All posts for the month January, 2019

Edition 176 of Sounds That Can Be Made is now available as a podcast!


2001: Marillion – This Is The 21st Century (from Anoraknophobia)
2002: Porcupine Tree – Trains (from In Absentia)
2003: Mostly Autumn – Passengers (from Passengers)
2004: Blackfield – Blackfield (from Blackfield)
2005: Spock’s Beard – The Ballet Of The Impact (from Octane)
2006: The Dear Hunter – 1878 (from Act I : The Lake South The River North)
2007: Mystery – Beneath The Veil Of Winter’s Face (from Beneath The Veil Of Winter’s Face)
2008: Frost* – Pocket Sun (from Experiments In Mass Appeal)
2009: Breathing Space – Questioning Eyes (from Below the Radar)
2010: The Pineapple Thief – 3000 Days (from Someone Here Is Missing)
2011: Touchstone – The City Sleeps (from The City Sleeps)
2012: Riversea – Out Of An Ancient World (from Out Of An Ancient World)
2013: Cosmograf – The Man Left in Space (from The Man Left in Space)
2014: IQ – The Road Of Bones (from The Road Of Bones)
2015: Gazpacho – Molok Rising (from Molok)
2016: Kyros – Technology Killed the Kids II (from Vox Humana)
2017: IT – The Path Of Least Resistance (from We’re All In This Together)
2018: Shineback – Kill Devil Hills (from Dial)

It gives me great pleasure to say that The Ancient One Show No 99 is now available as a podcast. This is part 1 of The Ancient One’s Best of 2018..The Long Ones.


1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt use as the intro) (The Immediate Collection 3cd boxset)
2 The Windmill – The Tree (Tribus 2018)
3 Damanek – Big Eastern Pt 1-3 (In Flight 2018)
4 Malady – Nurja Puoli (Toinen Toista 2018)
5 Sunchild – Victory Voyager (Messages From Afar 2018)
6 Ring Van Mobius – Past The Evening Sun (Past The Evening Sun 2018)
7 Yuka and Chronoship- Argo Pt 1-7 (Ship 2018)
8 The Tangent – Excerpt From Eco-Oceans 2018)
9 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt use as the outro) (The Immediate Collection 3cd boxset)

Edition 141 of THE PROG MILL – first broadcast on Progzilla adio on Sunday 20th January, is now also available to stream anytime or download as a mp3 file.

Two hours of simply amazing melodic and symphonic progressive rock.

Here’s this week’s playlist

The playlist for last night’s PROG MILL (edition 141 for Progzilla Radio and 361 in total) was:

1 Seventh Dimension – Empty Days (The Corrupted Lullaby)
2 Barock Project – Happy to See You (Detachment)
3 Cellar Noise – Underground (Alight)
4 Riven earth – Darkness (Project One)
5 Donella Del Monaco – pi-greco (Rosa Rosae)
6 Apostles of Chaos – In Your Eyes (Single)
7 RPWL – Give Birth to the Sun (Tales from Outer Space)
8 Kingcrow – Folding Paper Dreams (The Persistence)
9 Face the Day – With Faith On My Side (Stuck in the Present)
10 Light – In Your Debt (Light)
11 Beggars Opera – MacArthur Park (Pathfinder)
12 Martin Barre – And The Band Plays Only For Me (Roads Less Travelled)
13 Kinetic Element – All Open Eyes (The Face of Life)

Full broadcast times for The Prog Mill on Progzilla Radio:
Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2200UTC) – MAIN BROADCAST
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0300UTC) – For North America (Monday 7pm in LA and 10pm in NYC)
Tuesdays 11pm-1am UK (2300UTC)
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1800UTC) – nice and easy family friendly repeat time

Your suggestions of music for the show are very welcome – just email or message via or twitter @shaunontheair

It gives me great pleasure to say that The Ancient One Show No 98 is now available as a podcast. This is one of the “Mixed Bag” series Vol 5.


