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The New Abnormal

Aug 7, 2022 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM

With ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ

So Stew-ed. 🛌 😴

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The New Abnormal
7:01 AM
Estampie - Al Jorn - Carceres
Estampie Al Jorn - Carceres
Signum Galileo Music Communication 2004

German Neo-Medieval band founded in 1985 by Sigrid Hausen (aka Syrah), Michael Popp and Ernst Schwindl.

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7:03 AM
Set Break: over “A Short Drink from a Certain Fountain” by Bill Nelson
7:05 AM
Tino - Roadside Memory
Tino Roadside Memory N
Interpreting Clouds sound as language 2022

Santino Gonzales is from Los Lunas NM

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https://tino-ufo.bandcamp.com

7:10 AM
David Sylvian - Shadowland (Northfield)
David Sylvian Shadowland (Northfield)
God Man - EP Virgin Records 1999

The 'God Man' EP comes from the era of 'Dead Bees On A Cake'.

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with his wife (at the time) Ingrid Chavez

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7:14 AM
Arthur King - Cobre
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Changing Landscapes (Mina las Pintadas) AKP Recordings 2022

"Arthur King" is a Los Angeles based group, with members Aaron Espinoza, David Ralicke, Jason Lytle, and Peter Walker. This is their 4th "Changing Landscapes" release.

7:20 AM
Paul Schauert - Flipped Out/Tranquil
Paul Schauert Flipped Out/Tranquil
Modalities s/r 2010
7:32 AM
Nik Bärtsch's Ronin - Modul 49_44
Nik Bärtsch's Ronin Modul 49_44
Llyrìa ECM Records 2010

Nik Bärtsch is a Swiss pianist, composer, and producer, born 3 August 1971 in Zurich. His group plays a minimalist math-jazz.

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7:39 AM
Set Break: over “Sonanze: 6th Movement” by Roberto Cacciapaglia
7:42 AM
Djivan Gasbaryan and Michael Brook - Fallen Star
Djivan Gasbaryan and Michael Brook Fallen Star
Black Rock Real World 1998

Michael Brook was born in Toronto in 1951, and invented the "infinite guitar". Djivan Gasparyan, Armenian 'duduk' player, was born in 1928. (Somehow, his death on 6 July 2021 escaped my attention.)

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7:47 AM
Keyvan Chemirani - An Indian Way
Keyvan Chemirani An Indian Way
Hâl. Ballades Amoureuses Alpha Classics 2021

Children of Iranian percussionist Djamchid Chemirani.

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7:58 AM
Set Break: over “Ceylon” by K. Leimer
8:01 AM
Tetsu Inoue - Ambiant Otaku
Tetsu Inoue Ambiant Otaku
Ambiant Otaku FAX +49-69/450464 1994

Tetsu Inoue (テツ・イノウエ) is a former electronic music producer from Japan. He has not done much of anything since 2007.

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Otaku is a Japanese word that describes people with consuming interests, particularly in anime, manga, video games, or computers.

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8:11 AM
Jon Hassell - Hamburg
Jon Hassell Hamburg
The Surgeon of the Nightsky Restores Dead Things by the Power of Sound intuition 2005

Jon Hassell (1937-2021) is from Memphis. He created a style of music he described as Fourth World, a hybrid of music both ancient and digital, composed and improvised, Eastern and Western.

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8:18 AM
Loga Ramin Torkian - Avaaz
Loga Ramin Torkian Avaaz
Mehraab Six Degrees Records 2011

Loga Ramin Torkian is an Iranian-born multi-instrumentalist, Middle Eastern lutist, composer, co-founder of the groups Axiom of Choice and Niyaz.

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8:22 AM
Kayo Dot - Blue Lambency Downward
Kayo Dot Blue Lambency Downward
Blue Lambency Downward Prophecy Productions 2008

Kayo Dot is an avant-and/or-compositional-rock band from New York City. Their hallucinatory music has its roots in doom-goth, progressive rock, and new age.

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8:32 AM
Richard Pinhas & Barry Cleveland - Zen/Unzen
Richard Pinhas & Barry Cleveland Zen/Unzen
Mu Cuneiform 2016

Richard Pinhas, founder of Heldon, along with Barry Cleveland.

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https://barrycleveland.bandcamp.com

8:41 AM
Janel & Anthony - Mustang Song
Janel & Anthony Mustang Song
Where Is Home Cuneiform Records 2012

Cellist Janel Leppin and her husband guitarist Anthony Pirog.

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8:46 AM
Stephan Thelen - Point of Inflection
Stephan Thelen Point of Inflection
Fractal Guitar 2 Moonjune 2021

Stephan Thelen was born in Santa Rosa CA in 1959. He is a composer, producer and mathematician based in Zürich, Switzerland, where he leads the group SonAr, who play a minimalist jazz.

