All posts for the month January, 2021


This is a Jazz Fusion Special with my guest John Simms

Artist Title Year Time
Steely Dan Kid Charlemagne 1976 4:39
Chris Potter Like A Memory 2020 5:47
Dinosaur Mosking 2020 7:27
Phronesis The Tree Did Not Die 2018 8:15
Alexa Tarantino Through 2020 5:06
Tigran Hamasyan Vortex 2020 5:17
Billy Cobham Quadrant 4 1973 4:17
Pat Metheny America Undefined 2020 13:13
Lionel Loueke Watermelon Man 2020 5:00
Fat-Suit The First Man On The Sun 2014 5:00
Bob Reynolds Downfall 2020 5:04
Chip Wickham Interstellar 2020 8:27
Theo Travis’ Double Talk Fire Mountain 2015 6:01
John McLaughlin Kabir 2020 7:25

With thanks to John Simms for appearing on this show and selecting all the music.

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Northern Star 28th Jan 2021.


Theme Pallas – Northern Star

  • Roy Harper – One of those Days in England pt 1
  • Primus – Mama didn’t raise no fool
  • Mahavishnu Orchestra – Trilogy
  • Kate Rusby – Little jack Frost
  • Blackmachine – Walls of hate
  • Opeth The Funeral portrait
  • Pallas – Sanctuary
  • Sandy Denny– Crazy lady Blues
  • Peter Hammill – Ophelia
  • Tom Waits – Franks Wild years
  • Robert Wyatt – Biko
  • Robert Wyatt – Born again Cretin
  • Twelfth Night – We are Sane
  • Gavin Harrison – hatesong,Halo
  • Porcupine Tree – Don’t Hate me
  • Napiers bones – Mallerstang morning
  • Yes – Astral Traveller
  • Tanita Tikaram – Twist In My Sobriety
  • Major Parkinson – Impermanence
  • Mothertongue – Ofelia
  • Magma – Maahnt (the wizard’s fight vs the devil )
  • Inner City Unit – Watching the Grass grow
  • Puddle of Mudd – She hates me
  • Roy Harper – One of these days in England (pt 2-10)

Closing theme Phil Lively What a wonderful world


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Tales From The Tiger Moth

Edition 136

Broadcast 16th January 2021

John Beagley – First Light
Anderson-Stolt – Knowing
Genesis – Entangled (Live)
Audioplastik – The Sound of Isolation
Grumblewood -My Fair Lady
Ritual – Chichikov Bogd
Flanders And Swann – The Gas-man Cometh
Laurie Anderson – O Superman
Lifesigns -Telephone
John Beagley – I Will Find You
Southern Empire – How Long
UK – Thirty Years
Hats Off Gentlemen It’s Adequate – Struggling
Kenny Bissett – My Home
The Enid – Punch and Judy Man
Baroc Project – One Day
Bernard Cribbins – Get Your Hair Cut
Moon Safari – Crossed The Rubicon

I’m pretty sure that no one was unhappy to see 2020 in the rear view, but it was a pretty fine year for music! So this week on Prog-Watch I am once more featuring some of the best of 2020, with a line-up that includes The Flower Kings, Blue Oyster Cult, The Tangent, Lonely Robot, Pendragon, Neal Morse, Nick D’Virgilio, Pattern-Seeking Animals, and Fish!

804: More of the Best of 2020


Proving that prog isn't just for dinosaurs!

I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 377 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this edition we heard the following music:

  • A Formal Horse – I’m A Lasagne
  • DBA – Your Heart Will Find The Way (Single Edit)
  • Darragh – Endless Hope
  • Elder – Omens
  • Anneke Van Giersbergen – Hurricane
  • Molesome – Being Kate
  • Giraffe – In Every Line
  • Giraffe – Air Dance
  • David Bowie – Tryin’ To Get To Heaven
  • Arc Of Life – Just In Sight
  • Sean Filkins – The English Eccentric
  • Miklagard – Soldaten
  • Stackridge – No One’s More Important Than The Earth Worm
  • M83 – Wait
  • Marcelo Paganini – Circus Is Empty
  • Sealand Airlines – Salia Ana
  • Pink Floyd – A Saucerful Of Secrets
  • Sophie Burrell – Tranquility
  • Sproingg – Progg Is A Five-Letter Word
  • Heldon – Bal-A-Fou
  • Scott Walker – Epizooticsv
  • Spock’s Beard – Box Of Spiders
  • Omega – Gyongyhaju Lany
  • Steps Ahead – In A Sentimental Mood

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The Flaming Lips – Fight Test 

Fleesh – Trip to the Fair

Hamadryad – He Was Recalling…

Fleesh – Losing It 

Spock’s Beard – In the Mouth of Madness

The B52s – Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland


Discipline – Side 2 of The Wine Dark Sea:

 – Here There Is No Soul

` The Roaring Game

` Burn the Fire Upon the Rocks 


Crack the Sky – Another Civil War

Fleesh – The Great Escape; The New Kings (iv) Why Is Nothing Ever True?; Going Under

Liquid Tension Experiment – The Passage of Time

System of a Down – Chop Suey

Triumph – Say Goodbye


Another milestone ProgTracks show… one that Mike never dreamed he’d reach.

