Weekly Release Dump

Tuesday, 28 June

Arias – Estrellas de madera (math rock, post-hardcore)

Santiago, Chile
On Anomalía ediciones

The Aristocrats – You Know What…? (progressive rock, jazz fusion)

On Boing!

Carey – The Driver (jazz fusion)

Atlanta, Georgia
On Alredy Dead Tapes

Christina Dahl Quartet – Quintesse (avant-garde jazz)

On Storyville

Commander Spoon – Facing [EP] (jazz fusion, nu jazz)

Brussels, Belgium

A Constant Knowledge of Death – Volume Ⅲ​b: Cognitive Predation (progressive metal)

Long Beach, California

Exoterm – Exits into a Corridor (modern jazz)

Oslo, Norway
On Hubro

The Jamie Saft Quartet – Hidden Corners (jazz fusion)

Kingston, New York
On Rare Noise

John Zorn – Nove cantici per Francesco D’Assisi (chamber music)

New York, New York
On Tzadik

Label page

灰野敬二 (Keiji Haino) & Sumac – ほんの少しだけでいいから「償い」をチャージし繋げてくれ少しは良くしようを接続して (Hon’nosukoshidakede īkara `tsugunai’ o chāji shi tsunagete kure sukoshi wa yoku shiyou o setsuzoku shite) / Even for Just the Briefest Moment, Keep Charging This “Expiation”, Plug In to Making It Slightly Better (experimental post-metal, noise)

Japan / USA
On Trost

LFant – LFant (avant-garde progressive rock)

Lyon, France
On Dur et doux

Magma – Zëss : Le jour du néant (psychedelic rock, zeuhl)

On Seventh

Makeunder – Pale Cicada (experimental rock, funk, R&B)

Oakland, California
On Good Eye

Read our review.

Needle Play – Cruel Spring (mathcore)

Boston, Massachusetts

Olaf Rupp, Kasper Tom, and Rudi Mahall – Olaf Rupp, Kasper Tom, and Rudi Mahall (free jazz)

Copenhagen, Denmark
On Barefoot

Peasant – Unrest Eternal [EP] (hardcore, metalcore)

Cape Town, South Africa
On Roastin’

Poppy – Choke [EP] (alternative pop)

United States
On Mad Decent

Red Kite – Red Kite (jazz fusion)

London, UK
On Rare Noise

Rex Means King – Semantics [EP] (math rock)

Oakland, California

Sean Ali, Leila Bordreuil, and Joanna Mattrey – I Used to Sing So Lyrical (free improv, chamber music)

Brooklyn, New York
On Astral Spirits

Those Darn Gnomes – Calling Whitetails to a Tuned Bow (avant-garde death metal)

San Diego, California
On Nefarious Industries

Read our review.

Yellow Eyes – Rare Field Ceiling (experimental black metal)

New York, New York
On Gilead Media

Saturday, 29

Nick Mazzarella Trio – Counterbalance (modern jazz, free jazz)

Chicago, Illinois
On Astral Spirits

Read our review.

Volk You – L’odeur des foins que l’on fauche (jazz fusion, electro-jazz)

Roanne, France

Monday, 1 July

Bobbing – Thank You for Singing to Me [EP] (experimental math rock)

Oakland, California

Discordian String Ensemble – Incerto for Doublebass and Strings (contemporary classical)

Barcelona, Spain
On Discordian

Jute Gyte – Birefringent (avant-garde black metal, experimental electro)


Кафкаэск (Kafkaèsk) – Сэконд (Sèkond) [EP] (post-hardcore, noise rock)

Moscow, Russia

Mojo Waves – Anomalies of Normality [EP] (post-hardcore)

Helsinki, Finland

Prognathe – Homo protognathus [EP] (death metal)

Toulouse, France

Le String’Blö – March for Nature (avant-garde jazz)

On Veto

Volpi – Volpi (math rock)

