October in 231 Albums

Monday, 1 October

Crystal Larva – “A Temporal God” [Single] (atmospheric black metal)
Toronto, Ontario
On Lichtung

Druj – Chants to Irkalla (blackened death metal)
Anchorage, Alaska
On Godz ov War Productions

Fero Lux – Cheap Funeral: For Me [EP] (blackened post-hardcore)

Neurasthene – Moloch (black metal)

Neptunus – Alien Conspiracy [EP] (technical death metal)
Medan, Indonesia
On Eastbreath Records

The Nietzsche – The Parnassus [Compilation] (mathcore)
On Venona Records

Patrick Grant – Fields Amaze and Other Strange Music [Rerelease] (contemporary classical, world fusion)
New York, New York
On Peppergreen Media

Paul Shapera – Janissary: A Balkan Rock Opera (progressive rock, folk)
New York, New York

The Yu-Yi Band – All Your Recorded Songs Are Stuffed Dead Animals (jazz fusion)
England, UK
On Coop De Ville Ltd.

Tuesday, 2

Bill Wurtz – “The Moon Is Made of Cheese (but I Can’t Taste It)” [Single] (progressive jazz, pop)
New York, New York

Dan James Griffin – 4:20 AM [EP] (nu prog)
Kidderminster, UK

Dream Sister – Miasma [EP] (progressive rock, math rock)
Launceston, Australia

Master Boot Record – Virus.dos [EP] (melodic metal, chiptune)
On Blood Music

Wednesday, 3

Birushanah – 灰ニナルマデ (Hai ni narumade) (experimental doom metal)
Osaka, Japan
On Reiho Music

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Countdown from Ten – Speakeasy Petting Zoo [EP] (math rock)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Γνόφος (Gnófos) – Κατάνυξη (Katányxi) (black metal)
Athens, Greece

מזמור (Mizmor) – משלי (Mishlei) (blackened doom metal)
Salem, Oregon

Thursday, 4

Hexecutor – Poison, Lust and Damnation (blackened thrash metal)
Rennes, France

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Käki – After the End of the World (drone jazz, experimental rock)

Karibu Orchestra – Music over the Ruins (jazz fusion, nu-jazz)
Ghent, Belgium

Norrin_Radd – Odd Realm Original Soundtrack [EP] (chiptune, VGM)
Vancouver, British Columbia

The Omnific – “Erin” [Single] (nu-prog)
Melbourne, Australia

Vantana Row and Bleach Milk [Split] (experimental hardcore, crustwave)
California and Kentucky

Friday, 5

Alkymist – Alkymist (doom metal)
On Indisciplinarian

Alec K. Redfearn and The Eyesores – The Opposite (progressive rock, krautrock)
Washington, D.C.
On Cuneiform Records

Anomalie – Métropole, Part Ⅱ [EP] (jazz fusion, jazz-hop)
Montréal, Québec

Art against Agony – Shiva Appreciation Society (progressive metal, jazz fusion)

Bear the Mammoth – Years under Glass (post-rock)
Melbourne, Australia
On Art as Catharsis

Black Peaks – All That Divides (progressive metal, post-hardcore)
Brighton, UK
On Rise Records

Бром (Brom) – Солнечный удар (Solnečnyj udar) / Sunstroke (experimental jazz)
Moscow, Russia
On Trost Records

Carpe Noctem – Vitrun (atmospheric black metal)
Reykjavík, Iceland
On Code 666

Carthage – Punic Wars [EP] (death metal, grindcore)
On Amputated Vein Records

Chaoh Reiccuk – Resurrected (experimental jazz, art rock)

Coheed and Cambria – Vaxis, Act I: The Unheavenly Creatures (alternative rock)
Nyack, New York
On Roadrunner Records

Dead American – The Shape of Punk Is Dumb: A Musical Abomination in Short Bursts [EP] (post-hardcore)
United States

An Empath – Synchrodestiny (progressive rock, folk)
Reading, Pennsylvania

Emperor of Mind – Non compos mentis [EP] (progressive metalcore)
New York

The Exploding Eyes Orchestra – (psychedelic rock, stoner rock)
Kuopio, Finland
On Svart Records

