The New Abnormal

Sep 21, 2021 3:00 AM – 6:00 AM

With ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ

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The New Abnormal
3:01 AM
Masqualero - Vanilje
Masqualero Vanilje
Bande à Part ECM Records 1986


Arild Andersen (bass), Jon Christensen (drums), Tore Brunborg (tenor and soprano saxophones), Nils Petter Molvær (trumpet), Jon Balke (keyboards).

3:07 AM
Set Break: over Cliff Martinez’ “I Love You Baby” from the “Narc” soundtrack 💊🔥 🥄💉
3:08 AM
Gavin Bryars Ensemble - Sub Rosa, for Recorder, Clarinet, Violin, Double Bass, Vibraphone & Piano
Gavin Bryars Ensemble Sub Rosa, for Recorder, Clarinet, Violin, Double Bass, Vibraphone & Piano
Bryars: Vita Nova ECM Records 1994


Gavin Bryars (born 16 January 1943, Goole, East Yorkshire, England) is an English composer and double bassist. He has been active in, or has produced works in, a variety of styles of music, including jazz, free improvisation, minimalism, experimental music, avant-garde and neoclassicism.

3:18 AM
The Tannahill Weavers - The Sound of Taransay
The Tannahill Weavers The Sound of Taransay
Capernaum Green Linnet 2006

Taransay is an island in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. Uninhabited since 1974 (except for holidaymakers), Taransay is the largest island of Scotland (~ 3 by 4 miles) that lacks a permanent population.


3:21 AM
Cocteau Twins - Lazy Calm
Cocteau Twins Lazy Calm
Victorialand 4AD 1986

Scottish post-punk/ethereal/dream pop band formed in 1981 in Grangemouth, Falkirk (aye, in Scotland) and disbanded in 1997.


3:28 AM
Sebastian Gille - Gray
Sebastian Gille Gray
Anthem (feat. Pablo Held, Robert Landfermann & Jonas Burgwinkel) Pirouet Records 2011

German saxophonist and composer, born 1983 in Quedlinburg.


3:33 AM
Set Break: over “La Cagaste” by Cliff Martinez, from his “Traffic” soundtrack
3:36 AM
Eténèsh - Awash
Eténèsh Awash
Zèraf! Buda musique 2007

Eténèsh Wassié (the Ethiopian singer) did not appear on this track. The band "Le Tigre Des Platanes" is a French quartet with no Ethiopian heritage, but why should that stop them?


3:43 AM
Vas - In Our Faith
Vas In Our Faith
Feast of Silence Narada 2004

Vas is Persian born vocalist Azam Ali and American born percussionist Greg Ellis. They had 5 releases between 1997 and 2004, then Azam Ali split to form Niyaz.


3:50 AM
Ekova - Sabura
Ekova Sabura
Heaven's Dust Sony Classical 1998

L-R: Mehdi Haddab, Dierdre Dubois, and Arash Khalatbari.


Around 1998-2001.
3:55 AM
Ozric Tentacles - Aura Borealis
Ozric Tentacles Aura Borealis
Waterfall Cities Madfish 2002


4:00 AM
Set Break: over “Red Earth (As Summertime Ends)” by Rain Tree Crow (aka Japan)
4:04 AM
Corea, Clarke & White - After the Cosmic Rain
Corea, Clarke & White After the Cosmic Rain
Forever Concord Records 2011

This concert featured several guests. This track has Bill Connors 🎸 and Jean-Luc Ponty 🎻.


So essentially this is Return to Forever.
4:14 AM
Hiromi - Summer Rain
Hiromi Summer Rain
Another Mind Telarc 2003

Hiromi Uehara (上原ひろみ) Japanese jazz composer and pianist, was born on 26 March 1979 in Hamamatsu. She was mentored by Ahmad Jamal.


4:20 AM
Chad Wackerman - The View
Chad Wackerman The View
The View CMP Records 1993

Jazz fusion and rock drummer (born 25 March 1960 in Long Beach, California). Best known for his work as a drummer and percussionist in Frank Zappa's band from 1981 to 1988.


