July in 143 Albums

Monday, 1 July

Bobbing – Thank You for Singing to Me [EP] (experimental math rock)

Oakland, California

Discordian String Ensemble – Incerto for Doublebass and Strings (contemporary classical)

Barcelona, Spain
On Discordian

Fields of Elysium – In Ancient Contemplation (progressive technical death metal)

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Jute Gyte – Birefringent (avant-garde black metal, experimental electro)


Кафкаэск (Kafkaèsk) – Сэконд (Sèkond) [EP] (post-hardcore, noise rock)

Moscow, Russia

Mojo Waves – Anomalies of Normality [EP] (post-hardcore)

Helsinki, Finland

Quartado – Quartado 2 (jazz fusion)

On Soliton

Le String’Blö – March for Nature (avant-garde jazz)

On Veto

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Volpi – Volpi (math rock)

Los Angeles, California
On Achtober Collective

Tuesday, 2

Alpha Brazil – Mind-Mecca [EP] (ambient electro, OST)


Anemochore – Suites and Seeds (contemporary classical, free improv)



John Silkie – The Egoist (progressive metal)


Joliette – Luz devora (hardcore, mathcore)

On Penelope

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Orchestra Entropy – Rituals (experimental jazz, free jazz)

Sheffield, UK
On Discus Music

Wednesday, 3

Dead Way Enlightenment – Wrong Becomes Right for My Tired Eyes [2-disc] (post-metal)

Kiev, Ukraine
On Nothing to Eat

Jizue – Gallery (math rock, jazz fusion)

On Red River Entertainment

Thursday, 4

Duck Baker Quartet – Coffee for Three (free jazz, free improv)

London, UK
On Copepod

Liquid Quintet – Bouquet (free improv)

Barcelona, Spain
On Sirulita

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Spichard Rencer – Drowning in Shit [EP] (grindcore, powerviolence)

Tampa, Florida

Tercet Kamili Drabek – Muzyka naiwna (modern jazz, jazz fusion)

On Soliton

This Saxophone Kills Fascists with Greg Saunier – Big Ears on the Lookout (free jazz)

Olympia, Washington

Friday, 5

Andrea Belfi – Strata [EP] (experimental electro, jazz fusion)

Berlin, Germany
On Float

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Arkhaaik – *dʰg̑ʰm̥tós (experimental black metal)

On Iron Bonehead

Atrium – Synthesis (progressive metal)

Provo, Utah

Detach the Islands – The Burden to Become Fact [EP] (mathcore, powerviolence)

New York

Detlef – “Where’s the Luau? Dang!” [Single] (math rock)

Atlanta, Georgia


Grace Barbé – Fanm : Woman (Afrobeat, indie rock, pop)

Fremantle, Australia

Joona Samuel – The Act of Disintegration [EP] (jazz fusion)

Helsinki, Finland
On Art as Catharsis

Louis-Vincent Hamel – Self Enquiry (modern jazz)

Montréal, Québec

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Musicians from Soundscape – After the End (contemporary classical)

On New Focus

Pattern-Seeking Animals – Pattern-Seeking Animals (progressive rock)

On Inside Out

Tongue – What Do We Know of Horror (black metal)

Bielefeld, Germany
On The Crawling Chaos

Saturday, 6

Xotla – Nano Particular (experimental electro, soundtrack)

Melbourne, Australia

Sunday, 7

An Empty Room and Death Carrier [Split] (atmospheric doom metal)

Eugene, Oregon

Féroces – Paul [EP] (post-rock)

Besançon, France

Monday, 8

Dan Phillips Trio – Sound Energy in Space (jazz fusion, modern jazz)

Chicago, Illinois
On Lizard Breath

Down I Go – All down the Church in Midst of Fire the Hellish Monster Flew, and Passing onward to the Quire, He Many People Slew [EP] (post-hardcore)

London, UK

Sebkha-Chott – Crpts nd Tpstrz: Concerto pour Otto-tamponeuses et orchestre de chambre de passe (avant-garde metal, zeuhl)

Le Mans, France

Tuesday, 9

Dave Nasty – Cannibal Suite (free jazz, experimental rock)

