All posts for the month March, 2019

The Ancient One is delighted to announce that the podcast for Show No 105 is now available. This is one of the “Featuring…” series and is Vol 6, which features the Norwegian band, Fatal Fusion.

The pic is the view this morning (31st March 2019) out of the Eyrie Studio window. Beautiful reflections in the calm waters of the bay.


1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as the intro..taken from the 3cd boxset..The Immediate Years)
2 Coma Rossi – Dream ( Coma Rossi 2019)
3 Fatal Fusion – Out In The Fields Pt 1-4 (Land Of The Sun 2010)
4 Mostly Autumn – Viking Funeral (White Rainbow 2018)
5 Machines Dream – Toronto Skyline (Revisionist History 2018)
6 The Inner Road – Water Wheel (The Majestic Garden 2019)
7 White Willow – Leaving the House of Thanatos (Ex Tenebris 1998)
8 Fatal Fusion – The City Of Zerych Pt 1-6 (The Ancient Tale 2013)
9 Lucy In Blue – In Flight (In Flight 2019)
10 Eris Pluvia – La Chanson De Jeanne (Tales From Another Time 2019)
11 Apogee – Conspiracy Of Fools (Conspiracy Of Fools 2018)
12 Fatal Fusion – Total Absence (Total Absence 2016)
13 The Cosmic Remedy – The Farewell Suite (The Cosmic Remedy 2013)
14 Willowglass – The Dream Harbour (The Dream Harbour 2013)
15 Van Der Graaf Generator – Refugees (single 1970)
16 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as the outro..taken from the 3cd boxset..The Immediate Years)

Northern Star 28th  March 2019

A bit of a Rush

Theme Pallas – Northern Star

  1. The Walker Brothers – No regrets
  2. The Far Meadow – Mud
  3. Konstantin Jambazov – Immortality
  4. Dr Raza – dreaming in Binary
  5. Mute Gods – One day
  6. Alabama 3 – Hypo full of love (the 12 step program)
  7. Ciolkowska – Oklolo Togo
  8. Last Flight to Pluto – Supergirl
  9. OAK – – Wittenberger Fuchstanz
  10. Checking For Echo – The War within
  11. Genesis – Entangled
  12. The Tirith – A leap in The dark/ The Autumn of our days
  13. Злурад (Zlurad) – Король Людоед (king Cannibal)
  14. Aton Five – Journey
  15. Scott Walker – Phrasing
  16. Easy All Stars – For the Benefit Of Mr Kite (Feat Ranking Roger)
  17. Dandelion Charm – Stephanie
  18. Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso – I ruderi del gulag
  19. Jethro Tull – Passion Play pt 2

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Proving that prog isn't just for dinosaurs!

I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 282 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this edition we heard the following music:

  • Emerson Lake And Palmer – A Time And A Place
  • Avantasia – Ghost In The Moon
  • Joost Maglev – Angel
  • Cathederal – The Search
  • Zio – Wings Inside
  • Devin Townsend – Evermore
  • Fernando Perdomo – While My Guitar Gently Weeps
  • Fernando Perdomo – Beautiful
  • Steeleye Span – All Around My Hat
  • Scott Walker – Farmer In The City
  • Leafblade – Portrait
  • Mellotronanism – Ebb And Flow
  • Kraftwerk – Computer Liebe
  • Kraftwerk – Musik Non Stop
  • Kraftwerk – Spacelab
  • Greenslade – Catalan
  • The Tangent – Lost In London
  • Mostly Autumn – Viking Funeral
  • The Mute Gods – Twisted World Godless Universe
  • The Far Meadow – Travelogue
  • Walker Brothers – The Sun Aint Gonna Shine Anymore

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Edition 179 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.


Need – Denmad
Innosense – Revolution Rise
Dark Nova – Dying Earth
Art of Simplicity – Crash
Soundgeist – Choices
Wastefall – Stunned to the World

Epic at 11: Winter Crescent – Battle of Egos

Bob Katsionis – The Imaginary Force
Theodore Ziras – Chaos I.M.F
Menorâh – Surreal Simplicity
Hearken To Their Agony – Persistence

Album of the Week: Poem – Skein Syndrome

Bound Insanity
Remission of Breath

Until Rain – Think Again




Broadcast   24th  March  2019

1.       Departure/Ride My See Saw Moody Blues
2.       Rainbow Greenslade
3.       The Lovers Steve Hackett
4.       Got The Feeling Jeff Beck Group
5.       Stateboro Blues by written: Blind Willy McTell) John Hammond
6.       Jesse James and Uncle Charlie Interview Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
7.       Mr. Bojangles Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
8.       You’re So Rude Faces
9.       Squonk Genesis
10.   Spidergawd Jerry Garcia
11.   Eep Hour Jerry Garcia
BEATLES 6-PACK Liverpool Holy Grail Experience
12.   You Really Got A Hold On me The Beatles
13.   I’m A Loser The Beatles
14.   Eleanor Rigby The Beatles
15.   A Day In The Life The Beatles
16.   Back In The USSR The Beatles
17.   While My Guitar Gentlky Weeps The Beatles
18.   Birth Of Rock And Roll (Carl Perkins) Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis
19.   Pagan Baby Creedence Clearwater Revival
20.   Our Swords Band Of Horses
21.   The Man’s Too Strong Dire Straits
22.   A Salty Dog Procol Harem
23.   Sheep Pink Floyd
24.   The Battle Rick Wakeman
25.   The Forest Rick Wakeman
26.   Game Number 9 Ray Charles
27.   Second Wind Brian Auger’s Oblivian Express
28.   Never Moby Grape
29.   Cum On Feel The Noise (covered by Quiet Riot ’83) Slade
30.   What Would You Rather Bee Or A Wasp Gary Moore
31.   Grasshopper Man
32.   It’s All Right The Earl Slick Band
33.   Blue Motel Room Joni Mitchell
34.   Three Dollar Bill Maria Muldaur
35.   Hide And Seek (Ready Or Not Here I Come) Chuck Mangione
36.   Sheep Monty Python’s Flying Circus
37.   Welcome To Mexico Cheech & Chong
38.   And Dream Of Sheep Kate Bush
39.   Mary Had A Little Lamb Stevie Ray Vaughn & Double Trouble
40.   Miles Runs The Voodo Down Miles Davis
41.   Watermelon Man Herbie Hancock
42.   Quiet Afternoon Stanley Clarke

