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The Ancient One is delighted to say that the podcast for Show No 165, “4 Bands From Germany”, is now available as a podcast. This show highlights, briefly, the back catalogues of the bands, Poor Genetic Material, RPWL, Sylvan and Traumhaus.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit of the Dance (Excerpt from the Recollections CD, used as the intro)
2 Poor Genetic Material – Watercolours (Spring Tidings 2006/2021)
3 RPWP – Bound To Reach The End (World Through My Eyes 2005)
4 Sylvan – Pane Of Truth (Posthumous Silence 2006)
5 Traumhaus – Wandler (Traumhaus 2001)
6 Poor Genetic Material – Drowning The Book (Island Noises 2011)
7 RPWP – The Fisherman (Beyond Man And Time 2012)
8 Sylvan – Farewell To Old Friends Pt 1-4 ( Sceneries 2012)
9 Traumhaus – Hinaus (Die Ander Seite 2008)
10 Poor Genetic Material – Absence Pt 1 (Absence 2016)
11 RPWP – Perfect Day (Wanted 2014)
12 Sylvan – Point Of No Return (Home 2015)
13 Traumhas – Das Geheimnes Pt 1+2 (Das Geheimnes 2013)
14 Poor Genetic Material – This Place (Here Now 2020)
15 RPWP – Give Birth To The Sun (Tales From Outer Space 2019)
16 Sylvan – Bit By Bit (One To Zero 2021)
17 Traumhaus – Entfliehen (In Oculis Meis 2020)
18 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (Excerpt from the Recollections CD, used as the outro)

The Ancient One is delighted to say that the podcast for Show No 164, ” Featuring 4 Glasgow Bands” is now available. This show features music fro Abel Ganz, Comedy Of Errors, Grand Tour and Long Earth.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit Of The Dance (Excerpt from the Recollections CD used as an Intro)
2 Abel Ganz – The Life Of The Honeybee and Other Moments of Clarity (Title track 2020)
3 Comedy Of Errors – The Answer (Fanfare and Fantasy 2013)
4 Grand Tour – Slumber Sweetly (Clocks That Tick But Never Talk 2019)
5 Long Earth – We Own Tomorrow (Once Around The Sun 2020)
6 Abel Ganz – Mick McFarlane Info about the band.
7 Abel Ganz – OBsolescence Pt 1-5 (Abel Ganz 2014)
8 Comedy Of Errors – Joe Cairney Info about the band.
9 Comedy Of Errors – The Student Prince Pt 1-4 (Disobey 2011)
10 Grand Tour – Hew Montgomery Info about the band.
11 Grand Tour – Grand Tour Pt 1+2 (Heavy On The Beach 2015)
12 Long Earth – Martin Haggerty Info about the band.
13 Long Earth – Ghosts Pt 1-4 (The Source 2017)
14 Abel Ganz – One Small Soul (Radio Edit from The Life Of The Honeybee and Other Moments Of Clarity 2020)
15 Comedy Of Errors – American Rodeo (Disobey 2011)
16 Long Earth – Man In The Mirror (Once Around The Sun 2020)
17 Grand Tour – It’s Come To This (Heavy On The Beach 2015)
18 Abel Ganz – Thank You (Abel Ganz 2014)
19 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre ( Excerpt from the Recollections CD used as an Outro)

The Ancient One is delighted to state that the podcast is now available for Show No 163, “Tall Tales Vol 12”. This is one of the series of shows that feature long prog tracks.

Playlist.