F! – L’âge d’or du bronze [EP] (math rock, noise rock)
Rennes, France

Fucked Up – Dose Your Dreams [2-disc] (hardcore)
Toronto, Ontario
On Merge Records

Gridfailure and Megalophobe – 助けて (Tasukete) (noise, dark ambient)
Valley Cottage, New York
On Nefarious Industries

幾何学模様 (Kikagaku Moyō) – Masana Temples (psychedelic rock)
Tokyo, Japan
On Guruguru Brain

Midnight Channels – Splash [EP] (progressive rock, math rock)
Louisville, Kentucky

Monuments – Phronesis (metalcore, djent)
On Century Media Records

Mungion – Ferris Wheel’s Day Off (jazz fusion, progressive rock)
Chicago, Illinois
On Shuga Records

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Piah Mater – The Wandering Daughter (progressive death metal)
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
On Aural Music

Scythra – Forever Unclean [EP] (progressive death metal, black metal)
Regina, Saskatchewan

Shrezzers – “Emojiqueen” [Single] (nu-prog)
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Ske – 1001 autunni [Rerelease] (progressive rock, avant-prog)
Milano, Italy
On Altrock Productions

TTNG – Animals Acoustic (math rock)
Oxford, UK
On Sargent House

Saturday, 6

自決 9 6 (Jiketsu kyū roku) – → (Rightwards Arrow) (vaporwave, experimental)
Dublin, Ireland

Sunday, 7

Alfa Mist – 7th October (Epilogue) [EP] (jazz-hop)

Bruit ≤ – Monolith [EP] (post-rock)
Toulouse, France
On Elusive Sound

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Mononeon – “She Was Round & Brown” [Single] (experimental jazz, hip-hop)
Memphis, Tennessee


My Deathbed – The Thin Line between Sanity and Insanity [EP] (depressive black metal, noise)

Tigris – Pompido [EP] (world fusion, pop)
Tel Aviv, Israel

Twin Pyramid Complex – Upplevelsen av formaliteten att faktiskt förekomma [EP] (progressive rock, post-hardcore)
Helsingborg, Sweden

Wollongong – Wollongong St. (experimental rock)
Wollongong, Australia

Monday, 8

The Beast of Nod – Cephalopod of Doom [EP] (progressive death metal)
Boston, Massachusetts

Earthmass – Spectral Gate [EP] (psychedelic doom metal)
Essex, UK

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Euclid C Finder – Euclid C Finder! [EP] (mathcore)
Baltimore, Maryland
On Zegema Beach Records

Mountweazel – Doublethink (avant-garde jazz)
Berlin, Germany
On Aut Records

正∞胞体 (Sei mugen hōtai) / SMHT – 喪失 (Sōshitsu) / The Loss [EP] (technical death metal, mathcore)

Wollongong – Union (experimental rock, free jazz)
Wollongong, Australia

小女巫 (Xiǎo nǚwū) / Little Wizard – Block [EP] (math rock, post-rock)
Shaoxing, China

Tuesday, 9

The 8-Bit Big Band – “Let’s Play Live!: Super Mario Bros.” [Single] (jazz fusion, VGM)
New York, New York

Error37 – “Monofluid” [Single] (mathcore, cybergrind)
On Kitty on Fire Records

Mikau – “People Normally Die When They Are Killed” [Single] (post-hardcore)
Washington, D.C.

My Purest Heart for You – A Heart Worth Violence (experimental blackgaze, soundtrack)
South Carolina

Wednesday, 10

Hexeth – Multiverse [EP] (experimental black metal)
Montréal, Québec

Ladybaby – “ダメダメ殿 (Damedame tono)” [Single] (J-pop, metal)
On Line Music

Lilly Legit – Melovance [EP] (indie rock, jazz)
Osnabrück, Germany
On Art Is No Competition

Nintendocore Lives – Episode X [Compilation] (various)
Ottawa, Ontario

Permanent Tension – Dedicated to the Guilt That Should Have Been Felt but Never Was [EP] (mathcore)
Belvidere, New Jersey

