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The Ancient One is pleased to say that Show No 143, “Mixed Bag Vol 13” is now available as a podcast. This is an “anything goes” type of show and features Rick Wakeman, Minor Giant, Logos, Pink Floyd, Rick Miller, Genesis, Abel Ganz, Poor Genetic Material, Apogee, Jon Anderson, Agusa, Moron Police, Finisterre, Pattern Seeking Animals and The Crazy World of Arthur Brown.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit Of The Dance (excerpt from the Recollections cd)
2 Rick Wakeman – Valles Marineris (The Red Planet 2020)
3 Minor Giant – On The Road (On The Road 2014)
4 Logos – Paesaggi Di Insomnia (Sadako e le Mille Gru di Carto 2020)
5 Pink Floyd – Sheep (Animals 1977)
6 Rick Miller – Correct To The Core (Belief In The Machine 2020)
7 Genesis – One For The Vine (Wind And Wuthering 1976)
8 Abel Ganz – Sepia And White (The Life Of The Honey Bee and Other Moments of Clarity 2020)
9 Poor Genetic Material – The Garden Pt 1-5 (Here Now 2020)
10 Apogee – Endurance Of The Obsolete (Endurance Of The Obsolete 2020)
11 Jon Anderson – First Born Leaders (1000 Hands Chapter One 2020)
12 Agusa – Landet Langerson (Agusa 2017)
13 Moron Police – Isn’t It Easy (A Boat On The Sea 2019)
14 Finisterre – Orizzonte Degli Events (Finisterre XXV 2020)
15 Pattern Seeking Animals – Lifeboat (Prehensile Tails 2020)
16 The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown – Fire! (single)
17 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (excerpt from the Recollections cd)

The Ancient One is pleased to say that the podcast for Show No 142 “Tall Tales Vol 9” is now available. This show highlights some excellent long tracks from Ukraine, Germany, Netherlands, Australia and the UK.

Playlist.

1 Greenslade – Spirit of the Dance (excerpt used as Intro)
2 Pacifica – The Mariner
3 Sunchild – Under The Wrap Pt 1-3
4 David Gilmour – Echoes ( Live In Gdansk)
5 Apogee – Overruled
6 Focus – Eruption Pt 1-5
7 Unitopia – Tesla
8 Patchwork Cacophony – Fairytale Pt 1-4
9 Genesis – Dancing With The Moonlit Knight.
10 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (excerpt used as Outro)

The Ancient One is delighted to say that Show No 141 is now available as a podcast. This is one of the series, Short Stories Vol 6, which are shorter songs, all under 6 minutes. Hear music from Germany, Switzerland, Norway, France, USA, Belgium, Australia, Ireland, Japan, Israel, Brazil, Netherlands, Sweden and the UK.

There is also the chance to enter the competition to win the Cds released by Kimmo Porsti (Wayfarer) and Bernard and Porsti (Gulliver). Kimmo and Marco are 2/3rds of the band Samurai of Prog, and to enter the competition, all I want to know is, who is the 3rd member of the core trio in Samurai of Prog? Answers by 21st August (I know the show says 18th, but I’ve extended it by a couple of days) to jim@progzilla.com Good Luck.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit of the Dance (excerpt from the Recollections CD)
2 Argos – Papership Dreams (Cruel Symmetry)
3 Bram Stoker – Climbing The Gyrosphere (Cold Reading 2014)
4 Clepsydra – Sunrise/Sunset (Hologram 1991)
5 Damanek – Mooncatcher (In Flight 2018)
6 Caravan – In The Land Of Grey and Pink (In The Land of Grey and Pink 1971)
7 Fish – A Feast Of Consequences (A Feast of Consequences 2013)
8 David Gilmour – Smile (On An Island )
9 Haze – Grey To Blue (The Last Battle 2013)
10 IQ – The Sense in Sanity (Subterranea 1997)
11 Jethro Tull Songs From The Woods (Songs From The Woods)
12 Kerrs Pink – Hourglass (Tidings 2002)
13 Lazuli – Dieter Bohm (Le Fantastique Envol de Dieter Bohm 2020)
14 Martigan – On Tiptoe (Distant Monsters 2005)
15 Neuschwanstein – Loafer Jack (Battlement 1978)
16 Martin Orford – Take It To The Sun (The Old Road 2008)
17 Porcupine Tree – Halo (Deadwing 2005)
18 RPWL – Far Away From Here (Tales From Outer Space 2019)
19 Days Before Ststions – The Man Who Died Two Times (In EXtremis 2013)
20 Toon Martens Project – Ginkgo Biloba (TMP 2011)
21 Unitopia – Nothing Lasts Forever (Artificial 2010)
22 ELP – The Sheriff (Trilogy 1972)
23 The Windmill – The Continuation (The continuation 2015)
24 Fruupp – Annie Austere (The Prince Of Heaven’s Eyes 1974)
25 Yuka and Chronoship – Old Ship On The Grass (Ships 2018)
26 Zenit – Pulsar (The Chandresekhar Limit 2013)
27 Aperco – Another Day to Live (The Battle 2016)
28 The Blue Nile – Seven am (Hats 1989)
29 Caravela Escarlata – Um Brilho Fragil No Infinito (Caravela Escarlata 2017)
30 D’Accord – Mr Moonlight (D’accord III 2013)
31 Elephants of Scotland – Full Power (Home Away From Home 2013)
32 Focus – Red Sky At Night ( Ship Of Ghosts 1976)
33 Hidden Lands – Over Again (Lyksalightens O 2016)
34 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (Excerpt from the Recollections CD)