Edition 150 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (370 in total) – first broadcast Sunday 24th March. Is now also available to listen to anytime or download.

Two hours of stunning band new melodic progressive rock tracks, along with special guest JOHN HOLDEN who talks about the making of his highly acclaimed album Capture Light, and the progress on the new album due out later this year.

This week’s playlist

1 35 Tapes – Circles (Lost & Found)
2 Mad Fellaz – Frost (III)
3 Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso – I ruderi del gulag (Transiberiana)
4 The Inner Road – Fire of Life (The Majestic Garden)
5 Vetrar Draugurinn – Seconds (Hinterlands)
• Interview with John Holden *
6 John Holden – Capture Light (Capture Light)
7 Corporesano – Il Venti del’ Inverno (Corporesano)
8 RPWL – Give Birth to the Sun (Tales from Outer Space)
9 Geof Whitely Project – End of Days (Disambiguation)
10 Aragon – Ghosts (Studio) (Rocking Horse and Other Short Stories from the Past)
11 A.C.T. – The Ruler of the World (Rebirth)

You can hear The Prog Mill on Progzilla Radio at these times every week (
– via the tune in radio app and on internet radios):
Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2200UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0300UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2300 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1800 UTC) – Family friendly Saturday evening repeat

Your melodic and symphonic progressive rock music suggestions for the show are very welcome. Just email, or message via twitter @shaunontheair orÏ

Comedy of Errors – Something She Said

Justice – Brianvision

The Who – Eminence Front

XTC – Making Plans For Nigel

Beardfish – Ludvig & Sverker

Pazzo Fanfano Di Musica – Sospiri del Fiore

Yes – America (live)

It Bites – People of America

Pure Reason Revolution – (i) Keep Me Sane/Insane; (ii) Apogee; (iii) Requiem

Quantum Pig – Citizen and State

Kaipa – Angling Feelings

Neil Campbell – Tubular Rainbows

ELO – Wild West Hero

Magellan – Aqualung

Metaphor – Bruises and Blisters

Mantis – Fred

Mauricio Ibáñez – Memories

Days Between Stations – Either Or

Randy McStine – Before

Finneus Gauge – One Inch Of The Fall

Cheer-Accident – The Mind-Body Experience

Magellan – Magna Carta

Colonel Chloroform – Funkulus

Enchant – Shell of a Man

Machines Dream – Mad For All Seasons

Salem Hill – Sing On

Dust Mice – Moon Fetus

Days Between Stations – The Man Who Died Two Times

Northern Star 21st March 2019

The Oncoming Storm

Theme Pallas – Northern Star

  1. MC5 – Kick Out The Jams
  2. Alan Reed – Cross my Palm
  3. Supertramp – Don’t Leave me Now
  4. The Tangent – Follow Your Leaders
  5. Soul Cages – Force of a dream
  6. The Rube Goldberg Machine – Afraid of my Own Shadow
  7. Steven Wilson – Don’t Hate me
  8. Abel Ganz – The Drowning
  9. Alice Cooper – Elected
  10. Twelfth Night – We Are Sane
  11. The divine Comedy – The Napoleon Complex
  12. Gillan – If I sing Softly
  13. Steve Thorne – Making Plans
  14. Steve Hackett – The Devil is an Englishman
  15. The Nice – Hang On To a dream
  16. Donald Fagan – New Frontier
  17. The velvet Underground – The Gift
  18. The Gift – The Dance of denial
  19. Tom Slatter – Name in a file
  20. Talking Heads – No Compassion
  21. The Pineapple Thief – What we have sown

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I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 281 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this Fusion Festival preview edition we heard the following music:

  • Focus – Sylvia
  • Hey Jester – Pepper Spray
  • The Gift – All These Things
  • Focus – Heaven
  • Hats Off Gentlemen It’s Adequate – Coming Back
  • Encircled – The Obsession
  • I Am The Manic Whale – The Lifeboatmen
  • Final Coil – Lost Hope
  • Dec Burke – Signs Of Life
  • Tiger Moth Tales – For Absent Friends
  • England – Poisoned Youth
  • This Winter Machine – The Wheel Master
  • Emperor Norton – Act I Petrichor
  • Spiral Key – Possessive
  • Circu5 – The Chosen One
  • Franck Carducci – A Brief Tale Of Time
  • IO Earth – Solitude

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