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The New Abnormal

Sep 2, 2022 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM

With ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ



The New Abnormal
7:01 AM
Thanya Iyer - Slow Burn
Thanya Iyer Slow Burn N
Rest - EP Topshelf 2022

Thanya Iyer is based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.




7:04 AM
Sunfear - Wake Up Song
Sunfear Wake Up Song N
Octopus Dark Entries 2022

Sunfear is Eylül Deniz based in Istanbul, in the Republic of Türkiye.





7:08 AM
Set Break: over L’Ostopera track #8 by Mr. Various
7:09 AM
Surya Botofasina - Sun of Keshava
Surya Botofasina Sun of Keshava N
Everyone's Children Spiritus Records 2022

Keyboardist and composer Surya Botofasina 🙏🏾 was taught in the tradition of Alice Coltrane. Bandcamp



7:24 AM
Harold Budd & Brian Eno - An Arc of Doves
Harold Budd & Brian Eno An Arc of Doves
Ambient 2: The Plateaux of Mirror Editions EG 1980

The second of Brian Eno's "Ambient" series, which ended after only 4 releases.



7:31 AM
Set Break: over “Adhan” by Michael Manring
7:33 AM
Traffic - Rainmaker
Traffic Rainmaker
The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys Universal-Island Records Ltd. 1971

English rock band formed in 1967.



7:41 AM
Tony Bray - Zamapara
Tony Bray Zamapara
Outside, Looking In Tony Bray 2004

Tony Bray is a freelance musician , and has performed on stages in clubs, casinos and cruise ships all over the world for over 35 years. He also spent countless hours in the studio as a musician, arranger, mixer, consultant and producer. He has a degree in Studio Music and Jazz from the Univ. of Tennessee.




7:48 AM
Nicholas Thys - It's Been A While
Nicholas Thys It's Been A While
Virgo Pirouet 2009

Bass player, born and raised in Brussels Belgium in 1968, from a musical family, lived in Amsterdam for about 6 years, in NYC between 1999 and 2007, and is currently a resident of Brussels.



7:58 AM
Set Break: over “Life Of Joel” by Steve Tibbetts
8:02 AM
Frank Zappa - Farther O'Blivion
Frank Zappa Farther O'Blivion
Road Tapes, Venue #2 (Live Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland/1973) Frank Zappa Catalog 2016

Excerpt of a 24 minute recording. Edited for 'content'.



Another in the seemingly endless series of Zappa's archival recordings.

8:11 AM
Snarky Puppy - Bigly Strictness
Snarky Puppy Bigly Strictness
Immigrance GroundUP 2019

Formed in Denton, Texas in 2004, the band features a collective of nearly 40 musicians, many from the Univ. of North Texas.



8:19 AM
Jaga Jazzist - Spiral Era
Jaga Jazzist Spiral Era
Pyramid Brainfeeder 2020

Norwegian 9-piece instrumental band.



8:27 AM
Ozric Tentacles - SpaceBase
Ozric Tentacles SpaceBase
The Floor's Too Far Away Magna Carta 2006

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



8:36 AM
MNO - Kat Mix
MNO Kat Mix
Sessions Des Rosiers EP 1 Six Degrees Emerging Artist 2006

Michael Emenau, aka "MNO" has made a lot of music in a lot of styles. Bandcamp


8:43 AM
Ozone Quartet - Flood
Ozone Quartet Flood
Nocturne Flat Five Records 1999

Ozone Quartet was an instrumental band based in Raleigh, NC. 1992-2004. Bandcamp



8:48 AM
Tunnels - Prisoner of the Knitting Factory Hallway (Composition By Marc Wagnon)
Tunnels Prisoner of the Knitting Factory Hallway (Composition By Marc Wagnon)
Tunnels - With Percy Jones Buckyball Music, Inc. 1999

Tunnels was founded by Swiss vibraphonist and percussionist Marc Wagnon and bassist Percy Jones, who was an essential element of the first recording put out by the band, titled "With Percy Jones" and released in 1994.


8:55 AM
Pixel - Nothing Beats Reality
Pixel Nothing Beats Reality
Golden Years Cuneiform Records 2015

Pixel is a Norwegian pop-jazz quartet.


