Album Releases by Genre

Yeo-Neun

Yeo-Neun

by Okkyung Lee
May 8, 2020
The latest release for South Korean cello/experimental artist is her first on the Shelter Press label.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Oneiric Formulary

Oneiric Formulary

by Sir Richard Bishop
April 17, 2020
The first full-length solo release for the Sun City Girls guitarist in five years.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Rock Bottom Rhapsody

Rock Bottom Rhapsody

by Pokey LaFarge
April 10, 2020
The latest full-length solo release for the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter is his first on the New West label.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
100% Yes

100% Yes

by Melt Yourself Down
April 3, 2020
The third full-length studio release for the British group was produced by Youth and Ben Hillier.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.9
Three

Three

by The Necks
March 27, 2020
The 21st release for the Australian instrumental trio of Chris Abrahams, Tony Buck, and Lloyd Swanton features three 20+-minute long tracks.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Rejoice

Rejoice

by Tony Allen
March 20, 2020
The posthumous release of the collaboration between Tony Allen and Hugh Masekela was recorded by Nick Gold in 2010.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Who Sent You?

Who Sent You?

by Irreversible Entanglements
March 20, 2020
The second full-length release for the free jazz ensemble includes Camae Ayewa (aka Moor Mother), Keir Neuringer, Aquiles Navarro, Luke Stewart, and Tcheser Holmes was recorded in Philadelphia.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
tbd
We Are Sent Here by History

We Are Sent Here by History

by Shabaka & the Ancestors
March 13, 2020
The second full-length release for the Sons of Kemet saxophonist's project features poems written and sung by Siyabonga Mthembu.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.8
Satin Doll

Satin Doll

by Sam Gendel
March 13, 2020
The latest release for the jazz saxophonist is his first on the Nonesuch Records label features contributions from Gabe Noel and Philippe Melanson.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
tbd
Circles Around the Sun

Circles Around the Sun

by Circles Around the Sun
March 13, 2020
The third full-length release for the instrumental band is the last with Neal Casel who died in August 2019.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Rose Golden Doorways

Rose Golden Doorways

by Pulled by Magnets
March 6, 2020
The debut full-length release for the band that includes Seb Rochford, Neil Charles and Pete Wareham was recorded live in a London church.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
8: Kindred Spirits Live at the Lobero

8: Kindred Spirits Live at the Lobero

by Charles Lloyd
February 28, 2020
The recording of the jazz saxophonist's 80th birthday concert at Santa Barbara's Lobero Theatre that included Julian Lage, Gerald Clayton, Reuben Rogers, and Eric Harland.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Wild Wild East

Wild Wild East

by Sunny Jain
February 21, 2020
The fourth full-length solo release for the Brooklyn-based drummer features influences from Bollywood, spaghetti Westerns, Indian folk, jazz, psychedelic and surf guitar music.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
tbd
From This Place

From This Place

by Pat Metheny
February 21, 2020
The first full-length release of new material in five years for the jazz guitarist with features contributions from his band (Antonio Sanchez, Linda May Han Oh, and Gwilym Simcock), Grégoire Maret, Meshell Ndegeocello, and the Hollywood Studio Symphony conducted by Joel McNeely.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Dark Matter

Dark Matter

by Moses Boyd
February 14, 2020
The debut full-length release for the British jazz artist features guest appearances from Poppy Ajudha, Joe Armon-Jones, Obongjayar, and Nonku Phiri.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
8.4
Infinity of Now

Infinity of Now

by The Heliocentrics
February 14, 2020
The first release on the Madlib Invazion label for the London-based jazz fusion band.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
We're New Again: A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven

We're New Again: A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven

by Gil Scott-Heron
February 7, 2020
The final release of Gil Scott-Heron is reimagined by Makaya McCraven with contributions from Jeff Parker, Junius Paul, Brandee Younger, as well as samples from Agnes Zimondi and the Stephen McCraven Quartet.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.7
ACCA

ACCA

by Ala.Ni
January 31, 2020
The second full-length release for the Paris-based British singer features guest appearances from Iggy Pop and Lakeith Stanfield.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
Massive Oscillations

Massive Oscillations

by Waclaw Zimpel
January 31, 2020
The second full-length solo release for the Polish composer features guest appearances from Holly Hock and Wojciech Traczyk.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
Suite for Max Brown

Suite for Max Brown

by Jeff Parker
January 24, 2020
The latest full-length solo release for the Tortoise guitarist features a guest appearance from Ruby Parker.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
The Hot Rats Sessions [Box Set]

The Hot Rats Sessions [Box Set]

by Frank Zappa
December 20, 2019
The six-disc box set of the rock artists' 1969 album features four discs of session recordings, a disc of rare remixes and a disc of outtakes.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
tbd
The Afterlife

The Afterlife

by The Comet Is Coming
December 6, 2019
The second full-length release in 2019 for the British jazz trio was recorded at the same sessions as Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery and features a guest appearance from poet Joshua Idehen.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
6.3
ISM

ISM

by Junius Paul
December 6, 2019
The debut full-length solo release for the Chicago jazz bassist features contributions from Jim Baker, Vincent Davis, Justin Dillard, Marquis Hill, Makaya McCraven (who also produced the album), Shanta Nurullah, Irvin Pierce, Tomeka Reid, Isaiah Spencer, and Corey Wilkes.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
If You're Going to the City: A Tribute to Mose Allison for Sweet Relief

If You're Going to the City: A Tribute to Mose Allison for Sweet Relief

by Various Artists
November 29, 2019
The tribute to the late jazz/blues artist features 15 covers that include his daughter Amy, Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin, Anything Mose!, Jackson Browne, Peter Case, Elvis Costello, Robbie Fulks, Ben Harper, Chrissie Hynde, Iggy Pop, Charlie Musselwhite, Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal, Richard Thompson, The Tippo All Stars, and Loudon Wainwright III.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
tbd
DJ-Kicks

DJ-Kicks

by Kamaal Williams
November 15, 2019
The latest installment of the DJ-Kick mix series features tracks curated by the British electronic producer who has released music under the names Yussef Kamaal (with Yussef Dayes), Kamaal Williams and Henry Wu.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Trophy

Trophy

by Kate Davis
November 8, 2019
The third full-length solo album from the indie singer-songwriter was produced by Tim Bright.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
I Shouldn't Be Telling You This

I Shouldn't Be Telling You This

by Jeff Goldblum & the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra
November 1, 2019
The second full-length release for the actor/jazz artist with his band the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra features guest appearances from Fiona Apple, Anna Calvi, Miley Cyrus, Inara George, and Sharon Van Etten.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
STIR

STIR

by Bill MacKay
October 11, 2019
The debut full-length release for the collaboration between Bill MacKay and Katinka Kleijn was inspired partly by the Herman Hesse novel Steppenwolf.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Memory Streams

Memory Streams

by Portico Quartet
October 4, 2019
This is the fifth full-length studio release for the British jazz band.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
Harmony

Harmony

by Bill Frisell
October 4, 2019
The first release on the Blue Note label for the guitarist features contributions from Luke Bergman, Hank Roberts, and Petra Haden.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd