Noisy

Moonshake – Big Good Angel

Style: No Wave, Post-Rock, Noise Rock, Avant-Dub

Vibes: Gritty, Angsty, Urban, Messy, Aggressive, Ominous , Chaotic, Anxious, Dark, Groovy, Surreal, Eccentric

Musical Qualities: Noisy, Sampling, Dissonant, Loops, Rhythmic, Dense, Driving, Dub, Heavy

Agriculture – Agriculture

featuring Pauline Lay, Patrick Shiroishi, Nick Levine

Style: Ecstatic Black Metal, Blackgaze

Vibe: Triumphant, Cathartic, Passionate, Uplifting, Intense, Spiritual, Oceanic, Epic, Ecstatic, Nature, Raw, Uplifting

All Hands_Make Light – Darling the Dawn

“Secular hymns for anarchists”

Style: Drone-Pop, Shoegaze, Analogue Electronic, Post-Rock, Chamber-Punk

Vibes: Uplifting, Compassionate, Apocalyptic, Triumphant, Optimistic, Bright, Hypnotic, Bittersweet, Communal, Ethereal, Rebellious

Flying Saucer Attack – Distance

Style: Shoegaze, Space Folk, Drone, Lo-Fi Songwriter, Post-Rock

Vibe: Washy, Dreamy, Hypnotic, Melancholy, Autumnal, Nocturnal, Pastoral, Desolate

Musical Qualities: Atmospheric, Home Recording, Droney, Noisy, Repetitive, Dense

Patrick Shiroishi – Descension

Style: Free Jazz, EAI, Noise

Vibe: Cathartic, Visceral, Meditative, Powerful, Intense, Mournful, History, Personal, Political

Musical Qualities: Solo, Noisy, Loops, Distorted, Electro-Acoustic, Improvisation

Instrumentation: Tenor Saxophone, Effects, Voice

Exhaust – Enregistreur

Style: Post-Rock, Avant-Dub, Experimental

Vibe: Mechanical Decay, Deconstructed, Urban, Cold, Dystopian, Desolate, Winter, Melancholy

Musical Qualities: Atmospheric, Dub, Rhythmic, Instrumental, Sampling, Slow, Noisy, Repetitive, Analogue

Instrumentation: Drums, Tapes, Bass Clarinet, Electric Bass, Electric Guitar

Grails – Doomsdayer’s Holiday

“Doomsdayer’s Holiday finds their already-broad palette continually expanding with 70s European film noir and cosmic free jazz explorations complimenting the Middle Eastern psychedelic folk-metal the group is already known for”

The Flaming Lips – 7 Skies H3

Abridged version of a 24-hour recording from 2011

Style: Post-Rock, Neo-Psychedelia, Experimental Rock, Progressive Electronic

Vibe: Cold, Apocalyptic, Desolate, Ominous, Mournful, Sombre, Mysterious, Existential, Rainy, Spacey, Melancholy, Nihilistic, Haunting, Hypnotic, Lonely, Dreamy, Cerebral, Meandering, Greyscale, Dystopian

Duster – Duster

Style: Slowcore, Slacker Rock, Shoegaze

Moods: Introspective, Lethargic, Existential, Hypnotic, Melancholy, Nocturnal, Rainy, Spacey

Musical Qualities: Slow, Noisy, Studio-as-an-Instrument, Riffs, Repetitive

Black Forest / Black Sea – Portmanteau

Style: Free Folk, Electroacoustic Drone, Ritual Psych

Moods: Witchy, Meditative, Visceral, Nocturnal, Ritualistic, Occult

Musical Qualities: Dhrupad, Noisy, Acoustic, Improvisation, Dissonant

Instrumentation: Cello, Guitar, Violin, Tamboura, Electronics, Strumstick, Maestro Rhythm King, Vocals, Omnichord

