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The Other Side of the Iron Curtain

May 27, 2023 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Music

With ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ

The Other Side of the Iron Curtain

ROCK FROM THE EASTERN BLOC

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The Other Side of the Iron Curtain
4:01 PM
HAPPY55 - Mkrksms
HAPPY55 Mkrksms
Warm Things - EP Bruce's Fingers 2016

Happy 55 was initially a jazz trio but with avantgarde, minimalistic and classical influences. They were founded in Voronezh, Russia in 2007. Voronezh is a Russian city far south of Moscow which was an important industrial place during the Soviet Union years but after the end of USSR it entered a period of decay. Bandcamp Most of their material is self released. Mkrksms is based on theme by Bela Bartok.

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4:06 PM
Set Break: over “Aka Acciident” by K. Leimer

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4:08 PM
Apple Bells - Taki Jest Świat
Apple Bells Taki Jest Świat
Rzeka Dam Malus Mill. 2022

Apple Bells are a progressive rock band from Poland. They were originally formed in the early 90s, but the current incarnation originated in 2004 and released their first album, Rzeka Dam, in 2011.

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4:12 PM
Ne Zhdali - Bossa III: The Melody
Ne Zhdali Bossa III: The Melody
Rhinoceroses and Other Forms of Life ADM 1990

Ne Zhdali (Не Ждали = "Unexpected") were formed in 1987 in Tallin, Estonia. Until the release of their first album, "Rhinoceroses And Other Forms Of Life" in 1990 (recorded 1989), they performed all around the country and the then still existing USSR.

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4:15 PM
Wrupk Urei - Spirituaal
Wrupk Urei Spirituaal
Kõik Saab Korda 1642833 Records DK 2019

Wrupk Urei is an Estonian progressive rock band. Bandcamp

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4:19 PM
The Worm Ouroboros - Pirates in Pingaree
The Worm Ouroboros Pirates in Pingaree
Of Things That Never Were Fading Records 2013

The Worm Ouroboros was formed in Minsk, Belarus, in 2006. Their music combines elements from the Canterbury scene, Folk, Symphonic Prog and Zeuhl, everything that's in between Caravan, Camel and Magma. Bandcamp

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4:26 PM
Set Break: over “Pramen” by Tomáš Niesner

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4:29 PM
Progres 2 - Země 2555
Progres 2 Země 2555
Dialog S Vesmírem SUPRAPHON a.s. 1980

Formed 1968 as "The Progress Organization" (renamed in 1978) in Brno, Czech Republic.

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4:34 PM
Nebylo nás pět - Rozcestí
Nebylo nás pět Rozcestí
Naposled AVIK 2009

Nebylo nás pět, which translates roughly to "The Last Five of Us", is a progressive rock band from Czech Republic that released 2 albums: 2009's Naplosed, and Utrpení knízete Sternenhocha in 2011. The band uses a broad range of styles from chamber rock to metal to traditional Eastern European passages to create dark, nearly Gothic themes.

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4:37 PM
Synkopy - Hůl V Slunečních Hodinách
Synkopy Hůl V Slunečních Hodinách
Sluneční Hodiny SUPRAPHON a.s. 1981

Czech rock group from Brno.

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4:43 PM
Ako Doma - Obrátis sa na prach
Ako Doma Obrátis sa na prach
52 Lubomír Lichý 2000

Slovakian art rock group.

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4:51 PM
Set Break: over “More” by Kot Kot

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4:54 PM
Napra - Pici Ház
Napra Pici Ház
Jaj, A Világ! FolkEurópa Kiadó 2007

Hungarian folk and electric ensemble, formed in 2004. Bandcamp

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5:02 PM
Mini (Török Ádám & Mini) - Fekete gép (Black machine)
Mini (Török Ádám & Mini) Fekete gép (Black machine)
Vissza a városba (back to town) Pepita 1978

Hungarian jazz-rock group.

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5:07 PM
Set Break: over “Corima Iss De Hundin!” By Corima

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5:08 PM
Alternativ Quartet - Nu Uita Că Te Aștept
Alternativ Quartet Nu Uita Că Te Aștept
Când Nu Cânt Alternativ Quartet 2012

Romanian post-rock / eclectic prog / psychedelic alternative rock band from Cluj. Formed in 2007 in the Transylvanian town of Bistriţa, Romania. Bandcamp

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5:16 PM
Sfinx - Călătorul Și Copacul (Sunrise / The Traveler and the Tree)
Sfinx Călătorul Și Copacul (Sunrise / The Traveler and the Tree)
Lume Albă Electrecord 1975

Romanian rock-pop band formed in Bucharest in 1963. Their first album Lume albă ("White world") was released in 1975.

