Weekly Release Dump

Saturday, 15 December

Ad Shave – Ad complementum (jazz fusion)
On Soliton

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Cryptic Ruse – Dual Spaces: Exercises & Diagrams (microtonal progressive metal, doom metal)
Portland, Oregon

Femur – Red Marks (grindcore)
Thunder Bay, Ontario

Laboratorium Pieśni – Rasti (neo-folk)
Gdańsk, Poland

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

Sunday, 16

Banda Municipal de Barcelona, Salvador Brotons, and Spanish Brass – De vents i terra (contemporary classical, chamber music)

Eradicate Me – Compassion (progressive deathcore)
Kaliningrad, Russia

i.o – Escapable Matter (free jazz, experimental rock)
Victoria, British Columbia

Matt Pollock – Works for Bass, Book 2 [EP] (contemporary classical)
United States

Thiquid – Eating Ra Whole (Vore with Egyptian Gods) [EP] (progressive metal)
British Columbia

Þ (Thorn) – Melancolicvs. [EP] (harsh noise, experimental electro)

Monday, 17

Ils – Pain Don’t Hurt [EP] (noise rock)
Portland, Oregon

Kinzie Steele – When I Was a Tree (contemporary classical, jazz fusion)
Joseph, Oregon

Louis L. – Liquidize (world music)
Hamburg, Germany

Markus Reuter – Winter Solstice (ambient jazz)
Berlin, Germany
On Iapetus

Metro 3 – Resonance (avant-garde metal, experimental jazz)
Moscow, Russia
On Топот

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

Taylor Barnett – Loose Ends (avant-garde jazz, big band)
Richmond, Virginia

Vantana Row – “March Un” [Single] (crustwave)
San Francisco, California

Vantana Row – “Who’s Pen Is This?” [Single] (crustwave)
San Francisco, California

Vantana Row – “You Can’t Pawn Your $10,000 Back Tattoo” [Single] (crustwave)
San Francisco, California

Zia – Four​-​Momentum [EP] (microtonal electro)
Las Cruces, New Mexico

Tuesday, 18

Alex’s Hand – “This Is Sumthing You Can Never Clean.” [Single] (progressive rock)

Read our review.

Dolores Catherino – “Vox aeterna” [Single] (microtonal ambient electro)

石の宝殿 (Ishi no Hōden) – 石の宝殿 (Ishi no hōden) (modern jazz, ethno-jazz)
Trieste, Italy

Jesus Krsna – Aranciata (experimental jazz)
New Orleans, Louisiana

Monitor Fly – Down in the Furnace [EP] (noise metal, experimental electro)

Wednesday, 19

Dan James Griffin – K​-​9 [EP] (progressive rock, RNB)
Kidderminster, UK

Don Pie Pie – Don Pie Pie Ⅱ [EP] (progressive rock, math rock)
Porto, Portugal

Manela Quartet – Éphémère [EP] (modern jazz)
Châteauguay, Québec

Müür – Elirejo de tempo (microtonal classical, experimental electro)
Gorod Ufa, Russia

Peter Evans, Agustí Fernández, and Barry Guy – Free Radicals at Dom (free jazz)
Warsaw, Poland
On Fundacja Słuchaj

Thursday, 20

Chiral – Fire​/​/​Heritage [EP] (atmospheric black metal)
Piacenza, Italy

Christos Anestopoulos – Deja Vu (jazz fusion)
Patras, Greece

Eclecta – “Three​-​Headed Christmas” [Single] (contemporary classical)
Zurich, Switzerland

Farson – Kreatürlich [EP] (blackened grindcore)
Lower Saxony, Germany

i.o – 01AX12 [EP] (free jazz)
Victoria, British Columbia

Jazztick – The Legend of Jazztick: Tetraforce (jazz fusion, VGM)
Santiago, Chile

Patrick Shiroishi and Arturo Ibarra – LA Blues (free jazz)
Los Angeles, California
On Public Eyesore/Eh?