Derek Monypeny – Cibola

Style: “Desert Continuum”, Psychedelic Drone, Free Improvisation, Avant-Folk

Moods: Desert, Ritualistic, Spiritual, Meditative, Hallucinogenic, Nocturnal

Musical Qualities: Droney, Electro-acoustic, Solo Improvisation, Noisy, Instrumental

Instrumentation: Shahi Baaja, Electric Guitar, Autoharp

Yo La Tengo – I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One

Style: Noise Pop, Shoegaze, Dream Pop

Moods: Autumnal, Warm, Twee, Heartfelt, Tender, Eclectic, Hypnotic, Romantic, Soothing, Lethargic, Melancholy

Musical Qualities: Melodic, Noisy, Catchy, Soft, Washy, Lush, Motorik

Pelt – Ayahuasca

Style: Free Folk, Appalachian Dhrupad, Psychedelic Drone, American Primitive

Moods: Ritualistic, Meditative, Spiritual, Rural, Hallucinogenic, Eerie, Mysterious, Rootsy, Woods

Musical Qualities: Droney, Acoustic, Noisy, Dissonant, Improvisation

Instrumentation: Banjo, Hurdy Gurdy, Acoustic Guitar, Esraj, Tanpura, Bowls, Fiddle, Concertina, Chord Organ, Cymbals

The No-Neck Blues Band – First Kingdom of the Ghost

Style: Ritual Psych, Free Rock

Moods: Primordial, Haunting, Ritualistic, Murky, Communal, Abstract, Mysterious, Tribal, Raw, Cathartic, Visceral

Musical Qualities: Collective Improvisation, Lo-Fi, Noisy, Percussive, Droney, Jams

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma – On the Echoing Green

Style: Drone Pop, Shoegaze, Noise Pop, Dream Pop, Tape Music

Moods: Ethereal, Hypnotic, Warm, Sedated, Blissful, Deconstructed, Tender, Summer, Romantic, Peaceful, Passionate, Dreamy, Meditative, Surreal

Musical Qualities: Loops, Washy, Lush, Melodic, Noisy, Sampling, Dense, Studio-as-an-Instrument

Comets on Fire – Avatar

Styles: Heavy Psych, Noise Rock, Prog

Moods: Epic, Bombastic, Earthy, Retro, Stoned, Energetic, Psychedelic, Fantasy

Musical Qualities: Fuzzy, Shred, Noisy, Uncommon Time Signatures, Riffs, Bluesy

Tera Melos – Patagonian Rats

Styles: Math Rock, Surf Punk, Psych, Prog, Noise Pop

Moods: Sunny, Playful, Energetic, Surreal, Intricate, Bombastic, Eclectic, Spontaneous, Chaotic, Joyful

Musical Qualities: Catchy, Uncommon Time Signatures, Progressive, Riffs, Noisy, Dynamic, Complex

Yo La tengo – Extra Painful

Style: Noise Pop, Dream Pop, Shoegaze

Moods: Bittersweet, Tender, Melancholy, Romantic, Nocturnal, Reflective, Sentimental, Warm, Driving, Hypnotic

Musical Qualities: Dynamic, Catchy, Atmospheric, Noisy, Soft, Fuzzy

Boris – Smile

Styles: Stoner Metal, Heavy Psych, Drone Metal

Moods: Passionate, Heavy, Melancholy, Cathartic, Manic, Energetic, Stoned, Raw

Musical Qualities: Fuzzy, Riffs, Noisy, Dense, Dynamic, Droney

Ahleuchatistas – Arrebato

Style: Avant-Prog, Math Rock

Moods: Visceral, Angular, Hypnotic, Heavy, Deconstructed, Cold, Bombastic

Musical Qualities: Dissonant, Loops, Uncommon Time Signatures, Riffs, Percussive, Instrumental, Dynamic, Improvisation, Noisy, Repetitive, Rhythmic

