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Desert Cruising

Sep 14, 2022 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM


With Captain Ahab

Every Wednesday 3–5pm on 103.3fm WPRB.

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Ep. 206: 9/14/22


Captain Ahab has reached her 30s womp womp

Desert Cruising
3:00 PM
Trouble - Manic Frustration
Trouble Manic Frustration
Manic Frustration American Recordings Catalog P&D 1992
3:07 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
3:10 PM
Willard - Double Dragon
Willard Double Dragon
Steel Mill 1992


3:14 PM
Melvins - Night Goat
Melvins Night Goat
Night Goat / Adolescent Wet Dream Amphetamine Lizard Records 1992


3:20 PM
Sludgeplow - Gut Fountain
Sludgeplow Gut Fountain
Turned Earth 1992


3:25 PM
Christbait - Loose
Christbait Loose
Yeast EP 1992


3:33 PM
Survolaj - Love Me & Hate Me
Survolaj Love Me & Hate Me
Survolaj 1992


3:44 PM
Monster Magnet - Evil
Monster Magnet Evil
Single Glitterhouse Records 1992


3:47 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
4:01 PM
Alice In Chains - Rooster
Alice In Chains Rooster
Dirt Columbia 1992
4:07 PM
Sleep - Evil Gypsy / Solomon's Theme
Sleep Evil Gypsy / Solomon's Theme
Sleep's Holy Mountain Earache Records 1992
4:14 PM
Unorthodox - Unseen World
Unorthodox Unseen World
Asylum Unorthodox 1992
4:21 PM
Fu Manchu - Vankhana (Rollin' Rooms)
Fu Manchu Vankhana (Rollin' Rooms)
Pickup Summer 1992