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Requin – The Noisy Miners Swoop Him [EP] (art pop, indie rock)
Brisbane, Australia
On Bird in the House

Spiral – “Gravity” [Single] (dream pop, post-rock)
Rzeszow, Poland

Wollongong – Symposium [EP] (experimental rock, free jazz)
Wollongong, Australia

Zantilla – “Maggie vs. the Stone Giants” [Single] (chiptune, progressive metal)
Tampa, Florida

Zus – Pinder Original Soundtrack [EP] (chiptune)

Thursday, 11

Bluelight – Home (jazz fusion, rnb)
Akron, Ohio

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Carsyn Ainsworth – Milkweeds [EP] (indie folk, acoustic pop)
United States

Cloud Rat – Clipped Beaks [Compilation] (blackened hardcore, grindcore)

Cloud Rat – Silk Panic [Compilation] (blackened hardcore, grindcore)

Kjeld – Banier fan Frisia [EP] (black metal)
On Heidens Hart Records

Mozzie – “Fragments” [Single] (jazz fusion)
Trois Rivières, Québec

Prometheus Omega, Curing the Patient, and Kesk – The Congregaytion [Split] (experimental rock, parody prog)

Psicosfera – Beta (atmospheric black metal)
Morón, Argentina

Friday, 12

Allelic – The Smoke of Atavistic Fires (folk metal, black metal)
Montréal, Québec
On The Green Man Label

أميرة خير (Amira Kheir) – رقصة سحرية (Mystic Dance) (world fusion)
London, UK
On Sterns Music

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Antenora – Horrors (progressive technical death metal)
North Carolina

Benighted – Dogs Always Bite Harder Than Their Master (death metal, grindcore)
Balbigny, France
On Season of Mist

Beyond Creation – Algorythm (progressive metalcore, technical death metal)
Montréal, Québec
On Season of Mist

Blast – Drifting (jazz fusion)
On Label Pince-Oreilles

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Bodhi – Strong Decimal (progressive post-metal)
Bellingham, Washington

Cécile Cappozzo Trio – Sub rosa (avant-garde jazz)
On Ayler Records

Deadspace – “Rapture” [Single] (atmospheric black metal)
Perth, Australia

DRH – Thin Ice [EP] (jazz fusion, progressive metal)
Lyon, France
On Apathia Records

Flares – Allegorhythms (progressive rock, post-rock)
Saarbrücken, Germany
On Barhill Records

Four Fists – 6666 (experimental hip-hop)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
On Doomtree

Frostbitt – “Supernova” [Single] (progressive deathcore)
Mjøndalen, Sweden

Gösta Berlings Saga – Et ex (post-metal)
Stockholm, Sweden
On Insideout Records

Ivan – Memory (atmospheric doom metal)
Victoria, Australia
On Solitude Productions

정가正歌 앙상블 (Jeongga Ensemble) – 소울지기 (Soul-Jiggy) (traditional Korean)
South Korea
On 고검 (Gogeum)

Lorraine Baker – Eden (experimental jazz)
London, UK
On Spark Label

Lou Kelly – Threesomes with Me, Myself, and I (country, pop, jazz)
Ukiah, California

Meiz – [meiz] (jazz fusion)
Lille, France

Moe and Marhaug – Capsaicin (experimental noise metal)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
On Utech Records

Paradigm Shift – सम्मुख (Sammukh) (progressive metal, world fusion)
Mumbai, India

Polyphia – New Levels, New Devils (nu-prog)
Dallas, Texas
On Equal Vision Records

Pulses. – “Mark Ⅳ” [Single] (post-hardcore)
Dumfries, Virginia

Punkt3 – En Guete (experimental jazz)
Leipzig, Germany
On Kick the Flame Publishing

Racetraitor – 2042 [EP] (blackened hardcore)
New Jersey
On Good Fight

Sanguine Hum – Now We Have Power (progressive rock)
Oxford, UK
On Bad Elephant Music

The Saturn Return – Of Me, of You (post-rock, progressive rock)

Set and Setting – Tabula rasa (post-metal)
St Petersburg, Florida
On Pelagic Records

