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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #450 (“Emerging From The [main]Stream”)

Free at last!

Mike emerges from 12 days of forced winter seclusion to bring you music that’s outside the mainstream.

Warning:  There may be some ‘cabin fever’ evident…

PLAYLIST:
  • Consider The Source – “There Was Time Now” from Hybrid Vol. 1:  Such As A Mule on Independent (2021)
  • Ghost Rhythms – “Thoughtography” from Spectral Music on Cuneiform Records (2021)
  • Plootoh – “Idra” from Plootoh on Independent (2011)
  • Sky Cries Mary – “Crystal Gazing” from Wandering In The Vastness on Trail Records (2021)
  • Yes – “Mood For A Day” from Fragile on Panegyric (1971)
  • Yes – “Heart Of The Sunrise” from Fragile on Panegyric (1971)
  • Périsélène – “Myosis” from CHIRAL on Périsélène (2021)
  • Périsélène – “Mydriase” from CHIRAL on Périsélène (2021)
  • Yes – “Roundabout” from Fragile on Panegyric (1971)
  • Consider The Source – “This Is The Way” from Hybrid Vol. 1:  Such As A Mule on Independent (2021)
  • Sky Cries Mary – “Can’t Find The Time (Foolish)” from Wandering In The Vastness on Trail Records (2021)
  • Sky Cries Mary – “Chaos At The Port” from Wandering In The Vastness on Trail Records (2021)
  • Ghost Rhythms – “Odradek” from Spectral Music on Cuneiform Records (2021)
  • Cruzeiro  – “Al Quibla” from Cruzeiro on Interstellar Smoke Records (2021)
  • Périsélène – “Hélio” from CHIRAL on Périsélène (2021)
  • Yes – “South Side Of The Sky” from Fragile on Panegyric (1971)And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at:  https://progzilla.com/category/podcast/progressive-tracks/ (there are over 285 podcasts now!).

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #449 (“Best of Prog – 2021”)

This week Mike celebrates a “baker’s dozen” of what he considers the best progressive music of 2021.

All he said is that his list is not like the others…

PLAYLIST:
  • Kairon;IRSE! – “An Bat None” from Polysomn on Svart Records (2020)  ***The One That Got Away Award***
  • Gájanas – “Geažehis áhpi” from Čihkkojuvvon on Bafe’s Factory (2021)
  • Poly-Math – “The Cadaver Tomb, Pt.2” from The Cadaver Tomb Pt.2 on Independent (2021)
  • Poly-Math – “Doublethink” from The Cadaver Tomb Pt.2 on Independent (2021)
  • smalltape – “Asylum” from The Hungry Heart on recordJet (2021)
  • smalltape – “Burning House” from The Hungry Heart on recordJet (2021)
  • Alco Frisbass – “Sélénite” from Le Mystère du Gué Pucelle on Independent (2021)
  • The Osiris Club – “Count Magnus” from The Green Chapel on Bad Elephant Music (2021)
  • Accordo dei Contrari – “Secolo Breve” from UR- on Cuneiform Records (2021)
  • Kanaan – “Mudbound” from Earthbound on Jansen Records (2021)
  • Krokofant – “Watcher of the Fries” from Fifth (with Ståle Storløkken & Ingebrigt Håker Flaten) on Rune Grammofon (2021)
  • Red Kite – “Red Kite Flight” from Apophenian Bliss on RareNoise Records (2021)
  • Vespero – “Soños no meu pelo” from Sonĝo on Tonzonen Records (2021)
  • Elephant9 – “Chasing The Hidden” from Arrival Of The New Elders on Rune Grammofon (2021)
  • Shamblemaths – “D.S.C.H. (9th String Quartet in Cm, Op. 100, mvts 1 & 2” from Shamblemaths 2 on Apollon Records (2021)  ***BEST ALBUM OF 2021***
  • Shamblemaths – “This River” from Shamblemaths 2 on Apollon Records (2021)  ***BEST ALBUM OF 2021***

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #448 (“Traveling Inside Your Brain”)

This week I reveal what I’ve REALLY been doing all these years with The Progressive Tracks Show.

I hope you don’t mind…

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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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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #446 (“The Non-Conformist, Holiday-ish Show”)

The Holidays.

Great for some… Painful for others…

We’ll explore the spectrum of moods this week.

