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The New Abnormal

Jul 22, 2022 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM

With ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ



The New Abnormal
7:01 AM
Janel & Anthony - Leaving the Woods
Janel & Anthony Leaving the Woods
Where Is Home Cuneiform Records 2012

Duo of Janel Leppin (cello) and her husband Anthony Pirog (guitars).



7:07 AM
Set Break: over “Ectoplasme” by Univers Zéro
7:08 AM
Adrian Knight - Ballroom Dancer
Adrian Knight Ballroom Dancer N
Life of the Party (Skyfiles 002) Pink Pamphlet 2022

Composer and multi-instrumentalist, born 1987 in Uppsala, Sweden. He currently lives in Brooklyn.



7:13 AM
Tino - For the Stratus Family
Tino For the Stratus Family N
Interpreting Clouds sound as language 2022

Santino Gonzales is a lover of painting, dissecting conspiracies, and creating homemade ambient music. originally from Los Lunas / Albuquerque, NM - he is now located in San Francisco.




7:17 AM
Mr. Various - Track 07
Mr. Various Track 07
L'Ostopera s/r 2019

Known by many names, he is the former host of WPRB's "The Worried Waltz".

This is his latest sound collage (that I possess at least).

7:20 AM
Matmos - Tonight there is something special about the moon / Jaki księżyc dziś wieczór...
Matmos Tonight there is something special about the moon / Jaki księżyc dziś wieczór... N
Regards/Ukłony dla Bogusław Schaeffer Thrill Jockey Records 2022

Matmos is an experimental electronic music duo originally from San Francisco but now residing in Baltimore. The name Matmos refers to the seething lake of evil slime beneath the city Sogo in the 1968 film Barbarella.


Apart from releasing twelve full-length studio albums and numerous collaborative works, Matmos is also well known for their collaboration with Icelandic singer and musician Björk (Vespertine and Medulla).


7:28 AM
Set Break: over “Manuela” by Roberto Cacciapaglia
7:29 AM
Ralph Towner - Nightfall
Ralph Towner Nightfall
Open Letter ECM Records 1992

Multi-instrumentalist, but mainly acoustic guitarist, born in 1940. Part of the Paul Winter Consort and Oregon. Recording mostly on ECM since 1973.


7:35 AM
Maryam Chemirani - Bâman Sanamâ
Maryam Chemirani Bâman Sanamâ
Hâl. Ballades Amoureuses Alpha Classics 2021

Siblings Maryam Chemirani, Bijan Chemirani, Keyvan Chemirani (children of percussionist Djamchid Chemirani) along with Sylvain Barou. This release blends Persian and Irish musics.



7:41 AM
Ekova - Temoine
Ekova Temoine
Heaven's Dust Sony Classical 1998

Ekova (name combining Echo & Ova) were only around from 1997-2000. The group was comprised of musicians Arash Khalatbari (Iran), Mehdi Haddab (Algeria), and vocalist Dierdre Dubois (USA).


7:46 AM
Karsh Kale - Home (Mukul Acid Lullaby)
Karsh Kale Home (Mukul Acid Lullaby)
Redesign: Realize Remixed Six Degrees Travel Series 2002

Karsh Kale is of Indian decent, but grew up in the United States. His first work was with Tabla Beat Science.


7:53 AM
Igor Cackle - Morphine Lemon Drops
Igor Cackle Morphine Lemon Drops
Melodies You Won't Remember self-released 2018

Another sound collage from WPRB's own Worried Waltzer.

7:54 AM
Steve Tibbetts - Mission
Steve Tibbetts Mission
Safe Journey ECM Records 1984

Steve Tibbetts' music has been described as rock, jazz, ambient, experimental, and world music. Tibbetts refers to it as "postmodern neo-primitivism".



7:58 AM
Set Break: over “Trad: Dang Dan, Mua Dao, Doc Canh (Medley Of Buddhist Percussion Music)” by Phạm Văn Tỵ
8:02 AM
National Health - Zabaglione
National Health Zabaglione
Missing Pieces East Side Digital 1995

Not merely National Health, but a supergroup, combining members of National Health (Dave Stewart, Phil Miller), Gilgamesh (Alan Gowen and Phil Lee) and Egg (Mont Campbell). Also Amanda Parsons (of Hatfield and the North). Also Bill Bruford on drums. Canterbury heaven!


