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The New Abnormal

Mar 7, 2023 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM


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.

Subbing for Wired Academic 𓀆


The New Abnormal
8:00 PM
Canvas Solaris - Extrasolar Biosignature
Canvas Solaris Extrasolar Biosignature
Chromosphere 2975495 Records DK 2021

Progressive tech metal from Statesboro GA. Bandcamp



8:10 PM
Set Break: over “Expérience 7” by Miriodor
8:13 PM
Sithu Aye - Solstice
Sithu Aye Solstice
I self released 2013

Sithu Maung Maung Aye was born on 26 June 1990 in Glasgow, UK, and plays a progressive metal similar to Plini and Animals As Leaders. All of his material is self released. Bandcamp



This EP was shared with Plini.
8:18 PM
Chimp Spanner - The Mirror
Chimp Spanner The Mirror
At the Dream's Edge 2648571 Records DK 2022

Chimp Spanner (monkey wrench!) is a one-man prog-metal band: Paul Antonio Ortiz, from Essex, UK. Bandcamp



8:26 PM
Jonas Hellborg & Art Metal - Round Metal Hat
Jonas Hellborg & Art Metal Round Metal Hat

Jonas Hellborg (bass), Matthias IA Eklundh (guitar), Selvaganesh (percussion).



Is it jazz? Is it metal? Does it matter?
8:31 PM
Set Break: over “The Snake And The Lotus (The Pond)” 🐍&🪷 by Penguin Cafe Orchestra
8:34 PM
Birds and Buildings - Secret Crevice
Birds and Buildings Secret Crevice
Multipurpose Trap Emkog 2013

Founded by Dan Britton (of Cerebus Effect & Deluge Grander) in Maryland USA in 2008. They blend various prog styles. This is their second (and probably final) release. Bandcamp


🦉🦆𓄿🐓𓅓🦅𓅛🕊️𓅠🦜 & 🏬🏭🏫🏪🏩🏨🏦🏥🏤🏣🏢

8:39 PM
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum - The Donkey-Headed Adversary of Humanity Opens the Discussion
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum The Donkey-Headed Adversary of Humanity Opens the Discussion
Of Natural History Web of Mimicry 2004

Sleepytime Gorilla Museum was an American experimental rock band, formed in 1999 in Oakland, California. The band fused classical, industrial, and art-rock themes throughout their music. They were known to perform elaborate routines on stage, and manufactured many of their own instruments. 🦍



8:46 PM
Anekdoten - This Far from the Sky
Anekdoten This Far from the Sky
Nucleus Virta 1995

Progressive heavy rock band founded in Borlänge, Sweden in 1991. Their music is associated with the tradition of 1970s progressive rock music, especially King Crimson.



8:55 PM
NeBeLNeST - Stimpy Bar
NeBeLNeST Stimpy Bar
Nova Express Cuneiform Records 2002

NeBeLNeST formed in 1997, and is a high-energy mix of multiple styles of progressive rock, blending a prog-metal influenced drums and bass with psychedelic guitar and symphonic keyboards. Bandcamp



9:00 PM
Set Break: over “Gongs” by Roberto Cacciapaglia
9:03 PM
Änglagård - Snardom
Änglagård Snardom
Viljans Öga Anglagard Records 2012

Änglagård is a symphonic prog band founded in 1991 in Stockholm, disbanded in 1994, and then active again since 2008. Bandcamp



9:19 PM
Jean-Claude Buire, Philippe Bussonnet, Laurent Imperato - Riff Fantom
Jean-Claude Buire, Philippe Bussonnet, Laurent Imperato Riff Fantom
BBI Soleil Zeuhl 2008

Recorded in 1996 but unreleased until 2008, this intense guitar-based trio consists of Magma member and One Shot alumnus Philippe Bussonnet (bass), drummer Jean-Claude Buire, and XAAL founder Laurent Imperato on guitars. Zeuhl adjacent heavy prog.


9:29 PM
Set Break: over “After The Air Raid” by Zevious
9:32 PM
McGill Manring Stevens - Footprints
McGill Manring Stevens Footprints
What We Do Free Electric Sound 2006

Guitarist Scott McGill, joined forces with bassist Michael Manring and drummer-percussionist Vic Stevens.


performing jazz standards, wildly reinterpreted. Footprints is a Wayne Shorter composition


9:37 PM
Weather Report - Port of Entry (Live)
Weather Report Port of Entry (Live)
Live and Unreleased Columbia/Legacy 2002

Weather Report was a jazz fusion band founded by Wayne Shorter with Joe Zawinul.


