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Desert Cruising

Jun 7, 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. 245: 6/7/23


Desert Cruising
3:01 PM
Asbest - Dystopium
Asbest Dystopium N
Cyanide A Tree in a Field Records 2023
3:05 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
3:11 PM
Masheena - Remember the Rain
Masheena Remember the Rain N
Remember The Rain - Single Descamisado AS 2023
3:14 PM
Witch Ripper - Rusty Cage
Witch Ripper Rusty Cage N
Best of Soundgarden (Redux) Redux Records 2023
3:21 PM
Compra y Venta - Bury Me
Compra y Venta Bury Me N
Bury Me - Single Fatal Sniff Records 2023
3:25 PM
Holy Giant - Cosmic Pilgrim
Holy Giant Cosmic Pilgrim N
Cosmic Pilgrim - Single Ritual Heavy Music Records 2023
3:34 PM
Stone Of Duna - The Seven Aspect Snake
Stone Of Duna The Seven Aspect Snake N
The Seven Aspect Snake - Single Fett Gung Studios 2023
3:41 PM
Peregrino - Vuelvo
Peregrino Vuelvo N
Bongobonzoo Hiss Records 2023
3:45 PM
Le Scimmie - Adriatic Desert
Le Scimmie Adriatic Desert N
Adriatic Desert - Single Frekete! Records 2023
3:48 PM
High Seas That Was Easy Records 2023
3:51 PM
Crimson Devils - Feels Like the Last Time
Crimson Devils Feels Like the Last Time
Forever High Crimson Devils 2023
3:56 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
4:04 PM
Bleeding Mountains - Branches Grow
Bleeding Mountains Branches Grow N
Descending Mighty Sorceress Bleeding Mountains 2023
4:07 PM
Bees Made Honey in the Vein Tree - Divergence
Bees Made Honey in the Vein Tree Divergence N
Divergence Magnetic Eye Records 2023
4:14 PM
Yawning Balch - Low Pressure Valley
Yawning Balch Low Pressure Valley N
Low Pressure Valley - Single Heavy Psych Sounds 2023
4:22 PM
Banyan River - The Ghost of Temptation Sill Haunts On Me
Banyan River The Ghost of Temptation Sill Haunts On Me N
Stonedchine Vol 2 SloomWeepProductions 2023
4:37 PM
High Desert Queen - Black Moon
High Desert Queen Black Moon N
Turned to Stone: Chapter 8 the Wake - EP Ripple Music 2023
4:43 PM
Blue Heron - Able Baker
Blue Heron Able Baker N
Turned to Stone: Chapter 8 the Wake - EP Ripple Music 2023
4:48 PM
The Big Rip - Gravedigger
The Big Rip Gravedigger N
Gravedigger - Single Independent 2023
4:53 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
4:57 PM
Superdark - Sleeper Pt. II
Superdark Sleeper Pt. II N
So Far Out There Superdark Records 2023
Chat is archived.
Mattster of Reality 3:00:48 PM
desert afire
Captain Ahab (host) 3:01:30 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 3:01:34 PM
you're early
Mattster of Reality 3:03:04 PM
Colin 3:04:47 PM
wowza! big energy show opener!
Francis 3:04:49 PM
oh are we doing stank faces today?
Francis 3:04:54 PM
Colin 3:05:36 PM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 3:05:42 PM
Mattster of Reality 3:05:48 PM
Wildfires giving me the ol' ptsd from the Laguna Beach wildfires of early 1990s. My buddy Brian, who wrote Hesher, lost his house.
Mattster of Reality 3:06:45 PM
Francis good one 🤣
Sugar Sidious 3:06:55 PM
Mattster of Reality 3:09:20 PM
the mighty Elder !
Mattster of Reality 3:10:14 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 3:11:55 PM
I saw them in Philly years ago! I only put on patches of bands I've seen live
Mattster of Reality 3:12:41 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 3:12:57 PM
but yeah, was amusing convo with the dude, glad I could inform him they're still active
Mattster of Reality 3:13:31 PM
Fu Manchu is older than many people
Captain Ahab (host) 3:13:41 PM
Mattster of Reality 3:13:43 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 3:14:05 PM
oh I saw them in Boston more recently actually too, they seem pretty active when it comes to tours
Captain Ahab (host) 3:15:10 PM
pretty excited for when this album comes out in July:
Mattster of Reality 3:15:32 PM
Mattster of Reality 3:16:52 PM
Swamp Coffin on the comp! I turned Flex on to them. They are brutal.
