I Can’t Believe This Is Called Music! Top 2019 Albums of 2019, Part VIII: 1319-1220

Part I: 2019-1920

Part II: 1919-1820

Part III: 1819-1720

Part IV: 1719-1620

Part V: 1619-1520

Part VI: 1519-1420

Part VII: 1419-1320

Part VIII: 1319-1220

Alex Dias & Victor Vieira-Branco – Três peças

27:48
free jazz
São Paulo, Brazil
Independent


Saturday, 17

El segundo es terrible – Reiki y plusvalía

24:25
free improv
Buenos Aires, Argentina
TVL


Friday, 16

Uniform & The Body – Everything that Dies Someday Comes Back

39:06
noise metal
United States
Sacred Bones

Trance Map + – Crepuscule in Nickelsdorf

58:45
modern jazz, experimental jazz
Zurich, Switzerland
Intakt

Shadow of Intent – Melancholy

52:02
technical deathcore
Connecticut
Independent

Rob Mazurek – Desert Encrypts, Volume 1

59:56
experimental jazz, free jazz
Marfa, Texas
Astral Spirits

Regional Justice Center – Institution

5:41
powerviolence
Seattle, Washington
Independent

Pijn & Conjurer – Curse These Metal Hands

30:41
post-rock, post-metal
Manchester, UK
Holy Roar

Oxx – The Skeleton Is Just a Coat Hanger; These Are the Black Strings that Make You Dance

27:09
mathcore, noise rock
Aarhus, Denmark
Nefarious Industries

Moron Police – A Boat on the Sea

32:44
alternative rock, progressive rock
Norway
Independent

Michael Avery – Solar

20:33
progressive metal
Boston, Massachusetts
Independent

Lisbon String Trio & Rodrigo Pinheiro – Rhetorica

50:31
free jazz, free improv
Lisbon, Portugal
Independent

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard – Infest the Rats’ Nest

34:51
psychedelic rock
Melbourne, Australia
Flightless

Circuitry – Switch

15:00
progressive metalcore
Long Branch, New Jersey
Independent

Cíntia – Officially Bombating @B​.​leza

26:36
jazz fusion, progressive rock
Lisbon, Portugal
Independent

https://cintia.bandcamp.com/album/officially-bombating-b-leza

Andrew Conklin – Field Reports

25:43
contemporary classical
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
New Focus


Thursday, 15

Lascavx – Summer Ghost

20:14
math rock
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Independent

Cloudkicker – Unending

28:06
post-metal
Columbus, Ohio
Independent

Alcahest Ensemble – Melting Pot

51:08
avant-garde jazz, free improv
Moscow, Russia
Utopia


Wednesday, 14

Vishal J Singh – Everything Retro!

10:19
retrowave
Mumbai, India
Independent

Human Tide – Reverence for the Lord

30:06
harsh noise, power electronics
United States
Independent


Tuesday, 13

Arnaud Bukwald – La Marmite cosmique V

33:40
progressive rock
France
Independent


Monday, 12

Pierre Vervloesem Featuring Morgan Ågren – Artiste international

42:56
jazz fusion, progressive rock
Sweden
Independent

Ferran Fages & Vasco Trilla – Gestell

36:53
free improv, avant-garde jazz
London, UK
Raw Tonk


Sunday, 11

All Is Violent – Cartographers of Human Purpose

25:45
post-metal
Melbourne, Australia
Independent


Saturday, 10

Sleep Terror – Abreaction

23:47
technical death metal
Seattle, Washington
Independent


Friday, 9

Zadarpadov – Fringe Spontaneous Architecture

40:16
experimental rock, free rock
Finland
Independent

William Covert – Revisioned Modulations of Synthesizer and Drums

15:53
eperimental drum and bass
Chicago, Illinois
Coup sur coup

Unprocessed – Artificial Void

58:20
progressive metalcore, djent
Wiesbaden, Germany
Long Branch

Toboggan – Démo sans mot

18:29
avant-prog, noise rock
Clermont Ferrand, France
Independent

Strung Out – Songs of Armor and Devotion

43:33
punk, melodic hardcore
California
Fat Wreck Chords

Richard Henshall – The Cocoon

47:18
progressive metal
UK
Inside Out

OA/E? – Kaamos

36:07
experimental electro
Annecy, France
Independent

James William Stamm, George Raillard, Santiago Kodela, Daniel Adams, David Arbury, Bunny Beck, and Jan Järvlepp – Patterns: Chamber Works