Chicago, Illinois

Wednesday, 10

Covet – Acoustics [EP] (math rock, post-rock)

On Triple Crown

Thursday, 11

CP Unit – Riding Photon Time (avant-garde jazz, free jazz)

New York, New York

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Wednesday, 10

Uboa & Solus Varak – The Absolute (noise, experimental metal)


Thursday, 11

Cartoon Theory – Yōkai Orchestra (progressive metal, djent)

Limoges, France

Mega – Mega [EP] (nu jazz)


Shoshana Rosenberg – I Was Empty [EP] (contemporary classical)

Perth, Australia
On Tone List

TWRP – 帰る場所は自由 (Kaerubasho wa jiyū) / Return to Wherever (synthwave, funk, pop)

Toronto, Ontario

Friday, 12

Arctic Sleep – Kindred Spirits (post-metal, doomgaze)

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Auras – Binary Garden (progressive metalcore)

On eOne Heavy

Bartłomiej Krysiuk’s Батюшка (Batjuška) / Batushka – Господи (Hospodi) (atmospheric black metal, blackened death metal)

On Metal Blade

Black to Comm – Before After (experimental electro)

Hamburg, Germany
On Thrill Jockey

Eight Carl – Carl (math rock, noise rock)

Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Elder – The Gold & Silver Sessions (progressive stoner metal)

On Blues Funeral

For Now – The Turning (jazz fusion, modern jazz)

Denton, Texas

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光淵 (Guāng yuān) / Pool of Light – 壤 (Rǎng) / Soil (ambient, post-rock)

On WV Sorcerer

Henrik Olsson – Hand of Benediction (avant-garde jazz, free jazz)

On Barefoot

Hermann Nitsch – Albertina Quartett: Zweite Streichquartett in sechs Sätzen für zwei Violinen, Viola und Violoncello [2-disc] (contemporary classical)

Vienna, Austria
On Trost

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Ingrid Laubrock, Sylvie Courvoisier, Mark Feldman, and Tom Rainey – TISM (avant-garde jazz)

New York
On Rogue Art

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Jack Quartet – Filigree: Music of Hannah Lash (contemporary classical)

New York, New York
On New Focus

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The Monk Batucada – “Be Careful Not to Love Me” [Single] (soul, nu jazz)

Boston, Massachusetts

Rïga – Accidents (experimental electro, noise)

Rennes, France

Shwesmo – “Concerto for Guitar and Computer” [Single] (dubstep, djent, world fusion)

New York, New York

Throwaway – What? [EP] (noise rock, post-punk)

Detroit, Michigan

Uwe Zahn, Porya Hatami, and Darren McClure – Ypsilon (ambient, experimental electro)

Germany / Iran / Japan
On n5MD

Vessels – Vessels [EP] (progressive metal, jazz fusion)

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Wait – We Are in Transit [EP] (progressive death metal)

On The Artisan Era

Watch for Dogs – Shades of Colors (free improv)

On Not Two

yMusic – We Carry Our Homes within Us Which Enables Us to Fly [EP] (contemporary classical)

New York, New York
On New Amsterdam

Saturday, 13

Animus Complex – The Phaneron (progressive metalcore)

Phoenix, Arizona

ה‬ז‬ו‬נ‬ה‬ מ‬ב‬ב‬ל / Whore of Babylon – Chapter Ⅱ: Consecration, Ordination, Exaltation [EP] (blackened death metal)


Sunday, 14

Point of Difference – Outside [EP] (modern jazz)

Melbourne, Australia

Monday, 15

Χρήστος Ιωαννίδης (Chrístos Ioannídis) – Καρδιάς λογοπα (Kardiás logopa) [EP] (folk)

Komotiní, Greece
On Αγάντα (Agánda)

Ig Henneman, Jaimie Branch, and Anne La Berge – Dropping Stuff and Other Folk Songs (avant-garde jazz, free improv)

Amsterdam, Netherlands
On Catalytic-Sound

Puerto Austral, 距離 (Kyori), and Hélices [Split] (math rock, post-rock)

Buenos Aires, Argentina
On Juan Godfrid

Smogma – Atom Age Smog (sound sculpture)

Paradise Valley, Arizona

Tuesday, 16

All Cats Are Beautiful – A/C/A/B EP3 [EP] (indie rock)

London, UK

Silent Gallery – Neon Winter (math rock, post-hardcore)

On Mr. Snow!

