Weekly Release Dump

Saturday, 2 March

Shock Troopers – Глуво доба (Gluvo doba) [EP] (sludge metal)

Skopje, Macedonia

Serpents of Pakhangba – Serpents of Pakhangba [EP] (avant-garde metal)

Mumbai, India

Tuesday, 5

Maddison Carter Quintet – Elbow Room (modern jazz)

Melbourne, Australia

Wednesday, 6

Rïga – Totem [EP] (experimental electro)


Thursday, 7

Nostril Caverns – Perverse Teleportation (progressive black metal, dungeon synth)

Toronto, Ontario

Friday, 8

Arosa Ensemble – Granit (jazz fusion, pop)

On Eclipse Music Official Store

David Rosenboom – Deviant Resonances [2-disc] (experimental electro, contemporary classical)

On Ravello Records

Deathcrush – Megazone (post-punk)

Oslo, Norway
On Apollon Records

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Dirty Shirt – Letchology (balkan folk, alternative metal)

Seini, Romania
On Apathia Records

Duke – Uingizaji hewa (experimental electro, world fusion)

Kampala, Uganda
On Nyege Nyege Tapes

Equipoise – Demiurgus (technical death metal)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
On The Artisan Era

Fen – Stone and Sea [Rerelease] (post-black metal)

On Eisenwald

Inner Language Trio – Embracing (modern jazz)

On nWog Records

Inwards – Feelings of Unreality (experimental electro)

Brighton, UK
On Small Pond

Mia Dyberg, Elo Masing, Ernesto Rodrigues, Guilherme Rodrigues, and Tomo Jacobson – Egin [EP] (free jazz, contemporary classical)

Copenhagen, Denmark
On Gotta Let It Out and Creative Sources

Poh Hock – Ātma [EP] (progressive metal, djent)

Boston, Massachusetts

Sinmara – Hvísl stjarnanna (atmospheric black metal)

Reykjavik, Iceland
On Ván Records

Standards – Friends [EP] (math rock)

Los Angeles, California

Victime – Mi​-​tronc, mi​-​jambe (post-punk)

Strasbourg, France
On October Tone

Upcoming Releases

Saturday, 9

Mopcut – Accelerated Frames of Reference (experimental, noise)

Vienna, Austria
On Trost Records

Friday, 15

Beard Closet – Depression Memes [EP] (free rock, noise)

Toronto, Ontario
On Arachnidiscs

Body Void – You Will Know the Fear You Forced upon Us (post-hardcore)

San Francisco, California

Boneshaker – Fake Music (free jazz)

Chicago, Illinois
On Soul What Records

Bruxa Maria & MoE (noise punk, noise)

On God Unknown Records

Contrarian – Their Worm Never Dies (progressive death metal)

Rochester, New York
On Willowtip Records

David Liptak – Dove Songs (contemporary classical)

New York, New York
On New Focus Recordings

Dexter Story – Bahir (world fusion)

Los Angeles, California
On Soundway Records

Dis Fig – Purge (experimental electro)

New York, New York

Fine China Superbone – Plaguey (noise rock)

The Hague, Netherlands

Fred Frith – All Is Always Now [Compilation] (avant-garde classical)

Zurich, Switzerland
On Intakt Records

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

Somerville, Massachusetts

قيس ايشار (Qais Essar) – I Am Afghan, Afghani Is Currency, Volume Ⅲ: Zahir [EP] (folk, world)

Phoenix, Arizona
On Worlds within Worlds

Splinter Reeds – Hypothetical Islands (contemporary classical)

New York, New York
On New Focus Recordings

Steaksauce Mustache – Superwoke (mathcore)

New York, New York
On Silent Pendulum Records

Stephan Crump, Ingrid Laubrock, and Cory Smythe – Channels (avant-garde jazz, free jazz)

Zurich, Switzerland
On Intakt Records

Vijay Iyer & Craig Taborn – Transitory Poems: Live at Liszt Academy (avant-garde jazz)

Budapest, Hungary
On ECM Records

Saturday, 16

Bitter Lake – New Branches on Old Trees (avant-garde metal)