ONO – Red Summer

Styles: Industrial-Gospel, Dub Poetry, No Wave, Experimental

Moods: Visceral, Dystopian, Disturbing, Haunting, Surreal, Aggressive, Mechanical, Heavy, Deconstructed, Vulgar, Cerebral, Conscious, Dark, Ominous, Shadow

Themes: Racism, History, Philosophy, Sex

Musical Qualities: Noisy, Spoken Word, Dub, Sampling, Rhythmic, Studio-as-an-Instrument, Dissonant

Anguish – Anguish

Anguish is a collaboration between German improvisers Mats Gustafsson & Andres Werliin of the Fire! Orchestra, Hans Joachim Irmler of FaUst, and Will Brooks & Mike Mare of industrial hip-hop legends Dälek.

Style: Industrial Hip-Hop, Dark Jazz, Post-Industrial, Experimental

Moods: Dystopian, Aggressive, Urban, Poetic, Political, Revolutionary, Cerebral, Existential, Sombre, Dark, Depressive, Cold, Mechanical, Heavy, Apocalyptic, Moody, Brooding, Conscious, Abstract, Cryptic, Industrial, Nocturnal, Ominous, Raw, Philosophical

Musical Qualities: Beats, Dissonant, Noisy, Improvisation, Rhythmic, Studio-as-an-Instrument

Instrumentation: Rapping, Sampler, Tenor Saxophone, Synthesizers, Electric Guitar, Drums, Percussion, Electronics, Effect Processing, Vocal Processing

Don Caballero – For Respect

Style: Math Rock, Noise Rock, Post-Hardcore

Moods: Aggressive, Driving, Menacing, Angsty, Muscular, Heavy, Angular, Moody, Ominous, Powerful, Focused

Musical Qualities: Riffs, Instrumental, Uncommon Time Signatures, Dissonant, Noisy, Rhythmic, Repetitive

Aa – ZebrAa

Style: Neo-Psychedelia, Noise Pop, Experimental Rock

Moods: Chaotic, Anthemic, Mechanical, Hypnotic, Surreal, Psychedelic

Musical Qualities: Noisy, Melodic, Percussive, Polyrhythmic, Dense, Repetitive

Exhaust – Exhaust

Style: Post-Rock, Avant-Dub, Experimental

Moods: Deconstructed, Urban, Motorik, Mechanical, Dystopian, Political, Moody, Raw

Musical Qualities: Loops, Noisy, Sampling, Repetitive, Atmospheric, Dub, Instrumental, Dynamic

Instrumentation: Drums, Electric Bass, Bass Clarinet, Sampler, Field Recordings, Tapes

Bardo Pond – Bufo Alvarius

Style: Free Rock, Space Rock, Stoner Rock

Moods: Primordial, Nocturnal, Ritualistic, Cathartic, Hallucinogenic, Exploratory, Raw, Surreal

Musical Qualities: Fuzzy, Collective Improvisation, Slow, Repetitive, Noisy, Riffs, Washy, Bluesy, Dense

Spires that in the Sunset Rise

Style: Free Folk, Ritual-Psych

Moods: Eerie, Forest, Nocturnal, Ritualistic, Witchy, Disturbing, Haunting, Communal, Pagan, Cryptic, Anxious, Surreal, Dark, Chaotic, Mysterious

Musical Qualities: Dissonant, Acoustic, Improvisation, Lo-Fi

Instrumentation: Cello, Violin, Acoustic Guitar, Autoharp, Melodica, Harmonium, Little Harp, Percussion, Mbira, Piano

Flying Saucer Attack – Mirror

Styles: Loner Folk, Shoegaze, Noise, Drum & Bass, Space Rock

Moods: Intimate, Nocturnal, Melancholy, Winter, Tender, Loner, Spacey, Eclectic, Lonely, Claustrophobic

