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This week’s Prog-Watch has a “dream theme”! Every song will be about dreams or dreaming, with marvelous, melodious music provided by The Moody Blues, Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Gary Wright, The Flower Kings, Supertramp, The Electric Light Orchestra, Yes, Asia, John Lennon, The Zombies, O.R.k., Esquire, Jethro Tull, Downes Braide Association, Genesis, King Crimson, and The Allman Brothers Band!

831: Sweet Dreams

 


This week’s Prog-Watch is all about humankind’s favored pets…cats and dogs! Tune in to hear lots of great progressive sounds from The Rocket Scientists, The Flower Kings, Rush, Porcupine Tree, King Crimson, Pink Floyd, Mike Rutherford, Gentle Giant, The Alan Parsons Project, Stick Men, and more!

803: Cats and Dogs

 

THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #391 (The Art Rock Age)

Prog?  Progressive Rock?  Neither was a common descriptor in 1970.

But ‘Art Rock’ was.

Time marches on…and many albums turning 50 this year deserve some love before this tumultuous year ends.

So it’s all 1970 this week!

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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)

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I’m doing another of my b
and family tree explorations on Prog-Watch this week
and my subject is the mighty King Crimson! I’ll be spinning a few classic tunes from the b
and proper
and exploring their roots
and branches in the music of Giles, Giles & Fripp, McDonald & Giles, Peter Sinfield, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, David Cross & David Jackson,
and more! Come
and hear what I shake out of the KC Family Tree!

728: Shaking the Family Tree of King Crimson

 

 

Progressive Tracks Show #370 (The Beautiful Genre)

Progressive Rock is one of the most emotive and beautiful musical genres… so says I.

This week’s show is going to be a big ‘lighter’ overall; each track is beautiful in its own way… and of course, in my opinion.

And, sadly, we’ll have a tribute to another great artist… and that’s not just my opinion.

  • King Crimson – “Lady of the Dancing Water” from Lizard on DGM (1970)
  • King Crimson – “Cat Food” from In The Wake of Poseidon on DGM (1970)
  • Ahvak – “Bherta” from Ahvak on Cuneiform Records (2004)
  • Electric Mud – “Quiet Days On Earth” from Quiet Days On Earth on Independent (2020)
  • Atilla Engin & Mateo – “Take Care of Your Baby” from Turkish Delight on Arsivplak (1980)
  • Gary Husband & Markus Reuter – “Music of Our Times” from Music of Our Times on MoonJune Records (2020)
  • Jonathan & Corentin Aussems – “Uhb” from Idegael on homerecords.be (2016)
  • King Crimson – “Cadence and Cascade” from In The Wake of Poseidon on DGM (1970)
  • King Crimson – “Islands” from Islands on DGM (1970)
  • Ahvak – “Ahvak” from Ahvak on Cuneiform Records (2004)
  • El Tubo Elastico – “La marcha elástica de los enanitos” from La marcha elástica de los enanitos – Single on Independent (2020)
  • King Crimson – “Happy Family” from Lizard on DGM (1970)

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This week’s Prog-Watch is a Variety program with a Guest DJ Feature! I’ll be spinning tracks from Robyn Ferguson, Tarmak, Ubi Maior, Airbag, Silas and Saski, Nick D’Virgilio, Steve Thorne, and Haken! Our Guest DJ, Mr. Tony Zappa (no relation to Frank, he informs me) has chosen songs from Yes, Spock’s Beard, King Crimson, and Jon And Vangelis, and I’ll be mixing those in and reading Tony’s commentary!

723: Variety with a Guest DJ Feature

THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #359 (How Isolated IS Isolated?)

Isolation… we’re still in isolation!  Rather than listening to the tunes in your head, why don’t you listen to this, the unintended third part of “The Isolation Trilogy”.

PLAYLIST:

  • Lorenzo Feliciati – “Art of Mistake” from Rumble on Independent (2020)
  • Frequent Flyers – “Unnecessary” from Infinity on Independent (2019)
  • King Crimson – “The Light of Day” from Radical Action To Unseat The Hold of Monkey Mind on DGM (2016)
  • London Underground – “At Home” from Four on Musea (2018)
  • Blind Melon – “2×4” from Soup on Capitol Records (1995)
  • Sleepy Sun – “Open Eyes” from Fever on ATP Recordings (2010)
  • Sky Cries Mary – “Waves of Mourning” from Secrets of a Red Planet on Trail Records (2020)
  • Destroy Earth – “Sabir” from Sabir – Single on Independent (2020)
  • Bisbâyé  – “Sur l’isolement et la desolation” from Synkronik on Independent (2017)
  • Snooze – “Rainbow Bridge” from Familiaris on 649467 Records DK (2019)
  • Seven Impale – “Lemma “ from Contrapasso on  Karisma Records (2016)
  • Öz ürügülü   – “RDA” from Fashion and Welfare on Independent (2016)
  • Sky Cries Mary – “Trapeze Dancer” from Secrets of a Red Planet on Trail Records (2020)

If you have comments or suggestions for show topics/ music (always welcome), feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are almost 200 podcasts now!).

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