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WPRB Princeton 103.3 FM

The Downer Party

Jun 12, 2022 10:00 AM β€“ 12:00 PM

With Casey

The Downer Party is back to welcome the summer season


The Downer Party
10:00 AM
Lee Hazelwood & Suzi Jane Hokom - Sand
Lee Hazelwood & Suzi Jane Hokom Sand N
Heroes & Villains: The Sound of Los Angeles 1965-1968 V/A Cherry Red 2022

1966 single off a new compilation from Cherry Red of psych-pop deep cuts from the LA music scene in the '60s

Label for Lee Hazelwood's single, Sand


10:04 AM
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10:07 AM
Angel Olsen - Ghost On
Angel Olsen Ghost On
Big Time Jagjaguwar 2022

Touring this summer with Julien Baker and Sharon Van Etten, including stops at the Mann Center in Philly and 2 shows in New York for Central Park's Summer Stage concert series

Artwork for Angel Olsen's LP, Big Time

Bandcamp | Vinyl | Tickets

10:11 AM
Big Thief - Certainty
Big Thief Certainty
Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You 4AD 2022
10:12 AM
Guided By Voices - I Am A Scientist
Guided By Voices I Am A Scientist
Bee Thousand Scat 1994

On tour this summer, playing the Ardmore Music Hall on Friday and the Anchor Rock Club in Atlantic City on August 20th


10:16 AM
22˚ Halo - 40 Seconds
22˚ Halo 40 Seconds
Garden Bed Lost Sound Tapes 2021

Former free cake for every creature drummer Fran Lyons's new project, playing Johnny Brenda's next month

Cover for 22 Degree Halo's LP Garden Bed

Bandcamp | Vinyl | Tickets

10:20 AM
Kalia Vandeveer - More of the Good Stuff Later
Kalia Vandeveer More of the Good Stuff Later
Regrowth New Amsterdam 2022
10:26 AM
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10:33 AM
Katie Bejsiuk - Feels Right
Katie Bejsiuk Feels Right
The Woman on the Moon Double Double Whammy 2022

First album for this new project from free cake for every creature singer Katie Bennett is due out June 24. She is playing with Swanning and Brooklyn next month along with former bandmates 22Β° Halo at Johnny Brenda's the same week (see link elsewhere in playlist)

Artwork for for Katie Bejsiuk's LP The Woman On The Moon

Bandcamp | Pre-Order | Tickets

10:33 AM
Barrie - Frankie
Barrie Frankie
Barbara Winspear 2022

New sophomore LP from New York indie pop singer-songwriter Barrie Lindsay

Bandcamp | Vinyl

10:37 AM
Black Moth Super Rainbow - Blurring My Days
Black Moth Super Rainbow Blurring My Days
Cobra Juicy Rad Cult 2012

Artwork for Black Moth Super Rainbow's LP, Cobra Juicy

10:41 AM
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard - Ambergris
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Ambergris
Omnium Gatherum KGLW 2022

Touring through the US in the fall, including stops in New York at Forest Hills Stadium and Philly at Franklin Music Hall (fka the Electric Factory) in October

Artwork for King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard's LP, Omnium Gatherum

Bandcamp | Vinyl | Tickets

10:46 AM
Cate Le Bon - Remembering Me
Cate Le Bon Remembering Me
Pompeii Mexican Summer 2022

A few upcoming east coast tour dates this month at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City on the 22nd and the Dell Music Center in Philly with Japanese Breakfast and Yo La Tengo on the 23rd

Artwork for Cate Le Bon's LP, Pompeii

Bandcamp | Vinyl | Tickets

10:50 AM
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10:54 AM
Say Sue Me - The Last Thing Left
Say Sue Me The Last Thing Left N
The Last Thing Left Damnably 2022

Only one east coast date this fall for this Korean band, at the Bowery Ballroom on November 2nd