Wednesday, 17

Claire Rousay – A Moment in St. Louis and a Moment at the Beach [EP] (free improv)

San Antonio, Texas

Marcus Wyatt & the Zar Jazz Orchestra – Into Dust [2-disc] (world fusion, big band)

Johannesburg, South Africa
On Language 12

MRW – 俳句 (Haiku) (progressive metal, jazz fusion)

Sosnowiec, Poland

Nyalas Band – Live at The Lilypad 6/18/2019 (world fusion, Ethiojazz)

Boston, Massachusetts

WDR Big Band – Christina Fuchs: Newton’s Cradle (modern jazz, big band)

Wismar, Germany
On Big Band

Thursday, 18

Blumquist – Blumtwist [EP] (experimental electro, retrowave)

Nuremberg, Germany

Glacier – No Light Ever (post-metal)

Boston, Massachusetts
On No Happy Music

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Friday, 19

Alarmist – Sequesterer (math rock, jazz fusion)

Brighton, UK
On Small Pond / Art as Catharsis

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Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti – In manus tuas (contemporary classical)

Honolulu, Hawaii
On New Focus

Bushwhacker – A Fistful of Poison (post-metal)

Vancouver, British Columbia

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Cat in a Bag – Cat in a Bag (experimental jazz)

On Clean Feed

Danny Widdicombe & Trichotomy – Between the Lines (bluegrass, jazz fusion)

Brisbane, Australia
On Futurfonic

Mario Pavone’s Dialect Trio – Philosophy (avant-garde jazz)

New Haven, Connecticut
On Clean Feed

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Falls of Rauros – Patterns in Mythology (atmospheric black metal)

Oshkosh, Wisconsin
On Gilead Media

Heron – Sun Release (post-rock)

Kane, Pennsylvania

Jacob Collier – Djesse, Volume 2 (world fusion, folk)

London, UK
On Decca (UMO)

Landon Tewers – Withdrawals [EP] (pop, darkwave)

On Tribune Music

Laura Jurd – Stepping Back, Jumping In (contemporary classical, modern jazz)

London, UK
On Edition

Lingua ignota – Caligula (experimental electro, hardcore)

United States
On Profound Lore

Markus Reuter – Monde, volume 3 (ambient classical)

Berlin, Germany
On Iapetus

Mefitis – Despair [EP] (progressive black metal)

Beijing, China

Michael Gordon & Deborah Artman – Acquanetta (contemporary classical, opera)

New York, New York
On Cantaloupe Music

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Naima – Bye (progressive rock, jazz fusion)

Washington, D.C.
On Cuneiform

Simon Nabatov Quintet – Last Minute Theory (avant-garde jazz)

Cologne, Germany
On Clean Feed

Swim, Gustavo! – El mar mi amor (post-hardcore)


Tomb Mold – Planetary Clairvoyance (death metal)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
On 20 Buck Spin

Trigger – Pull (free rock)

New York, New York
On Shhpuma

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Will of the People – Will of the People (free jazz)

Edinburgh, UK
On Copperfly

Willow – Willow [EP] (indie folk, pop)

Los Angeles, California
On MSFTS Music / Roc Nation

Wormed – Metaportal [EP] (brutal death metal)

On Season of Mist

Wreck and Reference – Absolute Still Life (experimental rock, post-metal)

Los Angeles, California
On The Flenser

Saturday, 20

Antje Rößeler Trio – Stockholm (modern jazz)

Berlin, Germany
On Wismart

Hexcut – Phases [EP] (nu jazz, jazz fusion)

Bristol, UK

Nik Francis Trio – Floats the Wind (avant-garde jazz)

Washington, D.C.
On Topology

Sunday, 21

Cene Resnik’s Free Stellar Trio & Rob Mazurek – Age of Chaos (free improv, avant-garde jazz)