Shading – The Vanishing of Our Lore (progressive metalcore)
Venice, Italy

Shezmu – Breaching the Tomb [EP] (death metal)
Montréal, Québec

Skraeckoedlan – Äppelträdet [Rerelease] (doom metal)
On The Sign Records

Spiritbox – “Electric Cross” [Single] (progressive metalcore)
Victoria, British Columbia
On Pale Chord Music

Sylvain Darrifourcq in Love With – Coïtus interruptus (experimental jazz)
Paris, France
On Label Gigantonium

Szilárd Mezei Túl a Tiszán Innen Ensemble – Citromfa [2-disc] (world fusion, experimental jazz)
Novi Sad, Serbia
On FMR Records

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Vola – Applause of a Distant Crowd (progressive metal)
Copenhagen, Denmark
On Mascot Label Group

Xɐnˈdra (Khandra) – There Is No Division Outside Existence [EP] (black metal)
On Redefining Darkness Records

Saturday, 13

Ben Haskins – “Another Body” [Single] (post-rock, synthwave)
Cambridge, Ontario

Ensemble, et al. – Patterns & Improvisations, Volume 1 [EP] (free jazz)
Brooklyn, New York
On Imaginator Records

Fantastic Swimmers Concertography – Concerto Grosso #13 (avant-garde jazz)
Minsk, Belarus

Galahad – Empires Never Last [Rerelease] (progressive rock)
Dorset, UK

Heritage of Unrest – Thalamus [EP] (progressive metalcore, rapcore)
Lörrach, Germany

Oksennus – Älä luovuta koskaan (avant-garde metal)

Solium Fatalis – Genetically Engineered to Enslave (blackened death metal)
Newmarket, New Hampshire

Syndrasound – Cafécore (breakcore)
On The Worst

Sunday, 14

i.o – For When I Fade (experimental jazz, free jazz)
Victoria, British Columbia

Julian Suhr – “Ascendant” [Single] (progressive metal)

Yossi Sassi & The Oriental Rock Orchestra – “マイム・マイム (Maimu Maimu) /מַיִם מַיִם (Mayim Mayim)” [Single] (world fusion)

Monday, 15

Feather – “Borealis” [Single] (prog fusion)
Dijon, France

Hadean – For First and Last Days [EP] (experimental black metal)

Malepeste and Dysylumn – Ce qui fut, ce qui est, ce qui sera [Split] (black metal)
Lyon, France
On Goathorned Productions

Сольвычегодск (Sol’vyčegodsk) – #100местгденадопобывать (Čislo sto mest gdena dopoby vat’) [4-disc] (experimental jazz, free jazz)

Tuesday, 16

Bill Wurtz – “When I Get Older” [Single] (progressive jazz, pop)
New York, New York

Blackened Death – Worldwide Organization of Metalheads against Nazis Ⅱ [Compilation] (various)
London, UK

The Central – “Arob’s Corner” [Single] (mathcore)
Madison, Wisconsin

The Halcyon Effect – “Flora” [Single] (prog fusion)
Hayward, California

Jason Mears Quartet – Ammonite (avant-garde jazz)
New York, New York

Karmic Thread and The Bipolar Disorder Project – Unshipped Packages [Split] (progressive metal)
Bucharest and Brașov, Romania

Matt Garrison – “Hear Me Now, Hear Me Loud” [Single] (jazz fusion)
Yonkers, New York

The Voices – From Inanis Searching for the Flames [EP] (avant-garde metal)

Wednesday, 17

Coyote the Trickster – Coyote the Trickster [EP] (experimental math rock)
San Antonio, Texas

Flexity – Post Past (breakcore, chiptune)

The Gloom in the Corner – “Villain: The クイーン (Kuīn) of にんげんふしん (Ningenfushin), the でビリ (Debiri) of the 区分 (Kubun)” [Single] (metalcore, post-hardcore)
Melbourne, Australia

In-Dreamview – In-Dreamview (post-rock, jazz fusion)
New Jersey

Kadhja Bonet – Childqueen Outtakes [EP] (jazz fusion, indie pop)
Los Angeles, California
On Fat Possum Records