The Ancient One is very pleased to say that Show No 140 is now available as a podcast. This is a very special show, tracing the history of the band, Abel Ganz, from the beginning in 1980 to the release of the latest album, The Life Of The Honey Bee and Other Moments Of Clarity.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit of the Dance (Excerpt from the Recollections CD used as the intro)
2 One Small Soul (The Life Of The Honey Bee and Other Moments of Clarity 2020)
3 You and Yours (Gratuitous Flash 1994)
4 Gratuitous Flash (Gratuitous Flash 1994)
5 The Hustler (Gullible’s Travels 1995)
6 Dream Away (Gullible’s Travels 1995)
7 The Danger Of Strangers Pt 1-2 (The Danger Of Strangers 1998)
8 Rain Again Pt 1-3 (The Danger Of Strangers 1988)
9 Stranger In Your Heart (The Deafening Silence 1994)
10 It’s Different Now (The Deafening Silence 1994)
11 Looking For A Platform (Shooting Albatross 2008)
12 Sheepish (Shooting Albatross 2008)
13 Obsolescence Pt 1-5 (Abel Ganz 2014)
14 The Dead Zone (Gratuitous Flash Remastered 2016)
15 The Life Of The Honey Bee and Other Moments Of Clarity (The Life Of The Honey Bee and Other Moments of Clarity 2020)
16 The Light Shines Out (The Life Of The Honey Bee and Other Moments of Clarity 2020)
17 Thank You (Abel Ganz 2014)
18 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (Excerpt from the Recollection CD used as the outro)

The Ancient One is delighted to say that Show No 97 is now available as a podcast. This is one of the PB4X shows from 2018. The Prog Before Xmas is an annual “mini festival” held in the Drygate Brewery in Glasgow at the beginning of December. This show featured Glen Brielle (creative vehicle for Hugh Carter, one of the original members of Abel Ganz), Sloth Metropolis, The Comedy of Errors (replacing Grand Tour, the creative vehicle for Hew Montgomery, another Abel Ganz original), Abel Ganz and Galahad. The radio show was broadcast weeks before the gig as a sampler of the evening.

This was not put online as a podcast at the time due to some of the music being demo material from upcoming albums. This is no longer a problem so here is that superb show.

