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Desert Cruising

Oct 19, 2022 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM


With Captain Ahab

The latest and greatest in stoner rock, doom metal, fuzz and more.

Every Wednesday 3–5pm on 103.3fm WPRB.

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Ep. 211: 10/19/22

Anatolian Hour x2 whoop whoop

Desert Cruising
3:04 PM
Doruk Onatkut Orkestrası - Bağdat Yolu
Doruk Onatkut Orkestrası Bağdat Yolu
Single 1967


3:06 PM
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3:12 PM
Optikler (Robert College) - Köylü Kızı
Optikler (Robert College) Köylü Kızı
Single 1967


3:14 PM
Yabancılar - Ağıt
Yabancılar Ağıt
Ağıt / Kayalar - Single MMC Entertainment 1967
3:18 PM
Erkut Taçkın - Mühür Gözlüm
Erkut Taçkın Mühür Gözlüm
Özlem - Single Odeon Müzik Yapımcılık 1968


3:21 PM
Kaygısızlar - Şaşırdım
Kaygısızlar Şaşırdım
Single 1969


3:24 PM
Tarsus Amerikan Koleji - Tüm
Tarsus Amerikan Koleji Tüm
Single 1970


3:29 PM
Bülent ve Korhan İkilisi - Ayrılık Anısı
Bülent ve Korhan İkilisi Ayrılık Anısı
Single 1970


3:32 PM
Aziz Azmet - Hiç İstemem
Aziz Azmet Hiç İstemem
Beni Yalnız Bırakma / Hiç İstemem - Single Diskotür 1970
3:35 PM
Alpay - Gönüllerde Bahar
Alpay Gönüllerde Bahar
Aşk Böyledir / Gönüllerde Bahar - Single Diskotür 1972
3:38 PM
Stephan Umutyan - Bekleyiş
Stephan Umutyan Bekleyiş
Single 1972


3:40 PM
Bülent ve Korhan İkilisi - Haydi Gel
Bülent ve Korhan İkilisi Haydi Gel


3:43 PM
Önder Bali - Karnı Büyük Koca Dünya
Önder Bali Karnı Büyük Koca Dünya


3:46 PM
Mustafa Ozkent - Dolana Ay Dolana
Mustafa Ozkent Dolana Ay Dolana
3:50 PM
Arıf Sağ - Osman Pehlivan
Arıf Sağ Osman Pehlivan
Single 1973


3:54 PM
Cengiz Coşkuner - Samsun'un Evleri
Cengiz Coşkuner Samsun'un Evleri
Oyun Havaları Kervan Plakçilik Kasetçilik 1973
3:56 PM
Sıla 4 - Gariban
Sıla 4 Gariban
Single 1973


3:59 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
4:15 PM
Tehlikeli Madde - Ay Battı
Tehlikeli Madde Ay Battı
Single 1974


4:18 PM
Ergenekon Destanı - Vah vah
Ergenekon Destanı Vah vah
Single 1975


4:22 PM
Nejat Yavaşoğulları - Sen Diyorsun Ki
Nejat Yavaşoğulları Sen Diyorsun Ki
Single 1975


4:25 PM
Tünay Akdeniz - Babam Yazdı Ben Besteledim
Tünay Akdeniz Babam Yazdı Ben Besteledim
Single 1975


4:30 PM
İpucu - Heyecanlı
İpucu Heyecanlı
İpucu / Hop Otur Hop Kalk - Single Bir Numara Müzik 1976
4:32 PM
Zafer Dilek - Yekte
Zafer Dilek Yekte
Oyun Havaları 1976


4:35 PM
Asia Minor - Mahzun Gözler
Asia Minor Mahzun Gözler
Crossing the Line 1979
4:44 PM
Derdiyoklar İkilisi - Seherde Bir Baga Girdim
Derdiyoklar İkilisi Seherde Bir Baga Girdim
Şu Dünyanın Halkı Türküola 1979


