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DrBeeper Faves of 2020



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2015  2014   2013   2012   2011   2010   2009   2008  

2007  2006   2005   2004   2003   2002   2001

 

DrB 2020 samplers

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Albums
Singles and EP’s
remixes, reissues, compilations, compendiums and continuous mixes
Live recordings
Too late for review



Album releases


01 Califone – Echo Mine
02 Holy Fuck – Deleter
03 Juniore – Un, Deux, Trois
04 Fiona Apple – Fetch The Bolt Cutters
05 Ghost Funk Orchestra – An Ode To Escapism
06 Low Cut Connie – Private Lives
07 The Nude Party – Midnight Manor
08 The Flaming Lips – American Head
09 Bastien Keb – The Killing of Eugene Peeps
10 Division Of Laura Lee – Apartment

11 Spencer Cullum – Spencer Cullum’s Coin Collection
12 Spliff Jacksun – Sanctuary
13 Psychic Markers – Psychic Markers
14 Bananagun – The True Story of Bananagun
15 Dope Body – Home Body
16 FSQ – Reprise Tonight
17 The Magnetic Fields – Quickies
18 Psychic Markers – Blue Dreams, Or Sucre De La Pasteque
19 Plant Lab – Plant Lab
20 Boat – Tread Lightly
21 Blitzen Trapper – Holy Smokes Future Jokes
22 Peel Dream Magazine – Agitprop Alterna
23 The Heliocentrics – Infinity Of Now
24 Idles – Ultra Mono
25 Cornershop – England is a Garden

26 Happyness – Floatr
27 Babeheaven – Home for Now
28 Bartees Strange – Live Forever
29 Dan Croll – Grand Plan
30 Jagguar – Jagguar
31 Meno – Make A Funk Noise Here
32 Robin Guthrie And Harold Budd – Another Flower
33 Rose City Band – Summerlong
34 Keleketla! – Keleketla!
35 Kruder And Dorfmeister – 1995
36 Mountain Goats, the – Songs For Pierre Chuvin
37 RVG – Feral
38 Rose City Band – Rose City Band
39 Harmonious Thelonious – Plong
40 Guided By Voices – Styles We Paid For
41 Fuzz – III
42 Cassowary – Cassowary
43 2nd Grade – Hit to Hit
44 Osees – Protean Threat
45 Green Day – Father of All Motherfuckers
46 Psychic Temple – Houses of the Holy
47 Cut Worms – Nobody Lives Here Anymore
48 Damaged Bug – Bug on Yonkers
49 Honey Radar – Ruby Puff of Dust
50 Pictish Trail – Thumb World

51 – 75
Ball Park Music – Ball Park Music
The Buttertones – Jazzhound
El Ten Eleven – Tautology III
Fontaines D.C. – A Hero’s Death
Horrid Red – Radiant Life
Nat Vazer – Is This Offensive And Loud?
Paul McCartney – McCartney III
Tami Neilson – Chickaboom!
Annie Taylor – Sweet Mortality
Bob Mould – Blue Hearts
Dunes Day – News Flash
German Army – Animals Remember Human
JJ Wilde – Ruthless
Kape Yeel – Reptyle Party S01E07
Magick Brother & Mystic Sister – Magick Brother & Mystic Sister
The Memories – Pickles & Pies
Music Band – Celebration
The No Ones – The Great Lost No Ones Album
Odd Nosdam – Home
Smoke Fairies – Darkness Brings The Wonders Home
Soccer Mommy – Color Theory
The Soul Motivators – Do the Damn Thing
Sports Team – Deep Down Happy
Taylor Swift – Folklore
Tim Burgess – I Love The New Sky

76 – 100
Wire – Mind Hive
Andy Bell – The View From Halfway Down
The Budos Band – Long In The Tooth
Built to Spill – Built to Spill Plays the Songs of Daniel Johnston
Drab City – Good Songs for Bad People
Lettuce – Resonate
Man Rei – Cusp
The Mountain Goats – Getting Into Knives
Paul Weller – On Sunset
Pretenders – Hate for Sale
Silverbacks – Fad
Six Organs of Admittance – Companion Rises
Spiritczualic Enhancement Center – Transporting Salt
The Spyrals – Same Old Line
The Texas Gentlemen – Floor It!!!
Vulfpeck – The Joy of Music, The Job of Real Estate
Wagon Christ – Recepticon
The Warlocks – The Chain
Catholic Action – Celebrated By Strangers
The Empty Hearts – The Second Album
The Exbats – Kicks, Hits and Fits
GRMLN – Goodbye, World
Guided By Voices – Surrender Your Poppy Field
LáGoon – Maa Kali Trip
Taylor Swift – Evermore

[[ Albums 101+ ]]



singles and EPs

01 Brontë Fall – Finishing School EP
02 Kurt Vile – Speed, Sound, Lonely KV EP
03 King Hannah – Tell Me Your Mind and I’ll Tell You Mine EP
04 Ty Segall – Segall Smeagol EP
05 Nilufer Yanya – Feeling Lucky? EP
06 Viagra Boys – Common Sense EP
07 William Tyler – New Vanitas EP
08 Bloods – Seattle EP
09 The Snuts – Mixtape EP
10 Green Day – Otis Big Guitar Mix EP

11 – 24
Beachdust – Gloom Grooves EP
Dry Cleaning – Sweet Princess EP
El Ten Eleven – Shimmered EP
First Aid Kit – Come Give Me Love single
The Heliocentrics – Telemetric Sounds EP
Isobel Campbell – Voices In The Sky EP
Lissie – Thank You To The Flowers EP
Los Straitjackets – In My Room single
Orville Peck – Show Pony EP
Richard Thompson – Bloody Noses EP
Teen Daze – Reality Refresh 3 EP
Teen Daze – Reality Refresh 4 EP
TV Party – Dark Heart EP
Wye Oak – No Horizon EP