PLAYLIST:
  • Et Cetera – “Et la musique tourne” from Et Cetera on Unidisc Music Inc. (1976)
  • Trifecta – ”Lie 2 Me And Take My Money” from Fragments on Kscope (2021)
  • Canyyn – “Bring Me Down” from Canyyn on 2575790 Records DK (2021)
  • Stick Men – “Hajime (feat. Gary Husband)” on Owari on Stick Men Records (2020)
  • Dyble-Longdon – “Between A Breath And A Breath” from Between A Breath And A Breath on English Electric Records (2020)
  • The Monkees – “Can You Dig It” from Head on Rhine (1994)
  • The Monkees – “Poll” from Head on Rhine (1994)
  • Pinn Dropp – “Vortex” from …Calling From Some Far Forgotten Land on Pinn Dropp (20210
  • Diablo Swing Orchestra – “Les Invulnérables” from Swagger And Stroll Down The Rabbit Hole on Candlelight Records (2021)
  • Stick Men – “Lark’s Tongue in Aspic, Part II (feat. Gary Husband)” on Owari on Stick Men Records (2020)
  • Nik Bartsch’s Ronin – “Modul 8_9 ii” from Randori on Ronin Rhythm Records (2006)
  • Trifecta – ”Voyage of Discovery” from Fragments on Kscope (2021)
  • TUNER – “Better Take Your Head Off” from TOTEM on iapetus (2005)
  • Kvasir – “Authenticity & The Illusion Of Enough” from 4 on Kvasir (2021)
  • Harvey Mandel – “Wade In The Water” from Cristo Redentor on Purple Pyramid (1968)
  • Brainticket – “Brainticket, Parts 1 and 2” from Cottonwoodhill on Purple Pyramid (1971)
  • Diablo Swing Orchestra – “Celebremos Lo Inevitable” from Swagger And Stroll Down The Rabbit Hole on Candlelight Records (2021)
  • Jethro Tull – “A Christmas Song” from Living In The Past on Chrysalis (1972)

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #445 (“The Low Sparks”)

“Low Sparks”…refers to the high-spirited, rebel-like undercurrent of the street.

And that certainly applies to the artists and music in this particular show.

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #443 (“Cathartic Journye”)

Trippy new tunes… and a classic trippy Golden Tracks album feature.

The music will fill in the colo(u)rs for you…

PLAYLIST:

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #442 (“Gratitude For A Cryme”)

It’ll soon be Thanksgiving in the United States, and I’m grateful that Progressive Rock is still moving forward on its long journey of over 50 years.

This week we’ll explore some great new music, and feature a Golden Tracks album that may be responsible for Prog’s longevity.

PLAYLIST:
  • The Moody Blues – “Peak Hour” from Days of Future Passed on Deram (1968)
  • Brand X – “Smacks of Euphoric Hysteria from Unorthodox Behaviour on Virgin (1975)
  • Genesis – “The Return of the Giant Hogweed” from Nursery Cryme on Charisma (1971)
  • Shamblemaths – “Knucklecog” from Shamblemaths 2 on Apollon Records (2021)
  • Wippy Bonstack – “Multi Mystery Knot” from Dataland on Mogul Intermissions (2021)
  • Aaron Laughlin – “Lost Coast Part 1” from Lost Coast on Odyssey Studios (2021)
  • Aaron Laughlin – “Lost Coast Part 2” from Lost Coast on Odyssey Studios (2021)
  • Genesis – “The Musical Box” from Nursery Cryme on Charisma (1971)
  • Stone From The Sky – “The Annapurna Healer” from Songs From The Deepwater on Independent (2021)
  • In-Dreamview – “Passageways Pt. I” from Triptych on Independent (2021)
  • In-Dreamview – “Passageways Pt. II” from Triptych on Independent (2021)
  • In-Dreamview – “Passageways Pt. III” from Triptych on Independent (2021)
  • Shamblemaths – “Lat Kvar Jordisk Skapning Teia Parts 1-4” from Shamblemaths 2 on Apollon Records (2021)
  • Shamblemaths – “Lat Kvar Jordisk Skapning Teia Part 5” from Shamblemaths 2 on Apollon Records (2021)
  • Shamblemaths – “Lat Kvar Jordisk Skapning Teia Parts 6-8” from Shamblemaths 2 on Apollon Records (2021)
  • Shamblemaths – “Lat Kvar Jordisk Skapning Teia Part 9” from Shamblemaths 2 on Apollon Records (2021)
  • Stone From The Sky – “Nuances De Fuzz” from Songs From The Deepwater on Independent (2021)
  • Genesis – “The Fountain of Salmacis” from Nursery Cryme on Charisma (1971)
  • Genesis – “Harold The Barrel” from Nursery Cryme on Charisma (1971)

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #441 (“Prog is an Island”)

This musical genre that we love puts us in a unique, and often isolated, sonic place.

