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Edition 281 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (501 in total), first broadcast 3 October 2021, is now also available to listen to anytime or download. Two hours of superb melodic & symphonic progressive rock. Plus this week, our fun quick fire proggy quiz and a review of Reflection Club’s ‘Still Thick as a Brick’ album by Bob Mulvey of The Progressive Aspect.

This Week’s Playlist

1 Cyan – Snowbound (For King and Country)
2 The Watch – The Fisherman (The Art of Bleeding)
3 Fractal Mirror – Shadow Man (Beyond Borders)
4 Fjieri – Endless (Endless)
5 Alcantara – The Visit (Single)
6 Finally George – Old Friend (Icy Skies)
7 Phil Lanzon – Look at the Time (48 Seconds)
8 Reflection Club – Foray of the Sharks (Still Thick as a Brick)
9 Drifting Sun – Forsaken Innocence Pt 1 (Forsaken Innocence)
10 Amanda Kim Sanderson – King of Kings (Spirits of the Witchwood)
11 Jon & Vangelis – Italian Song (Private Collection)
12 U.C. – Magnanimity (Time Distortion)
13 Caravan – If I Was to Fly (Its None of Your Business)
14 Joni Mitchell – Amelia (Hejira)
15 Steve Hackett – Natalia (Surrender of Silence)

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

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2100UTC) – main broadcast

Repeated Wednesdays 5am – 7am UK (0400 UTC) – for The Americas/Far East/Australasia (Tuesdays 9pm Pacific US/Midnight Eastern US) and Saturdays 6pm – 8pm UK (1700 UTC/1900 Europe, 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern).

Plus: A podcast of the show which you can stream anytime or download as a mp3 file is normally online by Monday evening each week, with links here and at progzilla.com/podcasts

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

On Prog-Watch this week it’s another installment of OUR PROGRESSIVE PLANET in which Dr. Rob Fisher and I will take you on a little tour of the vibrant progressive music scene in Germany! With music from Sylvan, Lucifer’s Friend, Subsignal, Panzerballett, Eloy, RPWL, Frequency Drift, Vanden Plas, Seven Steps To The Green Door, and Schmid and Arnold! We hope you will join us!

839: Our Progressive Planet – Germany

 

 

Super Furry Animals – Demons

The Fall – Bingo Master’s Break-Out

Dead Bob’s Boxset Bingo: ‘Brave’ by Marillion

 – The Hollow Man

 – Wave/Mad (live)

 – Cover My Eyes (live)

Rick Wakeman – Paint it Black

Yes – Dare to Know

Biffy Clyro – Medicine

Anthony Phillips – God If I Saw Her Now

Dead Bob’s Shellac-Attack: ‘Peter Gabriel 3 [Melt]’, Side 1

 – Intruder

 – No Self Control

 – Start

 – I Don’t Remember

 – Family Snapshot

 – And Through The Wire

The Who – Slip Kid

It Bites – Turn Me Loose

Simple Minds – The American (Extended Remix)

Colosseum – The Daughter of Time

Twelfth Night – Blue Powder Monkey

Peter Banks – Radio Foreplay

Radiohead – Bangers + Mash

 

Moron Police – The Stranger and the Hightide

Iron Maiden – Stratego

Dead Bob’s Boxset Bingo: ELO – The Classic Album Collection

 – The Diary of Horace Wimp

 – Wild West Hero

 – Mission (A World Record)

 – Ticket to the Moon

The Who – Squeeze Box 

The Tangent – The World We Drive Through (live)

Leprous – Out of Here

Toyah – Monkeys

Robert Fripp – Chicago 

Arctic Monkeys – American Sports

Abba – Does Your Mother Know

Dead Bob’s Shellac-Attack: Side 1 of ‘Under Wraps’ by Mr Jethro Tull, from Lowestoft

 – Lap of Luxury

 – Under Wraps

 – European Legacy

 – Later, That Same Evening

 – Saboteur

 – Radio Free Moscow

Nothing But Thieves – Emergency

U.K. – Mental Medication

Lorne Balfe – His Dark Materials (excerpt)

A PROG MILL special – featuring two hours of classic 70’s progressive rock epic tracks, selected by our regular contributor NIGEL CLIFF in Sunny Stourbridge. This show was first broadcast on Progzilla Radio 26 September 2021.

Here’s the playlist

1 Yes – Heart of the Sunrise (Fragile)
2 Neu! Hallogallo (Neu!)
3 Genesis – The Musical Box (Nursery Cryme)
4 Man – C’mon (Be Good to Yourself at Least Once a Day)
5 Supertramp – Fool’s Overture (Even in the Quietest Moments)
6 The Nice – Hang on to a Dream (Elegy)
7 Renaissance – A Song for All Seasons (A Song for All Seasons)
8 Yes – America (Atlantic Records Compilation)
9 Focus – Anonymus Two (Focus III)

(By the way – this was also the 18th Prog Mill Long Ones Special for Progzilla, and also happens to be the 500th edition of The Prog Mill in total!)

