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The New Abnormal

Jan 25, 2023 3:00 AM – 6:00 AM


With ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ

Exploring multiple facets of jazz-adjacent prog-rock, edgy fusion, Canterbury, Zeuhl, Rock-In-Opposition, avant-prog, Rock Progressivo Italiano, world music, ambient, anything virtuosic.



The New Abnormal
3:01 AM
Jeff Beck - Love Is Green
Jeff Beck Love Is Green
Wired Epic 1976

24 June 1944 - 10 January 2023.


3:03 AM
Set Break: over “Kili-ki Drok” by Steve Tibbetts
3:05 AM
Marta Mist - We Have Business To Attend To
Marta Mist We Have Business To Attend To N
Eyes Like Pools Sounds In Silence 2022

Ambient / atmospheric music from the UK. Bandcamp


3:18 AM
Guapo - Jeweled Turtle
Guapo Jeweled Turtle
Elixirs Neurot Recordings 2008

Dark avant-prog group from the UK, founded in 1994.



3:31 AM
Set Break: over “No Swinging The Club In The Car” by Cliff Martinez from "Traffic”
3:33 AM
Oiapok - Frogs Might Disappear
Oiapok Frogs Might Disappear N
OisoLün OMR 2023

French progressive rock group which succeeds Camembert, with Pierre Wawrzyniak as leader/composer/bassist. Bandcamp . 🐸 Influenced by Pierre Moerlen's Gong & especially by Frank Zappa.



3:42 AM
Camembert - Untung Untungan 2.0
Camembert Untung Untungan 2.0
Schnorgl Attack CAMEMBERT 2011

Led by bassist Pierre Wawrzyniak, they were around from 2011-2017. Bandcamp

Blend of Zappa & Zeuhl. "A jazz-rock trip on the edge of the Galaxcheese !" 🧀



3:53 AM
Gongzilla - Bad Habits
Gongzilla Bad Habits
Live Lolo Records 2001

A distant branch in the Gong family tree, Gongzilla was a reassembly of several of the members of Pierre Moerlen's Gong and played a similar jazz-rock fusion.



3:58 AM
Set Break: over “Far And Wide” by Blue Is Nine
4:02 AM
Jeff Beck Group - Ice Cream Cakes
Jeff Beck Group Ice Cream Cakes
Jeff Beck Group Epic/Nashville 1972


4:07 AM
Jeff Beck - Sophie
Jeff Beck Sophie
Wired Epic 1976


4:14 AM
Brand X - Kugelblitz
Brand X Kugelblitz
Missing Period Gonzo Multimedia 1997

Jazz Fusion band active from 1975 to 1980.


Notable members include Genesis drummer & vocalist Phil Collins, guitarist John Goodsall, & bassist Percy Jones. This album represents the earliest known recordings of Brand X circa 1975-76, mostly versions of songs later rerecorded for their other LPs.


4:25 AM
Carpe Diem - Réincarnation
Carpe Diem Réincarnation
En regardant passer le temps Musea 1975

French progressive rock band active during the 1970's. They originated in Nice, first as a Jethro Tull and King Crimson cover band, transmuting into Carpe Diem ("Seize the day") with their original material.



4:28 AM
Set Break: over “The Place” by Arild Andersen, Ralph Towner & Nana Vasconcelos

Up next, jazz fusion from Indonesia 🇮🇩


4:31 AM
Tohpati Ethnomission - Let The Birds Sing
Tohpati Ethnomission Let The Birds Sing
Save The Planet MoonJune 2010

Tohpati Ethnomission is an Indonesian jazz-rock / fusion band founded in 2009, led by guitarist and songwriter Tohpati Ario Hutomo, born in Jakarta, 25 July 1971. Bandcamp



4:39 AM
Dewa Budjana - Solas PM
Dewa Budjana Solas PM
Zentuary Favored Nations 2016

I Dewa Gede Budjana is an Indonesian guitarist, songwriter and composer, born 30 August 1963 in Waikabubak, Indonesia. He frequently collaborates with western musicians. (Zentuary features Tony Levin, Gary Husband and Jack DeJohnette.) Bandcamp



4:48 AM
Balawan - Bangtiang Ngingel (feat. Bumi Gamelan Orchestra)
Balawan Bangtiang Ngingel (feat. Bumi Gamelan Orchestra)
Balawan Bumi Gamelan Orchestra (feat. Bumi Gamelan Orchestra) BUMI : Balawan Untuk Musik Indonesia 2022

I Wayan Balawan is an Indonesian jazz guitarist born 9 September 1973 in Gianyar, Bali. His style features tapping on multiple guitars, often triggering samples of gamelan instruments.



4:53 AM
Trisum - Cublak-Cublak Suweng
Trisum Cublak-Cublak Suweng
1st Edition Sony BMG Music Entertainment 2007

Trisum is an Indonesian jazz guitar supergroup group formed in 2004. Trisum can be categorized as a jam session band, starring I Dewa Gede Budjana, Tohpati Ario Hutomo, and I Wayan Balawan [something like the Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin, Paco De Lucía collaboration from 1980].



4:59 AM
Set Break: over “Gisella” by K. Leimer
5:02 AM
PFM Premiata Forneria Marconi - Alta Loma Five Till Nine Medley
PFM Premiata Forneria Marconi Alta Loma Five Till Nine Medley
P.F.M. - Live In USA - EP RCA Records Label 1974

Recorded during the height of PFM's international popularity on their North American tour in 1974.


The cover of the USA edition:


The cover of the Italian edition:


5:18 AM
On The Raw - Herois (feat. Jordi Amela, Pep Espasa, Toni Sánchez, Jordi Prats & Alex Ojea)
On The Raw Herois (feat. Jordi Amela, Pep Espasa, Toni Sánchez, Jordi Prats & Alex Ojea)
Climbing the Air Red Phone Records 2019

On The Raw is a Spanish progressive rock band from Barcelona, around since about 2017. Bandcamp



5:26 AM
Set Break: over “Ending Image” by Arve Henriksen
5:28 AM
Azigza - X: Resolutions
Azigza X: Resolutions
Kriya Lionharp Music 2003

Multi-culti band from San Fransisco, combining various influences.



5:37 AM
Oceansize - Women Who Love Men Who Love Drugs (Remastered)
Oceansize Women Who Love Men Who Love Drugs (Remastered)
Effloresce (Remastered) Beggars Banquet 2003

Oceansize is a space-rock post-rock band founded in Manchester UK in 1998, disbanded in 2011.



5:46 AM
Djam Karet - Empty House
Djam Karet Empty House
Regenerator 3017 Hc Productions 2014

Instrumental eclectic progressive rock band founded in California in 1984. So far, they have released 19 full-length albums. Bandcamp



5:51 AM
Jef Stott - Sayat Nova (Sendai Tsunami Dub)
Jef Stott Sayat Nova (Sendai Tsunami Dub)
Arcana Six Degrees Records 2012

Former member of electronic / world music fusion group Lumin.



5:57 AM
Set Break: over “Immunity” by Cliff Martinez from “Traffic”
5:58 AM
Hans Annéllsson - On Ho
Hans Annéllsson On Ho
One More Time for the World Annellssongs 1999

Gunnar Peter Annellssson is from Sweden. The piece "On Ho" is Frank Zappa's "Oh No" played backwards.