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Desert Cruising

May 24, 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. 242: 5/24/23

Grand prismatic is pretty metal

Desert Cruising
3:01 PM
Harmonic Drift - Pompous Pilot
Harmonic Drift Pompous Pilot N
Pompous Pilot - Single 2023
3:04 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
3:08 PM
Jaaw - Total Protonic Reversal
Jaaw Total Protonic Reversal N
Total Protonic Reversal - Single 2023
3:13 PM
HIGH LEAF - Green Rider
HIGH LEAF Green Rider N
Green Rider - Single 2023
3:18 PM
Alconaut - Ascending III : Endless Skies
Alconaut Ascending III : Endless Skies N
Endless Skies 2023
3:24 PM
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Gila Monster
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Gila Monster
PetroDragonic Apocalypse; or, Dawn of Eternal Night: An Annihilation of Planet Earth and the Beginning of Merciless Damnation 2023
3:29 PM
Hot Breath - Keep on Calling
Hot Breath Keep on Calling N
Keep on Calling - Single 2023
3:32 PM
Helicon - Heliconia
Helicon Heliconia N
God Intentions Fuzz Club Records 2023
3:40 PM
Yawning Man - Respiratory Pause
Yawning Man Respiratory Pause N
Long Walk of The Navajo 2023
3:53 PM
Grand Atomic - Space Train
Grand Atomic Space Train N
Beyond the Realm of Common Sense 2023
4:00 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
4:09 PM
Thunder Horse - New Normal
Thunder Horse New Normal N
New Normal - Single 2023
4:15 PM
Gozu - Joe Don Baker
Gozu Joe Don Baker N
Remedy 2023
4:18 PM
Ufomammut - Let Me Drown
Ufomammut Let Me Drown N
Let Me Drown - Single 2023
4:25 PM
Vulture Industries - This Hell Is Mine
Vulture Industries This Hell Is Mine N
This Hell Is Mine - Single 2023
4:30 PM
Blood Ceremony - The Hellfire Club
Blood Ceremony The Hellfire Club N
The Old Ways Remain 2023
4:34 PM
Apex Ten - Dazed
Apex Ten Dazed N
Aashray 2023
4:41 PM
Julie's Haircut - Plaster Mask
Julie's Haircut Plaster Mask N
Plaster Mask - Single 2023
4:46 PM
Ruff Majik - Chemically Humanized
Ruff Majik Chemically Humanized N
Elektrik Ram 2023
4:51 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
4:56 PM
Tumble - Lady Cadaver
Tumble Lady Cadaver N
Lady Cadaver Tumble 2023
Chat is archived.
Mattster of Reality 2:59:51 PM
Let us tread the path Black Sabbath laid out
Captain Ahab (host) 3:01:57 PM
hey hey it is Wednesday!!
Captain Ahab (host) 3:02:52 PM
I am back from Bisonland
Jon Solomon 3:03:08 PM
Welcome home!
Mattster of Reality 3:03:19 PM
Bison BC seems in order
Rob from Maryland 3:03:31 PM
Hello, Captain. How are the bison?
Mattster of Reality 3:05:10 PM
Bison are stoney creatures
Jon Solomon 3:06:46 PM
Geyser = water shooting up from ground. Geezer = bassist in Black Sabbath.
Mattster of Reality 3:07:25 PM
Giza Butler = Sleep song.
Mattster of Reality 3:08:24 PM
Flex is gonna paint the town brown.
Mattster of Reality 3:09:04 PM
JAAW ! Ex-Therapy? Nice
Rob from Maryland 3:09:37 PM
@Jon, that's perfect!
Jon Solomon 3:11:01 PM
Ha! I tried to search "Ex-Therapy?" and got a bunch of couple's counseling links...
Mattster of Reality 3:12:15 PM
Couples counseling is Big Business (to make a pun)
Mattster of Reality 3:13:04 PM
The band is named after the member name initials
Captain Ahab (host) 3:13:54 PM
JAWA would have been an amusing alternative
Mattster of Reality 3:14:19 PM
Trademarked & Lucas dont play
Captain Ahab (host) 3:14:42 PM
Guelo<3 3:14:43 PM
What was that sound? Was it a B i s o n ??
Captain Ahab (host) 3:14:58 PM
bubbling bison
Captain Ahab (host) 3:15:06 PM
or rather, the sound of gurgling geysers!
