All posts for the month February, 2021

The Ancient One is very pleased to say that the podcast for Show No 155 is now available. This is one of the series of Mixed Bag shows where TAO gets a chance to catch up on some newer materials that don’t fit into the other themed shows.
Hear music from Sweden, Norway, Germany. The Netherlands France, Spain, The USA and The UK.


1 Greenslade – Spirit of the Dance (excerpt used as the Intro)
2 Bla Lotus – Summer Demons (Hogtid 2019)
3 Wobbler – Leprechaun Behind The Door ( in Taberna Demo from album No 2, Afterglow, available on Bandcamp)
4 Soup – Sleepers (Remedies 2017)
5 Marquette – Into The Homeland (Into The Wild 2020)
6 Nine Stones Close – Thicker Than Water ( Traces 2020 Tenth Anniversary reissue)
7 Lifesigns – Fortitude (Altitude 2021)
8 Esthesis – Downstream (The Awakening 2020)
9 Jesus Munoz Fernandez – Recovery (Strategies 2015)
10 Yacobs – It’s Beautiful (Beautiful 2020)
11 Vinyl Dial – Shapes In the Clouds ( The Flight Of The crown Hawk 2019)
12 Transatlantic – Overture/Heart Like A Whirlwind/Higher Than The Morning. (The Absolute Universe Forevermore Extended Version 2020)
13 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (excerpt used as the Outro)


Broadcast 21st Feb 2020

Show 149

·         Masquerade Jonesy
·         Heaven Knows Our Name Budgie
·         Long Nights Crack the Sky
·         Ice Cream Cakes Jeff Beck Group
·         Out of Focus Blue Cheer
·         Addicted to Love Robert Palmer
·         New Orleans Is Sinking The Tragically Hip
·         Rock and Roll Stew Traffic
·         Sportscar Judy Tzuke
·         Orfeo/Nathan’s Reel Steeleye Span
·         Temples Rise
6-Pack Albums that turn 50 in February
·         Galadriel Barclay James Harvest
·         The Happy Song Rita Coolidge
·         Smackwater Jack Carol King
·         Peace Frog The Doors
·         Virtually Part 3 Soft Machine
·         I’ve Seen All Good People Yes
·         Happy Together The Turtles
·         Feeling Free Charlie Daniels Band
·         Done Somebody Wrong Allman Brothers Band
·         John’s Blues Roy Buchanon
·         To Breathe Another Day Spock’s Beard
·         Almost There Level 42
·         Up In the Air Dixie Dregs
SIAS: Tarkus Concertante The Keith Emerson Band
·         Tarkus (Concertante) The Keith Emerson Band
Checkin’ Out the 80’s  
·         Lady Nina Marillion
·         I Have The Touch Peter Gabriel
·         She Talks In Stereo Gary Myrick & the Figures
·         I Ain’t Drunk Albert Collins
A Jazz Set  
·         Fortune Hunter Joe Sample
·         Git It Up Brian Auger/Julie Tippets
·         Humpty Dumpty Chick Corea
·         Can You See Me Glass Harp
·         Summer’s Most Wanted Girl Horslips
·         Tell Me All the Things You Do Fleetwood Mac
·         Look Wot You Dun Slade
·         Open My Eyes Nazz
·         Walk Away James Gang
·         Two Trains Lowell George
·         I Cheat the Hangman The Doobie Brothers
KrazzLoft Mid 70’s Chill Down  
·         Steppin’ Out Electric Light Orchestra
·         We’re All Alone Boz Scaggs
·         Samba Pa Ti Santana
·         Europa (Earth’s Cry Heaven Smile) Gato Barbieri
·         I’d Love To Change the World Ten Years After




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This week on Prog-Watch my special guest is Peter Jones of Tiger Moth Tales, Red Bazar, and Camel! Pete released not one but TWO albums last year, so we have plenty to talk about! Of course I’ll also be spinning lots of great music along the way!

808: In Conversation with Peter Jones of Tiger Moth Tales


Proving that prog isn't just for dinosaurs!

I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 381 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this edition we heard the following music:

  • Sky – Toccata
  • Asia Minor – Oriental Game
  • Curved Air – Metamorphosis
  • Home Brewed Universe – Babel East
  • Dahliad – Always A Stranger
  • Diagonal – Amon
  • Genesis – Down And Out
  • Alameda – Amanecer En El Puerto
  • Instant Curtain – The Ship Battle Down
  • Therion – Psalm Of Retribution
  • Return To Forever – The Romantic Warrior
  • Nik Turner – Space
  • Simon Posford – The New Normal
  • Alta Reign – Mother’s Day
  • Plini – The Glass Bead Game
  • Allan Holdsworth – Proto Cosmos
  • Iceberg – El Caminant Nocturn
  • Quicksilver Night – Lark
  • Simon McKechnie – Retro
  • The Flying Caravan – The Bumpy Road To Knowledge
  • Daft Punk – Veridis Quo

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #404 (“404… But Not An Error”)

After contemplating last week whether the numbering of shows has a purpose, wouldn’t you know that this week’s show is #404… commonly associated with computer errors.