also..
!!! – Certified Heavy Kats EP
Admiral Radley – ADRAD Radio Vol. 2 EP
American Authors – Counting Down EP
Animal Collective – Bridge to Quiet EP
Anoushka Shankar – Love Letters EP
Archers Of Loaf – Street Fighting Man single
Arre! Arre! – Heavy Breathing EP
Arrested Youth – Arrested Youth And The Quarantiners EP
Bastille – Goosebumps EP
Beauty Pill – Please Advise EP
Best Coast – Live At World Cafe EP
Bill Laswell, Opening Performance Orchestra, Iggy Pop – The Acid Lands EP
Black Watch, the – The Nothing That Is EP
Blackberry Smoke – Live from Capricorn Sound Studios EP
Born Ruffians – Breathe single
Bye Bye Bicycle – Specular EP
Chromeo – Quarantine Casanova EP
Chuck Prophet – Love Doesn’t Come From The Barrel Of A Gun singles
Circus Cannon – Drink Of Sleep EP
Cut Worms – Every Once In A While single
Cut Worms – Sold My Soul single
Death Cab for Cutie – The Georgia EP
Death Valley Girls – Breakthrough EP
Deerhoof – Love-Lore EP
Dirty Projectors – Flight Tower EP
Eiko Ishibashi – Memory of Future/Cellist Under The Influence EP
Foo Fighters – 00959525 EP
Fu Manchu – Fu30, Pt.1 10″
Funki Porcini – Motorway EP
Future Teens – Sensitive Sessions EP
Gang Of Four – Anti Hero EP
Ghost Of Vroom – Ghost Of Vroom 2 EP
Herman Düne – Incredible Vice EP
JunkBunny – Down the Rabbit Hole EP
Kakkmaddafakka – Ontas: EP
Khruangbin & Leon Bridges – Texas Sun EP
King Khan – Blue Film Woman OST EP
Kooks, the – Unshelved Pt. II EP
Le Butcherettes – Don’t Bleed EP
Lightning Dust – Material Life EP
Lorelle Meets The Obsolete – Re-Facto EP
Lucia And The Best Boys – Eternity EP
Magic Waters – Pinky Swear EP
Magik Markers – Isolated from Exterior Time: 2020 EP
Marika Hackman – Any Human Friend Acoustic EP
Marissa Nadler – Covers 3 EP
Matt Pond PA – Songs Of Disquiet EP
Melvins And Mudhoney – White Lazy Boy EP
Michael Franti And Spearhead – I Got You single
Mowgli’s, the – Dizzyonatightrope EP
Mumford And Sons – Delta Tour EP
Neil Young – The Times EP
New Order – Be A Rebel single
Nico Paulo – Wave Call EP
Ninth Wave, the – Happy Days! EP
Pet Shop Boys – My Beautiful Laundrette EP
Pete Yorn – Day I Forgot Live From LA 2003 EP
Post Animal – Worried About You EP
Pup – This Place Sucks Ass EP
Rat Boy – Government Vacation EP
Ray Remington – Texas Rose EP
Revivalists, the – Made In Muscle Shoals EP
Roger Eno And Brian Eno – Luminous EP
Routine – And Other Things EP
Scarypoolparty – Doom Hologram EP
ShitKid – Crotchrock EP
Smashing Pumpkins, the – Confessions Of A Dopamine Addict EP
Stone Foxes, the – Gold EP
Stroppies, the – Look Alive! EP
Sufjan Stevens – Video Game single
Sundara Karma – Kill Me EP
Sunwatchers – Brave Rats EP
Surfer Blood – Hard-Boiled EP
Tame Impala – Is It True (Four Tet Remix) single
Tank and The Bangas – Friend Goals EP
Tape Loop Orchestra – Offerings single
Traxman – Traxman vs Zeppelin EP
Wild Nothing – Laughing Gas EP
Yo La Tengo – Sleepless Night EP
Yo La Tengo – We Have Amnesia Sometimes EP
Zero 7 – Shadows EP



remixes, reissues, compilations, compendiums and continuous mixes

!! Dolly Parton’s America podcast
01 Moon Duo – Escape: Expanded Edition [reissue]
02 Ty Segall – Pig Man Lives Volume 1
03 Nightmares on Wax – Smokers Delight [digital deluxe reissue]
04 Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs – Under the Covers: The Best of Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs
05 va – MOJO Presents: Heavy Soul vol. 2 (15 Hits of Psychedelic Funk, Black Rock and Cosmic Slop…)
06 va – Tributes Or Not Tributes Vol 14
07 Blomst – Blomst IL + Ekstraomgang
08 Harry Nilsson – Nilsson Schmilsson [MFSL remaster]
09 Brant Bjork – Punk Rock Guilt [remaster]
10 Waco Brothers – Resist!

11 – 31
va – MOJO Presents: Atmospheres, Post-Punk 2020
Andrew Gold – Lonely Boy: Asylum Years Anthology
Billie Joe Armstrong – No Fun Mondays
Calibro 35 – Calibro 35 [deluxe reissue]
Graham Dee – Carnaby Street Soul West Coast Vibes
Honey Radar – Sing The Snow Away: The Chunklet Years
Lucinda Williams – Bob’s Back Pages: A Night Of Bob Dylan Songs
Lucinda Williams – Runnin’ Down a Dream: A Tribute to Tom Petty
Roger C. Reale & Rue Morgue – The Collection
Rowland S. Howard – Teenage Snuff Film [reissue]
Supergrass – The Strange Ones 1994-2008
The White Stripes – De Stijl XX [reissue]
va – Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs Of Marc Bolan And T. Rex
va – ELO-ISH
va – Glam & Glitter
va – Les Inrocks: 0bjectif vol.2 (Feb 2020)
va – MOJO Bowie Companion: Bowie Crash Course for the Ravers
va – MOJO Presents: The Good Songs: A Tribute to Nick Cave
va – MOJO Presents: The Mojo Festival 2020: 15 Rare and Unreleased Live Tracks
va – The Pop Genius of Mickie Most
va – Those Byrds Outta The Nest ! (A Byrdsian Tribute Vol 2)