9:00 AM
Set Break: over “Chandogra” by Steve Tibbetts
9:04 AM
Anoushka Shankar - Pd7
Anoushka Shankar Pd7
Breathing Under Water Manhattan Records 2007

Collaboration between sitarist Anoushka Shankar & Karsh Kale (of Tabla Beat Science fame). Plenty of guest musicians on this one.


9:12 AM
Zohar - Onethreeseven
Zohar Onethreeseven
Onethreeseven Mondo Melodia 2000

Founded by Erran Baron Cohen, brother of Sacha (aka Borat, Ali G, etc.). He also scored the original music for his brother's films Borat, Brüno, The Dictator, and Grimsby, as well as his TV series Da Ali G Show and Who Is America?



The sampled vocals were by Zehava Ben (Born 1968 in Beer Sheva), an Israeli Mizrahi singer.

9:17 AM
Axiom of Choice - Evanescent
Axiom of Choice Evanescent
Unfolding Narada 2002

Axiom of Choice was a California based world music group of Iranian émigrés who performed a fusion style incorporating Persian classical music and modern Western musical concepts.


Loga Ramin Torkian later joined with Azam Ali (from 'Vas') to form 'Niyaz'.

9:22 AM
Lumin - Izgrala
Lumin Izgrala
Traveler '03 Six Degrees Records 2003

Electronic / world music fusion, combining Bulgarian choir, Sufi trance, drum & bass and downtempo. Formed in 1998 by Jeffery Stott and Michael Emenau. Vocalist Irina Mikhailova joined the group for their second album. "Izgrala" was originally issued on this Traveler compilation 🍸 , and later on Lumin's "Ketri" in 2007.



9:29 AM
Set Break: over “Mae Hong Song” by Ozric Tentacles
9:33 AM
David "Fuze" Fiuczynski - Sakalahachi
David "Fuze" Fiuczynski Sakalahachi
KiF Express FuzeLicious Morsels 2008

David Fiuczynski is a multi-culti jazz guitarist with a punk attitude. Currently a professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston.



9:39 AM
Swift Technique - Sir Funk
Swift Technique Sir Funk
You Boys Be Aight Swift Technique 2014

Swift Technique is Philadelphia’s funk/soul musical collective. Bandcamp



9:43 AM
Dirk Quinn Band - Evil Birdman of Funk
Dirk Quinn Band Evil Birdman of Funk
QuinnTet Dirk Quinn Band 2008

The Dirk Quinn Band is a good time jam band from Philadelphia.



9:51 AM
Set Break: over “Gavotte Chétive“ by Miriodor
9:53 AM
Fabian Spampinato - Gymnopedie #1
Fabian Spampinato Gymnopedie #1
#Fundemia s/r 2021

I can't figure out exactly who this is or where he's from. He is associated with "Caballero Reynaldo" and his series of Spanish Zappa covers. Maybe he's from Argentina? The #Fundemia release has several Zappa covers, but I'm playing Erik Satie's "Gymnopedia #1", arranged and performed in the style of a Zappa band.