Well, be assured this show is no error… it’s filled with excellent new, classic, and tribute tracks.

Tune in… and shatter any negative perceptions you have about “404”.


And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: (there are over 240 podcasts now!).

Most importantly, SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST below, so you’ll have it delivered to your fingertips weekly! ˅˅˅˅˅˅˅˅

Edition 249 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (469 in total), first broadcast 21 February 2021, can now also be streamed on demand or downloaded as a mp3 file. Another two hours of amazing melodic and symphonic progressive rock.

This week’s review from The Progressive Aspect sees Bob Mulvey taking a listen to the new album by American musician Mark Vickness, and you can test your knowledge of the wonderful world of prog in our fun quick fire quiz ‘How Proggy Are You?!)

This Week’s Playlist

1 Meer – Honey (Playing House)
2 Mental Season – Man In The Field (Mental Season)
3 Magic Bus – Inca Trail (The Earth Years)
4 Caamora – Shadows (Walk on Water)
5 Hybrid – Shadow Dancing (Integration)
6 Amanda Kim Sanderson – Funeral of the Forest (Spirits of the Witchwood)
7 Ekos – Orillas Del Tiempo Pt II (Otra Dimension)
8 Mark Vickness – Interwoven (Interconnected)
9 Blackfield – Where is My Love (Blackfield)
10 Blackfield – Hello (Blackfield)
11 The Enid – First Light (The Bridge)
12 Seconds Before Landing – Between Here And There (Trio Volume 2)
13 Rush – Jacobs Ladder (Permanent Waves)
14 Renaissance – Opening Out (A Song for All Seasons)
15 Renaissance Rock Orchestra – A Song of Hope (Single)

You can hear The Prog Mill on Progzilla Radio at these times every week ( – via the tune in and other internet radio apps and platforms – or ask your smart speaker to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”)

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

The Progressive Rock show track listing for Sunday 21st February 2021

Artist Title Year Time
Genesis Burning Rope 1978 7:09
The Emerald Dawn Waves 2017 8:33
Bob Marley & The Wailers Guiltiness 1977 3:18
The Enid Heigh Ho 1981 2:26
The Tangent The Sun In My Eyes 2006 3:42
Ivor Cutler Five Wise Saws 1974 0:42
Luna Rossa Fly Away 2014 4:35
Rush Workin’ Them Angels 2007 4:46
The Swan Chorus My Dark Passenger 2017 4:32
Yes It Will Be A Good Day (The River) 1999 4:53
Steven Wilson King Ghost 2021 4:02
Elgar Elegy For Strings, Op 58   4:22
Black Sabbath Sabbra Cadabra 1973 5:55
The Far Meadow Mud 2019 5:08
Pink Floyd Another Brick In The Wall Part 2 1979 3:45
Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard, Steve Swallow Life Goes On…And Then 2020 8:53
Steve Hackett Camino Royale 1983 5:24
Echolyn Some Memorial 2012 11:53
Tiger Moth Tales Waving, Drowning 2020 5:54

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Northern Star 18th Feb 2021.

My proggy Valentine


Theme Pallas – Northern Star

  • Rick Wakeman – Anne Of Cleves
  • Deep Purple – Child in time
  • Supertramp – Even In the Quietest Moments
  • Anathema – Untouchable 1 & 2
  • Galahad – Bitter & Twisted
  • Jeff Wayne Justin Hayward & Richard Burton – Eve of the war
  • Jade Warrior – Waves pt I
  • Steven Wilson – Stoneage Dinosaurs
  • Frank Zappa – Nanook Rubs it in
  • Focus – Answers? Questions! Questions? Answers!
  • Genesis – Get em out by Friday
  • Hawkwind – Magnu
  • Napiers bones – Free at last
  • Steely Dan – Black Friday
  • The enid – Something Wicked This way comes
  • Roger Waters – It’s a Miracle
  • Yes – Turn of The Century

Closing theme Phil Lively What a wonderful world


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This week’s Prog-Watch is a BIG themed special! Hear great BIG classics from Peter Gabriel, Ritual, Electric Light Orchestra, Matt Stevens, Yes, Spock’s Beard, Genesis, Damanek, Stackridge, Tears For Fears, Simon Collins, Tinyfish, Robert Plant, Fish, and Rush! All in 90 minutes!

807: Big Tony’s Big BIG Special