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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #398 (2021… A New Beginning?)

2020 is history!  We start a new year on the show this week.

Let’s start ‘fresh… But can we?

PLAYLIST:
  • Bill Laswell – “Nothing” from City of Light on Sub rosa (1997)
  • Devo – “Beautiful World” from New Traditionalists on Warner (1981)
  • Gerard Smith – “Waves of Confusion” from Lullabies in an Ancient Tongue on Beagletone (2021)
  • Custard Flux – “Quarantyne” from Oxygen on Independent (2020)
  • Midday Veil – “Asymptote” from Eyes All Around on Independent (2010)
  • Julie Slick – “Orange Soil (featuring Eric Slick and Marco Machera)” from Orange Soil on Independent (2020)
  • Quimper – “A Simple Sickness” from Dejado on Wormhole World (2020)
  • The Living Earth Show – “The North Pacific Garbage Patch” on The North Pacific Garbage Patch – Single on Independent (2020)
  • Jhimm – “Absent (Part 2)” from Absent on Independent (2020)
  • BaK – “Damage Done” from Damage Done – Single on Independent (2020)
  • Helmet of Gnats – “Junkfish” from Travelogue on Ambient Records (2020)
  • Mahogany Frog – “CUbe” from In The Electric Universe on (2021)
  • Einvigi – “Soturin Uni” from Sielulintu-Soturin on Inverse Records (2020)
  • The Tea Club – “Came at a Loss” from If/When on Independent (2019)

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #397 (ProgTracks’ Best of 2020)

2020 is basically history!

That’s the FIRST good news.

Another bit of good news is that, despite all the bad in 2020… the circumstances seemed to be a boon to music artists’ creativity.

There was a TON of great music made in 2020… and we’re going to explore some of that this week!

PLAYLIST:
  • Flairck – “The Stoned Wedding” from Back Alive! On Home Records (2020)
  • Ángel Ontalva & Vespero – Sea Orm from Live at the Astrakhan State Theatre of Opera and Ballet on octoberXart records (2020)
  • Le Grand Sbam – “Li (le feu)” from Furvent on dur et doux (2020)
  • Dai Kaht – “Wehr Mahrü” from Dai Kaht II on Soleil Zeuhl (2020)
  • SBONK – “Debula” from LAMIZUK on iMD-Experimental Rock (2020)
  • yllwshrk – “Arsenik” from I AM ALADDIN on EOA Recordings (2020)
  • Kanaan – “Seemingly Changeless Stars” from Odense Sessions on El Paraiso Records (2020)
  • Markus Reuter (featuring Fabio Trentini and Asaf Sirkis) – “Bogeyman” from Truce on MoonJune Records (2020)
  • Sonar with David Torn – “Cloud Chamber” from Tranceportation, Vol. 2 on RareNoise Records (2020)
  • Neptunian Maximalism – “To The Earth: NGANGA – Grand Guérisseur Magique de l’ère Probocène “ from Éons on I, Voidhanger Records (2020)  NOTE:  ALBUM OF THE YEAR

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #396 (Last New Music of 2020)

I’ll take this opportunity to express my heartfelt appreciation for all the artists who have not only persevered through this pandemic, but seemed to thrive on the alternating chaos and isolation.

We’re all better for your creative efforts.
This week we explore more of this year’s creations.
PLAYLIST:
  • Arch Echo – “Strut” from Story I – EP on Arch Echo (2020)
  • PAMPS! Les Pamplemousses Ethyliques – “Caracas” from Ozymandias on PAMPS! Les Pamplemousses Ethyliques (2020)
  • Meriadec Gouriou Trio – “Robertoy” from Meriadec Gouriou on Meriadec Gouriou (2020)
  • ORGANIC NOISES – “Hoondz” from reCreation on ORGANIC NOISES (2020)
  • Jonatan Piña Duluc – “Secuencia III, Confirmación” from Sountrack Vol. I, Secuencia  on Jonatan Piña Duluc  (2020)
  • Fractal Sun – “Visions II: Holographic Depiction” from Turmoil on 2076460 Records DK2 (2020)
  • Stick Men with Gary Husband – “CUSP” from Owari on MoonJune Records (2020)
  • Acadence – “Presence” from New Worlds on Acadence (2020)
  • Jumble Hole Clough – “Insomniac” from I can name the un-named boy on Jumble Hole Clough (2020)
  • Layma Azur – “Arlee” from Adéu on (2020)
  • Guy Buttery & Kanada Narahari – “Sonokota” from Nāḍī on Guy Buttery (2020)
  • The Grand Astoria – “Njanatiloka” from From the Great Beyond – EP on [addicted label] (2020)

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #395 (ProgMas?  No, More Like a ProgMESS 2020)

It’s another ProgMas show!

However, as we’re in the middle of a pandemic, this is more of a ProgMESS in 2020.  It’s almost like the strange times have caught up with the strange music…

Join in to celebrate the season in typically atypical Progressive Tracks style.

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #394 (The Style Remains The Same)

This week’s pretty simple:  New and Classic… Classics, spanning 50 years.

