All posts for the month June, 2018

I’m delighted to announce that The Ancient One Show No 85 “Short Stories Vol 1”, is now available as a podcast.


1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Intro)
2 The Nice – Diamond Hard Blue Apples Of The Moon (Emerlist/Elegy 1967/1970)
3 Moon Safari – Lady Of The Woodl

Ayreon – Comatose

Nemo – Coma

Steve Hackett – Carry On Up The Vicarage

10cc – Second Sitting For The Last Supper (live)

Leap Day – Secret Gardener*

Pendragon – Comatose (i) View From The Seashore

Jump – The Sniper

Fractal Mirror – Enemies

Gungfly – Quasimodo

Leap Day – Little Green Men*

Frequency Drift – Sleep Paralysis

Fish – Exit Wound (excerpt)


  • From Dead Bob’s Album of the Week, ‘Awaking the Muse’ by Leap Day



Proving that prog isn't just for dinosaurs!

I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 245 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this edition we heard the following music:

  1. Arcane – Promise (Part 2)
  2. Frumpy – Good Winds
  3. Armonite – Clouds Collide
  4. Armonite – Freaks
  5. Genesis – Twilight Alehouse
  6. Fearing the Hill – Daybreak
  7. Colloseum II – Intergalactic Strut
  8. Colloseum II – The Inquisition
  9. Giles & Fripp (Ft Judy Dyble) – I Talk To The Wind
  10. Orbital – Lush
  11. Riverside – Second Life Syndrome
  12. Kino – People
  13. Ghost – Rats
  14. Ghost – Helvetesfonster
  15. He Chameleon – Ye Who Enter Here
  16. It Bites – The Old Man And The Angel
  17. Pinnacle – Stained Glass
  18. Rasasound – The Mirror
  19. Snarky Puppy – The Curtain
  20. Yuka & Chronoship – Visible Light
  21. Annie Haslam – Ripples

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Edition 150 of Sounds That Can Be Made is now available as a podcast!


King Crimson – 21st Century Schizoid Man (including Mirrors) (from In The Court Of The Crimson King)
Procol Harum – Repent Walpurgis (Fortuna) (from Procol Harum)
The Moody Blues – The Night (i. Nights In White Satin ii. Late Lament) (from Days Of Future Passed)
Wishbone Ash – The King Will Come (from Argus)
Atomic Rooster – Tomorrow Night (from Death Walks Behind You)
Emerson Lake & Palmer – Tarkus (from Tarkus)
Barclay James Harvest – She Said (from Once Again)
Genesis – The Fountain Of Salmacis (from Nursery Cryme)
Fruupp – Elizabeth (from Seven Secrets)
Gryphon – Checkmate (from Red Queen to Gryphon Three)
Nektar – Remember The Future (parts 1 & 2) (from Remember The Future)
Jethro Tull – Cross-Eyed Mary (from Aqualung)
Yes – South Side Of The Sky (from Fragile)
Pink Floyd – Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V) (from Wish You Were Here)

Edition 139 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.


Temples on Mars – Gods & Kings
Toundra – Zanzíbar
Dimh Project – Wolves in the Streets
The Contortionist – Clairvoyant
Oceans of Slumber – Winter

Live at 11: Nightwish live at Wacken Open Air, Wacken, Germany, August 3rd 2013

Song of Myself (live)
Storytime (live)
Bless the Child (live)

HighView – Simple Life
Roy Khan – Silent Crying

Album of the Week: Between The Buried And Me – Coma Ecliptic

The Coma Machine
Rapid Calm
Turn on the Darkness

Fates Warning – Firefly (live)

I’m delighted to announce that The Ancient One Show No 84, “Featuring Vol 3” is now available as a podcast. This features the band Riversea and 3 tracks from both the studio albums, Out Of An Ancient World (2012) and the recent release, The Tide.

