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The New Abnormal

Aug 5, 2022 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM

With ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ



The New Abnormal
7:01 AM
Kot Kot - Oduvanchik
Kot Kot Oduvanchik N
i pni Aguirre 2022

"Kot Kot" is Lena Filatova, a sound artist from Karelia, North-West Russia, now based in Germany.
She plays and records music based on found sounds and sound collages, inspired by Soviet magazines and children's books.




7:03 AM
Set Break: over “Chelsea Hotel Room 625 (Vision's Fugitives Alt Mix)” by Sensations Fix
7:05 AM
Hedningarna - Heila
Hedningarna Heila
Karelia Visa Silence Records 1999

Hedningarna ("The Heathens") are a Swedish band with Finnish vocalists. For this release, they travelled to Karelia in NW Russia, formerly part of Finland, to learn about their regional folk music.




7:10 AM
Jaga Jazzist - Tomita
Jaga Jazzist Tomita
Pyramid Brainfeeder 2020

Norwegian 9-piece instrumental band that started out in Tønsberg (a small town outside Oslo).



7:24 AM
Heldon - Bal-a-fou
Heldon Bal-a-fou
Interface Cobra 1977

Heldon is a progressive/space rock band from Paris, formed in 1974 and led by Richard Pinhas.



7:31 AM
Alan Gowen - Above and Below
Alan Gowen Above and Below
Before a Word Is Said Europa 1982

Canterbury supergroup: Alan Gowen (keyboards), Phil Miller (guitar), Richard Sinclair (bass & vocals), and Trevor Tomkins (drums). Recorded shortly before Alan Gowen died of leukemia in 1981 (age 33).



7:39 AM
Set Break: over “Waiting For The Sun” by Univers Zéro
7:42 AM
Robin Trower - About to Begin
Robin Trower About to Begin
Bridge of Sighs (Remastered) Chrysalis Records 1974

British guitar player born on 9 March 1945 in Catford, London. He played with Procol Harum throughout 1967–1971 before he started a solo career under his own name.



7:46 AM
Trey Anastasio Band with Derek Trucks - Dark And Down
Trey Anastasio Band with Derek Trucks Dark And Down
Lockn Festival s/r 2019

The Lockn Festival is in Central Virginia.


7:53 AM
Woodenhead - B7 (Live)
Woodenhead B7 (Live)
Live at Chickie Wah Wah Woodenhead 2019

Woodenhead was formed at Loyola University in New Orleans in 1975, and still active as of 2019 when they recorded this concert at 'Chickie Wah Wah', celebrating the band's 43rd year.



7:57 AM
Set Break: over “Tuchi” by Kot Kot
8:02 AM
Dün - Eros
Dün Eros
Eros Soleil Zeuhl 2000

Dün is a progressive rock/Zeuhl/RIO band from Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France, that was formed in 1976 under the name of Dune. The band split up in 1983 after recording one LP.


(A limited pressing of 1000, the LP was sold only at their shows and became quite rare until the kind folks at Soleil Atreides reissued it on CD in 2000 - with bonus tracks!)


Here is their LP propped up there on stage.


8:12 AM
Raccomandata Ricevuta Ritorno - Su Una Rupe
Raccomandata Ricevuta Ritorno Su Una Rupe
Per... Un Mondo Di Cristallo WM Italy 1972

Raccomandata Ricevuta Di Ritorno (often abbreviated RRR) was a progressive rock band original from Roma, founded in 1972. In typical Rock Progressivo Italiano fashion, they released one great LP, and promptly disappeared. Like many great RPI albums, it drew its sound from many contrasting styles: hard rock, jazz, classical, melodic pastoral and even eastern influences.



8:17 AM
Boud Deun - Sleeping Again
Boud Deun Sleeping Again
Fiction and Several Days EHP 1994

Virginia based instrumental quartet with influences of Mahavishnu Orchestra and Dixie Dregs. They existed from 1994-1998.



8:22 AM
Kanda Bongo Man - Amour fou
Kanda Bongo Man Amour fou
Amour Fou (Crazy Love) Hannibal 1987

Kanda Bongo Man (born 1955 in Inongo, Democratic Republic of the Congo) is a Congolese soukous musician. His solo career only started to take off after moving to Paris in 1979, where his music started to incorporate elements of then-vibrant zouk music (originating in the French West Indies). Many of his musicians later moved on to start their own solo careers. Most notable of these was guitarist Diblo Dibala.



8:29 AM
Chon - Waterslide
Chon Waterslide
Homey Sumerian Records 2017

Math rock group from San Diego, founded in 2008.



