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Come take a ride with me on this week’s Prog-Watch and we’ll drive into a Brave New World! (Well every song will be about some world, anyway…the new world, half the world, the real world, a fantasy world, etc.) Soundtrack provided by Michael Penn, The Moody Blues, Big Big Train, Rush, Conspiracy, The Alan Parsons Project, The Strawbs, Kansas, The Electric Light Orchestra, Black Bonzo, David Bowie, Roger Daltrey, Red Bazar, Be Bop Deluxe, and The Anderson Ponty Band!

840: Brave New World

 

This week’s Prog-Watch is the first of an occasionally recurring series that will explore different sub-genres of progressive rock! This first installment looks at symphonic prog, and we’ll hear great music from Yes, Camel, Renaissance, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Anglagard, Echolyn, Kansas, Focus, and Genesis!

833: Explorations, Vol. 1

 

THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #426 (“Still Relevant?”)

Mike contemplates his current relevance, while featuring music from the past 47 years.
If that sounds boring… the stimulating music will more than make up for it!
;o)
PLAYLIST:
  • The Samuel Jackson Five – “Britney Spears 4 President” from Same Same, But Different on Honest Abe (2004)
  • Good Thunder – “New Hundred” from yesyesyes on Independent (2012)
  • Plant My Bones – “The Scheme” from Stage 1.0 on Independent (2021)
  • Circle of Sighs – “A Crystal Crown of Cosmic Pain (extended version) from Narci on Metal Assault Records (2021)
  • Yuval Ron Trio – “Watching Over Shizutani-Kou Bay, Pt. 2” from Live Against The Virus on Independent (2021)
  • Aisles – “Disobedience” from Disobedience – Single on Independent (2021)
  • October Equus – “Una mirada furtiva en la noche saturnal” from Saturnal on AltrOck Productions (2011)
  • Kansas – “All The World” from Masque on Kirschner (1975)
  • Sonic Moon – “Usually I Don’t Care For Flowers” from  Usually I Don’t Care For Flowers on Independent (2019)
  • Kansas – “Magnum Opus” from Leftoverture on Kirschner (1976)
  • Splendidula – “When God Comes Down” from Somnus on (2021)
  • Kansas – “Bringing It Home” from Kansas on Kirschner (1974)

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This week’s Prog-Watch is a themed special called Home Sweet Home! With fabulous music by Peter Gabriel, Magenta, Blind Faith, Genesis, Jon & Vangelis, The Alan Parsons Project, Rod Argent & Colin Blunstone, Big Big Train, Boston, Paul & Linda McCartney, The Electric Light Orchestra, Jethro Tull, Kansas, Big Country, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, and Phil Collins!

828: Home Sweet Home

 

This week on Prog-Watch I have Part One of a two-part collaboration with The Progressive Aspect on some of the best albums of 2020! We’ll hear music from Blue Oyster Cult, Wobbler, Hats Off Gentlemen It’s Adequate, Elder, Three Colours Dark, Kansas, Pull Down The Sun, and Haken; and brief reviews by Mel Allen, Anthony Colvill, Shawn Dudley, Rob Fisher, Andrew Halley and Nick Hudson! (Part Two to follow one week hence.)

801: Prog-Watch & TPA Present Some of the Best of 2020, Pt. 1

 

 

Be on the lookout for a plethora of fabulous progressive rock music on this week’s Prog-Watch! We’ll hear from Days Between Stations, Kansas, Druid, Wobbler, Mesmerising, Vinyl Dial, Kepler Ten, Kaleidoreal, and Harmonium! As Yoda would say, “Miss it not!”

746: Variety

 

THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #389 (The Orange Referendum)

A show that reminds you to replace that rotting pumpkin from Halloween…

And a show that also reminds you to replace your rotting government…  

  • Cast – “Power and Outcome” from Power and Outcome on Progressive Promotion Records (2017)
  • Kansas – “Sparks of the Tempest” from Point of Know Return on Kirshner (1977)
  • King Crimson – “The Great Deceiver” from Starless and Bible Black (40th) on DMG (1974)
  • Lüger  – “Swastika Sweetheart” from Lüger on Giradiscos (2010)
  • No Man’s Valley – “Lies” from Outside the Dream on Tonzonen Records (2019)
  • Leah – “ Shores of Your Lies” from Otherworld EP on Ex Cathedra Records (2013)
  • Shineback – “Lies And Consequences” from Dial on Bad Elephant Music (2018)
  • Centric Jones – “Pyrrhic Victory” from The Antikythera Mechanism on ProgRock Records (2011)
  • Peter Matuchniak – “Victory” from Destiny on Melodic Revolution Records (2014)
  • Jellyfish – “Too Much, Too Little, Too Late” from Spilt Milk on Charisma (1993)
  • Jellyfish – “Brighter Day” from Spilt Milk on Charisma (1993)
  • Soulsplitter – “The Transition” from Salutogenesis on Just For Kicks (2019)
  • Cult of Luna – “Approaching Transition” from Mariner on Indie Recordings (2016)
  • Mouth – “The Balance” from rhizome on BluNoise Records (2009)

Feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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This week’s Prog-Watch is a variety program with a Guest DJ Feature! I’ll be spinning music from Kansas, O.A.K. (Oscillazioni Alchemico Kreative), Dyble-Longdon, The Hawkwind Light Orchestra, The Broken Bridges, and Tony Lowe’s ESP Project, and mixing in selections from our Guest DJ, Mr. Keith McCarthy of Newnham, England! Keith has selected some fabulous stuff from Fleetwood Mac, John Martyn, Anathema, Druid, and Camel! I hope you will come along for the ride!

 

740: Variety with a Guest DJ Feature

 

On this week’s Prog-Watch: brand new music from Kansas, Nick D’Virgilio, Turdetans, Blood Brothers, Hollow Water, and Frost*, plus great stuff from Farehaven, Michele Conta, and Man Till God! In addition, Dr. Rob Fisher returns for an in depth look at City Burials, the brand new album by Katatonia, on Progressive Discoveries!

725: Variety + Katatonia on Progressive Discoveries