Artwork for Say Sue Me's LP, The Last Thing Left

Bandcamp | Tickets

10:57 AM
Black Tambourine - Can't Explain
Black Tambourine Can't Explain
Black Tambourine Slumberland 2010

Cover of a song from Love's proto-punk self-titled album, from the band's second single, released in 1992

Artwork for Black Tambourine's single, Throw Aggi Off The Bridge

11:00 AM
The Jesus & Mary Chain - You Trip Me Up
The Jesus & Mary Chain You Trip Me Up
Psychocandy Blanco y Negro 1985

Artwork for The Jesus & Mary Chain's LP, Psychocandy

11:02 AM
Dehd - Baby
Dehd Baby
Water Fire Talk 2019

New album Blue Skies out now, US tour dates cancelled due to COVID have been rescheduled for the fall, including stops in NYC at Brooklyn Steel and Philly at The Fillmore

Bandcamp | Vinyl | Tickets

11:04 AM
Mura - Rest
Mura Rest N
2008-2021 An'archives 2022
11:05 AM
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11:09 AM
Droopies - Camera Focus
Droopies Camera Focus N
Echoes Lightly 2022

Brand new third LP from this Philly band featuring Matt Arbiz of So Totally

Artwork for Droopies's LP, Echoes Lightly


11:12 AM
Ovlov - Fast G
Ovlov Fast G
TRU Exploding In Sound Records 2018
11:15 AM
Horsegirl - Beautiful Song
Horsegirl Beautiful Song
Versions of Modern Performance Matador 2022

New debut LP from this Chicago trio, featuring appearances from Sonic Youth members Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley, they return to the east coast later this summer with a show at the Bowery Ballroom on August 10 and a spot opening for Pavement on on of their New York dates on October 2nd

Artwork for Horsegirl's LP, Versions of Modern Performance

Bandcamp | Vinyl | Tickets

11:18 AM
Le Tigre - Deceptacon
Le Tigre Deceptacon
Le Tigre Mr. Lady Records 1999
11:21 AM
Wire - Our Swimmer
Wire Our Swimmer
Document & Eyewitness Rough Trade 1982


11:25 AM
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11:28 AM
The Dance - In Lust
The Dance In Lust N
Do Dada Sundazed 2022

1982 single, re-released on a new compilation of this New York post-punk/no wave/free funk band featured on the New York Noise compilation

Artwork for The Dance's compilation, Do Dada

Bandcamp | Vinyl

11:34 AM
Hotline TNT - Had To Try
Hotline TNT Had To Try
Nineteen In Love Smoking Room 2021
11:37 AM
Thee Oh Sees - Enemy Destruct
Thee Oh Sees Enemy Destruct
Help In The Red 2009

John Dwyer & Co. headed to the east coast again this fall with 3 dates at Warsaw in Brooklyn and a stop in Philly at the Union Transfer with Bronze

Bandcamp | Vinyl | Tickets

11:41 AM
Superchunk - Skip Steps 1 & 3
Superchunk Skip Steps 1 & 3
No Pocky for Kitty Merge 1991
11:44 AM
The Gun Club - Sleeping In Blood City
The Gun Club Sleeping In Blood City
Miami Animal Records 1982

The Gun Club's second LP, produced by Chris Stein of Blondie and featuring Debbie Harry on several tracks. Singer Jeffrey Lee Pierce supposedly got in contact with those two as head of LA's Blondie fan club.

