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This week on Prog-Watch it’s Part Two of my two-part collaboration with The Progressive Aspect on some of the best albums of 2021! More great TPA commentary on awesome progressive rock music from A Formal Horse, 3.2, Trettioariga Kriget, The Holy Family, The Paradox Twin, Steven Wilson, Three Colours Dark, This Winter Machine, Drifting Sun, and Mostly Autumn!

902: Prog-Watch and TPA Best of 2021, Pt. 2


As a warm-up (or bone-chill) for Samhain or Halloween, this week’s Prog-Watch is all about nightmares and the macabre! With songs concerning things spooky or supernatural from Alice Cooper, Atomic Rooster, King Crimson, Uriah Heep, Kansas, Rush, Anthony Phillips, Spock’s Beard, Pink Floyd, Steven Wilson, and Jethro Tull! Join me…if you dare!

843: Welcome to My Nightmare


This week’s Prog-Watch is a straight-up variety program full of great contemporary progressive rock! I’ve got fantastic stuff from Liquid Tension Experiment, Karmamoi, Jon Anderson, Sylvan, Steven Wilson, Ciccada, Renaissance, Bob Lord, The Franky Valentyn Project, The Man From Ravcon, RPWL, and Raven Sad! I hope you will join me!

821: Variety


This week on Prog-Watch it’s another variety program full of fabulous, contemporary progressive rock! I’ve got great stuff from Steven Wilson, Transatlantic, Asia Minor, District 97, Sonus Umbra, The Bedlam Furnaces, Kyros, Lifesigns, and 35 Tapes!

811: Variety


This week’s Prog-Watch is another straight-up variety program, with lots of diverse, contemporary progressive rock for your listening enjoyment! Tune in to hear great stuff from Steven Wilson, Failover, Simon McKechnie, Lunatic Soul, Steve Hackett, Transatlantic, Mushroom, The Bedlam Furnaces, SomeWhereOut, Bridgend, The Prog Collective, and Null Terminator!

809: Variety



THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #403 (What’s in a Number, Anyway?)

Mike’s not keeping track of anything this week… just playing great music.  Some new, some classic… including an overdue tribute to an amazing rhythm section who left us in 2020.


  • The Crown – “Surfing the RF” from Surfing the RF – Single on Independent (2021)
  • Free Human Zoo – “Corps Légers” from Aïki Do RéMy on Ex-tension (2013)
  • BLIXT (Bill Laswell, Raoul Bjorkenheim, Morgan Agren) – “Black Whole” from BLIXT on Cuneiform Records (2011)
  • Archaïa – “Sur Les Traces Du Vieux Roy” from Archaïa on Soleil Zeuhl (1977)
  • Liquid Tension Experiment – “Passage of Time” from LTE3 on InsideOut (2021)
  • Cynic – “Textures” from Focus on Roadrunner Records (1993)
  • Gordian Knot – “Arsis” from Emergent on Sensory (2003)
  • Gordian Knot – “Mutterspache” from Emergent on Sensory (2003)
  • OSI – “ShutDOWN” from Office of Strategic Influence on InsideOut Music (2003)
  • Steven Wilson – “Count of Unease” from The Future Bites on Caroline (2021)
  • Resistor – “Blackout” from Underground on MRR (2017)
  • Area – “Consapevolezza (Awareness)” from Arbeit Macht Frei on Kramps (1973)
  • Cardiacs – “A Little Man And A House” from A Little Man And A House And The Whole World Window on The Alphabet Business Concern (1988)
  • Psychoyogi – “Tender Loving Way” from Dangerous Devices on Psychoyogi (2020)
  • Ray Russell – “Six In-Six Out” from Fluid Architecture on Cuneiform Records (2021)

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I hope you will join me on Prog-Watch this week when I will be exploring some of the vast Musical World of Steven Wilson! We’ll hear great music from Porcupine Tree and his solo career, of course, as well as No-Man, Blackfield, and Storm Corrosion! (Plus, I’ll have a few surprises!)


805: The Musical World of Steven Wilson


Progressive Tracks Show #364 (Plague!)

Yes, yes… I know we’re not experiencing The Plague.  But our society is facing ‘a plague’ in many respects.
Anyway, I thought it was time to explore this subject through music…and it’s not a surprise that there’s plenty from which to choose.

  • Steven Wilson – “The Year of the Plague” from 4-1/2 on Kscope (2016 )
  • Cryptic Ruse – “Spores of the Concrete Plague” from Unfertile on Independent (2020)
  • Doctor Nerve – “Plague” from Skin on Cuneiform Records (1995)
  • Talamasca – “Reality Plague” from Rights of Passage on Mellow Records (1991)
  • Dustman Dilemma – “Breathless” from First Trip to the Roaring Plains on Baboon Fish (2013)
  • Bader Nana – “The Plague” from Wormwood on Bn Studio (2011)
  • Van Der Graaf Generator – “A Plague of Lighthouse Keepers” from Pawn Hearts on EMI (1971)
  • Thinking Plague – “Les Etudes D’Organism“ from In Extremis on Cuneiform Records (1998)
  • Nash The Slash – “Fever Dream (Marsden Version)” from Beside Companion on Artoffact Records (1978)
  • Mahavishnu Orchestra – “Eternity’s Breath, Parts 1 and 2” on Visions of the Emerald Beyond on Columbia (1975)

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