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Edition 202 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (422 in total), first broadcast 22nd March 2020, is now also available to stream on demand or download. Two hours of superb melodic and symphonic progressive rock from around the world. This edition also includes the latest review summary from The Progressive Aspect as Leo Trimming takes a listen to the latest one from How Far To Hitchin.

Here’s This Week’s Playlist

1 Moon Halo – The Veil (Chroma)
2 Conqueror – Fino al Limite (In Orbita)
3 Posthuman Dream – Helios (High Time)
4 Green Carnation – Leaves of Yesteryear (Leaves of Yesteryear)
5 Sylvan – One Step Beyond (Presets)
6 Differences – Helix Harmony (The Voyage)
7 PBII – Parental Thoughts (1000 Wishes)
8 IO Earth – Shadows (Aura)
9 How Far to Hitchin – Instant Gratification (Black Bead Eye)
10 Long Earth – Summer (Once Around The Sun)
11 Final Conflict – The Rise of the Artisan (The Rise of the Artisan)
12 Doug Woods & Colin Powell – Reboot (The Mechanical Girl A.I.)
13 Trillion – Child Upon the Earth (Trillion)
14 Iona – Kells Opening Theme (The Book of Kells)

You can hear The Prog Mill on Progzilla Radio at these times every week (www.progzilla.com/listen – via the tune in and other internet radio apps and platforms – or just ask Alexa to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”) :

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2200UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0300UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2300 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1800 UTC) – Family friendly Saturday evening repeat

Your melodic and symphonic progressive rock music suggestions for the show are very welcome. Just email shaun@progzilla.com, or message via twitter @shaunontheair or facebook.com/theprogmill

NEXT WEEK – another PROG MILL CD GIVEAWAY as we give 2 listeners a chance to win both the latest and previous albums – on CD by The Quiet Life Project!

Edition 201 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (421 in total), first broadcast 15 March 2020, is now also available to stream anytime you like or download. Two hours of superb melodic and symphonic progressive rock from around the world. Including a chance to win a digital download of Moonshot’s album Worlds of Yesterday (if listening before 10pm UK 17 March) and the latest review summary from our friends at The Progressive Aspect.

Here’s This Week’s Playlist

1 Sky Architect – Russian Wisdom (Excavations of the Mind 10th Anniv)
2 Sintonia Distorta – Solo Un Sogno (….dimmi che ti Basta) (A Piedi Nudi Sul’Arcobaleno)
3 Fruteria Toni – El Monte de las Tres Letras (El Porvenir esta en las Huevas)
4 November – The Pilgrim (First of November)
5 The Wood Demons – All Alone in Istanbul (The Last Domain)
6 Moonshot – Distant Summers (Worlds of Yesterday)
7 The Arc of Light – Cinematic Reverie (Single)
8 Lunatic Soul – The Art of Repairing (Under the Fragmented Sky)
9 The Quiet Life Project – I Believed (A History of the World)
10 Zopp – V (Zopp)
11 Red Sand – Were They Born Like That (Crush the Seed)
12 Guranfoe – Nights First Light (Sum of Erda)
13 Asia – Who Will Stop the Rain (Aqua)

You can hear The Prog Mill on Progzilla Radio at these times every week (www.progzilla.com/listen – via the tune in and other internet radio apps and platforms – or just ask Alexa to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”) :

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2200UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0300UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2300 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1800 UTC) – Family friendly Saturday evening repeat

Your melodic and symphonic progressive rock music suggestions for the show are very welcome. Just email shaun@progzilla.com, or message via twitter @shaunontheair or facebook.com/theprogmill

Edition 200 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio, first broadcast 8 March 2020, is now also here for you to stream on demand or download. Simply click play below or elect to download it as a mp3. Two hours of superb melodic and symphonic progressive rock covering the years from the 70’s right up to albums not even yet released.

