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The New Abnormal

Dec 1, 2023 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM


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.

🐿 x 🐊 = ᵺ𐊤 𐱆ꑿꪡ ꚈႦꍷᚱꠈㅻ

The Mid-Atlantic Squirrodile


The New Abnormal
7:02 AM
Steve Jansen - Captured (feat. Thomas Feiner)
Steve Jansen Captured (feat. Thomas Feiner)
Tender Extinction Steve Jansen Productions 2016

Born in 1959, he was drummer for the glam rock group Japan with his big brother, David Sylvian. https://stevejansen.bandcamp.com/



7:10 AM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
7:11 AM
Nils Petter Molvær - Intrusion VII
Nils Petter Molvær Intrusion VII
Switch OKEH 2014

Norwegian composer, producer and trumpet player. He was born in 1960.



7:17 AM
Arild Andersen Group - Electra Song (with Intro and Outro)
Arild Andersen Group Electra Song (with Intro and Outro)
Electra ECM 2005

Jazz bassist, born 27 October 1945 in Lillestrøm, Norway. The music was originally composed for the performance 'Electra' by the 'Spring Theatre', Athens (2001-2004).



7:25 AM
Terje Rypdal - Like A Chid, Like A Song
Terje Rypdal Like A Chid, Like A Song
After the Rain ECM Records 1976

Solo work from Terje Rypdal, born 23 August 1947 in Oslo, Norway. He plays all the instruments on this release.



7:30 AM
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7:33 AM
Pink Floyd - A Pillow of Winds
Pink Floyd A Pillow of Winds
Meddle Harvest 1971
Pink Floyd was an English rock band from London. Founded in 1965, the group achieved worldwide acclaim, initially with innovative psychedelic music, and later in a genre that came to be termed progressive rock.



7:39 AM
Anekdoten - Here
Anekdoten Here
Nucleus Virta 1995

Progressive heavy rock band founded in Borlänge, Sweden in 1991. Their music is associated with the tradition of 1970s progressive rock music, especially King Crimson. https://anekdoten.bandcamp.com/



7:46 AM
Amoeba Split - Blessed Water
Amoeba Split Blessed Water
Dance of the Goodbyes Amoeba Split 2010

Spanish progressive rock band formed in 2001 in A Coruña, Galiza, Spain and playing Canterbury prog-fusion with Liberian cultural elements. https://amoebasplit.bandcamp.com/



7:58 AM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
8:01 AM
Dedalus - Santiago
Dedalus Santiago
Dedalus Trident, Italy 1973

Italian avant-garde / jazz rock fusion group founded in 1973 in Turin.



8:10 AM
Dungen - En Dag På Sjön
Dungen En Dag På Sjön
Allas Sak Mexican Summer 2015

Dungen ("the grove") is a Swedish band based in Stockholm, fronted by singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist Gustav Ejstes. Their music blends psychedelic rock with alternative rock and Swedish folk music.




8:15 AM
Tortilla Flat - Tortilla Flat
Tortilla Flat Tortilla Flat
SWF Session 1973 Long Hair, Long Hair 2019

Progressive rock band from Aachen, Germany circa 1971 to 1974. During their history they recorded one SWF radio session and a self-titled album. Their style mixed jazzy and classical touches, and elements as diverse as Jethro Tull, Amon Düül II or Vinegar.


8:26 AM
Le Orme - Alienazione
Le Orme Alienazione
Uomo di pezza Universal Music Italia srL. 1972

Le Orme is an Italian progressive rock band that started in the sixties in Venice as a beat group. They are one of the most popular and enduring of the RPI groups.



8:31 AM
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8:34 AM
Edition Spéciale - Vedra
Edition Spéciale Vedra
Aliquante Musea 1977

Edition Speciale forrned in France in 1975 and play an accessible jazz-rock with Canterbury elements.



