All posts for the month December, 2021

Northern Star 30th Dec 2021.

Once more round the marmite sun


Theme Pallas – Northern Star

  • Utopia – Overture – Mountain Top And Sunrise – Communion With The Sun
  • Trans Siberian Orchestra – Christmas canon rock
  • Yes – 5% for nothing remix
  • Les Claypool frog brigade – Cosmic Highway
  • Bill Nelson – 13 Django Dreams of twinklehood
  • Ars Nova – Demons Forest
  • Choreomanic – Calling God
  • Porcupine Tree – Heart Attack in a lay-by
  • Pallas – Rise & fall /Heart attack
  • The prophets of Zarquon – The white windmill
  • Viv Stanshall – Dwarf Succulents
  • Hawkwind – The age of the microman
  • Machines Dream – Bloodworker
  • Dave and Toni Arthur – Tam lin
  • Peter Hammill – Patient
  • Wobbler – Fermented hours
  • White willow – In Dim Days
  • Twisted Sister – I am I’m me
  • We Are Kin – Exhale
  • Supertramp – Brother where you bound


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Proving that prog isn’t just for dinosaurs!

I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 411 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this edition we heard the following music:

  • Rosie Vela – Magic Smile
  • Delta Cyphei Project – Forgotten Signs
  • Jake Shimabukuro – A Day In The Life (Feat. Jon Anderson)
  • Ghost Against Ghost – Son Of Cessiphus
  • Ghost Against Ghost – Still Love
  • Ex Vitae – Gavarnie
  • Dogma – Burn The Witch
  • Kyros – Dilate
  • Dissonati – Age Of Foeces
  • Lind – Do I Really Notice
  • Fragile – Beyond
  • Sympozion – Patterns
  • Sympozion – Grapefruit Variations
  • Khadavra – Possession
  • Juha Kujanpaa – Athene and Zephyr
  • More Experience – The Dream (Welcome To Nucleus)
  • Jack O’ The Clock – You Let Me Down
  • This Winter Machine – Sometimes
  • Huxley Would Approve – Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier
  • Dhafer Youssef – Sweet Blasphemy

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #447 (“Banging Headlong Into 2020 Too”)

The last show of 2021 should reflect the year’s many achievements, as well as hope for the new year ahead.

Yeah, right…

At least this show’s gonna rock!


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Broadcast 26h Dec 2021

Show 185

  • Try Not to Forget

Blue Mitchell

  • Mr. Gone

Weather Report

  • 80/81

Pat Metheny

  • Satin Doll

Red Garland

  • Didn’t I Tell You

John Hammond

  • Always There

Willie Bobo

  • Two Bass Hit / Ad Hoc Jam

Buddy Rich Orch w/Dizzy Gillespie

  • Can I Change My Mind

Roy Buchanon

  • Heavy Hearted Blues

Nightblooming Jazzmen

  • Caught Out In the Rain

Beth Hart

  • No Mystery

Return to Forever feat. Chick Corea

  • Compared to What

Brian Auger’s Oblivian Express

  • Mickey the Fiddler

Jack Bruce and Friends

  • Hang Up Your Hangups

Herbie Hancock

  • Level One

Eleventh House feat. Larry Coryell

SIAS: Joni Mitchell-Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter

Joni Mitchell

  • Overture – Cotton Avenue

Joni Mitchell

  • Talk To Me

Joni Mitchell

  • Jericho

Joni Mitchell

  • Movin’ Man

David Matthews

  • Roadhouse Symphony

Hank Crawford

  • Roseland Days

Red Parrot Orchestra

  • James Session

Harry James & His Melody Makers

  • Bemsha Swing

Thelonious Monk

  • Inflation Blues

Jack DeJohnette’s Special Edition

  • Bess You Is My Woman

Miles Davis

  • Wild Man

Duke Ellington/Count Basie

  • Introduction to the End


  • Para Buenos Bailarines (For Good Dancers)

Louie Bellson/Walfredo de los Reyes

  • Memphis Underground

Herbie Mann

  • Agana

Ryo Kawasaki

  • Make Up City


  • Mindreader

Makoto (Horiuchi)

  • Roomfull of Mirrors


  • The Double Planet

Michael Hedges

  • With You I’m Born Again

Eric Gale

  • The City

Mark-Almond Band

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The Progressive Rock show track listing for Sunday 26th December 2021

Artist Title Year Time
Camel Fingertips 1984 4:25
Steven Wilson 12 Things I Forgot 2021 4:42
Adam Holzman Ectoplasm 2018 6:14
Mike Oldfield/David Bedford First Excursion 1976 5:54
ABBA Just A Notion 2021 3:58
Rani Chatoorgoon The Place Beyond The Veil 2018 5:31
Carpenters Little Altar Boy 1984 3:40
Coverdale Page Absolution Blues 1993 5:58
Clannad Passing Time 1983 3:45
Genesis For Absent Friends 1971 1:47
Dave Weckl Hard-Wired 1994 4:02
Moonshot Before That Before 1992 4:56
Solstice Peace 1984 6:30
Matt Baber Part Seven of Suite for Piano & Electronics 2018 4:21
Venus Loon Escaping 2021 6:24
Hillsphere Home 2018 1:48
Simply Red Mellow 1998 3:53
Goldfrapp Lovely Head 2000 3:45
The Tangent The Company Car 2009 6:18
Ivor Cutler A Still, Small Fly 1967 1:04
Riverside Conceiving You 2005 3:40
Steve Hackett The Steppes 1980 6:05