8:33 AM
Set Break: over “Stop It!” By K. Leimer
8:36 AM
Henry Cow - Ruins
Henry Cow Ruins
Unrest (Remastered) Virgin 1974

🧦 British avantgarde/art-rock group, founded in May 1968 at Cambridge University by multi-instrumentalists Fred Frith and Tim Hodgkinson. They were one of the main founders of the "Rock-In-Opposition" movement.



8:47 AM
Ut Gret - Friend Of The Cow
Ut Gret Friend Of The Cow
Time Of The Grets ZNR 1994

"Ʊt ꮐƦΞƫ" is a self-described pan-idiomatic musical ensemble from Louisville, Kentucky., with their own (widely disputed) mythology. They play an angular avant-prog with elements of rock, jazz, classical, zeuhl, world musics and minimalism to build their musical landscape. https://utgret1.bandcamp.com


This is their debut from 1994.


8:57 AM
Maneige - La belle et la bête
Maneige La belle et la bête
Libre service - Self-Service ProgQuébec 1978

Progressive rock and fusion jazz band from Québec, founded in 1972.



9:01 AM
Happy Family - The Picture Book - X Rated
Happy Family The Picture Book - X Rated
Toscco Cuneiform Records 1997

Happy Family is an instrumental progressive rock/fusion/Zeuhl band from Tokyo, formed in 1987.



9:08 AM
Mörglbl - Streets and Traps
Mörglbl Streets and Traps
Toons Tunes from the Past Free Electric Sound 2008

Mörglbl is a French fusion band founded in 1997. Guitarist Christophe Godin describes band's music as 'power-jazz-metal instrumental music'.



The original cover from their debut LP in 1998. "Toons Tunes From The Past" is a reissue of their first 2 LPs.
9:12 AM
Set Break: over “Any Minute” by Steve Tibbetts
9:16 AM
Man Wu, DJ Tamara, Abel Domingues & Stuart Dempster - Full Circle: Bamboo Dreams
Man Wu, DJ Tamara, Abel Domingues & Stuart Dempster Full Circle: Bamboo Dreams
Man Wu: From a Distance - Pipa Music Naxos 2003

Wu Man 吴蛮 (1963, Hangzhou, Zhejiang) is a Chinese pipa and ruan player and composer. Wu came to the United States in 1990 at the age of 25.



9:26 AM
David Fiuczynski - Meditacion
David Fiuczynski Meditacion
Planet Microjam Rare Noise Records 2012

David Fiuczynski (born March 5, 1964) is an American contemporary jazz guitarist, best known as the leader of the Screaming Headless Torsos and David Fiuczynski's KiF, and as a member of Hasidic New Wave. He has played on more than 95 albums as a session musician, band leader, or band member. In 2012 he started Planet MicroJam, an institute exploring the use of microtones in jazz, ethnic folk and other contexts.



9:34 AM
McGill Manring Stevens - I Am Totally Controlled By Radar
McGill Manring Stevens I Am Totally Controlled By Radar
Controlled By Radar FREE ELECTRIC SOUND 2002

Scott McGill (guitar), Michael Manring (bass), Vic Stevens (drums).



9:43 AM
Exivious - Open
Exivious Open
Liminal Season of Mist 2013

Prog Metal band, founded in Tilburg, Netherlands in 1997 - Disbanded in 2017.



9:50 AM
Set Break: over “Tales Of The Near Future (Clairvoyance)” by Jon Hassell & Farafina
9:54 AM
Juan Antonio De Blas - Chunga's Revenge
Juan Antonio De Blas Chunga's Revenge
Unmatched Absolutely Five & Sex Tributo A Zappa V/A Hall Of Fame Records 2002

The identity of "Juan Antonio De Blas" is a mystery. He has no other recordings under that name besides this one song found on this double disc. Internet searches using this name lead only to a martial arts teacher and author.




