I Can’t Believe This Is Called Music! Top 2019 Albums of 2019, Part XI: 1019-920

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

Part IX: 1219-1120

Part X: 1119-1020

Part XI: 1019-920

Unknown Artist – A Pig’s Head on a Stick

28:15
blackened death metal
France
Standalone Complex

Time Bomb – Equus

11:28
experimental deathcore
Fresno, California
Independent

Good Night Owl – Truthmaster

65:31
progressive metal
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Independent


Sunday, 26

Krzysztof Drabikowski’s Батюшка (Batjuška) / Batushka – Панихида (Panixida)

42:11
blackened death metal
Podlaskie Voivodeship, Poland
Independent

Doctor 9 – Doctor 9

34:51
free jazz
Ojai, California
Weird Cry

Absolute Terror Field – Icicles and Ornaments

72:08
experimental jazz, free jazz
Chicago, Illinois
Neutral Archive


Saturday, 25

String Theory – Krypton

31:45
free improv
Lisbon, Portugal
Independent

Colin Marston & Eliane Gazzard – Parallels of Infinite Perspect

75:46
avant-garde jazz
New York, New York
Iluso

Brinjal – The Dogs of Brinjal

41:32
folk, world
Baltimore, Maryland
Independent


Friday, 24

リビドーと悪魔 (Ribidō to akuma) / The Devils & Libido – Shock!! From Libido

48:49
math rock, noise rock
Tokyo, Japan
Independent

リビドーと悪魔 (Ribidō to akuma) / The Devils & Libido – Shock!! From Devils (Live)

