February in 185 Albums

Saturday, 1 February

Ángel Ontalva & Vespero – Sada

45:30
progressive rock
Spain
October X Art

Anomalia – Anomalia

50:23
modern jazz
Poznań, Poland
Multikulti Project

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Miguel Crozzoli, Paula Shocron, and Pablo Díaz – Unboundedness

32:01
free improvisation
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nendo Dango

Sound Architects – Regenesis

44:31
post-rock
Quezon City, Philippines
Independent

Steve Beresford & John Butcher – Old Paradise Airs

51:39
avant-garde jazz
Australia
Iluso

Sunjae Lee – Channel

35:44
avant-garde jazz
Seoul, South Korea
Independent


Sunday, 2

Lent – Croix​-​bâtons

41:36
experimental post-rock
France
Tricollectif

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Peripheral Cortex – God Kaiser Hell

34:22
technical death metal
Berlin, Germany
Independent

Spichard Rencer – You Can’t Ever Go Back

44:49
grindcore, mathcore
Tampa, Florida
Independent

Stereochrome – Rēticulī

20:09
progressive rock
Durham, New Hampshire
Independent

Vruumm – Tony Brizza

psychedelic jazz
São Paulo, Brazil
Independent


Monday, 3

Antenna – Assorted Compositions for Quintet

28:51
modern jazz
New York, New York
Falcon Gumba

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Empire de Mu – Spiritual Demise

35:15
symphonic black metal
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Fawn Limbs – Trek through a Black Maw

26:31
grindcore, mathcore
Mannheim, Germany
Wolves and Vibrancy

柳川芳命 (Hōmei Yanagawa) – Gale Scrawl

49:38
free improvisation
Nagoya, Japan
Independent

Jen Hill & Claire Rousay – Alcohol

21:48
free improvisation
United States
Heavy Mess

Mental Cult – Memories of the Future

20:38
progressive metal
Russia
Independent


Tuesday, 4

Eklektik Orkestra – The Gathering

40:15
world fusion
Kragujevac, Serbia
Independent

Giovanni Boero – The Woman Who Spreads the Leaves at Night

29:30
progressive metal, soundtrack
Milan, Italy
Independent

Heinz-Juhani Hofmann & Jutta Seppinen – Ihmissydän

63:09
contemporary classical, opera
New York, New York
Blue Music Group

Listo listo listo – Listo listo listo

22:31
free improvisation
Buenos Aires, Argentina
TVL

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MRW – Rzeczywistość nieustalona

52:47
progressive metal
Sosnowiec, Poland
Independent


Wednesday, 5

Ivan Edwards & Sebastián Vidal – Scribbles

29:18
free improvisation
Barcelona, Spain
Discordian

Thirds – York 1

12:44
math rock, pop
Manila, Philippines
Independent

TM – TM

30:32
free improvisation, noise
Czechia
Stoned to Death

Volat – Volat

37:34
post-rock
Monterrey, Mexico
Independent

Way to End – ནམ་མཁའ (Nam mkha)

26:27
atmospheric black metal
France
Independent


Thursday, 6

Hadewijch – Herbal Noise

18:50
post-metal
France
Independent

Their Dogs Were Astronauts – Dreamcatcher

55:34
progressive metal
Vienna, Austria
Independent

Wonderbach – Lumière, Eau et Minéraux

51:40
modern jazz
Paris, France
Collectif Coax

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Friday, 7

Antibalas – Fu Chronicles

48:37
world fusion
Brooklyn, New York
Daptone

Asylon Terra – Big Birds Flying

44:21
jazz fusion
France
King Tao

Atlas Quartet – Eclipse

51:14
modern jazz, nu jazz
Lyon, France
Independent

Cōdex serafīni – Serpents of Enceladus

14:36
psychedelic rock
UK
Independent

David Lang – The Loser

72:30
contemporary classical, opera
New York, New York
Cantaloupe Music

Firewood – Haoma

28:54
progressive rock
Madrid, Spain
Nooirax

Fonema Consort – Vistas furtivas

52:26
contemporary classical
New York, New York
New Focus

Fraktal – Reconciliation

55:58
jazz fusion
Berlin, Germany
QFTF

Hypermortal – Mysteries of Time

48:22
progressive rock
Lawrence, Kansas
Independent

Karg – Traktat

76:20
post-black metal
Seesen, Germany
Art of Propaganda

Krosis – A Memoir of Free Will

50:13
progressive deathcore
North Carolina
Unique Leader

Latitude Forty-Nine – Wax and Wire

54:06
contemporary classical
Waco, Texas
New Amsterdam

Matthias Kaiser, Justin Sebastian, Jun-Y Ciao, and Israel Flores Bravo – Horror vacuī