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5:20 PM
Tripcycle - Earth
Tripcycle Earth
Beep Dallas Records Croatia 2009

Tripcycle is a quartet from Novi Sad, Serbia, founded in 2005. Bandcamp

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5:24 PM
Sta ima - Pobedalinka
Sta ima Pobedalinka
Povedalinke Hitchtone Music & Promotion 2018

Sta Ima? (''What's up?'') are a band from Zagreb, Croatia, formed in 2006. Their music could be described as a mixture of world fusion/Balkan fusion, but stepping out into more elaborate progressive rock.

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5:27 PM
Set Break: over “Carabosse” by Univers Zéro

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5:31 PM
Sfiltrom - Ko glasba postane hrup
Sfiltrom Ko glasba postane hrup
Nekoč Boš Srce Ljubljane s/r 2003

Sfiltrom (= "WithFilter") formed in Slovenia in 1995.

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5:41 PM
Hobo - Dijete
Hobo Dijete
Hobo Croatia Records 1975

Formed in Zagreb, Croatia (then Yugoslavia) in 1972. Hobo recorded only one album and one single and due to lack of commercial success, they disbanded in 1975.

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5:47 PM
Set Break: over “Little Daughters of Light” by Bill Nelson

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5:48 PM
Оргия Праведников - Das Boot
Оргия Праведников Das Boot
Live 2010 s/r 2010

Orgiya Pravednikov («Orgy of The Righteous») is Russian band, formed in 1999. They mix classical, folk and metal - and whatever else they feel like.

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5:56 PM
Set Break: over “Set Me as a Seal Upon Thine Heart” by Bill Nelson

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5:58 PM
Корпус 2 - Эхоглот
Корпус 2 Эхоглот
Ласточка 1987

Корпус 2 (= Korpus 2) is a Soviet / Russian progressive rock band. Founded in November 1984, Leningrad, USSR. Their debut "Ласточка / Swallow" was issued in 1987.