1 Greenslade – Spirit Of The Dance (excerpt taken from the Recollections cd and used as the intro)
2 Trettrioariga Kriget – The Road To The Horizon/To The Horizon (Till Horisonten 2021)
3 Ring Van Mobius – Seven Movements Of The Third Majesty (The Third Majesty 2020)
4 Traumhaus – Ausgeliefert (Traumhaus 2001)
5 Magic Pie – The Suffering Joy Pt 1-4 (The Suffering Joy 2011)
6 The Flower Kings – The Truth Will Set You Free (Unfold The Future 2017)
7 Morild – Waiting For The Ferry Pt 1-2 (Aves 2013)
8 Unreal City – Ex Tenebrae Lux (Il Paese Del Tramonto 2013)
9 Mythopoeic Mind – Fear Fiesta (Hatchling 2021)
10 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (excerpt taken from the Recollections cd and used as the intro)

The Ancient One is pleased to let everyone know that Show No 162, “Mixed Bag Vol 16” is now available as a podcast. This features music from Germany, USA, Greece, Poland, Finland, Norway, Italy, Netherlands and the UK.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit of the Dance (excerpt from the cd Recollections used as the Intro)
2 Sylvan – Bit By Bit One (To Zero 2021)
3 Proud Peasant – The Prisoner (Flight 2014)
4 Ciccada – No Man’s Land (Harvest 2021)
5 Presto Ballet – The Clock (Love What You’ve Done to the Place EP 2011)
6 Riverside – Depth of Self-Delusion (Shrine Of New Generation Slaves 2013)
7 The Samurao of Prog – A Queen’s Wish (The Lady and The Lion and Other Grimm Tales 1 2021)
8 Days Between Stations – Eggshell Man (In Extremis 2013)
9 This Winter Machine – Fractured (The Man Who Never Was 2017)
10 Damanek – Dark Sun (On Track 2017)
11 Malady – Toinen Toista ( Toinen Tolsta 2018)
12 Mythopoeic Mind – The Cottage of Lost Play (Demo 2018)
13 Giannotti = The Great Unknown (The Great Unknown 2014)
14 Material Eyes – When Tomorrow Comes Around (Three Of A Kind 2021)
15 Alex Carpani Band – Sky And Sea (Four Destinies 2014)
16 Unkh – Borderlines (Traveller 2014)
17 The Samurai of Prog – Into The Woods ( The Lady and The Lion and Other Grimm Tales 1 2021)
18 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (excerpt from the cd Recollections used as the 0utro)

The Ancient One is very pleased to say that Show No 161, “A Brief History of Cosmograf” is now available as a podcast. This show traces the evolution of Robin Armstrong’s creative vehicle through the 8 studio albums Cosmograf have released.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit Of The Dance ( excerpt used as the Intro, taken from the cd Recollections)
2 Return To The Sea Pt 1 + 2 ( End Of Ecclesia 2009)
3 The Dark That Follows The Light ( End Of Ecclesia 2009)
4 Blacksmith’s Hammer ( When Age Has Done It’s Duty 2011)
5 When Age Has Done It’s Duty ( When Age Has Done It’s Duty 2011)
6 Aspire, Achieve ( The Man Left In Space 2013)
7 The Man Left In Space ( The Man Left In Space 2013)
8 The Drover ( Capacitor 2014)
9 White Car ( Capacitor 2014)
10 This Film Might Change Your Life (The Unreasonable Silence 2016)
11 The Unreasonable Silence ( The Unreasonable Silence 2016)
12 The Motorway (The HayMan Dreams 2017)
13 Hay Man (The HayMan Dreams 2017)
14 A Million Choices (Mind Over Depth 2019)
15 The Smoke and The Flame (Mind Over Depth 2019)
16 In 1985 (Rattrapante 2021)
17 Time Will Flow (Rattrapante 2021)
18 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (excerpt used as the Outro, taken from the cd Recollections)

The Ancient One is pleased to say that Show No 160 is now available as a podcast. I apologise for the delay, but we were on a holiday break.