Los Angeles, California
On Achtober Collective

Tuesday, 2

Alpha Brazil – Mind-Mecca [EP] (ambient electro, OST)


Anemochore – Suites and Seeds (contemporary classical, free improv)


John Silkie – The Egoist (progressive metal)


Joliette – Luz devora (hardcore, mathcore)

On Penelope

Wednesday, 3

Dead Way Enlightenment – Wrong Becomes Right for My Tired Eyes [2-disc] (post-metal)

Kiev, Ukraine
On Nothing to Eat

Thursday, 4

Duck Baker Quartet – Coffee for Three (free jazz, free improv)

London, UK
On Copepod

Liquid Quintet – Bouquet (free improv)

Barcelona, Spain
On Sirulita

Spichard Rencer – Drowning in Shit [EP] (grindcore, powerviolence)

Tampa, Florida

This Saxophone Kills Fascists with Greg Saunier – Big Ears on the Lookout (free jazz)

Olympia, Washington

Friday, 5

Andrea Belfi – Strata [EP] (experimental electro, jazz fusion)

Berlin, Germany
On Float

Arkhaaik – *dʰg̑ʰm̥tós (experimental black metal)

On Iron Bonehead

Atrium – Synthesis (progressive metal)

Provo, Utah

Detlef – “Where’s the Luau? Dang!” [Single] (math rock)

Atlanta, Georgia

Joona Samuel – The Act of Disintegration [EP] (jazz fusion)

Helsinki, Finland
On Art as Catharsis

Musicians from Soundscape – After the End (contemporary classical)

On New Focus

Pattern-Seeking Animals – Pattern-Seeking Animals (progressive rock)

On Inside Out

Official website

Tongue – What Do We Know of Horror (black metal)

Bielefeld, Germany
On The Crawling Chaos

Bandcamp page

Upcoming Releases

Monday, 8

Down I Go – All down the Church in Midst of Fire the Hellish Monster Flew, and Passing onward to the Quire, He Many People Slew [EP] (post-hardcore)

London, UK

Bandcamp page

Wednesday, 10

Danny Widdicombe & Trichotomy – Between the Lines (bluegrass, jazz fusion)

Brisbane, Australia
On Futurfonic


Thursday, 11

Cartoon Theory – Yōkai Orchestra (progressive metal, djent)

Limoges, France

Friday, 12

Auras – Binary Garden (progressive metalcore)

On eOne Heavy

Bartłomiej Krysiuk’s Батюшка (Batjuška) / Batushka – Господи (Hospodi) (atmospheric black metal, blackened death metal)

On Metal Blade

Black to Comm – Before After (experimental electro)

Hamburg, Germany
On Thrill Jockey

Elder – The Gold & Silver Sessions (progressive stoner metal)

On Blues Funeral

For Now – The Turning (jazz fusion, modern jazz)

Denton, Texas

光淵 (Guāng yuān) / Pool of Light – 壤 (Rǎng) / Soil (ambient, post-rock)

On WV Sorcerer

Ingrid Laubrock, Sylvie Courvoisier, Mark Feldman, and Tom Rainey – Tism (avant-garde jazz)

New York
On Rogue Art

Label page

Jack Quartet – Filigree: Music of Hannah Lash (contemporary classical)

New York, New York
On New Focus

Wait – We Are in Transit [EP] (progressive death metal)

On The Artisan Era

Saturday, 13

Animus Complex – The Phaneron (progressive metalcore)

Phoenix, Arizona

Tuesday, 16

Silent Gallery – Neon Winter (math rock, post-hardcore)

On Mr. Snow!

Friday, 19

Alarmist – Sequesterer (math rock, jazz fusion)

Brighton, UK
On Small Pond / Art as Catharsis

Read our review.

