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The Downer Party: The Rest of 2020

Jan 8, 2021 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

With Casey

2020 Wrapup Part 3

The Rest of 2020

More honorable mentions for a 2020 year end list

Stream

The Downer Party: The Rest of 2020
3:00 PM
Gil Scott-Heron & Makaya McCraven - I'm New Here
Gil Scott-Heron & Makaya McCraven I'm New Here
We're New Again: A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven XL Recordings 2020

A 10th anniversary re-imagining of I'm New Here by Chicago drummer Makaya McCraven

Vinyl

3:04 PM
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3:06 PM
Stephen Malkmus - ACC Kirtan
Stephen Malkmus ACC Kirtan
Traditional Techniques Matador Records 2020

A folky album from the Pavement singer with some Eastern instrumentation

Bandcamp | Vinyl

3:12 PM
Dukes of Chutney - Rosemary's Bae
Dukes of Chutney Rosemary's Bae
Hazel Beats In Space 2020
3:16 PM
JOYFULTALK - Part I - I've Got That Trans-Dimensional Feeling Again
JOYFULTALK Part I - I've Got That Trans-Dimensional Feeling Again
A Separation of Being Constellation Records 2020
3:24 PM
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3:25 PM
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baby moon Weed 2020

One of two pay-what-you-want EPs from the of one-time studio guests So Totally

Bandcamp

3:28 PM
Momma - Habitat
Momma Habitat
Two of Me Danger Collective Records 2020
3:33 PM
Knot - Foam
Knot Foam
Knot Exploding In Sound Records 2020

A welcome return for the members of Krill with their first album in 4 years

Bandcamp | Vinyl

3:36 PM
Dope Body - Sour Apple
Dope Body Sour Apple
Home Body Drag City Records 2020

The digital only (but in my opinion, better) of 2 LPs on Drag City from this Baltimore band

Bandcamp

3:39 PM
Dope Body - Lethargic
Dope Body Lethargic N
Crack a Light Drag City Records 2020
3:42 PM
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3:43 PM
Obnox - Underground Timebomb
Obnox Underground Timebomb
Savage Raygun Ever/Never Records LLC 2020
3:45 PM
Open Mike Eagle - Edge of New Clothes
Open Mike Eagle Edge of New Clothes N
Anime Trauma + Divorce Auto Reverse 2020
3:48 PM
Chris Keys & Quelle Chris - Horizon
Chris Keys & Quelle Chris Horizon
Innocent Country 2 Mello Music Group 2020
3:51 PM
Shabazz Palaces - Chocolate Soufflé
Shabazz Palaces Chocolate Soufflé
The Don of Diamond Dreams Sub Pop Records 2020
3:56 PM
Dinner Party, Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, 9th Wonder & Kamasi Washington - Freeze Tag (feat. Phoelix)
Dinner Party, Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, 9th Wonder & Kamasi Washington Freeze Tag (feat. Phoelix)
Dinner Party Sounds of Crenshaw 2020
A collaborative EP between saxophonist Kamasi Washington and pianist Robert Glasper with producers Terrace Martin and 9th Wonder

Vinyl

4:00 PM
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4:02 PM
Lawn - Talk of the Town
Lawn Talk of the Town
Johnny Muscle Beach Records 2020
4:06 PM
Bangtails - Patron of the Arts
Bangtails Patron of the Arts N
Strum & Thrum: The American Jangle Underground 1983-1987 V/A Captured Tracks 2020
Original cover of Bangtails' 1987 Hypnotic Downpour 12 inch EP

Originally released on the Kansas City band's 1987 Hypnotic Downpour 12" EP

Bandcamp | Vinyl

4:09 PM
Pool Holograph - August Outline
Pool Holograph August Outline
Love Touched Time and Time Began to Sweat Sunroom 2020

Chicago producing some of the best indie rock bands of the day

Bandcamp

4:10 PM
Deeper - Esoteric
Deeper Esoteric
Auto-Pain Fire Talk Records 2020

Another Chicago band, I was not kidding.

Bandcamp | Vinyl

4:13 PM
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4:15 PM
Godcaster - Don't Make Stevie Wonder
Godcaster Don't Make Stevie Wonder
Long Haired Locusts Ramp Local 2020

One of the last live bands I got to see when they opened for Of Montreal

Bandcamp

4:19 PM
FACS - Teenage Hive
FACS Teenage Hive
Void Moments Trouble In Mind Records 2020

Yes, another Chicago band

Bandcamp | Vinyl

4:22 PM
Wasted Shirt - Four Strangers Enter the Cement at Dusk
Wasted Shirt Four Strangers Enter the Cement at Dusk
Fungus II Famous Class 2020

Every time I think I've had enough of Ty Segall he does something like drop an album with Brian Chippendale where he plays guitar like Greg Ginn.

Bandcamp | Vinyl

4:29 PM
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4:30 PM
FRANK/IE CONSENT - Sleep Paralymister
FRANK/IE CONSENT Sleep Paralymister
Plagrounds Forever 2020
4:33 PM
Nine Inch Nails - Run Like Hell
Nine Inch Nails Run Like Hell
Ghosts VI: Locusts The Null Corporation 2020

Released back in the spring as a free download

4:38 PM
Poliça - Be Again
Poliça Be Again
When We Stay Alive Memphis Industries 2020

An early pay-what-you-want release that turned out to have a very appropriate title...

Bandcamp | Vinyl

4:43 PM
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4:45 PM
Bent Arcana - Oblivion Sigil
Bent Arcana Oblivion Sigil N
Bent Arcana Castle Face Records 2020

A heady instrumental album from the John Dwyer featuring Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio and Peter Kerlin of Sunwatchers among others

One of at least six LPs from Dwyer in the span of a year

Bandcamp | Vinyl

4:51 PM
Sunwatchers - Brave Rats
Sunwatchers Brave Rats
Brave Rats Amish Records 2020

A song debuted in a live set that I helped Jon Solomon record back in 2017 before they released their second album

Bandcamp

4:56 PM
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4:57 PM
Brigid Dawson & The Mothers Network - When My Day Of The Crone Comes
Brigid Dawson & The Mothers Network When My Day Of The Crone Comes
Ballet Of Apes Castle Face Records 2020
Artwork for Brigid Dawson and the Mothers Network's Ballet of Apes

Solo debut from the former Thee Oh Sees singer and keyboardist featuring music performed by Sunwatchers

Bandcamp | Vinyl