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8:57 AM
Set Break: over “Blue Orleans” by Michael Manring
9:01 AM
Isotope 217 - Prince Namor
Isotope 217 Prince Namor N
The Unstable Molecule Thrill Jockey 2022

Isotope 217 is a Chicago-based band composed mainly of members from Tortoise and the Chicago Underground Orchestra that was formed in 1997. blending rock and funk and jazz and electronics.

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9:09 AM
Jeremy Cunningham, Dustin Laurenzi & Paul Bryan - Bye Line
Jeremy Cunningham, Dustin Laurenzi & Paul Bryan Bye Line N
A Better Ghost Northern Spy 2022

Chicago based jazz ensemble.

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9:13 AM
Eberhard Weber - A Pale Smile
Eberhard Weber A Pale Smile
Fluid Rustle ECM Records 1979

Eberhard Weber, born in 1940 in Stuttgart, Germany, designed his own upright electric bass. His distinctive tone is one of the things that gives ECM Records it's 'sound'.

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On this LP, he was joined by Bill Frisell (guitar), Gary Burton (vibraphone, marimba), and vocalists Norma Winstone & Bonnie Herman. No drummer this time.

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9:21 AM
Øresund Space Collective - Angular Ambrosia
Øresund Space Collective Angular Ambrosia
Chatoyant Breath Space Rock Production 2018

The ØSC comprises more than 30 members from Nordic psych/space bands, with some from the USA. Active since 2004, subsets of members get together whenever they can and jam.

Good stuff get posted for free. https://archive.org/details/OresundSpaceCollective

The best stuff gets issued on CD and LP. https://oresundspacecollective.bandcamp.com

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The group is named after the Øresund Bridge (and tunnel), which connects Denmark and Sweden.

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9:48 AM
Ozric Tentacles - Akasha
Ozric Tentacles Akasha
Spirals In Hyperspace Magna Carta 2004

English progressive/space/psychedelic rock band founded in 1983 in Somerset. They fuse jazz rock, hard rock and acid rock with influences from world music.

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This track features their idol, guitarist Steve Hillage. (You'll hear echoes of Gong's Radio Gnome trilogy in Ozric Tentacles' music.)

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9:56 AM
Set Break: over “Here We Go” by Cliff Martinez
9:58 AM
Duo Sonare - Oh No! (Arr. for Two Guitars by Duo Sonare)
Duo Sonare Oh No! (Arr. for Two Guitars by Duo Sonare)
Duo Sonare Plays Debussy, Albéniz, Piazzolla and Zappa Sound star-ton 1993

Duo Sonare are acoustic guitarists Thomas Offermann and Jens Wagner, from Germany.

