All posts for the month October, 2017

These Curious Thoughts – Surrounded by Roses

It Bites – Underneath Your Pillow

Sanguine Hum – Bubble Trouble

Gazpacho – The Cage

Tee – City

Gerard – The Acts of the Apostles

Taken – 1985

Combination Head – Clover Road ABC

Unifaun – End-Or-Fin

Jethro Tull – Sparrow On The Schoolyard Wall

Argos – Nursed By Giants Pt1 and Pt5

DeeExpus – Marty and the Magic Moose

The Progressive Tracks Show #233 (Descent Into Madness… A Halloween Tale), originally broadcast on Friday, October 27, 2017, is now available to download or listen to anytime you desire.

Not just Halloween music… but music that tells a Halloween story about someone you may know quite well.  This is one to really listen to with the lights off… just make sure to come back to reality after the final track!


  • Kingbathmat – “Fantastic Freak Show Carnival” composed by John Bassett from Fantastic Freak Show Carnival on Stereohead Records
  • Jono – “Man of Misery” from Silence on Jono Music
  • Sonus Umbra – “Doppelganger” from Snapshots from Limbo on Moonchild
  • Major Parkinson – “Beaks of Benevola” from Twilight Cinema on Degaton Records
  •  Jason Rubenstein – “Frankenstein On the Red Line” from New Metal from Old Boxes on Tonecluster Music
  • Major Parkinson – “Sanity Fair” from Major Parkinson on Degaton Records
  • Chelsea Wolfe – “Carrion Flowers” from Abyss on Sargent House
  • Corvus Stone – “Scary Movie Too” from Corvus Stone Unscrewed on Corvus Stone
  • Gideon Freudmann – “Escape to the Asylum” from The Cabinet of Dr Caligari on Octagon Records
  • Midday Veil – “Universes” from This Wilderness on Beyond Beyond is Beyond Records
  • Human Ottoman – “Demon Yard Sale” from  Power Baby on Independent
  • Halloween – Le Proces (The Trial) from Merlin on Musea
  • Subrosa – “The Usher’ from More Constant Than The Stars on Independent

If you have comments (always welcome), or suggestions for show topics/music, feel free to contact me anytime via email:

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

The Stranglers – Everybody Loves You When You’re Dead

Moongarden – Maiden of the Bow

The Buggles – Island

The Watch – Vacuum

Ars Nova – Ankh

Bi Kyo Ran – A Violent Nightmare

Rodger Hodgson – I’m Not Afraid

Mark Fox – Waiting For A Miracle

Genesis – Invisible Touch (12″ version)

The Enid – Villain Of Science

Gentle Giant – Nothing At All (Steven’s 7″ edit)

Kayak – Alibi

Quella Vecchia Locanda – Villa Doria Pamphili

Kenso – Arrivederci

Edition 57 of Peter Jones’ ‘Tales From The Tiger Moth’ show is now available as a podcast!


  1. Kaipa – Screwed-upness
  2. Lightspeed Legend – Spirit Of Man
  3. Michael Bentine – Football Results
  4. Camel – Airborn
  5. Steve Hackett – In the Skeleton Gallery
  6. Robert Ramsay – Wizard Ramsay And Wizard Wilfred
  7. Big Big Train – Experimental Gentlemen
  8. Weather Report – Scarlet Woman
  9. Soft Machine – Hazard Profile Part 1
  10. Francis Dunnery – Peace For Our Time
  11. Thin Lizzy – My Sarah
  12. Alan Bennett – Take A Pew
  13. Barock Project – Rescue Me
  14. Karfagen – Hopeless Dreamer
  15. Pete Jones – Follow You, Follow Me
  16. Kevin Gilbert – Tea For One
  17. Genesis – Watcher Of The Skies

Edition 116 of Sounds That Can Be Made is now available as a podcast!