Chat is archived.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:00:20 AM
It’s “ኻᶒ ᚻєឃ Ⱑᛔᚥፀ𐌓ᛗⲀᶅ” on uoʇǝɔui̩ɹꓒ ꓭꓤꓒꓟ
TAndy 7:00:23 AM
I wonder what happens when those four touch the big red button.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:01:13 AM
The New Abnormal begins.
TAndy 7:02:37 AM
The button of abnormality...
TAndy 7:02:43 AM
Good morning, sir.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:03:08 AM
Good morning, TAndy.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:03:14 AM
Good day, DJ DaveTheObscure!
TAndy 7:03:41 AM
Good morning -ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:03:55 AM
¡ ʇuǝʇuoɔɭɐꓪ ɹꓪ noʎ oʇ sᵷui̩ʇǝǝɹ⅁
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:06:11 AM
Oh, highTAndy
TAndy 7:07:27 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:07:57 AM
'Tis indeed.
TAndy 7:10:00 AM
MrM I hope to see you in the chat bright and early for Laborwave
TAndy 7:12:23 AM
Also thank you Mr. Obscure for posting the Bandcamp links, on this wonderful Bandcamp Friday.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:12:44 AM
🙏 Happy to provide excellent customer service for our valued clients. 😬
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:13:39 AM
I should be in the chat by the second show of the day. Also, first show will likely have a digital archive. #ExtraSleepy
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:19:13 AM
Nice selections! Cheers, DJ DaveTheObscure!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:20:08 AM
🙏 I am honored that you sacrifice sleep to check out the show.
TAndy 7:26:47 AM
smooth transition, loved this album
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:27:40 AM
🙏🏾 Yeah, I heard echoes of Harold Budd in Surya Botofasina's music.
Brian D 7:34:07 AM
YES! Great song/lp here!
Brian D 7:34:36 AM
Anyone still have the geometric shaped lp cover w/the cut corners?
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:34:57 AM
🌦🌧🌨⛈🌩. I have the original LP, sure.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:36:12 AM
It was in 1971 that my ears were opened to good music. This was one of the first LPs I purchased with my meager allowance.
Brian D 7:37:38 AM
Got to see the Winwood-Capaldi reunion in 1994 opening for the Grateful Dead in Wash DC. Jerry sat in for a song or 2 at end. Dear Mr Fantasy most likely.
Brian D 7:37:58 AM
But sadly no Chris Wood of course
Brian D 7:40:45 AM
Rebop Kwaku Baah presence on the perc makes these early 70s Traffic really groove.
TAndy 7:41:54 AM
Already loving this Tony Bray
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:44:37 AM
Like Chris Wood, Rebop Kwaku Baah also died in 1983
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:45:55 AM
@ TAndy, Tony Bray does a lot of session work and small venue performances. This release has a consistent vibe.
Brian D 7:46:12 AM
The joined-hands howling figures in the picture at the top of the screen here are troubled with the ages old question "Should we press the giant red button, or not?"
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:46:57 AM
🔴 That button always gets pressed.
TAndy 7:47:04 AM
This is the exact type of Jazz I'm in love with. This and just about anything that WJJZ 106.1 used to play
Brian D 7:47:26 AM
TAndy 7:47:41 AM
Haha Brian I asked the very same question earlier during the show. Just smash that button
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:55:31 AM
That "Don't Press Button" button reminds me of the rubber stamp I had made that prints "Do Not Stamp".
Brian D 7:59:49 AM
Nice. Short thumbnail form just the word "Don't"
Brian D 8:02:48 AM
TAndy 8:03:04 AM
oh hell yeah more zappa
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:03:45 AM
If only Zappa didn't sabotage his work, I'd easily be able to air more of it.
DSM 8:04:02 AM
Starting to formulate thoughts, thinking I’ll probably enjoy this,
TAndy 8:04:25 AM
Good morning DSM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:04:30 AM
Take it slowly, DSM.
DSM 8:05:20 AM
Haha thanks. Good morning everyone ☕️
Brian D 8:05:37 AM
Brian D 8:05:58 AM
The famous Helsinki concerts.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:06:11 AM
🎻 prime Zappa period
Brian D 8:06:57 AM
Ruth Underwood percussion greatness
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:09:04 AM
luv to hear percussion
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:10:52 AM
turn it upside down
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:12:45 AM
uʍop ǝpi̩sdn
TAndy 8:13:42 AM
This is fantastic
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:13:50 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:14:06 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:15:45 AM
Snarky Puppy has a ton of impressive music.
DSM 8:25:05 AM
Loving this Jaga Jazzist
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:25:48 AM
@DSM, they escaped my attention entirely until earlier this year.
DSM 8:28:07 AM
