Weekly Release Dump

Saturday, 16 March

An Isolated Mind – I’m Losing Myself (avant-garde death metal)

Eureka, California

Joey Molinaro – Tale of the Lovelorn Outlaw [EP] (experimental folk)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Sunday, 17

Francisco Slepoy – Sobre Ginastera y algunos planetas (experimental jazz, free jazz)

Buenos Aires, Argentina
On TVL Records

James McKain – Mint [EP] (free jazz)

New York, New York

Night Tempo – Showa Idol’s Groove (future funk)

Seoul, South Korea

Monday, 18

Bill Wurtz – “Might Quit” [Single] (progressive jazz, pop)

New York, New York

Tuesday, 19

Ikkatharis – Limbless (harsh noise)

On Potentially Kinetic Records

MRW – Tabula smaragdina [EP] (progressive metal)

Sosnowiec, Poland

Raiju – Non sequitur (progressive metal)

San Francisco, California

Umbra – Masses Above (post-metal)

Toulouse, France

Watcher – When Dreams Became Nightmares [EP] (mathcore, experimental jazz)


Wednesday, 20

Chronologist – Equinox I [EP] (progressive metal)

Austin, Texas

Dreams of the Drowned – I (black metal)

On Drowned Anthems Records

Horse Raddish – Haskalah (klezmer, world fusion)

Paris, France

Master Boot Record – Internet Protocol (chiptune metal)

Rome, Italy

Thursday, 21

E.A.R. – A æ u å æ ø i æ å, æ i å u å æ ø i æ å? [2-disc] (world fusion, progressive metal)

El Mas De Flors, Spain

Read our review.

HMMH – Fleur de chaos (contemporary classical)

Montréal, Québec
On Actuellecd

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

Montréal, Québec
On Actuellecd

Megason – Kupamanduka [EP] (progressive rock, math rock)

Tel Aviv, Israel

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

Montréal, Québec
On Actuellecd

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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

Fervent Mind – Tranquilize (progressive rock)

Oslo, Norway
On Karisma & Dark Essence Records

Gomorrah – Gomorrah [EP] (death metal)

Kelowna, British Columbia

The Great Discord – Afterbirth [EP] (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

Oli Steidle and the Killing Popes – Ego Pills (jazz fusion)

Lisboa, Portugal
On Shhpuma

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

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Upcoming Releases

Saturday, 23

Berserk – Formless (harsh noise)

Taipei, Taiwan
On WV Sorcerer Productions

Sunday, 24

Ola Englund – Master of the Universe (progressive metal)

On OE Produktioner

Tuesday, 26

The Mercury Tree – Spidermilk (avant-prog)

Portland, Oregon

Friday, 29

Alexander Adams, Bob Bucko Jr., and Alex Cunningham – Every Way but What Came to Mind (free jazz)

Atlanta, Georgia
On Already Dead Tapes

Devin Townsend – Empath (progressive metal)

On Insideout Records

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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

Hypnotic Nausea – The Death of All Religions (progressive stoner rock)

Athens, Greece
On Ikaros Records

Kouma – Aibohphobia [EP] (avant-prog)

On Dur et doux

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

Oslo, Norway

Patrick Shiroishi – 烏の涙 (Karasu no namida) [EP] (experimental, free jazz)

Chicago, Illinois
On American Damage

Paracelze – Ptérodactyle (experimental jazz, noise rock)

Lausanne, Switzerland

Plastik.Soldiers – Short Days (jazz fusion, electro-jazz)

Berlin, Germany
On Jazz-O-Tech

Quantum Trio – Red Fog (progressive jazz, jazz fusion)

Amsterdam, Netherlands
On Emme Records

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Red Handed Denial – Redeemer (progressive metalcore)

Toronto, Ontario

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

On Ektro

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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

Sutekh Hexen – Sutekh Hexen (experimental black metal, noise)

Oakland, California
On Sentient Ruin Laboratories

Vltimas – Something Wicked Marches In (death metal)

Almada, Portugal
On Season of Mist

Saturday, 30

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

Perth, Australia
On Tone List

Ratchet Orchestra – Coco Swirl (experimental jazz)

Montréal, Québec
On Actuellecd

Monday, 1 April

Triocracy – Pyramid Scheme (modern jazz)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
On Shifting Paradigm Records

Thursday, 4

Mord’a’stigmata – Dreams of Quiet Places (post-black metal)

Bochnia, Poland
On Pagan Records

Read our review.