54:52
math rock, noise rock
Tokyo, Japan
Independent

ግል ያሎ (Gili Yalo) – ከአምሃሪካ የተሰራ (Ke’āmiharīka yetesera) / Made in Amharica

15:52
Ethio-pop, soul, world fusion
Tel Aviv Yafo, Israel
Dead Sea

Vale – Burden of Sight

33:23
blackened post-hardcore
Oakland, California
The Flenser

Rémi Gallego – Hell Is Other Demons

30:48
chiptune, soundtrack
Berlin, Germany
Boss Battle

Petrol Girls – Cut & Stitch

39:41
post-hardcore
England, UK
Hassle

Onkos – Onkos

39:49
experimental black metal
San Francisco, California
I, Voidhanger

Mortet – Mortet

20:59
jazz
New York, New York
Silent Pendulum

Misþyrming – Algleymi

46:18
atmospheric black metal
Iceland
Noevdia

Milk & Bone & Alex Lustig – Dive

14:17
synth pop
Montréal, Québec
Bonsound

Miles Perkin Quartet – The Point in Question

47:48
experimental jazz
Berlin, Germany
Clean Feed

Melissa Aldana – Visions

67:31
modern jazz, jazz fusion
Las Vegas, Nevada
Motéma Music

Lisathe – Lisathe

41:55
experimental post-rock
Sydney, Australia
Art as Catharsis

Karakorum – Fables and Fairytales

46:29
progressive rock, krautrock
Mühldorf, Germany
Tonzonen

Fire! Orchestra – Arrival

66:01
avant-garde jazz
Sweden
Rune Grammofon

Esoctrilihum – The Telluric Ashes of the Ö Vrth Immemorial Gods

75:06
avant-garde black metal
Italy
I, Voidhanger

Elliott Sharp – Occam’s Razor

50:00
avant-garde jazz, contemporary classical
New York, New York
Zoar

Deathspell Omega – The Furnaces of Palingenesia

45:18
avant-garde black metal
France
Noevdia

Circé – Circé

32:34
free jazz, jazz fusion
Tours, France
Independent

Capyac – Baby Make Money

26:50
R&B, funk
Austin, Texas
Independent

Alexi Tuomarila Trio – Sphere

50:32
jazz fusion
Helsinki, Finland
Edition


Thursday, 23

Var – The Never​-​Ending Year

36:54
alternative rock, dream pop
Iceland
Independent

https://variceland.bandcamp.com/album/the-never-ending-year

Lowercase Numbers – No Songs about Girls

14:49
math rock
Boone, North Carolina
Independent

Lake Saint-John Power & Paper Cie. – L’Odyssée des bâtisseurs

35:19
stoner rock, doom rock
Montréal, Québec
Independent

Kenner – 8-Ball City

33:34
progressive rock
New York, New York
Independent


Tuesday, 21

Jelly Cleaver – The Dream Jazz Manifesto

37:33
jazz fusion, R&B
London, UK
Independent


Monday, 20

Brutah – Brutah

20:38
experimental jazz
Warsaw, Poland
Independent


Sunday, 19

Urban Jungle – Urban Jungle

44:55
modern jazz
Berlin, Germany
QFTF


Saturday, 18

Délétère – Theovorator : Babelis testamentum

20:15
black metal
Québec
Sepulchral

A Monumental Black Statue – Earth Totem Ⅲ

24:10
black metal
Barcelona, Spain
Vexator Syndicate.


Friday, 17

声抑えめ (Koeosaeme) – おばにけし (Obanikeshi)

37:00
experimental electro
United States
Orange Milk

Vale of Pnath – Accursed

27:32
technical death metal
Denver, Colorado
Willowtip

Sylvie Courvoisier & Mark Feldman – Time Gone Out

56:25
free jazz
Zurich, Switzerland
Intakt

Scheen Jazzorkester & Thomas Johansson – As We See It

53:21
jazz fusion
Portugal
Clean Feed

Monopiece & Jaap Blonk – Monopiece & Jaap Blonk

53:25
experimental jazz
Portugal
Shhpuma

Michael Hersch – Carrion​-​Miles to Purgatory

71:44
contemporary classical
New York, New York
New Focus

Lee Ranaldo, Jim Jarmusch, Marc Urselli, and Balázs Pándi – Lee Ranaldo, Jim Jarmusch, Marc Urselli, and Balázs Pándi

52:35
experimental jazz, free jazz
Vienna, Austria
Trost

Laurence Pike – Holy Spring

40:27
modern jazz, experimental electro
Sydney, Australia
The Leaf

Joshua Catania – Open to Now

36:13
jazz fusion, modern jazz
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Shifting Paradigm

Ilia Belorukov & Gabriel Ferrandini – Disquiet

42:26
free improv
Portugal
Clean Feed

Gentiane MG Trio – Wonderland

55:22
jazz
Montréal, Québec
Effendi

Genetics – Cynosure

42:58
progressive metal, nu prog
Sydney, Australia
Independent

Gabriele Mitelli & Rob Mazurek – Star Splitter

38:15
free jazz, jazz fusion
Portugal
Clean Feed

Gabriel Ferrandini – Volúpias

38:31
modern jazz
Portugal
Clean Feed

Full of Hell – Weeping Choir

24:47
deathgrind
Ocean City, Maryland
Relapse

Fox Capture Plan – フジテレビ系ドラマ「コンフィデンスマンJP」オリジナルサウンドトラック (Fujiterebi-kei dorama `Konfidensuman JP’ orijinarusaundotorakku)

53:10
jazz, soundtrack
Japan
Pony Canyon

Evan Parker & Kinetics – Chiasm

38:07
modern jazz
Portugal
Clean Feed

Dawn of Nil – Culminating Ruins

49:39
progressive post-black metal
Marseille, France
Independent

David Hush & Hamed Sadeghi – Harmony

45:21
world fusion, classical
Sydney, Australia
Worlds within Worlds

Dan Tepfer – Natural Machines

62:38
contemporary jazz
New York, New York
Sunnyside

Big Big Train – Grand Tour

74:20
progressive rock
UK
Independent

Beat Movement – Silent Rain

21:42
experimental electro, jazz fusion
Berlin, Germany
Jazz-O-Tech

Artificial Language – Now We Sleep

38:25
progressive metalcore
California
Independent

Angles 9 – Beyond Us

50:18
experimental jazz
Portugal
Clean Feed

André Carvalho – The Garden of Earthly Delights

57:33
jazz fusion, modern jazz
New York, New York
Outside In Music

88 Fingers Edward – The Hash Slinging Slasher

20:39
math rock
Charlotte, North Carolina
88FE


Thursday, 16

Elliott Hughes with Brad Linde’s Big Ol’ Ensemble – Now I’ve Told You

83:17
jazz fusion, big band
Melbourne, Australia
Independent

Chromatic Colors – Nature / Nurture

47:25
electro-pop, funk
Oregon
Independent


Wednesday, 15

Robert Landfermann, Ingrid Laubrock, Achim Kaufmann, and Tom Rainey – Topaz

47:16
free jazz
Köln, Germany
Klaeng

Lynxx – The Home of the Headhunter

23:53
experimental electro, ambient
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Independent