8:40 AM
Allan Holdsworth - Proto-Cosmos (Live)
Allan Holdsworth Proto-Cosmos (Live)
Then! (Live) [Remastered] Manifesto Records 2003

Allan Holdsworth (1946-2017) was an influential fusion guitarist. His incredibly fast legato style inspired many imitators.



8:47 AM
Elephant9 - Rite of accession
Elephant9 Rite of accession
Arrival of the New Elders Rune Grammofon 2021
Norwegian fusion band established in Oslo, 2006.




8:53 AM
Chon - Knot
Chon Knot
Grow Sumerian Records 2015

Cheerful math-rock group from San Diego. Founded in 2008.



8:56 AM
Set Break: Lᴰiͥsᶠtᶠeͥnͨiͧnˡgͭ ᴴᵒᵘʳ 🔥


9:00 AM
Poil - Sus la peìra
Poil Sus la peìra
Sus Dur et Doux 2019

PoiL is an avant-prog band from France that started as a trio in 2008. They are a psychotic chamber jazz outfit run by disgruntled classically trained concert escapees with an axe to grind. https://poil.bandcamp.com/



9:12 AM
X-Legged Sally - Yesbody 3 (Yesbody's In Love and Looks For a Girl Now)
X-Legged Sally Yesbody 3 (Yesbody's In Love and Looks For a Girl Now)
The Land of the Giant Dwarfs Marquee Inc. 2015

Belgian avant-garde rock/jazz-band founded in 1988 and disbanded in 1997.



9:15 AM
Happy Family - Overdrive Locomotive
Happy Family Overdrive Locomotive
Toscco Cuneiform Records 1997

Happy Family is an instrumental progressive rock/fusion/Zeuhl band from Tokyo, formed in 1987.




9:22 AM
Philharmonie - Hexacorde - Shut Up! / La Ferme!
Philharmonie Hexacorde - Shut Up! / La Ferme!
Rage Cuneiform Records 1996

French instrumental prog rock / math rock band formed by Frederic Lepée formerly of Shylock.


9:30 AM
COVET - vanquish
COVET vanquish N
catharsis Triple Crown Records 2023

Math rock group from San Fransisco, led by classically trained Yvette Young, who also does the cover art. https://covetband.bandcamp.com/



9:33 AM
Animals As Leaders - Cafo
Animals As Leaders Cafo
Animals As Leaders Prosthetic 2009

Washington DC based math metal group led by guitar virtuoso Tosin Abasi.



9:40 AM
Höyry-Kone - Myrskynmusiikkia
Höyry-Kone Myrskynmusiikkia
Live In Sweden Laskeuma Records 2014

Founded in Helsinki, Finland in 1991 - disbanded in 2003.


With those hats, the government can't read their thoughts


9:46 AM
McGill Manring Stevens - Cash from Chaos
McGill Manring Stevens Cash from Chaos
Controlled By Radar FREE ELECTRIC SOUND 2002

Scott McGill (guitar), Michael Manring (bass), Vic Stevens (drums).



9:52 AM
Set Break: 🧯
9:56 AM
NakedEye Ensemble - Sinister Footwear II (Arr. M. Bitts)
NakedEye Ensemble Sinister Footwear II (Arr. M. Bitts)
A Series of Indecipherable Glyphs New Focus Recordings 2022

Electro-acoustic octet from Lancaster PA.