But he did… and he’s playing epics, both classic and new, to celebrate!

[BTW, that’s a classic 1967 Pontiac Firebird 400, proving Mike is really old].

  • The Pneumatic Transit – “Shipyard Dawn” from Nimoy on Independent (2021)
  • Pacifica – “The Mariner” from The Mariner – Single on Independent (2020)
  • Genesis – “Supper’s Ready” from Foxtrot on Charisma (1972)
  • Mark Wingfield – “Persian Snow Leopard” from Zoji on MoonJune Records (2021)
  • Yes – “Close to the Edge” from Close to the Edge on Atlantic (1972)

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Edition 245 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (465 in total), first broadcast 24 January 2021, is now also available to listen to anytime you like or download as a mp3 file. Another two hours of superb melodic and symphonic progressive rock, including this week’s review from The Progressive Aspect which takes a listen to the new Steven Wilson album, and our fun quick fire quiz which we call “How Proggy Are You?!”

Here’s This Week’s Playlist

1 Marillion – Slainte Mhath (Clutching at Straws)
2 Fatal Fusion – Land of the Sun (Land of the Sun)
3 Syrinx Call – Big Data/Weird Resonance (MirrorNeuron)
4 Krzysztof Lepiarczyk – Dalem Ci Moc (Album Piesni)
5 Millenium – Colours of My Life (Rarities)
6 Ad Infinitum – Waterline (Ad Infinitum)
7 Steven Wilson – King Ghost (The Future Bites)
8 Ars Pro Vita – Banquet in a Middle Age Irish Castle Part 1 – The Barber and the Black Rooster (Cords)
9 Dirt Poor Robins – Scarecrows (Deadhorse)
10 Pymlico – Solex Agitator (On This Day)
11 Oliver Papke & Colin Powell – Alpine Dream (From The Heart)
12 Unitopia – Tears from the Garden (The Garden 2020 Remaster)
13 Mr Sirius – All The Fallen People (Barren Dreams)
14 Jim Pembroke & Wigwam – Grass For Blades (Hot Thumbs O’Riley)

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Broadcast 24th  January 2020

Show 145

1.    I’m Your Captain (Closer to Home) Grand Funk Railroad
2.    Duke’s Travels Genesis
3.    Overnight Sleeper Steve Hackett
4.    No Lullaby Jethro Tull
5.    The Art of Falling Down Keith Emerson Band
6.    On Your Way Down Little Feat
7.    Easy Money Rickie Lee Jones
8.    Everyday Little Days
9.    Exodus Bob Marley & the Wailers
Mystery 6-Pack  
10. The Thrill Is Gone BB King
11. Chain of Fools Aretha Franklin
12. In Another Land Rolling Stomes
13. Come On (Part 1) The Jimi Hendrix Experience
14. My Little Red Book Love w/Arthur Lee
15. For Your Love The Yardbirds
Remembering Bassist Tim Bogert
16. Restriction Cactus
17. Ticket to Ride Vanilla Fudge
18. Superstition Beck Bogert & Appice
19. Mr. No One Rob Bonfiglio
20. Marathon Man Eric Carmen
21. In the Air Tonight Phil Collins
SIAS: Deep Purple – Made In Japan (side 2) Deep Purple
22. Strange Kind of Woman Deep Purple
23. Lazy Deep Purple
24. Chelsea Monday Marillion
25. Don Juan’s Wreckless Daughter Joni Mitchell
26. Sara Bob Dylan
27. Sunny Days Lighthouse
28. Cold Cold Groumd Tom Waits
29. Day O (mono) Harry Belafonte
30. The Idol Procol Harem
31. Ocean Breakup Electric Light Orchestra
32. From the Greenhouse Crack the Sky
A Jazz Journey
33. Never Chick Corea & Gary Burton
34. Bump It Blue Mitchell
35. Northern Lights Dan Siegel
Four to Chill With
36. Alesha and Others Touch
37. Any Old Kind of Day Harry Chapin
38. New Year’s Resovolution Donovan
39. Before You Came Jesse Colin Young
40. Don & Dewey It’s A Beautiful Day




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The Progressive Rock show track listing for Sunday 24th January 2021

Artist Title Time
Yes No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed 4:46
Van Der Graaf Generator Out Of My Book 4:01
Joni Mitchell For Free 4:27
Led Zeppelin Immigrant Song 2:24
Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention Aybe Sea 2:48
Golden Earring Yellow and Blue 3:42
Emerson Lake & Palmer Take A Pebble 12:27
Jody Grind Jump Bead Jed 7:12
Hawkwind Hurry On Sundown 4:55
Jethro Tull Play In Time 3:45
Colosseum The Time Machine (live at RAH) 8:07
Cressida Cressida 3:56
Elton John Sixty Years On 4:32
Barclay James Harvest Dark Now My Sky 11:54
Ennio Morricone Percussivamente 3:18
Genesis Looking For Someone 7:06
Gentle Giant Giant 6:21
Todd Rundgren Believe In Me 1:58
Supertramp It’s A Long Road 5:34

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