Musical Qualities: Home Recording, Noisy, Droney, Lo-Fi, Atmospheric

Rangda – False Flag

Style: Psych, Free-Rock, Noise Rock

Vibe: Bombastic, Energetic, Desert, Thorny, Chaotic, Psychedelic, Serpentine, Western

Musical Qualities: Shred, Fuzzy, Improvisation, Instrumental, Noisy

Helena Espvall & Masaki Batoh – Overloaded Ark

Style: Progressive Folk, Acid Folk, Psychedelic Chamber Music

Moods: Mysterious, Exploratory, Medieval, Mystical, Ancient, Brooding, Forest, Haunting, Serpentine, Ritualistic, Cinematic

Musical Qualities: Complex, Dense, Acoustic, Progressive, Percussive, Noisy, Improvisation

Instrumentation: Cello, Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Organ, Sho, Banjo, Renaissance Harp, Rauschpfeife, Crumhorn, Cornamuse, Hurdy Gurdy, Electronics, Darbuka, Riq, Frame Drum, Percussion, Recorder, Piano, Vocal Harmonies

Sunburned Hand of the Man – Weekend at Burnie’s 2

Style: Experimental, Psychedelic Hardcore, Comedy, Death Metal

Vibe: Primal, Vulgar, Eccentric, Raw, Messy, Disturbing, Cathartic, Creepy, Surreal

Musical Qualities: Lo-fi, Eclectic, Spoken Word, Noisy, Improvisation, Yelling

Pelt – Brown Cyclopaedia

Style: Free Rock, Ritual-Psych, Noise Rock, Experimental, Drone Rock

Mood: Raw, Ritualistic, Primordial, Suspenseful, Cathartic, Eerie, Hypnotic, Meandering, Meditative, Murky

Musical Qualities: Collective Improvisation, Dynamic, Noisy, Dissonant, Droney, Fuzzy, Lo-fi, Heavy, Repetitive, Spoken Word, Feedback

Brand New – Daisy

Style: Post-Hardcore, Art Rock, Noise Rock, Emo

Moods: Angsty, Self-Loathing, Misanthropic, Nihilistic, Depressive, Dark, Menacing, Aggressive, Existential, Shadow, Raw, Sombre, Alienation

Musical Qualities: Noisy, Lyrical, Dynamic, Riffs, Dense, Heavy

Charalambides – Strangle the Wretched Heavens

Style: Ritual Psych, Drone, Free Folk

Moods: Ritualistic, Nocturnal, Hypnotic, Witchy, Cathartic, Mysterious, Abstract, Haunting

Musical Qualities: Improvisation, Noisy, Droney, Fuzzy, Dissonant, Raw

Jackie-O Motherfucker – Bloom

“I am not me” the chorus sings repeatedly, a spell to dissolve the ego and deconstruct the myth of American individualism, leaving fertile ground for a collective vision of abundance to bloom. The open-door band of multi-instrumentalists shakily weave through a suite of haunting drone seances, raggedly tender folk sing-a-longs, liberated group improvisations and triumphant post-rock discord. Once again Jackie-O Motherfucker continues their forward march to a beautiful anarchic world without losing touch with its roots in the weird American underground.

Bardo Pond | Yo La Tengo – Parallelograms

Style: Free Psych, Shoegaze, Space Rock, Noise Rock, Jam Band

Moods: Mysterious, Desert, Nocturnal, Cathartic, Cryptic, Primordial, Murky, Ethereal, Lethargic, Meandering, Melancholy, Hypnotic

Musical Qualities: Washy, Collective Improvisation, Fuzzy, Repetitive, Jams, Slow, Droney, Noisy, Climactic, Riffs

Scalpy Gonzales – Razzle Dazzlism

Style: Noise Folk, Free Pop, Experimental

Moods: Eccentric, Playful, Expressive, Primal, Somatic, Jittery, Ecstatic, Joyful, Erotic, Spontaneous, Raw

Musical Qualities: Dissonant, Catchy, Electro-acoustic, Fuzzy, Noisy, Home Recording, Loose