Artwork for The Gun CLub's LP, Miami

11:47 AM
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11:50 AM
Urban Renewal Project - Computer Girl
Urban Renewal Project Computer Girl N
Heroes & Villains: The Sound of Los Angeles 1965-1968 V/A Cherry Red

Another one from this Cherry Red compilation, this with both Mael brothers who would go on to form Sparks, unreleased until their Past Tense box set from 2020

Artwork for the Cherry Red compilation Heroes & Villains: The Sound of Los Angeles 1965-1968


11:53 AM
Plankton Wat - Hidden Path
Plankton Wat Hidden Path N
Hidden Path Thrill Jockey Records 2022

New LP from Portland artist Dewey Mahood out now on Thrill Jockey compilation

Bandcamp | Vinyl

Chat is archived.
Casey (host) 9:55:58 AM
Alright folks, let's open up this pit
TAndy 10:00:54 AM
Hey Casey! Excited to be here for my first regular show for Downer Party 😁
TAndy 10:01:33 AM
Sundays are proving to have an egregiously stacked lineup from open to close
Marcus Watt 10:02:14 AM
Casey! How long has it been?
Casey (host) 10:03:10 AM
only about a month for doing radio but not since last summer that I was a regular
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 10:05:39 AM
Greetings and Salutations!
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 10:05:57 AM
Hello, DJ Casey!
TAndy 10:06:10 AM
Good morning MrM, and Marcus!
Marcus Watt 10:06:17 AM
Stay regular, as my grandmother always suggested. Louis Armstrong too was big on that sort of thing.
Brian D 10:15:07 AM
Brian D 10:15:33 AM
1 of the best rock shows ever GBV
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 10:15:41 AM
this SONG Rn aF‼️
Marcus Watt 10:16:01 AM
Richard from Rocky Hill 10:17:26 AM
@ Casey (host) The Downer Party is definitely starting this morning on an upbeat ... many of them, in fact ... Thanks and welcome back as a regular, Casey.
Casey (host) 10:17:39 AM
Thanks Richard it's good to be back
Marcus Watt 10:17:56 AM
Brian D. Somebody got the Thomas Dolby reference. I saw him at the Tower once.
Commie Francis ☭ 10:19:31 AM
Welcome back Casey!! So good to have you back.
Marcus Watt 10:21:57 AM
Commie did a great show last night.
Casey (host) 10:22:59 AM
as always
Christine 10:26:32 AM
Casey! Great to have you & Downer Party back on the air πŸ“»πŸŽΆ
Tom S 10:32:26 AM
Good morning people
Tom S 10:33:11 AM
@christine grerat to actually get to talk to you in person, thanks for coming out Friday night
Guelo 10:36:05 AM
total jam. Good morning!
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 10:40:04 AM
Casey (host) 10:41:10 AM
Juicy like Mtume
Christine 10:42:02 AM
Morning, all!
Christine 10:42:37 AM
Hey @Tom it was good to meet you in person and hear your band!
Christine 10:43:09 AM
One of my favorites was Wild Horses.
Marcus Watt 10:45:39 AM
Christine, the strawberry girl... No offense meant, if you don't like that song.
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 10:49:44 AM
CATE LE BON❗️ Gotta get this album
Casey (host) 10:52:06 AM
It's a goodie for sure
Casey (host) 10:52:12 AM
love her
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 10:52:32 AM
Dang! A favourite! Nice!
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 10:53:09 AM
Christine 10:54:58 AM
@Marcus, love Siouxsie πŸ–€
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:03:34 AM
Marcus Watt 11:04:48 AM
Loudest show I ever saw: J&M Chain, w/ opener NIN. At the Troc.
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:05:46 AM
worth it. Watt you say??
Casey (host) 11:05:59 AM
sounds like an incredible show
Casey (host) 11:06:32 AM
Been listening to J&MC and Slumberland bands so much since it started getting nice out
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:06:55 AM
Hellz Yeeaahh!
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:07:55 AM
Happy Birthday, DJ Casey!! πŸŽ‰ 🧁
Casey (host) 11:08:45 AM