1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as intro) (The Immediate Collection 3cd set)
2 La Torre Dell’Alchimista – Risveglio Procreazione e Dubbio (Neo 2007)
3 Cellar Noise – Temple (Alright 2018)
4 All Traps On Earth – Bortglomda Gardar (A Drop Of Light 2018)
5 Maneige – Les Porche De Notre Dame Pt 1-6 (Les Porches 1975)
6 Octavarium – World Reborn (Dystopia 2018)
7 Phog – Foggy Day (Communication 2018)
8 Armonite – And The Stars Above (And The Stars Above 2018)
9 Overhead – Gone Too Far (Haydenspark 2018)
10 The Mighty Bard – I Know (Blue God >and Other Stories 2015)
11 Salva – The Ghost of Fives (Off The Deep End 2018)
12 Big Big Train – Brooklands Sequence (Second Brightest Star 2017)
13 Ring Van Mobius – When The Sea And The Universe (2 track EP 2018)
14 La Coscienza Di Zeno – Il Paradiso Degli Altri (La Coscienza Di Zeno 2011)
15 La Torre Dell’Alchimista – Acquario (La Torre Dell’Alchimista 2001)
16 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as outro) (The Immediate Collection 3cd set)

Northern Star 17th  January 2019

Entropy Tango

Theme Pallas – Northern Star

  1. Sex Pistols – Anarchy in The UK
  2. Billy Bragg – A13 Trunk Road to the sea
  3. Tinyfish – Refugee/The Big Red Spark
  4. Steven Wilson – sectarian
  5. It Bites – Murder of Planet earth
  6. Sons Of Apollo – Signs Of The times
  7. Pallas – Who’s to blame
  8. Tasmin Archer – Steeltown
  9. Styx – Blue Collar Man
  10. Gerard Smith – Rise
  11. IT – Power
  12. Mike Kershaw – The Fear Inside me
  13. Jump – Someone else’s prayer
  14. Roxanne De Bastion – Thicker Skin
  15. Barclay James Harvest – Fact: the closed shop
  16. Peter Gabriel – Not one of us
  17. Marillion – Forgotten Sons
  18. David Bowie – Five Years
  19. Red Bazar – Sunset for a new world
  20. Pink Floyd – Waiting for The worms
  21. Pulp – This is hardcore
  22. Galahad – Bitter & twisted
  23. Hawkwind – Space is Their (Palestine)
  24. Roy Harper – Referendum
  25. The Tangent – A few Steps Down The wrong Road

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I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 272 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this special edition we conclude our look at Cliff’s favourite albums from last year and heard the following music:

  1. All Traps on Earth – Bortglömda Gårdar
  2. Riverside – Wasteland
  3. Maiden United – Empire Of The Clouds
  4. Tiger Moth Tales – Three Little Pigs
  5. Big Big Train – London Plane
  6. Lazleitt – On The Brink
  7. The Sea Within – Ashes Of Dawn
  8. Twelfth Night – Sequences 2018
  9. Gösta Berlings Saga – Capercaillie Lammergeyer Cassowary & Repeat
  10. Damanek – The Crossing
  11. Galasphere 347 – The Voice Of Beauty Drowned
  12. The Tangent – The Melting Andalusian Skies
  13. Southern Empire – Innocence & Fortune

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Edition 169 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.


Poem – My Own Disorder
Great Leap Skyward – Black Sea of Trees
PreHistoric Animals – A ghost came one day
Oceans of Slumber – A Path to Broken Stars
Manticora – Echoes of a Silent Scream
A Perfect Circle – The Doomed
Madder Mortem – White Snow, Red Shadows
The Ocean – Cambrian II: Eternal Recurrence
Oh – Resurrection
A Dying Planet – Resist
Giampiero – Tsunami
Hung – Asymmetrical Vapour Atom
Kadebra – Path to Destiny
Yatin Srivastava Project – Ozone

The Progmeister @ Progzilla January 2019

  1. New City – Combination Head
  2. Seen Better days – Big Big Train
  3. How Does It Make You Feel – Once In Future Band
  4. Heaven – Focus
  5. Making It Great Again – One More Thing
  6. Commercial Break Up – Thomas Dolby
  7. Gotta Get A Meal Ticket – Elton John
  8. Goliath’s Moon – Southern Empire
  9. Army Dreamers – Kate Bush
  10. The Crossing – Damanek
  11. There’s A World – Neil Young
  12. Kaleidoscope – Gleb Kolyadin
  13. Threatening war – The Pineapple Thief
  14. Love In The Afternoon – Claire Hamill
  15. To Breathe Another Day – Spock’s Beard
  16. Heroes – Peter Gabriel (David Bowie)
  17. Stand Together – The Swan Chorus
  18. Shamal – Gong
  19. Tatras – Martin Orford
  20. The Melting Andalusian skies – The Tangent

The Progmeister Theme (Theme to Miss Marple) Ron Goodwin

Asteroid – Pete Morgan

Edition 140 of THE PROG MILL – first broadcast on Progzilla Radio on Sunday 13th January 2019, is now also available to stream anytime or download as a mp3 file.