  • Arabs in Aspic – “Madness and Magic” from Madness and Madness on Karisma Records (2020)
  • Amon Düül II – “The Return of Ruebezahl” from Yeti on Liberty (1970)
  • Amon Düül II – “Eye Shaking King” from Yeti on Liberty (1970)
  • Ring Van Möbius – “Distant Sphere” from The 3rd Majesty on Apollon (2020)
  • Caravan – “Can’t Be Long Now (Francoise/For Richard/Warlock) from If I Could Do It All Over Again, I’d Do It All Over You on Decca Music Group Ltd (1970)
  • Needlepoint – “Shadow in the Corner” from The Diary of Robert Reverie on BJK Music (2018)
  • Van Der Graaf Generator – “Lost (The Dance in Sand and Sea/The Dance in the Frost)“ from H to He Who Am The Only One on Charisma (1970)
  • Quatermass – “Up On The Ground” from Quatermass on Harvest (1970)
  • Ring Van Möbius – “Illuminati” from The 3rd Majesty on Apollon (2020)
  • Miles Davis – “Miles Runs the Voodoo Down” from Bitches Brew on Columbia (1970)

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #393 (One of Those ‘Curious’ Shows)

In the past 2 weeks we’ve had a classic art rock show, and a psychedelic show.

So you Progressive Tracks faithful know it’s about time for… one of ‘THOSE’ shows.

Yeah, I’ve been scouring the internet for interesting new sounds for us to enjoy together.

Are you curious to hear what I’ve found?!

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #392 (The Current Lysergic)

There’s so much new psychedelic stuff out there, that it warrants another whole show.

I’m not sayin’ that’s a bad thing…

  • The Grand Astoria – “Us Against The World” from From The Great Beyond – EP on [addicted label] (2020)
  • Brown Spirits – “Parallels” from Vol 2 on Lysergic Library (2020)
  • Frozen Planet….1969 – “Rollback (Green Version) from Hydroculture on Pepper Shaker Records (2020)
  • Kamni – “Mandala 419” from Mandala on [addicted label] (2020)
  • Turtle Skull – “Leaves” from Monoliths on Art As Catharsis (2020)
  • Ozric Tentacles – “Humboldt Currant” from Space For The  Earth on Kscope (2020)
  • Iglesia Atomica – “Isla Rebelde” from La Guerra del Fin del Mundo on Clostridium Records (2020)
  • Perhaps – “Master Destroyer I & II” from Third on Independent (2015)
  • Lemurian Folk Songs – “Firelake” from Logos on Psychedelic Source Records (2020)
  • Los Acidos – “Empatía de Cristal” from Los Acidos on Necio Records (2020)

Feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #391 (The Art Rock Age)

Prog?  Progressive Rock?  Neither was a common descriptor in 1970.

But ‘Art Rock’ was.

Time marches on…and many albums turning 50 this year deserve some love before this tumultuous year ends.

So it’s all 1970 this week!

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #390 (Let’s Get Lost)

After the monumental events of the last few weeks, we ALL deserve a break.

And what better way to take a break, than to get lost in some great new music?  I can’t think of a better way either…so join me!

 

  • The Censors – “Realer Than Reality” from Snow Is Warm on The Censors (2020)
  • Gong Wah – “Let’s Get Lost” from Gong Wah on Tonzonen (2020)
  • Qüassi – “Solitario Spider” from Mareas on Qüassi (2020)
  • The Segue – “Exosphere” from Holograms on Lynx Music (2019)
  • Flairck – “Nepeta Cataria” from Back Alive! On homerecords.be (2020)
  • Metronhomme – “Di Una Moneta Che Cade” from Tutta Il Tempo Del Mondo Part 1 Oikos on Independent (2020)
  • The Crown – “Pivot & Pirouette” from Pivot & Pirouette – Single on The Crown (2020)
  • The Censors – “Snow Is Warm” from Snow Is Warm on The Censors (2020)
  • yllwshrk – “Pyramids” from I Am Aladdin on EOA Recordings (2020)
  • Jack O’ The Clock – “The Chauffeur” from No Outlet (volume 2:  2014-2018) on Independent (2020)
  • Herd Of Instinct – “Conjure” from  Unravel on Firepool Records (2020)
  • Snooze – “Feels Bad” from Still on Snooze (2020)
  • Scherzoo – “Le Reveil“ from 05 on Lizard Records (2020)
  • MOOP – “Tourments d’un socialiste sous un gouvernement rom” from MOOP on Independent (2017)
  • The Censors – “EOL” from Snow Is Warm on The Censors (2020)

Feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #389 (The Orange Referendum)

A show that reminds you to replace that rotting pumpkin from Halloween…

And a show that also reminds you to replace your rotting government…  

  • Cast – “Power and Outcome” from Power and Outcome on Progressive Promotion Records (2017)
  • Kansas – “Sparks of the Tempest” from Point of Know Return on Kirshner (1977)
  • King Crimson – “The Great Deceiver” from Starless and Bible Black (40th) on DMG (1974)
  • Lüger  – “Swastika Sweetheart” from Lüger on Giradiscos (2010)
  • No Man’s Valley – “Lies” from Outside the Dream on Tonzonen Records (2019)
  • Leah – “ Shores of Your Lies” from Otherworld EP on Ex Cathedra Records (2013)
  • Shineback – “Lies And Consequences” from Dial on Bad Elephant Music (2018)
  • Centric Jones – “Pyrrhic Victory” from The Antikythera Mechanism on ProgRock Records (2011)
  • Peter Matuchniak – “Victory” from Destiny on Melodic Revolution Records (2014)
  • Jellyfish – “Too Much, Too Little, Too Late” from Spilt Milk on Charisma (1993)
  • Jellyfish – “Brighter Day” from Spilt Milk on Charisma (1993)
  • Soulsplitter – “The Transition” from Salutogenesis on Just For Kicks (2019)
  • Cult of Luna – “Approaching Transition” from Mariner on Indie Recordings (2016)
  • Mouth – “The Balance” from rhizome on BluNoise Records (2009)

Feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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