Weekly Release Dump

Saturday, 1 December

Anna Sage – Downward Motion [EP] (hardcore, post-hardcore)

Down I Go – Gods [Rerelease] (post-hardcore, mathcore)
London, UK

Glass Skies – Exponential Existential (nu-prog)
England, UK

i.o – Anything but Rust (free jazz, experimental rock)
Victoria, British Columbia

Lady Fitness – Charlotte (avant-prog)
Lyon, France
On L’Étourneur

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No Mandate – No Mandate and Scheme of Things (experimental rock)
Sydney, Australia

Scott Fields Ensemble – Barclay (avant-garde jazz)
On Ayler Records

Tchake – Both and Net (experimental electro)
Perth, Australia
On Tone List

Torkana – Tres [EP] (post-hardcore, sludge metal)
Santiago, Chile

Sunday, 2

In Lights – 遺忘之橋 (Yíwàng zhī qiáo) / The Forgotten Bridge [EP] (post-rock)

Y/N – Larry and the Eternal Light (avant-pop)
Port Jervis, New York

Monday, 3

Artaud – Cábala [EP] (free jazz)
Lima, Chile
On Fort Evil Fruit

Patrick Shiroishi – The Sparrow’s Tongue (experimental jazz)
Los Angeles, California
On Fort Evil Fruit

Politess – Il ne fait pas froid dans l’alphabet [EP] (mathcore, grindcore)
Montréal, Québec

Tuesday, 4

Afsprengi Satans – Óður til eilífðar [EP] (dark ambient)
Reykjavík, Iceland
On Mystískaos


Darkaeon – The Shattered Monolith (progressive metal)
Montréal, Québec

L’Enfant de la Forêt – Strangled (experimental electro, noise)
Paris, France

Prudent Primate – Whirly Dirly [EP] (progressive rock, jazz fusion)
Bristol, UK

Santiago Fradejas – Music for Amandine [EP] (chamber jazz)

Scandroid – The Darkness [EP] (synthwave)
Detroit, Michigan
On Fixt

Tapir Quartet – Tapir Quartet (world fusion, jazz fusion)

Wednesday, 5

Jyocho – 美しい終末サイクル (Utsukushī shūmatsu saikuru) (math rock, indie rock)
On Tower Records

Thōdol – Future Was Brighter Yesterday (progressive rock, progressive metal)
Paris, France

Thursday, 6

Art as Catharsis – 2018 Sampler [Compilation] (various)
Sydney, Australia

Kliment Angelovski Trio – Inquisition (experimental jazz)

Friday, 7

Álvaro Severino, Ryan Carniaux, Joan Chávez, and Pablo Sáez – Ngen-kürüf (latin jazz, modern jazz)
Essen, Germany

Ernia – Ernia [EP] (progressive deathgrind)
Logroño, Spain

Faceless Burial – Multiversial Abattoir (brutal death metal)
Melbourne, Australia
On Blood Harvest

Ill Considered – An Ill Considered Christmas (spiritual jazz, folk)
London, UK

Irk – Recipes from the Bible (hardcore, mathcore)
Leeds, UK

Jacob Collier – Djesse, Volume 1 (world fusion, jazz)
London, UK
On Hajanga Records

Al-Jiçç – ٤ (ʾArbaʿa) (world fusion)
Lisboa, Portugal

Laktating Yak – Origin of the Yak (avant-prog, zeuhl)
Houston, Texas

Lasse Mørck – The Aztec Creation Myth Suite (world fusion)
Copenhagen, Denmark

Nybo/Ravn – En (alle) (experimental jazz fusion)
Oslo, Norway
On Smeik

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Obligod – “Dolphin Dance” [Single] (jazz fusion, nu prog)
Brno, Czech Republic

Sam Meador – Illumine, Volume I (classical)
Jupiter, Florida

Sól and X Suns [Split] (blackened doom metal)
Portland, Oregon

Ukandanz – ይቀጥላል (Jəqetelale) / Yeketelale (experimental jazz, world fusion)
Ethiopia and France
On Buda Musique

Vulfpeck – Hill Climber (funk)
Los Angeles, California
On Vulf Records

Zealotry – At the Nexus of All Stillborn Worlds (death metal)
Boston, Massachusetts
On Unspeakable Axe Records

Upcoming Releases

Monday, 10

Ando San – Vitality [EP] (jazz fusion, progressive metal, hip-hop)
Los Angeles, California

Jyotiṣavedāṅga – Cannibal Coronal Mass Ejections [Rerelease] (avant-garde black metal)
India and Russia
On Helter Skelter Productions

Matheus Manente – The Notevember 2018 Collection [Compilation] (various)

Öfö Am – Tales from Outerspace: An Octaman’s Odyssey (progressive rock, stoner rock)
Montpellier, France
On Lost Pilgrim Records

Tuesday, 11

Grim Christmas – Grim Christmas (black metal)
Arvada, Colorado

Wednesday, 12

Ron Minis – Pale Blue Dot (progressive jazz, jazz fusion)

Septa – The Lover Remixed (alternative rock, electro)
Odessa, Ukraine
On Venona Records

Sky Signals – Illumine (progressive metal, alternative rock)
Sydney, Australia

Friday, 14

Chained to the Bottom of the Ocean – I Carry My Awareness of Defeat like a Banner of Victory (sludge doom metal)
Springfield, Massachusetts

Kamaal Williams – “New Heights” and “Snitches Brew” [Single] (jazz fusion)
London, UK
On Black Focus Records

Resurrecting Id – Ephemera [EP] (progressive metal, jazz fusion)
Cleveland, Ohio

Squalus and Shadow Limb – Mass and Power [Split] (progressive metal)
San Francisco and Chico, California
On Translation Loss Records