4:50 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
4:59 PM
Grup A1 - Neptünlü Sevgilim
Grup A1 Neptünlü Sevgilim
Single 1979
Chat is archived.
Jon "" Solomon 3:03:26 PM
whoop and also whoop.
Matt 3:04:42 PM
TAndy is gonna play finger cymbals along with the chunes today
Captain Ahab (host) 3:05:04 PM
they'll fit right in!
Brian 'D' For Donor 3:05:06 PM
Oh this is gonna be great!
Matt 3:11:50 PM
Nice! Long live the 7"
Rob from Maryland 🌻 🇺🇦 🦐 🇮🇷 🇹🇷 3:12:46 PM
Hello and merhaba
Captain Ahab (host) 3:13:06 PM
hey Rob!
Matt 3:13:15 PM
Where else can one hear late 20th century Turkish rock on 7"?! Dubya prb, baby
Matt 3:14:51 PM
This morning on wprb at like 6 am there was a live Zappa song followed by a 💩kickin country twanger, threw my dome for a loop
Captain Ahab (host) 3:15:30 PM
what better way to start the morning
Matt 3:17:51 PM
@Ahab does "agit" have same meaning in Turkish as other tongues? (I.e. agit prop)
Captain Ahab (host) 3:18:24 PM
Ağıt (pronounced aww - it) means eulogy
Captain Ahab (host) 3:18:46 PM
so don't think so!
Matt 3:18:50 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 3:19:17 PM
that G with a hat kind of sounds like a Y
Matt 3:20:10 PM
I wondered if Turkey borrowed the word (or not) from western politics given the political history you outlined
Matt 3:20:41 PM
G with a hat!!
James Walton 3:21:07 PM
That AGIT song was sampled by Billy Woods "Crawlspace"
Matt 3:21:10 PM
That's dope that G has a hat
Matt 3:21:50 PM
very cool, James
Captain Ahab (host) 3:22:06 PM
Woah thanks James! I didn't know that and will follow up, I love finding modern songs that sample anatolian rock
James Walton 3:24:21 PM
Thanks for the great show as always Captain!
Matt 3:25:53 PM
heavy breathing on a Turkish song!
Mike Tropiano 3:27:01 PM
"agit" means he/she/it does/goes in Latin. Romani ite domum.
Matt 3:27:44 PM
Thanks Mike! I love Latin
Matt 3:31:41 PM
But Mike does Latin have any hat-wearing letters?
Mike Tropiano 3:32:48 PM
YW. I sometimes ponder returning to it (been a long time), but its always surprising when you remember odd phrases...Duc, duc, remus duc, Tacit in fluvio, Igitur, igitur, igitur, igitur, Vivo in somnio.
Mike Tropiano 3:33:30 PM
It gots that V that sounds like a W.
Matt 3:35:04 PM
There's a High on Fire song called "Remus and Romulus"
Matt 3:37:05 PM
Is that a mullet or shadow on Aziz? @Ahab
Captain Ahab (host) 3:38:04 PM
hahah i think it's a shadow
Captain Ahab (host) 3:38:10 PM
in other photos his hair is short
Mike Tropiano 3:39:20 PM
Thanks Matt, I'll check it out later. It sounds right up my alley.
Jon "" Solomon 3:39:23 PM
There's some photos of him with copious locks too!
Matt 3:40:32 PM
His moustache is rad
Mike Tropiano 3:40:46 PM
When we read about Roman naval battles, we used to "reenact" them by amassing on benches and colliding with each other.
Mike Tropiano 3:41:21 PM
We also played rough tackle basketball.
Matt 3:41:35 PM
Matt 3:42:17 PM
I've heard of drunken midnight basketball in punk circles, but never tackle!
Mike Tropiano 3:47:02 PM
Most of our between class and after school activities involved collisions, which I guess fits with punk and other agressive musics.
jimbeaux 3:47:05 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 3:48:15 PM
hey Jimbeaux! I thought this tune might draw you out of the woodwork
jimbeaux 3:49:14 PM
I heart mustafaaaaaaaaaa
Jon "" Solomon 3:49:41 PM
Look at that güzel 45 sleeve!
Matt 3:52:01 PM
Arif is stoner rock AF
Matt 3:54:04 PM
It's like those grow animals in water but it's a Turkish badass in a suit
Captain Ahab (host) 3:55:24 PM
lol the chia pets?
Captain Ahab (host) 3:55:33 PM
oh no the sponge ones?
Captain Ahab (host) 3:55:57 PM
yeah i see now hahahaha
Matt 3:56:06 PM
The dollar store ones, they are small and expand in water
Captain Ahab (host) 3:56:17 PM
i was thinking chia pets at first because of the propensity for long locks
Matt 3:56:38 PM
Grow your own 1970s TURKISH GUY IN SUIT!
Matt 3:58:27 PM
We had such silly and probably toxic weird toys growing up in the 70s/80s
Matt 3:59:37 PM
Chia Pets great too
Ossy Hyouka 4:01:35 PM
Hello, nice old school sounds.
Matt 4:04:22 PM
Matt 4:24:36 PM
That's R Crumb's Mr. Natural in the collage
DSM 4:25:10 PM
Rad program today Ahab
DSM 4:25:19 PM
Matt, Nejat knows whats up
Captain Ahab (host) 4:27:46 PM
Thanks DSM!
Matt 4:33:32 PM
Zafer bringing the fuzz!
Matt 4:34:49 PM
My fuzz levels replenish like Wall-E charging up
Matt 4:35:09 PM
Gotta get my RDA of fuzz
Captain Ahab (host) 4:35:11 PM
order has been restored
Captain Ahab (host) 4:35:17 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 4:35:28 PM
