I Can’t Believe This Is Called Music! Top 2019 Albums of 2019, Part VI: 1519-1420

Part I: 2019-1920

Part II: 1919-1820

Part III: 1819-1720

Part IV: 1719-1620

Part V: 1619-1520

Part VI: 1519-1420

Boris – Feedbacker

43:47
post-rock
東京都 (Tōkyō-to), Japan
Third Man


Thursday, 3

Zac Zinger – Fulfillment

75:31
jazz fusion, Japanese folk
New York, New York
Independent

Jakub Zytecki – Nothing Lasts, Nothing’s Lost

39:37
progressive metal
Kraków, Poland
Independent

Antonino Restuccia & Santiago Bogacz – Resonancias

115:31
free improvisation
Montevideo, Uruguay
Independent


Wednesday, 2

莎比娃 (Saa bêi waa) / Sabiwa – Daba

30:06
experimental electro, ambient
Taiwan
Chinabot

國田大輔 (Daisuke Kunita) – アブストラクト・ポップ (Abusutorakuto poppu) / Abstract Pop

52:19
jazz fusion, progressive rock
Japan
Independent

Game Gate – Angry Kids

42:47
chiptune
Russian Federation
Cheapbeats

Asaf Sirkis & Sylvia Bialas’s IQ – Our New Earth

84:03
jazz fusion
London, UK
Moon June


Tuesday, 1

Sitar Metal – Sitar Metal

40:00
progressive metal, Indian classical
India
Independent

Rosetta – Terra sola

22:19
post-metal
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Independent

N█O – Isolates

16:41
post-black metal
Kyiv, Ukraine
Independent

Collectif Medz Bazar – O

67:03
world fusion
Paris, France
Independent


Monday, 30 September

Quartet Next – Dutiful Dissent

65:37
modern jazz
Chicago, Illinois
Lizard Breath

Omahara – Upsilamba

34:37
atmospheric doom metal
Hobart, Australia
Art as Catharsis

Endvade – Fragments

48:22
djent
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Ayler’s Mood – Combat Joy

53:01
avant-garde jazz
Berlin, Germany
Aut

Ajo – Besa

25:54
folk, jazz
London, UK
Independent


Sunday, 29

Vukari – Ævum

55:09
atmospheric black metal
Berlin, Germany
Vendetta

Jacob Hiser – Seconds

43:54
jazz
Boston, Massachusetts
Independent

Contemporary Art Duo – Conversations for Memories and Mirrors

47:32
avant-garde jazz
Washington, D.C.
Topology


Saturday, 28

Nesesari Kakalulu – Gospa Gertrude

37:12
world fusion
Vrtojba, Slovenia
Independent

Kinda Alright – Send It!

18:24
indie rock, math rock
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Independent

Jackie Frank Russell Ⅲ – AAAAAAAAAAAAA

52:32
progressive metal
Elmhurst, Illinois
Independent


Friday, 27

灰野敬二 (Keiji Haino), Merzbow, and Balázs Pándi – 発見する者ではなく発見される者となれ (Hakken suru monode wa naku hakken sa reru mono to nare) / Become the Discovered, Not the Discoverer

70:37
noise, experimental jazz
Japan
Rare Noise

The Way Out – Yes We Are

40:13
experimental jazz, noise rock
Copenhagen, Denmark
Independent

The Comet Is Coming – The Afterlife

32:11
electro-jazz
London, UK
Impulse!

Skarbø skulekorps – Skarbø skulekorps

53:35
modern jazz
Bergen, Norway
Hubro

See You Space Cowboy – The Correlation between Entrance and Exit Wounds

28:30
melodic hardcore, post-hardcore
Berkeley, California
Pure Noise

Pyramido – Fem

33:41
sludge, blackened hardcore
Sweden
The Sign

Opeth – In cauda venenum

67:31
progressive rock
Stockholm, Sweden
Nuclear Blast

Led Bib – It’s Morning

40:18
modern jazz
London, UK
Rare Noise

Konstrukt & Ken Vandermark – Kozmik Bazaar

30:34
free jazz
Chicago, Illinois
Catalytic-Sound

John Coltrane – Blue World

36:19
hard bop, spiritual jazz
New York
Impulse!