Kawri’s Whisper – “Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind” [Single] (progressive rock, math rock)
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Michael Wallace Quartet – Hinterland (modern jazz)
Melbourne, Australia

Noisays – Noisays (mathcore)
Baltimore, Maryland
On Dark Trail Records

Outre-Tombe – Nécrovortex (blackened death metal)
On Temple of Mystery

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Rxyzyxr – Ⅱ of V (progressive metalcore)
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Thursday, 18

Grugrü – 333 (experimental jazz, mathcore)
Montpellier, France

The Hemisphere Music Movement – A Musical Metanoia [Compilation] (various)
Rochester, New York

i.o – A Heart So Brittle [EP] (experimental jazz, free jazz)
Victoria, British Columbia

Uboa – The Sky May Be (noise)
On Art as Catharsis

Friday, 19

Aaron Parks – Little Big (modern jazz)
New York, New York
On Ropeadope

Anthony Jambon Group – Parallel Worlds (jazz fusion, modern jazz)
Paris, France
On Just Looking Productions

Babymetal – “Starlight” [Single] (kawaii metal)
On Juonbu

Berried Alive – Bearie’s Alive (progressive metalcore)
Vancouver, Washington

Big Lad – Pro Rock (synthwave, drum and bass)
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
On Box Records

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The Body – O God Who Avenges, Shine Forth. Rise Up, Judge of the Earth; Pay Back to the Proud What They Deserve. [EP] (experimental sludge metal)
Portland, Oregon

Connie Han – Crime Zone (jazz)
Los Angeles, California
On Mack Avenue Records

Daniel Saylor – Opaque Summer (jazz-hop)
Orlando, Florida

Dust in Mind – From Ashes to Flames (melodic death metal)
Strasbourg, France
On Darktunes Music Group

Ellen Kirkwood and Sirens Big Band – [A]part (modern jazz, progressive jazz)
Sydney, Australia
On Earshift Music

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Erosion – Maximum Suffering (grindcore, sludge metal)
Los Angeles, California
On Hydra Head Records

Esoctrilihum – Inhüma (avant-garde black metal)
On I, Voidhanger Records

Esperanza Spalding – 12 Little Spells (jazz fusion, pop)
Portland, Oregon
On Concord Music

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Fall Therapy – You Look Different (ambient IDM)
Grenoble, France
On n5MD

Flat Earth Society – Untitled #0 [2-disc] (progressive jazz, jazz fusion)
On Igloo Records

Gorod – Æthra (progressive technical death metal)
Bordeaux, France
On Overpowered Records

Iamthemorning – Ocean Sounds (progressive rock)
Sankt Peterburg, Russia
On Ocean Sounds Recordings

In Common – In Common (modern jazz)
London, UK
On Whirlwind Recordings

James Francies – Flight (post-bop, jazz fusion)
Houston, Texas
On Blue Note

Jinjer – “Ape” [Single] (progressive metalcore)
On Napalm Records

Lucianblomkamp – Sick of What I Don’t Understand, Part 3 [EP] (synthwave)
Melbourne, Australia
On Good Manners

Mojo Bozo’s Electric Circus – Electric Circus (psychedelic rock, stoner rock)
Annapolis, Maryland

Nauticus – Disappear in Blue (progressive metal, post-metal)

Sacral Rage – Beyond Celestial Echoes (progressive thrash metal, tech-death)
Athens, Greece
On Cruz del Sur Music

Saint Lune – Cope (metalcore, post-hardcore)
Boston, Massachusetts

Shining – Animal (classic rock)
Oslo, Norway
On Spinefarm Records

Valdur – Goat of Iniquity (blackened doom metal)
Mammoth Lakes, California
On Bloody Mountain Records

Voragine of Autumn – Aphelion (progressive black metal)

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Saturday, 20

64-Hit Combo! – 64-Hit Combo! [EP] (progressive metalcore, post-hardcore)
Omaha, Nebraska

