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WPRB Princeton 103.3 FM

The New Abnormal

Mar 15, 2024 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 🦆 = ፖዚɚ ቢⱸሡ ꬂꙎꝴፁꝵጢⲀረ


what the fruck

The New Abnormal
7:02 AM
Wardruna - Algir - Stien klarnar
Wardruna Algir - Stien klarnar
Runaljod – gap var Ginnunga Indie Recordings 2009

Wardruna is a Norwegian music group formed in 2003, with some ex-members of black metal group Gorgoroth. They are dedicated to creating musical renditions of Norse cultural and esoteric traditions, and make significant use of Nordic historical and traditional instruments. This is their debut.


7:05 AM
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7:08 AM
Anna Själv Tredje - Tusen År & Sju Timmar
Anna Själv Tredje Tusen År & Sju Timmar
Tussilago Fanfara Silence 1977
Swedish space-rock and cosmic electronic band active during the late to mid 1970s.


just one release


7:17 AM
Voice Actor - Indecent Thoughts
Voice Actor Indecent Thoughts
Sent From My Telephone Stroom 2022

Voice Actor is an enigmatic person of indeterminate origin.




"Sent From My Telephone" contains 109 short dreamy spoken word pieces.

7:18 AM
Kot Kot - U Sosny
Kot Kot U Sosny
i pni Aguirre 2023

Lena Filatova is from Petrozavodsk, Russia, in the Karelia region near Finland.





Kot Kot’s "i pni" ("and stumps") LP brings another glimpse into Lena Filatova’s sound gathering & recording process.

7:23 AM
Alifair - Ronde De Nuit
Alifair Ronde De Nuit
Hur! (Hommage À La Musique De Christian Vander) V/A Soleil Zeuhl 2009

Former in 2001 by guitarist Jean Pascal Boffo, they make songs with surreal texts and pop, folk and electro atmospheres. They contributed this cover of Christian Vander's "Ronde De Nuit" for the "Hur!" compilation.



7:29 AM
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7:35 AM
Mother Gong - The Three Tongues
Mother Gong The Three Tongues
Fairy Tales Charly Records 1979
Mother Gong was an offshot band of Gong, first imagined by Gilli Smyth in 1978 to promote her album Mother.



7:48 AM
Magick Brother & Mystic Sister - Waterforms
Magick Brother & Mystic Sister Waterforms
Magick Brother & Mystic Sister The John Colby Sect / Sound Effect Records 2020
Barcelona, Spain based band who take their name from a song title from Gong's Magick Brother album.



7:51 AM
Mild Profundities (an Initial Bursting) Tfs Recordings 2002

"Antique Seeking Nuns" were founded in Oxfordshire, UK in 2001 and disbanded in 2009. Their music is influenced by Frank Zappa, Hatfield And The North as well as Aphex Twin, Tortoise, and The Flaming Lips.




7:55 AM
Dungen - Det Tar Tid
Dungen Det Tar Tid
4 Subliminal Sounds 2008

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.



7:58 AM
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8:02 AM
Amoeba Split - Flight To Nowhere
Amoeba Split Flight To Nowhere
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/



8:23 AM
Vyacheslav Potapov - The Shadow
Vyacheslav Potapov The Shadow
single s/r 2017

Vyacheslav Potapov (VP) is a musician and composer born in 1974 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. He plays all of the instruments himself and records in his own VP Studio.



8:29 AM
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8:31 AM
Picchio dal Pozzo - il Presidente
Picchio dal Pozzo il Presidente
Camere Zimmer Rooms Cuneiform Records 2001

Often described like a sort of Italian Canterbury sound, their first album, Picchio dal Pozzo (1976), is very far from everything else in the Italian prog field.


The band's name means literally: "Woodpecker from the Well”


8:41 AM
Mediabanda - Suite Recoleta (feat. Daniel Muñoz)
Mediabanda Suite Recoleta (feat. Daniel Muñoz)
Maquinarias Aconcagua Records 2021

Chilean progressive rock, jazz fusion and contemporary music band. Active since 2000.



8:49 AM
T.E.E - Stromboli
T.E.E Stromboli
Trans Europe Expression Musea 2011

T.E.E. (The Earth Explorer) is a neo-prog band from Japan.



8:56 AM
Skè - Fraguglie
Skè Fraguglie
1001 Autunni Fading Records 2018

"Skè" is the name of Paolo Skè Botta's solo project as an avat-garde progressive musician and composer (from the group Yugen).



9:00 AM
Set Break: 🙃 ɹnoꓧ ᵷuᴉuǝʇsᴉꓶ ʇlnɔᴉɟɟᴉꓷ 𓀡 ⚠


9:05 AM
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum - The Donkey-Headed Adversary of Humanity Opens the Discussion
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum The Donkey-Headed Adversary of Humanity Opens the Discussion
Of Natural History Web of Mimicry 2004

Sleepytime Gorilla Museum is an American experimental rock band, formed in 1999 in Oakland, California. The band fuses classical, industrial, and art-rock themes throughout their music. They are known to perform elaborate routines on stage, and manufacture many of their own instruments.



