-garde jazz
Brooklyn, New York
Independent

Looprider – Moon

30:32
stoner metal
Tokyo, Japan
Independent

Macie Stewart & Lia Kohl – Recipe for a Boiled Egg

34:03
experimental jazz
Chicago, Illinois
Astral Spirits

Max Mobarry – Daysore

23:16
progressive rock
Dayton, Ohio
Independent

Moulin banal – De misère & d’engelures

32:01
black metal
Montréal, Québec
Independent

No Sun Rises – Dominium terrae

29:41
post-black metal
Münster, Germany
Independent

Nova incepta – Visions of Arcadia

34:44
progressive metal
Sydney, Australia
Independent

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Ocrilim – Upon That which Is Not

39:07
contemporary classical
Weehawken, New Jersey
Independent

The Ocular Concern – The Lost Album

47:00
avant-garde jazz
Portland, Oregon
Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble

Respire – Black Line

41:02
post-black metal
Toronto, Ontario
Church Road

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Sense Offender & They Live, We Sleep – Split

20:33
blackened hardcore
UK
Trepanation

Show Me a Dinosaur – Plantgazer

44:16
blackgaze
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Independent

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Soilwork – A Whisp of the Atlantic

36:31
melodic death metal
Sweden
Nuclear Blast

The Sound that Ends Creation – Merry Christmas You Filthy Animal

4:27
mathgrind
Allen, Texas
Independent

Stephen Weigel – Ignoring Years of Hindsight

165:33
experimental electro, synthwave
Indianapolis, Indiana
Independent

Tomusz – Culter

12:18
post-black metal
Hungary
Independent

Trondheim Voices – Folklore

53:23
contemporary classical
Trondheim, Norway
Hubro

Two Minutes to Late Night – Covers, Volume 6

25:54
metal
Brooklyn, New York
Independent

https://twominutestolatenight.bandcamp.com/album/covers-vol-6

Walking Corpse – The Fear Takes Hold

31:44
deathgrind
Gothenburg, Sweden
Independent

Wren – Runes Ahead

14:42
ambient
London, UK
Independent


Saturday, 5

Cosmophobe – Aberrations

32:48
technical deathcore
New Orleans, Louisiana
Independent

Sebastian Gampl – Master Switch

34:03
synthwave
Munich, Germany
Retrowave Touch

تفقُممع الأيام

51:37
progressive metal
Cairo, Egypt
Independent


Sunday, 6

An – A Reign of Long Days

33:51
post-rock
Baden, Switzerland
Independent

We Pyrrhic Conquerors – Kept Wild by the Gods

41:52
psychedelic rock
United States
Independent


Monday, 7

Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band – Another World Is Possible, Volume 3

11:13
experimental jazz
Somerville, Massachusetts
Independent

Hulica – How to Estimate Your Departure on the Ocean Floor

20:19
math rock
Malang, Indonesia
Haum Entertainment

Sumac – Two Beasts

18:43
post-metal
United States
Sub Pop

Сва да раPilgrim

31:55
progressive metal, folk
Kharkiv, Ukraine
Independent

Сва да раЗареница

48:18
progressive metal, folk
Kharkiv, Ukraine
Independent

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Tuesday, 8

Gates – Threads Bound in Lapis

12:20
atmospheric doom metal
Canada
Independent

Paul Shapera – A Covid Christmas

18:01
lounge, jazz
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Independent


Wednesday, 9

Asterism – Guernica

23:32
progressive metal
Fukuoka, Japan
Amuse Inc.

五人一首死人賛歌

progressive death metal
Japan
Bang the Head

Label page

Jellici Baldes’s Spacetracker – The Journey

56:14
avant-garde jazz
Zürich, Switzerland
Independent

Stray Cat Shelter – Finally Home

15:40
math rock
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Independent

Tribalism 3 – April on Mars

26:19
free jazz
Paris, France
Collectif Coax

Yumi Ito – Stardust Crystals

42:59
chamber pop
Basel, Switzerland
Independent


Thursday, 10

Boludos Death – Rigor Samsa

31:34
metalcore
Spain
Independent

Chiral – Hope

38:18
atmospheric black metal
Piacenza, Italy
Independent

James Mac Gaw – La Fin des temples

33:00
zeuhl
Paris, France
Soleil Zeuhl

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This Wave Looks like a Wolf – Taïga

36:01
post-rock
Rennes, France
Independent


Friday, 11

Antoine Fafard & Gavin Harrison – Chemical Reactions

50:07
jazz fusion
Montréal, Québec
Timeless Momentum

Anupam Shobhakar & Qais Essar – Vesper

15:42
folk
Phoenix, Arizona
Worlds within Worlds

The Avalanches – We Will Always Love You

71:17
R&B, soul
Australia
Universal Music Australia Pty. Ltd.