also…
13th Floor Elevators, the – You and I and Me
Alison Mosshart – Sound Wheel
Amusement Parks On Fire – Thankyou Violin Radiopunk
Archive – Versions
Avalon Emerson – DJ-Kicks
Beastie Boys – Beastie Boys Music
Bill Haley & His Comets – Rocks, Clocks & Alligators All The Hits & More 1953-1961
Blue Nile, the – High [deluxe reissue]
Bobbie Gentry – The Delta Sweete [deluxe ed]
Brant Bjork – Gods And Goddesses [remaster]
Brian Auger – Introspection
Brian Eno – Film Music 1976-2020
Burrito Brothers, the – The Notorious Burrito Brothers
C.J. McKnight – Stinker Lets Loose! OST [reissue]
Cam Giles – Darker: The Songs of Leonard Cohen
Champs, the – Anthology: The Definitive Collection [reissue]
Charlatans, the – Some Friendly Demos
Craig Finn – All These Perfect Crosses
Dale Watson – Best Of The Hightone Years
Dan Mangan – Thief
David Bowie – ChangesNowBowie
Ezra Furman – To Them We’ll Always Be Freaks
Fatboy Slim – Back to Mine
Flying Burrito Brothers, the – Burrito Deluxe [remaster]
Golden Daze – Simpatico Demos
Haim – The Summer Girl Remixes Volume 1
His Name Is Alive – Return Versions
Holy Fuck – Deleter Remixed
John Fogerty – Fogerty’s Factory
Joseph Arthur – Come to Where I’m From [Anniv ed]
Kelis – Kaleidoscope [expanded reissue]
Kleenex Girl Wonder – Let It Buffer (Forever)
Lou Barlow – Emoh [reissue]
Lucinda Williams – Southern Soul From Memphis to Muscle Shoals
Ludovico Einaudi – Undiscovered
Mac Demarco – Here Comes The Cowboy Demos
Mariachi El Bronx – Musica Muerta, Vols 1&2
Marika Hackman – Covers
Mark Lanegan Band & Iyeara – Another Knock At The Door [Iyeara Remixes]
MGRP – The Very Best of the Everly Brothers
Mikal Cronin – Switched-On Seeker
Moviola – The Year You Were Born [reissue]
Mr. Scruff – DJ-Kicks
Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets – Walkabout
Norman Weeks & The Revelations – Miracles
Orange Peels, the – Square Cubed (reissue)
Ozzy Osbourne – Blizzard Of Ozz [40th Anniv Ed]
PJ Harvey – Dry Demos
PJ Harvey – To Bring You My Love Demos
Pulsallama – Pulsallama
Pure X – Rare Ecstasy 2009-2019
Redd Kross – Red Cross EP [reissue]
Replacements, the – Pleased To Meet Me [deluxe reissue]
Robert Plant – Digging Deep: Subterranea
Rosie Flores – Rockabilly Filly (reissue)
Royal Flush – Hot Spot [remaster]
Royal Trux – Quantum Entanglement
Scott the Hoople – Neil (Vol. 1)
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Rendition Was In)
Sleaford Mods – All That Glue
Sonic Youth – Rarities 1
Sonic Youth – Rarities 2
Sonic Youth – Rarities 3
Soul Asylum – Made To Be Broken [reissue]
Spacemen 3 – Threebie 3 [reissue]
Spiral Starecase – The Essential Spiral Starecase
Steve Wynn – Melting In The Dark [reissue]
Style Council, the – Long Hot Summers: The Story of the Style Council
T. Rex – Electric Warrior [MFSL remaster]
Tears for Fears – The Seeds of Love [super deluxe ed]
These New Puritans – The Cut (2016-2019)
Thievery Corporation – Symphonik
Townes Van Zandt – Somebody Had To Write It
Vacant Lots, the – Damage Control
Waylon Jennings – A Man Called Hoss [reissue]
White Stripes, the – The White Stripes Greatest Hits
Woods – Reflections Vol. 1 (Bumble Bee Crown King)

va – 100 Greatest 50s
va – 1978: The Year The UK Turned Day-Glo
va – A Slight Disturbance in My Mind: The British Proto-Psychedelic Sounds of 1966
va – Bands On The Rerun: Tribute To Paul McCartney & Wings
va – Blue Note Re:imagined
va – Dirty Work Going On: Kent & Modern Records Blues Into the 60s Vol. 1
va – Disco Demands Part Six
va – Eccentric Soul: The Renfro Label
va – Garland Records: Pacific Northwest Juke Box
va – Ghettoraid Vol. 1
va – Girls Go Power Pop!
va – Give Me the Funk! (The Best Funky-Flavored Music)
va – Indie Alternative
va – LateNightTales: Khruangbin
va – Les Inrocks: 0bjectif vol.1 (Jan 2020)
va – Les Inrocks: La Bande-Son De L’Automne (Oct 2020)
va – Les Inrocks: La Bande-Son De La Rentrée (Sep 2020)
va – Les Inrocks: La Bande-Son Du Printemps (Mar 2020)
va – Love Saves the Day : A History Of American Dance Music Culture 1970-1979 Part 1
va – Metal Hammer: A Tribute To Metallica
va – MOJO Presents: Kidology: A Radiohead Companion
va – MOJO Presents: Music for Homes (New Sounds for New Times)
va – MOJO Presents: This Is a Call! (15 Brainmelting Dispatches from the Golden Age of U.S. Alt-Rock)
va – Mojo Rising 2019: The Best New Music of the Year
va – More Songs To Remember: An Ode To Their Heroes Vol 2
va – Music To Watch Girls By: Easy Listening Classics
va – New York Dance Music
va – New York Dance Music II
va – New York Dance Music III
va – New York Dance Music IV
va – No Future: Complete Singles Collection: The Sounds of UK 82
va – NWOBHM Thunder: New Wave of British Heavy Metal 1978-1986
va – Pacific Breeze 2: Japanese City Pop, AOR & Boogie 1972-1986
va – Peephole in My Brain: British Progressive Pop Sound of 1971
va – Private Beach
va – png presents Secretly Canadian/Jagjaguwar
va – Psyche Oh! A Go Go: Lost Gems of Malaysia/Singapore Pop Music ’64-’74
va – Radio Uncut: 15 Tracks of The Month’s Best New Music
va – Raiders Of The Lost Hook Vol 5
va – Saint Etienne Present Songs for the Fountain Coffee Room
va – Soul Love Now The Black Fire Records Story 1975-1993
va – Stone Crush: Memphis Modern Soul 1977-1987
va – Studio One 007: Licensed to Ska (RSD 2020)
va – Summertime
va – Tales of Wonder: A Jazz Celebration of Stevie
va – The Last Shall Be First: The JCR Records Story, Vol. 1
va – The Wild Menagerie Of The Country Grew Mute
va – Tribute To Paul & Linda McCartney: A Ram Memory
va – Tributes Or Not Tributes Vol 15
va – Velvet Desert Music Vol. 2
va – Volume 4 (Redux)
va – We Were Living In Cincinnati