Here’s This Week’s Playlist

1 Comedy of Errors – Spirit (Spirit)
2 Long Earth – We Own Tomorrow (Once Around The Sun)
3 Ms Amy Birks – Jamaica Inn (All That I Am and All That I Was)
4 Gravity Machine – It’s Summer (Red)
5 Haunt The Woods – Amethyst (Opaque)
6 For Absent Friends – Into Love (Running In Circles)
7 Drifting Sun – Twilight (Twilight)
8 Godsticks – Surrender (Inescapable)
9 Doug Woods & Colin Powell – Upgraded (The Mechanical Girl A.I.)
10 Perfect Beings – Cause and Effect (Perfect Beings II)
11 Paul Limb – Dystopian Cityscape (The Last Journal of a Dystopian Adventurer)
12 Moonscape – The Throes of Desperation (Single)
13 The Dark Monarchy – Bed of Posers (Single)
14 Black Sabbath – Air Dance (Never Say Die)
15 Manfred Mann’s Earth Band – Solar Fire (Solar Fire)

You can hear The Prog Mill on Progzilla Radio at these times every week (www.progzilla.com/listen – via the tune in radio app and on internet radios – or just ask Alexa to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”) :

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2200UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0300UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2300 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1800 UTC) – Family friendly Saturday evening repeat

Your melodic and symphonic progressive rock music suggestions for the show are very welcome. Just email shaun@progzilla.com, or message via twitter @shaunontheair or facebook.com/theprogmill

NEXT WEEK – We Re-Draw the winner of the Kaprekar’s Constant double vinyl version of Depth of Field (as the winner already has a copy), and another Prog Mill Music Giveaway – you can win a digital download of Moonshot’s superb album Worlds of Yesterday.

All this week (w/c Mon 2 March 2020), Progzilla Radio is broadcasting 90 minute shows by the presenters during the evenings Monday to Friday from 6pm to Midnight. Each one playing five tracks which got them into prog, influenced them or made them want to do a progressive rock radio show. Followed by some of their favourite prog tracks from the past five years.

Here is Shaun Geraghty’s show. Containing melodic and symphonic proggy tracks. This is reflective of the style of music you can hear every week on The Prog Mill on Progzilla Radio (Suns 10pm UK, Tues 3am and 11pm UK, Sats 6pm UK – plus a listen anytime/downloadable podcast online Mondays each week). You’ll know the first five very well, but just kick back and enjoy some of the best music ever made!

Edition 199 of THE PROG MILL – (419 in total) first broadcast on 1 March 2020, is now also available to listen to anytime or download. Two hours of superb melodic and symphonic progressive rock including (if listening before 10pm UK 3/3/20) a chance to win a double vinyl album of Kaprekar’s Constant’s superb album Depth of Field.

Just click play below or download to play on your own device whenever you want.

This Week’s Playlist

1 Lazuli – Un Visage Lunaire (Le Fantastique Envol de Dieter Bohm)
2 Sunhillow – Out There (Eloise Borealis)
3 Drowning Steps – Even If (The Comfort of An Endless Pain)
4 Bill Bressler – Fits & Starts/Normal Boy (Normal Boy)
5 Combination Head – Glass & Steel (Progress?)
6 Kaprekar’s Constant – Deception (Depth of Field Double Vinyl album bonus track)
7 Gryphon – Falero Lady (Treason)
8 Spocks Beard – All That’s Left (Spocks Beard)
9 Marillion – Out of This World (Afraid of Sunlight Deluxe Re-Issue)
10 Red Bazar – Nothing Left (Things as They Appear)
11 Coma Rossi – Lost (Coma Rossi)
12 Aliped – Nightmares (When Darkness Falls)
13 Focus – Focus II (Moving Waves/Focus II)
14 Out of Focus – See How a White Negro Flies (Wake Up)

You can hear The Prog Mill on Progzilla Radio at these times every week (www.progzilla.com/listen – via the tune in radio app and on internet radios – or just ask Alexa to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”) :

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2200UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0300UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2300 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1800 UTC) – Family friendly Saturday evening repeat

Your melodic and symphonic progressive rock music suggestions for the show are very welcome. Just email shaun@progzilla.com, or message via twitter @shaunontheair or facebook.com/theprogmill

Edition 198 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (418 in total), first broadcast 23 February 2020. Is now available to listen to anytime or download as a mp3 file.

Another two hours of superb melodic and symphonic progressive rock. This edition includes a chance to win a signed CD of John Holden’s fantastic new album Rise and Fall (competition closes 10pm UK Wed 26 Feb), and this weeks review from The Progressive Aspect looks at the latest album Mesmeranto by The Blackheart Orchestra.

