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Music: Pass The Mic: Artists and labels on 2020

Primitive Teeth (Christine)

1. What are your top five albums that were released in 2020? (In order 1-5)

  1. Sweeping Promises - Hunger for a Way Out
  2. Cold Meat - Hot and Flustered
  3. Cold Beat - Mother
  4. Linea Aspera - Linea Aspera II
  5. Subdued - Over the Hills and Far Away

2. What band did you discover in 2020 (can be a brand new band or an older band) that had an impact on your life? What made them significant?

The Sweeping Promises album feels like one I'll always return to and think, "That's 2020."

3. How will you remember 2020? (In terms of music)

Spent a lot of the year wondering how many bands would make it through the pandemic.  Conversely -- a lot of pretty great new records came out. That surprised me and I've bought more records these last few months than I had in awhile. 

4. What can we look forward to from you in 2021?

Assuming anything goes right with the US's response moving forward, we'd like to get the next recording started. We were able to get together a few times and write some new songs so we're looking forward to continue working on our next release.

5. What records are you looking forward to most in 2021?

I just found out Mujeres Podridas have a new LP coming out so that'll be cool!

6. Trying to put a positive spin on things, what is your favorite development from the global pandemic this year? (Is there a new medium you enjoy, a specific song or collaboration, personal news, etc. that was a bright spot?)

I appreciate the stronger bond I’ve formed with the people closest to me in my life. Also, we all got much better at cooking. Bryan got a new dog!!!!!

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  1. A-F Records / Nightmarathons (Chris Stowe)
  2. Asbestos Worker (Josh Stever)
  3. Attic Salt (Skip Davis)
  4. Black Dots (Wade Henderson - guitar/yelling)
  5. Body Stuff (Curran Reynolds)
  6. Bootblacks (Barrett Hiatt)
  7. Bothers (John Massel)
  8. Broadway Calls (Ty Vaughn - guitar/vocals)
  9. Burnt Tapes (Phil LaTour)
  10. City Of Industry (Ossa Humilata)
  11. Cloud Rat (Rorik Brooks)
  12. Primitive Teeth (Christine)
  13. Days N Daze / Escape from the ZOO / Chad Hates George (Jesse Sendejas)
  14. DC-Jam Records (Darron Hemann)
  15. Deaf Club (Brian Amalfitano)
  16. Dirt Cult Records / Low Culture (Chris Mason)
  17. Divided Heaven (Jeff Berman)
  18. Foxfires (Josh Lyford)
  19. Heart and Lung
  20. Iron Lung Records (Jensen)
  21. Lamniformes
  22. Locrian / The Holy Circle / Axebreaker (Terence Hannum)
  23. MakeWar (Edwin)
  24. Nato Coles and the Blue Diamond Band (Nato Coles)
  25. Neighborhood Brats (George Rager)
  26. Netherlands (Timo Ellis)
  27. Old Ghosts (Derek)
  28. Partial Traces (Brad Lokkesmoe)
  29. Quattracenta (Andrea - drums)
  30. Real Numbers (Eli Hansen)
  31. Red Fiction / Secret Chiefs 3 / Estradasphere (Jason Schimmel)
  32. Red Scare Industries (Tobias Jeg)
  33. Reptoid (Jordan Sobolew)
  34. Salinas Records / Quaker Wedding (Marco Reosti)
  35. Sam Russo
  36. Scuba Cop
  37. Secret Fun Club (Sal Gallegos III)
  38. SpiritWorld (Stu Folsom)
  39. Sutekh Hexen / In Solace Publishing (Kevin Gan Yuen)
  40. The Carvels NYC (Lynne Von Pang)
  41. The Path (Jon Berg)
  42. The Pretty Flowers (Noah Green)
  43. Tibetan Sky Burial
  44. To Live A Lie Records / Tired Of Everything (Will Butler)
  45. Western Addiction (Jason Hall)
  46. Strangelight (Nat Coghlan)
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