Falls of Rauros – Patterns in Mythology (atmospheric black metal)

Oshkosh, Wisconsin
On Gilead Media

Lingua ignota – Caligula (experimental hardcore)

United States
On Profound Lore

Michael Gordon & Deborah Artman – Acquanetta (contemporary classical, opera)

New York, New York
On Cantaloupe Music

Tomb Mold – Planetary Clairvoyance (death metal)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
On 20 Buck Spin

Wormed – Metaportal [EP] (brutal death metal)

On Season of Mist

Tuesday, 23

Wastewalker – Lowborn (progressive metalcore)

Sacramento, California

Friday, 26

Christopher Cerrone – The Pieces that Fall to Earth (contemporary classical)

Brooklyn, New York
On New Amsterdam

De Lorians – De Lorians (progressive rock, avant-prog)

Tokyo, Japan
On Beyond Beyond Is Beyond

Oh Hiroshima – Oscillation (post-rock)

On Napalm

Richard Henshall – The Cocoon (progressive metal)

On Inside Out

Facebook page

Several Wives – Göldi Fell (contemporary classical, dark ambient)

On Gizeh

Monday, 29

Fret! – A Vanity Spawned by Fear (post-hardcore, math punk)

Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
On Cruel Nature

Tuesday, 30

The Tea Club – If / When (progressive rock)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Scheduled for July

Sevish – Horixens (drum and bass, experimental electro)

On Split Notes

Bandcamp page

Thursday, 1 August

Zeitgeber – Transforming the Random Crushing Forces of the Universe into Manageable Patterns (world fusion)

Sydney, Australia
On Art as Catharsis

Friday, 2

Fawn Limbs – Harm Remissions (mathcore, grindcore)

On Wolves and Vibrancy

Humanity’s Last Breath – Abyssal (deathcore)

Helsingborg, Sweden
On Unique Leader

Street Sects – “Gentrification Ⅲ: Death and Displacement” [Single] (experimental hardcore)

Austin, Texas
On The Flenser

Saturday, 3

Lukas Mantel Sextet – Vardah (Pre​-​Release #2/​4) [EP] (jazz fusion, modern jazz)

Zürich, Switzerland
On Double Moon

Bandcamp page

Wednesday, 7

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

Somerville, Massachusetts

Rïga – Chaos et félicité (experimental electro, post-rock)

On Not Music

Bandcamp page

Friday, 9

The Contortionist – Our Bones [EP] (alternative metal)

Indianapolis, Indiana
On eOne Heavy

Unprocessed – Artificial Void (progressive metalcore, djent)

Wiesbaden, Germany
On Long Branch

A World Wondered Full – ประเทศของคุณอยู่ในงานศพมานานแล้ว (Pratheṣ̄ k̄hxng khuṇ xyū̀ nı ngān ṣ̄ph mā nān læ̂w) (experimental post-rock, world fusion)

Mueang Chiang Rai, Thailand

Saturday, 10

Bonniesongs – Energetic Mind (indie folk)

Brighton, UK
On Small Pond

Read our review.

Wednesday, 14

Omahara – Upsilamba (atmospheric doom metal)

Hobart, Australia
On Art as Catharsis

Friday, 16

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard – Infest the Rats’ Nest (psychedelic rock)

Melbourne, Australia
On Flightless

Pijn & Conjurer – Curse These Metal Hands (post-rock, post-metal)

Manchester, UK
On Holy Roar

Uniform & The Body – Everything that Dies Someday Comes Back (noise metal)

United States
On Sacred Bones

Friday, 23

Alexander Noice – Noice (experimental pop, math rock, jazz fusion)

Los Angeles, California
On Orenda

Read our review.

Hide – Hell Is Here (darkwave, industrial)

Chicago, Illinois
On Dais

Meth. – Mother of Red Light (grindcore, powerviolence)

Chicago, Illinois
On Prosthetic

MoE – La bufa (noise rock)

Oslo, Norway

Friday, 30

Dal Sasso Big Band – The Palmer Suite (jazz fusion, big band)

Paris, France
On Jazz & People

Fire-Toolz – Field Whispers (into the Crystal Palace) (experimental electro)

United States
On Orange Milk

Kevin Hays & Lionel Loueke – Hope (modern jazz)

New York, New York
On Edition

Kid Millions & Sarah Bernstein – Broken Fall (noise, avant-garde metal)

Brooklyn, New York
On 577

Read our review.