Rob F 3:17:07 PM
Love Soundgarden, that looks cool
Captain Ahab (host) 3:17:24 PM
Then you'll like this too:
Mattster of Reality 3:18:24 PM
Noice!! I love the word redux
Rob F 3:18:24 PM
Justin Richards 3:19:03 PM
Hi Captain Ahab, long time listener, first time messenger in the chat, huge fan of WPRB & desert cruising. Just wanted to thank you for all the amazing music you have put on the air! Really keeps me going through the work day.
Chris Mc🥸 3:19:28 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 3:19:39 PM
Hi Justin! Welcome!! Thanks so much for stopping by and for your kind words, it's my pleasure
Mattster of Reality 3:20:12 PM
Nice Justin! 💪🏜️
Mike Tropiano 3:21:54 PM
For a short time, I had a show on my college's practically nonexistent station. This was on the must play list. I sent it out to Megan from Jeff, in an attempt to get a random person in trouble
Captain Ahab (host) 3:22:43 PM
hahahaha oh you baaaad
Mattster of Reality 3:23:05 PM
Fatal Sniff Records ! Great name
Mattster of Reality 3:24:13 PM
Compra y Venta have listened to a lot of qotsa 👍
Captain Ahab (host) 3:24:21 PM
I am obsessed with this band now
Captain Ahab (host) 3:24:33 PM
Stoner Doom meets Unknown Mortal Orchestera
Mattster of Reality 3:24:55 PM
Love the fuzz & falsetto vox
Justin Richards 3:25:25 PM
Absolute yes to the vibe
Mattster of Reality 3:28:16 PM Today gittin stanky
Mattster of Reality 3:29:15 PM
TAndy is the high priest of stankmemes
Mattster of Reality 3:31:23 PM
TAndy 3:31:48 PM
I'm not able to listen because of work stuff I only felt a disturbance in the frce
TAndy 3:31:52 PM
Keeping that typo.
Captain Ahab (host) 3:31:53 PM
right on fucking cue!
Mattster of Reality 3:31:56 PM
The patented TAndy Timing™️
TAndy 3:32:01 PM
TAndy 3:32:18 PM
You rebroadcast later in the week late at night right?
Mattster of Reality 3:32:27 PM
TAndy lay one stankmeme on us before you disappear
Captain Ahab (host) 3:32:51 PM
I do! This week was weird and my show was rebroadcast Monday AND Tuesday night, but going forward just Monday night (1am, technically tues I guess)
Mattster of Reality 3:33:23 PM
Francis 3:33:27 PM
I'd really like to be able to favorite songs I hear on the various programs. The listener chat on FMU has that capability - so steal it from them please
Captain Ahab (host) 3:33:39 PM
hmm that is a really good idea
TAndy 3:34:10 PM
Mattster of Reality 3:34:15 PM
I just take screenshots of my fave stank songs
Mattster of Reality 3:34:33 PM
Lol TAndy
TAndy 3:34:35 PM
Oh man, Monday nights may be tough but it's possible for me to catch it
Mattster of Reality 3:35:04 PM
TAndy is like He Who Cannot Be Named of the Dwarves
TAndy 3:35:30 PM
I left my covert Bluetooth bud at the hotel for me to listen while here :V
Rob from Maryland 3:35:41 PM
Hello everyone!
TAndy 3:35:55 PM
I heard the entire mid Atlantic and New England are covered in smoke. Who the hell smoked my stash?????