They will be performing in concert tomorrow evening in Philadelphia, at Underground Arts (12th & Callowhill).

9:10 AM
ni - Zerkon
ni Zerkon N
Fol Naïs Dur et Doux 2023

"ni" are an instrumental avant-prog/math rock band from Bourg-en-Bresse, France. https://niiii.bandcamp.com/



9:16 AM
Corima - Quetzalcoatl
Corima Quetzalcoatl
Quetzalcoatl 1995780 Records DK 2020

Zeuhl band from Texas - now evidently based in Los Angeles. https://corima.bandcamp.com/album/quetzalcoatl



9:35 AM
Ensemble Nimbus - Burning Arrows
Ensemble Nimbus Burning Arrows
Scapegoat TonArt Production 1998
Swedish band influenced by varied styles and genre's ranging from Dark Ambient and Abstract Sonics to Experimental World Music and Progressive Art Rock.




9:44 AM
Guapo - The Pilman Radiant
Guapo The Pilman Radiant
History of the Visitation Cuneiform Records 2013

Dark avant-prog group from the UK, founded in 1994.




9:53 AM
Ahvak - Melet
Ahvak Melet
Ahvak Cuneiform Records 2004

Israeli cross-over fusion band, drawing in a wide range of influences, although largely in the RIO "Rock In Opposition" field of bands like Univers Zero, Art Zoyd or The Muffins. Drummer David Kerman joins them on this, their only release. https://cuneiformrecords.bandcamp.com/album/ahvak



9:55 AM
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9:56 AM
Kosmic Muffin - Son of Mr. Green Genes + Gumbo Variations
Kosmic Muffin Son of Mr. Green Genes + Gumbo Variations
Unmatched Evangelio 2° Tributo A Zappa V/A Hall of Fame Records 1997


