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Am I the Abnormal?
May 16, 2023 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
With ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ
Join me each week as I attempt to create a perfect playlist for the most dramatic of cartoon villains. I will be blasting one song after another like the tired student that I am, finding ways to stay awake without fueling their coffee addiction.
Music is the Weapon of the Future
Gordian Knot Rivers Dancing
Gordian Knot Sensory 1998
Founded by Sean Malone (April 12, 1970 – December 7, 2020) who played primarily fretless bass guitar and Chapman Stick, but also keyboards, and guitar.
Set Break: over looped “Kvitravn” by Wardruna
Kvitravn - First Flight of the White Raven By Norse Music 2021
Wardruna is a Norwegian music group formed in 2003, with some ex-members of black metal group Gorgoroth. They are dedicated to creating musical renditions of Norse cultural and esoteric traditions, and make significant use of Nordic historical and traditional instruments. Bandcamp
Garmarna Dagen Flyr
Förbundet Season of Mist 2020
Swedish folk rock band, formed 1990. Bandcamp
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
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Cheer Accident According to the Spiral
Fear Draws Misfortune Cuneiform Records 2009
Cheer-Accident is an indie rock ensemble formed in 1981 by Thymme Jones.
Set Break: over “Aspects of Order” by K. Leimer
Thank You Scientist Blue Automatic R
Stranger Heads Prevail Victor 2016
American progressive rock band from Montclair, New Jersey and formed in 2009 at the New Jersey Montclair State University's music program. Bandcamp
Echolyn The Cheese Stands Alone
As the World echolyn 2005
Symphonic progressive rock band founded in 1989 in the Philadelphia area. Bandcamp
Dread Zeppelin Immigrant Song
Re-Led-Ed Cleopatra Records 2004
Dread Zeppelin, from California, usual play covers of Led Zeppelin music in a reggae style with an Elvis impersonator as lead singer.
Primus Greet the Sacred Cow
Antipop Interscope 1999
Bass-oriented alternative metal band, formed in California by Les Claypool in the mid 1980s.
Passing Through the Wall Cuneiform Records 2013
New York based power trio, blending heavy prog, jazz and metal. Bandcamp
Deus Ex Machina Multiverso
Devoto Cuneiform Records 2016
Italian jazz-rock group that usually sings in Latin.
Set Break: over “Te Morituri” by Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson
Tigran Hamasyan Entertain Me
Mockroot Nonesuch 2014
Tigran Hamasyan (born in 1987) is an Armenian jazz pianist, playing mostly original compositions, which are strongly influenced by the Armenian folk tradition, often using its scales and modalities. Besides jazz, he is also influenced by progressive rock (illustrated on this track).
Mörglbl Totale Bricole
Grötesk Free Electric Sound 2007
Mörglbl is a French fusion band founded in 1997, led by guitarist Christophe Godin. The band's music can be described as 'power-jazz-metal instrumental music', but with a sense of humor.
Mick Karn Thundergirl Mutation
The Tooth Mother CMP Records 1995
Andonis Michaelides ( 24 July 1958 – 4 January 2011), better known as Mick Karn, was an English-Cypriot musician and songwriter who rose to fame as the bassist for the art rock / new wave band Japan.
Exivious Exivious 2009
Dutch prog-metal band formed in 1997. Their music is more like jazz fusion in a metal format. They disbanded in 2017, each member pursuing other musical projects. Bandcamp
technicolor Triple Crown Records 2020
SanFrancisco based math rock trio, led by Yvette Young (who also creates the cover art). Bandcamp
Set Break: over “Approaching Taidu” by Brian Eno
Sithu Aye Multiverse, Pt. 1: Origin
Cassini Sithu Aye 2011
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
Sweet Nothings - EP Plini 2013
Plini is a guitarist and composer based in Sydney, Australia. His main genre influences are Instrumental rock, djent, and Progressive metal. Bandcamp
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
Chimp Spanner Cloud City
All Roads Lead Here - EP 2648571 Records DK 2022
Chimp Spanner (🐒🔧 monkey wrench!) is a one-man prog-metal band: Paul Antonio Ortiz, from Essex, UK. Bandcamp
Boud Deun Coal Boxes and Daisy Cutters
Astronomy Made Easy Cuneiform Records 1997
Virginia based instrumental quartet with influences of Mahavishnu Orchestra and Dixie Dregs, with the guitar, bass, drums and violin format, and intricate tempo changes.
Jonas Hellborg & Art Metal Muthucutpor
Art Metal Bardo 2007
Jonas Hellborg (bass), Matthias IA Eklundh (guitar), Selvaganesh (percussion).
Set Break: over “Sniff The Jacket” by Cliff Martinez
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
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.
Синкопированная Тишина Протобаян
- - 2011
The Syncopated Silence group (Синкопированная тишина) formed in the spring of 2005 in Moscow, Russia.
Electric Masada Metal Tov (Live)
At the Mountain of Madness - Live In Europe Tzadik 2005
Electric Masada is one of John Zorn's many bands. This fusion group was around in the mid 2000's.
Set Break: over “Windmills in a World without Wind” by Bill Nelson
Kim Yo Jong, looking to mingle
Happy Family Slide
Minimal Gods Cuneiform Records 2014
Happy Family is an instrumental progressive rock/fusion/Zeuhl band from Tokyo, formed in 1987.
Friendly Fa$cism Nettwerk Music Group 1991
Politically active band that combined confrontational left-wing politics with self-deprecating humour and a sound that encompassed elements of hip-hop, hard rock, funk, industrial and dance music.
As part of their act, they ask audience members to get up and comment on their shows. The best comments get included on the records.
One Shot Nosh Partitas
Dark Shot Le Triton 2008
One Shot was founded by Magma members James MacGaw (guitarist in Magma 1998-2021) & Emmanuel Borghi (keyboardist in Magma 1990-2009). James MacGaw died on 8 March 2021, age 52. Bandcamp
Set Break: over “Miscalculation” by Michael Brook
Malcolm Scarpa Twenty Small Cigars
Unmatched / Spanish Zappa Tributes Vol. 1 V/A Hall of Fame Records 1996
Spanish artist Juan Manuel Morillo Scarpa (1959-2022) was a songwriter, guitar player and singer from Madrid.