9:43 PM
Weather Report - Non-Stop Home
Weather Report Non-Stop Home
Sweetnighter Columbia/Legacy 1973


9:47 PM
Set Break: over “Kick My Ass In The Morning” by Cliff Martinez, from the Narc soundtrack
9:50 PM
Terje Rypdal - To Be Continued
Terje Rypdal To Be Continued
To Be Continued ECM Records 1981

Trio of Terje Rypdal (guitars), Miroslav Vitous (bass) and Jack DeJohnette (drums).



9:59 PM
Sonar - Red Shift (feat. David Torn)
Sonar Red Shift (feat. David Torn)
Vortex (feat. David Torn) RareNoiseRecords 2018

Instrumental systemic jazz meets math-rock type band from Switzerland. Bandcamp This release features David Torn on guitars.



10:09 PM
Michael Brook - DarkerRoom
Michael Brook DarkerRoom
RockPaperScissors Canadian Rational 2006

This release features orchestral and choral ensembles from Sofia Bulgaria.



The narration here is by Richard Burton, from Dylan Thomas' "Under Milk Wood". "It is spring, moonless night in the small town, starless and bible-black, the cobblestreets silent and the hunched, courters'-and-rabbits' wood limping invisible down to the sloeblack, slow, black, crowblack, fishingboatbobbing sea."

10:15 PM
Sean Malone - Big Sky Wanting
Sean Malone Big Sky Wanting
Cortlandt Free Electric Sound 2007

Sean Malone from Delran NJ (12 April 1970 - 9 December 2020) played fretless bass guitar and Chapman Stick with Gordian Knot and Cynic.



10:21 PM
Sloth & Turtle - Hex
Sloth & Turtle Hex
Sloth & Turtle - EP Sloth & Turtle 2018

🦥 & 🐢 Bandcamp Sloth & Turtle are a math rock group from Santa Rosa California.



10:24 PM
COVET - glimmer
COVET glimmer
effloresce Triple Crown Records 2018

Another math rock group, but from San Fransisco, led by classically trained Yvette Young. A former art teacher, she created the cover art for their CDs. Bandcamp



They will be performing in Philadelphia on Friday April 28th at Brooklyn Bowl on Canal St.
10:27 PM
Set Break: over “Sur le theme de Bene Gesserit VII” by Richard Pinhas
10:32 PM
Photay with Carlos Niño - Quartet Improvisation 053021
Photay with Carlos Niño Quartet Improvisation 053021 N
More Offerings International Anthem 2023


10:40 PM
Meshuggah - In Death - Is Death (edited)
Meshuggah In Death - Is Death (edited)
Catch Thirty Three Atomic Fire 2005

Swedish progressive metal band formed in 1987. The group's name comes from Hebrew and Yiddish and means 'crazy'.



10:45 PM
Trey Gunn - One Thousand Years: Second Traverse
Trey Gunn One Thousand Years: Second Traverse
Raw Power First World Records 1999

In addition to his 14 solo recordings, ten-string touch-guitarist Trey Gunn has toured and/or recorded with King Crimson, David Sylvian, Vernon Reid, Brian Eno, Azam Ali, Puscifer, John Paul Jones, Robert Fripp & David Hykes. Bandcamp



10:55 PM
Kiji Suedo - Hosek VI
Kiji Suedo Hosek VI N
Hosek Hobbes 2023

Osaka based producer.


10:56 PM
Set Break: over “Strangelands (From Sherriff Era)” by Sensations Fix

How would you rate your experience with this radio show?


10:57 PM
Brain Blade Fellowship - Trembling
Brain Blade Fellowship Trembling
Perceptual Blue Note 1999

Jazz group led by Brian Blade, drummer, composer, singer/songwriter and session musician, born 25 July 1970 in Shreveport, Louisiana.



