Well, last month we started something that proved to be rather popular with you folk. Ya like ya new math rock releases in bite-sized summary form? Well, we’re totally happy to oblige going forward! It’s the end of another month and, as we nod our goodbyes to the international Commonwealth Games and embrace North Korean denuclearization, here is a round up of our favourite releases from April.

GIRAFFES? GIRAFFES! – Memory Lame


File Under

Instrumental, math rock, tappity-tap, two-piece

Sounds A Tad Like

Pneu, Tera Melos, You Slut!

Price

$8US (Bandcamp).

Location

Massachusetts

READ MORE ABOUT ‘MEMORY LAME’ HERE


Sloth and Turtle – Sloth and Turtle


File Under

Indie, emo, instrumental, math rock, post rock, tapping

Sounds A Tad Like

ASIWYFA, Enemies, Hikes

Price

Name Your Price (Bandcamp).

Location

Santa Rosa, California


Rob Ford Explorer – Rob Ford Explorer


File Under

Math rock, two-piece, experimental, noise rock

Sounds A Tad Like

Tera Melos, Land Wars, 100 Onces

Price

$4US (Bandcamp).

Location

Reno, Nevada


hipertelia – Goujard Orgoujom


File Under

Experimental, electronic, progressive, glitch, math rock, orchestral, avant garde

Sounds A Tad Like

Three Trapped Tigers, The Bob Lazar Story

Price

Name Your Price (Bandcamp).

Location

Rosario, Argentina


Galgo – Quebra Nuvens


File Under

Math rock, post rock, party riffs, dance

Sounds A Tad Like

Alpha Male Tea Party, Chancer, ASIWYFA, Gallops

Price

€10 (Bandcamp).

Location

Oeiras, Portugal


Poly-Math – House of Wisdom | We Are The Devil


File Under

Progressive, experimental, post-hardcore, punk, math rock

Sounds A Tad Like

The Mars Volta, Body Hound, The Physics House Band

Price

£10 (Bandcamp).

Location

Brighton, UK

READ MORE ABOUT ‘HOUSE OF WISDOM | WE ARE THE DEVIL’ HERE


Puerto Austral – 51°31’47″S 58°07’44″W


File Under

Emo, post rock, math rock, indie, vocals

Sounds A Tad Like

tide/edit, Tom’s Story, Enemies

Price

Name Your Price (Bandcamp).

Location

Buenos Aires, Argentina


Painting Life – Painting Life


File Under

Metal fusion, progressive metal, math rock, instrumental, shredding

Sounds A Tad Like

CHON, Animals As Leaders, Pomegranate Tiger, Pineapple Express

Price

Name your price (Bandcamp).

Location

Boston, Massachusetts


Uglyglow – Sad People Happy Fiestas


File Under

Noise rock, electronic, experimental, jazz, drone, world

Sounds A Tad Like

Yowie, Pneu, Schnaak

Price

Name Your Price (Bandcamp).

Location

Brazil


PinioL – Bran Coucou


File Under

Noise rock, math rock, progressive, jazz, experimental

Sounds A Tad Like

ni, PoiL, right?

Price

€7 (Bandcamp).

Location

Lyon, France

READ MORE ABOUT ‘BRAN COUCOU’ HERE


Hoof Glove – Hoof Glove


File Under

Experimental, noise, prog, punk

Sounds A Tad Like

BRITNEY, Boredoms, Classically Handsome Brutes

Price

£3 (Bandcamp).

Location

Leeds, UK


Black Matter Device – Modern Frenetics


File Under

Progressive death metal, math metal, mathcore, noise

Sounds A Tad Like

The Dillinger Escape Plan, The Number Twelve Looks Like You, Ion Dissonance

Price

$8US (Bandcamp).

Location

Fredericksburg, Virginia


Delicious Death – Apples to Apples, Crust to Crust


File Under

Instrumental, math rock, prog rock, odd times

Sounds A Tad Like

Lucent, Fight Cloud

Price

$4US (Bandcamp).

Location

Nashville, Tennessee

READ MORE ABOUT ‘APPLES TO APPLES, CRUST TO CRUST’ HERE


Honey and Salt – Honey and Salt


File Under

Math rock, pop, indie, progressive, punk

Sounds A Tad Like

Cap’n Jazz, Tera Melos

Price

$7.99US (Bandcamp).

Location

Austin, Texas

LISTEN TO OUR INTERVIEW WITH HONEY AND SALT HERE


Tierpark – 바캉스 Vacance


File Under

Dreamgaze, math rock, post-rock, progressive, female vocals

Sounds A Tad Like

sub:shaman, Griffo, Paranoid Void

Price

$8US (Bandcamp).