Captain Ahab (host) 3:15:14 PM
I def heard a few that sounded like that
Mattster of Reality 3:15:33 PM
Earth bong
Jäsön 3:15:47 PM
Hey all, I missed Captain's opening break, was there a bison harvested?
Guelo<3 3:16:17 PM
A bison flabbing it’s lips
Mattster of Reality 3:17:05 PM
High Leaf recall Warrior Soul
Captain Ahab (host) 3:17:34 PM
Some bison were definitely harvested in Wyoming. I had an amazing bison egg and cheese bfast sammich
Mattster of Reality 3:18:08 PM
Bisonroll egg & cheese, if you please, on a kaiser bun
Francis 3:18:16 PM
HUH - how big are Bison eggs?
Bud Burroughs 3:18:19 PM
I didn't know bison laid eggs!
Jäsön 3:18:23 PM
Cool, cool. Sounds delicious.
Captain Ahab (host) 3:18:40 PM
lol YoU GuYz
Rob from Maryland 3:19:46 PM
It's 3:15 and I'm still hungry. I could totally eat a bison(-sized) egg and cheese sandwich right now
Mattster of Reality 3:21:18 PM
Chef Emeril hear that? 🛎️
Francis 3:21:32 PM
I have had ostrich egg, and also an ostrich burger. Egg was GIANT, but the burger was suporisingly normal sized. Go figure.
Mattster of Reality 3:22:19 PM
Ostrich is good meat. Ornery MFers. I lived by ostriches in CA.
Rob from Maryland 3:23:47 PM
I've had bison burgers and ostrich burgers, both some time ago.
Francis 3:24:09 PM
LOL - when I lived by Princeton, I passed a farm w/ Emus. Now I'm in Sonoma, and still have Emus close by. Bison burgers are awesome
Mattster of Reality 3:24:41 PM
My older cousin was an OG Cliff Burton wasteoid & loved playing Joust in ye olde arcade w/ its ostrichback battles
Mattster of Reality 3:25:52 PM
Francis, check out Prairie Sun Studios in Cotati, see if the ostriches are still there. Some desert rock recorded there incidentally (Melvins et al)
Francis 3:26:34 PM
Will do, as I work in Santa Rosa.
Jon Solomon 3:27:02 PM
I like this much more than I expected!
Captain Ahab (host) 3:27:15 PM
lol Jon
Francis 3:27:20 PM
Anyone ever see the flowchart of what to listen by KGTLW look here
Rob from Maryland 3:27:21 PM
Hey Captain, I have a Turkish question. How would you translate "aman aman"? Someone dubbed that into the classic Muppets Mahna Mahna video.
Jon Solomon 3:27:31 PM
Also, they're apparently playing Harvard on Friday?!
Captain Ahab (host) 3:27:42 PM
boston calling!
Rob from Maryland 3:27:57 PM
It's amusing to see KG&TLW performing a song named after an actual lizard
Captain Ahab (host) 3:28:00 PM
I'm not going bc tickets are kind of spenny if the only bands I'm into are QOTSA and KGLW
Jon Solomon 3:28:01 PM
Ahhhhhh. Nice. Worried it might be some private thing.
Jon Solomon 3:28:14 PM
If only they were Harvard's graduation speaker.
Captain Ahab (host) 3:28:15 PM
but I'm going to stand outside and see if I can hear lol
Jon Solomon 3:28:23 PM
I'll keep my eyes open for comps.
Mattster of Reality 3:28:38 PM
Gila monsters are badass. I went down the 🐇🐰hole. I love un-tameable creatures.
Jon Solomon 3:28:44 PM
If Taylor Swift in Philly is any indicator, you will 100% be able to hear.
Francis 3:29:01 PM
Didn't they also do Rattlesnake?
Rob from Maryland 3:29:13 PM
I could hear Taylor Swift down here in Maryland!
Rob from Maryland 3:29:19 PM
*just kidding
Captain Ahab (host) 3:29:28 PM
Rob: aman aman means like "oh man oh man" in some contexts, or also "oh no! oh no!" in like contexts where an accident is about to happen
Jon Solomon 3:29:45 PM
A friend could hear the show pretty clearly from her house. 1.7 miles from the stadium. Indoors.
Captain Ahab (host) 3:30:07 PM
Rob from Maryland 3:30:14 PM
That's pretty far away. I'd probably be upset, and I like Taylor Swift
Captain Ahab (host) 3:30:45 PM
You know who were meant to play Friday but had to reschedule? The Anatolian Rock legends The Mongols!!
