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The Ancient One is pleased to say that Show No 121 “Short Stories Vol 6” is now online as a podcast. This is one of the series of shows that deals with shorter examples of progressive music. Hear 33 superb examples of the genre.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit Of The Dance (Excerpt used as Intro taken from Sundance, A Collection 1973-75 2019)
2 Argos – Willow Wind (Circles 2010)
3 Bram Stoker – Fast Decay (Cold Reading 2014)
4 The Nice -Diamond Hard Blue Apples Of The Moon (b-side of the single “America” 1968)
5 Focus – Round Goes The Gossip (Focus III 1973)
6 Riversea – Shine (The Tide 2019)
7 Pete Sinfield – A House Of Hopes And Dreams (Still 1973)
8 Family – Observations From A Hill (Family Entertainment 1969)
9 Jethro Tull – A Song For Jeffrey (This Was 1968)
10 Martin Orford – Ray Of Hope (The Old Road 2008)
11 Magrathea – The Magical Box (Legends 2004)
12 A Secret River – Colours Of Solitude (colours Of Solitude 2014)
13 Johannes Luley – Moments (Tales From Sheepfather’s Grove 2013)
14 Bruce Soord/Jonas Renkse – Wisdom Of Crowds (Wisdom Of Crowds 2013)
15 Deep Purple – Hush (Shades Of Deep Purple 1968)
16 Gazpacho – The Wizard Of Altai Mountains (Demon 2014)
17 Gandalf – Entrance/Corridor Of 7 Doors (Magic Theatre 1983)
18 Rob Reed – Salzburg (Sanctuary II 2016)
19 Grand Tour – It’s Come To This (Heavy On The Beach 2015)
20 Porcupine Tree – Waiting Phase 1 (Signify 1996)
21 Loonypark – Something to Forget (Perpetual 2017)
22 King Crimson – Cadence and Cascade (In The Wake Of Poseidon 1970)
23 Poor Genetic Material – Lost In Translation (Absence 2016)
24 Aperco – Life On A Screen (New release single from the album “Loving You” out in 2020)
25 Tony Patterson – The Magdalene Fields (Equations Of Meaning 2016)
26 Pymlico – Broken Glass (Nightscape 2018)
27 Willowglass – Willowglass (Book Of Hours 2008)
28 Traffic – Dear Mr Fantasy (1967)
29 When Mary – Soothing Stitches (Tainted 2017)
30 Ring Van Mobius -The Sea and The Universe etc (2 track single released in 2019)
31 Damanek – Skyboat (In Flight 2018)
32 Holger Czukay – Good Morning Story (Good Morning Story 1999)
33 The Windmill – Dendrophobia (Tribus 2018)
34 Armonite – Ghosts (And The Stars Above 2018)
35 Greenslade – Joie de Vivre (Excerpt used as Intro taken from Sundance, A Collection 1973-75 2019)

I am pleased to inform the 1000’s of avid Progzilla Radio listeners, that Show No 120 from The Ancient One is now available as a podcast. This is one of the series entitled “Tall Tales” and is a long track show. This is Vol 7 in the series.

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as the Intro..from The Immediate Collection)
2 Lazleitt – A Furtive Shelter Pts 1-9 (Perpetually Under Idle Grounds 2019)
3 Malady – Nurja Puoli (Toinen Tosta 2018)
4 Roine Stolt – Humanizzimo (The Flower King 1994)
5 Galasphere 347 – The Fallen Angel (Galasphere 347 2018)
6 Adventure – The Beacon Of Light Pt 1-4 (Beacon Of Light 2009)
7 Caravan – Nine Feet Underground Pt 1-8 ( In The Land Of Grey And Pink 1971)
8 Fish – High Wood Suite Pt 1-5 (A Feast of Consequences 2013)
9 Clepsydra – When The Bells Start Ringing ( The Gap 2019)
10 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as the Outro..from The Immediate Collection)

The Ancient One is again pleased to let everyone know that Show No 118 “The Concept Show Vol 6” is now available as a podcast. This show has 6 sections from concept albums, both old and new. Enjoy music from Ukraine, Germany, USA and UK.

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (Excerpt used as Intro taken from the 3cd boxset The Immediate Story)
2 Karfagen – Dragon Island Suite No 3 (Echoes From Within Dragon Island 2019)
3 Yacobs – The Time Machine Pts 1-6 (The Time Machine 2011)
4 Looking Glass Lantern – The Hound Of The Baskervilles Pt 1-5 (The Hound Of The Baskervilles 2014)
5 Spock’s Beard – Snow Pts 1-7 (Snow 2002)
6 Tim Hunter Living In A Looking Glass Pt 1-5 (Living in a Looking Glass 2019)
7 Jon Anderson – Olias Of Sunhillow Pts 6-14 (Olias Of Sunhillow 1976)
8 The Nice – Brandenburger (Excerpt used as Outro taken from the 3cd boxset The Immediate Story)

The Ancient One is very pleased to inform everyone that the latest show, No 117, “Mixed Bag Vol 9” is now available as a podcast on the website. This is one of the shows where “anything goes”.

