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Desert Cruising

May 25, 2023 11:00 PM – 1:00 AM


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: 5/25/23

Covering for Flex Luthor!

Desert Cruising
11:00 PM
Mutoid Man - Call of the Void
Mutoid Man Call of the Void N
Mutants 2023
11:05 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
11:10 PM
Queens of the Stone Age - Emotion Sickness
Queens of the Stone Age Emotion Sickness N
In Times New Roman... Matador 2023
11:14 PM
Grave Disgrace - Visions of Tomorrow
Grave Disgrace Visions of Tomorrow N
Visions of Tomorrow 2023
11:23 PM
LUCIFER - A Coffin Has No Silver Lining (The Sistine Version)
LUCIFER A Coffin Has No Silver Lining (The Sistine Version) N
A Coffin Has No Silver Lining (The Sistine Version) - Single 2023
11:27 PM
Bell Witch - The Clandestine Gate
Bell Witch The Clandestine Gate N
Future's Shadow Part 1: The Clandestine Gate 2023
12:50 AM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
12:56 AM
The Hives - Bogus Operandi
The Hives Bogus Operandi N
The Death of Randy Fitzsimmons
Chat is archived.
TAndy 11:00:43 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 11:00:58 PM
eyooo late night crew
TAndy 11:01:07 PM
Fursday innit
TAndy 11:02:08 PM
Recycling a meme I already posted but you weren't there for it:
Captain Ahab (host) 11:02:21 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 11:02:31 PM
Better Call Saul was such amazing tv
TAndy 11:04:28 PM
It really was! That show carried me from my old job at Amazon living at my mom's until I'd alreayd moved out and changed jobs twice. I'd love to watch those first two seasons for the first time again.
Mike Tropiano 11:09:49 PM
Jealous...had to put up with Taylor Swift last week. Live near the linc.
Captain Ahab (host) 11:10:50 PM
I heard it was insanely loud
TAndy 11:10:51 PM
What I would give to live in Elizabeth near the waterfront so I could be kept up all night with chuchero battles on the abandoned piers.
jimboo 11:11:43 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 11:12:05 PM
Hey Jimbo!
Mike Tropiano 11:12:22 PM
louder than the neighbors evening svream fests.
Captain Ahab (host) 11:13:51 PM
what do we think of this new QOTSA track
Captain Ahab (host) 11:14:08 PM
I dig it, pretty in line with their last album
TAndy 11:14:39 PM
TAndy 11:14:46 PM
What up Mike!
TAndy 11:15:20 PM
I like the new QOTSA track, but any further singles I may skip so I can dig the new album all at once.
Captain Ahab (host) 11:16:13 PM
fair enough
Mike Tropiano 11:17:03 PM
pop in the earbuds, relax and doze off to the dulcet noisy Thursday night sonic attack.
TAndy 11:17:53 PM
I'm the kind of person who likes to take everything in all at once 😎
Mike Tropiano 11:18:01 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 11:18:14 PM
everything everywhere all at once perhaps?
TAndy 11:20:17 PM
I've yet to watch that 🥹
Captain Ahab (host) 11:20:40 PM
ooh you're in for a treat
Captain Ahab (host) 11:20:52 PM
just go in with an open mind
TAndy 11:21:12 PM
TAndy 11:24:17 PM
Big love for the Flex Luthor hope he's having a fine night off!
Captain Ahab (host) 11:25:07 PM
I bet he is! Last year was the first time I went to reunions and man if it actually wasn't a huge load of fun
Captain Ahab (host) 11:25:35 PM
Looking forward to next year
Captain Ahab (host) 11:28:00 PM
alright folks here we go
Ossy 11:28:10 PM
Desert Sludge
Captain Ahab (host) 11:28:39 PM
hi Ossy
Ossy 11:31:06 PM
Evening Ahab
Mike Tropiano 11:32:21 PM
Now bow your heads in prayer.
jimboo 11:32:54 PM
Whoa Lucifer...sounds straight outta 1984.
TAndy 11:33:40 PM
This is so good
Mike Tropiano 11:33:41 PM
As the dark magus bestows the benison
Mike Tropiano 11:42:33 PM
I love this.
Captain Ahab (host) 11:43:42 PM
Tis pretty great
Ossy 11:49:21 PM
Scary cool
Mike Tropiano 11:52:30 PM
Is this act 2?
Captain Ahab (host) 11:52:54 PM
Mike Tropiano 11:54:53 PM
You and flex need longer shows, like 5 hrs, so you could play more gems like this.
TAndy 11:56:14 PM
Please 🥺
Captain Ahab (host) 11:57:37 PM
