Prog-Watch 504 - Epix, Vol. 2

This week's Prog-Watch? is a special centered on Progressive Rock epics! Five tracks only make up the 90 minute show! To avoid over-emphasizing the golden age, I have selected one track from each of the five decades of our favorite genre! We'll hear music from Marillion?, Phideaux Xavier?, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Pallas, and Discipline!

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Prog-Watch 503 - Variety

This week on Prog-Watch I've got nearly 90 minutes of fantastic Progressive Rock variety for your listening enjoyment! We'll hear from Gaillion, King's X, Steve Walsh, Stackridge, Dave Kerzner, The Flower Kings, Downes Braide Association, Steven Wilson, Art Griffin's Sound Chaser, Charlie Cawood, Eddie Jobson, and Evolve!

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Prog-Watch 502 - A Clouds Can feature + some variety

This week on Prog-Watch my special guests are the gentlemen from the German duo, Clouds Can! I have a feature on their new album Leave, and chat with Dominik Hüttermann and Thomas Thielen about their new "progressive pop" approach. (And with the aide of much coffee, Thomas is in fine form!) Aside from the Clouds Can music, I'm also spinning a few other great tunes by The Wood Demons, Armed Cloud, Servants Of Science, and Michael Crimson!

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Prog-Watch 501 - In Conversation With John Mitchell, Pt. 2

This week on Prog-Watch I'm finishing up my coverage of the ubiquitous John Mitchell! Hear the rest of our epic chat and lots of great music from his numerous bands and projects, including Lonely Robot, Arena, Frost*, and It Bites!

So ring in the New Year with one of the most prolific Progressive Rock artists of our time, the one and only John Mitchell!

P.S. If you missed the first part of my coverage of John, you can listen at Progwatch.com, at the link below:

446: In Conversation With John Mitchell, Pt. 1

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Prog-Watch Special - 101 Dimensions - December 2017-2

My turn on 101 Dimensions again, and again I am pushing the boundaries! Here's the playlist:

1. Lindisfarne – Winter Song (from the album Nicely Out Of Tune, 1971)

2. Patrick Moraz – Here Comes Christmas Again (from the album Future Memories I & II, 1985)

3. Atomic Rooster – Winter (from the album Atomic Rooster, 1970)

4. Keith Emerson – Troika (from The Christmas Album, 1999)

5. The Prog World Orchestra – Joy To The World (from the album A Proggy Christmas, 2012)

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Prog-Watch Holiday Special 2017

This week on Prog-Watch I'm taking a little bit of a break from the usual script writing, talking, and editing all the flubs! After a brief preamble, I will simply be playing nearly 90 minutes of holiday themed music from mostly progressive artists. Since I will not be announcing the artists and tracks, here is a proper playlist, in case you hear something new that you really like and want to know what it is:

1. Intro – Mike Oldfield – In Dulci Jubilo

2. Chris Squire & Alan White – Run With The Fox

3. Jethro Tull – Christmas Song

4. Jon Anderson – Three Ships

5. Trans-Siberian Orchestra – A Star To Follow

6. Trevor Rabin – O Come All Ye Faithful

7. Peter Noone & Herman's Hermits - Do You Hear What I Hear

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Prog-Watch 451 - Variety

This week on Prog-Watch I've got some great stuff from artists new to the show, some listener dedications, and a few classics! We'll hear from Believe, Tusmørke, Michael Trew, Turning Virtue, Airbag, Tiger Moth Tales, King Crimson, Victim Of Illusion, Porcupine Tree, iNFiNiEN, Gentle Giant, The Flower Kings, & Whiteside's Daughter!

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Prog-Watch 450 - Some Of The Best Of 2017

This week's Prog-Watch is our semi-annual collaboration with some of the merry reviewers at The Progressive Aspect, bringing you some of the best Prog Rock releases this year! We'll hear short reviews and sample music from ten of the best albums of 2017, as suggested by Mel Allen, Tony Colvill, Shawn Dudley, Rob Fisher, Jez Rowden, Roger Trenwith, and Leo Trimming. I'll also pick a favorite of my own, and run down the whole list of albums which were nominated, but not represented on the show. (We do only have 90 minutes, and more than 30 albums were suggested!) So join me this week for a year-end round-up of some of the best new music released this year in our favorite genre!

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Prog-Watch Special - 101 Dimensions - December 2017-1

My turn on 101 Dimensions again! I hope you enjoy! Here's the playlist:

1. Franky Valentyn Project – The Jovian Moon Suite (from the album All In A Dream, 2017)

2. Röyksopp – What Else Is There (from the album The Understanding, 2005)

3. Lunatic Soul – Lunatic Soul; and The Final Truth (from the album Lunatic Soul, 2008)

4. Röyksopp – Circuit Breaker (from the album The Understanding, 2005)

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Prog-Watch 449 - Variety

With all of the interview programs and specials I have done recently, I figured it was about time for a good old variety program, featuring great stuff released in the past year or two. So tune in for a lot of fabulous music from Playgrounded, I Am The Manic Whale, Hedfuzy, Paul Draper, Kaprekar's Constant, Godsticks, Karmamoi, The Far Meadow, 3RDegree, Projekt Gemineye, and Damian Wilson & Adam Wakeman!

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