Lingua nada, Kodian Trio, Shwesmo, Threnody, Essi, and Car Bomb

lingua nada kodian trio shwesmo threnody essi car bomb

Lingua nada – Djinn

Noise rock band Lingua nada are back, this time donning the stylized name لينغوا ذدى. Comparing this new opus to their last one, Snuff, it seems a bit more on the accessible side of the spectrum, but it ultimately sounds like an alt-rock or pop group going straight into psychedelic and experimental sounds, which is mighty fine by me. Djinn is varied and surprising in a lot of ways, full of effects and cool compositional devices. Totally recommend that album for those looking into weird pop rock music.


Kodian Trio – III (Trost)

Kodian Read more

Weekly Release Dump

Friday, 20 September

The Agonist – Orphans (melodic death metal, metalcore)

Montréal, Québec
Napalm

Casimir Liberski – Cosmic Liberty (math rock, jazz fusion)

Brussels, Belgium
Ropeadope

João Lencastre’s Communion 3 – Song​(​s) of Hope (avant-garde jazz)

Lisbon, Portugal
Clean Feed

Cult of Luna – A Dawn to Fear (post-metal)

Umeå, Sweden
Metal Blade

Dustlights – Dreams Outside [EP] (post-doom)

New York
Ropeadope

Read more

Freese Trio, Prissy Whip, Pás de problème, Daniels, Pangaea, and Tides from Nebula

freese prissy whip pas de probleme daniels pangaea tides nebula

Freese Trio – The Beast in the Blueprint

The Beast in the Blueprint is an astounding and creative album by Leeds trio Freese. Blending trip-hop and darkwave, among other things, Freese create a sombre but creatively gorgeous album. It’s full of haunting melodies and each song is very well crafted. A great album to be sure!


Prissy Whip – Swallow

Succinctly, Prissy Whip is a weird band. I love weird bands. On Swallow, the band offers us a delivery that is part avant-prog, part experimental pop, part noise rock, and all fun! Their sound mostly consists of altered … Read more

Weekly Release Dump

Friday, 13 September

A-Sun Amissa – For Burdened and Bright Light (experimental post-metal)

UK
Gizeh

Aki Rissanen – Art in Motion (modern jazz)

Helsinki, Finland
Edition

Apparatus – Yonder Yawns the Universe (post-black metal)

Denmark
Independent

Ben Melsky – Ensemble Dal niente (contemporary classical)

New York, New York
New Focus

Cloud Rat – Do Not Let Me off the Cliff [EP] (darkwave)

Michigan
Artoffact

Read more

Peach and Tomato, Form Subtract, Presence of Soul, Dr. Purgatory, Colin Hinton, and Claire Rousay

peach tomato form subtract presence soul dr purgatory colin hinton claire rousay

Peach and Tomato – The Ultimate Pairing (Falcon Gumba)

Peach and Tomato is a violin and viola contemporary classical duo. On The Ultimate Pairing, musicians Sana and Leonor exchange and dialogue in various wonderful ways, sometimes like a face-off and other times a thorough interplay where each one builds on what the other brings. It’s a surprisingly fun and enjoyable record, sure to pique your brains for a while.


Form Subtract – Autonomist

Autonomist is the strong debut EP of Philadelphia-based duo Form Subtract. They play a totally banger style of progressive metalcore with scents of nu metal … Read more