Chat is archived.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 6:58:35 AM
oh good morning, listeners
TAndy 7:01:25 AM
Happy December, Sir.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:03:29 AM
Good Day, DJ DaveTheObscure 💟
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:04:09 AM
good morning, TAndy
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:04:17 AM
good day, MrMalcontent
TAndy 7:04:31 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:06:04 AM
Ha, TAndy Hi
Dale Hazelton 7:06:36 AM
morning. squirreligator looks like he could really tear into some nuts.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:07:34 AM
good morning, Dale. Squirrrodile don't mess around
TAndy 7:07:44 AM
That's pretty nutte, Dale!
TAndy 7:11:14 AM
Marvin's sub show was spectacular
Dale Hazelton 7:11:15 AM
crocorrell sound cuter. if you raise them as pets that might be a better name.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:12:39 AM
Federal law prohibits the possession of the crocorrell as a pet
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:13:31 AM
@TAndy, every one of Marvin's shows is spectacular
Dale Hazelton 7:15:29 AM
i have some old sears catalogs when they still sold alligators and monkeys. description of the alligator said 'they make good pets when small.' i guess that's why so many showed up in sewers later.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:15:59 AM
what the actual fudge
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:19:32 AM
that's when they bred with squirrels
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:20:33 AM
of course
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:20:55 AM
this is pretty 🎼🎶🎵
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:21:26 AM
The New Abnormal is all about prettiness
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:22:19 AM
that last hour tho yo
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:22:31 AM
awfully pretty
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:24:17 AM
that JazzBass tho yo ♥️
TAndy 7:26:24 AM
Loving this one
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:26:53 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:28:20 AM
the theremin is not listed in the credits
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:31:08 AM
what are these instruments? curious 🧐
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:31:58 AM
Yeeaahh yeah yeeaahh Yeeaah
TAndy 7:33:44 AM
Floyd 👁
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:35:45 AM
guitars, strings, keyboards, flute, bells, voice
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:36:24 AM
“strings” got it
TAndy 7:37:19 AM
This was one of the last albums from their "old" era before their popularity skyrocketed. You can kinda hear their future musical style peeking through the surface at times.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:37:34 AM
thank you, DJ DaveTheObscure 💜
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:38:40 AM
Meddle was one of the first LPs I bought as a young obsessed collector
TAndy 7:41:26 AM
Still young
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:42:12 AM
not I
TAndy 7:42:14 AM
Many have cheated the passage of time while being involved with The New Abnormal.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:42:40 AM
others have aged prematurely
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:43:47 AM
y’all silly
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:44:05 AM
The New Abnormal is all about silliness
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:47:05 AM
jimbooooooo 7:47:21 AM
DTO: Ageless, Boundless, Silliness.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:47:38 AM
oh good morning, Jimboooo
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:47:49 AM
jimbooooooo 7:48:09 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:48:14 AM
nice to see jimboooooooo!
TAndy 7:48:33 AM
jimbooooooo 7:49:19 AM
hi peeps, omw to work
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:49:39 AM
thanks for checking in
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:50:12 AM
make that cheddah YEAUUUXXX
TAndy 7:50:32 AM
That's just cheesy
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:50:45 AM
uh oh here it comes
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:51:13 AM
no sweet dreams for you!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:51:25 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:58:39 AM
TopShelf First Hour!
Dale Hazelton 7:58:59 AM
that amoebba split ended with a real prog flourish.
Spang 7:59:54 AM
tuned in for the last half of that amoeba track, wow!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:02:46 AM
welcome, Spang. Glad you are able to catch some of the show
Space Cowboy 8:06:01 AM
Great prog for my craptaular ride to work
TAndy 8:06:04 AM
A lack of Avant Garde Jazz Fusion in this house is tantamount to heresy in this house. great start to jour 2.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:07:23 AM
@Space Cowboy, I hope to ease some of that stress
Space Cowboy 8:14:13 AM
It does wheeew this is the good stuff
deirdre dionysiac 8:14:54 AM
Whe Dedalus piece was excellent, Herr Obscurity.
TAndy 8:15:59 AM
Ohi Space Cowboy, Spang, and the DJ Deirdre
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:16:16 AM
orz thanks, deirdre
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:17:16 AM