Friday, 5

Dwarphs – Hiss (jazz fusion, noise rock)

Berlin, Germany

Ikarus – Mosaismic (modern jazz)

On Iapetus

Macie Stewart & Lia Kohl – Pocket Full of Bees (avant-garde jazz, free jazz)

Chicago, Illinois
On Astral Editions

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

Los Angeles, California
On Ropeadope

Orso – Paninoteca (post-metal)

Lausanne, Switzerland
On Czar of Crickets Productions

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

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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

Monday, 8

Eximperituserqethhzebibšiptugakkathšulweliarzaxułum – “Tahâdu” [Single] (brutal death metal)

Minsk, Belarus
On Amputated Vein Records

Low Vertigo – Low Vertigo (avant-garde jazz, progressive metal)

Poznań, Poland
On Multikulti Project

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)


Untu – Rats of Oran (avant-garde death metal, world fusion)

Los Angeles, California

Sunday, 14

Bruxa Maria & MoE (noise punk, noise)

On God Unknown Records

Losion – Imminent [EP] (progressive metal, electro-djent)

On Outallectuals

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)


Bather – Bather [EP] (blackened post-hardcore)

Columbus, Ohio
On Appalachian Noise Records

A Constant Knowledge of Death – Volume Ⅲ​A: Forth from the Quiet to the Air That Trembles (progressive post-metal)

Long Beach, California

Fractal Universe – Rhizomes of Insanity (progressive death metal)

Nancy, France
On Metal Blade Records

Hate Inclination – Grand Wormwood (technical death metal)

Fresno, California

Somerville Symphony Orkestar – Crazy Beats Big (ska, world fusion)

Boston, Massachusetts

Friday, 26

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

On Gizeh Records

Read our review.

Alfa Mist – Structuralism (jazz-hop)


Arashi – Jikan (avant-garde jazz)

Oslo, Kingdom of Norway
On PNL Records

Árstíðir lífsins – Saga á tveim tungum I: Vápn ok viðr (atmospheric black metal)

On Ván Records

Brian Krock – Liddle (modern jazz, jazz fusion)

New York
On Outside In Music

Collocutor – “The Angry One” [Single] (world fusion)

London, UK
On On the Corner

Oort Smog – Smeared Pulse Transfers [EP] (progressive rock, jazz fusion)

Los Angeles, California
On Sweat Band Records

Read our review.

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

Clouds Taste Satanic – Evil Eye (instrumental doom metal)

New York

Phineas Brady – Commonfate [EP] (experimental electro)

Iowa City, Iowa

Sales de baño – Geometría del vínculo (experimental jazz, progressive rock)

Lima, Peru
On Buh Records

Read our review.

Wednesday, 1 May

Arch Echo – You Won’t Believe What Happens Next! (progressive metal, nu prog)

Nashville, Tennessee

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

Scotland, UK

Friday, 3

The Physics House Band – Death Sequence (jazz fusion, progressive rock)

London, UK
On Unearthly Vision

Friday, 10

Astrïd – A Porthole (I) (contemporary classical)

On Gizeh Records

Bak – Painter (progressive metal)

Sydney, Australia

Caroline Davis – Alula (experimental jazz)

Brooklyn, New York
On New Amsterdam Records

Holly Herndon – Proto (avant-pop)

Berlin, Germany
On RVNG Intl.

Inanimate Existence – Clockwork (technical death metal)

On The Artisan Era

Kongo Dia Ntotila – 360° (world fusion, jazz fusion)

London, UK
On Pussyfoot Records

Warforged – I: Voice (progressive blackened death metal)

Chicago, Illinois
On The Artisan Era

Friday, 17

Full of Hell – Weeping Choir (deathgrind)

Ocean City, Maryland
On Relapse Records

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

Sydney, Australia
On The Leaf Label

Psychic Graveyard – Loud as Laughter (experimental rock, avant-prog)

St. Louis, Missouri
On Skin Graft Records

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

Denver, Colorado
On Willowtip

Wednesday, 22

Valerinne – Desire (post-metal)

București, Romania

Friday, 31

Pound – •• (mathcore, grindcore)

Seattle, Washington

Scheduled for May

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

New York, New York
On Tzadik

Label page

Friday, 14 June

Neal Morse – Jesus Christ: The Exorcist [2-disc] (progressive rock)

On Radiant Records

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 22 2019, this entry was posted.