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Progressive Tracks Show #370 (The Beautiful Genre)

Progressive Rock is one of the most emotive and beautiful musical genres… so says I.

This week’s show is going to be a big ‘lighter’ overall; each track is beautiful in its own way… and of course, in my opinion.

And, sadly, we’ll have a tribute to another great artist… and that’s not just my opinion.

  • King Crimson – “Lady of the Dancing Water” from Lizard on DGM (1970)
  • King Crimson – “Cat Food” from In The Wake of Poseidon on DGM (1970)
  • Ahvak – “Bherta” from Ahvak on Cuneiform Records (2004)
  • Electric Mud – “Quiet Days On Earth” from Quiet Days On Earth on Independent (2020)
  • Atilla Engin & Mateo – “Take Care of Your Baby” from Turkish Delight on Arsivplak (1980)
  • Gary Husband & Markus Reuter – “Music of Our Times” from Music of Our Times on MoonJune Records (2020)
  • Jonathan & Corentin Aussems – “Uhb” from Idegael on homerecords.be (2016)
  • King Crimson – “Cadence and Cascade” from In The Wake of Poseidon on DGM (1970)
  • King Crimson – “Islands” from Islands on DGM (1970)
  • Ahvak – “Ahvak” from Ahvak on Cuneiform Records (2004)
  • El Tubo Elastico – “La marcha elástica de los enanitos” from La marcha elástica de los enanitos – Single on Independent (2020)
  • King Crimson – “Happy Family” from Lizard on DGM (1970)

If you have comments or suggestions for show topics/ music (always welcome), feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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Progressive Tracks Show #369 (Music I’ve Been Thinking About)

This week there’s no theme.  I’m just playing some music that I’ve been thinking about.

Sometimes it’s good to take a break from trying to create… and just concentrate on the music.

  • Dreamwind – “The Ghost Planet” from Dreamwind on Independent (2020)
  • Melange &  Jacco Gardner – “Ashokh” from Ashokh – Single on Independent (2020)
  • Beyond-O-Matic – “Plague of Bliss” from Time To Get Up on Trail Records (2010)
  • Psychyogi – “Master Plan” from Dangerous Devices on Independent (2020)
  • Professor Tip Top – “Data Mining” from Hybrid Hymns on Apollon Records (2019)
  • Onségen Ensemble – “Awalaï” from Awalaï on Pink Tank Records (2016)
  • Smokemaster – “Astral Traveller” from Smokemaster on Tonzonen (2020)
  • Spiralmaze – “The Longest Day (part II)  “ on Back to the Center on Independent (2014)
  • Paper Cat – “The Spider Song” from Buttered Noodles on Independent (2020)
  • Professor Tip Top – “Erebus” from Tomorrow is Delayed on Apollon Records (2020)
  • Vespero – “The Emanation of the Giant Albion” from The Four Zoas on (2020)

If you have comments or suggestions for show topics/ music (always welcome), feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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Progressive Tracks Show #368 (The Whole World’s Watching…)

Indeed, the whole world IS watching the United States… to see what becomes of us as a country.

This week we’ll explore historical and current issues through the power of music.

  • Roxy Music – “The Pride and the Pain” from The Thrill of it All on EG Records (1995)
  • The Doors – “Peace Frog” from Morrison Hotel on Rhino/Elektra (1970)
  • Chicago Transit Authority – “Prologue, August 29, 1968” from Chicago Transit Authority on Chicago Records (1969)
  • Chicago Transit Authority – “Someday (August 29, 1968)” from Chicago Transit Authority on Chicago Records (1969)
  • Rage Against The Machine – “Killing In The Name” from Rage Against The Machine on Epic Associated (1992)
  • Tohpati Bertiga – “Riot” from Riot on Tohpati Music (2019)
  • Tribal Tech – “Aftermath” from Illicit on Mesa/Bluemoon Recordings (1992)
  • Whalephant – “System of Behavior” from System of Behavior – Single on Independent (2015)
  • Mike Kershaw – “The Fear Quartet, Pt. III:  All That Matters is the Fear” from Arms Open Wide on Bad Elephant Music (2018)
  • Herd of Instinct – “Brutality of Fact” from Conjure on Firepool Records (2013)
  • Phideaux – “The Order of Protection (Two)” from Infernal on Bloodfish Music (2018)
  • The Muffins – “Hobart Got Burned” from Open City on Cuneiform Records (2011)
  • Perfect Beings – “The Golden Arc – Turn The World Off” from Vier on InsideOutMusic (2018)
  • Devo – “Later is Now” from Something for Everybody on Warner Records (2010)
  • Freak Kitchen – “We’ve Heard It All Before” from Freak Kitchen on Thunderstruck Productions (1998)
  • Angelo Badalamente – “Police” from Lost Highway Soundtrack on Interscope Records (1996)
  • Chevelle – “The Clincher” from This Kind Of Thinking (Could Do Us In) on Epic (2004)
  • Cheer-Accident – “Humanizing The Distance” from Fear Draws Misfortune on Cuneiform Records (2009)
  • Alco Frisbass – “Pas A Pas (Step By Step)” from Alco Frisbass on AltrOck Productions (2015)
  • Six O’Matic – “Vote For Pedro” from A Plague of Wealth on Independent  (2018)

If you have comments or suggestions for show topics/ music (always welcome), feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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Progressive Tracks Show #367 (2020 SeaProg-ish Festival #3)

Sadly, the 2020 SeaProg Festival has been cancelled due to COVID-19. But that doesn’t mean we can’t get acquainted with some of the artists who were scheduled to play for us.

