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The Downer Party

Jun 17, 2022 1:00 AM – 3:00 AM

With Casey

Rebroadcast of Sunday's show

The Downer Party is back to welcome the summer season

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1:00 AM
Lee Hazelwood & Suzi Jane Hokom - Sand
Lee Hazelwood & Suzi Jane Hokom Sand N
Heroes & Villains: The Sound of Los Angeles 1965-1968 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

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1:04 AM
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1:07 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

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1:11 AM
Big Thief - Certainty
Big Thief Certainty
Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe In You 4AD 2022
1:12 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

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1:16 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

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1:20 AM
Kalia Vandeveer - More of the Good Stuff Later
Kalia Vandeveer More of the Good Stuff Later N
Regrowth New Amsterdam 2022
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1:33 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 22° 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

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1:33 AM
Barrie - Frankie
Barrie Frankie
Barbara Winspear 2022

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

Bandcamp | Vinyl

1:37 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

1:41 AM
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard - Ambergris
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Ambergris N
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

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1:46 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

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1:50 AM
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1:54 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

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1:57 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

2:00 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

2:02 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

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2:04 AM
Mura - Rest
Mura Rest N
2008-2021 An'archives 2022
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2:09 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

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2:12 AM
Ovlov - Fast G
Ovlov Fast G
TRU Exploding In Sound Records 2018
2:15 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

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2:18 AM
Le Tigre - Deceptacon
Le Tigre Deceptacon
Le Tigre Mr. Lady 1999
2:21 AM
Wire - Our Swimmer
Wire Our Swimmer
Document & Eyewitness Rough Trade 1982

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2:25 AM
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2:28 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

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2:34 AM
Hotline TNT - Had To Try
Hotline TNT Had To Try
Nineteen In Love Smoking Room 2021
2:37 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

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2:41 AM
Superchunk - Skip Steps 1 & 3
Superchunk Skip Steps 1 & 3
No Pocky for Kitty Merge Records 1991
2:44 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

2:47 AM
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2:50 AM
Urban Renewal Project - Computer Girl
Urban Renewal Project Computer Girl N
Heroes & Villains: The Sound of Los Angeles 1965-1968 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

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2:53 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