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as the Intro)
2 Edensong – Cold City (Years In The Garden Of Years 2016)
3 Kaipa – A Map Of Your Secret World (Sattyg 2014)
4 Lebowski – Human Error (Cinematic 2010)
5 Riversea – The Song (Out Of An Ancient World 2012)
6 Riversea – Eden (Out Of An Ancient World 2012)
7 Riversea – Out Of An Ancient World (Out Of An Ancient World 2012)
8 The Flower Kings – Stardust We Are (Stardust We Are 1997)
9 Maglev – The H

Northern Star  7th June   2018.



Pallas Theme  Northern Star

  1. Tom Slatter – The Steam Engine Murders And The Trial Of Seven Bells John
  2. Therapy? – Callow
  3. The Dystopian Project – Death Leaves and echo
  4. Cosmus – Calico lane
  5. JCM – The real great escape
  6. How far to Hitchin – Helpless
  7. Armonite – Blue Curaçao
  8. The Sevateem – I would crash this ship to save my friend
  9. The Hollow Moon – Everything in Balance
  10. Kaprekar’s Constant – Call it a memory
  11. Unreal City – Il nido delle succubi
  12. The gift – Sweeper of dreams
  13. Twelfth Night – This City
  14. Ugly Roomers – Gettin through
  15. Delta works – Horology
  16. Perfect beings – Vibrational – The System and beloved
  17. Grill – Circadian patterns
  18. Matt Baber – Part 5
  19. Põhja Konn – Selle ilma igav kainus
  20. Head with Wings – Somewhere, something gives
  21. The Fierce and The dead – The Euphoric
  22. Spocks beard –  bullet proof
  23. D project – Tellme
  24. Cheer-Acccident – The mind-body experience
  25. Focus – Hamburger Concerto: a. Starter / b. Rare / c. Medium I / d. Medium II / e. Well done / f. One For The Road


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Justice – Horsepower

Combination Head – Particle Zoo*

James – Better Than That

Combination Head – Museum*

Big Country – Porroh Man (live)

ESP 2.0 – Gunshot Lips (Entropy Mix)

Abel Ganz – Looking For A Platform

Cleft – Alec Baldwin’s Hair

Orbital – Tiny Foldable Cities

Mike Kershaw – Gunning For The Gods

Genesis – The Battle of Epping Forest


*From Dead Bob’s Record of the Week, ‘Museum’ by Combination Head

Edition 149 of Sounds That Can Be Made is now available as a podcast!


Head With Wings – Somewhere, Something Gives (from From Worry to Shame)
The Paradox Twin – Planeta (feat. Kim Seviour) (radio version) from The Importance of Mr Bedlam)
Excorde – I’m the Storm (from I’m the Storm)
Phideaux – In Dissonance We Play (from We Only Have Eyes For You)
Agam – Subrahmanyena Rakshitoham (Onwards & Upwards) (from A Dream To Remember)

Connect 4:
UFO – Love to Love (from Lights Out)
The Michael Schenker Group – Desert Song (from Assault Attack)
Emerson Lake & Powell – The Bringer of War (from Emerson Lake & Powell)
Gary Moore – Nuclear Attack (from Dirty Fingers)

잠비나이 (Jambinai) – 그대가 잃어버린 그 모든 것들을 위하여 (For Everything That You Lost) (from 은서;隱棲 (A Hermitage))

Jurassic Prog:
Jethro Tull – Cold Wind To Valhalla (from Minstrel in the Gallery)
Camel – The Snow Goose (from The Snow Goose)

Amplifier – O Fortuna (from Insider)
Muse – Hysteria (from Absolution)

Monsters of Progzilla:

Marillion – Grendel (live)
Metallica – For Whom The Bell Tolls (live)
Twelfth Night – Sequences (live)
Deep Purple – Burn (live)
Porcupine Tree – Arriving Somewhere But Not Here (live)
Rainbow – Over the Rainbow/Kill the King (live)

Thin Lizzy – Don’t Believe A Word (from Johnny the Fox)