Black Country Communion – The Last Song For My Resting Place (from BCCIV)
CIRCU5 – Stars (from CIRCU5)
Dave Kerzner – Static (from Static)
Lifesigns – Chasing Rainbows (from Cardington)
Caligula’s Horse – Fill My Heart (from In Contact)

Connect 4:
Barclay James Harvest – Science Fiction: Nova Lepidoptera (from XII)
Kracked Earth – When The City Sleeps (from When The City Sleeps)
Glass Hammer – Something’s Coming (from Journey Of The Dunadan)
Clive Nolan & Oliver Wakeman – By Your Side (from The Hound Of The Baskervilles)

Subsignal – Everything is Lost (from The Beacons Of Somewhere Sometime)

Jurassic Prog:
Emerson Lake & Palmer – The Barbarian (from Emerson Lake & Palmer)
Focus – Hocus Pocus (from Moving Waves)

Weend’O – Experience (from You Need To Know Yourself)
Abigail’s Ghost – Cinder Tin (from D_Letion)
Marillion – The Space (from Seasons End)
Budgie – I Turned To Stone (from Birdflight)
3 – Crazy Eyes (from Crazy Eyes)
Sylvan – Lost (from X-Rayed)

Monsters of Progzilla:

Strangefish – Ignorance Of Bliss (live)
Renaissance – Opening Out (live)
Jadis – Where In The World (live)
IQ – Frequency (live)
Sonata Arctica – The Last Amazing Grays (live)
Electric Light Orchestra – Do Ya (live)

Manning – James Fairfax (1922 – 1945) [An Average Man](from Margaret’s Children)

Steven Wilson – Permanating

Blackfield – Oxygen

Porcupine Tree – Time Flies

Steven Wilson – Telegraph Commercial

Porcupine Tree – Footprints

Porcupine Tree – Voyage 34

Steven Wilson – The Watchmaker (Live)

Porcupine Tree – Blackest Eyes

No-Man – Something Falls

Porcupine Tree – Even Less

Bass Communion – Transcendence

Steven Wilson – Home Invasion

Steven Wilson – Regret #9

Steven Wilson – Pariah

Steven Wilson – The Raven That Refused To Sing

Blackfield – Cloudy Now

Porcupine Tree – Fear Of A Blank Planet



Proving that prog isn't just for dinosaurs!
I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 217 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this edition we heard the following music:

  1. Kaipa – Children Of The Sounds
  2. Transpanda – Ew, It’s Everywhere
  3. Multi Story – Ahead Of Your Time
  4. Hadal Sherpa – Heracleion
  5. Icon – Elstree
  6. Fish – Fearless
  7. I Am The Manic Whale – The Milgram Experiment
  8. The Icicle Works – Love Is A Wonderful Colour (12″ Mix)
  9. Koyo – Jouska
  10. Twelfth Night – Last Song
  11. Kate Bush – Experiment IV (12″ Mix)
  12. Colin Tench Project – See How She Runs
  13. Penguin Cafe Orchestra – Perpetuum Mobile
  14. Liquid Tension Experiment – Acid Rain
  15. Björk – The Gate
  16. Vessels – Mobilise
  17. Soup – Sleepers
  18. Millenium – Are We Lost?
  19. Gentle Giant – Giant (Steven Wilson Mix)
  20. Kevin Gilbert – Goodness Gracious (Acoustic)

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Edition 105 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.


Arjen Anthony Lucassen‘s Star One – Earth That Was
After Forever – Imperfect Tenses
Aina – Revelations
Ayreon – Dawn Of A Million Souls
Winter in Eden – Critical Mass Part 1 – Burdened

Live at 11: Threshold
Watchtower on the Moon (live)
Liberty, Complacency, Dependency (live)
Coda (live)

Alarion – Waves of Destruction pt. I – Rising Tide
Alarion – Waves of Destruction pt. II – Struggle for Survival
Thomas Zwijsen – Perfect Storm

Album of the Week: Headspace – All That You Fear Is Gone
Your Life Will Change
The Day You Return
Road to Supremacy

Maiden uniteD– Die With Your Boots On

Weed’ô – Elea part 2

Amon Düül II – Flesh Coloured Anti-Aircraft Alarm

Space Circus – Funky Caravan

Naikaku – Hocus Pocus

‘5 in 50’ – this week featuring the selections of Jerry Ewing:

1/ Marillion – The Web

2/ AC/DC – Shake A leg

3/ Genesis – Firth of Fifth

4/ Pink Floyd – Comfortably Numb

5/ Anathema – Untouchable part 1 and part 2

Unitopia – The Great Reward

Golden Earring – The Vanilla Queen