I Am the Trireme – Nomenclature

57:33
progressive black metal
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Black Lion

Horror God – Cursed Seeds

36:08
blackened death metal
Moscow, Russia
Lavadome

Hagiga Sextet – New Directions

43:59
modern jazz
Israel
QFTF

Guillermo Klein – Los guachos cristal

53:00
modern jazz
New York, New York
Sunnyside

Godeater – All Flesh Is Grass

32:56
progressive technical death metal
Glasgow, UK
Independent

David Bowlin – Bird as Prophet

58:02
contemporary classical
New York, New York
New Focus

Cranial – Alternate Endings

48:02
blackened sludge, post-metal
Würzburg, Germany
Sludgelord

Ashley Bathgate – Ash

44:28
contemporary classical
New York, New York
New Amsterdam

As We Keep Searching – Rooh

33:45
post-rock
Pune, India
Independent

Antares Mates – La ballata di Antares

23:52
electro-jazz
Berlin, Germany
Jazz-o-Tech

And Play – Playlist

47:59
contemporary classical
New York, New York
New Focus

Adrian Løseth Waade – Kitchen Music

38:44
experimental jazz
Oslo, Norway
仲間 (Nakama)

30,000 Monkies – Are Forever

37:48
sludge metal
Beringen, Belgium
Consouling Sounds

.gif from God – Approximation_of_a_Human

26:55
grindcore
Richmond, Virginia
Prosthetic


Thursday, 26

Ian Alexander – Night Shapes

29:02
modern jazz
Cologne, Germany
Independent

Escarpin – El picon

16:52
math rock
Paris, France
Independent

Erotic Market – Boredoms

25:54
indie pop, R&B
Lyon, France
Compagnie 4000


Wednesday, 25

裸体のシルエット (Ratai no shiruetto) / The Silhouette of Nude – ジンエンニユラグ (Jinnen ni yuragu)

14:20
noise rock
Tokyo, Japan
Independent

Alaias – Music for an Imaginary Surf Film

36:20
electro-jazz
London, UK
Babel


Tuesday, 24

Hvit – Hvit

53:45
modern jazz
Portugal
Independent

Dyphtê – Psychopompe

38:02
black metal
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Artyom Manukyan – Alone

33:44
modern jazz
Los Angeles, California
Ghost Note


Monday, 23

Sœur – No Show

17:21
post-punk
Bristol, UK
Sœur & Sœur Music

Non opus dei – Głód

36:26
avant-garde black metal
Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland
Pagan

Highlights of Our Modern World – Cursed Fate

18:56
hip-hop, synthwave
Portsmouth, UK
Independent

Chronologist – Equinox Ⅱ

15:50
progressive metal
Austin, Texas
Independent


Sunday, 22

OK Aurora – Baby Zeza

14:39
indie jazz
London, UK
Independent


Saturday, 21

Ensemble Pamplemousse – Lost at Sea

133:35
experimental jazz, contemporary classical
New York, New York
Tak Editions


Friday, 20

Zack Clarke Trio – Vertical Shores

54:26
modern jazz
New York, New York
Clean Feed

White Ward – Love Exchange Failure

67:04
post-black metal
Одесса (Odessa), Ukraine
Debemur morti

Tom Arthurs, Isambard Khroustaliov, and Julian Sartorious – Hangkerum

54:33
free improvisation
Bern, Switzerland
Clean Feed

Label page

Taylor Ho Bynum 9-tette – The Ambiguity Manifesto

70:52
avant-garde jazz, free jazz
New York, New York
Firehouse 12

Takafumi Matsubara – Strange, Beautiful and Fast

33:24
experimental grindcore
Kyoto, Japan
GCBT

Snow Burial – Ostrava

35:08
post-metal
Chicago, Illinois
Prosthetic

Shpik – Temple O

58:42
modern jazz
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Pyjæn – Pyjæn