I enjoyed your show last night until I passed out, right around the same time as Guelo
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:19:10 AM
@ dierdre, I'm going to play some X-Legged Sally later, and saw a Discogs link to your site
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:27:18 AM
these vibes are immaculate
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:28:43 AM
The New Abnormal is all about immaculateness
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:32:06 AM
🙈 😶‍🌫️ 🫣
Rob F 8:45:44 AM
I'm all about this Holdsworth
TAndy 8:46:37 AM
Morning Rob F. Have a good day Dave and listeners, time to hit th hay
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:47:28 AM
SweetDreamsOfCheeseTAndy! 🧀 ☠️
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:47:50 AM
good morning, Rob F. Holdsworth is always great
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:48:25 AM
see you later, TAndy. Thanks for hanging out
Rob F 8:48:36 AM
Morning. Coffee for me, sleep for TAndy
Rob F 8:56:49 AM
Cheerful math-rock :)
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:59:36 AM
MrM chon knot believe that band is from the WestSiiidddeee!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:59:58 AM
UhOh 👉💀👈
Mok Griswold 9:00:15 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:00:45 AM
Second Hour was SuperDuper! Thanks, DJ DaveTheObscure!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:01:42 AM
this is very sus
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:02:16 AM
3rd hour: use hearing protection
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:03:27 AM
The New Abnormal is all about susness
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:03:41 AM
ErrMahGawd 🤣🤣🤣🤣
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:04:34 AM
Erythang I say, The New Abnormal is ALL ABOUT IT! 💟💀
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:04:52 AM
oh hello, Mok Griswold. I hope I didn't scare you
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:05:51 AM
Mok Griswold 9:06:48 AM
tuned in right when things got a little 😱
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:07:54 AM
🧿 🧿
Mok Griswold 9:09:44 AM
def Bandcamp friday. my inbox is overflowing ufff
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:13:44 AM
I would like to hear this entire album/discography
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:14:22 AM
X-Legged Sally is rare and expensive
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:14:51 AM
I’ll take two of everything
Liz Bot 9:16:37 AM
I’m frantically cleaning because I have family visiting tomorrow and this song has sped up my cleaning by a factor of 3
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:17:08 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:17:23 AM
Go to sleep, TAndy!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:17:55 AM
@Lizbot, this is the hour to be manic, for sure
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:19:02 AM
Imma go back to bed at the top of the hour 😵‍💫👻
Mok Griswold 9:19:45 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:20:18 AM
running to bed?
Mok Griswold 9:23:39 AM
taking a few laps around the chatroom
Liz Bot 9:28:37 AM
@ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ - I will clean hard until the overdrive locomotive carries me off to sleep or insanity, whichever comes first. Either way I’ll have manic dreams of squirrelodiles
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:30:30 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:30:34 AM
Thanks for dropping by, Lizbot!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:34:36 AM
WestSiiidddeee Music/CoverArt!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:36:25 AM
the best
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:36:49 AM
Enjoying this finely curated playlist! Big cheers, DJ DaveTheObscure 💟💀
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:37:15 AM
💜 glad you are able to listen and enjoy
Mok Griswold 9:37:18 AM
we love you San Dimas High..rock on!!! 🤘
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:38:28 AM
Is that in San Francisco??
Liz Bot 9:38:53 AM
This one is also inspiring some manic sorting of things. So. Many. Piles.
Mok Griswold 9:39:40 AM
Bill and Ted attended
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:39:57 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:42:04 AM
This is outstandingness
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:42:31 AM
That's what we're about
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:42:54 AM
knew it
Liz Bot 9:45:47 AM
I hope this is the song that’s playing when the Gävle goat burns in Sweden 🔥 🐐 🔥
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:50:34 AM
Cheers to DJ LizBot! 🎉
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:50:55 AM
Final Ten Mins?!?
Dale Hazelton 9:52:52 AM
thanks. didn't chime in much but been listening.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:53:06 AM
DJ DaveTheObscure 💟 Another impressive show! TopNotch Selections! Many thanks and kind regards to you, Sir! 🖤💀
Mike Tropiano 9:53:16 AM
Great show today. Thanks Dave!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:56:31 AM
Hello, Mike T. Thanks for the kind words
Mok Griswold 9:56:44 AM
for he's a jolly good fellow...
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:56:44 AM
Thanks, Dale
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:57:00 AM
Thanks for enduring, MrM