All posts for the month December, 2019

I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 320 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this Christmas special edition we heard the following music:

  • Toehider – All I Want For Christmas Is You
  • Blackmore’s Night – We Three Kings
  • Chris Squire & Alan White – Run With The Fox
  • Gandalf’s Fist – Winter’s Mourning
  • Al Di Meola – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
  • Second Hand – Death May Be Your Santa Claus
  • The Far Meadow – Sulis Rise
  • Enya – Adeste Fideles
  • December People – What Child Is This (A La Genesis)
  • Izz – Don’t Panic
  • Trans-Siberian Orchestra – O Holy Night
  • Todd Rundgren – Wailing Wall
  • IQ – Merry Xmas Everybody
  • Twelfth Night – Fur Helene
  • Jethro Tull – A Christmas Song
  • Marillion – Carol of the Bells
  • Tinyfish – Christmas At The Citadel
  • Kaprekar’s Constant – All You Wish Yourself
  • Steve Thorne – English Christmas
  • Soen – Lotus
  • Pete & Diesel – Fairytale Of Stornaway
  • The Prog World Orchestra – Shred Ride
  • Patrick Moraz – Here Comes Christmas Again (‘Et Revoici Noêl’)
  • Jordan Rudess – White Christmas
  • Shadow Gallery – Christmas Day
  • Greg Lake – I Believe In Father Christmas
  • Tamarisk – A Christmas Carol
  • Tom Robinson – Merrily Up On High.mp3
  • Wizzard – I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
  • Also Eden – In The Bleak Midwinter
  • Big Big Train – Snowfalls
  • Les Penning With Robert Reed – In Dulci Jubilo

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The Progressive Tracks Show #344 (Progmas 2019)​

It’s that time again…time for Progmas!

What’s Progmas? Well, it’s certainly not XMAS, but it does have meaning.

Join in the celebration and figure it out for yourself.


  • Lost Kite – “Winter’s Presage” from Remains on Independent (2016)
  • The Hypersonic Factor – “Silhouettes Braced For Winter” from Inventions of Diffusion on Independent (2018)
  • Mannheim Steamroller – “Catching Snowflakes On Your Tongue” from Christmas Song on American Gramaphone Records (2007 )
  • Moonlit Sailor – “Fresh Snow” from So Close To Life on Deep Elm Records  (2009)
  • Oaksenham – “Snow” from Upon All The Living And The Dead on Independent (2018)
  • Comus – “Winter Is A Coloured Bird” from First Utterance on Rock Fever (1971)
  • Tiger Moth Tales – “Noel Nouvelet (Bonus Studio Track)” from Urban Nomad on Independent (2012)
  • Peculate – “Oratio Pre Aris et Focis” from There Are No Angels on Independent (2015)
  • Collage – “The Winter Song” from Safe on Ars Mundi (1995)
  • Ólafur Arnalds – “For Now I Am Winter (feat. Arnor Dan)” from For Now I Am Winter on Mercury Classics  (2013)
  • Evan Hause – “Winter Flower” from Plastic Island Pentecost on Independent (2018)
  • Soup – “The Boy And The Snow” from Remedies on Crispin Glover Records (2017)
  • Celluloid Winter – “The Way Things Were” from Celluloid Winter EP on Independent (2013)
  • Heather Findlay Quartet – “The Snows They Melt The Soonest” from Horse Feathers on Independent (2019)

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The PROG MILL CHRISTMAS SHOW 2019 – first broadcast on Progzilla Radio on Sunday 22 December, is now also ready to stream anytime or download. Two hours of superb melodic and symphonic progressive rock, with a mix of new prog releases and festive proggy tunes.