Here’s This Week’s Playlist

1 Landmarq – Forever Young (Solitary Witness)
2 Checking For Echo – The Falling Man (The War is Never Won)
3 Different Light – Faith (Binary Suns Part 1 – Operant Condition)
4 John Holden – After The Storm (Rise and Fall)
5 Pendragon – Water (Love Over Fear)
6 Fleesh – Jigsaw (Script for a New Season)
7 Eveline’s Dust – Fierce Fear Family (K)
8 The Blackheart Orchestra – In Another Lifetime (Mesmeranto)
9 Gravity Road – Southern Cross (Walking Shadows EP)
10 Delusion Squared – Necessary Evil (Anthropocine)
11 David Sancious & Tone – Matter of Time (True Stories)
12 McChurch Soundroom – Delusion (Delusion)
13 It’s a Beautiful Day – Bombay Caling (It’s a Beautiful Day)
14 Liz Tapia – Coffee For One (Single)

You can hear The Prog Mill on Progzilla Radio at these times every week (www.progzilla.com/listen – via the tune in radio app and on internet radios – or just ask Alexa to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”) :

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2200UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0300UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2300 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1800 UTC) – Family friendly Saturday evening repeat

Your melodic and symphonic progressive rock music suggestions for the show are very welcome. Just email shaun@progzilla.com, or message via twitter @shaunontheair or facebook.com/theprogmill

NEXT WEEK – Listen out for a chance to win Kaprekar’s Constant’s superb album Depth of Field on DOUBLE VINYL including bonus tracks!

Edition 197 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (417 in total), first broadcast 16 February 2020, is now also available to stream on demand or download.

This week includes the launch special for John Holden’s Rise and Fall album, including chats with John about the making of the album, several tracks, and a review of the album by Leo Trimming of The Progressive Aspect. Plus music from Lifesigns, Pendragon, Hats Off Gentlemen It’s Adequate, Poor Genetic Material, KBB, Jack Bruce and Caravan.

You can hear The Prog Mill on Progzilla Radio at these times every week (www.progzilla.com/listen – via the tune in radio app and on internet radios):

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2200UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0300UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2300 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1800 UTC) – Family friendly Saturday evening repeat

Your melodic and symphonic progressive rock music suggestions for the show are very welcome. Just email shaun@progzilla.com, or message via twitter @shaunontheair or facebook.com/theprogmill

NEXT WEEK – We have a signed copy of John Holden’s superb album Rise and Fall on CD for you to win!

Edition 196 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (416 in total), first broadcast 9 February 2020, can now also be streamed on demand, or you can download it to your computer, mobile or mp3 player. Two hours of superb melodic and symphonic progressive rock, including the first radio play of Ancestors and Satellites from John Holden’s forthcoming new album Rise and Fall, and the latest review from The Progressive Aspect which takes a listen to the latest Dandelion Charm album Maybe Dreamers.

Here’s This Weeks Playlist

1 The Quiet Life Project – A Word to the Wise (A History of the World)
2 Guranfoe – Eventide (Sum of Erda)
3 Castanarc – Quest for Eternity (Water from the Well)
4 M-Opus – The Big Swindle (Origins)
5 Nektar – Y Cant I B More Like U (The Other Side)
6 John Holden – Ancestors and Satellites (Rise and Fall)
7 Anubis – Sirens (Homeless)
8 Dandelion Charm – Maybe Dreamers (Maybe Dreamers)
9 Warmrain – Here Comes The Rain Again (Back Above the Clouds)
10 We Are Kin – Circles (Bruised Sky)
11 Moonshot – The Great Electric Teenage Dream (Worlds of Yesterday)
12 Picasso’s Dream – Notion (Single)
13 Jethro Tull – We Used to Know (Stand Up)
14 Locanda delle Fate – Forse Le Lucciole Non Si Amano Piu (Title track)

You can hear The Prog Mill on Progzilla Radio at these times every week (www.progzilla.com/listen – via the tune in radio app and on internet radios):

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2200UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0300UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2300 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1800 UTC) – Family friendly Saturday evening repeat

Your melodic and symphonic progressive rock music suggestions for the show are very welcome. Just email shaun@progzilla.com, or message via twitter @shaunontheair or facebook.com/theprogmill

NEXT WEEK – Join me for an album launch special for John Holden’s Rise and Fall album – including interviews, tracks from the album and a TPA Review. Plus loads of other great proggy tunes!