Scotland, UK

Tuesday, 19

Raiju – Non sequitur (progressive metal)

San Francisco, California

Wednesday, 20

Dreams of the Drowned – I (black metal)

On Drowned Anthems Records

Thursday, 21

HMMH – Fleur de chaos (contemporary classical)

Montréal, Québec
On Actuellecd

John Butcherm, Philippe Lauzier, and Éric Normand – How Does This Happen? (avant-garde)

Montréal, Québec
On Actuellecd

Whim Ensemble – Pre-Fall (contemporary classical, avant-garde jazz)

Montréal, Québec
On Actuellecd

Friday, 22

Charles Rumback with Jim Baker, James Singleton, and Greg Ward – Cadillac Turns (experimental jazz)

Chicago, Illinois
On Astral Spirits

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah – Ancestral Recall (jazz fusion, world)

New Orleans, Louisiana
On Ropeadope

Cykada – Cykada (jazz fusion)

London, UK
On Astigmatic Records

Gomorrah – Gomorrah (death metal)

Kelowna, British Columbia

The Great Discord – Afterbirth (experimental pop, industrial metal)

Linköping, Sweden
On The Sign Records

John Zorn – The Hermetic Organ, Volume 6: For Edgar Allan Poe (contemporary classical)

New York, New York
On Tzadik

Label page

Kuhn Fu – Chain the Snake (jazz fusion, progressive rock)

Groningen, Netherlands
On Berthold

Louis Karchin – Dark Mountains​/​Distant Lights (contemporary classical)

New York, New York
On New Focus Recordings

Myoora – Moon Grotto [EP] (progressive metal)

Sydney, Australia

Facebook page

Piet Onthel – Kamui (hardcore)

Kuantan, Malaysia


Stephen Taranto – Permanence (progressive metal, nu prog)

Sydney, Australia

Ultra Zook – L’album (avant-prog)

On Dur et doux

Saturday, 23

Berserk – Formless (harsh noise)

Taipei, Taiwan
On WV Sorcerer Productions

Tuesday, 26

The Mercury Tree – Spidermilk (avant-prog)

Portland, Oregon

Friday, 29

Dustin Laurenzi – Snaketime: The Music of Moondog (experimental jazz)

Chicago, Illinois
On Astral Spirits

Elder Ones – From Untruth (avant-garde jazz)

Buffalo, New York
On Northern Spy

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Fearless Trio – Unusual Solutions (jazz fusion, experimental jazz)

Cologne, Germany
On Galileo Music

Kouma – Aibohphobia (avant-prog)

On Dur et doux

MoE and Mette Rasmussen – Tolerancia picante (noise rock, experimental rock)

Oslo, Norway

Patrick Shiroishi – 烏の涙 (Karasu no namida) (experimentl, free jazz)

Chicago, Illinois
On American Damage

Paracelze – Ptérodactyle (experimental jazz, noise rock)

Lausanne, Switzerland

Red Handed Denial – Redeemer (progressive metalcore)

Toronto, Ontario

Sándor Vály & Júlia Heéger – Sacred Songs (experimental electro, contemporary classical)

On Ektro

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Label page

Scopes – Scopes (modern jazz)

New York, New York
On Whirlwind Recordings

Seims – 3.1 (progressive rock)

Sydney, Australia
On Art as Catharsis

Skryptor – Luminous Volumes (progressive rock, noise rock)

St. Louis, Missouri
On Skin Graft Records

Spec Ops – Sure (avant-garde jazz)

New York, New York
On Sunnyside Records

Vltimas – Something Wicked Marches In (death metal)

Almada, Portugal
On Season of Mist

Saturday, 30 March

Knots – Sing, Shattering, a Poem in Reverse (free jazz, noise rock)

Perth, Australia
On Tone List

Monday, 1 April

Triocracy – Pyramid Scheme (modern jazz)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
On Shifting Paradigm Records

Friday, 5

Ikarus – Mosaismic (modern jazz)

On Iapetus

Mark de Clive-Lowe – Heritage Ⅱ (jazz fusion)