haha oh man that would be rough every week
Ossy 12:01:35 AM
A lot of stinky sweat doing 5 hour metal rock broadcasts, lol
TAndy 12:03:02 AM
Mike Tropiano 12:04:50 AM
We can dream. It'd so cool to fall asleep every night to great music like this.
Mike Tropiano 12:06:00 AM
While it often ramps up my psyche, it also is calming and comforting when I need it to be.
TAndy 12:06:05 AM
I hate to be that guy but the stutters are back. I'm on the stream
Captain Ahab (host) 12:06:40 AM
I thought so, but wasn't sure. thanks Tandy. Because it's so late I broadcast from home rather than office
Mike Tropiano 12:06:41 AM
Though I shudder envisioning the nightmares I'd have.
TAndy 12:07:03 AM
Ahh gotcha
Captain Ahab (host) 12:07:12 AM
Will complain again to xfinity, at least now I can say it happens during non-peak hours too
Captain Ahab (host) 12:07:49 AM
I'm pretty annoyed by it, really sorry friends
TAndy 12:07:56 AM
Ah you have Xfinity that makes sense. Comcast always finds way to cut corners with their internet. Meanwhile Verizon will just have 3 hour maintenance late at night without warning
Mike Tropiano 12:07:58 AM
Comcast sux
Captain Ahab (host) 12:08:44 AM
Yeah, it's part of my apartment building complex unfortunately soI can't do anything about it, they've been pretty responsive though but are sitll unsure what's causing it
Mike Tropiano 12:09:28 AM
Feature, not a bug.
TAndy 12:09:44 AM
High ping perhaps
Captain Ahab (host) 12:09:54 AM
But I'm glad that in my office it's not an issue, so barring late night covers like this I plan to broadcast from campus from now on
Captain Ahab (host) 12:09:55 AM
TAndy 12:10:30 AM
Just get some really loud speakers and rent a literal barge that cruises from Boston to Atlantic City so we all can hear
Captain Ahab (host) 12:11:17 AM
lol, charge it to my research account right
Captain Ahab (host) 12:11:35 AM
we are at approximate half way point
Captain Ahab (host) 12:11:46 AM
how did they maintain stamina, golly
Mike Tropiano 12:11:54 AM
It'd be a literal cruuse.
Mike Tropiano 12:12:07 AM
cruise. littoral
Captain Ahab (host) 12:12:15 AM
Mike Tropiano 12:13:24 AM
They're metal gods.
Mike Tropiano 12:18:37 AM
Gonna thank you now, in case I doze. Haven't really been able to listen for the past 4 or so months, until yesterday. Did realize how much I missed Wednesday PRB. And today you blow me away with this! Amazing! So pleased to be here. Can't express how much I appreciate the time and effort you devote to us. Thank you.
Captain Ahab (host) 12:19:31 AM
Awww thanks Mike!
Captain Ahab (host) 12:19:42 AM
Hope you sleep well, thanks for keeping me company
Mike Tropiano 12:21:19 AM
You too, have a great Friday.
Mike Tropiano 12:30:47 AM
Bell Witch will be in Cambridge 10/26, in Philly 10/28
Captain Ahab (host) 12:31:55 AM
oooooh there is a chance I can make that!
Captain Ahab (host) 12:32:58 AM
depends on if my paper is accepted to a workshop in Princeton
Captain Ahab (host) 12:33:10 AM
then I could make the philly show
TAndy 12:34:39 AM
Would be a perfect accoutre-ma for Helloween
Mike Tropiano 12:35:24 AM
Oh yeah, didn't occur to me that's near Halloween.
Captain Ahab (host) 12:35:32 AM
spooky season
Mike Tropiano 12:36:59 AM
Oct 28 is a Saturday.
Mike Tropiano 12:37:49 AM
I gotta try to see this live.
Mike Tropiano 12:38:29 AM
Best of luck with the paper.
Captain Ahab (host) 12:38:52 AM
Thanks, I'll keep y'all posted if I end up at the show
Mike Tropiano 12:39:30 AM
Maybe the Metal Gods will grant you thus boon, for a smal recompense....
Mike Tropiano 12:39:39 AM
Ossy 12:44:34 AM
Halloween Season in 5 months 🧡💜🤍🖤
TAndy 12:51:24 AM
Thank you so much for the show, Captain Ahab! Loved the Bell Witch piece, very appropriate for this late hour. Have a good night.
Mike Tropiano 12:51:59 AM
Their bandage says its part 1 of 3
Mike Tropiano 12:52:39 AM
bandcamp page
Mike Tropiano 12:53:20 AM
Stay well Dark Captain.
Captain Ahab (host) 12:56:16 AM
cheers team, sleep tight
Ossy 12:58:52 AM
Sweet scary dreams!
TAndy 1:00:07 AM
TAndy 1:00:27 AM
recycling this one GOODNIGHT