This week it’s on of the best guitarists in the business, her all-star band, and other notable artists who have performed at previous SeaProg festivals.

  • Upwell – “In a Handbasket” from In Through The Outro on Upwell (2015)
  • Zero Times Everything – “Third Uncle” from Sound of Music on Independent (2020)
  • Jane Getter – “Inversion Layer” from Three on Big Fun Productions (2012)
  • Jane Getter Premonition – “Diversion” from On Tour on Big Fun Productions (2017)
  • Jane Getter Premonition – “Surprised” from On Tour on Big Fun Productions (2017)
  • Jane Getter Premonition – “Train Man” from On on Madfish Music (2015)
  • Cabezas De Cera – “Caravana” from Cabezas De Cera on Fonarte Latino, SA de CV (2000)
  • Jane Getter Premonition – “Logan (Would’ve Sounded Good On This)” from On on Madfish Music (2015)
  • Inner Ear Brigade – “25 Miles to Freedom” from Rainbro on AltrOck Productions (2012)
  • Jane Getter Premonition – “Somewhere Jam” from On Tour on Big Fun Productions (2017)

If you have comments or suggestions for show topics/ music (always welcome), feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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Progressive Tracks Show #366 (2020 SeaProg-ish Festival #2)

Sadly, the 2020 SeaProg Festival has been cancelled due to COVID-19. But that doesn’t mean we can’t get acquainted with some of the artists who were scheduled to play for us.

This week it’s Yaroslav Borisov and his Russian electro-chamber group HAPPY55 (among other projects).  And we’ll also feature other notable artists who have performed at previous SeaProg festivals.

If you have comments or suggestions for show topics/ music (always welcome), feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are over 200 podcasts now!).

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Progressive Tracks Show #365 (2020 SeaProg-ish Festival #1)

Sadly, the 2020 SeaProg Festival has been cancelled due to COVID-19. But that doesn’t mean we can’t get acquainted with some of the artists who were scheduled to play for us.

This week it’s Will Sol… aka, Prana Crafter. And we’ll also feature other artists who have performed at previous SeaProg festivals.

  • Zhongyu – “Tunnel at the End of the Light” from Zhongyu on MoonJune Records (2016)
  • Prana Crafter – “Pillow Moss Absorption” from Enter The Stream on Sunrise Ocean Bender (2018)
  • District 97 – “Blueprint” from Screens on MindScan Records (2019)
  • Prana Crafter – “Mycorhizzal Brainstorm” from Enter The Stream on Sunrise Ocean Bender (2018)
  • Prana Crafter – “The Spell” from Enter The Stream on Sunrise Ocean Bender (2018)
  • Prana Crafter – “As The Weather Commands” from MindStreamBlessing on Eiderdown Records (2017)
  • Panther Attack! – “Azrael Sleeps With Us” from Sung Amongst Shadows on Panther Attack (2014)
  • Moon Letters – “Sunset of Man” from Until They Feel The Sun on Moon Letters (2019)
  • Midday Veil – “The Current” from The Current on Translinguistic Other Records (2013)
  • Prana Crafter – “Jagged Mountain Melts at Dawn (Parts 1 and 2)” from Prana Crafter & Tarotplane – Symbiose  on Beyond Beyond is Beyond Records (2019)

If you have comments or suggestions for show topics/ music (always welcome), feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are over 200 podcasts now!).

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Progressive Tracks Show #364 (Plague!)

Yes, yes… I know we’re not experiencing The Plague.  But our society is facing ‘a plague’ in many respects.
Anyway, I thought it was time to explore this subject through music…and it’s not a surprise that there’s plenty from which to choose.

  • Steven Wilson – “The Year of the Plague” from 4-1/2 on Kscope (2016 )
  • Cryptic Ruse – “Spores of the Concrete Plague” from Unfertile on Independent (2020)
  • Doctor Nerve – “Plague” from Skin on Cuneiform Records (1995)
  • Talamasca – “Reality Plague” from Rights of Passage on Mellow Records (1991)
  • Dustman Dilemma – “Breathless” from First Trip to the Roaring Plains on Baboon Fish (2013)
  • Bader Nana – “The Plague” from Wormwood on Bn Studio (2011)
  • Van Der Graaf Generator – “A Plague of Lighthouse Keepers” from Pawn Hearts on EMI (1971)
  • Thinking Plague – “Les Etudes D’Organism“ from In Extremis on Cuneiform Records (1998)
  • Nash The Slash – “Fever Dream (Marsden Version)” from Beside Companion on Artoffact Records (1978)
  • Mahavishnu Orchestra – “Eternity’s Breath, Parts 1 and 2” on Visions of the Emerald Beyond on Columbia (1975)

If you have comments or suggestions for show topics/ music (always welcome), feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #363 (The Show of Many Themes)

I’m a bit scattered this week and could not decide on a theme… so there are many!  New music… classic music, Golden Tracks feature… a tribute… and a theme.