Los Angeles, California
On Ropeadope

Pixvae – Cali (jazz fusion, progressive metal)

Lyon, France
On Compagnie 4000

Suffering Hour – Dwell [EP] (blackened death metal)

On Blood Harvest

Sur écoute Quartet – Muss es sein ? Es muss sein ! (jazz fusion)

On Label pince-oreilles

Town Portal – Of Violence (post-metal, math rock)

Copenhagen, Denmark
On Art as Catharsis / Small Pond

Waste of Space Orchestra – Syntheosis (experimental black metal)

On Svart Records

Årabrot – Die Nibelungen (art rock)

Haugesund, Norway
On Pelagic Records

Saturday, 6

Shamin – Fine Gnaw (experimental jazz, progressive rock)

Brisbane, Australia

Friday, 12

Big Business – The Beast You Are (stoner metal)

Los Angeles, California
On Joyful Noise Recordings

The Far Meadow – Foreign Land (symphonic prog)

On Bad Elephant Music

Felix Martin – Caracas (progressive metal, jazz fusion)

Los Angeles, California

Inferi – The End of an Era | Rebirth (technical death metal)

Nashville, Tennessee
On The Artisan Era

Matangi Quartet – Markus Reuter’s String Quartet No​. ​1: Heartland (contemporary classical)

Berlin, Germany
On Iapetus

Numenorean – Adore (post-black metal)

Calgary, Alberta
On Season of Mist

Poil – Sus (avant-prog)

Lyon, France
On Dur et doux

Saturday, 13

Hirveä – Tuska ja pakokauhu (atmospheric doom metal)

On Dying Sun Records

Hybrid Nightmares – Obelisk [EP] (progressive black metal)


Friday, 19

L’acéphale – L’acéphale (experimental black metal)

Portland, Oregon
On Eisenwald

Allegaeon – Apoptosis (progressive death metal)

Denver, Colorado
On Metal Blade Records

Archaic Decapitator – The Apothecary [EP] (melodic death metal)


Fractal Universe – Rhizomes of Insanity (progressive death metal)

Nancy, France
On Metal Blade Records

Hate Inclination – Grand Wormwood (technical death metal)

Fresno, California

Friday, 26

Aidan Baker, Faith Coloccia, and Jon Mueller – See Through (ambient jazz, post-rock)

On Gizeh Records

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Alfa Mist – Structuralism (jazz-hop)


Arashi – Jikan (avant-garde jazz)

Oslo, Kingdom of Norway
On PNL Records

Brian Krock – Liddle (modern jazz, jazz fusion)

New York
On Outside In Music

Oort Smog – Smeared Pulse Transfers [EP] (free jazz)

Los Angeles, California
On Sweat Band Records

Bandcamp page

Paal Nilssen-Love & Ken Vandermark – Screen Off (free jazz)

Oslo, Kingdom of Norway
On PNL Records

Sly and the Family Drone – Gentle Persuaders (experimental jazz, noise rock)

Colchester, UK
On Love Love Records

Spotlights – Love & Decay (post-doom, doomgaze)

New York
On Ipecac Recordings

Tuesday, 30 April

Phineas Brady – Commonfate [EP] (experimental electro)

Iowa City, Iowa

Friday, 10 May

Astrïd – A Porthole (I) (contemporary classical)

On Gizeh Records

Caroline Davis – Alula (experimental jazz)

Brooklyn, New York
On New Amsterdam Records

Friday, 17

Laurence Pike – Holy Spring (modern jazz, experimental electro)

Sydney, Australia
On The Leaf Label

Vale of Pnath – Accursed [EP] (technical death metal)

Denver, Colorado
On Willowtip

Scheduled for May

John Zorn – The Hierophant (modern jazz, chamber music)

New York, New York
On Tzadik

Label page

Scheduled for 2019

Erth – Petricor (progressive rock)

Costa Rica

Bandcamp page

Ex fauna – Blue Moon (experimental punk, noise rock)

Chicago, Illinois
On Auris Apothecary

Good Nightowl – Truthmaster (progressive metal)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Ihlo – Union (progressive metal)


On March 8 2019, this entry was posted.