12:22
contemporary classical
Dublin, Ireland
Navona

Gland – Fun in the Sun

13:25
death metal, deathgrind
Ottawa, Ontario
Independent

Flexity – Oura

54:44
breakcore, chiptune
Russia
Independent

David Bruce – The North Wind Was a Woman

66:00
contemporary classical
UK
Signum

Anna Pest – The Ocean Calls Me Home

21:28
deathcore, melodic death metal
Montréal, Québec
Independent


Thursday, 8

Oxidase Nightmare – Contorting the Infinitiated Forms

6:49
avant-garde grindcore
San Diego, California
Apollo’s Crotch

Afaune – Wiggly Air

18:40
math rock
Compiègne, France
Independent


Wednesday, 7

Santiago Fradejas – Vermin Rodia

42:35
contemporary jazz
Spain
Independent


Tuesday, 6

Seth Bye & Patrick Lester-Rourke – The Peasant Poet

25:36
folk, free improv
Birmingham, UK
Independent

Ken Vandermark – Momentum 4: Consequent Duos 2015>2019

241:59
free jazz, free improv
Chicago, Illinois
Catalytic-Sound

Christian Molenaar & Noah Souza – Aborted Edge

35:13
avant-garde jazz, free jazz
San Diego, California
Potentially Kinetic


Monday, 5

Wędrowcy / Tułacze / Zbiegi – Marynistyka suchego lądu

39:28
experimental black metal, post-punk
Katowice, Poland
Independent


Sunday, 4

Nik Francis & Jim Ryan – Orbit’s Aura

38:14
avant-garde jazz
Washington, D.C.
Topology

Les Damnés de la Terre – Ode à la nature pour le crépuscule de l’humanité

40:09
experimental black metal
France
Independent

Dayum – Ghost of Sparta

42:17
technical deathcore
Vienna, Austria
Independent


Friday, 2

Yon – Animalista

13:33
math rock
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Anomalía ediciones

Yoink – Interactome

16:45
progressive rock, math rock
Brooklyn, New York
Independent

Verbian – Jaez

35:34
post-metal
Porto, Portugal
Independent

Serration – Ease Yourself Back into Consciousness

7:10
metalcore
Alberta
Independent

Nérija – Blume

55:27
jazz fusion, hip-hop
London, UK
Domino

Lilly Legit & Chime Garlands – Closure

19:20
modern jazz, math rock
Osnabrück, Germany
Independent

Jeb Bishop, Alex Ward, and Weasel Walter – Flayed

52:09
free jazz, noise
New York, New York
UG Explode

I Am the Morning – The Bell

46:10
progressive rock
Sankt Peterburg, Russian Federation
Independent

Humanity’s Last Breath – Abyssal

92:24
deathcore
Helsingborg, Sweden
Unique Leader

Fawn Limbs – Harm Remissions

25:08
mathcore, grindcore
Pennsylvania
Wolves and Vibrancy

Blame God – Power and Control

10:50
grindcore
New York
Independent

Aaron Myers-Brooks – Energetic Bursts

30:24
progressive metal
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Independent


Thursday, 1

פיי שפירו (Faye Shapiro) – אלף נשיקות (Elef neshikot)

27:07
experimental pop, world fusion
Israel
Independent

Vidya Vox – Mad Dreams

17:49
electro-pop, world fusion
Los Angeles, California
Independent


Wednesday, 31 July

Variable Geometry Orchestra – Mare Tranquillitatis

29:53
avant-garde classical
Lisbon, Portugal
Independent

Things Amazing – Better Things

15:44
math rock, post-hardcore
Atlanta, Georgia
Coup sur coup

Kotonoha – 明日から借りた言葉 (Ashita kara karita kotoba)

21:27
post-hardcore, math rock
Japan
Kizuna

Grogus – Four Kings

34:41
progressive sludge
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Independent