Mama's baby is trembling...
Chat is archived.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:00:17 PM
𓀤 ₲Ө𐊸₫ ₮ἷƌἴᥰ᪄ș, ₩₱Я฿ Ĺǐꮥ𐠙𐒢₦𐌴ᖇꕷ 𓀥 😶‍🌫️
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:12:58 PM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:13:12 PM
Hi, DJ DaveTheObscure 💜
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:14:23 PM
Hello, -𐁕Ʀ ᮋ₳𖼘𐐣𐤈ꛘ₮ⵟᜬ𐠙-☠️, thanks for joining us 💟
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:18:10 PM
Last time I had a proper evening time slot was subbing for Lizbot - in the beforetime.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:20:02 PM
Interesting! This is a nice time for me! 5pmEST would be Perf.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:20:49 PM
I was thinking of Wednesdays...😉 I'm sure that wouldn't upset anyone
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:22:00 PM
This weekend is Daylight Saving Time
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:22:34 PM
Keep thinking about it. Ain’t nobody givin up Wednesday.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:23:01 PM
I’m busy this weekend
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:23:02 PM
Not even for DTO? 🥺
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:23:41 PM
Not for nothin
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:24:15 PM
we have tonight 💟💜
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:24:43 PM
I feel a Broadway tune coming on...
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:26:07 PM
Which one? I was thinking BOB SEGER ❤️
DSM 8:26:45 PM
Nighttime New Abnormal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
DSM 8:26:56 PM
Hello DTO, MrM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:27:07 PM
who needs tomorrow
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:27:16 PM
Good evening DSM.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:27:20 PM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:27:49 PM
@MrM; There's a place for us, somewhere a place for us...
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:28:32 PM
Wholey Jebus! L0LZ!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:28:46 PM
There's your show tune
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:29:56 PM
Yes. BABS, right?
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:30:11 PM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:30:52 PM
Oh. She wasn’t in that haha
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:41:03 PM
MrM! West Siiiiiidddddeeeeee! 🤟
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:42:06 PM
HeyOoo 🤘
DSM 8:46:17 PM
One of us! One of us!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:46:33 PM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:46:52 PM
Proud to be one
DSM 8:48:31 PM
I ams what I ams and that's all that I ams.
Rob F 8:57:44 PM
Good evening all
Rob F 8:57:56 PM
I ike this NeBeLNeST
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:58:25 PM
Good evening, Rob F. Glad you are able to tune in
Rob F 9:00:12 PM
Missed the prog-metal beginning. Forgot you were on
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:00:47 PM
Oh well. I'm not called Dave The Obscure for no reason
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:01:19 PM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:01:33 PM
I honestly luv screaming online
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:02:33 PM
Then you'll need to use all CAPS
Rob F 9:02:37 PM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:02:45 PM
not here
Rob F 9:03:13 PM
lol everytime
jimboo 9:03:55 PM
What the heck? Who let DTO out after dark???
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:04:28 PM
It was all wired academic's idea!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:05:06 PM
shoutout to dj wired academic! 🎉
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:05:16 PM
¡ xnɐǝqɯi̩ꓩ xnɐǝ⅄
jimboo 9:05:50 PM
All the Friday morning feels 🌄
DSM 9:07:40 PM
jimboo, It is honestly sort of messing with me to hear The New Abnormal on a Tuesday night. I keep feeling like it's Friday Morning
jimboo 9:07:55 PM
Please tell me you're hosting Sangeet this week for a TRIFECTA!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:09:03 PM
Sorry, next Sangeet will be on the 25th of this month.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:10:28 PM
@DSM, this is the time slot I feel would suit my music better.
jimboo 9:11:57 PM
Oh well...I like that Sangeet has multiple hosts! Should be more themed shows that deejays rotate thru for unique perspectives.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:13:58 PM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:14:00 PM
There's a little bit of that on the spring schedule, where DJ's share a time slot and switch off week to week.
DSM 9:14:14 PM
I would have initially agreed with you Dave, but after all these Friday mornings with TNA, I have been conditioned to take my zeuhl with my bfast gruel
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:14:26 PM
Änglagård can be pretty, for sure
Rob F 9:15:04 PM
Friday show starts out easy to wake up and then gets us going for Friday
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:15:55 PM
Tonight's show goes in reverse. Starting heavy, and ending with ambient adjacent material. Even ambient Meshuggah!