Chat is archived.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:00:56 AM
uoʇǝɔui̩ɹꓒ ꓭꓤꓒꓟ uo ,,lɐɯɹouqꓯ ʍǝN ǝɥꓕ,, s,ʇI. 🙃 ollǝꓧ
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:01:23 AM
Hello, DJ DaveTheObscure!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:01:51 AM
Good day, MrMalcontent!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:07:20 AM
Very nice start to the show!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:07:46 AM
Thank you, MrM, for the kind words.
TAndy 7:22:39 AM
whoops i missed the first 22 minutes please forgive me
TAndy 7:23:46 AM
Missed Kot Kot 😔
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:24:24 AM
No problem, TAndy! Many people have live full lives without The New Abnormal.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:24:31 AM
Good morning.
TAndy 7:24:39 AM
Good morning, that sounds painful.
TAndy 7:25:46 AM
Upon first glance I thought the default spinitron cover art for this Heldon release was a color photo of the demon core
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:29:29 AM
Fun timez here! SHAME on people if they foolishly miss out! 😤 Oh, hi TAndy 😑
TAndy 7:30:07 AM
Good morning -ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀
TAndy 7:36:00 AM
cracking open my canterbury creme egg now
Christine 7:36:40 AM
Good morning DTO😶‍🌫️ & all
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:36:58 AM
Mmmmm, Canterbury egg... the tastiest....
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:37:09 AM
Good morning, Christine!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:37:21 AM
Good morning, Christine!
TAndy 7:37:50 AM
Good morning Christine🌞!
Christine 7:39:23 AM
Morning, TAndy! 😎
Christine 7:40:01 AM
Morning, MrMalcontent 💀
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:43:40 AM
Wilbo played something from this LP earlier this week.
Brian D 7:44:10 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:45:10 AM
Indeed, Brian D.
Gilgamok 7:54:40 AM
TAndy 7:55:25 AM
Good morning Brian and Girugamok
TAndy 7:55:30 AM
*Gilgamok >:)
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:55:30 AM
Good morning, Gilgamok! Another excellent name choice.
Gilgamok 7:57:58 AM
Christine 8:00:47 AM
Screeeeeeeaming online 🗣️
Christine 8:00:52 AM
TAndy 8:00:54 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:01:51 AM
Dave's not here!
Christine 8:01:59 AM
🥣 Zeuhl gruel time
TAndy 8:02:39 AM
mmmm zeuhl AND RIO in one
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:03:29 AM
Zeuhl and RIO have a good deal of overlap.
Christine 8:04:34 AM
Delicious. Time to put the kettle on 🫖
TAndy 8:04:38 AM
I'm drowning in the Zeuhl Rio (zeuhl river)
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:04:59 AM
TAndy 8:08:28 AM
this song makes me want to brew some coffee
Christine 8:11:31 AM
That's a good instinct.
TAndy 8:12:40 AM
Followed by an RPI song, wow. DTO pulling out all the stops today
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:14:27 AM
FYI, I will be subbing this Sunday morning 7-10 a.m. I expect the show to be mainly chill.
Christine 8:15:27 AM
A little late, but let's give some love to Dün's 🇨🇭 🧀 ☎️.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:16:57 AM
Oh, Christine! Brilliant! You've got wicked emoji skills!
Christine 8:17:59 AM
Thank you all for indulging my silliness.
TAndy 8:18:32 AM
Very nice to hear, DTO.
Christine 8:18:54 AM
So this Sunday we'll all be waking up at 7 am.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:20:02 AM
Or keep dozing. 😴💤 That's fine, too.
Brian D 8:23:49 AM
Nothing like African electric guitar
Christine 8:24:38 AM
Kanda Bongo Man 💙💛🇨🇩
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:25:07 AM
For sure, those interlocking rhythms get me hooked. I find the same effect with math rock.
Christine 8:25:58 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:26:32 AM
The great Diblo Dibala on guitar.
Christine 8:27:27 AM
Parfait 🎸🔥
Brian D 8:28:33 AM
Been enjoying new/ old lp from Africa Negra "Antologia Vol 1". From Sao Tomě & Principe. DRC not so far neighbor to the NW
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:29:58 AM
and speaking of math rock...
Brian D 8:30:29 AM
Antologia 1 has beautiful bubbling major key electric guitars intertwining. Sounds great on a hot lazy summer day or anytime.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:30:37 AM
Sorry, MrM. Can't repeat.
Christine 8:30:41 AM
Nice segue into the math rock!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:31:01 AM
Thanks for the tip, Brian D. I must check them out.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:32:31 AM
Super Soundtrack for OceanTime! I mean, ShowerTime! So filthy! Thanks, DJ DaveTheObscure!
Christine 8:34:40 AM
ShowerBoy 💀🚿
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:35:18 AM
I’m BAThMan 🦇 🧼
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:36:04 AM
🤗 @Christine!
Christine 8:36:58 AM
TAndy 8:39:49 AM
Just got home, that Chon really hit the spot.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:40:34 AM
Chon is always good.
Christine 8:45:16 AM
Dave the Obscure, have you heard that new Kadef Abgi album called Diva of Deva Loka?
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:46:13 AM