4:25 AM
David Fiuczynski - Faith
David Fiuczynski Faith
Visions of an Inner Mounting Apocalypse V/A Shrapnel Records, Inc. 2005

Covers of various Mahavishnu Orchestra songs, each with a different guitarist. The backing band is led by Jeff Richman.


I've heard several "fusion guitar tribute" CDs, and most of them tend to be a bit Fuzak. This one is fairly decent overall.

4:30 AM
Set Break: over “Tro Ve Tay Nguyen (Coming Home to Tay Nguyen)” by Nguyen Thi Hong Phuc
4:34 AM
Maneige - Le rafiot
Maneige Le rafiot
Maneige ProgQuébec 1975

Founded in Quebec, Canada in 1972 - Disbanded in 1983. Maneige is probably the Quebec band that epitomizes best the Quebec Prog boom from 1974 to 1979.


Le rafiot = the tub

4:56 AM
Minimum Vital - Sarabande n°1
Minimum Vital Sarabande n°1
Sarabandes Musea 1990

Minimum Vital mix art-rock influences from Yes, a virtuosity coming from fusion, and a deep strain of medieval and southern European traditional musics. This is their 3rd release.


5:02 AM
Set Break: over “Don’t Let It Happen Again” by Cliff Martinez, from his “Narc” soundtrack 💊
5:04 AM
National Health - Pleaides
National Health Pleaides
Playtime Cuneiform Records 2001

A live disc comprised of songs from 2 concerts. This track was recorded in France in 1979.


Alan Gowen subbing for Dave Stewart on keyboards.

5:15 AM
Isotope - Spanish Sun I (feat. Hugh Hopper)
Isotope Spanish Sun I (feat. Hugh Hopper)
Golden Section (feat. Hugh Hopper) Cuneiform Records 2008

Jazz-Rock British based quartet formed in 1973 by guitarist, Gary Boyle.


5:24 AM
Weather Report - Herandu
Weather Report Herandu
Black Market Columbia 1976


L-R: W. Shorter, A. Acuña, J. Pastorius, J. Zawinul, C. Thompson

5:30 AM
Set Break: over “Dramnyen Solo, Lhasa Norbuling La” from Tibetan and Bhutanese Instrumental and Folk Music Vol 2
5:32 AM
Alèmayèhu Eshèté - Ambassel
Alèmayèhu Eshèté Ambassel
Addis Ababa Shanachie 1992

Alèmayèhu Eshèté (ዓለማየሁ እሸቴ) (June 1941– 2 September 2021) . Ethiopiques Volume 9 is devoted entirely to recordings of his earlier music, and Volume 22 covers his career between 1972 and 1974. Other songs have also appeared on Volumes 3, 8, 10, and 13 of the series.


5:40 AM
Zohar - 7th Level
Zohar 7th Level
Do You Have Any Faith? CIA 2007

Founded by Erran Baron Cohen.


5:46 AM
David Sylvian - Nostalgia
David Sylvian Nostalgia
Brilliant Trees (Remastered) UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2003

With input from Holger Czukay. Kenny Wheeler on flugelhorn.


It's time to lie down and be counted.

5:52 AM
Set Break: over “Only If You Wanna” by Flying Lotus
5:54 AM
Nguyên Lê - Inspire (with NDR Bigband & Michael Gibbs)
Nguyên Lê Inspire (with NDR Bigband & Michael Gibbs)
Celebrating the Dark Side of the Moon (with NDR Bigband & Michael Gibbs) [feat. Youn Sun Nah] ACT Music 2014


5:57 AM
Nguyên Lê - Breathe (with NDR Bigband & Michael Gibbs) [feat. Youn Sun Nah]
Nguyên Lê Breathe (with NDR Bigband & Michael Gibbs) [feat. Youn Sun Nah]
Celebrating the Dark Side of the Moon (with NDR Bigband & Michael Gibbs) [feat. Youn Sun Nah] ACT Music 2014

Nguyên Lê reimagines the entire Pink Floyd LP.


South Korean jazz singer Youn Sun Nah.