Rob F 9:17:00 PM
jimboo 9:17:19 PM
Prog-a-bye babeee in the zeuhltops😴
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:18:32 PM
Down will come baby 😾
Rob F 9:24:21 PM
This bbi
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:25:01 PM
A lost recording unearthed by Soleil Zeuhl
Rob F 9:27:31 PM
What a find
Rob F 9:35:03 PM
This is cool
Rob F 9:35:17 PM
There's the melody
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:37:17 PM
Yeah, they didn't lose the melody entirely. I'll air their version of Nefertiti on Friday
DSM 9:44:03 PM
Joe Zawinul lookin' like a hardened 80's NYC police detective in that photo
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:44:40 PM
😹 so true
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:48:56 PM
Rob F 9:50:09 PM
Look forward to more
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:50:33 PM
@MrM, didn't you know you loved Wayne Shorter?
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:52:19 PM
I didn’t know until I knew. It’s new to me, ya know??
Rob F 9:54:23 PM
I remember the first time I heard… just kidding
Rob F 9:56:10 PM
Actually I played weather report for my daughter when she was like 16 or so and she loved it
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:57:09 PM
I played Magma for my kids. They did not like it
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:58:50 PM
They're going to smother me in my sleep for all the 'music' I inflicted on them. "This is for the Zeuhl, old man!"
TAndy 9:59:00 PM
Hey hey. Just got out of a concert, gonna enjoy this third hour of Abnormality during the drive home.
Rob F 9:59:07 PM
She likes Frank Zappa too
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:59:23 PM
Hey, TAndy! How was the show?
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:59:35 PM
My boy likes Zappa.
Rob F 9:59:45 PM
Hey TAndy
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:59:58 PM
The girl likes Morglbl.
TAndy 10:00:11 PM
Really good. Soft Blue Shimmer opened and Softcult headlined. Gonna hit the road now, see yall later
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:00:24 PM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:04:50 PM
DJ DaveTheObscure, did MrM inspire a station I.D. tonight?!? Asking for a friend.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:05:32 PM
I forget.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:05:44 PM
Either today or Friday.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:06:15 PM
I guess it’ll be a surprise for us all 💟
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:08:01 PM
It is a very appropriate Station ID 💜
DSM 10:09:55 PM
Keeping ears open for MrM station ID tonight or Friday. My money is on I honestly love to eat cake quote
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:11:13 PM
Whatchu talkin bout DSM? You’ve never heard it?!
DSM 10:11:40 PM
oh, it's not a premier?
DSM 10:11:58 PM
But I guess I haven't!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:12:07 PM
I remember now, it's going to air on Friday, after 9:30, so MrM has a chance to be awake.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:12:30 PM
I never want that ID to be wasted
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:15:21 PM
WONDROUS! I’ll be there! Cheers, DJ DaveTheObscure!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:16:02 PM
🙏 Happy to provide excellent customer service for our valued clients. 😬
Rob F 10:25:25 PM
Nice vibes going
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:25:44 PM
Thanks, Rob
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:26:17 PM
Covet is one of the more gentle and expressive of the math rock groups
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:26:59 PM
WestSiiidddeee All NOOIIGGHHHTTT!
Rob F 10:35:37 PM
DSM 10:36:23 PM
quite relaxing
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:37:46 PM
some field recordings mixed in by Carlos Niño
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:42:33 PM
This blissful side of Meshuggah 😌
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:42:45 PM
Pure MOODS 💕💞💕
TAndy 10:47:21 PM
That Sean Malone piece from earlier was completely excellent
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:48:00 PM
Sad that Sean Malone died so young
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:51:34 PM
Final Nine Mins?!? I’m sniffle 😢
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:53:28 PM
Push that emotion down 😡
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:54:06 PM
I’m stifle 😶
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:54:37 PM
Rob F 10:57:41 PM
I could get used to this on Tuesday night, but still like Friday am
DSM 10:57:48 PM
Thanks Dave!!
Rob F 10:58:05 PM
Thanks DTO!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:58:05 PM
DJ DaveTheObscure, great Bonus Show! Many thanks and big cheers and kind regards and happy day and best wishes and enjoy life! 💟💀
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:58:43 PM
My pleasure and honor folks. Thanks for keeping me company this evening.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:58:48 PM
Cheers to all the Dears, especially those with Big Ears!
TAndy 10:59:10 PM
Thank you DTO! See ya Friday morning
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:59:30 PM