Rob from Maryland 3:36:02 PM
I just looked at air quality for the Princeton area and Y I K E S
Mattster of Reality 3:36:11 PM
TAndy deep undercover 🕵️
TAndy 3:36:32 PM
Someone sent me a photo from NYC and it looks like GTA San Andreas draw distance with that piss filter in the air
Mattster of Reality 3:36:45 PM
TAndy I got into yer stash 🤚
Captain Ahab (host) 3:37:15 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 3:37:30 PM
like those scenes out of Bladerunner 2049
Mattster of Reality 3:37:39 PM
So what happened is Matt Pike & Bongzilla & Willie Nelson got together in Quebec (w/ Snoop Lion)
Mattster of Reality 3:38:21 PM
Ahab I LOVE that Las Vegas/bees sequence in BR 2049
TAndy 3:38:34 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 3:39:37 PM
that whole film is so epic
Rob F 3:40:02 PM
Mattster of Reality 3:40:28 PM
Good one Rob F
Mattster of Reality 3:41:05 PM
This bass tone is stanktastic
Guelo<3 3:43:23 PM
Usually I like when the mood of the music matches the environment… but uhh… yeah not right now
Mattster of Reality 3:43:30 PM
Speaking of loud, Ahab, BR2049 in the theater was scary loud-- and great
Mattster of Reality 3:44:01 PM
Jon Solomon 3:44:24 PM
Can’t tune in this week but hello from an excellent Syrian restaurant in Portugal!
Captain Ahab (host) 3:44:37 PM
hello Jon! enjoy your holiday
Captain Ahab (host) 3:45:00 PM
Mattster: aw shucks, I don't remember it being bad when I saw it. Tenet on the other hand? oi
Mattster of Reality 3:45:13 PM
Enjoy Jon!
Jon Solomon 3:45:17 PM
Back to my family! Bye!
Captain Ahab (host) 3:45:32 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 3:45:43 PM
lol Guelo yeah no kidding!
Mattster of Reality 3:45:46 PM
Also THE VVITCH was crazy loud & unnerving in the theater
TAndy 3:46:58 PM
The theater for mine nearly blew it's speakers for 2049
Captain Ahab (host) 3:47:26 PM
oh dang, I feel lucky then
TAndy 3:47:45 PM
In pizza hut and monster energy rn
Mattster of Reality 3:48:17 PM
2049 has those Cult of Luna-esque bass drops
Mattster of Reality 3:48:57 PM
TAndy I'm at the combination Taco Bell-Pizza Hut
Captain Ahab (host) 3:49:31 PM
TAndy 3:50:16 PM
Mattster of Reality 3:50:29 PM
TAndy we wrote basically a short story about yer airport adventures in chat of Rosasolis' show LOL
TAndy 3:50:56 PM
Oh word? I need to check back on that chat, I fell asleep after that scary ass song with the animal noises
Mattster of Reality 3:51:12 PM
Ripped to the tits on energy drinks as you do 🤣😂
Mattster of Reality 3:51:56 PM
TAndy on energy liquids vs TSA
TAndy 3:52:16 PM
Chugging the airport jungle juice
Mattster of Reality 3:53:49 PM
Between air quality, radon in the basement, covid, and bong rips, my lungs are fucked. Pray for them please.
TAndy 3:54:10 PM
My apartment probably has radon 😳
Mattster of Reality 3:54:24 PM
My lungs are suing me for abuse
Mattster of Reality 3:55:21 PM
They contacted Lung Protective Services
TAndy 3:56:11 PM
Detained by the TSA for dancing 😭
Mattster of Reality 3:56:37 PM
Lol! We went hogwild. I love riling Ossy up
TAndy 3:56:51 PM
Dude the new Terminal B gender neutral bathrooms are awesome. Totally private, nature noises, and the entire wall is a mirror
Mattster of Reality 3:57:16 PM
Whoa, dang
TAndy 3:58:04 PM
I saw some drug packages at the TSA checkpoint too. Someone tried smuggling 🤯
Mattster of Reality 3:59:28 PM
I drive a Vuelvo
Mattster of Reality 4:00:17 PM
Guelo in a Volvo = Vuelvo
TAndy 4:00:42 PM
I was gonna say
TAndy 4:06:52 PM
I also lied I've been listening for the past 20 minutes
Rob F 4:07:46 PM
Descending Mighty Sorceress is the name of our new skull crushingly heavy album!
Rob F 4:09:59 PM
Sup TAndy Westcoast
TAndy 4:11:20 PM
Sup Rob F
Captain Ahab (host) 4:11:20 PM
lol Tandy I was beginning to wonder! glad you could stick around for a bit
Mattster of Reality 4:12:01 PM
Bees made honey in the lion's skull -- Ahab's theme music! 🐝🐝🐝🐝🦁
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:12:38 PM
Darn it all to Heck! I missed Rusty Cage! And everything else after the first mic break! Thanks for nothing, three phone calls! I’m cry.
