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Desert Cruising

Apr 5, 2023 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. 235: 4/5/23

I'm just as confused

Desert Cruising
3:02 PM
Loose Sutures - Highway Shooter
Loose Sutures Highway Shooter N
Highway Shooter - Single 2023
3:07 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
3:09 PM
Gozu - Tom Cruise Control
Gozu Tom Cruise Control N
Remedy 2023
3:14 PM
Masheena - Under The Same Sun
Masheena Under The Same Sun N
Under The Same Sun - Single 2023
3:18 PM
The Absurd - Wake
The Absurd Wake
Nox EP Bent Knee Records 2023
3:24 PM
Mars Red Sky & Queen Of The Meadow - Maps of Inferno
Mars Red Sky & Queen Of The Meadow Maps of Inferno N
Mars Red Sky & Queen Of The Meadow - Single 2023
3:29 PM
Cavern Deep - Primordial Basin (feat. Susie McMullan)
Cavern Deep Primordial Basin (feat. Susie McMullan)
Primordial Basin - EP 2023
3:37 PM
Marsmolys - Enslaved
Marsmolys Enslaved N
Verticalysm 2023
3:43 PM
Blue Heron - Able Baker
Blue Heron Able Baker N
Able Baker - Single 2023
3:49 PM
Faerie Ring - Lover
Faerie Ring Lover N
Lover - Single 2023
3:55 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
4:06 PM
Ruff Majik - Queen of the Gorgons
Ruff Majik Queen of the Gorgons N
Elektrik Ram 2023
4:10 PM
Bong Voyage - Super High Velocity
Bong Voyage Super High Velocity N
Super High Velocity - Single 2023
4:17 PM
Orsak:Oslo - 069 In What Way Are You Different
Orsak:Oslo 069 In What Way Are You Different N
069 In What Way Are You Different - Single 2023
4:24 PM
Swan Valley Heights - Microbe Galaxy
Swan Valley Heights Microbe Galaxy N
Terminal Forest 2023
4:35 PM
Dommengang - Blue & Peaceful
Dommengang Blue & Peaceful N
Wished Eye Thrill Jockey Records 2023
4:40 PM
Netherlands - Celia's Mansion
Netherlands Celia's Mansion N
Severance 2023
4:46 PM
Margarita Witch Cult - The Witchfinder Comes
Margarita Witch Cult The Witchfinder Comes N
Margarita Witch Cult Heavy Psych Sounds 2023
4:51 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
4:56 PM
High Priest - Divinity
High Priest Divinity N
Divinity - Single 2023
Chat is archived.
Captain Ahab (host) 3:02:30 PM
hello wednesday crew
Chris McHugh 3:02:57 PM
Jon Solomon 3:05:12 PM
Give me the riffs, I want to ride them!
Francis 3:06:26 PM
yes - need riffs badly
Jäsön 3:10:13 PM
Hey all. Cruising time.
Captain Ahab (host) 3:10:21 PM
is that riffy enough for ya
Jon Solomon 3:13:25 PM
This will do.
Rob F 3:13:42 PM
so much better than the hold music I am currently stuck listening to
Jäsön 3:14:12 PM
Alice In Chains vibes
Mätt Såbbåth 3:14:21 PM
Tom Cruise control !!
Captain Ahab (host) 3:14:30 PM
Jason I thought so too!
Jon Solomon 3:15:09 PM
Since there's no show for me tonight (thanks, Passover) I get to drive to pick up the kid from school listening to your show. A rare treat!
Jäsön 3:16:14 PM
Jon be pulling up to school drumming on the steering wheel and headbanging.
Jon Solomon 3:16:57 PM
100%. I am fully prepared to embarrass my own kin.
Captain Ahab (host) 3:17:25 PM
the kid: "oh great, it's that captain ahab lady again"
Jäsön 3:18:12 PM
"Dad never grew up"....i get that a lot.
Jon Solomon 3:18:37 PM
My wife and I picked her up from play rehearsal blasting Cyrpress Hill a few weeks ago.
Brian D 3:18:49 PM
Buffalo Tom Cruise Control
Jon Solomon 3:19:13 PM
To give credit where credit is due, the kid and I performed adequate Superchunk karaoke at a friend's over the weekend.