Here’s This Weeks Playlist

1 Little Tragedies – Opening Fanfare (Magic Shop)
2 Kaprekar’s Constant – All You Wish Yourself (Single)
3 Anubis – Home (Homeless)
4 Emperor Norton – Act 1 – Petrichor (Emperor Norton)
5 Big Big Train – Merry Christmas (Single)
6 Les Penning with Robert Reed – In Dulci Jubilo (Return to Penrhos)
7 Little Tragedies – Christmas Eve (Magic Shop)
8 Manticore – I Believe in Father Christmas (Next Step Flight 19)
9 Greta Harlow – Stone (Who am I)
10 Blackheart Orchestra – Christmas Lights (Single)
11 Thijs Van Leer – Christmas Song (Prog Rock Christmas)
12 Leslie Hunt & Robin McAuley – Fairytale of New York (Prog Rock Christmas)
13 Marillion – Carol of the Bells (A Collection of Recycled Gifts)
14 Mannheim Steamroller – Up Above the Northern Lights (Christmas Song)
15 Shades of Plato – The Ghost of Christmas Past (Solstice Suite EP)
16 Gregorian Rock – Personet Hodie (Gregorian Rock Christmas Album)
17 Camel – Sahara (Rajaz)
18 Triumvirat – The Hazy Shades of Dawn (Spartacus)
19 Somewhere – The Twelve Days of Progmas
20 Prog World Orchestra – Little Drummer Boy (A Proggy Christmas)
21 Chris Squire – Run with the Fox (Chris Squire’s Swiss Choir)

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101 Dimensions Curated by Emma

Broken World!

Broadcast 21st Dec 2019

  • Biosphere – Hå
  • Cosmonauttransfer – Dark Skies of Yuggoth pt 4
  • Redshift – Broken World
  • Nils Frahm – Tristana
  • Magnetron – Ignorance is bliss
  • Quarkspace – Krautballs demise
  • Sequential – Tête à tête
  • Tangerine Dream – Cold Water Canyon
  • Porcupine Tree – Phase 2

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Tales From The Tiger Moth

Edition 109

Xmas Special

Broadcast 21st Dec 2019

The Darkness – Christmas Time (Don’t Let The Bells End
Enya – White Is In The Winter Night
Blackheart Orchestra – Christmas Lights
Kaprekar’s Constant – All You Wish Yourself
Tom Chaplin – For The Lost
Mike Oldfield – In the beginning & Let there be light
Vangelis and Jon Anderson – So Long Ago, So Clear
Greg Lake – I Believe in Father Christmas
Elton John – All Quiet on the Western Front
IQ – O Tannenbaum
IQ – The Dark Christmas Suite
Billy Sherwood / Malcolm McDowell – You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
Fish On Friday – Snowed In
Frank Zappa – Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow
Magenta – Sanctuary Jig
Magenta – Sanctuary II Ending
Les Penning and Robert Reed – Watkins Ale
Pete Jones – Match Girl (Unplugged)
Sting – Soul Cake
Elaine Paige – Coventry Carol
The Goons – I’m Walking Backwards For Christmas
Anthony Phillips – Winter Lights
Emerson, Lake & Palmer – Closer To Believing
Tiger Moth Tales – Hygge

Tale from The Tiger Moth

Edition 108

A Formal Horse Special

Magenta – Mercy Of The Sea
Nick Magnus – Three Tall Tower
A Formal Horse – Sexbooth
A Formal Horse – The King
A Formal Horse – She Flew
A Formal Horse – Bird
A Formal Horse – Here Comes a Man from the Council with a Flamethrower
A Formal Horse – Unison One
A Formal Horse – Commons
A Formal Horse – Anyway
Barock Project – The Ones
Anthony Phillips – Mouse Trip
Nick Magnus – The Market At Mirepoix
Genesis – The Fountain Of Salmacis

Tales From The Tiger Moth

Edition 107

Yuval Ron – Somewhere in This Universe Somebody Hits a Drum
Anthony Phillips – Diamond Meadows
Nad Sylvan – Leave Me on These Waters
Nad Sylvan – Honey I’m Home
Mike Rutherford – Time And Time Again
Steve Hughes – Full Head Of Steam
Magenta – Beneath The Waves
Barock Project – Cold Fog
Anthony Phillips – Castle Ruins
Nick Magnus – The Devils Bridge
Steve Hughes – Least Peculiar Thing
Yuval Ron – Kuiper Belt
Barock Project – Hamburg
Magenta – Sunshine Saviour
Genesis – More Fool Me
Genesis – The Battle Of Epping Forest
Steve Hackett – Spectral Mornings