10g fuzz a day at least
Matt 4:35:51 PM
this song is great
Matt 4:36:03 PM
Noodley in a good way
Matt 4:36:47 PM
I take a lotta fuzz, with a phaser supplement
Mike Tropiano 4:37:08 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 4:37:21 PM
Matt 4:37:42 PM
Asia, jr
Mike Tropiano 4:37:47 PM
Did they rip this off?
Matt 4:38:06 PM
Call of Ktulu by Metallica
Matt 4:39:10 PM
They might've shifted key, but it's almost note for note. Fukn 'talica 🤦
Captain Ahab (host) 4:39:55 PM
Call of Ktulu came out 5 years later sooooooo idk
TAndy 4:40:50 PM
Dang fire alarm low battery beep woke me up early... But listen to this audio treat right here 💙
Matt 4:41:14 PM
But I wonder where early Metallica might've heard this in order to be influenced
Captain Ahab (host) 4:41:20 PM
New article idea: the Anatolian Rock origins of Rock
Captain Ahab (host) 4:41:23 PM
Matt 4:41:34 PM
TAndy get them finger cymbals on
Captain Ahab (host) 4:41:46 PM
these guys spent a lot of time i France
TAndy 4:42:41 PM
I got my xylo cymbals ready to go. Good afternoon Matt and Captain 😁
Captain Ahab (host) 4:43:03 PM
Cymbal time!
Matt 4:43:44 PM
Mike Tropiano 4:44:36 PM
You have to interview them for the article!
Matt 4:45:16 PM
Those are EPIC neckbeards
Jon "" Solomon 4:45:21 PM
Is the Finders Keepers logo based on the Turku La?
Jon "" Solomon 4:47:14 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 4:47:15 PM
you know Jon I never made that connection but wow does it resemble Türküola
Jon "" Solomon 4:47:32 PM
I didn't make that connection until about 90 seconds ago.
Matt 4:47:50 PM
These guys are gettin doomy w/those neckbeards
Captain Ahab (host) 4:49:06 PM
we get bands sampling/ripping off these guys and now their record labels' logos too?? this aggression will not stand man
Matt 4:49:07 PM
Put the logos up side by side. LET THE PEOPLE DECIDE
TAndy 4:49:16 PM
Oh shit Matt people keep posting more doom memes in the Seinfeld group, you'll get a kick out of this one. One sec...
Jon "" Solomon 4:49:37 PM
One is in the playlist, one is in the chat.
TAndy 4:49:49 PM
Someone in the comments to this one mentioned CHAT PILE
TAndy 4:49:54 PM
Hey Jon!
Matt 4:49:56 PM
LOL TAndy, I harass Ahab w/ a lotta stankface memes
Captain Ahab (host) 4:50:02 PM
lol true
Jon "" Solomon 4:50:16 PM
Heya TAndy!
Matt 4:50:48 PM
Lol good one TAndy
TAndy 4:51:35 PM
There's another one but I'm waiting till next week to show you, can't over-stank the chat (pile)
Matt 4:52:02 PM
Matt 4:53:09 PM
Bachman Turner Overstank
TAndy 4:53:41 PM
Matt 4:55:13 PM
Metallica is behind fucking ALL of this malarkey 🕵️‍♀️
DSM 4:55:34 PM
just looked, I think it WOULD be safe to say they stole it
TAndy 4:55:48 PM
Metallica can be blamed for a lot of things 😡
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:56:00 PM
I think the Anatolian rockers borrowed their share of logos, album art, riffs, melodies etc. Fair play
Matt 4:56:13 PM
I suspect that diminutive Dane bastard Lars Ulrich
Jon "" Solomon 4:56:42 PM
My guess is "loving tribute" done "without asking permission."
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:57:08 PM
Homage Bon Voyage
Mike Tropiano 4:57:15 PM
I was gonna accuse Ulrich too.
Matt 4:57:30 PM
Lars actually grew up in a very avant garde artsy community in Denmark... He talks about it. But he's the drummer, so Idk
TAndy 4:57:44 PM
Also... That Asia Minor track sounded a lot like the song Flex plays at the end of his show if the music ends before the program switch. Forgot what song that was.
Matt 4:58:16 PM
Mastodon's "John Merrick"
Rob from Maryland 🌻 🇺🇦 🦐 🇮🇷 🇹🇷 4:58:17 PM
I enjoyed the show, thanks Captain!
TAndy 4:58:22 PM
I think Lard had enough influence in the band. Calling him demicular LOL
TAndy 4:58:29 PM
Brian 'D' For Donor 4:59:00 PM
That one band that did the lp cover art homage to Elton John "Madman Across The Water". That was a nice touch
Matt 4:59:01 PM
DSM 4:59:13 PM
Lars Ulrich stole my lunch
Matt 4:59:24 PM
Lard Ulrich, feat. Jello B and Al Jourgensen
TAndy 4:59:33 PM
Mike Tropiano 4:59:43 PM
Enjoyed the show, love the proggy sounds. Thanks as always!
Matt 5:00:11 PM
Great show! Thanks dj! Pledge up, people
TAndy 5:00:11 PM
Thanks for the show!
DSM 5:00:12 PM
Thanks Ahab!
Captain Ahab (host) 5:01:05 PM
hahaha thanks for all the takes
Brian 'D' For Donor 5:01:10 PM
Ooh i was looking at that Sounds of Wonder logo for FKs records
Brian 'D' For Donor 5:01:34 PM
Thought bubble one
Captain Ahab (host) 5:01:54 PM
oh yeah the Anatolians borrowed loads of course
Captain Ahab (host) 5:02:19 PM
something about great artists steal lol