Jon Solomon 3:30:53 PM
So many people flocked to the stadium to listen from outside the New England venue changed their policies to keep folks away!
Captain Ahab (host) 3:31:08 PM
how very unlike New England
Mattster of Reality 3:31:39 PM
New England hospitality ayup.
Jon Solomon 3:32:06 PM
To be fair, Gillette Stadium is comparatively more remote than Lincoln Financial Field.
Jon Solomon 3:32:21 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 3:33:46 PM
Francis: yes I love their track rattlesnake!
Captain Ahab (host) 3:34:04 PM
maybe they'll cycle through all the lizards
Captain Ahab (host) 3:34:10 PM
and serpents
Captain Ahab (host) 3:34:14 PM
and slithery things
Mattster of Reality 3:34:19 PM
Rattlesnake is good meat
Rob from Maryland 3:34:38 PM
@Captain, thanks! I asked the Turk on Twitter who retweeted what that word was, and they said it meant "oh my". But Google Translate said "good bye", so I thought I'd ask you. They were comparing the repetition in the video with the ramblings of Devlet B.
Captain Ahab (host) 3:34:38 PM
can't say I've ever had it
Captain Ahab (host) 3:35:04 PM
haha good bye is definitely no correct, oh my oh my is also accurate
Rob from Maryland 3:35:12 PM
I've had alligator meat but I don't think I've eaten rattlesnake. I'd love to try it though
Francis 3:36:14 PM
I've had all sorts of critters. Rattlesnake and alligator taste like chicken - yep. not too exciting.
Rob from Maryland 3:36:53 PM
@Captain, I wasn't doubting either of you two Turks! But since there was a discrepancy I wanted to ask you. Thanks again!
Captain Ahab (host) 3:37:20 PM
I got it! Glad I could help
Mattster of Reality 3:38:08 PM
Doubt everything - Hume
Mattster of Reality 3:40:50 PM
Yesssss Yawning Man
Rob from Maryland 3:43:56 PM
@Captain, the final word on my question. Typing "Aman aman" in Google Translate gives me "oh my goodness". I had typed "aman aman". Grrr/Derp
Mattster of Reality 3:44:33 PM
Venus below moon sliver last night in rural NJ, purty cool 🌛
Captain Ahab (host) 3:45:09 PM
@Rob, huh, kind of weird the capital A made the difference,
Mattster of Reality 3:45:30 PM
Capitalization matters
Rob from Maryland 3:47:47 PM
@Captain, yeah, it's a bit odd
Mattster of Reality 3:48:00 PM
In the film Cube Zero they only get outta the cube prison cuz they realize commas could indicate Cartesian coordinates
Mattster of Reality 3:48:48 PM
Or more specifically x, y, z cube info
Rob from Maryland 3:48:51 PM
@Mattster, that's an interesting plot
Jon Solomon 3:49:10 PM
How was the Cube re-make Mattster?
Mattster of Reality 3:50:24 PM
Remake 👍 Updated for Japanese fears about their low birth rates, youth mental illness (hikikomori), generational conflict (company men), AI
Captain Ahab (host) 3:50:25 PM
I had a similar experience many years ago crabbing with my grandparents in the puget sound, I was reading off coordinates to him but read single digits as the just the number (2, not 02) and we nearly lost the floats
Captain Ahab (host) 3:51:13 PM
commas ended up in the wrong places
Captain Ahab (host) 3:51:43 PM
we found em in the end!
Mattster of Reality 3:52:02 PM
A wrong hyphen destroyed a million dollar NASA unmanned launch, code was goofed up.
Rob from Maryland 3:52:03 PM
You found the commas?
Captain Ahab (host) 3:52:29 PM
yeah they were hiding in the bottom of the boat
Rob from Maryland 3:52:56 PM
Wasn't there another NASA mission that was screwed because some set of units was in metric not English or vice versa?
Mattster of Reality 3:53:09 PM
Schools need to teach grammar & not indoctrination
Captain Ahab (host) 3:53:26 PM
once upon a time I tried getting a minor in comp sci, a missing comma was enough to spend hours debugging code, I did not continue with the minor lol
Rob from Maryland 3:53:46 PM
Hee hee. There are some butterflies called Comma, one of them flies in NJ and MD
Mattster of Reality 3:53:51 PM
There's an X Files episode about a haunted doll pulled up in a lobster trap LOL
Mattster of Reality 3:55:14 PM
And the whole episode is subtext for 90s wave feminism, but episode was written by Stephen King
Rob from Maryland 3:56:30 PM
The comma butterflies get their name because of a white curved line on the underwing, which looks like a comma
Mattster of Reality 3:56:40 PM
Very cool Rob MD
Mattster of Reality 3:57:42 PM
Ahab are you doing Anatolian Hour?