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Edition 293 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio, first broadcast Boxing Day 26 December 2021, is now also available to listen to anytime or download. Two hours of melodic and symphonic progressive rock, mixing a few festive tracks with a difference, with brand new and classic prog. This week’s album review from The Progressive Aspect looks at the latest Drifting Sun offering ‘Forsaken Innocence’, and you can test your knowledge of the world of prog old and new with our fun, quick fire quiz as we ask “How Proggy Are You?!”

Here’s This Week’s Playlist

1 Tiger Moth Tales – Snowbound Snowman (Wassail Song EP)
2 Pinn Dropp – Vortex (Calling from Some Far Forgotten Land EP)
3 Numen – Sophia (Single)
4 Ian Neal – Come Harvesting (Barkston Ash)
5 Agusa – Stifen Genom Skogen (Hogtid)
6 XCIII – Red Lights (Void)
7 Drifting Sun – Forsaken Innocence Part 2 (Forsaken Innocence)
8 Vly – Perfect Place (I/(Time)
9 Riversea – The Magic of Christmas (Single)
10 Tony Patterson – See The Dream (Harmony for Elephants Compilation)
11 Cosmograf – A Festive Ghost (Single)
12 Beggars Opera – From Shark To Haggis (Pathfinder)
13 Dyble Longdon – Heartwashing (Between a Breath and a Breath)

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101 Dimensions Curated by Emma

Not so much electronica

  • Ahmad Jamal – Extensions
  • Allan Holdsworth – Ain’t No grief
  • Frank Rothkamm – BrucknerChords (18:11) opus 106 (1984)
  • Holgar Czukay – Rhythms of a secret life
  • Suzanne Ciani – Mozart
  • Chic Corea – Step What Was
  • Chic Corea & John McLaughlin – In a silent way it’s about that time
  • Jaco Pastorius – Continuum
  • Pat Metheny – To The end of the world

Broadcast 18th Dec 2021 @ Midnight GMT

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Northern Star 23rd Dec 2021.

S eA Al s0ns gR33 t1nG2


Theme Pallas – Northern Star

  • Centipede – Septober Energy pt 4
  • Manfred Mann’s earth band – Davy’s on the road again
  • Chemical Alice – Lands of Home
  • Unitopia – Even in the Quietest moments
  • Maxwell’s demon – Avarice atoned
  • The Room – Drowning in sound
  • Nine Skies – Isolation
  • Jethro Tull -My God
  • Jon Anderson – The Holly and the ivy
  • Be Bop Deluxe – modern Music suite
  • Keith Emerson – Captain Starship Christmas
  • Moody Blues – A winters Tale
  • Blackmore’s Night – Winter
  • Ritva Nero – Rahapolska Helsingistä
  • Corvus Stone – After Solstice
  • Winter in Eden – Stolen Fairy tale
  • Genesis – A winters tale
  • Alan Hull – Winter Song
  • Killing joke – Winter gardens
  • Horslips – faster than the hound
  • Lonely Robot – Oubliette
  • Pure reason Revolution – Voices In Winter / In The Realms Of The Divine
  • Cosmograf – when the air ran out!


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I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 410 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this Christmas special edition we heard the following music:

  • IQ – Merry Xmas Everybody
  • The Mask Of The Phantasm – Red/Blue/Black/White
  • Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Christmas Eve – Sarajevo 12-24
  • Genesis – The Cinema Show
  • Jethro Tull – God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
  • Habitat – Príncipe De Un Día/Juego De Niña
  • Mariah Carey Vs Twisted Sister – We’re Not Gonna Take It
  • Marcelo Paganini – Bacteria
  • Joe Payne – Oh Holy Night
  • Gong – Makototen
  • Duncan Mackay – Score
  • Marillion – Gabriel’s Message
  • RPWL – 3 Lights
  • Gryphon – Glastonbury Carol
  • The Holy Family – Inner Edge Of Outer Mind
  • Peter Jones – Santa Baby
  • Snarky Puppy – I Asked
  • Queen Vs Mariah Carey – Don’t Stop Christmas Now
  • UK – Alaska/Time To Kill
  • Enya – Adeste Fideles
  • The Neal Morse Band – Do It All Again
  • U2 – I Believe In Father Christmas
  • Nektar – Angel
  • Iamthemorning – Veni Veni Emmanuel
  • Big Big Train – Merry Christmas

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