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WPRB Princeton 103.3 FM

The New Abnormal

Sep 10, 2023 3:00 AM – 6:00 AM

Music

With ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ

Exploring multiple facets of jazz-adjacent prog-rock, edgy fusion, Canterbury, Zeuhl, Rock-In-Opposition, avant-prog, Rock Progressivo Italiano, world music, ambient, anything virtuosic.

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The New Abnormal
3:01 AM
John Abercrombie & Ralph Towner - Parasol
John Abercrombie & Ralph Towner Parasol
Sargasso Sea ECM Records 1976

John Abercrombie is a jazz guitarist born 16 December 1944 in Port Chester, NY - died 22 August 2017 in Cortland, NY. Ralph Towner is a multi-instrumentalist, born in Chehalis, Washington, on 1 March 1940. Both have a large catalog on ECM.

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3:06 AM
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3:08 AM
Chris Hinze and Word, Sound And Power - Sweet Harmony
Chris Hinze and Word, Sound And Power Sweet Harmony R
Word, Sound And Power CBS 1980

Chris Hinze is a flutist and composer, born 30 June 1938 in Hilversum, Netherlands. He performs classical and jazz. "Word, Sound And Power" is a reggae band associated with Peter Tosh.

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3:11 AM
Ozric Tentacles - Og-Ha-Be (Live)
Ozric Tentacles Og-Ha-Be (Live)
Live Underslunky Madfish 2003

English instrumental progressive/space/psychedelic rock band founded in 1983 in Somerset. They fuse jazz rock, hard rock and acid rock with influences from world music.

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3:21 AM
MNO - Delay-O
MNO Delay-O
Sessions Des Rosiers EP 1 Six Degrees Emerging Artist 2006

"MNO" is Michael Emenau, creating electronic / world music fusion. He was with the group Lumin. Bandcamp

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3:24 AM
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3:28 AM
Jef Stott - White Tara (Anusara Mix)
Jef Stott White Tara (Anusara Mix)
Arcana Six Degrees Records 2012

Another former member of electronic / world music fusion group Lumin. Bandcamp His is a producer, travel show host and music educator living and working in the Bay Area.

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3:35 AM
Flying Lotus - Andromeda
Flying Lotus Andromeda
Flamagra Warp Records 2019

Flying Lotus is an experimental multi-genre music producer, DJ, and laptop musician Steven Ellison. His great aunt is Alice Coltrane. 🕉️ Bandcamp

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3:36 AM
MYSTXRIVL - Stay Forever
MYSTXRIVL Stay Forever
s/r

Can't say much about "MYSTXRIVL". Another mysterious artist who's all over social media (which I am not), but has no clear identity. Bandcamp

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3:41 AM
Nils Petter Molvær - Jackson Reef
Nils Petter Molvær Jackson Reef
Buoyancy OKEH 2016

Norwegian trumpeter, born 1960.

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3:46 AM
Dhafer Youssef - Herbie’s Dance (feat. Herbie Hancock, Rakesh Chaurasia, Ambrose Akinmusire, Nguyên Lê, Dave Holland, Adriano Tenorio DD & Vinnie Colaiuta)
Dhafer Youssef Herbie’s Dance (feat. Herbie Hancock, Rakesh Chaurasia, Ambrose Akinmusire, Nguyên Lê, Dave Holland, Adriano Tenorio DD & Vinnie Colaiuta)
Street of Minarets Back Beat Edition 2023

Dhafer Youssef (ظافر يوسف; born 19 November 1967) is a Tunisian composer, singer and oud player. He developed an interest in jazz at an early age and clandestinely listened to it during his education at a Qur'anic school. He later left Tunisia to start a jazz career and has lived in Europe since 1990, usually in Paris or Vienna. 🗣 🔊 But the memories of the daily calls to prayer broadcast from the minarets still resonate within him. 🕌

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3:50 AM
Rain of Thought - Authenticity (Stay Away From Me)
Rain of Thought Authenticity (Stay Away From Me)
A Realist's View of Hope ohsoddit records 2000


Rain of Thought was formed by the Ezzo brothers in 1982. "After all of this time we remain in obscurity and will gladly stay there."

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3:54 AM
Boud Deun - Conversations With Ellis
Boud Deun Conversations With Ellis
Astronomy Made Easy Cuneiform 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.