Captain Ahab (host) 4:13:04 PM
Monday night 1am if you wanna listen to the rebroadcast :)
Mattster of Reality 4:13:07 PM
Bees made honey in TAndy's empty energy drink cans
Captain Ahab (host) 4:13:23 PM
or eventually mixcloud if I ever get off my butt and upload em
Mattster of Reality 4:13:33 PM
MrM prepare to stankface
DSM 4:13:57 PM
Hey Captain and fellow Cruisers
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:14:23 PM
Captain Ahab (host) 4:14:56 PM
howdy DSM
Mattster of Reality 4:15:22 PM
Yawning belch !!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:15:24 PM
DJ Captain Ahab! Thanks! And archive would be outstanding! Please and thank you!
DSM 4:15:38 PM
Oddly specific insight into MrM's otherwise secretive life
Mattster of Reality 4:15:52 PM
Yawning Man + Fu Manchu lead guitar 👍
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:16:01 PM
So not a good stankface, Mattt?!?
Francis 4:16:13 PM
heat pump is waaay more efficient and costs less long term
TAndy 4:16:43 PM
What Francis said
Mattster of Reality 4:16:56 PM
Stank it up MrM 😂👍 I love Yawning Man & Bob Balch. This project is jammy/mellow
TAndy 4:17:10 PM
Gas furnace also smells horrid
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:17:36 PM
Francis, all, after power outage is anything special needed to power up the heat pump?
Francis 4:18:13 PM
If you have the land, look into geothermal heat pump. I was going to do that w/ my property in Hopewell before we moved. High upfront cost, HUGE long term savings. Heat pump is basically a specialized air conditioner unit
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:18:35 PM
This beautiful DreamScape 🎶🎵 rn af fr ngl tbh cdc brb nbc mlb fcc
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:19:17 PM
I’m not sure I want to hear from Francis anymore
Francis 4:19:19 PM
shouldn't be any issues w/ restart, other than the big power load to start the compressor
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:19:21 PM
TAndy 4:19:23 PM
A heat pump just runs off the main so nothing too special
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:19:38 PM
Big power load?
DSM 4:20:08 PM
nasty MrM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:20:21 PM
Brag alert
Francis 4:20:23 PM
lotta torque to start compressors - might see your lights dim for a brief moment
DSM 4:20:33 PM
TAndy 4:21:22 PM
God this tune rules
TAndy 4:22:34 PM
And then it ended.
Captain Ahab (host) 4:22:58 PM
here you go TAndy, more where that came from:
Brian D 4:23:06 PM
"My Apartment Probably Has Radon" opening up for "Yawning Belch". Doors @ 7pm
TAndy 4:23:06 PM
Mattster of Reality 4:23:07 PM
TAndy 4:23:14 PM
LOL Brian D
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:23:20 PM
Mattster of Reality 4:23:48 PM
Brian D 4:23:51 PM
"Lung Protective Services" canceled I'm afraid
Francis 4:23:59 PM
If you have AC/central air, or a big window unit, then you should be fine w/ a heat pump
Mattster of Reality 4:24:44 PM
Lol Brian D
TAndy 4:25:11 PM
Instead, TSA Jungle Juice is filling in.
TAndy 4:26:51 PM
Whoops gotta stop listening. Thanks Captain Ahab and chatters for the fun!! Hope to see u guys again sometime
Brian D 4:27:13 PM
Had to migrate back to the home office. Workplace industrial AC just pulled all that smoky smell air inside no hepa filters. At home we have good central hvac filter and like 3 air purifiers going. . Pretty clear. Beer is really good for air purification i hears
Captain Ahab (host) 4:27:19 PM
enjoy the rest of your day!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:28:06 PM
Be careful Brian D! Hope the building closed to everyone!
Mike Tropiano 4:29:00 PM
More haze in here than outside. Bring it on. Today's show is bangin
Brian D 4:30:13 PM
There are usually 3 to 5 people in our wing of offices.. they don't really care. Tuffin" it out i guess. I'm like no way. This smells like smoke see ya. Wait till the fire alarms go off the one person said
Mattster of Reality 4:30:29 PM
jimboo 4:30:36 PM
Dá Bəng Gôu 4:30:46 PM
Yes I'm bumping my head.