39:20
jazz fusion, Afrobeat
London, UK
Deep Matter

Pulcinella – Ça

14:59
experimental jazz, avant-prog
Toulouse, France
Independent

Oddly Imploded – They Just Sit About

38:33
experimental jazz
Italy
Shhpuma

Kalt Weiss – Serotonin

35:07
avant-garde black metal
Vienna, Austria
Independent

Josh Berman, Paul Lytton, and Jason Roebke – Trio Discrepancies

36:36
free jazz
Chicago, Illinois
Astral Spirits

John Zorn – The Hermetic Organ, Volume 7: St. John the Divine

49:58
contemporary classical
New York, New York
Tzadik

Label page

Joe Armon-Jones – Turn to Clear View

44:43
R&B, jazz fusion
London, UK
Brownswood

João Lencastre’s Communion 3 – Song​(​s) of Hope

41:39
avant-garde jazz
Lisbon, Portugal
Clean Feed

Harris Eisenstadt – Canada Day Quartet Live

60:02
experimental jazz
Brooklyn, New York
Clean Feed

Eve Risser – Après un rêve

24:24
free improvisation
Paris, France
Clean Feed

Label page

Dustlights – Dreams Outside

28:19
post-doom
New York
Ropeadope

Casimir Liberski – Cosmic Liberty

74:48
math rock, jazz fusion
Brussels, Belgium
Ropeadope


Thursday, 19

Светлост (Svetlost) & Odron Ritual Orchestra – Светлост (Svetlost) & Odron Ritual Orchestra

54:45
avant-garde jazz
Skopje, Macedonia
PMG Jazz

The Crooked Fiddle Band – Another Subtle Atom Bomb

45:02
experimental folk
Sydney, Australia
Independent

Helu – Varisema

35:02
progressive rock, post-rock
Sydney, Australia
Art as Catharsis

Andre Fratto – Concerto for World Instruments and Orchestra, Symphony № 1

50:11
classical, world fusion
New York, New York
Independent


Wednesday, 18

Sur l’eau – Rien faire comme une bête

17:20
experimental hardcore
Munich, Germany
Independent

Nadie nunca nada – Todas las líneas

24:51
math rock
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Anomalía ediciones

Giant Sleeper – Eternal Migration

27:23
progressive metal
Costa Rica
Independent


Tuesday, 17

The Plastic Waste Band – Crushed

55:24
psychedelic jazz
Montreal, Québec
Independent

Cossi anatz – Jazz afro​-​occitan

46:13
experimental jazz
Paris, France
Digger’s Digest


Monday, 16

McMeta – McMeta

17:17
progressive rock, jazz fusion
Austin, Texas
Independent


Sunday, 15

SLD Trio – El contorno del espacio

47:08
free jazz
Warsaw, Poland
Fundacja Słuchaj

Katarsis 4 – Katarsis 4

59:21
free improvisation
Lithuania
No Business

Joe Morris & Evan Parker – The Village

55:45
free jazz
Warsaw, Poland
Fundacja Słuchaj


Saturday, 14

Zlatko Kaučič Quintet – Morning Patches

44:12
free jazz
Warsaw, Poland
Fundacja Słuchaj

Jonathan Scales’s Fourchestra – Mindstate Music

19:22
world fusion
Asheville, North Carolina
Ropeadope

False Pockets – False Pockets

20:33
indie rock, math rock
Rochester, New York
Independent

Evan Parker, Lotte Anker, and Troben Snekkestad – Inferences

40:58
free jazz
Warsaw, Poland
Fundacja Słuchaj

Balto! – Fake Free

36:56
experimental jazz
New York
Independent


Friday, 13

Weeping Sores – False Confession

56:10
progressive death/doom metal
New York, New York
I, Voidhanger

Wallowing – Planet Loss

31:50
blackened sludge
Sheffield, UK
Sludgelord

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