Hopefully it all comes together.

PLAYLIST:

  • Jonathan Hultén– “…And the Pillars Tremble” from The Dark Night of the Soul on Reflections Records (2017)
  • JPL – “Asiatic Grip” from Bienvenue sur la terre on Quadrifonic (2002)
  • Jethro Tull – “Play in Time” from Benefit on Chrysalis (1970)
  • Jethro Tull – “Inside” from Benefit on Chrysalis (1970)
  • Jack O’ The Clock – “The Wrong Child” on Outsider Songs on Independent (2015)
  • Child Abuse – “Child Support” from Imaginary Enemy on SkinGraft Records (2019)
  • Kansas – “Child of Innocence” from Masque on Kirschner (1975)
  • Discus – “System Manipulation” from …tot Licht! on Intrepid Music (2003)
  • Jethro Tull – “With You There To Help Me” from Benefit on Chrysalis (1970)
  • Jethro Tull – “Alive and Well and Living In” from Benefit on Chrysalis (1970)
  • Jonathan Hultén – “Nightly Sun” from The Dark Night of the Soul on Reflections Records (2017)
  • Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius – “Frame by Frame” from Frame by Frame – single on Melodic Revolution Records (2020)
  • Jethro Tull – “Just Trying To Be” from Benefit on Chrysalis (1970)
  • Discus – “Anne” from …tot Licht! on Intrepid Music (2003)

If you have comments or suggestions for show topics/ music (always welcome), feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are over 200 podcasts now!).

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #362 (The Psych Jam Keller)

Sometimes it’s good to stop… back up… and take time to decompress from all the madness. This week’s show is curated to allow you lose yourself in some great jams. Y’know, get your head straight.

And… it’s all new music!

PLAYLIST:

  • Vespero – “Tharmas” from The Four Zoas on Tonzonen Records (2020)
  • Kanaan – “Oresund” from Double Sun on El Paraiso Records (2020)
  • Satorinaut – “Hyperyaya” from Slow Psychedelic Speedrock on Aumega Project  (2020)
  • Oresund Space Collective – “Lost Milesage” from Experiments in the Subconscious on Space Rock Productions  (2020)
  • Elder – “Halcyon” from Omens on Armageddon Label  (2020)
  • Kanaan – “Of Raging Billows Breaking On The Sound” from The Odense Sessions on El Paraiso Records (2020)
  • Satorinaut – “Valley Path To The Source” from Slow Psychedelic Speedrock on Aumega Project  (2020)
  • Kanaan – “Double Sun, Pts. 1 & 2” from Double Sun on El Paraiso Records (2020)

If you have comments or suggestions for show topics/ music (always welcome), feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #361 (Independently Progressive)

The only thing harder than being isolated during the COVID-19 situation… is being an isolated independent artist in this situation. This  week we’ll explore some excellent music from artists who don’t have the support of massive labels (hoping that you listeners will do the supporting).

PLAYLIST:

  • Adrian Tăbăcaru – “Exordium” from Lucifer – A Rock Opera on Independent (2020)
  • Charts and Maps – “Take Me Back To Highland Park” from Dead Horse on 783454 Records DK (2011)
  • Sunwatchers – “Brown Ice” from Oh Yeah? on Trouble In Mind (2020)
  • Emme Phyzema – “Ode To F’s” from Ode To F’s – Single on Independent (2020)
  • Cryptic Ruse – “Clutching Its Last Stem Cell from Unfertile on Independent (2020)
  • Hovercraft – “Rain” from Fall on Independent (2020)
  • Jhimm – “Till The Empty Goes Away” from Absent on Independent (2020)
  • Psychoyogi – “One Way Track” from Dangerous Devices on Independent (2020)
  • Jumble Hole Clough – “Bassoons and Women’s Coats” from Bassoons and Women’s Coats on Independent (2020)
  • Stop Motion Orchestra– “Swiss Cheese Model” from Ugly Numbers on Independent (2020)
  • Adrian Tăbăcaru – “Lucifer” from Lucifer – A Rock Opera on Independent (2020)
  • Charts and Maps – “Pearl Divers of the Arabian Peninsula” from Dead Horse on Lost Children Net Label (2011)
  • Cryptic Ruse – “Mouths Without Throats” from Unfertile on Independent (2020)
  • Sunwatchers – “Thee Worm Store” from Oh Yeah? on Trouble In Mind (2020)

If you have comments or suggestions for show topics/ music (always welcome), feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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