Live recordings
Hollywood Symphony Orchestra – The Music of Ennio Morricone [reissue]
Metallica And The San Francisco Symphony – S&M2
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Live In Adelaide ’19
Bob Mould – Circle of Friends [RSD audio]
Cheap Trick – Out To Get You! Live 1977
David Bowie – I’m Only Dancing (The Soul Tour ’74)
Fruit Bats – Found A Round Stone Live In Portland
Johnny Cash – A Night To Remember May 5th, 1973 At The Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
Nirvana – Live In Brasil, 1993 [FM remastered]
Oh Sees – Levitation Sessions
Sonic Youth – Live at Brixton Academy 1992
Sonic Youth – Live At CBGB’s 13 Dec 1988
Sonic Youth – World Trade Center Benefit 2001

Billy Strings – Exit In, Nashville, TN (7-25-2020)
Broken Social Scene – Live at Third Man Records
Charlie Mars – Live At The Saxon Pub
Eagles – Live From The Forum MMXVIII
Elbow – elbowrooms
Green Leaf Rustlers – From Within Marin
Hives, the – Live at Third Man Records
Japandroids – Massey Fucking Hall
Kills, the – Little Bastards
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Live In Paris ’19
King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard – Chunky Shrapnel
KVB, the – Live At La Cigale
Liam Gallagher – MTV Unplugged (Live At Hull City Hall)
Matt Nathanson – Live In Paradise Boston
Matthew Sweet – The Blue Sky On Mars Tour [Live At Pleasure Island, FLA 17June1997]
Mountain Goats, the – The Jordan Lake Sessions Volumes 1 and 2
MV & EE – Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn NY 01-19
Pete Yorn – Live At The Troubadour
Petra Haden – Songs From My Father
Raconteurs, the – Live In Tulsa
Ringo DeathStarr – Levitation Sessions
Shopping – Live At KEXP
Sigur Rós – Odin’s Raven Magic
Sonic Youth – All Tomorrow’s Parties 2000
Sonic Youth – Live In Bremen 1991
Sonic Youth – Live in Denver 1986
Sonic Youth – Live in Moscow ’89
Sonic Youth – Live in Torino 1987
Sonic Youth – Live in Yugoslavia 1985-1987
Sonic Youth – Perspectives Musicales Live At Cat’s Cradle 2000
Stooges, the – Live at Goose Lake: August 8th 1970
Stray Cats, the – Rocked This Town: From LA to London
Superchunk – Clambakes Vol. 10: Only in My Dreams – Live In Tokyo 2009
Talking Heads – Falling Upwards [Live 1979]
They Might Be Giants – Live at the Music Hall of Williamsburg
Van Halen – Osaka 1979
War on Drugs, the – Live Drugs
William Fitzsimmons – Live from the Livestream
Windhand – Levitation Sessions



Albums 101+

 

101 – 141
Woods – Strange to Explain
Whyte Horses – Hard Times
Album Leaf, the – OST
All Them Witches – Nothing As The Ideal
Bette Smith – The Good, The Bad And The Bette
Brownout – Berlin Sessions
Claudettes, the – High Times in the Dark
Dean And Britta – Quarantine Tapes
Dream Syndicate, the – The Universe Inside
Dustbowl Revival – Is It You, Is It Me
Elephant Stone – Hollow
Extraa – Baked
Fleet Foxes – Shore
Funky Destination – Roots People
Guru Guru, the – Point Fingers
Hazel English – Wake Up!
Isobel Campbell – There Is No Other. [Deluxe Ed]
James Hunter Six, the – Nick of Time
Johnossi – Torch — Flame
Land of Talk – Indistinct Conversations
Lee Ranaldo And Rau”l Refree – Names Of North End Women
Louder Than Death – Stop Und Fick Dich!
Luke Haines & Peter Buck – Beat Poetry For Survivalists
Matt Mays – Dog City
Metz – Atlas Vending
Mo Troper – Natural Beauty
Moviola – Scrape And Cuss
Nicole Atkins – Italian Ice
Open Eyes The Boy Phoenix – Open Eyes The Boy Phoenix
Pia Fraus – Empty Parks
Pokey LaFarge – Rock Bottom Rhapsody
Public Practice – Gentle Grip
Shadow Show – Silhouettes
Skuldpadda – Commitment
Sorry – 925
Sufis, the – Double Exposure
Tame Impala – The Slow Rush
Tella Viv – i
Vacant Lots, the – Interzone
Waxahatchee – Saint Cloud
White Denim – World As A Waiting Room