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Intro)
2 Hugh Carter (Abel Ganz) – You And Yours (Gratuitous Flash 1994)
3 Hugh Carter Biography Pt 1
4 Hugh Carter (Abel Ganz) – Sheepish (Shooting Albatross 2008)
5 High Carter Biography Pt 2
6 Hugh Carter (Glen Brielle) – Mr Valentine
7 Hugh Carter (Glen Brielle) – Thatcher
8 Sloth Metropolis Biography Pt 1
9 Sloth Metropolis – Old World (Origins 2017)
10 Sloth Metropolis – Across The Ocean (Origins 2017)
11 Sloth Metropolis – Forest (Origins 2017)
12 Sloth Metropolis Biography Pt 2
13 Sloth Metropolis – The Grove (Origins 2017)
14 Sloth Metropolis – Swift Metropolis (Origins 2017)
15 Sloth Metropolis Biography Pt 3
16 Sloth Metropolis – Transmutation (Origins 2017)
17 Grand Tour – It’s Come To This (Heavy On The Beach 2015)
18 Hew Montgomery Biography Pt 1
19 Grand Tour – On The Radio (Heavy On The Beach 2015)
20 Hew Montgomery Biography Pt 2
21 Grand Tour – Back In The Zone (segment from Clocks That Tick but Never Talk 2019)
22 Grand Tour – Clocks That Tick But Never Talk (segment from Clocks That Tick But Never Talk)
23 Grand Tour – The Panic (Clocks That Tick But Never Talk 2019)
24 Grand Tour – Slumber Sweetly (Clocks That Tick But Never Talk 2019)
25 Abel Ganz – The Danger Of Strangers Pt 1 + 2 (The Danger Of Strangers 1988)
26 Abel Ganz – Ventura (Shooting Albatross 2008)
27 Interview with Davie Mitchell Pt 1
28 Abel Ganz – Honey Bee (The Life Of The Honey Bee and Other Moments Of Clarity 2020)
29 Interview With Davie Mitchell Pt 2
30 Abel Ganz – One Small Soul (The Life Of The Honey Bee and Other Moments Of Clarity 2020)
31 Interview With Davie Mitchell Pt 3
32 Galahad – Empires Never Last (Empires Never Last 2015/2017)
33 Galahad – Iceberg (Quiet Storms 2017)
34 Stu Biography
35 Galahad – Dust (extended Edit) (Seas Of Change 2018)
36 Galahad – Smoke (extended Edit) (Seas of Change 2018)
37 The Nice – Brandenburg (Excerpt used as the Outro)

The Ancient One is pleased to say that the show from PB4X 2019, from late 2019, is now available as a podcast. At the time it was recorded, featuring the bands appearing at the annual Prog Before Xmas gig in the Drygate Brewery in Glasgow, it was not uploaded as a podcast due to some of the music not yet released by 1 of the bands. The album containing this music is now available, hence the chance to put the show online.

This show features the bands: Jennifer Clarke Band, Grand Tour (replaced on the gig by Long Earth), Abel Ganz and Wobbler.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit Of The Dance (Excerpt from the Recollections CD)
2 Jennifer Clark Band – Biography Part 1
3 Jennifer Clark Band – Ascan
4 Jennifer Clark Band – EVA
5 Jennifer Clark Band – Ascendent
6 Jennifer Clark Band – Biography Part 2
7 Jennifer Clark Band – Re-Entry
8 Jennifer Clark Band – Heliosphere
9 Jennifer Clark Band – Biography Part 3
10 Grand Tour – Time Runs Out (Heavy On The Beach)
11 Grand Tour – On The Radio (Heavy On The Beach)
12 Hew Montgomery – Biography
13 Grand Tour – Shadow Walking (Clocks That Tick But Never Talk)
14 Grand Tour – Game Over ( Clocks That Tick But Never Talk)
15 Abel Ganz – Spring (Abel Ganz)
16 Abel Ganz – Portion Of Noodles (Abel Ganz)
17 Abel Ganz – Thank You (Abel Ganz)
18 Mick Macfarlane (Abel Ganz) – Q and A Part 1
19 Abel Ganz – One Small Soul (The Life of the Honey Bee and Other Moments of Clarity)
20 Mick Macfarlane – Q and A Part 2
21 Abel Ganz – Summerlong (The Life Of The Honey Bee and Other Moments Of Clarity)
22 Mick Macfarlane – Q and A Part 3
23 Wobbler – The First Years/Hinterland Info
24 Wobbler – Rubato Industry (Hinterland)
25 Wobbler – Afterglow Info
26 Wobbler – In Taberna (Afterglow)
27 Wobbler – Andreas Joining/Rites at Dawn
28 Wobbler – This Past Present (Rites At Dawn)
29 Wobbler – New Guitarist/Silence To Something
30 Wobbler – Foxlight (Silence To Something)
31 Wobbler – New Album Info
32 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (Excerpt from the Recollections CD)

