Prog-Watch 1110 – The Musical World of Steve Winwood

March 7, 2024

This week on Prog-Watch I’m digging into some of the vast Musical World of Steve Winwood! From his early days in the Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, and Blind Faith, through to his chart topping solo years in the 1980s, Steve has had a long and diverse career! I hope you will join me in exploring […]

PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #539 (“Just Lay Back And Enjoy It”)

October 24, 2023

THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #539 (“Just Lay Back And Enjoy It”) Mike plays what he wants. What else do you need to know? So just lay back and enjoy it. PLAYLIST: Satisfaction – “Just Lay Back And Enjoy It” from Satisfaction on Decca (1970) [01:32] ABANAMAT – “Djinn” from ABANAMAT on Interstellar Smoke Records (2023) […]

Prog-Watch 1039 – Night of the Living PROG 2

October 6, 2023

This week’s Prog-Watch is a fantasy concert I am calling Night of the Living PROG 2! All live tracks from a dream line up of artists, including ELP, Pink Floyd, Renaissance, Gentle Giant, Traffic, Utopia, Yes, Tears For Fears, Kansas, Jethro Tull, Rush, and Camel! Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #518 (“The Centenarian Effect”)

May 23, 2023

THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #518 (“The Centenarian Effect”) Mike does a rather reflective show to mark the birth of his parents… 100 years ago! But, how on Earth did that happen without Mike aging? PLAYLIST: Happy Rhodes – “100 Years” from Many Worlds Are Born Tonight on Samson Music (1998) [01:56] Polychrome – “Cycle Of Life” from Equilibrium […]

Prog-Watch 1012 – Classic Instrumentals

March 23, 2023

Classic instrumentals are on tap this week! So get ready for a lot of great music (and just a few vocal-type sounds) from ELO, The Allman Brothers Band, The Alan Parsons Project, ELP, Traffic, Rush, The Edgar Winter Group, Genesis, Jethro Tull, Focus, Pink Floyd, and King Crimson! (Special thanks to my friend Steve Luttig […]

Prog-Watch 938 – Fantasy

September 22, 2022

Visit fantastical realms with Prog-Watch this week, where our theme is indeed fantasy! Tune in to hear lots of great sounds from Aldo Nova, The Tangent, Billy Joel, Introitus, The Kinks, Traffic, Patrick Moraz, Black Bonzo, Trevor Rabin, Mike Pinder, Paul Sutin & Steve Howe, Uriah Heep, Triumph, Mediaeval Baebes, and Steve Hackett! Play […]

The Podcast of Prog-Watch 917 is Available!

April 28, 2022

Take your best shot this week with Prog-Watch! On this little themed special we’ll hear from Utopia, Mansun, Anekdoten, Dennis DeYoung, UFO, Pineapple Thief, Rick Wakeman, Yes, Anthony Phillips, Kevin Ayers, Traffic, Saul Blease, Richard & Linda Thompson, Peter Hammill, and Fish! All in 90 minutes! 917: Take Your Best Shot  

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December 14, 2021

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. PLAYLIST: Alexander Page – “Mirage” from Mirage – Single on Independent (2021) Malady – “Alava Vaara” from Ainavihantaa on Svart Records (2021) Traffic – […]

PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #420 (Special 420 Edition)

June 15, 2021

THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #420 (“Special 420 Edition”) A show over 8 years in the making (translation: I had to do 419 other shows first). I would explain the theme of this show… but do I really have to? All I’ll say is that you might want to come ‘prepared’. PLAYLIST: The Jimi Hendrix Experience […]

The Podcast of This Week’s Prog-Watch is Available at!

April 22, 2021

This week’s Prog-Watch is another edition of EPIX! Just a handful of lengthy tunes will carry us through our time together and I’ll spread the love across the decades of our favorite genre! Tune in to hear great music from Yes, Pattern-Seeking Animals, Moon Safari, Traffic, and Genesis!  

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