30:45
contemporary classical, free improvisation
Germany
Independent

清水三恵子 (Mieko Shimizu) – サク (Saku) / I Bloom

46:33
experimental pop
London, UK
Kartel Music Group

Pablo Held – Ascent

46;46
modern jazz
Cologne, Germany
Edition

Qyn – Archetype

64:10
progressive metal, alternative metal
Grand Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador
Independent

Sakina Abdou, Barbara Dang, and Peter Orins – Lescence & Gmatique

34:38
free improvisation
France
Tour de bras

Thoren – Gwarth Ⅱ

26:09
avant-garde death metal
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Drylands


Saturday, 8

A Hue et à Dia – Transhumances

63:05
world, folk
Strasbourg, France
Independent

David Bruce – The Lick Quartet

21:16
contemporary classical
London, UK
Independent

Ensemble Murgier – Reflets

19:39
modern jazz
Paris, France
Independent

Seeds in Barren Fields – Sånger om världen som rämnar i din darrande hand

32:02
blackened post-hardcore
Sweden
Independent

Vincent Glazmann & Gerry Hemingway – Composition O

36:29
contemporary classical, electroacoustic
Warsaw, Poland
Fundacja Słuchaj


Sunday, 9

Blushing Monk – Serendipity

59:05
modern jazz
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Independent

Frederick Galiay – Time Elleipsis

57:26
avant-garde jazz, contemporary classical
France
Ayler

Magic Band of Gypsys – Play the Piano Drunk like a Percussion Instrument until the Fingers Begin to Bleed a Bit

24:19
free improvisation
Saint Jeannet, France
Up against the Wall, Motherfuckers!

New Money – Du tri​(​o)

116:15
free improvisation, noise
Chicago, Illinois
Neutral Archive

Sec – L’Aventure complète de George Gallamus

69:35
avant-prog
Couffouleux, France
Independent

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Sec – Les Aventures apocryphes de George Gallamus

77:51
various
Couffouleux, France
Independent


Monday, 10

Sam Arnold – Daytime Drama Themes

19:12
progressive rock
Austin, Texas
Independent

Shubh Saran – Becoming

26:22
modern jazz, soul
New York, New York
Independent


Tuesday, 11

Matoutou – Marionette

24:38
nu jazz
Brussels, Belgium
Independent


Wednesday, 12

Lou Kelly – Genres that Don’t Exist

12:16
various
Ukiah, California
Independent


Thursday, 13

Big Fat – Decades of Eating Poorly

47:39
experimental jazz, free jazz
Houston, Texas
Independent

Doctor Nerve – Loud

17:50
experimental jazz, noise
New York, New York
Independent

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Friday, 14

Le butcherettes – Don’t Bleed

19:13
alternative rock
Guadalajara, Mexico
Rise

Anáhuac – Anáhuac

62:14
free jazz
Mexico City, Mexico
Astral Spirits

Anáhuac – Ascua

39:04
free jazz
Mexico City, Mexico
Astral Spirits

Association for the Promotion of New Music – Volume 1: Chamber Music & Volume 2: Computer & Electronic Music

130:00
contemporary classical, experimental electro
New York, New York
New Focus

Beach Bunny – Honeymoon

25:00
indie rock
Chicago, Illinois
Mom + Pop

Ben Verdery – Scenes from Ellis Island

59:15
contemporary classical
New York, New York
New Focus

武士 (Bushi) – The Flawless Avenger

35:00
progressive rock
Porto San Giorgio, Italy
Infinity Entertainment

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Chibi-Tech – クレマ ビナリア (Kurema Binaria)

