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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #286
(Veterans / Armistice / Remembrance Day 2018)

We owe a lot… to a few.  And while playing music is far from adequate, it’s what The Progressive Tracks Show can do to commemorate their sacrifice.

Join me this week for some music appropriate for the day.

Remember, you can stream/download this, and any of the 125 previous editions of The Progressive Tracks Show broadcast on Progzilla Radio, any time you want at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks.

PLAYLIST:

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

P.S.  You can skip looking for these posts each week by subscribing to the podcast below!

You can interpret this title (and image) any way you want.

2018 has been a prolific year for progressive rock, as well as some other not-so-positive things.  The way you see things in general, may determine how you see this show.

In any case, you’ll hear a lot of great new music this week!

Remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks  (there are 125 now!).

– Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

Email: ProgTracks@KPTZ.org (Comments are always welcome)

PLAYLIST:

  • Terra Terra – “Entropy” from Terra Terra on Indie
  • Sanguine Hum – “Skydive” from Now We Have Power on Bad Elephant Music
  • Gosta Berlings Saga – “Over and Out” from Et Ex on InsideOutMusic
  • Vespero – “Flight of the Lieutenant” from Hollow Moon on Tonzonen Records
  • Argos – “The Days of Perky Pat” from Unidentified Dying Objects on Bad Elephant Music
  • Forgas Band Phenomena – “Pierre Angulaire” from L’Oreille Électrique on Cuneiform
  • Vespero – “Space Clipper’s Wreckage” from Hollow Moon on Tonzonen Records
  • Ben Harper – “People Lead” from Fight for Your Mind on Virgin Records
  • Terra Terra – “Big Pharma” from Terra Terra on Indie
  • Evership – “Monomyth” from Evership II on Independent
  • Argos – “Beneath The Valley Of Sleep” from Unidentified Dying Objects on Bad Elephant Music
  • Gosta Berlings Saga – “The Shortcomings of Efficiency” from Et Ex on InsideOutMusic

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

P.S.  You can skip looking for these posts each week by subscribing to the podcast below!

Halloween (All Hallow’s Eve… All Saint’s Eve… Samhain… however you refer to it) is upon us. So it’s time for us to explore some appropriately dark music, don’t you think?

Good!   I’m glad we agree.   Let’s get digging then…

Remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are 123 now!).

– Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

Email: ProgTracks@KPTZ.org (Comments are always welcome)

PLAYLIST:

  • Dead When I Found Her – “No More Nightmares” from Rag Doll Blues on ArtofFact Records
  • Patrick Grant – “Imaginary Horror Film, Pt. 2” from Fields Amaze and Other Strange Music on Peppergreen Media
  • Gutbucket – “Brain Born Outside of Its Head” from A Modest Proposal on Cuneiform Records
  • Gentle Giant – “Spooky Boogie” from Giant for a Day! on Chrysalis Records
  • The Mars Volta – “Cassandra Gemini” from Frances the Mute on Motown
  • The Mars Volta – “Cassandra Gemini: Tarantism” from Frances the Mute on Motown
  • The Mars Volta – “Cassandra Gemini: Plant a Nail in the Navel Stream” from Frances the Mute on Motown
  • The Mars Volta – “Cassandra Gemini: Faminepulse” from Frances the Mute on Motown
  • The Mars Volta – “Cassandra Gemini: Pisacis (Phra-men-ma)” from Frances the Mute on Motown
  • The Mars Volta – “Cassandra Gemini: Con Safo” from Frances the Mute on Motown
  • The Mars Volta – “Cassandra Gemini: Multiple Spouse Wounds” from Frances the Mute on Motown
  • The Mars Volta – “Cassandra Gemini: Sarcophagi” from Frances the Mute on Motown
  • Witchwood – “Rainbow Demon” from Handful of Stars on Jolly Roger Records
  • Goblin – “Black Forest” from Suspiria on Cinevox
  • Nash the Slash – “Stalker” from And You Thought You Were Normal on Cut-Throat Records
  • Gideon Freudman – “The Killer Is Caught” from The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari on CelloBop Music
  • Sleepytime Gorilla Museum – “Ossuary” from In Glorious Times on Web of Mimicry

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

P.S.  You can skip looking for these posts each week by subscribing to the podcast below!

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Realizing that we can’t always stick our heads in the sand… I was able to find a theme in the midst of everything I was planning to play this week!  So it’s time for a reality check.

I call it “The State of the World”.  Politics… espionage… climate change… country-first attitudes… gender relations… it’s all here.  Not many songs with lyrics, so you get to ‘feel it’.

Remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are 122 now!).

– Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

Email: ProgTracks@KPTZ.org (Comments are always welcome)

PLAYLIST:

  • Hanford Flyover – “Freefall” from Freefall on ORI
  • Far Corner – “Flim-Flam Man” from Risk on Cuneiform Records
  • Scherzoo – “Three Dimensional Disorder” from 04 on Soleil Zeuhl
  • Riverside – “The Struggle for Survival” from Wasteland on InsideOutMusic
  • Angel Ontalva – “Tarlaya Ektim Sogan” from Tierra Quemada on OctoberXart Records
  • Toby Driver – “Scaffold of Digital Snow” from They Are the Shield on Blood Music
  • Gosta Berlings Saga – “Island” from Glue Works on Cuneiform Records
  • Far Corner – “Past Deeds, Present Treacheries” from Risk on Cuneiform Records
  • Hanford Flyover – “Skeleton Woman” from Freefall on ORI
  • Riverside – “Vale of Tears” from Wasteland on InsideOutMusic
  • Edensong – “The Atman Apocalypse” from Years in the Garden of Years on Laser’s Edge

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

P.S.  You can skip looking for these posts each week by subscribing to the podcast below!