142-363
4411, the – W I L D
Adobe Collective, the – All the Space That There Is
Alex Maas – Luca
Alicia Keys – Alicia
Antibalas – Fu Chronicles
Anton Barbeau – Manbird
Arrested Development – Don’t Fight Your Demons
ATA Records – The Library Archive, Vol. 1
Aua – I Don’t Want It Darker
Bad Moves – Untenable
Bad Nerves – Bad Nerves
Badly Drawn Boy – Banana Skin Shoes
Bastards Of Soul – Spinnin’
Bats, the – Foothills
BC Camplight – Shortly After Takeoff
Beach Bunny – Honeymoon
Ben Watt – Storm Damage
Black Watch, the – Brilliant Failures
Bloodwitch – I Am Not Okay With This (Music from the Netflix Original Series)
Blossoms – Foolish Loving Spaces
Blushh – R.I.P. Apathy
Bobby Bare – Great American Saturday Night
Bobby Lees, the – Skin Suit
Bonnie Nettles, the – The Bonnie Nettles
Brendan Benson – Dear Life
Bright Light Social Hour, the – Jude Vol. II
Brigid Dawson & the Mothers Network – Ballet of Apes
Brooklyn Funk Essentials – Stay Good
Bruce Springsteen – Letter To You
Cable Ties – Far Enough
Calibro 35 – Momentum
Car Seat Headrest – Making A Door Less Open
Caroline Rose – Superstar
Cayucas – Blue Summer
Cherry Pickles – The Juice That’s Worth the Squeeze
Chicks, the – Gaslighter
Circa Waves – Happy
Clavicule – Garage Is Dead
Clem Snide – Forever Just Beyond
Close Lobsters – Post Neo Anti: Arte Povera in the Forest of Symbols
Cloud Nothings – The Black Hole Understands
Counterconformity – Skyline Drive
Country Westerns – Country Westerns
Cowboys, the – Room of Clons
Cults – Host
Death Valley Girls – Under the Spell of Joy
Destroyer – Have We Met
Diet Cig – Do You Wonder About Me?
Disheveled Cuss – Disheveled Cuss
DISQ – Collector
Dope Body – Crack A Light
Drive-By Truckers – The New OK
Drive-By Truckers – The Unraveling
Dukes Of Chutney – Hazel
Dune Rats – Hurry Up And Wait
Dusty & Sportsmen – NEX004 [cass]
El Ten Eleven – Tautology II
Elvis Costello – Hey Clockface
Explorers Club, the – To Sing And Be Born Again
Fast Romantics – Pick It Up
Fearless Flyers, the – Tailwinds
Flame Parade – Cosmic Gathering
Flat Worms – Antarctica
Flytraps, the – Wild Card
Frankie and The Witch Fingers – Monsters Eating People Eating Monsters
Front Bottoms, the – In Sickness & in Flames
Funki Porcini – Boredom Never Looked So Good
Futurebirds – Teamwork
Garcia Peoples – Nightcap at Wits’ End
Ghostpoet – I Grow Tired But Dare Not Fall Asleep
Gooms, the – Laugh
Great Peacock – Forever Worse Better
Greg Dulli – Random Desire
Greyboy Allstars, the – Como De Allstars
Guided by Voices – Mirrored Aztec
Gum – Out In The World
Habibi – Anywhere But Here
Haden Triplets, the – The Family Songbook
Haim – Women In Music Pt. III
Half Japanese – Crazy Hearts
Helena Deland – Someone New
Herman Dune – Notes from Vinegar Hill
Hinds – The Prettiest Curse
HMLTD – West of Eden
Holy Wave – Interloper
Hoops – Halo
Howling Hex, the – Knuckleball Express
Illuminati Hotties – Free I.H. This Is Not The One You’ve Been Waiting For
International Teachers of Pop – Pop Gossip
Jam City – Pillowland
Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit – Reunions
Jayhawks, the – XOXO
Jazz Sabbath – Jazz Sabbath
Jeff Tweedy – Love Is The King
Jenny O. – New Truth
Jim White – Misfit’s Jubilee
Jonatha Brooke – The Sweetwater Sessions
Kaki King – Modern Yesterdays
Kánaán – Double Sun
Katie Von Schleicher – Consummation
Kelley Stoltz – Ah! (Etc)
Kelly Finnigan – The Tales People Tell
Kevin Morby – Sundowner
Khruangbin – Mordechai
Kidbug – Kidbug
King Clement – Lasso!
King Khan – The Infinite Ones
King Krule – Man Alive!
Kooba Tercu – Proto Tekno
L.A. Witch – Play With Fire
Lanterns on the Lake – Spook The Herd
Las Cobras – Selva
Lesley Barth – Big Time Baby
Los Estanques – IV
Lovely Eggs, the – I Am Moron
Lucinda Williams – Good Souls Better Angels
Lydia Loveless – Daughter
Madeline Kenney – Sucker’s Lunch
Magik Markers – 2020
Maita – Best Wishes
Man Man – Dream Hunting In The Valley Of The In-Between
Man of Moon – Dark Sea
Mandy Moore – Silver Landings
Mark Lanegan – Straight Songs Of Sorrow
Masaki Batoh – Smile Jesus Loves You
Melenas – Di’as Raros
Melt Yourself Down – 100% Yes
Men, the – Mercy
Michelle Gurevich – Ecstasy in the Shadow of Ecstasy
Monophonics – It’s Only Us
Moon Attendant – One Last Summer
Mourn – Self Worth
Mr. Gnome – The Day You Flew Away
Muzz – Muzz
Nadine Shah – Kitchen Sink
Nap Eyes – Snapshot of a Beginner
Natural Child – Natural Child
Negativland – The World Will Decide
Neil Young – Homegrown
New Moon Jelly Roll Freedom Rockers – New Moon Jelly Roll Freedom Rockers Vol. 1
New Threads – Free Rock
No Age – Goons Be Gone
Nova Twins – Who Are The Girls?
of Montreal – UR FUN
Old 97’s – Twelfth
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez – The Clouds Hill Tapes, Pt. I
OOIOO – nijimusi
Orchards – Lovecore
Øresund Space Collective – Experiments In The Subconscious
Øresund Space Collective – Four Riders Take Space Mountain
Osees – Metamorphosed
Owen Pallett – Island
Pack A.D., the – It Was Fun While It Lasted
Paint – Spiritual Vegas 2
Pale Honey – Some Time, Alone
Pantha du Prince – Conference of Trees
Parlor Walls – Heavy Tongue
Peaking Lights – Escape
Pearl Jam – Gigaton
Perfume Genius – Set My Heart On Fire Immediately
Phoenix Foundation, the – Friend Ship
Postcards – The Good Soldier
Protomartyr – Ultimate Success Today
Psychedelic Suns – Hide From The Sun
Ratboys – Printer’s Devil
Ratboys, the – Click
Retirement Party – Runaway Dog
Ride – Clouds In The Mirror (This Is Not A Safe Place Reimagined By Pe^tr Aleksa”nder)
RJD2 – The Fun Ones
Rob Crow – Everybody’s Got Damage
Roger Eno and Brian Eno – Mixing Colours
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Sideways to New Italy
Run The Jewels – RTJ4
Same – Plastic Western
Sammy Brue – Crash Test Kid
Seazoo – Joy
Secret Machines – Awake In The Brain Chamber
Seth Bogart – Men on the Verge of Nothing
Shem Sharples – Strange Sounds From The Wreckage
Shit & Shine – Malibu Liquor Store
Sidonie – El Regreso de Abba
Silver Sun – Switzerland
Sinclairs, the – Sparkle
Sonic Boom – All Things Being Equal
Sorcerers, the – In Search Of The Lost City Of The Monkey God
Spacey Jane – Sunlight
Sparta – Trust the River
Speedometer – Our Kind Of Movement
Spitfires, the – Life Worth Living
Spun Out – Touch The Sound
Squirrel Nut Zippers – Lost Songs of Doc Souchon
Statues – Holocene
Steve Earle & The Dukes – Ghosts of West Virginia
Strokes, the – The New Abnormal
Sturgill Simpson – Cuttin’ Grass
Sufjan Stevens – Aporia
Sufjan Stevens – The Ascension
Summer Camp – Romantic Comedy
Sunflowers – Endless Voyage
Supercrush – SODO Pop
Tanya Donelly And The Parkington Sisters – Tanya Donelly And The Parkington Sisters
Tedo Stone – Same Old Kid
Thomas Molander – The Walk
Thundercat – It Is What It Is
Thurston Moore – By The Fire
Tiña – Positive Mental Health Music
Tired Lion – Breakfast For Pathetics
Tobacco – Hot Wet And Sassy
Tobin Sprout – Empty Horses
Tom Vek – New Symbols
Toy – Happy in the Hollow [deluxe ed]
Triángulo de Amor Bizarro – Triángulo de Amor Bizarro
TV Freaks – People
Vagina Lips, the – Outsider Forever
Weeknd, the – After Hours
Widowspeak – Plum
Willie Nelson – First Rose of Spring
Wood Brothers, the – Kingdom in My Mind
Woodkid – S16
Wray – Stream of Youth/Blank World
Young Fresh Fellows – Toxic Youth
Yukon Blonde – Vindicator