12:25
chiptune, pop
Tokyo, Japan
Independent

Colosso – Apocalypse

20:44
blackened death metal
Porto, Portugal
Transcending Obscurity

Frayle – 1692

37:01
doom rock
Cleveland, Ohio
Aqualamb

Dan Loomis – Job’s Trials

42:05
modern jazz
New York, New York
Independent

The Heliocentrics – Infinity of Now

44:58
psychedelic pop
London, UK
Madlib Invazion

Ihsahn – Telemark

24:25
progressive metal
Norway
Nuclear Blast

Marjana Semkina – Sleepwalking

42:54
progressive rock, folk
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Independent

Masaa – Irade

46:12
world fusion
Germany
Traumton

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Necrowretch – The Ones from Hell

37:00
black metal, blackened death metal
France
Season of Mist

Oiseaux-tempête – طلامس (Ṭlāms) / Sortilège

44:23
experimental post-rock
Paris, France
Independent

Parachute for Gordo – Best Understood by Children and Animals

40:58
math rock
England, UK
Beth Shalom

Phonon – Alloy

60:21
avant-garde jazz
New York, New York
Zoar Music

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Psychotic Waltz – The God-Shaped Void

58:27
progressive rock
California
Inside Out

Sign Libra – Sea to Sea

42:08
synthwave, experimental electro
New York
RVNG

Tim Berne’s Snakeoil – The Fantastic Mrs. 10

67:10
modern jazz
Zurich, Switzerland
Intakt

Spīritus fonktus – Introducing Spīritus fonktus

56:20
jazz fusion
France
Onde Music

Graham Costello’s Strata – Cygnus

10:23
modern jazz
Glasgow, UK
Gearbox

Trivalent – … All Else Is the Work of Man, Part 1: Prīmum nōn nocēre

45:29
progressive rock
Portland, Oregon
Independent

Vertrek Ensemble – Palace of Darkened Windows

57:39
free improvisation
Edmonton, Alberta
Volatile

虚极 (Xū jí) / Bliss-Illusion – Leave Abhassara Deva

31:35
post-black metal
Beijing, China
Tear Water

Y Music – Ecstatic Science

40:00
contemporary classical
New York, New York
New Amsterdam


Saturday, 15

Corey Coverstone – Punch the Shaman

16:08
jazz fusion, progressive rock
Los Angeles, California
Independent

Depersonalized – No, I Do Not Have a Vomit-Shaped Band Logo Yet

21:47
harsh noise, grindcore
Chicago, Illinois
Independent

Floral – Floral

30:51
math rock
California
Independent

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Frutería Toñi – El porvenir está en las huevas

39:10
progressive rock
Málaga, Spain
Independent

Leandro Fonseca – Paternoster

35:04
progressive metal, jazz fusion
São Paulo, Brazil
Independent

Twins – Soon

28:37
post-hardcore
Ontario
No Funeral


Monday, 17

Bird Problems – Beyond the Nest

20:42
progressive metal
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Jorrit Dijkstra, Jeb Bishop, Παντελής Καραγεώργης (Pantelḗs Karageṓrges), Nate McBride, and Luther Gray – Cutout

68:34
free jazz
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Driff

Παντελής Καραγεώργης (Pantelḗs Karageṓrges), Nate McBride, Damon Smith, Luther Gray, and Eric Rosenthal – Cliffpools

62:25
free jazz
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Driff

Samo Šalamon, Igor Matković, and Kristijan Krajnčan – Common Flow

49:54
modern jazz
Maribor, Slovenia
Independent

Samo Šalamon, Igor Matković, and Kristijan Krajnčan – Rare Ebb

47:56
modern jazz
Maribor, Slovenia
Independent


Tuesday, 18

Diego Manatrizio, Vilhjálmur Yngvi Hjálmarsson, and Carola Zelaschi – Agalma Ⅳ

63:54
free improvisation, noise
Reykjavík, Iceland
Agalma

Meganeko – Eclipse

44:21
electrocore
Sweden
Independent

Portrayal of Guilt & Slow Fire Pistol – Split

8:06
post-hardcore, sludge
Texas
Run for Cover

Poulainjar – Déjection

33:09
contemporary classical
Paris, France
Gigantonium

Xeaoxa – Harmonic Series Diverges

24:19
progressive rock
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Independent

