Whilst we’re in the midst of prepping for our next announcement, we have been kept afloat by a raft of new music that is both inspiring and diverse. Get stuck in to a selection of those bands that are making it so very difficult to whittle things down for a year end list…

If you’d like to track down these songs elsewhere, here’s the info you’ll need:

Black Mountain – What’s Your Conquest? (Jagjaguwar)

Mark Lanegan – Gazing From The Shore (Heavenly Recordings)

Rev Rev Rev – Gate of the Dark Female (Fuzz Club)

Chasms – Deep Love Deep Pain (felte)

Autodrone – Thunderbolt (True Mother)

TOY – Down on the Street (Tough Love)

Double Mixte – Romance Noire (Italians Do It Better)

Ritual Howls – A Safe Haven From The Sun (felte)

Primitive Knot – Hatebait ( 1347054 Records DK)

Obsequiae – In The Garden of Hyacinths (20 Buck Spin)

Schammasch – A Paradigm of Beauty (Prosthetic)

Petbrick & Dylan Walker – Radiation Facial (Rocket Recordings)

White Ward – Love Exchange Failure (Eitrin Editions)

Lankum – Hunting The Wren (Rough Trade)

Tau – Tōnatiuh (Drones of Praise Records)