Valeri Golub Project – Alt.Ego [EP] (progressive metalcore, djent)
Kyiv, Ukraine

Visions of Ulnahar – Orion (dark ambient, soundtrack)

Friday, 21

Anairë – Withering (dark ambient, soundtrack)

Caynug – Mental Junkyard (alternative metal)

Existe – Vivre et laisser mourir (post-rock)

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

Fawn Limbs – Thrum (grindcore, mathcore)

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

Hermit Cult – Otherwhere [EP] (blackened death metal)
Vancouver, British Columbia

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

Mode Dodeca – Mode Dodeca (alternative rock, math rock)
Austin, Texas
On Strange Daisy

Sanity Theorist – “Berserk Code” [Single] (progressive death metal)
Clermont, Florida

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

Read our review.

Zayn – Evolution Made Us (progressive metal)

Upcoming Releases

Sunday, 23

Jazz Robots – Jazz Robots Write Down Their Dreams (jazz fusion, progressive jazz)
Chicago, Illinois

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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Thursday, 27

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

Friday, 28

Subnuba – Distant Pixels (progressive death metal, technical death metal)
Toledo, Ohio

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
On Death Kvlt Productions

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)

MoE – Oslo Janus (IV) (noise rock)
Oslo, Norway
On Conrad Sound

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

Friday, 4

Moulin Banal – Le rythme du maréchal ferrant (black metal, folk metal)
Montréal, Québec
On Corde Raide Productions

Quantum Trio – Quality Studio Live (jazz fusion, progressive jazz)
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sunday, 6

Lantern – Lost Paragraphs [EP] (blackened death metal)
On Dark Descent Records

Monday, 7

Sungazer – Volume Ⅱ (progressive jazz)
Brooklyn, New York

Tuesday, 8

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

Thursday, 10

Orchid – Miasma [EP] (mathcore)
Bengaluru, India

Friday, 11

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

Oroboro – Dyad (art rock)
Hadley, Massachusetts

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

Plasticbag Facemask – Whited Sepulcher (progressive deathcore)
Fresno, California

Saturday, 12

Chord – Chord Ⅱ (experimental metal, noise)
New York, New York
On Punos Music

Tuesday, 15

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

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

Endolith – Chicxulub: The Fossil Record (symphonic progressive death metal)
Tromsø, Norway
On Rob Mules Records

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

Hama – Houmeissa (world fusion, synthwave)
Niamey, Niger
On Sahel Sounds

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

Jasper Blom – Polyphony [2-disc] (modern jazz, jazz fusion)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
On Whirlwind Recordings

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

Paal Nilssen-Love – New Brazilian Funk (free jazz, funk)
Oslo, Norway
On PNL Records

Paal Nilssen-Love – New Japanese Noise (free jazz, noise)
Oslo, Norway
On PNL Records

Slow – IV: Mythologiæ [Rerelease] (doom metal, post-metal)
On Code666

Sofy Major – Total Dump (noise rock, sludge)
On Corpse Flower Records

Saturday, 26

Light Dweller – Incandescent Crucifix (atmospheric black metal)
Tempe, Arizona

Sunday, 27

Long Hallways – Close Your Eyes to Travel (post-rock)
Portland, Oregon

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

The Emerald Dawn – Nocturne (progressive rock)
St. Ives, UK
On World’s End Records

Fearless Trio – Unusual Solutions (jazz fusion, experimental jazz)
Cologne, Germany
On Galileo 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

Soen – Lotus (progressive post-metal)
On Silver Lining Music

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

A Novelist – Folie (progressive death metal)

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

Wednesday, 15

Backstabber – Conspiracy Theorist (death metal)
Rouyn Noranda, Québec

Cheeto’s Magazine – Amazingous (progressive rock, art pop)
Barcelona, Spain

Kaleikr – Heart of Lead (progressive black metal)
Reykjavík, Iceland
On Debemur Morti Productions

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

Nyos – Now. (math rock, post-rock)
Jyväskylä, Finland

Sunwatchers – Illegal Moves (experimental jazz, jazz fusion)
New York
On Trouble in Mind Records

Released in February

Larsen – Tiles (experimental rock)
Torino, Italy
On Hypershape Records

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Friday, 1 March

Steph Richards – Take the Neon Lights (experimental jazz)
New York
On Birdwatcher Records

Friday, 15 March

Contrarian – Their Worm Never Dies (progressive death metal)
Rochester, New York
On Willowtip 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 21 2018, this entry was posted.