4:25 PM
Black Sabbath - Sins of the Father
Black Sabbath Sins of the Father
Dehumanizer Rhino/Warner Records 1992
4:30 PM
Kyuss - Freedom Run
Kyuss Freedom Run
Blues for the Red Sun Rhino/Elektra 1992
4:37 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
4:45 PM
Ningen Isu - Ougon No Yoake
Ningen Isu Ougon No Yoake
4:53 PM
Masters of Reality - Ants In the Kitchen
Masters of Reality Ants In the Kitchen
Sunrise On the Sufferbus Capitol Records 1992
4:56 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
4:58 PM
Non-fiction - Reason to Live
Non-fiction Reason to Live
In the Know Clandestine Music 1992
Chat is archived.
Captain Ahab (host) 3:01:07 PM
hip hip hooray
Captain Ahab (host) 3:01:10 PM
it is wednesday
Jon Solomon 3:01:43 PM
Happy birthday eve (observed).
Captain Ahab (host) 3:02:39 PM
No it's today!
Dan Ruccia 3:02:49 PM
Happy birthday!! You're crazily close to being exactly 10 years younger than me
Matt-ain Lightning 3:03:15 PM
womp womp LOL happy birthday! I gotta work :( but have fun in ye olde desert
Captain Ahab (host) 3:03:35 PM
hey Dan! Are you a fellow virgo??
Captain Ahab (host) 3:03:48 PM
thanks for stopping by Matt!
Captain Ahab (host) 3:04:47 PM
Jon I perhaps did not understand the joke lol
Jon Solomon 3:04:59 PM
Well then....
Jon Solomon 3:05:05 PM
Jon Solomon 3:05:19 PM
(I had the date wrong.)
Dan Ruccia 3:05:25 PM
No, I'm a scorpio (I may have overstated the relative closeness of our birthdays. lol)
Jon Solomon 3:05:45 PM
Bird bed!
Dan Ruccia 3:05:56 PM
(but what's 2 months over a decade?)
Jason DiVirgilio 3:05:57 PM
Desert Birding
Dan Ruccia 3:06:05 PM
Jason DiVirgilio 3:06:08 PM
Happy Birthday
Jon Solomon 3:07:19 PM
This is perhaps the best thing I've ever heard.
Jon Solomon 3:08:02 PM
Bring! Back! The! Bird!
Jason DiVirgilio 3:08:08 PM
Birdbrain by Buffalo Tom
Dan Ruccia 3:09:38 PM
Better than in Russia in the early 20th century (?) where they jumped from the Julian the Gregorian calendars and thus lost like 3 months!
Jon Solomon 3:11:25 PM
The metal show on WNUR when I was in college was called Steel Mill.
Captain Ahab (host) 3:11:44 PM
True Dan! calendars are all make believe anyway
DSM 3:13:06 PM
HBD Catptain!! 🎉🎈🍰
Jason DiVirgilio 3:13:48 PM
DSM 3:14:28 PM
@Jon, did they also have a folk/bluegrass show called Grist Mill?
Dan Ruccia 3:15:40 PM
Also, in honor of the bird, here is Iggy Pop singing surfing bird to his cockatoo:
Captain Ahab (host) 3:17:46 PM
I did not expect Micho to be such a hit lol
Captain Ahab (host) 3:18:13 PM
thanks DSM!
DSM 3:32:20 PM
I like this album art
DSM 3:35:57 PM
and this one too
Bud Burroughs 3:39:55 PM
Happy Birthday, and welcome to a new decade, Cap'n! I've got whiskeys older than you...
Captain Ahab (host) 3:44:29 PM
Thanks Bud! And haha I get it, 30 is NOT OLD lol
Jon Solomon 3:45:21 PM
Curious to see if this gets a reaction from my home's biggest Monster Magnet fan.
Tomi Tyrrell 3:51:04 PM
woooo let's get some linear algebra going in the chat
Tomi Tyrrell 3:51:11 PM
who wants to compute eigenvalues?
Jon Solomon 3:52:09 PM
All I'm saying is that if you were born on September 14, 1992 then you will cross the Brimley/Cocoon Line on June 9, 2043.
Bud Burroughs 3:53:57 PM
Apparently I've been alive for 20,556 days.
Bud Burroughs 3:54:10 PM
I remember like 12 of them.
DSM 3:56:10 PM
lol Bud
Captain Ahab (host) 4:02:33 PM
Bud you just missed your 20,000 birthday!
Captain Ahab (host) 4:02:48 PM
lol Tomi now that's a word I haven't heard in a long time
Captain Ahab (host) 4:04:07 PM
Jon thank you for teaching me about a new weird/cool date thing!
Mike Lupica 4:04:18 PM
Happy birthday! Also: Monster Magnet!
Captain Ahab (host) 4:04:23 PM
I will set a reminder on my phone
Jon Solomon 4:05:06 PM
I have the dates several people I know will cross the Brimley line on my calendar. Mike should be soon...
Captain Ahab (host) 4:05:22 PM
Thanks Mike!
Dan Ruccia 4:05:27 PM
There's even a whole twitter account for when celebs cross the Brimley/Cocoon line:
Mike Tropiano 4:10:45 PM
Hey Cap, what high school has linear algebra (I'm jealous, even though I had an 8th grade math teacher, on her own time after school, teach me advanced math).
Mike Tropiano 4:12:55 PM
Most excellent show today, by the way.
Captain Ahab (host) 4:13:15 PM
hello Mike! I went to Maggie Walker in Richmond, VA. I am sharing this privileged info (lol) because fellow PRB DJ extraordinaire Grady also went to the same high school and we had a fun conversation narrowing down to the same school when we learned we were both from VA