Instrumentation: Banjo, Drums, Vocals, Electric Guitar, Slide Guitar

Feu Thérèse

LP, Constellation Records, 2006 Style: Experimental Rock, Noise Rock, Post-Rock Moods: Motorik, Visceral, Sureal, Playful, Energetic, Driving, Angular Musical Qualities: Rhythmic, Repetitive, Noisy, Dissonant, Dense, Fuzzy Feu Thérèse by Feu Thérèse Reviews: https://www.tinymixtapes.com/music-review/feu-therese-feu-therese https://www.allmusic.com/album/feu-therese-mw0000409509

Joe Rainey – Niineta

Style: Post-Industrial Powwow Music, Experimental Electronic

Mood: Communal, Ritualistic, Cathartic, Spiritual, Passionate, Mournful, Epic

Musical Qualities: Chants, Manipulated Vocals, Distorted, Electroacoustic, Studio-as-an-Instrument, Percussive, Noisy

Kairon; IRSE! – Polysomn

Style: Space Rock, Prog, Shoegaze

Vibe: Epic, Washy, Ethereal, Adventure, Driving, Energetic, Warm, Spacey, Blissful, Psychedelic

Musical Qualities: Fuzzy, Dense, Progressive, Riffs, Noisy, Uncommon Time Signatures

A.R. Kane – 69

Style: Dream Pop, Neo-Psychedelia

Vibe: Ethereal, Sensual, Moody, Nocturnal, Messy, Abstract, Dreamy, Eclectic, Hedonistic, Psychedelic, Surreal

Musical Qualities: Washy, Catchy, Raw, Dub FX, Noisy

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma – A Year With 13 Moons

Distorted ghosts of past love and futures lost haunt the spaces between these woozy, blown-out guitar loops and the fragmented rhythms of decaying drums machines. Occasional bursts of noise tear through the sedating static of bittersweet nostalgia.

Evangelista – Hello, Voyager

LP, Constellation (2008) Style: Experimental Songwriter, Punk Blues, Chamber Punk, Noise Rock, Vibe: Visceral, Brooding, Angsty, Cathartic, Ominous, Sleazy, Dark, Dystopian, Apocalyptic, Intense, Deconstructed, Disturbing, Rebellious, Raw Musical Qualities: Noisy, Dynamic, Heavy, Dissonant, Spoken Word, Distorted Vocals

Daughters – You Won’t Get What You Want

Style: Industrial Noise Rock, Mathcore-Influenced

Vibe: Misanthropic, Aggressive, Pessimistic, Ominous, Cathartic, Apocalyptic, Powerful, Dark, Nihilistic, Mechanical, Angsty, Dystopian

Musical Qualities: Dissonant, Heavy, Noisy, Dense, Lyrical

Sunburned Hand of the Man – Complexion

Style: Free Psych

Vibe: Exploratory, Ritualistic, Primal, Hallucinogenic, Amorphous, Murky, Tribal, Meandering, Communal, Chaotic

Musical Qualities: Live, Collective Improvisation, Lo-Fi, Dub Fx, Tape Collage, Noisy, Dissonant

Flower / Corsano / Bejnowski – The Count Visits

Style: Free Improvisation, Noise Rock

Vibe: Cathartic, Hypnotic, Visceral, Ferocious, Aggressive, Spiritual, Intense

Other Qualities: Noisy, Collective Improvisation, Dense, Driving, Loose, Heavy

Instrumentation: Japan Banjo, Drums, Electric Bass

Tortoise & The Ex – In the Fishtank 5

Style: Experimental Rock, Noise Rock

Vibe: Angsty, Hypnotic, Muscular, Deconstructed, Anxious, Aggressive, Surreal, Moody

Musical Qualities: Noisy, Dissonant, Repetitive, Rhythmic, Improvisation, Spoken Word