364 – 617
Airborne Toxic Event, the – Hollywood Park
Alex Izenberg – Caravan Château
Alfie – If She Could Only Remember My Name
Algiers – There Is No Year
Aliens, the – Electronville
And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – X: The Godless Void And Other Stories
Animal Noise – Fever Dream
Animalingo – Babble On
Anna Burch – If You’re Dreaming
Apparat – Soundtracks: Dämonen
Arbor Labor Union – New Petal Instants
Arson Daily – Late Reflections
Audrey Ochoa – Frankenhorn
Bacchae – Pleasure Vision
Bambara – Stray
Band Of Heathens, the – Stranger
Baseball Gregg – Calendar
Basic Plumbing – Keeping Up Appearances
Beach Slang – The Deadbeat Bang of Heartbreak City
Beauts – Dalliance
Ben Harper – Winter Is For Lovers
Best Coast – Always Tomorrow
Beths, the – Jump Rope Gazers
Big Black Delta – 4
Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys – Night Tide
Bill Callahan – Gold Record
Bill Frisell – Valentine
Black Lips, the – Sing in a World That’s Falling Apart
Blank Spaces – A Home Away from Home
Blesson Roy – Think Like Spring
Blomma – Blomma
Bloodshot Bill – Get Loose Or Get Lost
Bob Dylan – Rough and Rowdy Ways
Brett Newski – Don’t Let the Bastards Get You Down
Broken Hands – Split In Two [deluxe]
Budokan Boys – Dad Is Bad
Cabbage – Amanita Pantherina
Caleb Landry Jones – The Mother Stone
Caspian – On Circles
Chats, the – High Risk Behaviour
Chemtrails – The Peculiar Smell of the Inevitable
Cherie Currie – Blvds Of Splendor
Chet Faker – Music For Silence
Chicano Batman – Invisible People
Childish Gambino – Donald Glover Presents
Cleaners From Venus, the – Dolly Birds And Spies
Cloud Nothings – Life Is Only One Event
Clt Drp – Without The Eyes
Cmon – Confusing Mix of Nations
Coloured Clocks – Flora
Colter Wall – Western Swing And Waltzes And Other Punchy Songs
Coriky – Coriky
Courteeners, the – More. Again. Forever
Cravats, the – Hoorahland
Creeper – Sex, Death & The Infinite Void
Cribs, the – Night Network
Crumble Factory, the – Darling Limonade
Cut Copy – Freeze, Melt
Damien Jurado – What’s New, Tomboy?
Deap Lips – Deap Lips
Deep Sea Diver – Impossible Weight
Dent May – Late Checkout
Districts, the – You Know I’m Not Going Anywhere
DMA’s – The Glow
Dog Day – Present
Dogleg – Melee
Don Pie Pie – The Life Of Pie
Doseone – G Is For Job
Double Happiness, the – Surfgazing
Doves – The Universal Want
Dream Wife – So When You Gonna.
Easy Love – Wander Feeler
Eels – Earth to Dora
El Ten Eleven – Tautology I
Elkhorn – The Storm Sessions
Elwins, the – IV
Emily Wells – In The Dark Moving
En Attendant Ana – Juillet
EoB – Earth
Es – Less of Everything
Ex Norwegian – Spotting Hues
Eyelids – The Accidental Falls
Ezra Furman – Sex Education Original Soundtrack
Fantastic Negrito – Have You Lost Your Mind Yet
Field Music – Making a New World
First To Eleven – Covers, Vol. 6
Floral Tattoo – You Can Never Have a Long Enough Head Start
Four Tet – Sixteen Oceans
Foxy Shazam – Burn
Frank Turner And Jon Snodgrass – Buddies II: Still Buddies
Fratellis, the – Half Drunk Under A Full Moon
Frights, the – Everything Seems Like Yesterday
Frogs, the – 1st
G. Love & Special Sauce – The Juice
Gengahr – Sanctuary
Gia Margaret – Mia Gargaret
Goodbye Party, the – Beautiful Motors
Gorillaz – Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez
Grandson – Death Of An Optimist
Great Gable – Tracing Faces
Grouplove – Healer
Gulfer – Gulfer
Halloweens – Morning Kiss at the Acropolis
Hanni El Khatib – Flight
Hayes Carll – Alone Together Sessions
Health – Disco4::Part I
Hey Colossus – Dances / Curses
High Waisted – Sick of Saying Sorry
Hockey Dad – Brain Candy
Holy Motors – Horse
Honest Men – I’m Okay
Hotel Mira – Perfectionism
Hypnodrone Ensemble – Gets Polyamorous
Indigo Girls – Look Long
Ist Ist – Architecture
JARV IS… Jarvis Cocker – Beyond the Pale
Jeff Rosenstock – No Dream
Jello Biafra & The Guantanamo School Of Medicine – Tea Party Revenge Porn
Jeremy Tuplin – Violet Waves
Joe Ely – Love In The Midst Of Mayhem
John ‘Papa’ Gros – Central City
John Foxx & The Maths – Howl
John Vanderslice – Dollar Hits
Julian Cope – Self Civil War
Just Like Honey – Into The Wild
Kaskadeur – Uncanny Valley
Kestrels – Dream or Don’t Dream
Killer Barbies, the – Vive Le Punk
Killers, the – Imploding The Mirage
Kim Salmon and the Surrealists – Rantings From The Book Of Swamp
King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard – K.G
Lambchop – Trip
Larkin Poe – Self Made Man
Las Kellies – Suck This Tangerine
Lawrence Arms, the – Skeleton Coast
Lemon Twigs, the – Songs for the General Public
Levellers – Peace
Lone Bellow, the – Half Moon Light
Loose Buttons – Something Better
Louisiana’s Le Roux – One of These Days
Ludovico Einaudi – 12 Songs From Home
Ludvig Moon – Vanilla
Luka State, the – Real Thing
Luxembourg Signal, the – The Long Now
M. Ward – Migration Stories
Magic Bronson – Sweat
Magic Gang, the – Death Of The Party [deluxe]
Magic Wands – Illuminate
Mammut – Ride the Fire
March – Set Loose
Marcus King – El Dorado
Mastersons, the – No Time for Love Songs
Matt Johnson – With the Music
Mavericks, the – En Espa¤ol
Meltt – Swim Slowly
Microphones, the – Microphones in 2020
Moaning – Uneasy Laughter
Mogwai – ZeroZeroZero
Momma – Two of Me
Mondo Cozmo – New Medicine
Moons, the – Pocket Melodies
Mr. Ben & the Bens – Life Drawing
Mumrunner – Valeriana
Mystery Jets – A Billion Heartbeats
Mystery Jets – Home Protests
Nada Surf – Never Not Together
Network, the – Money Money 2020 Pt II: We Told Ya So!
Nine Inch Nails – Ghosts V: Together
Nine Inch Nails – Ghosts VI: Locusts
Nix, the – Sausage Studio Sessions
No Joy – Motherhood
NOFX And Frank Turner – West Coast vs. Wessex
Northeast Party House – Shelf Life
Nothing – The Great Dismal
Old School Funky Family – Tonus!
Oldsoul – You Were Overwhelmed
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez – The Clouds Hill Tapes Pt. III
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez – The Clouds Hill Tapes, Pt. II
Once and Future Band – Deleted Scenes
Osees – Panther Rotate
Out – Billie
Painted Zeros – When You Found Forever
Partisan – Savage Peace
Partner – Never Give Up
Pete Astor – You Made Me
Peter Bjorn and John – Endless Dream
Phantom Planet – Devastator
Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong – Presto
Pins – Hot Slick
Polock – Romance
Pomplamoose – Invisible People
Possessed by Paul James – As We Go Wandering
Pottery – Welcome To Bobby’s Motel
Psychedelic Furs, the – Made of Rain
Public Enemy – What You Gonna Do When The Grid Goes Down
Pure X – Pure X
Quinn XCII – A Letter To My Younger Self
Ramin Djawadi – Westworld Season 3 OST
Real Estate – The Main Thing
Richard Walters – Golden Veins
Ringo Deathstarr – Ringo Deathstarr
Ron Sexsmith – Hermitage
Roy – Peace Love And Outer Space
Rufus Wainwright – Unfollow The Rules
Sam Roberts Band – All of Us
Sara Bareilles – More Love: Songs from Little Voice Season One
Savak – Rotting Teeth in the Horse’s Mouth
Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox – OK Crooner
Sea Wolf – Through A Dark Wood
Seasick Steve – Love And Peace
Sex Swing – Type II
Shaman Elephant – Wide Awake but Still Asleep
Silver Scrolls – Music for Walks
Skyway Man – The World Only Ends When You Die
Slotface – The Slumber Tapes
Snarlin’ Yarns, the – Break Your Heart
Snarls – Burst
Sondre Lerche – Patience
Sparta – Trust the River
Spits, the – VI
Stephen Malkmus – Traditional Techniques
Steve Arrington – Down to the Lowest Terms: The Soul Sessions
Sturgill Simpson – Cuttin’ Grass Vol. 2 (Cowboy Arms Sessions)
Supersuckers – Play That Rock n’ Roll
Surfer Blood – Carefree Theatre
Suzie True – Saddest Girl at the Party
Sweet Serenades, the – City Lights
Sweet Spirit – Trinidad
Team Picture – The Menace Of Mechanical Music
Tennis – Swimmer
Thick – 5 Years Behind
Throwing Muses – Sun Racket
Tissues, the – Blue Film
Toner – Silk Road
Tops – I Feel Alive
Trace Mountains – Lost in the Country
Travis – 10 Songs
Tricky – Fall to Pieces
Tycho – Simulcast
U.S. Girls – Heavy Light
Varsity – Fine Forever
Vintage Crop – Serve to Serve Again
Wargirl – Dancing Gold
Warm Digits – Flight of Ideas
Weeks, the – Gutter Gaunt Gangster
White Poppy – Paradise Gardens
Whitney – Candid
Will Butler – Generations
Willow Ash – Hypnagogia
Wolf Parade – Thin Mind
Work Drugs – A Matter of Degrees
Wytches, the – Three Mile Ditch
Xetas – The Cypher