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (Excert used as Intro from the 3cd Boxset The Immediate Story)
2 EliphasZ – Les Lieux De Memoire (Les Royaume des Poussieres – 2012)
3 Telegraph – Gravity (Mir – 2018)
4 Maneige – Les Porches Du Notre Dame (Les Porches – 1975)
5 The Swan Chorus – The House That Jack Built (The Swan Chorus – 2018)
6 Druckfarben -Second Sound (Second Sound – 2014)
7 Dawn – Endless (Darker – 2014)
8 Cirkus – Masterlord (Voodooland – 2019)
9 Phog – Promenade (Evidence – 2019)
10 Monarch Trail – Luminescence (Skye – 2014)
11 Eldberg – Side Medicine Spring Hour (Google translate!) (Par Er Heimer Hugans – 2015)
12 The Dead Ends – Peacocks 100 Eyes (Distant Shores – 2019)
13 Lobate Scarp – And We Tried (Spirals And Portals EP – 2019)
14 Citizen Cain -The Hunting Of Johnny Eue (Skies Darken – 2012)
15 The Nice – Brandenburger (Excert used as Outro from the 3cd Boxset The Immediate Story)

The Ancient One is very pleased to tell everyone that Show No 116, “The German Special Vol 2”, is now available as a podcast. This is one of the series of shows which highlights the Progressive music of a particular country. Over the 3 hours hear 12 stunning examples of said genre, both old and new.

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (Excerpt used as the Intro. From the 3cd boxset The Immediate Collection)
2 RPWL – We Are What We Are (Beyond Man And Time 2012)
3 Grobschnitt – Rockpommel’s Land (Rockpommel’s Land 1977)
4 Argos – A Thousand Years (Circles 2010)
5 Martigan – Fire On The Pier (Distant Monsters 2015)
6 Apogee – The Whispering From Outside (Conspiracy of Fools 2019)
7 Amon Duul II – Syntelman’s March of the Roaring Seventies ( Tanz Der Lemminge 1971)
8 Traumhaus – Die Andere Seite Pt 1-3 (Die Andere Seite 2008/2014)
9 Neuschwanstein – Battlement (Battlement 1978)
10 Can – Mother Sky (Soundtracks 1970)
11 Frequency Drift – Copper (Laid To Rest 2012)
12 Poor Genetic Material – Drowning The Book (Island Noises 2011)
13 High Wheel – Open Lines (Remember The Colours 1994)
14 The Nice – Brandenburger (Excerpt used as the Outro. From the 3cd boxset The Immediate Collection)

On a rather wet afternoon on Skye, I thought I would take the opportunity to upload the podcast for The Ancient One Show No 115 ” Mixed Bag Vol 8″. !2 tracks of superb music from Canada, USA, France, Sweden, Netherlands, Italy and UK.

Playlist.

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Intro from The Immediate Collection, a 3CD boxset)
2 Spaceport Union – This Town Will Kill You/Nebula (single/ep 2019)
3 Erik Norlander – After The Revolution (The Galactive Collective 2010)
4 Phog – Ricochet (Evidence 2019)
5 Spleen Arcana – A Picture Of Two Lovers In The Mist (The Field Where She Died 2009)
6 Anton Roolaart – The Plight Of Lady Oona (The Plight Of Lady Oona 2014)
7 Hollow earth – Behind The Ivory Gate (Out Of 2019)
8 Synaesthesia – Time, Tension and Intervention (Synaesthesia 2014)
9 Galleon – Long Lonely Shadows (King Of Aragon 1995)
10 The Far Meadow – Travelogue (Foreign Land 2019)
11 Focus – Answers Questions Questions Answers (Focus III 1972)
12 La Torre Dell’Alchimista – Cerbero (Neo 2007)
13 Hans Lundin – Narrow Escape (Recent 6 cd reissed 2019)
14 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Outro from The Immediate Collection, a 3CD boxset)

The Ancient One is again happy to state that the internet problems that surrounded the podcast for Show 113 have been overcome and the podcast for Show 114 Tall Tales Vol 6, is now available online. This is another in the series of long tracks.

The Pic was taken from Eyrie Studio Portree this morning, which was a dull and overcast (or as we would say Dreich).

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Intro taken from the 3cd boxset The Immediate Collection)
2 Brighteye Brison – The Magician’s Chronicles Pt 2 ( V 2019)
3 Abel Ganz – Obsolescence Pt 1-5 (Abel Ganz 2014)
4 Wobbler – Hinterland (Hinterland 2005)
5 Grand Tour – Grand Tour Pt 1+2 ( Heavy On The Beach 2015)
6 Manning – Amy Quartermaine (1862-1916 A perfect Childhood from Margaret’s Children 2011)
7 Moon Safari – Other Half Of The Sky (Blomljud 2008)
8 Grand Tour – Don’t Cry Now ( Clocks That Tick but Never Talk 2019)
9 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Outro taken from the 3cd boxset The Immediate Collection)

TAO is very happy that after serious internet problems, the podcast for Show No 113 is finally available up online. This is Short Stories Vol 5 and contains 38 tracks between 2 and 6 min in length.

