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Desert Cruising

Feb 23, 2023 5:00 PM – 8:00 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. 229: 2/23/23

Covering for Lizbot!


Desert Cruising
5:00 PM
The Freqs - Power Trippin'
The Freqs Power Trippin' N
Poachers - EP The Freqs 2023
5:04 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
5:08 PM
Lord Elephant - Rumble
Lord Elephant Rumble N
Doom Sessions, Vol. VIII Heavy Psych Sounds 2023
5:16 PM
Helicon - Flume
Helicon Flume N
God Intentions Fuzz Club Records 2023
5:22 PM
Swan Valley Heights - The Hunger
Swan Valley Heights The Hunger N
The Hunger - Single Fuzzorama Records 2023
5:27 PM
Drug Mother - Guide Thy Hand
Drug Mother Guide Thy Hand N
Rise Witch 1830384 Records DK 2023
5:34 PM
Daevar - Leviathan (feat. Jan Oberg)
Daevar Leviathan (feat. Jan Oberg) N
Delirious Rites The Lasting Dose Records 2023
5:45 PM
Serpent Church - God's Breath
Serpent Church God's Breath N
God's Breath - Single Serpent Church Records 2023
5:49 PM
Witchthroat Serpent - Yellow Nacre
Witchthroat Serpent Yellow Nacre N
Trove of Oddities at the Devil's Driveway Heavy Psych Sounds 2022
5:55 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
6:03 PM
Dommengang - Society Blues
Dommengang Society Blues N
Wished Eye 2023
6:07 PM
The Machine - Reversion
The Machine Reversion N
Reversion - Single 2023
6:14 PM
Sgt.Sunshine - Fresh Tendrils
Sgt.Sunshine Fresh Tendrils N
Fresh Tendrils - Single 2023
6:19 PM
Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs - Pipe Down!
Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pipe Down! N
Land of Sleeper 2023
6:22 PM
Hail the Void - Serpens South
Hail the Void Serpens South N
Memento Mori 2023
6:29 PM
Betty Benedeadly & Braden Guess - Primordial Rhythms
Betty Benedeadly & Braden Guess Primordial Rhythms N
At the Institute of Mentalphysics Desert Records 2023
6:34 PM
Drug Hunt - Through the Night
Drug Hunt Through the Night N
Single 2023
6:40 PM
Dark Horses - Hyper Green
Dark Horses Hyper Green N
While We Were Sleeping 2023
6:44 PM
Abanamat - Thunderbolt of Flaming Wisdom
Abanamat Thunderbolt of Flaming Wisdom N
Abanamat 2023
6:50 PM
Black Air - The Air at Night smells different
Black Air The Air at Night smells different N
Impending Bloom 2023
6:56 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
7:03 PM
Danava - Let the Good Times Kill
Danava Let the Good Times Kill N
Nothing but Nothing
7:07 PM
Iron Lizards - Cold Gin
Iron Lizards Cold Gin N
Cold Gin - Single 2023
7:10 PM
Starmonger - Page of Swords
Starmonger Page of Swords N
Page of Swords - Single 2023
7:17 PM
Four Minute Man - You're a Ghost To Me
Four Minute Man You're a Ghost To Me N
You're a Ghost To Me - Single 2023
7:24 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
7:27 PM
Cem Karaca & Moğollar - Alageyik Destanı
Cem Karaca & Moğollar Alageyik Destanı
2.2.1973 Ankara Universal Music Taxim Edition 2016
7:39 PM
Erkin Koray - Mesafeler 2
Erkin Koray Mesafeler 2
1974 Nazilli Saray Sineması Konseri 1974
7:52 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
7:56 PM
Dozer - Ex - Human, Now Beast
Dozer Ex - Human, Now Beast N
Ex - Human, Now Beast - Single 2023
Chat is archived.
Jason DiVirgilio 5:01:35 PM
lol @ that meme
Captain Ahab (host) 5:01:57 PM
Mom it's not a cult!
richard lyons :) 5:04:57 PM
Nice to hear you here, Captain!
TAndy 5:05:19 PM
Ohi captain
Captain Ahab (host) 5:08:59 PM
Howdy folks
Bud Burroughs 5:13:38 PM
Ahoy, Captain! I still remember hearing Link Wray's version of this as a kid, and how exciting it was. I think it was the first time I realized that rock instrumentals could exist.
