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Proving that prog isn't just for dinosaurs!

I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 260 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this edition we heard the following music:

  1. The Swan Chorus – My Dark Passenger
  2. The Swan Chorus – The Check
  3. Sarcophagus Now – Claw Of Crab
  4. Cleft – Frankenstein
  5. Manticore – Beginnings
  6. Pure Reason Revolution – In Aurelia (Live At Nearfest 2007)
  7. Pure Reason Revolution – Borgens Vor (Live At Nearfest 2007)
  8. Supertramp – Hide In Your Shell
  9. Tin Spirits – Summer Now
  10. David Bowie – Blackstar
  11. Steven Wilson – Don’t Hate Me
  12. Fernando Perdomo – Zebra Crossing
  13. Moksha – Starswarm
  14. Fish – Waverly Steps
  15. Riverside – The Day After
  16. Riverside – Acid Rain
  17. Silas Neptune – Mind Games
  18. Steve Hackett – The Steppes
  19. Steve Hackett – The Return Of The Giant Hogweed
  20. Steve Hackett – Spectral Mornings
  21. Rainburn – Suicide Note
  22. Tiger Moth Tales – The Palace
  23. Pink Floyd – Coming Back To Life

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Twelfth Night are recording the very first studio version of their classic song Sequences with vocals added for the first time by Mark Spencer.

Sequences, which appeared on the band’s 1984 Live And Let Live album, which was recorded at the very last dates the band performed with singer Geoff Mann. The song, one of the band’s most popular, was originally performed without vocals over 40 years ago and was a notable finale to the band’s live sets in the 80s. It tells the story of a young soldier going off to fight in the First World War and returning home a changed person.

“The time felt right to fill this major missing piece of our musical output and commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War”, drummer Brian Devoil told Prog.

The band have been recording at vocalist Spencer’s Dysfunction studio, and the new version will remain largely faithful to the original. “I had prepared a working version several years ago to help me learn the various parts to play live, so we were able to use this as a starting point,” explains Spencer, who sang with the band on their most recent live performances between 2012 and 2014.

“We have taken the opportunity to expand some sections, Mark has added some fantastic orchestration, and there may even be some surprise guests involved,” adds guitarist Andy Revell.

The plan is for the track to be ready in time for Armistice Day on Nov 11th. A limited edition CD will also feature a complete instrumental mix (in a nod to its original form), and some other alternative mixes/interpretations. A significant donation will be made to the Poppy Appeal from each copy sold. It will be available direct from the band’s web-site.


This new recording will receive it’s world premiere Radio play exclusively here on Progzilla Radio, as the centrepiece of an Armistice Day special show, marking the centenary of the end of the First World War.

This show will be broadcast at 10:59 GMT on Sunday 11th November.

News story originally published here: https://www.loudersound.com/news/twelfth-night-recording-new-version-of-sequences

Proving that prog isn't just for dinosaurs!

I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 259 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this edition we heard the following music:

  1. Queen – Death On Two Legs (Dedicated To…)
  2. Jim Steinman – Stark Raving Love
  3. Galahad – Year Zeroverture
  4. Galahad – Belt Up
  5. Brand X – Don’t Make Waves
  6. Tantor – Carrera De Chanchos
  7. Eberhard Schoener – Rhine Bow
  8. Eberhard Schoener – Natural High
  9. IQ – The Darkest Hour (Live)
  10. Mark Rowen – Love Is Like A Rock
  11. Karnataka – Secrets Of Angels
  12. Lonely Robot – The Boy In The Radio
  13. Southern Empire – Forest Fire
  14. Rush – Witch Hunt
  15. Laviantica – The Journey
  16. Queen – Innuendo
  17. Vangelis – Dervish D
  18. Nik Turner And Youth – Toltec Flying Pyramid
  19. Younger Brother – Spinning Into Place
  20. Jet Black Sea – Escape Velocity
  21. Sanguine Hum – Pen! Paper! Pen! Paper!
  22. Sanguine Hum – Speech Day
  23. Queen – Teo Torriatte (Let Us Cling Together)

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Proving that prog isn't just for dinosaurs!

I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 258 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this edition we heard the following music:

  1. Peter Gabriel – More Than This
  2. Mothertongue – Blue, Wicked Heart
  3. Encircled – The Obsession
  4. Encircled – Past Times
  5. Lunar Chateau – Aurora Borealis
  6. Giraffes Giraffes! – Heretical Doses
  7. Faust – Lights Flicker
  8. Human 2.0 – Progress
  9. Aisles – Club Hawaii
  10. Ian Anderson – Doggerland
  11. Dave Kerzner – The Lie
  12. Triumvirat – Spartacus
  13. Amorkiir – The Renaissance Man
  14. Granada – Hablo De Una Tierra
  15. Granada – 5 Setiembre
  16. Granada – Valle Del Pas
  17. Oh – Bee
  18. Big Big Train – Saltwater Falling On Uneven Ground
  19. Leap Day – Mind The Gap
  20. Tiger Moth Tales – Match Girl

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Proving that prog isn't just for dinosaurs!

I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 257 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this edition we heard the following music:

  1. The Yellow Box – The Forever Man
  2. Electric Light Orchestra – Kuiama
  3. Fusion Orchestra – Beginning End
  4. Yes – Sound Chaser (Steven Wilson Remix)
  5. Gunesh – Girl
  6. Gunesh – Parting
  7. Jason Rubenstein – Unequivocation
  8. Damanek – Ragusa
  9. Peter Gabriel – Games Without Frontiers (Demo)
  10. Haken – Cockroach King
  11. Sound Of Contact – Cosmic Distance Ladder
  12. Oneohtrix Point Never – Explain
  13. Not A Good Sign – Hidden Smile
  14. The Asteroid No.4 – Ghost Garden
  15. Atmospheres – Time I/II/III
  16. Mainframe – Start The New Day
  17. Mainframe – The Lattice
  18. Phideaux – The Error Lives On
  19. Phideaux – From Hydrogen To Love
  20. Tony Banks – Prelude To A Million Years
  21. Nick Mason – Can’t Get My Motor To Start

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Proving that prog isn't just for dinosaurs!

I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 256 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this edition we heard the following music:

  1. Møtrik – Impossible/Ok
  2. Artemiy Artemiev & Peter Frohmader – Mir
  3. Black Ladder – Bora Bora
  4. Black Mountain – Mothers Of The Sun
  5. Anna Meredith – Nautilus
  6. Cirrus Bay – Serenity In A Nutshell
  7. Cosmos Factory – Soundtrack 1984
  8. Cosmos Factory – Maybe
  9. Matter Of Taste – Communication
  10. Flying Colors – Infinite Fire
  11. Thank You Scientist – Blood On The Radio
  12. Cuasares – Cuasares
  13. Gösta Berlings Saga – Helgamarktz
  14. Gösta Berlings Saga – Svarta Hål Och Elljusspår
  15. King Crimson – Discipline (Jakko Jakszyk & Gavin Harrison Demo Recording)
  16. Blondie – Heroes (Live 1980)
  17. King Crimson – In The Court Of The Crimson King (Live 2015)
  18. F/I – Boots Of Ascension
  19. Taurus – Avernuss
  20. Ugly Roomers – Fowl Thoughts
  21. Umphrey’s Mcgee – Triangle Tear
  22. Valle Venia Ft Sam Brown – Outlines

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