Show No 160 is one of the series called “Short Stories” and this is Vol 10, where all tracks are between 3:30 min and 7:30 min.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit Of the Dance (excerpt taken from the Recollections cd.)
2 Castanarc – Flying
3 Pendragon – Starfish and the Moon
4 Lazuli – Sol
5 The Bardic Depths – Depths Of Imagination
6 Electric Mud – Sleeping Under A Green Desert Tree
7 Windom End – Walk This Way
8 Poor Genetic Material – What If?
9 Loonypark – Don’t Say A Word
10 Anderson/Stolt – We Are Truth
11 Tony Patterson – The Kindest Eyes
12 Gazpacho – Alarm
13 Anima Mundi – On Earth, Beneath the Stars
14 Aperco – Another Day To Live
15 Blind Faith – Sea Of Joy
16 Bruce Soord and Jonas Renske – Wisdom Of Clouds.
17 Cliffhanger – Sinister Memories
18 Dave Bainbridge – Veil Of Gossamer
19 Hidden Lands – L’Ancient Regime
20 Hoggwash – The Last Horizon
21 Czukay, Wobble, Liebezeit – Where’s The Money?
22 IQ – You Never Will
23 Jethro Tull – Life’s A Long Song
24 Johannes Luley – Voya
25 Jon Anderson – The Big Buddha Song
26 Jonas Lindberg – The Other Side
27 Karnataka -Road To Cairo
28 Khan – Stargazers
29 Kompendium – Mercy Of The Sea
30 Mike Kershaw – Spectres
31 Moon Safari – To Sail Beyond The Sunset
32 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (Excerpt taken from the Recollections CD)

THe Ancient One is pleased to be able to say that Show No 159 is now available as a podcast. This is a show from the series “Concept Album Shows” and features Edison’s Children, Mandalaband, Karfagen, Sonus Umbra, Phideaux and Jon Anderson.
Each “track” will feature a section from the concept album.
Settle back and join Jim Lawson for another journey of discovery in the world of progressive music.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit Of The Dance (excerpt used as the Intro, taken from the album Recollections)
2 Edison’s Children – The Disturbance Fields Pt 1-7 (2019)
3 Mandalaband – The Eye Of Wendor Pt 1-9 (1978)
4 Karfagen – The Magician’s Theater Pt 1-7 (2014)
5 Sonus Umbra – Winter Soulstice Pt 1-5 (2013)
6 Phideaux – Doomsday Afternoon Pt 1-5 (2007)
7 Jon Anderson – Olias Of Sunhillow Pt 1-4 (remastered version 2021)
8 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (excerpt used as the Outro, taken from the album Recollections)

The Ancient One is pleased to be able to say that Show No 158 is now available as a podcast. This is one of the series of shows called “Featuring” and this one highlights music from the back catalogues of four French bands. The bands in question are Spleen Arcana (2 albums), Esthesis (1 EP and 1 album), Grandval (2 albums) and Phog (3 albums).

Pic is the snowy Cuillin Ridge taken on the dog walk. (11/04/2021)

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit Of The Dance (excerpt taken from the cd Recollections, used as the Intro)
2 Spleen Arcana – Trample On Me (The Field Where She Died 2009)
3 Esthesis – Raising Hands Pt 1+2 (Raising Hands EP 2019)
4 Grandval – Creve Les Nuages (A Ciel Ouvert 2016)
5 Phog – Communication (Communication 2018)
6 Spleen Arcana – A Picture Of Two Lovers ( The Field Where She Died 2009)
7 Esthesis – Silent Call (Raising Hands EP 2019)
8 Grandval – A Ciel Ouvert ( A Ciel Ouvert 2016)
9 Phog – Silver Sky (Communication 2018)
10 Spleen Arcana – Erin Shores (The Light Beyond The Shades 2014)
11 Esthesis – No Soul To Show/The Awakening (Live In The Studio from The Awakening 2020)
12 Grandval – Il Existe Un Etoile (Descendu Sur Terre 2020)
13 Phog – Ricochet (Evidence 2019)
14 Spleen Arcana – Fading Away (The Field Where She Died 2009)
15 Esthesis – High Tide (The Awakening 2020)
16 Grandval – Un Nouveau Destin ((Descendu Sur Terre 2020)
17 Phog – No Gravity (This World… 2020)
18 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (excerpt taken from the cd Recollections, used as the Outro)