Sunday, 21

Thiquid – For She [EP] (progressive metal, mathcore)
British Columbia

Monday, 22

Barús – Drowned (black metal)
Grenoble, France
On Emanations

Edoardo Marraffa – Diciotto (avant-garde jazz)
Berlin, Germany
On Aut Records

Kalya Scintilla – Woodland Womp (psybient)
On Merkaba Music

Sete Star Sept and Urge – Sssurge [Split] (noise, jazz, grindcore)
Japan and France
On Becoq Records

Sparkle in Grey – Milano (progressive rock, jazz fusion)
Milano, Italy
On Moving Records

Stereochrome – Cosmic (atmospheric progressive rock)
Durham, New Hampshire

Tuesday, 23

Bong-Ra – Antediluvian (doom, jazz, electronica)
On Svart Lava Records

Hemwick – Junkie [EP] (progressive technical death metal)
Ogden, Utah

Jonatan Piña Duluc – Substancia (progressive rock, jazz fusion)
Dominican Republic

Snazzback – Hedge (jazz fusion, afrobeat)
Bristol, UK
On Astral Tusk

Vincenzo Ramaglia – Chimera [Rerelease] (avant-prog, jazz fusion)
Rome, Italy
On Altrock Productions

Wednesday, 24

Astral Dove – “Windowpain” [Single] (jazz fusion, neo-soul)
Portland, Oregon

Morphinist – Esoteric (post-metal, doom metal)

Touccan – Touccan [EP] (math rock, punk)
Lyon, France

Thursday, 25

Atlantis Chronicles – “Upwelling, Part Ⅲ” [Single] (technical death metal)
Paris, France

Effet Barré – Effet Barré [EP] (math rock, djent)

One with the Riverbed – Solace [EP] (post-black metal)
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Friday, 26

Alithia – The Moon Has Fallen (progressive rock, post-metal)
Melbourne, Australia
On Wild Thing Records

Anna Pest – Something Is a Foot [EP] (death metal)
Montréal, Québec

Avast – Mother Culture (post-black)
Stavanger, Norway
On Dark Essence Records

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Bloodbath – The Arrow of Satan Is Drawn (death metal)
Stockholm, Sweden
On Peaceville Records

Brojob – Sleep It Away [EP] (deathcore)
United States

Cognitive – Matricide (technical death metal)
Jobbstown, New Jersey
On Unique Leader Records

Cryptopsy – The Book of Suffering, Tome Ⅱ [EP] (technical death metal)
Montréal, Québec
On Century Media Records

Daughters – You Won’t Get What You Want (experimental hardcore)
Providence, Rhode Island
On Ipecac Recordings

Gadadu – Outer Song (jazz fusion)
New York, New York
On Birdwatcher Records

Grzegorz – 33 (post-black metal, blackgaze)
Berlin, Germany
On Helltag

Haken – Vector (progressive metal)
London, UK
On Insideout Records

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Into Eternity – The Sirens (progressive power metal)
Regina, Saskatchewan
On M-Theory Audio

Julia Holter – Aviary: Sweet in the Melting World [2-disc] (experimental pop)
Los Angeles, California
On Domino Recording

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Kaleidoscope String Quartet – Reflections (jazz, chamber music)
Berlin, Germany
On Traumton Records

Kamil Piotrowicz Sextet – Product Placement (avant-garde jazz)
On Howard Records

Kevin Hufnagel – Halloween 2018 [EP] (progressive rock, soundtrack)
New York, New York

Kluvim – לא יקרה (Lo yikrè) [EP] (grindcore, powerviolence)
Haifa, Israel

Krukh – Безглуздість! (Bezgluzdist’!) (experimental black metal)
St. Louis, Missouri
On Fallen Empire Records

Leonov – Wake (post-doom)
Oslo, Norway
On Fysisk Format

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The Littlest Viking – Feelings & Stuff (math rock, post-hardcore, punk)
Los Angeles, California

Outre – Hollow Earth (post-black metal)
On Debemur Morti Productions

Philip Zoubek Trio – Outside (jazz fusion, modern jazz)
Berlin, Germany
On WhyPlayJazz

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Pill – Soft Hell (post-punk)
New York, New York
On Mexican Summer

Rapheumets Well – The Elder’s Anthology (progressive metal)
North Carolina
On Test Your Metal Records