This supergroup provided 3 songs on "Missing Pieces", recorded in 1975.


8:11 AM
Gongzilla - Shaman
Gongzilla Shaman
Thrive Nimbit 1998

A distant branch in the Gong family tree, Gongzilla was a reassembly of several of the members of Pierre Moerlen's Gong and played a similar jazz-rock fusion.


David Torn joins them on this release.


8:17 AM
K. Leimer - Honey To Ashes
K. Leimer Honey To Ashes
A Period of Review (1975 - 1983) RVNG Intl. 2014

Active since the mid-70s, Kerry Leimer has released avantgarde and experimental music primarily on his own Palace Of Lights imprint. His more recent work is largely ambient, often tonal, textured and using prepared piano, guitars and synthesizers.


8:19 AM
L'Rain - Find It
L'Rain Find It
Fatigue Mexican Summer 2021

Taja Cheek, known professionally as L'Rain, is an experimentalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, vocalist and songwriter. Born in Brooklyn, she attended Yale and worked as music director of radio station WYBC.


8:26 AM
Carlos Santana - Illuminations
Carlos Santana Illuminations
Divine Light Columbia 2001

Carlos Humberto Santana Barragán was born on 20 July 1947, in Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico. He plays guitar in a rock-n-roll band.


This CD is a collection of remixes by Bill Laswell.


8:30 AM
Set Break: over “Camp Fire: Coyote Country” by David Sylvian
8:34 AM
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso - Il Giardino del Mago
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso Il Giardino del Mago
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso Ricordi 1972

One of the three most important Italian prog-rock bands from the 1970s, together with Le Orme and Premiata Forneria Marconi. It was built around the figures of the Nocenzi brothers, Vittorio and Gianni, both keyboard players, and the charismatic voice of singer Francesco Di Giacomo.


8:53 AM
The New Tony Williams Lifetime - Million Dollar Legs
The New Tony Williams Lifetime Million Dollar Legs
Million Dollar Legs Columbia 1976

Drummer Tony Williams formed Lifetime after leaving the Miles Davis Group in 1969, around the time In A Silent Way was finished.



8:59 AM
Set Break: over “Praman” by Tomáš Niesner
9:02 AM
Purna Loka Ensemble - Triality: Movement I
Purna Loka Ensemble Triality: Movement I
Metaraga Origin Records 2020

The "Purna Loka Ensemble" quartet is led by violinist Purnaprajna Bangere, with Jeff Harshbarger (bass), David Balakrishnan (violin), and Amit Kavthekar (tabla).


9:08 AM
Jon Hassell - Divine S.O.S.
Jon Hassell Divine S.O.S.
Maarifa Street Ndeya 2017

Jon Hassell (1937-2021) created his own style of music he described as Fourth World, a mysterious, unique hybrid of music both ancient and digital, composed and improvised, Eastern and Western.


9:15 AM
David Parsons - Tjampuhan
David Parsons Tjampuhan
Ngaio Gamelan Celestial Harmonies 1999

New Zealand new age / ambient artist.


In 1989, Parsons began recording an extensive series of indigenous music sound documents in Egypt, Cambodia, Armenia, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Himalayas and other locales.

9:26 AM
Jaga Jazzist - Kitty Wu
Jaga Jazzist Kitty Wu
The Stix Ninja Tune 2003

Norwegian 9-piece instrumental band.



9:31 AM
Set Break: over “Where Have I Known You Before” by Return To Forever
9:33 AM
Zopp - V
Zopp V
Zopp 3928125 Records DK 2022

New Canterbury music, and actually from the Canterbury region of England. Led by composer and multi-instrumentalist Ryan Stevenson, with collaborations from Andy Tillison and drummer Andrea Moneta.


And you know it's authentic Canterbury because of the 🫖. Have a cuppa.



9:39 AM
Le Orme - Come una giostra
Le Orme Come una giostra
Storia o leggenda Universal Music Italia srL. 1977

Le Orme is an Italian progressive rock band born in the sixties in Venice as a beat group. They are one of the few RPI groups that have enjoyed greater visibility abroad.



9:44 AM
Secret Oyster - Paella
Secret Oyster Paella
Sea Son The Laser's Edge 2006

Jazz Rock / Fusion / Progressive Rock band from Denmark, active in the mid-1970s.



