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The Downer Party: Favorite Albums of 2020

Jan 1, 2021 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

With Casey

2020 Wrapup Part 2

Favorite Albums of the Year

Short List
  1. Moor Mother and Olof Melander - Anthologia 01
  2. Magik Markers - 2020
  3. XETAS - The Cypher
  4. Frances Quinlan - Likewise
  5. DEHD - Flower of Devotion


The Downer Party: Favorite Albums of 2020
3:01 PM
Yves Tumor - Identity Trade
Yves Tumor Identity Trade
Heaven to a Tortured Mind Warp Records 2020
3:03 PM
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3:05 PM
Kate NV - Not Not Not
Kate NV Not Not Not
Room for the Moon RVNG Intl. 2020
3:10 PM
Horse Lords - Against Gravity
Horse Lords Against Gravity
The Common Task Northern Spy Records 2020
3:18 PM
Nape Neck - Paperweight
Nape Neck Paperweight
Nape Neck Gringo Records 2020
3:21 PM
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3:21 PM
The Homesick - Male Bonding
The Homesick Male Bonding
The Big Exercise Sub Pop Records 2020
3:28 PM
Ohmme - 3 2 4 3
Ohmme 3 2 4 3
Fantasize Your Ghost Joyful Noise Recordings 2020
3:32 PM
Thurston Moore - Hashish
Thurston Moore Hashish
By the Fire The Daydream Library Series 2020


featuring Deb Googe of My Bloody Valentine on bass and backing vocals, Jon Leidecker aka ‘Wobbly’ of Negativland on electronics and Sonic Youth’s Steve Shelley

Bandcamp | Vinyl

3:36 PM
Sprain - Slant
Sprain Slant
As Lost Through Collision The Flenser 2020
3:42 PM
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3:44 PM
black midi - Who is to Pay by Robert Tressell (Extract From The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists)
black midi Who is to Pay by Robert Tressell (Extract From The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists)
The Black Midi Anthology Vol. 1: Tales of Suspense and Revenge 2020
3:49 PM
Butcher Brown - Frontline
Butcher Brown Frontline
#KingButch Concord Jazz 2020
3:53 PM
Marlowe - Otherworld
Marlowe Otherworld
Marlowe 2 Mello Music Group 2020
3:59 PM
SPAZA - Bayasiphazamisa
SPAZA Bayasiphazamisa
UPRIZE! Mushroom Half Hour 2020

Soundtrack to the documentary UPRIZE! about the 1976 South African student movement


4:04 PM
clipping. - She Bad
clipping. She Bad
Visions of Bodies Being Burned Sub Pop Records 2020

Artwork for clipping's Visions of Bodies Being Burned

Did I ever think I would enjoy a horrorcore album this much? I did not

Bandcamp | Vinyl

4:06 PM
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4:07 PM
Susannah Stark - Unnatural Wealth
Susannah Stark Unnatural Wealth
Time Together (Hues & Intensities) Stroom 2020
4:15 PM
Metz - Hail Taxi
Metz Hail Taxi
Atlas Vending Royal Mountain Records 2020
4:20 PM
The Bedrooms - Raconteur
The Bedrooms Raconteur
Passive Viewing Domestic Departure 2020
4:23 PM
Porridge Radio - Sweet
Porridge Radio Sweet
Every Bad Secretly Canadian 2020
4:26 PM
Melkbelly - LCR
Melkbelly LCR
Pith Wax Nine Records 2020

Singer Miranda Winters also released a solo EP called All Purpose on Exploding in Sound

Bandcamp | Vinyl

4:29 PM
Moor Jewelry - Eugenics
Moor Jewelry Eugenics
True Opera Don Giovanni Records 2020

A collaboration between Philly artist Moor Mother and the band Mental Jewelry

Bandcamp | Vinyl

4:32 PM
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4:34 PM
Adrianne Lenker - anything
Adrianne Lenker anything
songs 4AD 2020

One of two Big Thief solo albums recorded in lieu of a tour this year

Bandcamp | Vinyl

4:37 PM
Dehd - Flood
Dehd Flood
Flower of Devotion Fire Talk 2020
4:37 PM
4:37 PM
Set Break: ALBUM #5
4:40 PM
Frances Quinlan - Went to LA
Frances Quinlan Went to LA
Likewise Saddle Creek Records 2020

Singer of Hop Along's second solo album

Bandcamp | Vinyl

4:40 PM
Set Break: ALBUM #4
4:45 PM
XETAS - The Objector
XETAS The Objector
The Cypher 12XU 2020
4:45 PM
Set Break: ALBUM #3
4:49 PM
Magik Markers - CDROM
Magik Markers CDROM
2020 Drag City Records 2020
4:49 PM
Set Break: ALBUM #2
4:57 PM
Moor Mother and Olof Melander - Oleander
Moor Mother and Olof Melander Oleander
Anthologia 01 Don Giovanni Records 2020

Artwork for Moor Mother and Olof Melander's album Anthologia 01

One of many great releases from Moor Mother this year


4:57 PM
Set Break: ALBUM #1
Chat is archived.
Casey (host) 2:59:19 PM
The chat is live for the first in a very long time!
Christine Duffy 3:02:37 PM
Hey DJ Casey...Happy New Year 🎊
Casey (host) 3:03:54 PM
Happy new year to you too
jimbeaux 3:12:17 PM
Yell-0 casey & Christine!
jimbeaux 3:12:48 PM
🐎 lordzzzzzzz
jimbeaux 3:13:34 PM
Those are not sleepy "z"s
Christine Duffy 3:14:44 PM
Horse Lordzzzzz 😄
Teresa Peacock 3:15:04 PM
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021! And greetings, Casey, Christine, and jimbeaux!
jimbeaux 3:18:32 PM
Hey Teresa!
here for this
jimbeaux 3:22:52 PM
Hear 4 u MrM :]
jelleaux jimbeaux
Greetings and Salutations to DJ Casey!
jimbeaux 3:25:23 PM
Lime Jell-eaux w/ pineapples suspended in it
Casey (host) 3:25:58 PM
Hello and happy new year to you Mr. Mal!
My friends call me MrMalcontent or MrM or Malcontent, are we already enemies?!? Happy New Year!!
Casey (host) 3:31:51 PM
My mistake, apologies MrM
jimbeaux 3:32:41 PM
I have learned the hard way after improperly addressing (or properly dressin'?) MrM
Big CHEERS to you, DJ Casey!
I’m fun, jimbeaux!
delayed reaction 👎
I like these links to the music in the track listings!
jimbeaux 3:41:58 PM
Agree...saves a step en route to draining my wallet at bandcamp!
Casey (host) 3:43:02 PM
It just so happens that it's Bandcamp Friday today too!
All the good things I’ve heard about DJ Casey and The Downer Party are true! ACES!
Casey (host) 3:53:11 PM
Glad you're liking them as much as I did
all these nice selections! 🎶🎵
DJ Casey, thanks for the nice tunes and open chat! Kind regards to you!
Casey (host) 4:55:50 PM
Same to you MrM. Happy New Year!