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Chat is archived.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:00:18 PM
🙃 ¡ uoouɹǝʇɟꓯ poo⅁
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:00:58 PM
Greetings and Salutations!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:01:11 PM
Hello, DJ DaveTheObscure! 💟
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:02:05 PM
💜 ¡ ʇuǝʇuoɔɭɐꓪ ɹꓪ noʎ oʇ sᵷuᴉʇǝǝɹ⅁
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:06:20 PM
Great start! Luv the map! So excited for this show!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:06:46 PM
I'm glad you are able to catch the show.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:08:12 PM
MeTooo0ooOo! Cheers!
Rofflestomp 4:09:38 PM
Heya ǝʌɐꓷ. Music for blockheads. What's not to love?
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:11:16 PM
EasternBlocHeads!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:11:27 PM
ǝןɟɟoᴚ sᵷuᴉʇǝǝɹ⅁
Rofflestomp 4:13:24 PM
Indeed -ᎷяM, where accordions and borscht come home to roost.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:15:28 PM
Funny, Rofflestomp!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:19:06 PM
Swell Selections! @DJ DaveTheObscure! Will MrM’s favourite station I.D. be heard today?!?
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:19:58 PM
That's a negative. I will air only a recently created one, by Fran Blanche.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:20:15 PM
Boo. Yay!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:20:40 PM
I seriously want to heart it every show! Please and thank you!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:21:47 PM
We will also change our call letters to WMRM. The all Malcontent station, all the time.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:22:38 PM
Ahahahahaha BRILLIANT!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:23:33 PM
Looking forward to the copyright infringement lawsuit! 🖤💀
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:24:05 PM
Nothing but Mitski and Barnett.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:25:14 PM
It was nice knowing you
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:25:26 PM
Why would that mess get played on my station
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:25:41 PM
Little known fact: Mitski is from the Eastern Bloc.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:26:14 PM
I don’t think that’s correct
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:27:17 PM
Why else the Polish name? Duh!
Rofflestomp 4:29:27 PM
I thought Mitski was from the FAR Eastern Bloc.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:30:26 PM
Ah, yes, I suppose we can qualify it that way.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:33:05 PM
Zomg what is her “white” heritage??
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:33:56 PM
(MrM, researching his favorite singer....)
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:34:16 PM
FarEasternBlocHead •I’m dehd
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:35:20 PM
Yeah. I did and am so mad. Pics look like she gonna barf. Only claims to be Japanese and white American. DaFuh
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:35:28 PM
Mitski lived in the Czech Republic for a while. That counts.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:36:06 PM
New topic. Getting nauseous.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:41:36 PM
Cannot wait to hear the pronunciation of this song title
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:42:25 PM
You can bet I'll nail it.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:44:55 PM
Sounds just like it looks
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:50:05 PM
The next set starts with a Hungarian group that even Hanna was not familiar with.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:51:14 PM
fun timez
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:51:35 PM
That was guud stuffs
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:52:34 PM
from AKO DOMA
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:53:16 PM
and actually factually Everything on this Playlist!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:54:30 PM
Holy Cannoli! This BANGER!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 4:55:15 PM
Firing on all 10 cylinders 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:01:15 PM
🧯
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:01:23 PM
Ha!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:02:14 PM
Fölk Êūrópã!
Rob F 5:04:02 PM
Only on WPRB!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:04:20 PM
That's for damn sure. Hey Rob F
Rob F 5:04:47 PM
Hey Hey
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:06:40 PM
HeyOoo
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:08:17 PM
What is KOT KOT doing and what is that thing?!?
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:09:51 PM
That isn't Kot Kot. That is an unrelated image.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:10:13 PM
Haha
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:10:17 PM
It is a wind powered combo guitar/saxophone.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:10:22 PM
Ahahahahaha
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:10:32 PM
Please stop
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:11:08 PM
Oh, their strange ways over there...
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:11:14 PM
I’m wheezing uncomfortably
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:12:09 PM
saving that picture 🖼
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:13:40 PM
this is nice 🎵🎶
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:15:02 PM
The Alternativ Quartet is respectable
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:16:17 PM
You might notice more classical elements mixed into the rock music from this area.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:17:29 PM
Wait. TOMÁŠ NIESNER and the jukebox accordion and the sandals⚠️‼️⚠️ Need that pic too. Need to double check all the pics on this here playlist 🤩🥳
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:18:24 PM
Not Tomas. Unrelated image. Again
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:18:25 PM
🤣 Camo K LEIMER!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:18:38 PM
Unrelated again
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:18:58 PM
I kno now. So many giggles
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:20:11 PM
Need one for CORIMA and all mic breaks!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:20:58 PM
No thanks
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:21:40 PM
bEEEp
Rob F 5:24:57 PM
Back home now
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:25:13 PM
I got your Corima, right here, MrM
Rob F 5:25:50 PM
I think the Alternativ Quartet was better than the original
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:26:05 PM
I agree
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:27:25 PM
I already saved it! Thank you!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:27:42 PM
🙏 Happy to provide excellent customer service for our valued clients. 😬
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:33:04 PM
I appreciate all the attention to detail! Many thanks, DJ DaveTheObscure! 💜
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:33:42 PM
🙏 Happy to blah blah blah...
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:34:44 PM
Just disproved my message 🤣🧐🤓🥸😎
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:36:46 PM
🥴
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:37:14 PM
👻
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:38:20 PM
🫥
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:40:17 PM
Cannot see that one. 🥺
Dale Hazelton 5:40:32 PM
hey now. fantastic music, this....
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:42:33 PM
Good afternoon, Dale. I'm glad you are enjoying. I discovered some gems while preparing for this show.
Dale Hazelton 5:42:42 PM
all the ones since i tuned in a half hour ago. i need to peruse the schedule more s i'm a novice here.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:43:49 PM
I'm a novice, too, tbh
Dale Hazelton 5:44:19 PM
this hobo is great. like an eastern european mckendree spring.
Rob F 5:45:39 PM
Yes this Hobo is great
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:46:08 PM
Im the Upper Echelon of Professionals here. 💀
Rob F 5:46:54 PM
DTO Since: 1982?
Rob F 5:47:32 PM
so professional
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:47:41 PM
On WPRB since 1986
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:49:15 PM
the utmost professionalisms outta this 💀
Dale Hazelton 5:49:26 PM
you do two different shows dave the obscure?
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:51:39 PM
I am one of the Sangeet hosts as well. That has been my main gig until a few years ago.
Rob F 5:53:21 PM
Since 1986 is impressive
Rob F 5:54:21 PM
Thankful you are doing TNO show now
Rob F 5:54:52 PM
Probably my favorite show on WPRB now
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:55:13 PM
I felt it was my duty. Thanks for the kind words, Rob.
jimboo 5:55:49 PM
WHERE'S DAVE.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:56:12 PM
who?
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 5:56:47 PM
Dave is nowhere
jimboo 5:57:00 PM
🦉🦉🦉🐑🐑🐑 ewe, that's whooooooooo
Rob F 5:57:05 PM
You mean ǝʌɐꓷ
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:57:43 PM
It is not for no reason that I'm " ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ "
Dale Hazelton 5:58:04 PM
thanks!
Rofflestomp 5:58:45 PM
Around the bloc. Lovely, thanks ǝʌɐꓷ.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:59:09 PM
Thanks for listening, and keeping me company in the "chott" this afternoon!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 6:00:11 PM
Oh, hello Jimboo
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 6:00:22 PM
DJ DaveTheObscure! TopNotch Specialty Show! Super Well Done! Big cheers! Many thanks! Kind regards to you, Sir! 💟💀
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 6:00:36 PM
🫥