Lingua nada – Djinn (noise rock)

Leipzig, Germany

Magic Pie – Fragments of the 5th Element (progressive rock)

Moss, Norway
On Karisma & Dark Essence

Nathalie Joachim – Fanm d’Ayiti (folk, jazz)

Brooklyn, New York
On New Amsterdam

Shards – Find Sound (synthwave, choir)

London, UK
On Erased Tapes

Širom – A Universe that Roasts Blossoms for a Horse (experimental folk)

On Glitterbeat

Tenesha the Wordsmith – Peacocks and Other Savage Beasts (jazz fusion, poetry slam)

Oakland, California
On On the Corner

Tool – To Be Announced (progressive metal)

Los Angeles, California
On Volcano

Official website

Zwitschermaschine – System for Us (free improv)

On Why Play Jazz

Label page

Scheduled for August

John Zorn – Encomia (contemporary classical)

New York, New York
On Tzadik

Label page

Friday, 6 September

Foscor – Els sepulcres blancs (post-black metal)

Barcelona, Spain
On Season of Mist

Golden Dawn Arkestra – Darkness Falls on the Edge of Time (spiritual jazz, psychedelic rock)

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Kayo Dot – Blasphemy (avant-garde doom metal)

Brooklyn, New York
On Prophecy

Sunday, 8

01101111011101100110111001101001 (OVNI) – SDSS J0333​+​0651 (brutal death metal)

On Amputated Vein

Tuesday, 10

Oiseaux-tempête – From Somewhere Invisible (experimental post-rock)

Paris, France

Friday, 13

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

On Gizeh

Dead Neanderthals & Scott Hedrick – Ghosts (experimental jazz, noise rock)

The Netherlands
On Utech

Bandcamp page

Mike Patton & Jean-Claude Vannier – Corpse Flower (experimental rock)

United States
On Ipecac

Mithridatic – Tetanos Mystique (blackened death metal)

On Xenokorp

Bandcamp page

Friday, 20

No One Knows What the Dead Think – No One Knows What the Dead Think (deathgrind)

New Jersey
On Willowtip

Friday, 27 September

Astrosaur – Obscuroscope (progressive rock, stoner rock)

Oslo, Norway
On Pelagic

Tuesday, 1 October

We Lost the Sea – Triumph & Disaster (post-rock)

Sydney, Australia
On Translation Loss

Friday, 11

Sarah Pagé – Dose Curves (contemporary classical)

Montréal, Québec
On Backward Music

Thursday, 17

Lukas Mantel Sextet – Vardah (Pre​-​Release #2/​4) [EP] (jazz fusion, modern jazz)

Zürich, Switzerland
On Double Moon

Bandcamp page

Saturday, 26 October

Lukas Mantel Sextet – Vardah (Pre​-​Release #3/​4) [EP] (jazz fusion, modern jazz)

Zürich, Switzerland
On Double Moon

Bandcamp page

Tuesday, 3 December

Lukas Mantel Sextet – Vardah (jazz fusion, modern jazz)

Zürich, Switzerland
On Double Moon

Bandcamp page

Scheduled for 2019

ᚪᚱᛊᛏᛁᛞᛁᚱ᛬ᛚᛁᚠᛊᛁᚾᛊ (Árstíðir lífsins) – Saga á tveim tungum Ⅱ : Eigi fjǫll né firðir (atmospheric black metal)


Bandcamp page

Car Bomb – To Be Announced (mathcore, progressive metalcore)

Brooklyn, New York

Good Nightowl – Truthmaster (progressive metal)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

ザック・ジンガー (Zac Zinger) – Fulfillment (jazz fusion, Japanese folk)

New York, New York

On July 5 2019, this entry was posted.