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Yes, it’s polling time again!

We at Progzilla Radio want to know your favourite albums from several time periods, this time between the year 1977 to 1986. Voting for this decade will be open for the month of August, with the results broadcast in a special show in September, presented by Emma Roebuck. Then, during September, you may vote for the period 1987 to 1996 and so on!

Progressive Tracks #173

The Progressive Tracks Show #173 (SpAced Out), originally broadcast on Friday August 26, 2016, is now available to download or listen to any time you desire.

PLAYLIST:

  • Aisles “The Poet, Pt. I: Dusk” from Hawaii on Presagio Records
  • Autumn Electric “She Has a Supernova” from Star Being Earth Child on Independent
  • Armonite “Suitcase War (feat. Jacopo Bigi, Paolo Fosso, Colin Edwin & Jasper Barendregt)” from The Sun Is New Each Dayon Merry-Go-Sound
  • Aragon “For You Eyes” from Don’t Bring The Rain on Progressive Records
  • Aisles “Terra” from Hawaii on Presagio Records
  • Autumn Electric “Into the Grasp (Don’t Disturb the Sleepers)” from Star Being Earth Child on Independent
  • Armonite “Satellites (feat. Jacopo Bigi, Paolo Fosso, Colin Edwin & Jasper Barendregt)” from The Sun Is New Each Dayon Merry-Go-Sound
  • Aisles “In the Probe” from Hawaii on Presagio Records
  • Autumn Electric “Gather the Star Beings” from Star Being Earth Child on Independent

Enjoy!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

Audio Player

Edition 40 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.

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Playlist:

Green Carnation – Just When You Think It’s Safe
Fates Warning – Like Stars Our Eyes Have Seen
Amaseffer – Slaves For Life
Leprous – Echo

Epic at Eleven: Dream Theater – Illumination Theory

Orca – Pyramid
Haken – Cockroach King

Album of the Week: Stream of Passion – A War of Our Own

Out of the Darkness
The Curse
Exile

Pain of Salvation – Enter Rain

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As clichéd as it may be to say, there has never been, and will never be, another band like Beardfish. Sure, the Swedish progressive rock quartet (which formed 15 years ago) certainly possessed a bit of the compositional density and textural vibrancy of homeland peers like The Flower Kings, Karmakanic, and Kaipa, as well as shades of the rhythmic intricacies and vocal eccentricities of Gentle Giant, King Crimson, Yes, and especially Frank Zappa; nevertheless, the foursome’s eight studio LPs exhibited an exclusive blend of catchy melodies, complex and adventurous instrumentation (that often incorporated other genres, like funk, jazz, folk, classical, and metal), matchless singing, and perhaps most inimitably, a steady sense of tongue-in-cheek humor and jovial energy.

Read the full article here.

Thanks to Jordan Blum for allowing us to republish his article.