Samskaras – Lithification [EP] (technical death metal)
Montréal, Québec

Sandman Project – Royal Family [EP] (jazz fusion)
London, UK
On Batov Records

Secret Chiefs 3: Ur – Personnae: Halloween [EP] (experimental jazz)
San Francisco, California
On Web of Mimicry

Serocs – The Phobos/Deimos Suite (technical death metal)
Mexico, France, and Canada
On Everlasting Spew Records

四神 (Shijin) – 四神 (Shijin) (experimental jazz)
Brooklyn, New York
On Alter-Nativ Music Label

Street Sects – The Kicking Mule (experimental hardcore)
Austin, Texas
On The Flenser

Thumpermonkey – Make Me Young, Etc. (progressive rock)
London, UK
On Rockosmos

Xander Naylor – Transmission (experimental jazz, jazz fusion)
Brooklyn, New York

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Yuhan Su – City Animals (contemporary jazz)
New York, New York
On Sunnyside Records

Saturday, 27

Andrés – “Romphims and Mimosas” [Single] (jazz, pop)
Bakersfield, California

Karmic Juggernaut – “Trick or Treat MF” [Single] (experimental rock)
Asbury Park, New Jersey

A Monumental Black Statue – Earth Totem I. [EP] (black metal)
London, UK
On Vexator Syndicate

Vantana Row – Draggin’ Suzy [EP] (experimental hardcore)
Oakland, California

Sunday, 28

Lifelost – Dialogues from Beyond [EP] (black metal)
Bilbao, Spain
On Transcending Obscurity Records

Zeta – 無限の魔法 (Mugen no mahō) / Magia infinita [EP] (hardcore, mathcore)
Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela
On IFB Records

Monday, 29

Abstract Void – Back to Reality (blackwave)
On Avantgarde Music

Big Business – 4 [EP] (stoner metal, sludge metal)
Los Angeles, California

Colorbred – “Insufferable Pain” [Single] (post-hardcore)
Spain and USA

Gem – “Torque” [Single] (jazz fusion)
USA and Sweden

Traitors – “Dwell” [Single] (deathcore)

Universe Effects – Desolation (progressive metal)
Québec, Québec

Tuesday, 30

Atrium – The Equation of Beauty (progressive metal, nu-prog)
Provo, Utah

Bill Wurtz – “Long, Long, Long Journey” [Single] (progressive jazz, pop)
New York, New York

Consumed – Consumed (blackened grindcore)
Brisbane, Australia
On Art as Catharsis

Gridfailure – When the Lights Go Out, Vol. Ⅱ (dark ambient, soundtrack)
Valley Cottage, New York

Holy Grinder and Reeking Cross [Split] (grindcore)
Canada and USA

Marée Noire and Crowning [Split] (post-hardcore)
Canada and USA
On Zegema Beach Records

Organ: – Everything Is Pared Down. Minimal Expectations. (avant-garde black metal)
Italy and Norway
On Duplicate Records

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Wednesday, 31

Black Tongue – Nadir (deathcore)
Hull, UK

The Death Particle – “Le voyage après la mort” [Single] (nu jazz)
Wales, UK

Empathy Test – “Holy Rivers | Incubation Song” [Single] (synth pop, darkwave)
London, UK

Etienne Pelosoff – Trve Brutal Black Jazz [EP] (experimental jazz, black metal)
London, UK

Gorepot – Asian Stoned Effect (brutal death metal)
Taipei City, Taiwan
On Brutal Mind Records

Love//Paranoia – 話 (Hanashi) [EP] (post-black metal)
Houston, Texas

Methwitch – “Brimstone Heart” [Single] (grindcore, mathcore)
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Pure Wrath – Sempiternal Wisdom (atmospheric black metal)
West Java, Indonesia
On Pest Productions

Surgeryhead and DJ Rozwell – Kali Yuga Survivalist (synthwave, darkwave)

Teeel – Hi-Death: Death Has a Conscience Original Score [EP] (synthwave, darkwave)
Trenton, New Jersey
On D.I.Why?

Vvitch Key – Salem [EP] (blackened metalcore)
Salem, Massachusetts

On October 31 2018, this entry was posted.