Rob from Maryland 🌻 🇺🇦 🦀 4:13:29 PM
Happy Birthday, Captain!
Bud Burroughs 4:13:47 PM
Wow, I've already crossed that line! He was an old man in that movie (or so I thought in 1985).
Captain Ahab (host) 4:16:16 PM
Thanks Rob!
Rob from Maryland 🌻 🇺🇦 🦀 4:16:53 PM
I've crossed that line too
Captain Ahab (host) 4:17:14 PM
Imagine the spider man "are you me?" meme but with me and Grady
Mike Tropiano 4:18:32 PM
Is that a public school. If I had kids, I'd move to send them there!
Captain Ahab (host) 4:19:41 PM
It is public! I was very fortunate to live there and would definitely recommend it lol, I had a great time
Mike Tropiano 4:20:20 PM
I went to a Philly school that has a way too proud self-perception, loves its football, while there are some (though) few public schools in Philly that offer things like your school.
Captain Ahab (host) 4:20:21 PM
Though you have to apply and take a few standardized tests
Mike Tropiano 4:21:28 PM
Oh, forgot to add, have a blessed birthday! Now that you're back on Wednesdays, I can listen to the entire show (I usually have class on Thursday afternoons).
Captain Ahab (host) 4:23:33 PM
Thank you!
Mike Tropiano 4:23:42 PM
You're a rare bird, a history person who can do math well. What a waste of should be a scientist or better yet a DJ!
Matt-ain Lightning 4:24:15 PM
1992 Fu Manchu!
Matt-ain Lightning 4:25:03 PM
They were hilarious when I saw em in 1994 at a dive
Matt-ain Lightning 4:26:34 PM
90s Sabbath!
Rob from Maryland 🌻 🇺🇦 🦀 4:28:02 PM
I've lost the stream
Mike Tropiano 4:28:15 PM
Today in class I discussed how to dispose of heavy metal waste....always makes me hink of ozzy.
Jon Solomon 4:28:37 PM
Speaking of rare birds, when's your co-host joining you on-mic again Cap?
Rob from Maryland 🌻 🇺🇦 🦀 4:28:41 PM
And I found it
Dan Ruccia 4:28:46 PM
My stream is dropping, too. Though it seems to have stablized
Captain Ahab (host) 4:29:42 PM
oof hang in there stream! wifi is strong here, I will throw goats harder
Rob from Maryland 🌻 🇺🇦 🦀 4:29:50 PM
Desert cruising so the stream went dry because of the aridity
Chef Emeril Lagasse 🍳 4:45:40 PM
I'm currently in the process of being converted to a PARROT HEAD! BAM!
Rob from Maryland 🌻 🇺🇦 🦀 4:46:35 PM
Captain, when is the next Anatolian rock show?
Captain Ahab (host) 4:46:42 PM
next week!
Jon Solomon 4:48:36 PM
Jimmy Buffett is NOT MY THING but to give credit where credit is due my friend Rebecca was doing a daily "Buffett Blessing" where she would cover one of his songs each afternoon on Instagram and it gave me an lyrical appreciation that never existed prior.
Captain Ahab (host) 4:49:50 PM
the birb will be returning for the final mic break
Rob from Maryland 🌻 🇺🇦 🦀 4:50:51 PM
Yay thanks!
Captain Ahab (host) 4:50:55 PM
yeah not my thing either but I respect the sheer massive cultural impact
Rob from Maryland 🌻 🇺🇦 🦀 4:51:10 PM
And there's a real bird coming on the final mic break?
Captain Ahab (host) 4:52:12 PM
haha Rob missed Micho's radio debut, I am sharing my studio today with a green lovebird who is very vocal during mic breaks
Jon Solomon 4:54:26 PM
My friend Will was ridiculously into Masters of Reality in high school. I half expect him to appear while this plays.
Rob from Maryland 🌻 🇺🇦 🦀 4:54:29 PM
Jason DiVirgilio 4:55:14 PM
Can you train co-host Micho to headbang to the music?
Rob from Maryland 🌻 🇺🇦 🦀 4:56:23 PM
Jason, probably. I've seen videos of cockatoos headbaning
Mike Tropiano 4:56:39 PM
Today's show was GRRRREAT! I missed the show all Summer and am so happy I can listen again Thanks so much!
Jon Solomon 4:56:57 PM
Rob from Maryland 🌻 🇺🇦 🦀 4:57:01 PM
Ants in the kitchen was occasionally a real thing for us every now and then
Matt-ain Lightning 4:57:02 PM
I saw a parrot in a little black leather jacket
Rob from Maryland 🌻 🇺🇦 🦀 4:57:08 PM
Jason DiVirgilio 4:57:49 PM
Haha, Micho is as loud as Captain in the mix.
Richard from Rocky Hill 4:58:06 PM
Happy B'day, C'ptain. It all gets even better! Like your shows!
Matthew Robinson 4:58:17 PM
Happy Birthday Captain Ahab!!!! <33333
Matthew Robinson 4:59:19 PM
love your show.. definitely was one of the shows that hooked me in to the WPRB fandom.
Captain Ahab (host) 4:59:22 PM
Many thanks all! Micho is as loud in real life as he came across in the stream lol
Captain Ahab (host) 5:00:13 PM
And of course he is quiet now that the mic is off