Jon Solomon 3:19:47 PM
Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo Tom Cruise Control Top.
Brian D 3:22:59 PM
Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs and Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo Tom Cruise Control Top Ramen
Captain Ahab (host) 3:23:24 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 3:23:31 PM
i was so sad about Pigs x7
Jon Solomon 3:23:44 PM
They're no Mister Mister Big Black Flag of Democracy but that's very good.
Captain Ahab (host) 3:23:49 PM
even found someone on fb selling their ticket, but they never saw my comments/messages saying I would buy it
Brian D 3:24:10 PM
(Don't snort the MSG laden flavor packet)
Brian D 3:25:33 PM
Ooo this one Geezes very well
Mätt Såbbåth 3:50:15 PM
Geezes !
Francis 3:52:56 PM
dang this song is lit. Makes me wanna kick down some doors
Mätt Såbbåth 3:54:26 PM
@francis https://media.tenor.com/T46ga3GO30QAAAAd/obama-kick.gif
Francis 3:55:17 PM
lol - that's exactly, gosdamm right
Rofflestomp 3:58:31 PM
Kicked down door: No. Stubbed toe: Yes.
Rob from Maryland 3:58:50 PM
Howdy! I think Able Baker refers to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allied_military_phonetic_spelling_alphabets
Rob from Maryland 3:59:53 PM
Able Baker Charlie Dog etc (Allied military phonetic spelling alphabets)
Teresa Peacock 4:00:18 PM
The only association I have with "Able Baker" is the Richard Scarry's 'Busytown' character Able Baker Charlie. He's a cute mouse in a chef's hat who is always adding too much yeast to the dough (causing it to ooze out of the oven during baking) or forgets to take the cookies out of the oven and ends up almost burning down Baker Freddie's bakery.
Rob from Maryland 4:00:30 PM
But of course it could be something different
Rob from Maryland 4:01:06 PM
@Captain, the NATO alphabet is in the wikipedia article too
Brian D 4:01:56 PM
Tom Fooz Control
Mätt Såbbåth 4:03:24 PM
Lol Teresa 🐀🍞
Teresa Peacock 4:04:14 PM
Who woulda thunk that Richard Scarry would look to a coded military alphabet for inspiration!
Badda Bing Badda BOOM! 4:04:37 PM
Able and Baker were the first two nuclear tests at Bikini Atoll. Of the two, Baker test was pretty gnarly because the blast was underwater and online videos show battleships being swamped by the tsunami.
Rob from Maryland 4:05:15 PM
Also, in the early 1950s, North Atlantic hurricanes had the Able Baker Charlie Dog naming sequence for a few years, before hurricanes were assigned women's names (and after 1979 men's names as well). This seems to have happened only in 1950, 1951, and 1952.
Rob from Maryland 4:05:26 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 4:07:25 PM
I have learned so much
Captain Ahab (host) 4:07:28 PM
You all are great!
Brian D 4:08:12 PM
It's a lesson to me. The Ables and the Bakers and the C's. The ABC's we all must face. And try to keep a little grace.
Rob from Maryland 4:08:18 PM
I didn't know about the Richard Scarry connection at all, until just now, nor did I know (or remember) the Bikini Atoll nomenclature.
Brian D 4:13:13 PM
Getting those pop/ clicks on the stream today
Rob from Maryland 4:14:50 PM
I'm not hearing pop clicks, but my internet is slowing occasionally, causing the station to be silent for a few seconds
Bud Burroughs 4:18:46 PM
I'm not hearing clicks, but I'm hearing very brief dropouts (like a few milliseconds).
Captain Ahab (host) 4:19:18 PM
hmm thanks for heads up, if it gets bad i'll reset
Teresa Peacock 4:22:22 PM
I'm beginning to get little dropouts or hiccups every few seconds. They
Teresa Peacock 4:23:36 PM
are noticeable but not really disruptive. And they sorta provide added ambiance to this great moody Orsak:Oslo song! Really digging this!