9:52 AM
Set Break: over “sub-electronic” by Roberto Cacciapaglia
9:54 AM
Ossi Duri - Wedding
Ossi Duri Wedding
Scadenza perfetta (Remastered) LaZaRiMus 2020

Well known as a Zappa cover band, Ossi Duri (from Italy), also compose original avant-prog music in a Zappa-esque style. Scadenza Perfetta is their latest, originally released in 2009.



Chat is archived.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:00:24 AM
It’s “ኻᶒ ᚻєឃ Ⱑᛔᚥፀ𐌓ᛗⲀᶅ” on uoʇǝɔui̩ɹꓒ ꓭꓤꓒꓟ 🕖-🕙
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:00:49 AM
We begin our broadcast day.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:01:22 AM
Greetings and Salutations!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:01:40 AM
Good day, MrMalcontent!!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:01:44 AM
Good day, DJ DaveTheObscure!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:02:56 AM
Nice Noises!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:03:15 AM
I'm glad you are able to appreciate the selected noises.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:16:46 AM
dissecting conspiracies
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:17:56 AM
Vivisection probably as well.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:19:19 AM
oh yum 🤤
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:21:41 AM
I hope something by DURAN DURAN will be next
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:22:22 AM
I am sorry to disappoint you again, MrM.
TAndy 7:22:54 AM
Aw hell I missed the start. Won't be chatting though but I WILL be listening!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:23:24 AM
That's fine, TAndy. Good morning, and thanks for checkin in.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:24:39 AM
this was an award winning start to the show too 🏆 Cheers, DJ DaveTheObscure!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:25:27 AM
🙏 What's my award? Bed Bath & Beyond coupon?
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:26:44 AM
All 4,833 in my collection! They never expire!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:27:13 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:27:33 AM
Use one on every item in your order!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:28:55 AM
I want 4,833 soap dishes. 𓈋
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:36:18 AM
That’s easily 4,831 too many.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:38:12 AM
Persian and Irish! Interesting!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:39:02 AM
Not so much mixture on this track, though.
Christine 7:39:43 AM
This is beautiful.
Christine 7:40:59 AM
Good morning DTO😶‍🌫️, MrM 💀, TAndy & all
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:41:07 AM
Good morning, Christine.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:41:54 AM
Hi, Christine!
Christine 7:44:20 AM
Hey, boo!
Christine 7:44:42 AM
How's everybody holding up?
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:45:31 AM
🔥 Fine, thanks.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:46:22 AM
As long as the AC doesn't break.
Christine 7:46:59 AM
Same, Dave.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:47:33 AM
Good enough, thanks Christine! How’s you, Boo?! AC still on here 🤗
Christine 7:49:17 AM
I am hanging in. Great music is helping!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:51:26 AM
These are Super Duper Selections!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:52:09 AM
Brian D 7:59:34 AM
Hey. Great hour. Last 20 mins or so while going to work really good. That Matmos new lp cover looks like Ben Obi Wan Kenobi
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:00:41 AM
Good morning, Brian D. Indeed the image does. But it was modeled after the composer.
Christine 8:01:03 AM
Screeeaming online 🗣️
Christine 8:02:32 AM
I missed the Matmos. But they will be in Philly at PhilaMOCA on 8/12.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:02:47 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:03:44 AM
MrM, I do not get the reference.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:04:06 AM
Brian D 8:04:40 AM
Those UK folk and their oft duplicated names
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:05:03 AM
Totally different guy.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:05:55 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:06:34 AM
I'm sorry, but Eurythmics still do not register in my consiousness.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:07:14 AM
I think I live in an alternate universe.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:07:21 AM
Sweet Dreams Are Made of oh forget it
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:07:31 AM
I already have.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:08:34 AM
L0LZ imma delete all this
Christine 8:08:47 AM
Have to say, the bit is fun.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:09:05 AM
I enjoy it
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:09:34 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:10:01 AM
Imma not delete any of this