Saturday, 15

Ad Shave – Ad complementum (jazz fusion)
On Soliton

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Luna Vista – Among the Haze [Compilation] (math rock, post-rock)
Portland, Oregon

Monday, 17

Sithu Aye – Homebound (progressive metal, djent)
Glasgow, UK

Thursday, 20

Kaguu – Red Sun Sessions (math rock, progressive rock)
Monterrey, Mexico

Zayn – Evolution Made Us (progressive metal)

Friday, 21

Fall – The Dreamer of Tragedy [EP] (progressive death metal)
Corpus Christi, Texas

Great Falls – A Sense of Rest (progressive post-hardcore)
Seattle, Washington
On Throatruiner Records

Humanoid – Door (progressive rock, progressive metal)
Montréal, Québec

Thrailkill – Everything That Is You (jazz fusion, progressive metal)
Los Angeles, California

Sunday, 23

Mono – Nowhere Now Here (post-rock)
Tokyo, Japan
On Temporary Residence Ltd.

Monday, 24

Beaten to Death – Agronomicon [EP] (grindcore)
Oslo, Norway
On Mas-Kina Recordings

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Friday, 28

Veilburner – A Sire to the Ghouls of Lunacy (experimental black metal, death metal)
On Transcending Obscurity Records

Wristmeetrazor – Misery Never Forgets [EP] (mathcore, skramz)
United States
On Prosthetic Records

Released in December

Dali Mraz – Level 25 (jazz fusion, progressive rock)

Космодром (Kosmodrom) – The War of the Worlds (experimental electro, noise, drone)
On New Approach Records

Soulmass – The Weakness of Virtue (death metal, doom metal)

Ühtceare – El genocidio primordial llevará el nombre infinito de la empatía (atmospheric black metal)
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Volcano – The Island (psych rock, world fusion)
San Diego, California

Tuesday, 1 January 2019

Bruno Sanfilippo – Pianette (modern classical)
Barcelona, Spain

Forests – Spending Eternity in a Japanese Convenience Store (math rock)

Sunjae Lee – Entropy (experimental jazz)
Seoul, South Korea

William Covert – Music for Synthesizer and Drums (experimental electro, free jazz)
Castlegar, British Columbia
On Coup sur Coup Records

Tuesday, 8

Twin Talk – Weaver (jazz fusion)
Chicago, Illinois
On People

Thursday, 10

Orchid – Miasma (mathcore)
Bengaluru, India

Friday, 11

Jinjer – Micro [EP] (progressive metalcore)
On Napalm Records

Ouzo Bazooka – Transporter (alternative rock)
Tel Aviv, Israel

Tuesday, 15

Barshasketh – Barshasketh (black metal)
Edinburgh, UK
On W.T.C. Productions

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Gleb Kanasevich – Asleep (blackened noise, dark ambient)
Bronx, New York

Ill Considered – Ill Considered 5 (spiritual jazz)
London, UK

Ill Considered – Ill Considered 6 (spiritual jazz)
London, UK

Friday, 18

Gorgon – Elegy (blackened death metal)
Paris, France
On Dusktone

Mark Lockheart – Days on Earth (jazz fusion)
London, UK
On Edition Records

Xavi Reija, Tony Levin, Markus Reuter, and Dusan Jevtovic – The Sound of the Earth (progressive rock, stoner rock)
Barcelona, Spain
On MoonJune Records

Monday, 21

Dentype – Why So (mathcore)
Montréal, Québec

Wednesday, 23

Mendel – The Blood, the Sin and the Djinn [EP] (progressive metal)

Friday, 25

Altarage – The Approaching Roar (avant-garde death metal)
On Season of Mist

Lost Crowns – Every Night Something Happens (progressive rock)
London, UK
On Bad Elephant Music

The Neal Morse Band – The Great Adventure [2-disc] (progressive rock)
Nashville, Tennessee
On Metal Blade Records

Monday, 28 January

Dead Kiwis – Systematic Home Run [EP] (mathcore)
Lyon, France

Friday, 1 February 2018

Astronoid – Astronoid (progressive metal)
Boston, Massachusetts
On Blood Music

James Brandon Lewis – An Unruly Manifesto (avant-garde jazz)
New York, New York
On Relative Pitch Records

Pensées Nocturnes – Grand Guignol Orchestra (avant-garde black metal)
Paris, France

Living Impressions – The Big Dipper (progressive metal, jazz fusion)
Leiria, Portugal

Friday, 8

Anton Eger – Æ (experimental jazz)
Copenhagen, Denmark
On Edition Records

Downfall of Gaia – Ethic of Radical Finitude (atmospheric black metal)
On Metal Blade Records

Labirinto – Divino afflante spiritu (progressive post-metal)
On Pelagic Records

Seer – Vol. 6 (blackened doom metal)
Vancouver, British Columbia
On Artoffact Records

Friday, 15

Y I Y – Dkvdnt (atmospheric black metal)
Berlin, Germany

Friday, 22

Ænimus – Dreamcatcher (technical deathcore)
San Francisco, California
On Nuclear Blast Records

Cân Bardd – The Last Rain (atmospheric black metal)
On Northern Silence Productions

Dream Theater – Distance over Time (progressive metal)
New York, New York
On Insideout Records

Ghost Iris – Apple of Discord (progressive metalcore, djent)
On Long Branch Records

Minors – Abject Bodies (hardcore, powerviolence)
Windsor, Ontario
On Holy Roar Records

Scheduled for 2019

Good Nightowl – Truthmaster (progressive metal)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Gralaghorr – The Divine Spectacle of Rebirth [EP] (atmospheric black metal)
Somerville, Massachusetts

Ihlo – Union (progressive metal)

On December 7 2018, this entry was posted.