Captain Ahab (host) 3:57:53 PM
Next week's episode!
Rob from Maryland 3:57:56 PM
@Matt, one of them has a white dot near the 'comma' so it is called a Question Mark
Captain Ahab (host) 3:58:10 PM
That sounds really cute, gonna look up these butterflies
Mattster of Reality 3:58:36 PM
Love it Rob, cross-disciplinary
Captain Ahab (host) 3:58:39 PM
they are really beautiful
Rob from Maryland 3:58:58 PM
I'll try to tune in next week, I love the Anatolian hours
Rob from Maryland 3:59:17 PM
@Mattser, and a nerd
Mattster of Reality 4:00:01 PM
Nature studies + English reinforces both 👍🦋
Rob from Maryland 4:00:03 PM
They are beautiful butterflies
Rob from Maryland 4:00:59 PM
That's a great station promo!
Rob from Maryland 4:02:08 PM
The singer Tina Turner has died, I just saw
Mattster of Reality 4:02:50 PM
RIP Tina! She ran Bartertown/Thunderdome!
Mattster of Reality 4:07:17 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 4:09:41 PM
woah, I just saw the news
Captain Ahab (host) 4:09:44 PM
Mattster of Reality 4:13:05 PM
Tina's legs were insured. #fact
Mattster of Reality 4:16:59 PM
Mattster of Reality 4:17:19 PM
Fletch's nemesis
Jon Solomon 4:18:13 PM
Joe Don Baker = still alive (I checked)
Mattster of Reality 4:18:48 PM
WHEW thank you Jon
Jon Solomon 4:19:16 PM
Given how today has gone (and the fact that I hadn't refreshed the playlist) I wasn't sure!
Mattster of Reality 4:19:19 PM
Last of the old school badasses
Rob F 4:21:28 PM
Generalissimo Francisco Franco?
Rob from Maryland 4:21:33 PM
I misread that as John Doe Baker and thought, so that's the X-member's real name?
Mattster of Reality 4:21:41 PM
Rob from Maryland 4:21:56 PM
*and the X song "Los Angeles" started playing in my head
Mattster of Reality 4:22:20 PM
Lol Rob
Rob from Maryland 4:22:43 PM
I told you, I'm a nerd! (in specific fields)
Captain Ahab (host) 4:23:19 PM
nerds rule!
Rob from Maryland 4:23:36 PM
Speaking of not refreshing the playlist often enough, I now see the song called "Joe Don Baker" ...
Mattster of Reality 4:24:05 PM
(loud Booger belch from Revenge of the Nerds)
Mattster of Reality 4:24:49 PM
Joe Don B takes on a pack of feral dogs in one movie and whoops every last one
Mattster of Reality 4:25:14 PM
And he does this without a cellphone
Rob from Maryland 4:25:15 PM
Good for him!
Rob from Maryland 4:25:30 PM
Even better without a cellphone
Mattster of Reality 4:30:53 PM
Vulture Industries, great name
Mattster of Reality 4:35:19 PM
Vulture Industries, Richard B. Cheney speaking.
Mike Tropiano 4:53:09 PM
I enjoyed today's program. Thank you!
Jon Solomon 4:55:15 PM
Great show, Cap. Front-loaded my schedule to avoid Princeton as much as possible from when I get off the air this evening through Memorial Day!
Rob from Maryland 4:56:48 PM
I enjoyed the show, Captain. Let's hope for good news to accompany the Anatolian hour next week
Captain Ahab (host) 4:56:58 PM
Thanks Jon! Was wondering how things are going at the barge, must be a bit chaotic now with the crowds
Jon Solomon 4:58:06 PM
No crowds yet and I think I have a "avoid downtown" route planned should it come to that...
Jon Solomon 4:58:34 PM
But starting tomorrow it is gonna be a mess!
Captain Ahab (host) 4:58:59 PM
Thanks Mike!
Captain Ahab (host) 4:59:06 PM
Ohhh good luck
Jon Solomon 4:59:49 PM
Thx dude. I texted a friend in Boston to keep an eye out for Boston Calling comps for ya...
Mike Tropiano 5:00:13 PM
Ending with a BANG, leave'em wanting morew.