Christine 8:10:19 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:11:06 AM
Too late. I took a screenshot. All preserved for later inquiries.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:11:22 AM
Also, ANNIE LENNOX ❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥
Brian D 8:18:56 AM
Anje Lennix the well- known Dutch author? Not at all associated with Charles Dikkens?
Christine 8:21:25 AM
💜 L'Rain
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:24:32 AM
Ahahaha @BrianD! You lil dickens!
TAndy 8:24:45 AM
L'Rain 💙💙💙💙
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:25:20 AM
L'Rain in concert on October 1st at Johnny Brenda's in Phila.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:26:15 AM
Philachusetts ?
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:26:43 AM
Christine 8:30:43 AM
I'm busy that day.
Christine 8:31:01 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:31:44 AM
Brian D 8:32:32 AM
Still waiting for Chuck Saint Anne there to reveal his secret chord progression.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:33:47 AM
Ha! I think Zappa may have leaked the secret on his "Shut Up.." guitar solo series.
Matching Mok 8:41:58 AM
DSM 8:43:02 AM
Good morning, I sort of forgot what day of the week it was!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:43:13 AM
Good morning, Soft Mokchine.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:43:31 AM
Hello DSM. The days all blur together.
Matching Mok 8:43:32 AM
Christine 8:44:13 AM
Good morning DSM 🍩 & Matching Mok
Matching Mok 8:44:38 AM
DSM 8:47:10 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:49:44 AM
Matching Mok 8:50:29 AM
I feel like I'm in a Munsters episode
DSM 8:50:40 AM
Quite and epic ending on that last one
DSM 8:50:47 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:51:08 AM
It's still ongoing, DSM. It's all of Side B.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:52:14 AM
Munsters had a prog soundtrack? 🧌 I'll have to rewatch that old show.
Matching Mok 8:55:23 AM
I was thinking the music during the show
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:55:31 AM
Christine 8:57:29 AM
That album cover is fun. But why are they each wearing one shoe from a different pair? 👠 👟
Brian D 8:57:41 AM
Emokson Lake and Mokfield and the North and Wakemok, Bruford ... and Howe
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:58:01 AM
For symmetry, Christine?
Brian D 8:58:19 AM
70s is a wild time
Matching Mok 9:02:14 AM
@BrianD 🤘
Christine 9:02:44 AM
You're so right, Brian.
Hangovers were cheaper back then.
Christine 9:06:36 AM
Certain leafy plants were not nearly as good, though.
Brian D 9:07:21 AM
The salad days
Primarily a Mexican import back then, :)
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:11:51 AM
Good morning, Rofflestomp. Thanks for dropping in.
Matching Mok 9:12:54 AM
They had acapulco gold last time I was the dispensary 👍
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:13:18 AM
How about Toledo Windowbox?
Matching Mok 9:14:35 AM
Sounds similar to Levittown brown
Good morning ǝʌɐꓷ! Hiya folk. Thanks for those awesome tunes that had so many greats tucked away here and there. That is just pleasant to wake up to.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:16:54 AM
Christine 9:18:16 AM
These selections are absolutely making my morning much better. Thanks, DTO! And the chat is always worth sticking around for. This gamelan is lighting up my brain ✨
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:19:01 AM
🙏 Thanks, Christine. I'm glad you appreciate the show.
Christine 9:38:11 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:39:02 AM
Very cunning emoji usage!
Matching Mok 9:40:53 AM
Canterbury for the win
Flying saucers, flying teapots!
Christine 9:43:43 AM
From outer space, flying teapots... :)
Tom S 9:48:31 AM
Good morning all,Happy Friday !
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:48:37 AM
Indeed, Christine. 🐾 = Le Orme
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:48:58 AM
Good morning, Tom S. Good to 'see' you.
Christine 9:49:32 AM
🤫 🦪 = This group, now.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:50:00 AM
Brilliant, Christine.
Rob F 9:53:46 AM
That Secret Oyster was cool. Thanks for the great show!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:54:28 AM
Thanks, Rob F. Glad you liked it.
DSM 9:55:26 AM
Thanks Dave, your show and selections really do keep me sane sometimes! Always look forward to The New Abnormal.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:55:59 AM
🙏 Thanks, DSM. Always good to get positive feedback.
Christine 9:56:12 AM
Top-notch sanity-saver; I agree @DSM. Thank you, DJ Dave the Obscure! Take care, everybody & chat later.
Prog rock and tea. Thanks for this dave.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:59:46 AM
Happy to provide excellent customer service for our valued clients. 😬
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:00:23 AM
⌛ That’s it for "ፖዚɚ ቢⱸሡ ꬂꙎꝴፁꝵጢⲀረ” for today. Thanks for listening, and participating in the chat. Stay tuned to ‘PRB for Total Tobias.
Brian D 10:00:28 AM
See y'all