Can confirm the second Algernon Cadwallader show isnot sold out but it is in Baltimore
Casey (host) 11:09:05 AM
Thanks! It was a few weeks ago but I appreciate it
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:09:12 AM
I’m still celebrating! πŸ˜΅β€πŸ’«πŸΎ
Casey (host) 11:09:34 AM
It's actually my dad's birthday this week so happy birthday to him too!
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:10:29 AM
Woooo! Happy Birthday, DJCaseyDAD! πŸŽ‚πŸͺ…
Casey (host) 11:11:00 AM
Honestly would have had a great 80s/90s DJ name, DJ Frank D
TAndy 11:12:03 AM
Happy birthday Casey and CaseyDad! Just had breakfast with mine, gonna try and nap to the music for a moment πŸ˜‡ loving the selection btw
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:12:04 AM
Oh shoot. Gotta get him to CoHost one day!
TAndy 11:14:20 AM
No lawnmowers!
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:15:21 AM
OMG πŸ˜†
Marcus Watt 11:17:48 AM
I like MrM's co-host idea.
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:20:19 AM
Christine 11:23:34 AM
Marcus Watt 11:23:40 AM
I bought this on a 45. I love Wire.
Christine 11:27:21 AM
I have to head out, but I'm taking WPRB with me in the car. Thanks Casey! Nice to hang out with everyone in the Listener Loungeβ„’.
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:27:40 AM
Cheers, Christine!!
Casey (host) 11:29:24 AM
great to have you Christine!
Casey (host) 11:30:57 AM
gonna have to play some Siouxsie next week
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:31:24 AM
This cd link was wonky, yet I did locate the CD and that site looks super.
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:31:51 AM
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:32:38 AM
1982 KNEW How To Do It πŸ’ƒ
Casey (host) 11:32:56 AM
h,mm try it now, looks like they have it on LP too
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:33:39 AM
🍊 orange vinyl!!
TAndy 11:39:59 AM
3OΒ©s!! πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:43:13 AM
SUPERCHUNKy Playlist!! πŸ”₯
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:45:19 AM
this show is too much fun 🀩
Casey (host) 11:45:29 AM
Love the sound of the tape heads hitting at the start of a track, you know it's gonna be a banger when that happens
jimbeaux 11:47:00 AM
Partay du Downer...howdeeeeeeeee!
Ambrose Hughes 11:48:09 AM
Top O the mornin' Casey!
Marcus Watt 11:48:15 AM
Two hours is not enough. Although I'll rarely miss it at this hour, so that's something.
Casey (host) 11:48:23 AM
How's it hanging Jimbeax and Ambrose!
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:49:33 AM
[BLONDIE❀️‍πŸ”₯ β€’ DEBBIE HARRY❀️‍πŸ”₯]
TAndy 11:49:54 AM
Thanks for the show!
Newtown Bike Works 11:49:54 AM
Great set
Ambrose Hughes 11:51:53 AM
Like wet clothes.
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:52:05 AM
Whoa, this TRACK πŸ’—
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:53:00 AM
WestSiiidddeee 😎
Ambrose Hughes 11:53:39 AM
Thanks for all the info with these songs Casey!😊
Casey (host) 11:54:11 AM
I like Sparks more for their synth pop albums in the 80s but I still gotta watch that documentary on them Netflix did
Marcus Watt 11:54:35 AM
A bit like Nico
Casey (host) 11:54:51 AM
Now that you mention it, yeah! Totally!
Casey (host) 11:55:27 AM
Happy that you appreciate them Ambrose! I always wanted to include links and stuff on the old playlist system and people really seem to like the links I include
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:55:52 AM
DJ SonOfFrankD! Great show! Appreciate the info and of course, the links! Big cheers and kind regards to you!
Casey (host) 11:56:15 AM
Likewise Mr. M!
-ᎷяMΞ”αžα¨Γ˜Π˜αŽ’ΞžN᎒-πŸ’€ 11:57:39 AM
Cheers to all the Dears, especially those with Big JUICY Ears!
Ambrose Hughes 12:00:26 PM
Great show Casey, thank you!
Casey (host) 12:01:26 PM
Thanks for all your kind words everyone! Now get your butts over to DJ McSweden's show!