On Clean Feed

Magnus Mendez, Jon Du Bose, and Colin Robinson – Obliterate the Moon (experimental jazz, dark jazz)

Lenoir, North Carolina
On Fervent Send

Monday, 22

Charlie Kirchen Quartet – I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up (experimental jazz)

New York, New York

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Strangelet Ensemble – The Human Seasons [2-disc] (free improv)

Tomsk, Russia
On Akt-Produkt

Tuesday, 23

Blvck Ceiling – A Place Called Love [EP] (darkwave, pop)

United States
On Polycoffin

Wastewalker – Lowborn (progressive metalcore)

Sacramento, California

Wednesday, 24

Land & Quiet – Land & Quiet (nu jazz)

On Universal Music LLC

Mojuba Duo – Hardship, the Land, and the Shining Sun (avant-garde jazz)

Washington, D.C.
On Topology

Roel Funcken – Prester Hynn (experimental electro, ambient)

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Thursday, 25

City of the Asleep – Habafropzipulops (experimental rock)

Portland, Oregon

The Surrealist – “Walking Stick Enigma” [Single] (progressive metal)

United States

Syncatto – Coloratura [EP] (progressive metal)

Fresno, California

Zach Fischer Quintet – Due North (modern jazz, post-bop)

Montréal, Québec

Friday, 26

Abe – Abe [EP] (math rock, post-hardcore)

Harlow, UK

After Ours – Random Nuggets (jazz fusion, pop)

South Bend, Indiana

Rebecca Nash’s Atlas – Peaceful King (modern jazz)

Bristol, UK
On Whirlwind

Ben Rempel – Desert Music [EP] (experimental jazz)

Los Angeles, California
On Orenda

Christopher Cerrone – The Pieces that Fall to Earth (contemporary classical)

Brooklyn, New York
On New Amsterdam

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Daxma – Ruins upon Ruins [EP] (atmospheric post-metal)

Oakland, California
On Blues Funeral

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De Lorians – De Lorians (progressive rock)

Tokyo, Japan
On Beyond Beyond Is Beyond

Bureau Berlin – Earthbound Akupunkture [EP] (free improvisation, noise)

Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

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Holy Grinder – Primitive Methods [EP] (powerviolence)

On Give Praise

John Zorn – Tractatus musico-philosophicus: Philosophical Investigations from the Invisible Theatre (avant-garde jazz)

New York, New York
On Tzadik

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Oh Hiroshima – Oscillation (post-rock)

On Napalm

Several Wives – Göldi Fell (contemporary classical, dark ambient)

On Gizeh

Sevish – Horixens (drum and bass, experimental electro)


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Spurn – At the Precipice of Excitation (grindcore, deathgrind)

Calgary, Alberta

Troker – Pueblo de brujos [EP] (jazz fusion, experimental jazz)

Guadalajara, Mexico

Saturday, 27

The 8-Bit Big Band – “Let’s Play Live! Ep​. ​2: Mario Kart 64 Soundtrack from YouTube Video” [Single] (jazz, VGM)

New York, New York

Frode Gjerstad, Fred Lonberg-Holm, and Matthew Shipp – Season of Sadness (avant-garde jazz)

On Iluso

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Sunday, 28

Electric Pop Art Ensemble – In Montreal (experimental jazz, noise)

Montpellier, France
On L’oreille électrique

Monday, 29

Fret! – A Vanity Spawned by Fear [EP] (post-hardcore, math punk)

Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
On Cruel Nature

Tuesday, 30

Bit Brigade – Mega Man 3 [EP] (rock, VGM)

Athens, Georgia

Eradiate and The Key to Nchuandzel – Impaling the Night’s Darkened Spirit on the Blade of Intransigence [Split] (avant-garde black metal)

On Potentially Kinetic

The Tea Club – If / When (progressive rock, art rock)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wednesday, 31

Grogus – Four Kings (progressive sludge)

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Variable Geometry Orchestra – Mare Tranquillitatis [EP] (avant-garde classical)

Lisbon, Portugal

Things Amazing – Better Things [EP] (math rock, post-hardcore)

Atlanta, Georgia
On Coup sur coup

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