I don’t know about you… but I’m OK with that.

PLAYLIST:
  • Bourbon – “La Triste Realidad” from Fuente VIeja on Spinda Records (2018)
  • Porcupine Tree – “Harridan” from Closure / Continuation on Music For Nations (2021)
  • King Crimson – “Formentera Lady” from Islands on Discipline Global Mobile (1971)
  • King Crimson – “Sailor’s Tale” from Islands on Discipline Global Mobile (1971)
  • Hanford Flyover – “Neutrino” from Neutrino – Single on Hanford Flyover (2021)
  • Bent Knee – “Baby in the Bush” from Frosting on Take This To Heart (2021)
  • Karkara – “Deliverance” from Nowhere Land on Stolen Body Records (2020)
  • King Crimson – “Islands” from Islands on Discipline Global Mobile (1971)
  • King Crimson – “Ladies of the Road” from Islands on Discipline Global Mobile (1971)
  • Hashshashin – “Bless Sequence” from Bless Sequence – Single on Independent (2021)
  • Plastic Woods – “Dragonfruit” from Dragonfruit on Spinda Records (2021)
  • October Equus – “Trapped in the Sea Ice” from Trapped in the Sea Ice – Single on OctoberXart (2021)
  • Bourbon – “Si Veis La Luz, Corred” from Fuente VIeja on Spinda Records (2018)
  • RUINS – “Gwodhunga” from Brother in the Wind & Gwodhunqa (Single and Comic Book Set) on SKiN GRAFT Records (2021)
  • Bent Knee – “The Upward Spiral” from Frosting on Take This To Heart (2021)
  • Bent Knee – “Set It Off” from Frosting on Take This To Heart (2021)
  • Bent Knee – “Pause” from Frosting on Take This To Heart (2021)
  • Paranoid Reverb – “Rain” from Billion Drops on Made of Stone Recordings (2020)
  • – “Ash” from Underground Summits Vol 1 on Psychedelic Source Records (2021)

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #440 (“The Prog Pipeline”)

It seems everything is backlogged these days, and this show is no different.

But having a backlog of new music in the pipeline to play for you… is a ‘problem’ I can handle.

PLAYLIST:
  • Possum – “Clarified Budder” from Lunar Gardens on Idée Fixe Records (2021)
  • Harpo Jarvi – “Hellgrammit” from Abuelo Blanc on Starhenge Records (2021)
  • Kanaan – “Pink Riff” from Earthbound on Jansen Records (2021)
  • Muun Bato – “Overture/Golden Lyre” from Paraphonic Vapors on Little Cloud Records (2021)
  • In Solastalgia, Either Way. – “Opia” from Morii on Independent (2021)
  • Dust Mountain – “Apollo” from Hymns For Wilderness on Svart Records (2021)
  • Vespero – “Stymphalian Birds” from Sonĝo on Tonzonen Records (2021)
  • Built For The Future – “Wasteland” from Wasteland – Single on Independent (2021)
  • Aphrayth – “Horrhyr” from Aphrayth on 23 Stab Wounds Records (2021)
  • Muun Bato – “Smoke Vision” from Paraphonic Vapors on Little Cloud Records (2021)
  • Dust Mountain – “Margaret” from Hymns For Wilderness on Svart Records (2021)
  • Possum – “Guest Of The Moon” from Lunar Gardens on Idée Fixe Records (2021)
  • Les Projectionnistes – “Transport” from Camera obscura on Les Projectionnistes (2021)
  • Harpo Jarvi – “Good Night, Margaret” from Abuelo Blanc on Starhenge Records (2021)
  • Aphrayth – “Dechyve” from Aphrayth on 23 Stab Wounds Records (2021)
  • Les Projectionnistes – “Pile ou face” from Camera obscura on Les Projectionnistes (2021)
  • Vespero – “Song Of Opaque” from Sonĝo on Tonzonen Records (2021)
  • electric orange – “Phenomenon” from Psi-Hybrid on electric orange (2021)

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