Beaten to Death – Laat maar, deel twee: ik verhuis naar Østmarka

7:50
post-grindcore
Oslo, Norway
Independent

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Boris & Merzbow – RIP 2020

77:53
noise rock
Japan
Relapse

Caelestra – Black Widow Nebula

31:04
post-black metal
Bristol, UK
Independent

The Crossing – Rising

70:45
contemporary classical
New York, New York
New Focus

Daniel Tompkins – Ruins

38:07
alternative metal
London, UK
K Scope

Джрс

44:09
noise rock
город Москва, Russia
Independent

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Einvigi – Sielulintu

35:24
blackgaze
Finland
Inverse

Le Grand Sbam – Furvent

59:54
avant-prog
Lyon, France
Dur et Doux

Gros Légumes – Les Gros Légumes

14:44
jazz fusion
Repentigny, Québec
Independent

恆月三途噤夢:送君一句再會呵露深心頭寒今夜ㄡ是落雨暝雨聲蔵哀悲

47:10
folk death metal
Taipei, Taiwan
Independent

Insane in the Rain – Sinnohvation

230:14
jazz fusion, VGM
Seattle, Washington
Independent

John Zorn – 18 Studies from the Later Sketchbook of Joseph Mallord William Turner (1841-1843): Images and Impressions for Piano

~48:00
contemporary classical
New York, New York
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Label page

Karfagen – Principles and Theory of Spektra

54:12
progressive rock
Ukraine
Independent

Lautreamont – The Cult of Grinning Martyrs

38:25
avant-garde death metal
Novorossiysk, Russia
Independent

Møster! – Dust Breathing

40:54
jazz fusion
Bergen, Norway
Hubro

New Age Doom – Himalayan Dream Techno

60:46
experimental drone metal
Toronto, Ontario
We Are Busy Bodies

Owl – Crystal Delirium

19:54
avant-garde doom metal
Germany
Zeitgeister

Philip Zoubek – Vortex

49:34
avant-garde jazz
Berlin, Germany
Why Play Jazz

Québec Redneck Bluegrass Project – J’ai bu

58:33
folk
Québec
Spectacles Bonzaï

Rien faire – Rien faire

59:25
progressive rock, pop
Lyon, France
Dur et Doux

Scandroid – The Darkness and the Light

74:28
synthwave
Los Angeles, California
Fixt Neon

Sérgio Vieira – Introspective Landscapes

35:21
avant-garde jazz
Porto, Portugal
Independent

Siema, ziemia – EPA 1

12:18
nu jazz
Poznań, Poland
Independent

Sin tiempo – Sin tiempo

37:19
avant-garde jazz
Argentina
Ears & Eyes

Thrailkill – Detach

20:20
progressive metal
Los Angeles, California
Independent

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UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra – Music of Haarla, Heinilä, Kasurinen, and Rönkä

38:10
modern jazz, big band
Finland
Eclipse Music Official Store

Weasel Walter – Another Pound of Flesh

223:41
experimental electro
New York, New York
Independent

Yashira – Fail to Be

41:49
mathcore
Jacksonville, Florida
Good Fight


Saturday, 12

Gardenjia – Ego sum

52:45
progressive death metal
Brindisi, Italy
Independent


Sunday, 13

Roland – Zealand

48:31
progressive rock
San Francisco, California
Sell the Heart

Sunstitutor – Simone De Beauvoir

19:55
experimental electro
Portland, Oregon
Independent


Monday, 14

Akhlys – Melinoë

46:02
black metal
United States
Dēbēmur mortī


Tuesday, 15

Adam Neely – A Very 15/16 Christmas

8:43
nu jazz
New York, New York
Independent

Gjoad – Samanōn

35:25
post-rock
Austria
Antiq

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Wednesday, 16

Impóster – Абсцесс

27:04
nu-metalcore
Russia
Independent

Matteo Ciminari – Fried Hippocampus

32:10
jazz fusion
London, UK
Chant

Nocturnal Bloodlust – The Wasteland

22:35
progressive metalcore
Japan
Maverick


Thursday, 17

Blood Menace – Threat

12:02
mathcore
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Independent

Frits & the Highest Band – Volumen 1 : Foráneo

20:54
psychedelic rock
San Felipe, Chile
Experimentos rurales

Scatter Swept – Unfolding

29:40
nu jazz
Oakland, California
Broken Clover


Friday, 18

Atrium – New Light: Silhouettes

16:09
progressive metal
Provo, Utah
Independent

Combat Astronomy – Ultrā virēs

43:02
avant-prog
St Paul, Minnesota
Independent

Divinity – Invention

30:13
progressive death metal
Calgary, Alberta
Independent

Golden Hymns Sing “Hurrah” – The Great Dystopian Songbook, Ⅰ: Songs for the Setting & Rising Sun