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3:57 AM
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4:02 AM
Ashra - Midnight On Mars
Ashra Midnight On Mars
Ashra / Correlations in concert 2012 Berlin 2012

AshRa evolved from Ash Ra Tempel and became a solo project of Manuel Göttsching (9 September 1952, Berlin – 4 December 2022). (The studio version of this song was released on Blackouts.)

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4:15 AM
Abbie from Mars - Fog It Up
Abbie from Mars Fog It Up
My Second Debut Album Johan Phineas Bëst Productions 2022

Former WPRB DJ and Program Director

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Surfing the stacks of wax.

4:19 AM
Mars Everywhere - Mare Chromium
Mars Everywhere Mare Chromium
Industrial Sabotage Random Radar Records 1980

Washington DC-area space-rock band from the late-1970s/early-1980s.

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4:24 AM
Vox Populi! - Getting To Know Mars & Venus
Vox Populi! Getting To Know Mars & Venus
Psyko Tropik Touch Sensitive 2022

Ethno-industrial band from France.

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4:29 AM
Anekdoten - Mars
Anekdoten Mars
Progfest '94 V/A Musea 1995

Anekdoten is a Swedish progressive heavy rock band founded in Borlänge, Sweden in 1991. They are notable for the use of the Mellotron and their heavy sound dominated by a pounding bass guitar.

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4:34 AM
Set Break: Fans of yacht rock are fed up

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4:38 AM
Antonio Sánchez, Dave Binney, Donny McCaslin, John Escreet, Matt Brewer & Thana Alexa - New Life
Antonio Sánchez, Dave Binney, Donny McCaslin, John Escreet, Matt Brewer & Thana Alexa New Life
New Life Cam Jazz 2013

Antonio Sánchez is a drummer born in 1971 in Mexico City, living in New York City starting in 1999. He composed the film score for the film Birdman a year after New Life.

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4:51 AM
Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band - Season Of Changes
Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band Season Of Changes
Season Of Changes Stoner Hill Records and Press 2022

Brain Blade is a jazz drummer, composer, singer/songwriter and session musician, born 25 July 1970 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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5:02 AM
Set Break: 𐌃ἷꯝἴʗᱢᶅᜎ ᮄǐꮥ𐠙𐐩ᥢi̩𐡀ǥ ⴼᲢ𐌵Ԅ

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5:05 AM
Salzburger Mozarteum Orchester - Carmina Burana - Fortuna Imperatix Mundi - Fortune Plango Vulnera
Salzburger Mozarteum Orchester Carmina Burana - Fortuna Imperatix Mundi - Fortune Plango Vulnera
Orff: Carmina Burana Bella Musica Edition 2000

The originator of "Zeuhl", Christian Vander, credits Carman Burana as a major influence. Carmina Burana is a secular cantata composed in 1935 and 1936 by Carl Orff, based on 24 poems from the medieval collection Carmina Burana.

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5:08 AM
Magma - Theusz Hamtaahk
Magma Theusz Hamtaahk
Retrospektiw, Vol. 1 & 2 Seventh records 1994

"Theusz Hamtaahk" is the first third of an epic Zeuhl trilogy, a relentless, hypnotic anthem for marauding alien armies.

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This version was recorded in 1980 in Paris

5:41 AM
Amygdala - Logos
Amygdala Logos
Complex Combat Soleil Zeuhl 2004

Amygdala are a Japanese Zeuhl/RIO band, led by Yoshiyuki Nakajima (keyboards, synths and programming) and Yoshihiro Yamaji (bass, guitar, and vocals). Reminiscent of electric period Univers Zero (Uzed, Heatwave) and heavy sounding, creating a heavy throbbing and dark Zeuhl sound that might conjure up a faster Shub Niggurath with its dense brooding atmosphere.

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5:49 AM
Cartoon - Bottom Of The Ninth
Cartoon Bottom Of The Ninth
Music From Left Field Twelve Tone Productions 1983

Avantgarde progressive rock band founded in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1978 and disbanded in 1984. Their rare records were combined into a release by Cuneiform called "Sortie".

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5:54 AM
Set Break: Top 40 fans find their voice


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5:57 AM
El Asunto Tornasol - Wonderful Wino
El Asunto Tornasol Wonderful Wino
Unmatched Evangelio 2° Tributo A Zappa Hall of Fame Records 1997

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ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 5:38:35 AM
Okay, I fixed the playlist. Sorry about the wrong postings