Yurodivy – Tell Me When the Party’s Over

42:28
post-hardcore
Strasbourg, France
Independent


Thursday, 20

Australian Art Orchestra & Aaron Choulai – 海の渦 (Umi no uzu)

43:23
modern jazz, big band
Australia
Independent

Cult of Fire – मोक्ष (Mokṣa)

34:18
black metal
Prague, Czechia
Independent

Cult of Fire – निर्वाण (Nirvāṇa)

33:17
black metal
Prague, Czechia
Independent

Lingouf – Eclozarea

52:17
experimental electro
Saint Lambert, France
Independent

N Tesla – ⅩⅩⅡⅯⅯⅩⅩ

25:28
post-hardcore
Oryol, Russian Federation
Independent

Supruga – Никто не в безопасности (Nikto ne v bezopasnosti)

11:41
blackened hardcore
Samara, Russia
Independent

Syzygy – Xendeavor One

38:18
experimental electro
Arvada, Colorado
Independent


Friday, 21

Bram De Looze – Colour Talk

44:07
modern jazz, nu jazz
Ghent, Belgium
Sdban

Cocanha – Puput

42:19
world, folk
Pau, France
Pagans

Collocutor – Continuation

39:18
jazz fusion
London, UK
On the Corner

Commander Spoon – Spooning

41:23
jazz fusion, nu jazz
Bruges, Belgium
WERF

CP Unit – One Foot on the Ground Smoking Mirror Shakedown

32:39
avant-garde jazz
New York, New York
Ramp Local

Deep Energy Orchestra – The Return

50:08
world fusion
Seattle, Washington
7D Media

Dix Ailes – Dix Ailes

29:27
contemporary classical, electroacoustic
Paris, France
Collectif Coax

Eldar Djangirov Trio – Rhapsodize

67:34
jazz fusion, modern jazz
New York
Independent

Horseneck – Fever Dream

39:12
stoner metal
Sacramento, California
Independent

In Technicolour – Big Sleeper

47:07
post-metal
Sydney, Australia
Art as Catharsis

Jim Hart & Ivo Neame – Multiverse

38:12
jazz fusion
London, UK
Edition

John Zorn – Virtue

contemporary classical
New York, New York
Tzadik

Label page

Jure Pukl – Broken Circles

64:11
modern jazz
New York, New York
Whirlwind

Pat Metheny – From This Place

76:19
modern jazz
New York, New York
Nonesuch

Polaris – The Death of Me

41:24
alternative metalcore
Sydney, Australia
Resist

Satyr – Locus

35:34
post-hardcore
Atlanta, Georgia
Independent

Sightless Pit – Grave of a Dog

38:21
exprimental sludge metal, noise
Rhode Island
Thrill Jockey

Xenobiotic – Mordrake

46:11
blackened death metal
Australia
Unique Leader


Saturday, 22

Afterdeath Television – 蓮咲く夢の体 (Hasu saku yume no karada)

87:17
experimental electro, vaporwave
ES, Brazil
Independent

Çub – Ouais

29:09
avant-prog
Saint Etienne, France
Vox Project

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Joseph A Peragine – Mind Index

52:37
mathcore
New Jersey
Independent

The Motion Mosaic – Avant​-​Garbage

45:30
mathcore
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Independent


Sunday, 23

Malignae – Energía tan oscura

35:36
avant-garde metal
Barcelona, Spain
Discordian


Monday, 24

The Giving Shapes – Earth Leaps Up

40:32
indie classical, pop
Jersey City, New Jersey
Elsewhere

Psalm Zero – Sparta

48:14
progressive metal
New York, New York
Last Things

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Soul Flesh – Road to Nara: A Cow Calves at Spring’s Last Day

48:08
progressive black metal
Mülheim, Germany
Independent

Ronny Graupe’s Spoom – Bridge Ices before Road

31:01
avant-garde jazz
Berlin, Germany
Shoebill Music


Tuesday, 25

Ben Levin Group – The Wave that Got Away

20:02
progressive rock
Boston, Massachusetts
Independent

King Bubu – Color​-​Motion, Vol​ume 1

16:59
progressive rock, jazz fusion, chiptune
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Independent