Captain Ahab (host) 5:15:05 PM
hey Bud! I was just reading the wiki page for this, fascinating stuff
Bud Burroughs 5:16:12 PM
He was way ahead of his time
Ossy 5:23:39 PM
Desert time before the 11pm night sludge!
Captain Ahab (host) 5:24:16 PM
indeed! hey Ossy
Mike Tropiano 5:25:49 PM
On my way home, tuned in to a most pleasant surprise, but it seems Ahab takes a mellow turn, I thought, when she opened the show with Power Tripping ( lived it btw)
Captain Ahab (host) 5:26:42 PM
Haha don't worry there's plenty heavy coming up!
Mike Tropiano 5:28:31 PM
Being my usual sarcastic self. I drummed the steering wheel into shock with that first track.
Jon Solomon 5:32:54 PM
Went for a Thursday run, plowing through the doom.
Jon Solomon 5:33:10 PM
Go nuts with that extra hour, Cap.
Captain Ahab (host) 5:35:16 PM
hey Jon!
Captain Ahab (host) 5:36:00 PM
The extra hour ended up being all the new tracks I had set aside that didn't have umlauts lol, so much for getting ahead
TAndy 5:47:23 PM
Francis 5:48:42 PM
LOL - I forgot about all the Metal-O's for this week
Captain Ahab (host) 5:49:07 PM
they are next week! I was off yesterday
Jamie N 6:04:47 PM
A radio ad for squirrels?!
Captain Ahab (host) 6:06:34 PM
jimboo 6:16:12 PM
This is MEGA🌈
Rob from Maryland 6:16:48 PM
Hello everyone! It hit 80 degrees today in the DC area. It's still in the low 70s right now
Captain Ahab (host) 6:17:05 PM
Oof, I would take that over the snow here
Rob from Maryland 6:20:45 PM
We may get some snow on Saturday morning
Ossy 6:41:04 PM
Snow seemingly finally decides to show up
Rob from Maryland 6:41:58 PM
Speaking of snow finally showing up: Mountains near Los Angeles are under a Blizzard Warning. The first such warning since 1989.
Captain Ahab (host) 6:44:19 PM
Wow! Strange times indeed
Ossy 6:44:28 PM
Damn, that's a long time
Captain Ahab (host) 6:45:00 PM
can you imagine angelenos having to deal with snow lol
jimboo 6:45:53 PM
Whoaaaaa Dark Horses 🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎🐎
Ossy 6:47:29 PM
La. always seems like the tropical place, that rarely gets snow
Francis 6:53:23 PM
I lived in L.A x 15 years. People stay home from work when it rains....and it's not even heavy rain.
Ossy 6:56:02 PM
That's right, Arthur Timothy Reed and Buster Baxter
TAndy 6:56:11 PM
I need the song for this ID
Captain Ahab (host) 7:04:39 PM
It is Deftones' Minerva!
TAndy 7:04:48 PM
Big love
Captain Ahab (host) 7:04:59 PM
I've heard the same from friends in LA Francis!
Captain Ahab (host) 7:05:34 PM
snow would just be too much
TAndy 7:06:47 PM
It rained for one day when I was out there and Google maps traffic just turned red everywhere
Francis 7:08:42 PM
TAndy - it's red everywhere in LA everyday. Rush "hour" goes from 6:30 - 10 and from 3:30-8PM Traffic jams at 2AM are not unheard of.
Number 6 7:08:53 PM
Hola everyone!
Captain Ahab (host) 7:10:15 PM
hello Wednesday neighbor Number 6!
TAndy 7:11:25 PM
Heya #6
TAndy 7:12:06 PM
Yep Francis, I was caught in it another day too. 2 and a half hours to travel 47 miles. I was so mad lol
Number 6 7:14:37 PM
The cable guys were here for hours trying to figure out why it goes wonky every now and then, so I had to have a nap after all of that.
Captain Ahab (host) 7:18:59 PM
were they able to fix it?
Number 6 7:20:28 PM
Hopefully so, we shall see.
Number 6 7:21:22 PM
It would die for several min. several times a day. Very annoying.
TAndy 7:21:45 PM
Did it happen during freezing temps or high winds?
Number 6 7:22:25 PM
I have an iphone personal hot spot for backup.
Number 6 7:23:02 PM
Actually, the weather didn't seem to make a difference.