Incipient Chaos & Defenestration – Terre noire & Genocidal Heresy

32:22
blackened death metal
Angers, France
Antiq

Green Milk from the Planet Orange – Third

43:16
progressive post-hardcore, math rock
Tokyo, Japan
Independent


Monday, 13

Kamasz – Eight Rocks from Grandma’s Box

42:11
avant-garde jazz
Poznań, Poland
Multikulti Project

Incel Crusher – Both Sides Are Bad

5:17
experimental grindcore
Medina, New York
Independent

À l’ombre d’Héméra – En route vers le grand vide

24:21
post-black metal
Levis, Québec
Independent


Sunday, 12

坂田明 (Akira Sakata), Christos Yermenoglou, Giovanni Di Domenico, and Giotis Damianidis – 法隆寺 (Hōryū​-​ji)

50:09
free improv
Brussels, Belgium
Mr. Nakayasi

https://sakatayermenogloudidomenicodamianidis.bandcamp.com/album/h-ry-ji

Skeletonized – Growing Panic

44:33
free jazz, jazz fusion
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Independent


Saturday, 11

SD Quartet – Mirage

26:45
modern jazz, free jazz
South Korea
Independent

Khadavra – Hypnagogia

61:40
progressive rock
Gothenburg, Sweden
Independent

Battle of Britain Memorial – We Crave for Our Holy Outsides

26:50
blackened post-hardcore
Midi-Pyrénées, France
Independent

A Light Sleeper – Distinction: A Ballet in Six Parts

30:26
progressive rock, jazz fusion
Chicago, Illinois
Independent


Friday, 10

空間現代 (Kūkangendai) – Palm

35:41
experimental math rock
Kyoto, Japan
Ideologic Organ

Vivin – Kaos

46:06
electro pop
Wien, Austria
Seayou

The Omnific – The Mind’s Eye

25:01
post-rock
Melbourne, Australia
Independent

Port noir – The New Routine

45:11
alternative metal
Sweden
Inside Out

Patrick Shiroishi, Vinny Golia, Dylan Fujioka, and Alex Cline – Borasisi

32:17
avant-garde jazz, free jazz
Los Angeles, California
Astral Spirits

Pat Thomas, John Butcher, and Ståle Liavik Solberg – Fictional Souvenirs

49:00
experimental jazz, jazz fusion
London, UK
Astral Spirits

Nick DePinna – Nexus Music, Volume 1

19:03
avant-garde jazz
Los Angeles, California
Orenda

Newen Afrobeat – Curiche

48:18
Afrobeat, funk
Santiago, Chile
Independent

Kyle – Pre Cum Post Jazz

32:09
math rock
Atlanta, Georgia
Independent

Kongo Dia Ntotila – 360°

53:10
world fusion, jazz fusion
London, UK
Pussyfoot

Ken Vandermark & Terrie Ex – Scaffolding

34:24
free improv
Chicago, Illinois
Catalytic-Sound

Jakob Buchanan – A Language of My Own

49:53
modern jazz, chamber music
Aarhus, Denmark
Independent

Inanimate Existence – Clockwork

40:51
technical death metal
California
The Artisan Era

Holly Herndon – Proto

44:07
avant-pop
Berlin, Germany
RVNG

Harris Eisenstadt – Old Growth Forest Ⅱ

61:39
free jazz
Brooklyn, New York
Astral Spirits

Five Times Surprise – Five Times Surprise

113:04
progressive rock, avant-prog
Washington, D.C.
Cuneiform

Firelink – The Inveterate Fire

42:58
blackened death metal
Atlanta, Georgia
Independent

Eyolf Dale & André Roligheten – Departure

38:12
modern jazz
Oslo, Norway
Edition

Ensemble Ipse – Folding Music

69:01
contemporary classical
Brooklyn, New York
New World

Employed to Serve – Eternal Forward Motion

41:25
hardcore, grindcore
UK
Spinefarm UK

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