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Intro taken from The Immediate Story a 3cd box set)
2 Focus – Black Beauty (1970)
3 Kevin Ayers – Singing A Song In The Morning (1970)
4 BeBop Deluxe – Jet Silver And The Dolls Of Venus (1978)
5 Deep Purple – Bird Has Flown (1969)
6 23rd Turnoff – Michaelangelo (1968)
7 Medicine Head – Rising Sun (1970)
8 Judas Pirest – Living after Midnight (1976)
9 The Kinks – Shangri-La (1973)
10 Van Der Graaf Generator – Theme One (1971)
11 Jade Warrior – Borne on the Solar Wind (1974)
12 Aphrodite’s Child – The Four Horsemen (1972)
13 Greatest Show On Earth – Magic Woman Touch (1970)
14 Sunforest – Magician In The Mountains (1968)
15 Fleetwood Mac – Man Of The World (1969)
16 Juicy Lucy – Who Do You Love? (1969)
17 Tea and Symphony – Armchair Theatre (1969)
18 Rare Bird – Sympathy (1969)
19 Julie Driscoll and The Brian Auger Trinity – Road To Cairo (1970)
20 Blodwyn Pig – Sing Me A Song That I know So Well (1969)
21 Iron Butterfly – In A Gadda Da Vida (single edit 1968)
22 Nirvana – Rainbow Chaser (1968)
23 Man – Angel Easy (1972)
24 Bell and Arc – High Priest of Memphis (1971)
25 Robert Plant – Big Log (1983)
26 Michael Chapman – Soulful Lady (1970)
27 Matching Mole – O Caroline (1972)
28 Mott The Hoople – Roll Away The Stone (1974)
29 The Purple Gang – Granny Takes A Trip (1968)
30 Uriah Heep – Lady In Black (1971)
31 Tintern Abbey – Vacuum Cleaner (1967)
32 Tudor Lodge – The Lady’s Changing Home (1968)
33 Strawberry Alarm Clock – Incense And Peppermints (1967)
34 Taste – Born On The Wrong Side Of Time (1969)
35 The Band – Move To Japan (1993)
36 Plain White Ts – 1,2,3,4 (2008)
37 Thundrclap Newman – Something In The Air (1969)
38 Episode Six – I Can See Through You (1967)
39 Focus – Sugar Island (1970)
40 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Outro taken from The Immediate Story a 3cd box set)

The Ancient One is delighted to say that Show No 112 is now available as a podcast. This is “The Karisma Records Show” where some of the artists that are releasing music via the Norwegian (mainly) progressive label are featured. There are 17 superb tracks contained within the 3 hour journey.

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Intro from the 3cd Boxset The Immediate Collection)
2 Lucy In Blue – Respire (In Flight 2019)
3 Caravela Escarlate – Atmosfera (Caravela Escarlate 2019)
4 Oak – False Memory Archive (False Memory Archive 2018)
5 Tusmorke – Toyens Hemmelighet (Fjernsyn I Farver 2018)
6 Ljungblud – Hassblad (Villa Carlota 5959 2017)
7 Galasphere 347 – The Voice Of Beauty Drowned (Galasphere 347 2018)
8 Jordsjo – Stifinner (Nattfiolen 2019)
9 Wobbler – In Taberna (Afterglow 2009)
10 Shaman Elephant – Shaman In The Wood (Crystals 2016)
11 Airbag – Disconnected (Disconnected 2016)
12 Ossicles – Will It Last (Music For Wastelands 2015)
13 Magic Pie – The Hedonist (Fragments of the 5th Element 2019)
14 D’Accord – Mon – Sat Pt 1+2 (D’Accord III 2013)
15 Fatal Fusion – Total Absence (Total Absence 2016)
16 Brimstone – This Is The Universe (Mannsverk 2014)
17 Nordagust – Mysterious Ways (In The Mist Of Morning 2009)
18 Bjorn Riis – This House (A Storm Is Coming 2019)
19 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Intro from the 3cd Boxset The Immediate Collection)

The Ancient One has great pleasure in announcing the birth of the podcast of Show No 111 “The Concept Show Volume 5” Hear music from Mike Oldfield, The Minstrel’s Ghost, Hibernal, Rick Wakeman and Karfagen. Large “chunks” of concept albums old and new.

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as the Intro from the 3cd boxset The Immediate Story)
2 Mike Oldfield – Songs Of Distant Earth Pts 1-9 (Songs From Distant Earth 1994)
3 The Minstrel’s Ghost – The Road To Avalon Pt 1 The Journey (The Road To Avalon 2013)
4 Hibernal – The Machine Pt 1-6 (The Machine 2013)
5 Rick Wakeman – The Myths And Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table Pt 1-9 (2016)
6 Karfagen – Dragon Island Suite No 2 (Echoes of Dragon Island 2019)
7 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as the Outro from the 3cd boxset The Immediate Story)