Gonna have to check em out
TAndy 8:30:49 AM
Ph hell YEAH Ozrics
Brian D 8:38:14 AM
Nice here. String instruments getting play today
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:39:19 AM
Brian D 8:41:02 AM
Elle Emeneau and neighbors Pikyu Arestee, Yuvee W Ekswyzee
TAndy 8:47:30 AM
SIX new albums to listen to thanks to this show and there's still another 73 minutes left. Oh boy.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:49:11 AM
It is my mission to keep you all busy with music to explore.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:52:11 AM
...and the cover of Tunnels has another red button.
Brian D 8:52:50 AM
Must... press...
TAndy 8:53:16 AM
You, PAX, and Grady are putting me out of house and home this week.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:54:43 AM
World, the time has come to (Push The Button)
TAndy 8:58:56 AM
Poosh da botton
TAndy 9:00:49 AM
Rob F 9:01:52 AM
Good morning. Enjoyed that last set
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:01:53 AM
Christine is not around to post the 🗣 'screaming online'.
Brian D 9:02:04 AM
Davíd no está aqui
DSM 9:02:06 AM
The world pushed the red button and all I got was this lousy T shrt
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:02:07 AM
Good morning, Rob F.
Brian D 9:02:41 AM
DSM 9:03:22 AM
Gonna leave this here for Christine just in case 🍩
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:05:01 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:05:52 AM
💜 ☠️ inspired by MrM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:06:37 AM
Many thanks and kind regards to you, DJ DaveTheObscure!
TAndy 9:13:20 AM
TIL Borat has a brother
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:14:05 AM
TAndy 9:14:22 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:16:37 AM
Musical Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Radio Station WPRB
Brian D 9:16:42 AM
This is lovely
Brian D 9:17:26 AM
TAndy 9:17:49 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:17:51 AM
Zahava Ben was sampled vocalist
Brian D 9:18:34 AM
I love how the dvd packaging and actual disc for Borat were made to look like a shoddy pirated bootleg DVD
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:18:45 AM
Zehava Ben (Born 1968 in Beer Sheva) is an Israeli Mizrahi singer. She is of Moroccon Jewish origin and is known for singing both in Hebrew and Arabic.
Brian D 9:19:04 AM
Scrawled Sharpie writing on the disc heh
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:19:15 AM
Attention to detail.
Brian D 9:19:23 AM
Brian D 9:19:53 AM
Great segues today as always
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:20:31 AM
🙏 I try to put some effort into transitions.
Brian D 9:22:07 AM
If Joe Frank was still on earth he could have used that E Cohen Zohar piece
Brian D 9:30:51 AM
Love the Balkan sounds
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:32:08 AM
Their tight harmonies are quite appealing.
Rob F 9:38:50 AM
You have been playing Fuze quite a bit latetly
TAndy 9:39:47 AM
Swift Technique 😤
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:40:04 AM
Somebody has to play Fuze. I am the best equipped.
TAndy 9:40:48 AM
Love what I've heard of them, this album is a definitely buy/listen
Rob F 9:41:26 AM
I know his brother from youth soccer. He told me his brother teaches at Berklee and is a great guitar player. I had no idea until hearing it here
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:41:26 AM
Saw them in Princeton. Great show, but wrong audience.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:42:06 AM
Mostly elderly, sat quietly in their seats while the music was demanding all to GET UP AND DANCE!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:42:56 AM
Yeah, Fuze has roots around Princeton. He is great. Unique.
TAndy 9:44:02 AM
Unless it was standing room only I'd be bobbing in my chair and cutting shapes to this
TAndy 9:44:20 AM
Dat transition
Brian D 9:44:22 AM
TAndy 9:45:27 AM
This whole show is gonna be catalogued in a YouTube playlist for future listening
TAndy 9:52:33 AM
Final 8 minutes crying etc etc
DSM 9:53:02 AM
get ready to flood the stage with trash
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:53:18 AM
No crying!
TAndy 9:53:47 AM
Bud Burroughs 9:54:48 AM
As usual, work is getting in the way of chat, but digging the music!
TAndy 9:55:01 AM
I've been wondering where that melody was from for so long
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:55:13 AM
Hey, Bud. Glad you were able to catch some.
DSM 9:56:10 AM
that melody always reminds me of independent cinemas
DSM 9:58:07 AM
Thanks Dave, another great show. Have a lovely weekend everyone!
TAndy 9:59:03 AM
Thank you for the show as always Dave!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:59:14 AM
🙏 Thanks, everyone for hanging out this morning. My show remains here during the fall schedule.
DSM 9:59:39 AM
TAndy 9:59:40 AM
TAndy 9:59:52 AM
The voice sounded demonic