This week on Prog-Watch it’s another of my themed specials, and the theme is family! Every song has to do with family and especially close family members (Mother, Father, Sister and Brother)! Music will be supplied by great classic and contemporary artists, including Jethro Tull, Genesis, Yes, Pendragon, Alan Parsons, Renaissance, Seven Steps To The Green Door, Queen, IO Earth, Traffic, The Nice, The Who, Dukes Of The Orient, and Peter Gabriel! Come along for a fun ride!
639: All in the Family
This week on Prog-Watch my special guest is multi-instrumentalist, composer, and arranger, Charlie Cawood! Charlie and I chat about his roots, his involvement in so many bands and projects (Knifeworld, Tonochrome, Lost Crowns, My Tricksy Spirit, Mediaeval Baebes, and more!) and his brand new album, Blurring Into Motion! Musically, we’ll hit on all of Charlie’s major projects, and hear some great selections from his first solo album (The Divine Abstract) and his new one!
On this week’s Prog-Watch I’m finishing up my coverage of the Australian musician, composer, and singer, Mark Trueack, of Unitopia and United Progressive Fraternity! Hear more of my chat with Mark, and lots of great music from both of his bands!
636: In Conversation with Mark Trueack of Unitopia and United Progressive Fraternity, Pt. 2
(If you missed Part One, you can still listen here: http://progwatch.com/622/)
This week on Prog-Watch my special guests are Mark Zonder and Gary Wehrkamp who have formed a new project called Zonder-Wehrkamp! (Mark is perhaps best know as the drummer for Warlord, Spirits Of Fire, and Fates Warning. Gary is probably best known as a member of Shadow Gallery, but has also worked with Arjen Lucassen, James Labrie, Doug Rausch, and also contributed to the first Roswell Six album.) Tune in to hear some of our chat, some music from the guys’ pasts, and some from their brand new project!
634: In Conversation with Mark Zonder and Gary Wehrkamp
This week I have more awesome Prog Rock variety, with Guest DJ selections from a listener and friend of the show by the name of Simon Forrest of Hove, UK. We’ll hear music from George Arriola, Marillion, ELO, Cirkus, Anathema, Rush, Nomadic Horizon, Fish, Porcupine Tree, SubLunar, and Cairo!
633: Variety with Guest DJ Selections
This week’s Prog-Watch is a themed special, and the theme is “Shhhh”! Every song relates to silence or quiet. We’ll hear music from great classic and contemporary artists including Mike + The Mechanics, Unitopia, Chris Squire, Paul Draper, Spock’s Beard, The Flower Kings, Sanguine Hum, Queensryche, Dave Kerzner, RPWL, The Barock Project, and Genesis! Come along for a fun ride!
This week’s Prog-Watch is an ALL NEW Variety program with lots of great stuff from some artists who are new to the show and some returning favorites! We’ll hear new music from The Gift, Rob Cottingham, Lazleitt, iamthemorning, Mindspeak, We Are Kin, and Nomadic Horizon! On top of all that, we will also have a house call from THE DOCTOR, Rob Fisher, who will be taking us on a voyage of Progressive Discovery with the latest album by the German band Cyril!
On this week’s Prog-Watch I’m finishing up my coverage of composer and keyboard wizard Andrew Colyer (which began in Prog-Watch 314)! Andrew and I chat about many of his side projects, his upcoming tour with Robert Berry’s 3.2, and what’s next for his main band Circuline! Along the way there will be plenty of great music from Circuline, Andrew’s solo and soundtrack work, and one from an album he did with the band Cell 15!
I have a lot of great stuff lined up for you on this week’s Prog-Watch! For starters, I’ll be catching you up on some of the latest Prog Rock releases from Izz, Pattern Seeking Animals, Introitus, Jordan Rudess, and Terry Draper, formerly of Klaatu! Plus, I’ll have a couple of listener dedications (Camel and U.K.), and there will also be a house call from THE DOCTOR, Rob Fisher, who will be taking us on a voyage of Progressive Discovery with the latest album by the Norwegian band Oak!
629: Variety + Oak on Progressive Discoveries
This week’s Prog-Watch is a wonderful variety program with lots of new music, plus some great selections from a Guest DJ by the name of David Graham of Hawick, Scotland! We’ll hear music from Magic Pie, The Tornados, Thank You Scientist, The Moody Blues, The Gift, Genesis, Freedom To Glide, Pallas, Drifting Sun, Swallow the Sun, and Gandalf’s Fist! All of that jammed into 90 minutes!
628: Variety with Guest DJ Selections
628: Variety with Guest DJ Selections