Tuesday, 30

The Tea Club – If/When

53:08
progressive rock, art rock
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Independent

Overground Collective – Super Mario

32:27
avant-garde jazz
London, UK
Babel

Eradiate & The Key to Nchuandzel – Impaling the Night’s Darkened Spirit on the Blade of Intransigence

21:18
avant-garde black metal
California
Potentially Kinetic

https://pkrmusic.bandcamp.com/album/impaling-the-nights-darkened-spirit-on-the-blade-of-intransigence

Bit Brigade – Mega Man 3

28:24
rock, VGM
Athens, Georgia
Independent


Monday, 29

Fret! – A Vanity Spawned by Fear

24:41
post-hardcore, math punk
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Cruel Nature


Sunday, 28

Sun Colored Chair – The Birth of the Sun

52:47
progressive rock, avant-prog
United States
Mogul Intermissions

Electric Pop Art Ensemble – In Montreal

34:38
experimental jazz, noise
Montpellier, France
L’oreille électrique


Friday, 26

Troker – Pueblo de brujos

19:00
jazz fusion, experimental jazz
Guadalajara, Mexico
Independent

Spurn – At the Precipice of Excitation

30:20
grindcore, deathgrind
Calgary, Alberta
Independent

Several Wives – Göldi Fell

41:30
contemporary classical, dark ambient
UK
Gizeh

Rebecca Nash’s Atlas – Peaceful King

54:52
modern jazz
Bristol, UK
Whirlwind

Oh Hiroshima – Oscillation

49:16
post-rock
Sweden
Napalm

Holy Grinder – Primitive Methods

10:00
powerviolence
Massachusetts
Give Praise

De Lorians – De Lorians

32:03
progressive rock
Tokyo, Japan
Beyond Beyond Is Beyond

Ben Rempel – Desert Music

16:37
experimental jazz
Los Angeles, California
Orenda

After Ours – Random Nuggets

33:13
jazz fusion, pop
South Bend, Indiana
Independent

Abe – Abe

13:38
math rock, post-hardcore
Harlow, UK
Independent


Thursday, 25

Zach Fischer Quintet – Due North

56:47
modern jazz, post-bop
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Syncatto – Coloratura

12:46
progressive metal
Fresno, California
Independent

City of the Asleep – Habafropzipulops

69:17
experimental rock
Portland, Oregon
Independent


Wednesday, 24

Roel Funcken – Prester Hynn

30:25
experimental electro, ambient
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Independent

Mojuba Duo – Hardship, the Land, and the Shining Sun

33:28
avant-garde jazz
Washington, D.C.
Topology

Land & Quiet – Land & Quiet

46:13
nu jazz
Japan
Universal Music LLC


Tuesday, 23

Blvck Ceiling – A Place Called Love

25:03
darkwave, pop
United States
Polycoffin


Monday, 22

Strangelet Ensemble – The Human Seasons

159:44
free improv
Tomsk, Russia
Акт-Продукт (Akt-Produkt)


Sunday, 21

Magnus Mendez, Jon Du Bose, and Colin Robinson – Obliterate the Moon

40:26
experimental jazz, dark jazz
Lenoir, North Carolina
Fervent Send

Cene Resnik’s Free Stellar Trio & Rob Mazurek – Age of Chaos

55:43
free improv, avant-garde jazz
Slovenia
Clean Feed


Saturday, 20

Nik Francis Trio – Floats the Wind

44:03
avant-garde jazz
Washington, D.C.
Topology

Hexcut – Phases

22:28
nu jazz, jazz fusion
Bristol, UK
Independent

Antje Rößeler Trio – Stockholm

64:46
modern jazz
Berlin, Germany
Wismart


Friday, 19

Wreck and Reference – Absolute Still Life

40:46
experimental rock, post-metal
Los Angeles, California
The Flenser

Wormed – Metaportal

16:37
brutal death metal
Madrid
Season of Mist

Willow – Willow

22:16
indie folk, pop
Los Angeles, California
MSFTS Music / Roc Nation

Will of the People – Will of the People

45:26
free jazz
Edinburgh, UK
Copperfly

On January 8 2020, this entry was posted.
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