60:10
post-rock
New York, New York
Independent

Grayceon – Mothers, Weavers, Vultures

42:52
progressive metal
San Francisco, California
Independent

I, Legion – Overcome the Tides

43:02
melodic death metal
Québec
Independent

Markgraf – Markgraf

30:00
black metal
Baden Baden, Germany
Independent

Nathan Kruszk, Noah Punkt, and Maximilian Breu – Bizzl

52:01
free jazz
Germany
Otherunwise

Nostra – Law of the Tongue

15:02
post-rock
Riga, Latvia
Independent

Patches – Patches

37:14
jazz fusion
Hamburg, Germany
Independent

Tachycardie – Sommé-e

31:48
contemporary classical
France
Un Je-ne-sais-quoi


Saturday, 19

Falkor Ensemble – A Drop of Mercy

33:40
modern jazz
Israel
Independent

Feeding Fingers – Camille

15:33
classical
USA
Independent

Jeremy Noller – Passage

29:54
avant-garde jazz
Seoul, South Korea

柏大輔Program Music Ⅲ

51:20
neoclassical, electro
Japan
Virgin Babylon

Northern – Fausta

43:39
post-rock
Montréal, Québec
Independent


Sunday, 20

Bad Uok – Lateless

49:03
avant-garde jazz
Berlin, Germany
Trouble in the East

Boréalys – Là où les eaux se séparent

20:19
atmospheric black metal
Québec
Independent

Cthulhu – Hallucinations at the Mountains of Madness

32:54
avant-garde black metal
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Independent

Nathan Giroux – Géométries

36:18
classical
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Vantana Row – Siccan

38:12
crustwave
Oakland, California
Independent


Monday, 21

Actuality – The Old Normal

29:24
progressive metal
Launceston, Australia
Independent

Ill Considered – 10: The Stroke

6:20
spiritual jazz
London, UK
Independent

Nick Prol & the Proletarians – An Erstwisle Alphabestiary, Book One

43:38
progressive rock
Tucson, Arizona
Independent

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Phaneronaut – Tik-Tak

36:28
experimental electro
Munich, Germany
Independent

Synergi – Orbitals

22:18
progressive metalcore
New Kersey
Independent


Monday, 22

БѣсъКощунства

40:25
atmospheric black metal
Moscow, Russia
Independent

Kyler Boss – Necessary Evil

36:14
progressive metal
Fort Collins, Colorado
Independent

Matthew Evan Taylor – The Unheard Mixtape 4: Isolation Blues

41:13
contemporary classical
Middlebury, Vermont
New Amsterdam

Noble Déchet – Sorciers de basse-fosse

12:58
black metal
Quebec City, Québec
Independent

Roland Bühlmann – Dubnos

52:00
progressive rock
Switzerland
Independent

Sonus umbra – A Sky Full of Ghosts

64:34
progressive rock
Chicago, Illinois
Independent


Wednesday, 23

Boston Latvian Choir – Budēlīša Ziemassvētki

28:00
folk
Boston, Massachusetts
Independent

Prevenge – Prevenge

42:04
post-black metal
Stony Brook, New York
Independent


Thursday, 24

Beaten to Death – Laat maar, deel vier: ik verhuis naar Endor

9:49
post-grindcore
Oslo, Norway
Independent

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Seum & Fátima – Split

7:32
sludge metal
Montréal, Québec
Independent


Friday, 25

Chugga Boom! – Christmas Number Ones

56:10
djent
UK
Independent

Ego – Predation

18:58
black metal
Anchorage, Alaska
Lycaean Triune

Foi – Transcendent

52:03
progressive metal
Bengaluru, India
Independent

Lynxx – Rama

experimental electro
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Independent

Mad Essence – Connections

40:53
nu-metalcore
Kiev, Ukraine
Independent

Quadrophobia – Quadromania

11:59
progressive rock
Chennai, India
Independent

Tinder Godz – The Christmas EP

16:29
progressive metal, jazz fusion
New York, New York
Independent


Saturday, 26

Black Ceiling – Wild Horses

17:43
darkwave
United States
Independent


Sunday, 27

Юрий ВиноградовAutoaesthetics

74:11
classical
Russia
Outsiderville

Safety Squad – Level Up

36:29
jazz fusion
Columbus, Ohio
Independent


Monday, 28

Elliott Sharp – ፍልስት ምክድስ

88:12
contemporary classical, opera
New York, New York
Infrequent Seams

Seaorm – Olkhon

45:27
avant-prog
Spain
October X Art


Tuesday, 29

Cobalt Rabbit – Disappear Completely

15:51
ambient electro
Florida
Independent


Thursday, 31

Dead Neanderthals – Cosmic Slime

27:05
sludge metal
Nijmegen, Netherlands
Independent

Lemmings Suicide Myth – Lemming Suicide Myth

68:51
jazz fusion
Strasbourg, France
Independent

Patricia Taxxon – Sapphire Apts

49:39
pop, synthwave
Santa Cruz, California
Independent

Porno Coma – Fifty Shades of Brun

deathgrind
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Prometheus Omega – 69糞粒

68:21
experimental electro
Iceland
Independent

On December 31 2020, this entry was posted.
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