I'm still working on assembling two special TNA shows that will survey the Rock In Opposition groups and related avant-prog groups. Maybe late September or October.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:47:04 AM
@Christine, I have not.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:50:10 AM
Could you describe Kadef Abgi, Christine?
Christine 8:50:41 AM
@Dave, Jen Redlights started her show off with them last Friday, and they grabbed a lot of people's ears, including mine. They may be relevant to your interests.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:52:29 AM
I see it now. Just heard the snippet behind the thumbnail on her playlist. Agreed, I must explore it. Thanks for the tip!
Christine 8:53:37 AM
They play jazz, and with Arabic influences. I never knew of them before.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:54:03 AM
I've seen that album art somewhere else. I am sure another DJ here must have played it, too.
TAndy 8:55:18 AM
This song sounds sewwwww fanceh
TAndy 9:01:12 AM
TAndy 9:01:31 AM
Wait I thought that ID was part of the song omg
Christine 9:01:35 AM
Rob F 9:02:00 AM
Me too TAndy
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:02:15 AM
🙏 That's why I picked it!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:02:28 AM
Good morning, Rob F.
Christine 9:02:43 AM
Only on The New Abnormal
Rob F 9:03:43 AM
Good morning Dave and all
TAndy 9:03:46 AM
Good morning Rob F!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:04:55 AM
Recherché played a different song from the album Diva of Deva Loka by Kadef Abgi on the same day last week! Cheers to DJ Readie Righteous! And DJ JenRedlights!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:06:10 AM
That must be it, MrM! Thanks.
Rob F 9:08:10 AM
This Happy Family is jamming
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:08:45 AM
...and it's over.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:09:03 AM
Moved on to Mörglbl
Rob F 9:10:23 AM
that works...
Christine 9:12:24 AM
Good info, thank you @MrMalcontent 💀
TAndy 9:12:34 AM
Okay this is epic
TAndy 9:12:39 AM
Dave Leafey 9:12:51 AM
awesome show today
Christine 9:12:53 AM
Hee hee TAndy :)
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:12:54 AM
Ha ha ...and it's over.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:14:04 AM
Hey, Dave Leafey! Welcome.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:26:58 AM
Dave’s not here!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:27:19 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:28:21 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:28:42 AM
Do you think he's out of tune?
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:28:59 AM
Aren’t we all?
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:29:00 AM
Is he rushing, or is he dragging?
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:29:23 AM
TAndy 9:29:39 AM
He's jawning
Christine 9:31:16 AM
Like a wizard, they are never late, nor are they early..
Rob F 9:42:18 AM
Nice Bass
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:43:22 AM
@ Rob F, I was totally surprised when 'New Age' artist Michael Manring took his fretless bass into a jazz/metal direction.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:49:11 AM
DJ DaveTheObscure, TopNotch Show! Many thanks! Big cheers! Kind regards to you!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:50:44 AM
🙏 Thanks, MrM!
Christine 9:52:05 AM
Final 9 minutes? 😭
TAndy 9:52:12 AM
Hello. I'm out here. I appreciate the music
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:52:27 AM
🙏 Thanks, TAndy!
TAndy 9:52:36 AM
Final 8 minutes??????????? I ✈️
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:52:58 AM
@ Christine: No crying on The New Abnormal!
Christine 9:53:39 AM
I forgot, @DTO. Everybody, get ready to throw things 🪨
Brian D 9:54:58 AM
Great time Dave! Happy weekend to all!
Rob F 9:55:05 AM
Zappa cover!
Bud Burroughs 9:55:06 AM
Another fine show! I'm looking forward to the upcoming RiO shows.
TAndy 9:55:17 AM
Yes! Thanks for the show DTO
Rob F 9:55:17 AM
Thanks for the great show!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:55:35 AM
🙏 Hey, bud! Thanks for checking in!
Christine 9:55:52 AM
Thank you, Dave the Obscure! 💯
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:56:11 AM
FYI, I will be subbing this Sunday morning 7-10 a.m. I expect the show to be mainly chill.
Christine 9:56:14 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:56:34 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:57:01 AM
Bat hat cat… last one? Fat! L0LZ
TAndy 9:57:16 AM
MrM it's not July there's no Christmas rn
Semitone rulz!!! 🤘 Awesome stuff ǝʌɐꓷ. Thanks!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:57:41 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:57:52 AM
Hey, Rofflestomp. Thanks.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:58:00 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:58:08 AM
Thanks, everybody, for listening and keeping me company in the chat.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:59:04 AM
@DJ DaveTheObscure 💐
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:59:18 AM
TAndy 9:59:30 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:59:41 AM
TAndy 9:59:47 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:59:53 AM
TAndy 9:59:55 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:00:00 AM