Bardo Pond – Adrop / Circuit VIII

Style: Free Psych, Space Rock, Shoegaze, Jam Band

Vibe: Primordial, Murky, Transcendent, Epic, Exploratory, Mysterious, Nocturnal, Hypnotic, Meandering, Cathartic, Spiritual, Psychedelic, Washy, Nocturnal, Stoned

Musical Qualities: Droney, Noisy, Suite, Dynamic, Climactic, Collective Improvisation, Riffs, Atmospheric, Repetitive

Moor Mother – Circuit City

Style: Future Jazz, Free Jazz Theater, Jazz Poetry

Vibe: cathartic, cerebral, dystopian, energetic, futuristic, bombastic, intense, noisy, passionate, poetic, political, powerful, rebellious, urban, heavy, AfroFuturist

Musical Attributes: Complex, Conceptual, Dense, Dissonant, Spoken Word, Theatric, Progressive, Polyphonic, Improvisation

Flying Saucer Attack – Chorus

Style: Bedroom Psych, Drone, Noise Pop, Shoegaze, Space Folk

Vibe: Nocturnal, Murky, Dreamy, Introspective, Hazy, Hypnotic, Intimate, Washy, Ritualistic

Musical Qualities: Feedback, Drone, Atmospheric, Noisey, Lo-Fi

Deerhunter – Cryptograms/Fluorescent Grey EP

Style: Noise Pop, Neo-Psychedelia, Shoegaze

Vibe: Cryptic, Surreal, Hypnotic, Ethereal, Nocturnal, Anxious, Washy

Musical Qualities: Noisy, Fuzzy, Catchy, Atmospheric, Lo-fi, Reverbed Production, Repetitive

[REVIEW] Tim Hecker – Haunt Me, Haunt Me Do it Again

“the chill of loneliness emanates from the blurred, glitchy instrumentation as it entrances you into its wintry and spectral world”

Follow the link for the full review of Tim Hecker’s debut, written by Jack Von Bloeker

Senyawa – Alkisah

Style: Avant-Folk, Tribal Drone-Doom, Southeast Asian Folk Music

Vibe: Ceremonial, Apocalyptic, Aggressive, Hypnotic, Murky, Shadowy, Dark, Tribal

Musical Qualities: Percussive, Acoustic, Fuzzy, Heavy, Loops, Noisy, Repetitive, Droney, Extended Technique, Electroacoustic

Instrumentation: Homemade Bamboo Instruments, Electroacoustic Treatments, Percussion, Throat Singing, Chants

Zs – Xe

Style: Experimental Rock, Brutal Prog, Free Minimalism, Math Rock, Noise

Vibe: Hypnotic, Cold, Ritualistic, Dystopian, Mysterious, Chaotic, Surreal, Loose

Musical Qualities: Dissonant, Improvisation, Minimalistic, Noisy, Complex, Instrumental, Pulse, Uncommon Time Signatures

Instrumentation: Saxophone, Electric Guitar, Loops, Percussion

Jackie-O Motherfucker – Fig 5.

Style: Mystical Americana, Free Folk, Post-Rock, Drone

Vibe: Haunting, Meandering, Rootsy, Rustic, Nocturnal, Mysterious, Deconstructed, Ragged, Communal, Murky, Abstract, Lethargic, Hallucinogenic, Raw

Musical Qualities: Collective Improvisation, Instrumental (except B1,C1), Loose, Lo-fi, Dynamic, Droney, Noisy, Group Vocals (B1), Harmonies (B1, C1)

Media Jeweler – The Sublime Sculpture of Being Alive

Style: Post-Punk, Math Rock, Art Rock

Vibes/Moods: Alienation, Overstimulated, Anxious, Urban, Eccentric, Anthemic, Satirical, Dystopian, Angular, Chaotic, Colorful, Urban, Philosophical, Playful