Captain Ahab (host) 4:24:22 PM
hmm, i htink actually i'll ride it out, there isn't much left to the show anyway
Captain Ahab (host) 4:24:29 PM
unless it gets REALLY bad lol
Captain Ahab (host) 4:25:02 PM
i dont have control over the router in my building, it's university wide wifi which is normally excellent but alas sometimes small troubles like this
Rob from Maryland 4:31:02 PM
Interesting to know that the audio dropouts aren't at my end, this time. They do change the ambience somewhat
Rofflestomp 4:32:26 PM
Wifi is ever the realm of lost packets.
Captain Ahab (host) 4:32:50 PM
those darn packets
Jäsön 4:33:13 PM
Weedpecker vibes
Rofflestomp 4:33:41 PM
Packet maps availible at the campus info kiosk. :)
Mätt Såbbåth 4:34:00 PM
Weedpecker !!
Rofflestomp 4:35:39 PM
This is a cool tune nonetheless.
Jon Solomon 4:41:10 PM
I'm finally online at this community college library to be able to type I am enjoying the show very much!
Captain Ahab (host) 4:42:04 PM
thanks Jon!
Jon Solomon 4:43:28 PM
Sadly (sadly?) pickup timed out with your mic break so there were no epic riffs to crank as I pulled onto the quiet campus.
Teresa Peacock 4:43:39 PM
Which one @Jon? MCCC library, perchance? I took an intensive Chemistry class there in 2002 or 2003 when I lived in Pennington.
Mätt Såbbåth 4:44:38 PM
Epic riffs only
Jäsön 4:44:49 PM
lol...i just noticed the band name "Bong Voyage"
Mätt Såbbåth 4:45:52 PM
I love that band name Jason 😂🤣
Jon Solomon 4:46:15 PM
Not MCCC. Nice campus here too though.
Mätt Såbbåth 4:47:12 PM
Bloody sabbath-y riffage
Jäsön 4:47:30 PM
@Matt the other name i love is "Dungeon Weed" ...makes me laugh every time. Great riffs today!
Mätt Såbbåth 4:48:07 PM
Dungeon Weed !! As long as the dungeon has weed
Jäsön 4:48:08 PM
Riff-tastic subversive fever dream today
Mätt Såbbåth 4:48:33 PM
Well said Jäsön!
Teresa Peacock 4:49:14 PM
@Jon -- I'm taking classes currently at Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester. Like so many community college campuses I've seen, it too is very charming and inviting.
Mätt Såbbåth 4:49:15 PM
Mätt Såbbåth 4:49:38 PM
Jäsön 4:49:41 PM
Rob from Maryland 4:50:02 PM
I enjoyed the show this afternoon, Captain!
Brian D 4:50:12 PM
Break down the daws
Mätt Såbbåth 4:50:15 PM
I love Ralph's Diner, that's Woostah I fink
Jon Solomon 4:50:23 PM
There are nice sculptures and old buildings where I am. If I hadn't already gone running today and this chair wasn't so comfortable I'd explore. Commie Francis covers for me while I'm at tonight's Seder.
Mätt Såbbåth 4:51:51 PM
Rob F 4:52:16 PM
2 hours is not enough
Mätt Såbbåth 4:52:22 PM
Brummies on the loose
Teresa Peacock 4:55:24 PM
@Matt -- I haven't been to any of the famed diners in this area yet! We moved to Wooooostah County just a year before the pandemic. Looking fahwid to doing more local exploration now... (: @Jon -- Chag Pesach Sameach! (just a little too early, I know, as the sun has not set yet).
Rofflestomp 4:55:37 PM
Checked all the boxes for a lovely afternoon. River trail time. Thanx Ahab!
Rob Pullan 4:56:10 PM
Thanks again for the cool tunes.
Teresa Peacock 4:56:46 PM
Yes Thanks for the as always terrific show, Cap'n Ahab! <3
Mätt Såbbåth 4:57:04 PM
JA DER DOOMEN ☠️⚰️ (dommen)
Captain Ahab (host) 4:57:13 PM
Many thanks friends!
Mätt Såbbåth 4:57:24 PM
There's a NY brewery called Ommegang
Brian D 4:57:32 PM
Chugga chugga riffs engaged
Mätt Såbbåth 4:57:45 PM
Brian D 4:58:01 PM
Great show Ahab!
Mätt Såbbåth 4:58:09 PM
the Steve Harris machinegun bass gallop
Mätt Såbbåth 4:58:53 PM
Fanks love, solid DJing once again