Jon Solomon 7:24:40 PM
I had to drop out for a while but tuned in just as you went on-mic. Everything OK broadcast-wise?
Jon Solomon 7:25:16 PM
You're coming in loud and clear presently.
TAndy 7:26:20 PM
#6 you have cable or fiber? Fiber lines are more sensitive to damage
Jon Solomon 7:26:21 PM
Apparently crescent moon, Jupiter and Venus are all in a line right now. Went outside to see but fully overcast in central NJ.
Number 6 7:27:27 PM
@Tandy, cable, but the wires have been here for a long time.
Jon Solomon 7:28:46 PM
There we go!
Mike Tropiano 7:28:46 PM
You always play great stuff that makes my day and work go better, so no need to be apologetic. We're a;; sorry whenever PRB conks out. I say it all the time, but you have my deep gratitude for the great music you share.
Captain Ahab (host) 7:28:52 PM
I don't why know why my browser has been having issues with audio streaming
Captain Ahab (host) 7:28:56 PM
But otherwise internet is ok
Captain Ahab (host) 7:28:59 PM
It's weird
Jon Solomon 7:29:34 PM
Is it possible your browser isn't following the Audio Hijack chain like it normally does?
Captain Ahab (host) 7:30:49 PM
Maybe, everything setup as normal, but certain websites are not working (including WPRB at one point) soooo I'm just gonna stick to offline files for the last half hour
Mike Tropiano 7:31:25 PM
This soulnds a lot like "Wolf Mountain Howls into the World" by Mt Eerie.
Captain Ahab (host) 7:31:32 PM
Just unlucky :(
Mike Tropiano 7:33:19 PM
What is tis about?
Rofflestomp 7:34:31 PM
Was walking home and saw that line up in the sky. Magnificent.
Captain Ahab (host) 7:35:21 PM
This is a story about a village and a young man obsessed with hunting gazelles
Captain Ahab (host) 7:35:29 PM
Eventually the obsession leads to his untimely early death
Captain Ahab (host) 7:36:01 PM
And the epic is about that, plus the heartache of his mother and the woman he was meant ot marry
Captain Ahab (host) 7:36:37 PM
there was a also a film made where the man is misled by a jealous rival to chase after an imaginary deer (i guess gazelle isn't the right word for that geograph)
Captain Ahab (host) 7:36:51 PM
so slightly different plot driver
Rofflestomp 7:37:12 PM
Gazelles are obsessed with running from hunters.
Captain Ahab (host) 7:37:49 PM
Also thank you Mike for the kind words below!
Rob from Maryland 7:39:07 PM
We're liking Alageyik Destanı
Mike Tropiano 7:39:11 PM
If I could understand it, I'm sure this cuts to the soul just as the Mt. Eerie song it reminds me of. I can feel the pain, even in the instrumental.
Ossy 7:39:36 PM
Gazelles are a sunset beauty when they run, like cheetahs🧡
Captain Ahab (host) 7:40:20 PM
yeah, it is really beautiful poetry on top of it all
Captain Ahab (host) 7:40:33 PM
wish I could convey that on top of everything
Mike Tropiano 7:40:49 PM
I believe gratitude is a very important thing. While I don't do New Year's resolutions, I am trying to make it a more regular practice to acknowledge the good others share with me.
Mike Tropiano 7:43:12 PM
Good for the giver and receiver.
Jon Solomon 7:48:03 PM
What you expected to be playing tonight? No. But is it totally great? Emphatic yes.
Captain Ahab (host) 7:50:06 PM
That's the best I can hope for lol!
Number 6 7:51:44 PM
Always great music on WPRB!
TAndy 7:53:25 PM
Thank you for the show!
jimboo 7:53:58 PM
Thx Cap'nnnnnnnnnnn💥💥💥
richard lyons :) 7:54:15 PM
Yes! Thank you! 😊
Ossy 7:56:34 PM
Nice deset crusing and gazelle running in the sludge
Number 6 7:57:01 PM
Thanx for the show. BCNU!
Captain Ahab (host) 7:57:05 PM
Thank you my friends!!
Captain Ahab (host) 7:58:51 PM
I thought the year was 2033, 1973 was FIFTY not sixty years ago lol
Rob from Maryland 7:59:43 PM
Captain, you are ahead of your time
Rob from Maryland 7:59:51 PM
And thanks for the show!