Broadcast 22nd December 2019

1.    25th Floor Patti Smith
2.    Love Song The Cure
3.    The Beast of Prey Green Desert Tree
4.    Shooz Styx
5.    Coz I Love You Slade
6.    Caroline Jefferson Starship
7.    Brownsville/Mockingbird Joy Of Cooking
8.    Mother Russia Renaissance
9.    Medicine Man Barclay James Harvest
10. Saint Domenic’s Preview Van Morrison
Christmas Season 6-Pack
11. Ring Out Soltstice Bells Jethro Tull
12. Christmas Camel Procol Harum
13. Santa Claus Is Back In Town Elvis Presley
14. Kentucky Homemade Christmas Kenny Rodgers
15. 2000 Miles From Home The Pretenders
16. I Believe In Father Christmas Emerson Lake & Palmer
17. The Ghetto Donny Hathaway
18. I Heard It Through The Grapevine Marvin Gaye
19. Cinco de Mayo War
20. Us We Are Shawn Phillips
21. Mardi Gras Gino Vannelli
22. Nu Sungo Spyrogyra
23. Miniature Overture
24. March
25. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
26. Russian Trepak Dance
27. Arabian Dance
28. Chinese Dance
29. Dance of the Reed Pipes
30. Waltz of the Flowers
31. Tombstone Shadow Creedence Clearwater Revival
32. Rock and Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution AC/DC
33. It’s All Right The Earl Slick Band
34. Give It Everything You Got Edgar Winter’s White Trash
35. Bitter Wine It’s A Beautiful Day
36. Waiting Santana
37. Sexy Sadie Beatles
38. I’ve Got To Get A Message To You Bee Gees
39. My Girl The Temptations
40. Away From You Chuck Berry
41. Flying The Hometown Band
42. Taxi Harry Chapin
43. Run Cindy Run Sumner
44. Front Row Girl Breakpoint
45. Seventy Five Touch
46. Cryin’ In The Dark/King of the Twilight Nektar
Chill Down Set
47. Heartbreaking World Squeeze
48. Wishing Electric Light Orchestra
49. You’ll Never Go To Heaven It Bites
50. Theme From An Imaginary Western (:11 intro) Greenslade


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Brian Pern – In Dulce Yuletide

Viper Soup Complex – Choking Swans

Drifting Sun – Last Supper

The Emerald dawn – Buridan’s Lament

Cheeto’s Magazine – Outflow

Kyros – Monster

IQ – The Dark Christmas Suite

Viper Soup Complex – Xenolithic Cold

Cardiacs – R.E.S. (live)


Northern Star 19th December 2019.

I well WTAF Errrm!! Bleuch!

Theme Pallas – Northern Star

  • Wakeman/ Nolan – The curse of the Baskervilles
  • Jacques Loussier – Toccata & Fugue in D Minor
  • The Small Faces – Happiness Stan
  • It – Down The hatch
  • Machines dream – Weimar
  • Hawkwind – You shouldn’t Do That
  • Pallas – Ghost Dancers
  • Noel Pointer – Living for The city
  • Christina Aguilera – Beautiful
  • Ian Gillan – Clear Air Turbulence
  • Night wish – Over The Hills and far away
  • Malcolm McDowell – Mr Grinch
  • Steven Wilson – To Deform a star
  • Voyager – The devil In me
  • Jimi Hendrix – Voodoo Child (slight return)
  • Stephen Trask – Midnight Radio
  • Mina Caputo – The secret she knew
  • Muse – Space dementia
  • Nik Kershaw – the Riddle
  • Nordic Giants – Between two worlds
  • Antimatter – the weight of the world
  • Peter Gabriel – waiting for the big one
  • Porcupine tree – Anesthetize

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