Mammal’s Best of 2015 – Part 3/10

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** Sorry I’m posting later than usual today. My ADSL service provider enjoyed an area-wide network error today. I shared in the fun.

Making lists of favourite albums in various main categories can lead to a few dilemmas. Modern music outside the mainstream increasingly ignores the boundaries and tags of recognised genres. My psychedelic/space rock selection today is a case in point. It could equally well have been a metal selection in the lesser-known sub-genre of space metal. Either way, it would have been on one of my lists, so I don’t suppose it matters.

It’s going to happen again before I finish posting all my Best Ofs. And, no, it doesn’t matter, does it? All that matters is the music. I hope you find something you love in today’s pick.

 

Metal

40 The Sword40. The Sword – High Country

Stoner doom metal, USA

 

39 Wilderun39. Wilderun – Sleep at the Edge of the Earth

Folk metal, USA

 

38 Stoned Jesus38. Stoned Jesus – The Harvest

Stoner doom metal, Ukraine

 

37 Sonus Mortis37. Sonus Mortis – War Prophecy

Symphonic dark metal, Ireland

 

36 Skyforger36. Skyforger – Senprusija

Folk black metal, Latvia

 

Progressive rock

08 Ashby8. Ashby – Fragmental

Progressive rock, Germany

 

Psychedelic & space rock

08 Spiralism8. Spiralism – Chakras

Atmospheric psychedelic rock, Finland

 

Jazz & jazz-related

08 Jane Getter Premonition8. Jane Getter Premonition – ON

Jazz-prog fusion, USA

 

Other music

08 Sassy Kraimspri8. Sassy Kraimspri – Cock Fight

Punk rock, Norway

 

 

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Posted on January 6, 2016, in Best of 2015 and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. That Sonus Mortis is a killer album. Hard to believe that’s one dude.

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