618-713
Alexandra Savior – The Archer
Angel Olsen – Whole New Mess
Avett Brothers, the – The Third Gleam
Bacon Brothers, the – The Way We Love
Barringtone – Bonanza Plan
Biffy Clyro – A Celebration Of Endings
Black Orchid Empire – Semaphore
Bombay Bicycle Club – Everything Else Has Gone Wrong
Bon Jovi – 2020
Boomtown Rats, the – Citizens of Boomtown
Brass Phantoms – Holding Out for Horrors
Bush – The Kingdom
Cadillac Three, the – Country Fuzz
Cadillac Three, the – Tabasco And Sweet Tea
CeeLo Green – CeeLo Green Is Thomas Callaway
Charmer – Ivy
Circles Around The Sun – Circles Around the Sun
Cold Years – Paradise
Coronas, the – True Love Waits
Creed Bratton – Slightly Altered
Crisman – Crisman
Crown Lands – Crown Lands
Darcys, the – Fear And Loneliness
Dawes – Good Luck With Whatever
Dead Milkmen, the – Depends On The Horse
Deerhoof – Future Teenage Cave Artists
Delta Spirit – What Is There
Double Grave – Goodbye, Nowhere!
Dryjacket – Going Out of Business
Early Thirties, the – People Are Going To Be So Impressed
Enter Shikari – Nothing is True & Everything is Possible
Everything Everything – Re-Animator
Flower – None is (But Once Was)
Former Utopia – Magnetar
Four Tet – Sixteen Oceans
Good Looking Friends – The Light of the Well
Great News – Now and Them
Groove Armada – Edge of the Horizon
Hamilton Leithauser – The Loves of Your Life
Harkin – Harkin
Heart Bones – Hot Dish
Honey Cutt – Coasting
Into It. Over It. – Figure
Jaded Hearts Club, the – You’ve Always Been Here
James Taylor – American Standard
Jessie Wagner – Shoes Droppin
Katy Perry – Smile [deluxe]
Kid Dakota – Age of Roaches
Kytes – Good Luck
L.A. Takedown – Our Feeling of Natural High
La Roux – Supervision
Lemonade Stand – On The Rocks
Love Fame Tragedy – Wherever I Go, I Want To Leave
Lovedrug – Turning into Something You Were Never Meant to Be
Lovetones, the – Myriad
Machinegum – Conduit
Mansions – Big Bad
Medicine Boy – Take Me With You When You Disappear
Meg Birch – Jazz Covers Pop 2
Miley Cyrus – Plastic Hearts
Missing Persons – Dreaming
My Morning Jacket – The Waterfall II
Naked And Famous, the – Recover
Nation of Language – Introduction, Presence
Neon Trees – I Can Feel You Forgetting Me
North by North – Get Weird
Other Lives – For Their Love
Park National – The Big Glad
Phantogram – Ceremony
Poliça – When We Stay Alive
Rentals, the – Q36
Ritual King – Ritual King
Ryan Adams – Wednesdays
Scott H. Biram – Fever Dreams
Se’bastien Tellier – Domesticated
Shawn Mendes – Wonder
Smashing Pumpkins – CYR
Son Lux – Tomorrows II
Soul Asylum – Hurry Up and Wait
Sounds, the – Things We Do For Love
Spanish Love Songs – Brave Faces Everyone
Stay Voiceless – Lies To Tell Your Children
Stone Temple Pilots – Perdida
Streets, the – None Of Us Are Getting Out Of This Life Alive
Sunset Doctrine, the – Lost & Left Behind
Surf Rock Is Dead – Existential Playboy
Then Comes Silence – Machine
Tower of Power – Step Up
Twin Sister – Twin Sister
Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown – Pressure
Ultimate Fakebook – The Preserving Machine
Vistas – Everything Changes in the End
Vundabar – Either Light
Wailin Storms – Rattle
Wands – Burn The Secret
Winter Passing, the – New Ways of Living

