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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #412 (“ProgTracks 8th Anniversary”)

It’s the 8th Anniversary of the show!

No big deal.

412 shows… still not been sacked.    ;o)

PLAYLIST:

  • Julie Slick – “No I in Love You” from No I in Love You – Single on Independent (2021)
  • Andy Edwards – “The Anxiety Daemon” from Daemon on Independent (2021)
  • Godspeed You! Black Emperor – “Fire At Static Valley” from G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END! on Constellation (2021)
  • Black Midi – “John L” from Cavalcade on Rough Trade Records Ltd. (2021)
  • Himiko Cloud – “Sun Sloth” from Telemeres on Independent (2021)
  • Ciccada – “Who’s To Decide?” from Harvest on Bad Elephant Music (2021)
  • Gnidrolog – “Snails” on …In Spite of Harry’s Toe-nail on RCA (1972)
  • The Mercury Tree – “Otoliths“  from Countenance on Independent (2014)
  • Godspeed You! Black Emperor – “A Military Alphabet (five eyes all blind) (4521.0kHz 6730.0kHz 4109.09kHz) / Job’s Lament / First of the Last Glaciers / where we break how we shine (ROCKETS FOR MARY)” from G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END! on Constellation (2021)
  • Sproingg – “Lovebird Dogbane Receives Higher Education” from Clam on Independent (2020)

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are over 250 podcasts now!).

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Progressive Tracks Show #382 (The Anomalous Autumn)

It seems like Summer came
and went without even a notice…as the historic events of 2020 rolled inexorably on.

Now we find ourselves at the Autumnal Equinox…traditionally a time of balance, protection, comfort,
and letting go.  But what’s our future?  I’ll pose that it’s Precarious…
and Uncertain.

I, for one, don’t have a crystal ball… but together, we can take this next hour or so to explore some of this Anomalous Autumn’s possibilities.

  • Kavee – “Indian Summer” from Metempsychosis on Independent (2020)
  • Galliard – “Hear The Colours” from Strange Pleasure on Lake Erie Records (1969)
  • Pulsónica – “Qué Tara!” from Fuera de Tiempo on Viajero Inmóvil Records (2015)
  • Ill Wicker – “Fret” from Under Diana on Electricity Records (2014)
  • L
    anding
    – “Fluency of Colors” from Sphere on K Records (2004)
  • Mother Turtle – “Harvest Moon” from II on Mother Turtle (2016)
  • The Mercury Tree – “Colorfalls” from Five Seven EP on Independent (2007)
  • Thought Chamber – “Transcend” from Psykerion on InsideOutMusic (2013)
  • Faun Fables – “Intro: Darkness” from Light of a Vaster Dark on  Drag City (2010)
  • Obsidian Kingdom – “The K
    andinsky Group” from A Year With No Summer on Season of Mist (2016)
  • Sarcophagus Now – “Hibernation Man” from Sarcophagus Now on Independent (2018)
  • Faun Fables – “Hibernation Tales” from Light of a Vaster Dark on  Drag City (2010)
  • Faun Fables – “Outro: Light” from Light of a Vaster Dark on  Drag City (2010)

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 over 200 podcasts now!).

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Progressive Tracks Show #371 (The 2020 Experience)

Well, these are certainly strange times…

Some of us are getting out a bit more now, but who knows what the next few months may bring us?

All that we’re experiencing this year… MAY be what this show is about.

  • The Grand Astoria – “Welcome to the Club” from Punkadelia Supreme on Setalight Records (2013)
  • The Grand Astoria – “Then You Win” from Then You Win – EP on Setalight Records (2013)
  • Fervent Send – “Viral Chain Disease Brings Back the Faith” from Super Stereo on Independent (2019)
  • Radiohead –  Idioteque (Radio Edit) from Idioteque – Single  on Parlophone (2000)
  • Tryon – “Solitude By Numbers” from Wasted Time EP on Independent (2020)
  • Camel – “Metrognome” from Rain Dances on Decca (1977)
  • The Mercury Tree – “False Meaning“ from Countenance on Independent (2014)
  • Dave Kerman – 5uu’s – “Carousel of Progress” from Point of Views on Cuneiform Records 1996
  • Dai Kaht – “Dai Korönenn” from Dai Kaht II on  (2020)
  • Elliott Sharp / Carbon – “Just Another Day’s Work” from Datacide on Enemy Records (1990)
  • Tryon – “Saving Till The End” from Wasted Time EP on Independent (2020)
  • Eminence Ensemble – “The Way” from Real News on Independent (2019)
  • Elliott Sharp / Carbon – “Just Another Day’s Work” from Datacide on Enemy Records (1990)
  • Far Corner – “Outside” from Far Corner on Cuneiform Records (20040
  • Cirku5 – “Coming Home/My Degenerate Mind” from Cirku5 on ST Productions (2015)
  • BUSH – “Cold Contagious” from Razorblade Suitcase on Trauma Records  (1996)
  • Burak Ozmucur – “Expectations” from A Distant Light on Independent (2016)
  • Charlie Cawood – “Flicker Out Of Being” from Blurring Into Motion on BEM (2019)

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 over 200 podcasts now!).

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The Progressive Tracks Show #345 (Best of Prog – 2019)

This week we’ll explore some of the very best progressive rock of the year.

C’mon, do I really have to tell you it’s gonna be exceptional?

PLAYLIST:

  • Unit Wail – “égarés” from égarés on Soleil Mutant (2019)
  • Bent Knee – “Hold Me In” from You Know What They Mean on InsideOutMusic (2019)
  • Sonora Sunrise – “Poison” from The Route Through The Canyon on Trail Records (2019)
  • The Mercury Tree – “I Am A Husk” from Spidermilk on The Mercury Tree (2019)
  • Emmett Elvin – “Magnus Opium” from The End Of Music on Bad Elephant Music (2019)
  • Kanaan – “Act Upon The Mundane World” from Windborne on El Paraiso (2019)
  • The Far Meadow – “The Fugitive” from Foreign Land on Bad Elephant Music (2019)
  • The Wrong Object – “Rumble Buzz” from Into The Herd on MoonJune (2019)
  • Red Kite – “Ptah, The El Daoud” from Red Kite on RareNoise (2019)
  • Stephan Thelen – “Briefing For A Descent Into Hell“ from Fractal Guitar on MoonJune (2019)

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 well over 180 podcasts now!).

Most importantly, SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST below, so you’ll have it delivered to your fingertips weekly! ˅˅˅˅˅˅˅˅