The PROG MILL edition 195 – first broadcast 2 February 2020, is now available to listen to anytime or download. Two hours of stunning melodic/symphonic progressive rock.

Here’s This Week’s Playlist

1 The Dave Foster Band – Karma (Nocebo)
2 Melting Clock – Sono Luce (Destinazioni)
3 InVertigo – Life Pt 1 – Random (InMotion)
4 On The Raw – Climbing the Air (Climbing the Air)
5 Mangala Vallis – Get it While You Can (Voices)
6 Riven Earth – Till The Last Curtain Falls (Project One)
7 Outstation – The Last Band in the Universe (Entropy at the Edge of Chaos)
8 Nick Beggs – Midnight Cowboy (Words Fail Me)
9 Yatin Srivastava Project – The Unknown (Chaos // Despair)
10 The Twenty Committee – How Wonderful (A Lifeblood Psalm)
11 KariBow – Intruder/Touching The Borderline (MOnuMENTO)
12 Stuckfish – Fallen Angels (The Watcher)
13 Camel – Sahara (Rajaz)
14 Pink Floyd – Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun (A Saucerful of Secrets)

You can hear The Prog Mill on Progzilla Radio at these times every week – also via the tune in radio app, on internet radios or smart speakers):

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2200UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0300UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2300 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1800 UTC) – Family friendly Saturday evening repeat

Your melodic and symphonic progressive rock music suggestions for the show are very welcome. Just email shaun@progzilla.com, or message via twitter @shaunontheair or facebook.com/theprogmill

NEXT WEEK! Hear the world radio premiere of a track from the forthcoming brand new John Holden album “Rise and Fall”

Edition 194 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (414 in total), first broadcast 26 January 2020, is now also available to stream on demand or download to your phone, computer, laptop, mp3 player etc. Two hours of fantastic melodic and symphonic progressive rock, brought to you by the UK’s 24/7 prog station Progzilla Radio.

This week on the latest mini review from The Progressive Aspect, John Wenlock-Smith takes a look at the latest Flying Colors album, and there are 14 superb melodic/symphonic prog tracks which look like this….

1 The Oneira – Still Free to Choose (Injection)
2 Different Light – On The Borderline (Binary Suns Part 1 – Operant Condition)
3 Times Up – You Are The One (Single)
4 Numen – Lady of the Winds (Cyclothymia)
5 Skeem – Drowned Dreams (….Just Suggesting)
6 Karfagen – Spring (Birds Delight) (Birds of Passage)
7 Ms Amy Birks – I Wish (All That I Am & All That I Was)
8 Flying Colors – Last Train Home (Third Degree)
9 Ekos – Mi Ultima Voz (Instinto)
10 Light – Dreamland (The Miracle of Life)
11 Yes – Homeworld (The Ladder)
12 The Bloody Mallard – Subject to Entropy (Single)
13 John Entwhistle – Too Late the Hero (Title track)
14 Caravan – The Show of Our Lives (Cunning Stunts)

You can hear The Prog Mill on Progzilla Radio at these times every week (www.progzilla.com/listen – via the tune in radio app and on internet radios):

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2200UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0300UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2300 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1800 UTC) – Family friendly Saturday evening repeat

Plus: A podcast of the show which you can stream anytime or download as a mp3 file is normally online by Monday evening each week, with links here and at progzilla.com/podcasts

Your melodic and symphonic progressive rock music suggestions for the show are very welcome. Just email shaun@progzilla.com, or message via twitter @shaunontheair or facebook.com/theprogmill

Coming up in February on The Prog Mill…

Another CD Giveaway with a chance to win the superb Worlds of Yesterday album by Moonshot

An album launch special for the new John Holden album Rise and Fall, including exclusive first radio plays of several tracks, an exclusive interview with John, and a chance to win a signed copy of the album on CD!