Living Machines – Gemini, a Tale of Future Earth, Part Ⅱ: Īnferius

22:32
progressive metalcore
Kelowna, British Columbia
Independent

Richard Adolphus Harrison – God’s Music

64:50
jazz fusion, funk
New York, New York
Independent

Ροηχι (Roēchi) – Music for People without People

32:48
experimental electro
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Twin Pyramid Complex – Qualia against the Herd

37:23
progressive rock
Helsingborg, Sweden
Independent

Witchchord – The Southern Hells

37:00
progressive rock
Montgomery, Alabama
Independent


Wednesday, 26

Fer Sher – Step Siblings

16:29
alternative rock, math rock
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Goblin Hovel – The Comedy of Forms, the Tragedy of Function

38:23
experimental folk
United States
Independent

Machine Girl – U​-​Void Synthesizer

32:27
experimental electro, hardcore
New York, New York
Independent


Thursday, 27

Vanessa Perica Orchestra – Love Is a Temporary Madness

54:20
modern jazz, big band
Melbourne, Australia
Independent

Yaldabaoth – That which Whets the Saccharine Palate

44:51
avant-garde black metal
Anchorage, Alaska
Lycaean Triune


Friday, 28

Ævangelist – Nightmarecatcher

52:36
avant-garde black metal
Tampere, Finland
Hell’s Headbangers

Alfa Mist – On My Ones

21:26
nu jazz, hip-hop
UK
Sekito

Baklavaa – Sleep Running

36:59
noise rock, post-hardcore
Baltimore, Maryland
Crass Lips

Beneath the Massacre – Fearmonger

29:33
technical death metal
Montréal, Québec
Century Media

Donald Sinta Quartet – Ex māchina

76:05
contemporary classical
Michigan
Bright Shiny Things

Drown – Subaqueous

41:55
atmospheric doom metal
United States
Prophecy

Fluisteraars – Bloem

33:23
atmospheric black metal
GE, Netherlands
Eisenwald

ႢႨႭႰႢႨ ႫႨႵႠႻႤ (Giorgi Mikadze) – ႵႠႰႧႳႪႨ ႫႨႩႰႳႿႤႫႨ (Kartuli mik’rujemi) / Georgian Microjamz

56:15
avant-garde jazz, folk
Los Angeles, California
Rare Noise

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Insect Ark – The Vanishing

41:24
doom metal, drone
Brooklyn, New York
Profound Lore

Intronaut – Fluid Existential Inversions

53:04
progressive metal
Los Angeles, California
Metal Blade

Jon Hatamiya – More Than Anything

78:24
modern jazz, jazz fusion
Los Angeles, California
Orenda

Kilter – Axiom

34:16
experimental jazz, progressive metal
Brooklyn, New York
Alter-Nativ

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Las casas viaje & Vradiazei – Split

41:39
experimental folk, post-rock
Hannover, Germany
Alerta antifascista

Nakata – El sueño de Lilith

25:37
avant-garde jazz
Los Angeles, California
Atlantic Rhythms

Ocœur – Everything

39:29
ambient electro
France
N5MD

Orm – Mit blod

24:13
progressive black metal
Copenhagen, Denmark
Indisciplinarian

Perspective Shifts – How the Light Gets In

58:01
experimental rock, post-rock
Fribourg, Switzerland
Independent

Regarde les hommes tomber – Ascension

46:48
blackened post-metal
France
Season of Mist

Slift – Ummon

72:05
krautrock
Bordeaux, France
Vicious Circle

Toundra – Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari

72:19
post-rock
Madrid, Spain
Inside Out

Trying Science – Next

16:01
math rock
Austin, Texas
Independent


Saturday, 29

Brickwork – Wedntve

38:44
world fusion
New York, New York
Independent

Countdown from Ten – On the Instability of Air

26:33
math rock
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Independent

/jə’raf/ – Throw Neck

47:49
modern jazz, hip-hop
Chicago, Illinois
Amalgam

OK Boomer – Purgatory

5:19
grindcore
Syracuse, New York
Independent

Sleigher – Universal

51:27
math rock, post-punk
Victoria, British Columbia
Independent

Vmthanaachth – La Finale de la vie : La Résistance faible de la chair est terminée

41:18
avant-garde black metal, contemporary classical
Texas
Independent

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