Back to normal this week with two hours of superb (mainly brand new) melodic and symphonic progressive rock. With no less than EIGHT artists or bands having their first ever play on the show.

This Week’s Playlist

1 Magnatar – Parallel Worlds (Parellel Worlds)
2 In Continuum – Two Moons Setting with the Sun (Accelleration Theory)
3 Third Wave Mansion – Remember The Days (First Hour)
4 Residuos Mentales – All Becomes Clear (Introspection)
5 Lux Terminus – Effusion (The Courage to Be)
6 Everlasting Arms – Tapture 1 – In The Beginning (Rapture)
7 Moonrise – Rubicon (Travel Within)
8 The Emerald Dawn – Moonlight (Nocturne)
9 Custard Flux – Golden Opportunity (Helium)
10 John Beagley – Our Home (Where am I)
11 The Catorce – Noviembre (Noviembre)
12 Greenslade – Drum Folk (Bedside Manners Are Extra)
13 Mogul Thrash – Elegy (Mogul Thrash)
14 Projekt Gemineye – Museum of Failure (The Lost Science Files EP)

Broadcast times for the show on Progzilla Radio are as follows:

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2200UTC) – MAIN BROADCAST
Tuesdays 3-5am UK (4am for this week only) – For North America (This week Monday 8pm in LA or 11pm in NYC)
Tuesdays 11pm-1am UK (2300UTC)
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1800UTC) – Family friendly timed repeat

You are invited to choose the tracks we play on the Prog Mill.. (we lean towards the melodic and symphonic side of progressive rock). Send in your proggy suggestions, old or new, (or music submissions) to: or or twitter@shaunontheair



Broadcast  13th January  2019


1.       This Old Man Styx
2.       Stairway To Heaven Led Zeppelin
3.       Mockingbird Barclay James Harvest
4.       Down In Hollywood Ry Cooder
5.       Living For The City Stevie Wonder
6.       Visions Cold Blood
7.       Long Time Gone Crosby Stills & Nash
8.       Running With A Bad Crowd Savoy Brown
9.       Easy Money REO Speedwagon
10.   Crash & Burn Pat Travers
6-Pack Of Blue Eyed Soul
11.   Right David Bowie
12.   Stevie’s Blues Spencer Davis Group w/S Winwood
13.   Sara Smile Hall & Oates
14.   Cut The Cake Average White Band
15.   Lowdown Boz Scaggs
16.   Josie Steely Dan
17.   The Fountain of Salmacis Genesis
18.   Narnia Steve Hackett
19.   I Will Beatles
20.   Because (Mono) Dave Clark 5
21.   Night Watch Fleetwood Mac
22.   I’m Moving On John Lennon Yoko Ono
23.   Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy) John Lennon Yoko Ono
24.   Sad Eye Pretty Things
25.   Bran Nu Junk
26.   Blind To The Time
27.   Interface
28.   Our Lady Deep Purple
29.   Another Wasted Day Box Of Frogs
30.   Willie And The Hand Jive Eric Clapton
31.   Georgia, Bind My Ties Poco
32.   No Anchovies, Please J Geils Band
33.   Disco Boy Frank Zappa
34.   Top Forty Mose Allison
35.   Twist My Arm The Tragically Hip
36.   Oh, Pretty Woman Kenny Wayne Shepherd
37.   Spirit In The Night Bruce Springsteen
38.   I Ain’t Got The Fever No More Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes
39.   Devil’s Sidewalk Graham Parker & The Rumour
40.   (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes Elvis Costello
41.   Astronomy Domine (Not on original US release) Pink Floyd
42.   Don’t You Feel Small The Moody Blues
43.   Tortoise and the Hare The Moody Blues
44.   Pastel Sea Casiopia
45.   The Stranger Billy Joel
46.   Last Tango In Beulah Rare Bird
47.   Mama Frog Ambrosia
48.   Quiet Afternoon Stanley Clark