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

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2100UTC) – main broadcast

Repeated Wednesdays 5am – 7am UK (0400 UTC) – for The Americas/Far East/Australasia (Tuesdays 9pm Pacific US/Midnight Eastern US) and Saturdays 6pm – 8pm UK (1700 UTC/1900 Europe, 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern).

Plus: A podcast of the show which you can stream anytime or download as a mp3 file is normally online by Monday evening each week, with links here and at progzilla.com/podcasts

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

NEXT WEEK: Back to normal so get your proggy music suggestions rolling in!

The podcast for The Prog Mill edition 278 (498 in total), first broadcast 12 September 2021, is nuq availabkw to listen to anytime or download. Two hours of superb melodic and symphonic progressive rock.

Here’s the playlist

1 Genesis – Squonk (A Trick of the Tail)
2 Pre – Ascetic Eros (Ascetic Eros)
3 Mostly Autumn – Swallows (Graveyard Star 2 CD edition)
4 Now – Converging Universe – 2
nd Movement – The Light of Reason
(Spheres)
5 Lifesigns – Fortitude (Altitude)
6 Hats Off Gentlemen Its Adequate – Nostalgia for Infinity (Nostalgia for
Infinity)
7 The Emerald Dawn – Moonlight (Nocturne)
8 IT – Revolution (Nocturne)
9 The Gift – The Willows (Land of Shadows)
10 Abel Ganz – One Small Soul (The Life of the Honeybee and Other
Moments of Clarity)
11 David Minasian – Room With Dark Corners (Single)
12 The Nice – Country Pie (Five Bridges)

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

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2100UTC) – main broadcast
Repeated Wednesdays 5am – 7am UK (0400 UTC) – for The Americas/Far
East/Australasia (Tuesdays 9pm Pacific US/Midnight Eastern US) and
Saturdays 6pm – 8pm UK (1700 UTC/1900 Europe, 10am Pacific/1pm
Eastern).

Plus: A podcast of the show which you can stream anytime or download as a
mp3 file is normally online by Monday evening each week, with links here and
at progzilla.com/podcasts

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

The podcast for last Sundays PROG MILL LONG ONES SPECIAL is now available to listen to anytime you like. Just six epic tracks in 2 very proggy hours.

Playlist

1 Lee Abraham – Counting Down (Only Human)
2 Fragile – Sent Through The Morning (Beyond)
3 Tillison Reingold Tiranti – Mai Tornare (Allium – Una Storia)
4 Esthesis – Downstream (The Awakening)
5 Kite Parade – Stranded (Single)
6 Evership – Yet To Come – It Might Be (The Uncrowned King Act 1)

You can hear The Prog Mill on Progzilla Radio at these times every week
(www.progzilla.com/listen – via the tune in and other internet radio apps and
platforms – or ask your smart speaker to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”)
Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2100UTC) – main broadcast
Repeated Wednesdays 5am – 7am UK (0400 UTC) – for The Americas/Far
East/Australasia (Tuesdays 9pm Pacific US/Midnight Eastern US) and
Saturdays 6pm – 8pm UK (1700 UTC/1900 Europe, 10am Pacific/1pm
Eastern).

Plus: A podcast of the show which you can stream anytime or download as a
mp3 file is normally online by Monday evening each week, with links here and
at progzilla.com/podcasts

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

NEXT WEEK: Join us for some epic proggy tracks from the 70’s in a NIGEL’S PROGGY VAULTS LONG ONES SPECIAL

This week’s Prog-Watch is a variety program with a Guest DJ Feature, which will have lots of great stuff—new and old—for your listening pleasure! For my part I’ll be spinning fabulous music from Yes, Big Big Train, Smalltape, Kristoffer Gildenlöw, Gentle Giant, and Texel! I’ll also be mixing in selections from our Guest DJ, Mr. Jean-Marc Bonard of Lausanne, Switzerland! Jean-Marc has selected some fantastic stuff from Airquake, Genesis, Peter Gabriel, Arena, The Who, Marillion, and Caroline Shaw! Come along for a fun ride!

838: Variety with a Guest DJ Feature

 

Well, that was an unexpected adventure, wasn’t it?

I’m sorry that rebuilding the web server took so long, but we are now fully functional.

My sincere thanks to Bo Hansen for his invaluable help in getting us back up and running.

All our content is now available again and we have resolved most residual issues.

In case you have an issue accessing our services, you can still use the following links for our Live Stream and Chat Room, although that should no longer be necessary

If anyone does have a problem with the site, please email tech@progzilla.com and we will attend to the issues as soon as we possibly can.

Thank you all for your patience and support.

Much love.

Cliff

This week on Prog-Watch it’s Part Two of my coverage of Tony Lowe of the ESP Project and 22 Layers! We’ll hear more great music and chat, and Cheryl Stringall, Tony’s partner at the Sunn Creative label, even drops by! As if this was not enough, Dr. Rob Fisher is also doing a Progressive Discoveries feature on the latest 22 Layers album, Isotope! All this in 90 minutes!

836: In Conversation with Tony Lowe of the ESP Project and 22 Layers, Pt. 2