Location

Seoul, South Korea


hauste – Leavings


File Under

Instrumental, math rock, post-rock

Sounds A Tad Like

Tom’s Story, Cloudnine(9), Origami JP

Price

$11SGD (Bandcamp).

Location

Singapore


Giraffe House – Folding Chair Fathers


File Under

Indie rock, math rock, jazzy, female & male vocal harmonies

Sounds A Tad Like

Delta Sleep, Tangled Hair, Colour

Price

$10US (Bandcamp).

Location

Bloomington, Indiana


alphones – alphones


File Under

Atmospheric, math rock, post-rock, loops, two-piece

Sounds A Tad Like

BRUXAS/COBRAS, a darker & moodier El Ten Eleven

Price

140CZK (Bandcamp).

Location

Brno, Czech Republic


Open – Sudden Terrors


File Under

Math rock, emo, post-rock, shoegaze

Sounds A Tad Like

Joan Of Arc, Pretend, Delta Sleep

Price

Name your price (Bandcamp).

Location

Auckland, New Zealand


Golden Python – Biker Boys


File Under

Math rock, post-hardcore, emo, indie, alternative, progressive

Sounds A Tad Like

Gulfer, Bathing Resorts, Cleanup

Price

$7CAD (Bandcamp).

Location

Montreal, Québec

WATCH THE MUSIC  VIDEO FOR ‘MEGGY’ HERE


Montaña – Coordenadas


File Under

Math rock, post-rock, indie, progressive, experimental

Sounds A Tad Like

The Samuel Jackson Five, No metal in this battle, toe

Price

$10US (Bandcamp).

Location

Bogota, Colombia


AMBR – Rompes / Quemas


File Under

Math rock, post-hardcore, alternative, experimental

Sounds A Tad Like

Jean Jean, The Fall of Troy

Price

$84MXN (Bandcamp).

Location

Mexico City, Mexico


Ourselves Alone – Elusive Firsts


File Under

Instrumental, math rock, jazzy, prog rock, emo, violin/viola

Sounds A Tad Like

Postmadonna, Tera Melos, Lingua Nada

Price

$7US (Bandcamp).

Location

New Haven, Connecticut

READ MORE ABOUT ‘ELUSIVE FIRSTS’ HERE


Sectioned – Annihilated


File Under

Mathcore, powerviolence, grindcore, extreme noise

Sounds A Tad Like

Frontierer, Converge, getting your skull smashed in

Price

Name your price (Bandcamp).

Location

Edinburgh, UK


Curse League – Laying by the Fire in Good Company


File Under

Math rock, emo, punk, tapping, twinkle

Sounds A Tad Like

Tiny Moving Parts, Two Knights, By The End of Tonight

Price

$7US (Bandcamp).

Location

Seattle, Washington

READ MORE ABOUT ‘LAYING BY THE FIRE IN GOOD COMPANY’ HERE


Last Call Fernanda – Last Call Fernanda


File Under

Math rock, indie, punk, post-hardcore, emo

Sounds A Tad Like

Totorro, John Makay, Fulusu

Price

Name your price (Bandcamp).

Location

France


Sketchshow – Patchwork


File Under

Math rock, funky, progressive, female vocals

Sounds A Tad Like

Orchards, Signals

Price

£4 (Bandcamp).

Location

Southampton, UK

READ MORE ABOUT SKETCHSHOW HERE


Colonia de Vacaciones – Diluvio


File Under

Instrumental, post-rock, math rock, chill

Sounds A Tad Like

NASDAQ, really slow Cousin

Price

Name your price (Bandcamp).

Location

Buenos Aires, Argentina


Lack The Low – One Eye Closed


File Under

Experimental, pop, mathtronica, female vocals

Sounds A Tad Like

Mike Patton getting beaten up by Regina (never known how to pronounce: does it rhyme with vagina or subpoena?) Spektor; Kate Bush from the future; Tune-Yards multiplied by Thundercat

Price

$8AUD (Bandcamp).

Location

Melbourne, Australia

READ MORE ABOUT ‘ONE EYE CLOSED’ HERE


The Dali Thundering Concept – Savages


File Under

Djent, mathcore, progressive metal, deathcore, jazz

Sounds A Tad Like

Meshuggah, Animals As Leaders, Kadinja

Price

€8 (Bandcamp).

Location

Paris, France


Shatner’s Bassoon – Disco Erosion


File Under

Jazzcore, free jazz, math jazz, improvised jazz, jazz

Sounds A Tad Like

William Shatner stuttering, Zu, trioVD

Price

£15 (Bandcamp).

Location

Leeds, UK


The Armed – Only Love


File Under

Noisecore, hardcore, punk, chaos, math rock, art rock, blast beat

Sounds A Tad Like

Tera Melos meets Deafheaven

Price

Name your price (Bandcamp).

Location

Detroit, Michigan