The Ancient One is very pleased to say that Show No 139, “Featuring Adventure, Fatal Fusion and The Windmill is now available as a podcast on the Progzilla website. This features music from the back catalogues of each of the bands. Adventure and Fatal Fusion have released 4 albums and The Windmill have released 3.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit of the Dance (excerpt used as the Intro, taken from the Recollection CD)
2 Adventure – The Motherland Pt 1-6 ( Adventure 2000)
3 Fatal Fusion -Land Of The Sun (Land Of The Sun 2010)
4 The Windmill – Don’t Be Afraid (To Be Continued 2010)
5 Adventure – Something To Believe In Pt 1-3 (Beacon Of Light 2009)
6 Fatal Fusion – City Of Zerych (The Ancient Tale 2013)
7 The Windmill – The Masque (The Continuation 2013)
8 Adventure – Caught In The Web Pt 1-2 (Caught In The Web 2014)
9 Fatal Fusion – Endless Ocean Blue (Total Absence 2016)
10 The Windmill – Giant Prize (The Continuation 2013)
11 Adventure – Lighthouse (New Horizon 2019)
12 Fatal Fusion – Coming Forth Day By Day (Dissonant Minds 2020)
13 The Windmill – The Tree (Tribus 2018)
14 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (excerpt used as the Outro, taken from the Recollection CD)

The Ancient One is pleased to tell everyone that the podcast for Show No 138 “The Canadian Special Vol 1” is now available. This highlights some of the best, past and present, progressive artists from Canada. We go from 1974 all the way up to 2019.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit Of The Dance (excerpt used as Intro from the Recollection CD)
2 Mystery – Through Different Eyes Pt 1-6 (One Among The Living 2010)
3 Druckfarben – Nat Nayah (Druckfarben 2011)
4 Black Mountain – Space To Bakersfield ( IV 2016)
5 Monarch Trail – Luminescence ( Skye 2014)
6 Harmonium – Harmonium (Harmonium 1974)
7 Machines Dream – Immunity (Revisionist History 2019)
8 Ptarmigan – The Island Pt 1-3 (Ptarmigan 1974)
9 Innerspace – Wild Flower (The Village 2012)
10 Spaceport Union – Drone (Permanent Frequency 2019)
11 Maneige – Galerie III (Maneige 1975)
12 Jelly Fiche – La Cage De Vautours/Liberte (Tout Ce Que J’ai Reve 2008)
13 Morse Code – Procreation Pt 1-3 (Procreation 1976)
14 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (excerpt used as Outro from the Recollection CD)

The Ancient One is pleased to announce that Show No 137, “Mixed Bag Vol 12” is now available as podcast. This contains 14 superb tracks from Germany, France, Poland, Canada, Netherlands, Belarus, Ukraine, Norway and the UK.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit Of The Dance (excerpt used as Intro from Recollections CD)
2 Traumhaus – X-Ray The Darkness (In Oculis Meis 2CD CD2 English 2020)
3 Grandval – Il Existe Une Etoile (Descendu Sur Terre 2020)
4 Fren – Time To Take Stones Away (Where Do You Want Ghosts To Reside? 2020)
5 Spaceport Union – Fever Dream (Permanent Frequency 2017)
6 Jon Anderson – Open (Open Single 2011)
7 Abel Ganz -The Dead Zone (Gratuitous Flash 1984/2017)
8 Realisea – Our Stage (Mantelpeace 2020)
9 The Worm Ourobouros – The Reality You Can’t Stop Dreaming ( Endless Way From You 2019)
10 Long Earth – A Guy From Down The Road (Once Around The Sun 2020)
11 Karfagen – Phantasmagoria (Phantasmagoria Element 1 2020)
12 Arabs In Aspic – Heaven In Your Eye (Madness and Magic 2020)
13 Phog – No Gravity (This World 2020)
14 Can – She Brings The Rain (Soundtracks 1970)
15 Traumhaus – Die Dunkelheit Durchleuchten (In Oculis Meis 2CD CD1 German 2020)
16 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (excerpt used as Outro from Recollections CD)

The new show by The Ancient One is now available as a podcast. This is Show No 136, “Swedish Tall Tales” which is a fusion of two types of show, a Country show (all Swedish artists) and a Tall Tales Show (all long tracks). Seven epics in the 3 hour show. Majestic.

Playlist

1 Greenslade – Spirit Of The Dance (Excerpt used as Intro taken from the Recollections CD)
2 Karmakanic – God, The Universe and Everything Else No-One Cares About Pt 1+2 (Dot 2016)
3 Anekdoten – Sad Rain (Vemod 1993)
4 Simon Says – Minds Of Mortal Men (Siren Songs 2011)
5 Kaipa – Mindrevolutions (Mindrevolutions 2005)
6 Anglagard – Snardom (Viljans Oga 2012)
7 Moon Safari – Other Half Of The Sky (Blomljud 2008)
8 The Flower Kings -Stardust We Are (Stardust We Are 1997)
9 Greenslade – Joie De Vivre (Excerpt used as Intro taken from the Recollections CD)