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Chat is archived.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:01:02 AM
We begin our broadcast day....
TAndy 7:23:14 AM
Whoops. Good morning sir.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:23:52 AM
Well, hello there, TAndy. Good morning.
TAndy 7:24:41 AM
Good morning indeed. I'm so ready to go home and nap, and the music is helping me get to that mood
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:25:24 AM
Plenty of mellow ambient music lined up this morning.
Rob F 7:25:31 AM
Good morning. I like this track
TAndy 7:25:58 AM
Good morning Rob F. Looks like my presence has the potential to start a party today.
TAndy 7:26:27 AM
I will say that CJ's show and the rerun of Deidre's helped wake me up earlier
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:26:40 AM
Good morning, Rob F. Paul Schauert's music wasn't easy to find.
Rob F 7:27:01 AM
Definitely TAndy
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:27:06 AM
Was that Deirdre's video game show?
TAndy 7:27:33 AM
Yep, I was beyond hyped to hear it in the car while on a late night coffee run.
Rob F 7:29:39 AM
So how do you find stuff like Paul Schauert ?
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:31:05 AM
In the case of Paul Schauert, a coworker with a surprisingly large music collection, discovered it somewhere and loaned it to me.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:32:25 AM
Schauert does not have a large web presence beyond bandcamp. Discogs doesn't even list him.
Rob F 7:32:28 AM
Oh cool
TAndy 7:36:17 AM
That's odd. I've always seen Discogs as the most definitive database for music releases and some artist info
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:38:18 AM
That's usually the case, TAndy. I don't know of anything else that comes close. But some things escape their attention.
TAndy 7:40:58 AM
I assume since much of the site is user submitted, and sometimes fans just don't care to submit info.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:41:45 AM
I expect the artists would make the effort at least.
TAndy 7:42:39 AM
True
Rob F 7:43:36 AM
Btw the math-jazz was nice too
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:45:07 AM
Thanks, Rob F. Nik Bärtsch's Ronin is another group I just discovered recently - I bought on speculation because it was on ECM.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:47:06 AM
S'more math-jazz by Stephan Thelen coming up in 1 hour.
Rob F 7:47:36 AM
You must have a large music collection too
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:48:30 AM
Yeah, it's to the point of ridiculousness. Not as big as many other WPRB DJs, but large, for sure.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:50:28 AM
Having a large music collection used to mean something. Years ago, I would have gems found internationally that weren't available here.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:50:50 AM
But now, most everything is available on the internet, and can fit in your pocket.
TAndy 7:52:08 AM
To an extent
TAndy 7:52:21 AM
A pocket can only fit so many SSDs/MicroSD cards
Rob F 7:52:33 AM
Yeah, I’m trying not to buy much now due to space limitations. But every time I go to PREX…
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:52:42 AM
Alright, a WPRB baggu, then.
TAndy 7:53:35 AM
BAGGU
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:53:45 AM
I still am accumulating things from PREX, too. I don't like how vulnerable digital storage can be.
Rob F 8:01:33 AM
My daughter and I would enjoy selecting CDs for road-trips. My son would just as prefer Spotify.
TAndy 8:03:04 AM
If it's not a WPRB show my friend/family would enjoy, I love trying to find an album off bandcamp or songs from a previous show I have saved on a playlist to play for car rides.
TAndy 8:13:47 AM
Well somehow this dubby ambient track has given me a second wind and I'm wide awake now
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:15:21 AM
That was not my intent at all, TAndy.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:16:00 AM
This Hassell track would zone me out and put me right to sleep.
Rob F 8:38:36 AM
Nice bass on this one
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:42:30 AM
On Mu, that was Michael Manring's fretless bass.
Rob F 8:45:21 AM
There was a song on Friday am that you said was fretless bass too
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:48:24 AM
Yeah, McGill Manring Stevens, the jazz group. Same guy. Manring used to be on all the gentle new age records on Windham Hill. Then he went dark. And I was thrilled.
Fusionhead 8:51:24 AM
Dave you play fantastic material!! Keep up the great effort
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:52:20 AM
Thanks, Fusionhead! That is my intent, as long as they let me. (If you aren't aware, I have a regular show Friday 7-10 a.m.)
Fusionhead 8:54:40 AM
I like that morning sounds like these are extremely rare to hear on "air"
Fusionhead 8:56:16 AM
I am listening in my car now nice cruising sounds
Fusionhead 8:57:30 AM
But NOT texting and driving
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:58:04 AM
🙏 Thanks. I was about to say - no texting while driving.
TAndy 9:23:05 AM
Dave! I have to drive and run some errands but I will be listening and have been listening for a bit. Thanks for the show, the selection for the past hour in particular has been excellent. Normally this would make me sleepy but it makes me want to get up and do something today. And so I will
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:24:52 AM
Sounds good, TAndy. Thanks for keeping me company this morning! Have a good day, and stay cool.
TAndy 9:25:53 AM
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ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:26:45 AM
(つ▀¯▀)ノ
Rob F 9:28:33 AM
Enjoying this too
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:30:30 AM
🙏 Øresund Space Collective has some nice spacy jams.
Christine 9:34:37 AM
ØSC is very cool
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:35:09 AM
Hey, good morning, Christine!
Christine 9:35:13 AM
Good morning, DTO 😶‍🌫️ ☕
Christine 9:35:59 AM
I was driving & listening, and suddenly remembered.
Christine 9:36:13 AM
Dang, I missed most of your show.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:36:17 AM
I took your advice and put some Kadef Abgi on my next show!
Christine 9:40:35 AM
FANTASTIC!!!
Christine 9:40:57 AM
🙏
Christine 9:42:24 AM
I have to continue my car journey, so I'll say thank you now, DTO. Take care, everybody! I'm bringing WPRB with me. 📻 🚗 🌲🌳🌲
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:43:17 AM
Thanks for checking in, Christine. Have a good day, and stay cool.
Addie 🐍 🐍 Plum 9:44:32 AM
Good morning, awesome show, DTO!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:46:15 AM
Good morning, Addie Plum. Glad you are able to tune in.
Addie 🐍 🐍 Plum 9:48:05 AM
Been listening quite a while, just got caffeinated enough to comment 😂
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:48:40 AM
☕️☕️
TAndy 9:51:16 AM
I heard this sunshine funk and knew it was Ozric Tentacles
TAndy 9:51:20 AM
Brilliant.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:51:59 AM
The Ozric Tentacles certainly have a distinctive recognizable sound.
TAndy 9:56:49 AM
Dave, do you have a single album of there as you would recommend to match with driving on this beautiful blue summer day?
Rob F 9:56:54 AM
DTO, thanks for the great show. I really enjoyed it!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:57:40 AM
@TAndy, I can never narrow things down.
TAndy 9:57:40 AM
Oh wow final three minutes I cry thanks for the show
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:57:54 AM
Thanks, Rob F!
TAndy 9:59:51 AM
🦷🦷🦷🦷🍠🦷🦷
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:59:57 AM
Thanks everyone for tuning in and joining the chat this morning! As No. 6 says, BCNU.