Musical Qualities: Catchy, Dissonant, Riffs, Dynamic, Dense, Melodic, Rhythmic

Fly Pan Am – Sédatifs en fréquences et sillons

Style: Post-Rock, Experimental Rock, Tape Music, Drone

Vibe: Deconstructed, Hypnotic, Meandering, Stark, Motorik, Abstract, Urban

Musical Qualities: Instrumental, Pulse, Loops, Minimalistic, Repetitive, Drone, Studio-as-an-Instrument, Field Recordings, Noise

Yo La Tengo – Electr-O-Pura

Style: Noise Pop, Shoegaze, Indie Rock

Vibe: Autumnal, Nocturnal, Intimate, Heartfelt, Bittersweet, Eclectic, Sentimental, Romantic, Raw, Reflective

Musical Qualities: Loose, Melodic, Noisy, Driving, Jammy, Vocal Harmonies

Holden – The Inheritors

Style: Progressive Electronic, IDM, Microhouse

Vibe: Ancient, Tribal, Ritualistic, Pagan, Brooding, Mythic, Cold, Visceral, Mechanical, Hypnotic, Driving, Epic, Focused, Mysterious, Mystical, Patient, Powerful, Suspenseful, Earthy

Musical Qualities: Repetitive, Distorted, Heavy, Rhythmic, Percussive, Loops, Dissonant, Dense, Instrumental, Pulse, Noisy, Progressive, Field Recordings, Sampling

Instrumentation: Bodhrán (Irish Frame Drum), Synthesizers, Drum Machine, Saxophone, Organ, Chanting, Melodeon (Pump Organ), Electric Guitar, Electric Bass, Xylophone, Live Electronics

Faust – Something Dirty

Style: Experimental Rock, Krautrock, Post-Rock

Vibe: Gritty, Motorik, Deconstructed, Hypnotic, Heavy, Raw, Shadow, Visceral

Musical Qualities: Repetition, Fuzzy, Noisy, Vignettes, Riffs, Dense

fAust vs. Dälek – Derbe Respect, Alder

Style: Industrial Hip-Hop, Experimental, Krautrock

Vibe: Gritty, Dystopian, Mechanical, Political, Heavy, Cold, Dark, Conscious

Musical Qualities: Sampling, Noisy, Rhythmic, Studio-as-an-Instrument

Tangerine Dream – Electronic Meditation

Style: Space Rock, Free Rock, Kosmische Musik

Vibe: Primordial, Mysterious, Exploratory, Cold, Desolate, Cosmic, Suspenseful, Meandering, Abstract, Amorphous, Cinematic, Psychedelic, Murky

Musical Qualities: Atmospheric, Improvisation, Instrumental, Dissonant, Noisy, Raw, Studio-as-an-Instrument

Bardo Pond – Vol. II

Style: Drone Rock, Free-Psych, Space Rock

Vibe: Hazy, Exploratory, Lethargic, Meandering, Cathartic, Dreamy, Loose, Hypnotic, Murky, Communal

Musical Qualities: Collective Improvisation, Noisy, Dynamic, Lo-fi, Climactic, Riffs, Jams

Josef Van Wissem / SQÜRL – Only Lovers Left Alive

Style: Film Score (LP1 – Stoner Rock, Noise Rock; LP2 – Psych Folk, Arabic Folk, Gnawa)

Vibe: Nocturnal, Murky, Melancholy, Hypnotic, Raw, Loose, Dark, Loner, Stoned, Droney, Alienation

Musical Qualities: Atmospheric, Noisy, Fuzzy, Riffs

Horse Lords – Interventions

Style: Experimental Rock, Totalism, Math Rock, Tishoumaren-Influenced

Vibe: Anxious, Complex, Energetic, Exploratory, Hypnotic, Disorienting

Musical Qualities: Instrumental, Microtonal, Odd Time Signatures, Percussive, Polyrhythmic, Repetitive, Minimalistic, Technical, Drones, Glitchy, Dissonant