Greetings, The Ancient One has a new show available as a podcast. This is Show No 157 which is one of the Tall Tales series of shows. Music comes from Germany, Norway, Ukraine, Spain and the UK. Artists featured are Ape Amplitude, Caligonaut, Lifesigns, Antony Kalugin, The Emerald Dawn, The Flying Caravan, Tusmorke, Jordsjo and 35 Tapes.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirirt Of The Dance (excerpt used as the Intro)
2 Ape Amplitude – A Long and Painful Path Pt 1-4 (Escape Routes 2019)
3 Caligonaut – Lighter Than Air (Magnified As Giants 2021)
4 Lifesigns – Altitude/Altitude Reprise (Altitude 2021)
5 Antony Kalugin – Gardener (Stellar Gardener 2021)
6 The Emerald Dawn – The Ascent (To Touch The Sky 2021)
7 The Flying Caravan – The Bumpy Road To Knowledge (I Judst Want To Break Even 2021)
8 Tusmorke – (The Marvellous and Murderous) Mysteries of Sacrifice (Nordic Crim 2021)
9 Jordsjo – Skumring I Karesuando (Pastoralia 2021)
10 35 Tapes – Epilogue (Home 2021)
11 Texel – Sweynsson’s Slumber (just a teaser, more in coming shows)
12 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (Excerpt used as the Outro)

The Ancient One is very pleased to say that the podcast for Show No 156 is now available online. This is a special show to celebrate 6 years of TAO on Progzilla Radio. The music is culled from the back catelogues of Can, Irmin Schmidt (the Can keyboard player) and Holger Czukay ( the Can bass player).

I hope you enjoy this special show.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit Of The Dance (Excerpt taken from the Recollections CD)
2 Can – Halleluwah (Tago Mago 1971)
3 Irmin Schmidt – Le Weekend (Impossible Holidays 1991)
4 Holger Czukay – The Photo Song (Claremont 56 Versions 2009-2017 Roundhouse Mix)
5 Can – Vitamin C (Ege Bamyasi 1972)
6 Irmin Schmidt – Time, The Dreamkiller (Impossible Holidays 1991)
7 Holger Czukay – Witches Multiplication Table (On The Way To The Peak Of Normal 1981)
8 Can – I’m So Green (Ege Bamyasi 1972)
9 Irmin Schmidt – Love (Musk at Dusk 1987)
10 Holger Czukay – Ode To Perfume (On The Way To The Peak Of Normal 1981)
11 Can – Spoon (Ege Bamyasi 1972)
12 Irmin Schmidt – Roll On Euphrates (Musk at Dusk 1987)
13 Holger Czukay – Cool In The Pool (Movies 1979)
14 Can – Moonshake (Future Days 1973)
15 Irmin Schmidt – You Make Me Nervous (Anthology Soundtracks 1978-1993)
16 Holger Czukay – Persian Love (Movies 1979)
17 Can – Half Past One (Landed 1975)
18 Irmin Schmidt – Mary In A Coma (Anthology Soundtracks 1978-1993)
19 Holger Czukay – Hollywood Symphony (Movies 1979)
20 Can – Dizzy Dizzy (Soon Over Babaluma 1974)
21 Irmin Schmidt – Nuts’N’News (Anthology Soundtracks 1978-1993)
22 Holger Czukay – – Der Osten Is Rot (Der Osten Is Rot 1984)
23 Can – Come Sta La Luna (Soon Over Babaluma 1974)
24 Irmin Schmidt and Kumo – Goat Footed Balloonman (Masters Of Confusion 2001)
25 Holger Czukay – Good Morning Story (Good Morning Story 1999 inc an introduction from Holger and info about the start of Can)
26 Irmin Schmidt and Kumo – Rakatenstadt (Axolotyl Eyes 2008)
27 Can – Turtles Have Short Legs (The Singles 2017)
28 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (Excerpt taken from the Recollections CD)