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The Downer Party

Jan 15, 2021 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

With Casey

The Downer Party
3:00 PM
Andrew Barker Jon Irabagon Duo - Learnings
Andrew Barker Jon Irabagon Duo Learnings N
Anemone Radical Documents 2020

Excellent free jazz LP from drummer Andrew Barker and saxophonist Jon Irabagon

Bandcamp | CD

3:14 PM
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3:16 PM
Dan Boadi and the African Internationals - Root of Evil
Dan Boadi and the African Internationals Root of Evil
Money Is the Root of Evil NAAP 1977

cover for Dan Boadi and the African Internationals album Money Is the Root of Evil

1977 disco and reggae influenced afrobeat album newly reissued by Numero Group

3:26 PM
Orlando Julius - Awade
Orlando Julius Awade
Disco Hi-Life Jofabro 1979
More late 70s, disco-influenced afrobeat from Nigeria
3:33 PM
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3:35 PM
Steely Dan - Do It Again
Steely Dan Do It Again
Can't Buy a Thrill ABC Records 1972

Marge Simpson holding Steely Dan songwriters Walter Brecker and Donald Fagen saying

3:41 PM
Bob Pinado & His Sound Casters - Me You One (Means I Love You)
Bob Pinado & His Sound Casters Me You One (Means I Love You)
Ghana Soundz: Vol. 2 V/A Soundway Records 2004

Cover of the compilation Ghana Soundz Volume 2Label of the original single

Sole 1973 single from this group on the Ghanaian label Essiebons, compiled on the Ghana Soundz series from Brtiain's Soundway

Bandcamp

3:44 PM
Abafana Baseqhudeni - Wobheka Okwakho (Mind Your Own Business)
Abafana Baseqhudeni Wobheka Okwakho (Mind Your Own Business)
From Soweto - Mbube Jive & Soul L+R Records 1982
Cover of the Abafana Baseqhudeni's German released LP, From Soweto: Mbube, Jival & Soul

1978 recordings of a South African group also known as The Cockerel Boys, released in Germany in 1982

3:47 PM
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3:49 PM
Kiyoaki Iwamoto - Jigoku
Kiyoaki Iwamoto Jigoku
Sougi Metronome Record 1983
Original cover of Kiyoaki Iwamoto's EP Sougi

From a 1983 EP newly reissued on Japan's EM Records with bonus live recordings and remixes

Bandcamp

3:52 PM
The Raincoats - Off Duty Trip
The Raincoats Off Duty Trip
The Raincoats Rough Trade Records 1979
3:55 PM
Meltdown - Alien Autopsy
Meltdown Alien Autopsy
The Map Archigramophone 2000
Cover for Meltdown's LP The Map

Short-lived DC post-punk band's sole LP recorded by Fugazi's Guy Picciotto and Brendan Canty

Free Music Archive

3:56 PM
The Breeders - Iris
The Breeders Iris
Pod 4AD 1990
4:00 PM
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4:05 PM
Joyce Manor - Leather Jacket
Joyce Manor Leather Jacket
Joyce Manor 6131 Records 2011
One of the greatest albums under 30 minutes celebrating its 10 year anniversary this past Monday

Bandcamp | Vinyl

4:06 PM
Mekons - Fight the Cuts
Mekons Fight the Cuts
Punk Rock Quarterstick Records 2004
Live album recorded in New York, Chicago and Amsterdam between 2002 and 2003
4:07 PM
Car Seat Headrest - Sleeping with Strangers
Car Seat Headrest Sleeping with Strangers
Monomania 551448 Records DK2 2012
4:12 PM
gladie - thank you card
gladie thank you card
thank you card 2020
Second of 3 EPs and an LP released last year by Augusta Koch's post-Cayetana project

Bandcamp

4:15 PM
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4:17 PM
41 Degrees - The Spirit Moves
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Passed Beyond Stroom 2021

Cover of K.S. Eden and 41 Degrees' LP Passed Beyond

A new LP by Stockport, UK artist K.S. Eden and their his 41 Degrees

Bandcamp

4:21 PM
Wire - Reuters
Wire Reuters
Pink Flag Harvest Records 1977
4:24 PM
so totally - late gloomer
so totally late gloomer
cheap closeup of heaven Citrus City Records 2016

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First LP from one of our favorite Philly shoegaze bands

Bandcamp

4:27 PM
Fleabite - Never Change
Fleabite Never Change
Nvm Salinas Records 2018
4:30 PM
Melkbelly - Kid Kreative
Melkbelly Kid Kreative
Nothing Valley Wax Nine Records 2017
4:32 PM
Raspberry Bulbs - Given Over to History
Raspberry Bulbs Given Over to History
Before the Age of Mirrors Relapse Records 2020
Narrowly missed my 2020 honorable mentions last week due to uhhhhhhhhhhhh... time

Bandcamp | CD

4:36 PM
Whipworm - Not for You
Whipworm Not for You
demo 2016

Pay what you what digital download also featured on that aforementioned Get Better Records compilation

Bandcamp

4:38 PM
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4:41 PM
CPU (Crippled Pilgrims Unlimited) - The Weight
CPU (Crippled Pilgrims Unlimited) The Weight N
2021
new track from members of 80s DC band Crippled Pilgrims, featured on Captured Tracks jangle pop compilation Strum & Thrum
4:43 PM
Soft Lashes - Kiss of Death
Soft Lashes Kiss of Death
Silk Decay Wild Patterns 2019
4:46 PM
Ride - Let's Get Lost
Ride Let's Get Lost
Waves: Radio 1 Sessions 90-94 Ignition Records 2003
1994 live-in-studio recording for Mark Radcliffe's programme on BBC 6 Music, originally from the band's album Birdman
4:50 PM
the pillows - Back Seat Dog
the pillows Back Seat Dog
Happy Bivouac King Records 1999
The final studio album by the band to be featured in the anime series FLCL, includes one of several nods to the Pixies on the album along with the next track "Kim Deal"
4:54 PM
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4:55 PM
Teleclere - P.M.T.N. (Pardon Me, Time Needed)
Teleclere P.M.T.N. (Pardon Me, Time Needed)
Affection/Defection Telemusic Productions 1983
Seattle electro-funk group's 1983 LP newly reissued by Numero Group