Mattster of Reality 4:30:51 PM
I second Mike T
Brian D 4:30:54 PM
This really is quite the wildfire haze soundtrack yes
Captain Ahab (host) 4:30:59 PM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:32:16 PM
thoroughly enjoying all these nice noises
Jäsön 4:36:06 PM
Late "hello" to all from smokey NJ. In the office today, and it is permeating the office air. Was wondering if there was a "smoke" theme to Captain's show...haha.
Mattster of Reality 4:36:08 PM
Sludgey doom (sloom)
Mattster of Reality 4:36:49 PM
Follow to the riff-filled lands Jäsön
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:37:17 PM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:37:43 PM
TAndy brainz gone phishing
Captain Ahab (host) 4:37:47 PM
hi Jason, not intentionally!
Captain Ahab (host) 4:38:42 PM
also forgot to say thanks earlier Mike T, happy to spread the tunez
Jäsön 4:38:44 PM
haha..."smoke" just a naturally occurring theme here.
Mattster of Reality 4:39:53 PM
"I followed the smoke, & ended up at Desert Cruising on WPRB."
Mattster of Reality 4:41:35 PM
Matt Pike flying in from Portland to be Emergency Smoke Services Coordinator
Rob F 4:42:00 PM
This song!
Mattster of Reality 4:45:20 PM
Able Baker !! I always suspected the Keebler elves were stöners 🍪
Mattster of Reality 4:48:10 PM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:48:34 PM
Güüd Stüffs today from @Mattster of Reality
Mattster of Reality 4:49:01 PM
Thanx MrM I try 😂
Captain Ahab (host) 4:49:07 PM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:49:53 PM
The T-shirt!
Brian D 4:51:27 PM
Your ables to your wake and bakers to your C's
Mattster of Reality 4:51:28 PM
Ahab we need a pic of yer patchy battlejacket
Mattster of Reality 4:52:09 PM
BACKPATCH. - Al Cisneros
Captain Ahab (host) 4:52:13 PM
it's on my instagram but lemme see if i can slap it in the chat somehwo
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 4:52:20 PM
And please invest in grown folk iron and ironing board
Captain Ahab (host) 4:52:40 PM
this whole chat today was SO GROWNUP with talk of heat pumps and furnaces and whatnot
Mattster of Reality 4:52:43 PM
Mattster of Reality 4:53:19 PM
I do the water spray & hang ironing method
Jäsön 4:53:29 PM
Mattster of Reality 4:53:45 PM
Stoners & irons dont mix
Chris Mc🥸 4:53:52 PM
Mattster of Reality 4:54:41 PM
Great show, went hard. Smoky AF. I can taste pine & mesquite & Keebler cookies.
Brian D 4:55:43 PM
Ya that was a recent chat moment Ahab. Able, Baker, Cs.... military code reference.
Mattster of Reality 4:56:06 PM
Roger niner Brian D
Mattster of Reality 4:56:51 PM
They must be, that Earth album has been around a longish time 🐝🐝🐝🦁
richard lyons:) 4:56:55 PM
Thanks for another fine show, Captain!!!
Rob F 4:57:32 PM
Thanks Captain, great show
Rob from Maryland 4:57:34 PM
If Bees Made Honey in the Vein Tree are from Germany, I wonder if their name in German is one word
Mattster of Reality 4:57:40 PM
I bought an Israeli gasmask in early 2000s and just dug the fucker out
Rob from Maryland 4:57:57 PM
And thanks for the good show, Captain
Captain Ahab (host) 4:57:59 PM
Lol Rob good point
Mattster of Reality 4:58:05 PM
Lolz Rob MD ja ja
Captain Ahab (host) 4:58:29 PM
Yah Brian I thought so, did I play the same song back then too I can't remember lol
Mattster of Reality 4:58:48 PM
Superdark !
Captain Ahab (host) 4:59:28 PM
Cheers my friends, thanks for joining
Brian D 5:00:16 PM
Bees made honey in the lion's head/ skull yet another reference that ties to the Dead (by way of Rev Gary Davis. Ables Bakers and Cs ties to the Dead too . Always was a strong Dead to metal connection. Lot of cross pollination in the fans
Mike Tropiano 5:00:27 PM
Thanks for the most excellent workout soundtrack. If we don't meet or doom, I'll be here next week.
Brian D 5:00:39 PM
It's VERY grown up!
Captain Ahab (host) 5:01:01 PM
I always learn so much in this chat