714+
Black Magick SS – Rainbow Nights
Charli XCX – How I’m Feeling Now
Dears, the – Lovers Rock
Deftones – Ohms
Fuzztones, the – NYC
Goldfinger – Never Look Back
Hexvessel – Kindred
Hunna, the – I’d Rather Die Than Let You In
Joan As Police Woman – Cover Two
Moby – All Visible Objects
New Regime, the – Heart Mind Body & Soul
Nudie Mag – Our Milk
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down – Temple
Washed Out – Purple Noon

 



Not reviewed: (too late or too lazy)

Belle and Sebastian – What to Look for in Summer (live)
Black Pumas – Black Pumas [deluxe ed] (orig 2019)
Elton John – Jewel Box [8 cd]

Finneas – Blood Harmony [deluxe ed] (orig 2019)
Fleetwood Mac – 1969-1974 [8 cd box]
Grateful Dead – American Beauty [50th anniv deluxe]

Jimi Hendrix – Live In Maui 1970
Kirk Lightsey and Rudolph Johnson with the All Stars – Habiba [reissue] (orig 1974)
Mercury Rev – The Secret Migration [deluxe reissue]

Motörhead – Ace of Spades [40th anniv deluxe]
Nick Cave – Idiot Prayer (N.C. Alone at Alexandra Palace)
Sic Alps – Disc Rats (Demos Vol. 1)

Sic Alps – Supplemental Cozy (Demos Vol. 2)
Solomon Burke – The King Of Rock ‘n’ Soul: The Atlantic Recordings 1962-1968
Style Council, the – Long Hot Summers: The Story of the Style Council

va – Living On the Hill: A Danish Underground Trip 1967-1974
va – Make More Noise! Women In Independent Music UK 1977-1987
Wanda Jackson – The Capitol Singles 1964-1966

War On Drugs, the – Live Drugs
Beachwood Sparks – Beachwood Deluxe
Darren Hayman – I Can Travel Through Time

Jeff Russo – Legion (Music from Season 3 OST)
King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard – Teenage Gizzard
Network, the – Trans Am [single]

Obnox – Savage Raygun
Osees – Weirdo Hairdo [single]
They Might Be Giants – Secret Music, Vol. 1

va – Africa_ Psychedelic Rock Nuggets 1969-1974
VV And The Void – Elevator To The Unknown
White Stripes, the – Live At The 40 Watt (Benefitting Fair Fight)

Andrew Bird – Hark!
Bird and The Bee, the – Put up the Lights
Calexico – Seasonal Shift

Julia Stone – Everything Is Christmas
Kelly Finnigan – A Joyful Sound
Kidz Bop Kids – Kidz Bop Christmas Party!

Mark Lanegan – Dark Mark Does Christmas 2020
Murder By Death – Lonesome Holiday
Pentatonix – We Need A Little Christmas

va – Christmas Rockdown
Dean And Britta – Happy Xmas (War is Over) [single]
Brian Wilson And Van Dyke Parks – Orange Crate Art [reissue] (orig 1995)

Takuya Kuroda – Fly Moon Die Soon



 

 

 

 

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