When a theme doesn’t come to me, I don’t ‘force it’…

Besides, the music in this show will stand on its own!

So take time to relax, put on your headphones, and immerse yourself in some quality new progressive rock. It may well be the most illuminating part of your day.

Remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are 121 now!).

– Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

Email: ProgTracks@KPTZ.org (Comments are always welcome)

PLAYLIST:

  • Electric Mud – “Suburban Wasteland Blues” from The Deconstruction Of Light on Timezone
  • D’accorD – “Growing Out of My Mind” from Up in Arms – Single on Lekrofon
  • PRoPoRTioNS – “Reboot” from Reboot on Propsmusic
  • Syndone – “Medea” from Mysoginia on Ma.Ra.Cash Records
  • Kikagaku Moyo – “Fluffy Kosmisch” from Masana Temples on Guruguru Brain
  • Pink Octopus – “Sevens” from Metamorphosis (Phase 1: Obtaining Instrumentalism) on Roadies Delight Records
  • Patrick Grant – “The Weights of Numbers” from Fields Amaze and Other Strange Music on Peppergreen Media
  • Pinn Dropp – “Human Corporate Machine” from Human Corporate Machine – Single on 766990 Records DK
  • Octavarium – “Time Dilation” from Out of Time on 872643 Records DK
  • Syndone – “12 Minuti” from Mysoginia on Ma.Ra.Cash Records
  • PRoPoRTioNS – “Cardiac Rescue” from Reboot on Propsmusic
  • Electric Mud – “Deadend Mind” from The Deconstruction Of Light on Timezone
  • Kikagaku Moyo – “Nana” from Masana Temples on Guruguru Brain

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

P.S.  You can skip looking for these posts each week by subscribing to the podcast below!

So much going on these days… it’s time to escape again for 90 minutes.  Know any good music we can listen to?  Don’t worry, I know some tunes!     ;o)

Take time to relax, put on some headphones, and immerse yourself in some quality new progressive rock. It may well be the most illuminating part of your day.

Remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are 121 now!).

– Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

Email: ProgTracks@KPTZ.org (Comments are always welcome)

PLAYLIST:

  • Jefferson Airplane – “Volunteers” composed by Balin/Kantner from Volunteers on RCA Records Label
  • Jefferson Airplane – “Plastic Fantastic Lover” composed by Balin from Surrealistic Pillow on RCA Victor
  • The Spacious Mind – “The Drifter” from The Drifter on Trail Records
  • Human Factor – “Longyear” from Let Nature Take Its Course on R.A.I.G.
  • Flür – “Landser” from Flür on L’Etourneur
  • Magick Pagoda – “Enter The Pagoda” from Enter The Pagoda – Single on Independent
  • Bend The Sky – “Disintegrate” from Expanse on Bend The Sky
  • Der Petunienmann von Metaluna Vier – “Rolf-Ulrich Kaiser” from Weisser Alarm  on Bellerphon Records
  • The Spacious Mind – “Euphoria, Euphoria” from The Drifter on Trail Records
  • Flür – “Planteur” from Flür on L’Etourneur

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

P.S.  You can skip looking for these posts each week by subscribing to the podcast below!

Being a DJ is similar to being a bartender in some ways…  and this week I’m serving up a tasty mix of what you need to hear.  C’mon in… pull up a stool, and stay a while.  Just don’t stiff me on the bill, OK?    ;o)

As the days get shorter, it’s time to put on some headphones and immerse yourself in some quality progressive rock.

Remember, you can stream/download this, and any of the 119 previous editions of The Progressive Tracks Show broadcast on Progzilla Radio, any time you want at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks.

Email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org  (Comments are always welcome)

– Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

PLAYLIST:

  • MetaQuorum – “Witchcraft Jazz” from Witchcraft Jazz on MetaQuorum
  • Star Period Star – “When Where Exceeds What” from Daylight Spending Time on Independent
  • Catu Kuá – “Ojos que no ven” from Que Vengan los Pájaros on Viajero Inmovil Records
  • Axon-Neuron – “Machina” from Dreamstate on Axon-Neuron
  • Mark Rowen – “Love Is Like A Rock” from Radiance on Independent
  • Deep Energy Orchestra – “Mysterious World” from Playing with Fire on 7d Media
  • Andrew Keeling and Otherworld – “Like Sandy Denny” from My Red Book on Spaceward
  • Larval – “When Bullet Meets Flesh” from Obedience on Cuneiform
  • Phideaux – “Inquisitor” from Infernal on Bloodfish Media
  • Star Period Star – “The Pragmatist” from Daylight Spending Time on Independent
  • Deep Energy Orchestra – “The Return” from Playing with Fire on 7d Media
  • Catu Kuá – “Voz Madre” from Que Vengan los Pájaros on Viajero Inmovil Records
  • MetaQuorum – “Chicken & Egg” from Witchcraft Jazz on MetaQuorum
  • Andrew Keeling and Otherworld – “Thanatos” from My Red Book on Spaceward
  • Mark Rowen – “Time To Leave” from Radiance on Independent

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

P.S.  You can skip looking for these posts each week by subscribing to the podcast below!