Chat is archived.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:00:18 AM
𓁝 We begin our broadcast day. 𓁜 ☀️
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:00:59 AM
Good day, DJ DaveTheObscure 💟
TAndy 7:01:05 AM
Good morning, Sirs.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:01:56 AM
TAndy, HAy
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:02:54 AM
Good day, Mister Malcontent 💜
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:03:07 AM
Good morning, TAndy
TAndy 7:04:37 AM
Gonna be a beautiful day today. Great day for me to sleep for work tonight :^)
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:05:29 AM
TAndy 7:05:52 AM
(there will be more great days in the future)
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:05:53 AM
The most ICONIC start to the show. Don’t sleep through this show.
Dale Hazelton 7:09:26 AM
good morning. think i saw gorgoroth in that tojo productions movie with all the monsters and bubbly japanese girls.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:10:30 AM
Good morning, Dale. Sounds like a great film
TAndy 7:10:35 AM
What the fruck this is really relaxing
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:11:09 AM
I need listeners to build their strength to endure the final hour
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:12:15 AM
This Swedish group has more in common with Krautrock. Sounds a bit like AshRa or Popol Vuh
Dale Hazelton 7:15:20 AM
yes, i can hear that.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:25:29 AM
moonless night zeuhl
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:26:46 AM
a lullaby to inspire nightmares
Dale Hazelton 7:28:22 AM
"Voice Actor is an enigmatic person of indeterminate origin" - love that.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:30:55 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:37:02 AM
We had joy, we had fun, we had seasons in the sun
Rob F 7:37:54 AM
Nice opening set
Dale Hazelton 7:38:06 AM
this reminds me of 'vermillion kisses' by barry adamson.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:38:07 AM
Thanks, Rob F. Good morning
Rob F 7:38:45 AM
Good morning all
Dale Hazelton 7:38:50 AM
.....but it's much earlier.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:39:24 AM
what , the bass playing?
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:41:13 AM
there's a small bit of Irish music for the holiday
Dale Hazelton 7:41:15 AM
no, both songs are female-narrated fairytale.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:41:57 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:51:20 AM
doin it fer the Éire 🇮🇪
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:52:20 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:52:51 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:54:43 AM
that glitch was part of their recording, not a mistake
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:55:23 AM
I was hoping you did it!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:55:41 AM
I would not dare
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:56:17 AM
I would dare you
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:57:09 AM
Oh would you?
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 7:57:48 AM
I dare you! Oh!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 8:15:26 AM
Very nice selections again this week, DJ DaveTheObscure! Big cheers to you!
Dale Hazelton 8:16:43 AM
yeah, the amoeba split has been a good journey.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:18:34 AM
The band is not so well known
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:18:50 AM
thanks, Mister Malconent
Krista KristaKrista 8:32:37 AM
That mother gong cover is something else. The whole story of pied piper used to give me nightmares as a kid
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:33:21 AM
Fairy tales in general are frequently horrific. Good morning, KristaKrista
Christine 9:02:27 AM
Aₗwayₛ wᵢₜₕ ₜₕₑ ₛcᵣₑₑₑₑaₘᵢₙg
Brian D 9:03:00 AM
We had gore we had famine we had seasons in the ....suuirghhhghaaagggghhhhh!
TAndy 9:03:45 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:04:29 AM
Brian D 9:04:54 AM
That is a scary one when heard warped. Another DJ played it this week. I 'member hearing that on scratchy 45s about 45-50 years ago. They loved those crying dying sad singles in the 70s
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:05:57 AM
DJ Karolina aired in in all seriousness
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:06:36 AM
✋ 🐼 🤚
Dale Hazelton 9:07:00 AM
how can anyone be sleepy through this?
Brian D 9:07:04 AM
It does have a nice tremolo effect on the guitar amp that's about it
Brian D 9:07:20 AM
Seasons in the Sun that is
Brian D 9:07:58 AM
Seasons in the Abyss tho.... now we're talkin
Christine 9:07:59 AM
💤 🦍🏛
the_dude 9:08:42 AM
I tuned in just in time!
the_dude 9:08:48 AM
(also too late)
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:09:07 AM
Thanks for dropping by, Brian D
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:09:16 AM
it's all good, the dude
Christine 9:11:12 AM
Lovely. Good morning, ǝɹnɔsqO ǝɥʇ ǝʌɐᗡ and all
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:11:48 AM
oh good morning, Christine
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:11:55 AM
Good morning, ChristineBoo! ☀️ 👻
Christine 9:13:33 AM
There's that MrMalcontent 💀 Boo! 👻
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:20:22 AM
WestSiiidddeee CoolZeuhl‼️
TAndy 9:21:00 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:21:54 AM
The sax player Patrick Shiroishi was also with Upsilon Acrux
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:22:36 AM
I knew it! 🎵🎶🎷
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:22:52 AM
can't fool MrM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:23:27 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:25:24 AM
never let the truth get in the way of a good story
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:26:09 AM
you'd make a great modern news presenter
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:27:36 AM
politician, professor, et cetera etcetera
Roffle 9:32:09 AM
Happy Friday all! Cool wake up tunes ǝʌɐꓷ!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:32:39 AM
Good morning, ROFL, thanks for checking in
Roffle 9:32:57 AM
You appear too young to run for office -ᎷяM.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:33:29 AM
Bruv, where’d you find these stuffs?!?
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:33:45 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:34:27 AM
obviously on fire too
rosasolis 9:34:30 AM
omg the frog birdie… sad i missed the voice actor earlier but happy to be here for the zeuhl
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:35:44 AM
dj rosasolis dream! 🐸 🦆
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:36:00 AM
I can count on your vote, right, Roffle?!?
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:36:30 AM
oh good morning, rosasolis, glad to see you in this space
rosasolis 9:37:39 AM
good morning dave! ⋋(•⌔•)⋌ and mr.m! happy i woke up earlier to be here~
Roffle 9:38:57 AM
Oh hell yea -ᎷяM! Gotta vote for folks with uncommon sense, or as I say, vote your mind. The regular common sense of today sure has a glitch.
TAndy 9:39:46 AM
TAndy 9:40:12 AM
Dave, I'm afraid that I do find this hour of listening pleasant indeed.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:42:13 AM
difficult ≢ unpleasant
Roffle 9:43:35 AM
Hi rosasolis, If I wake up early enough to catch ǝʌɐꓷ's show, I know I'm ahead of the game. This is my dream time with a side order of residual sleep. :)
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:45:05 AM
nonpleasant equals undifficult
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:45:32 AM
Final Fifteen Mins!?! The bunk of it all!!
Roffle 9:47:05 AM
difficult ∩ unpleasent
TAndy 9:47:07 AM
Ty for the show, Dave!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:48:34 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:49:16 AM
undifficult doesn’t not equal nonpleasant
Roffle 9:49:35 AM
Sounds logical! :)
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:50:09 AM
thanks, everyone, for listening and keeping me company in the chat
Roffle 9:50:56 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:52:52 AM
DJ DaveTheObscure 💟 You done did it again! Grand Show! Big cheers and many thanks and kind regards to you, Sir! 🖤💀
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 9:53:27 AM
Cheers to all the Dears, especially those with Big Ears! 🖤💀
Bud Burroughs 9:54:22 AM
Huzzah, great show again! I look forward to seeing all of you at the Sleepytime Gorilla Museum show tomorrow. Wear your "Difficult Listening Hour" T-shirts.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:57:13 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:57:32 AM
help yourself to a virtual participation trophy 🏆
Brian D 9:57:45 AM
Happy Friday.
Bud Burroughs 9:58:01 AM
I'll put mine on the virtual shelf!
Christine 9:58:35 AM
Cheers, DTO 😶‍🌫️! Take care, everybody
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:58:55 AM
thanks for dropping by, Bud
Bud Burroughs 10:00:00 AM
I'll be absent next week, as I'll be at the Big Ears festival in Knoxville. Please excuse my absence.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:00:29 AM
I will also be off next week, Marvin will sub
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:00:54 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:00:57 AM
true. will be in Cali
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:01:09 AM
I’m busy that day