Against All Logic – 2012 – 2017

Style: Deep House

Vibe: Dance, Hypnotic, Noisy, Energetic, Urban, Heavy, Groovy

Musical Qualities: Sampling, Distorted, Melodic, Rhythmic, Repetitive

Bardo Pond – Vol. 1

Style: Free-Rock, Psychedelic Drone Rock, Space Rock, Noise Rock

Vibe: Exploratory, Fuzzy, Meandering, Psychedelic, Epic, Hypnotic, Noisy

Musical Qualities: Collective Improvisation, Droney, Dense, Loose, Lo-fi

Gastr Del Sol – 20 Songs Less

Style: Avant-Folk, Experimental, Math-Rock

Vibe: Sporadic, Chaotic, Abstract, Agular, Cerebral

Musical Attributes: Noisy, Glitchy, Collage, Complex, Electro-acoustic, Instrumental, Studio-as-an-instrument

Gogoj – Oviparity

Style: Experimental, Electro-Acoustic, Noise, Drone
Vibe: Eerie, Noisy, Suspenseful
Musical Attributes: Atmospheric, Electro-acoustic, Improvisation (Solo), Dynamic, Atonal, Loops
Instrumentation: Electric Cello with Effects

Mogwai – Mr. Beast

Style: Post-Rock, Shoegaze, Slowcore

Vibe: Cinematic, Moody, Contemplative, Focused, Fuzzy, Melancholy, Sombre, Cathartic

Musical Attributes: Dynamic, Melodic, Noisy, Repetitive, Slow, Atmospheric, Polyphonic

The Microphones – The Glow Pt. 2

Style: Lo-Fi, Experimental Singer/Songwriter, Loner Folk
Vibe: Heartfelt, Imaginative, Introspective, Nature, Intimate, Loner, Bittersweet, Depressive, Psychedelic, Raw, Lonely
Lyrical Themes: Existential, Alienation, Breakup, Philosophical, Poetic, Personal, Death
Musical Attributes: Acoustic, Noisy, Studio-as-an-Instrument, Analogue Recording, lo-fi, Distorted

The Dead C – Secret Earth

Style: Experimental Rock, Noise Rock, Shoegaze

Vibe: heavy, cathartic, lo-fi, noisy, raw, angsty, repetitive, droney, slow

Senyawa – Sujud

Style: Doom-Folk, Indonesian Folk Music, Avant-Folk

Moods: Apocalyptic, Spiritual, Earthy, Dark, Ominous, Nocturnal, Ritualistic, Tribal, Hypnotic

Musical Qualities: Throat Singing, Homemade Instruments, Droney, Noisy, Electro-Acoustic, Repetitive, Dense, Heavy

Fly Pan Am – N’Ecoutez Pas

Released in 2004 on Constellation Records Format: LP Style: Experimental Rock, Post-Rock, Noise Rock Influences: Kosmische Musik, Shoegaze, Post-Punk Vibe: Chaotic, Noisy, Anxious, Messy, Spacey, Exploratory, Abstract Musical Attributes: Repetitive, Dense, Rhythmic, Studio-as-an-instrument, Sound Collage

Ensemble Pearl – Ensemble Pearl

Style: Drone-Rock, Dark Ambient. Experimental

Vibe: Suspenseful, Eerie, Atmospheric, Slow, Haunting, Dark, Psychedelic, Mysterious,

Musical Attributes:  Dissonant, Repetitive, Sparse, Instrumental, Noisy

Musicians: Stephen O’Malley (Sun O)))), Atsuo (Boris), William Herzog, Michio Kurihara

Black Spirituals – Of Deconstruction

Style: Free Improvisation
Influences: Spiritual Jazz, Noise, Free Jazz
Vibe: Spiritual, Ritualistic, Cathartic, Abstract

Recommended for fans of Albert Ayler, Oren Ambarchi, Stephen O’Malley