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The podcast for THE PROG MILL PROGGY VAULTS SPECIAL – featuring progressive rock from the 60’s and 70’s, chosen by our proggy vaults correspondent Nigel Cliff in sunny Stourbridge, broadcast 27 September 2020, is now also0 available to stream anytime or download.

Here’s The Playlist

1 Alquin – Convicts of the Air (Mountain Queen 1973)
2 The Velvet Underground – Venus in Furs (The Velvet Underground 1967)
3 Faust – Picnic on a Frozen River (Faust IV 1973)
4 The Nice – Hang on to a Dream (Nice 1969)
5 Genesis – Looking for Someone (Trespass 1970)
6 Camel – Slow Yourself Down (Camel 1973)
7 Babe Ruth – Black Dog (First Base 1973)
8 Aphrodites Child – The Four Horsemen (666 1971)
9 Kansas – Apercu (Kansas 1974)
10 Manfred Mann’s Earth Band – Cloudy Eyes (Messin’ 1973)
11 Steve Hillage – Om Nana Shivaya (L 1976)
12 Strawbs – New World (Grave New World 1972)
13 Rick Wakeman – Anne of Cleves (The Six Wives of Henry VIII 1973)
14 Caravan – In The Land of Grey and Pink (title 1971)
15 Machiavel – Johan’s Brother Told Me (Machiavel – The Early Years 1976)
16 Celeste – Principe Di Un Giorno (Celeste 1976)
17 Mogul Thrash – Elegy (Mogul Thrash 1971)

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 (2100UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0200UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2200 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1700 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: Back to normal with your proggy suggestions and loads of brand new melodic & symphonic progressive rock!

The Prog Mill Long Ones Special (#15), first broadcast on Progzilla Radio 20 September 2020, is now also available to play anytime or download. Just six epic tracks in two very proggy hours!

Here’s this weeks playlist

• Clepsydra – Millennium (The Gap)
• Logos – Sadako e le Mille Gru Di
Carta (Title Track)
• The Tangent – Lie Back and Think
of England (Auto Reconnaissance)
• Magenta – Masters of Illusion
(Title Track)
• IQ – For Another Lifetime
(Resistance)
• Phideaux – Star of Light
(Snowtorch)

• 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 ask your smart speaker to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”) :

• Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2100UTC) – main broadcast
• Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0200UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
• Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2200 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
• Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1700 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

Edition 227 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (447 in total), first broadcast 13 September 2020, is now also available to play anytime or download. Two hours of superb melodic and symphonic progressive rock. This weeks review from The Progressive Aspect looks at the new Lonely Robot album Feelings are Good, and you can test your knowledge of the world of progressive rock in our fun quick fire quiz How Proggy are You.

Here’s this weeks playlist

1 ESP Project – Before Saturn Turned Away (Phenomena)
2 Ian Neal – All in the Golden Afternoon (Title Track)
3 Eivor – Patience (Segl)
4 Lee Saunders – Face the War Alone (A Promise of Peace)
5 The Green Ray – Planes Crashing into Birds (Half Sentences)
6 Multi Story – Signs & Traces (CBF10)
7 THR33 – Behind You (THR33)
8 Lonely Robot – Feelings Are Good/Into the Lo-Fi (Feelings Are Good)
9 Gammalon – Postcards from a New Day (Into the Half Light)
10 PFM – Four Holes in the Ground (The World Became the World)
11 Joe Satriani – I Believe (Flying in a Blue Dream)
12 The Tangent – The Tower of Babel (Auto Reconnaissance)
13 Yes – Then (Time and a Word)
14 Supertramp – School (Crime of the Century)
15 Rick Wakeman – Tharsis Tholus (excerpt) (The Red Planet)

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 ask your smart speaker to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”) :

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2100UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0200UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2200 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1700 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

Back next week with a brand new Long Ones Special, just six epic tracks in two proggy hours.

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Edition 226 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (446 in total), first broadcast 6 September 2020, is now also available to listen to anytime or download. Another two hours of superb melodic and symphonic progressive rock. Also this week, Graham Thomas from The Progressive Aspects reviews the latest I Am The Manic Whale album Things Unseen, and as usual you can test your knowledge of the wonderful world of prog in our fun quiz ‘How Proggy Are You?!’

This Week’s Playlist (look away now if you dont want to know in advance!)

1 Time Horizon – Life Fantastic (Living Water)
2 Sediment Bruise – No Bonds Between Us (In Between)
3 Jakko M Jacszyk – The Trouble With Angels (album version) (Secrets and Lies)
4 Protean Circus – Ancient Rhymes (Rhymes in the Voice of River)
5 Superthousand – Albatross (#TRNSIT)
6 The Tirith – The Sphynx (A Leap Into The Dark)
7 League of Lights – Forever (Forever)
8 I Am The Manic Whale – The Deplorable World (Things Unseen)
9 Keith & The Tiger Moth – Hur$t1966 (Single)
10 Third Quadrant – Bloodbath (TQLive 2012)
11 Codice – El Eco De Tu Voz (Alba Y Ocaso)
12 Circuline – Pale Blue Dot (Circulive – New View)
13 The Maz Mitrenko Band – The Ghost of Jesse James (Midnight Run)
14 Chris Squire –You By My Side (Fish Out of Water)
15 Soft Machine – Huffin (Alive and Well)

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 ask your smart speaker to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”) :

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2100UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0200UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2200 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1700 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

Normal show next Sunday and then the following week we have a brand new LONG ONES SPECIAL

Edition 225 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (445 in total), first broadcast 30 August 2020, is now also available to listen to anytime or download. Another two hours of superb melodic and symphonic progressive rock. Also this week, Leo Trimming from The Progressive Aspect reviews the wonderful EP ‘Meanwhile’ by Kaprekar’s Constant, and once again you can test your knowledge of the world of progressive rock in our fun, quick fire quiz ‘How Proggy Are You?!’

Here’s This Week’s Playlist

1 Three Colours Dark – The Science of Goodbye (The Science of Goodbye)
2 Gandalf’s Fist – Stakes at Low Tide (Single)
3 Rosenkreutz – Freefall (Divide et Impera)
4 Knight Area – A Different Man Part 2 (Under a New Sign)
5 Doug Woods & Colin Powell – Horizons of Tomorrow (Cinematica)
6 Ian Neal – The Vale of Linden (Barkston Ash)
7 Kaprekar’s Constant – Dali’s Key (Meanwhile…)
8 Jadis – The Beginning and the End (More than Meets The Eye)
9 Foxtrot – A Shadow of the Past (A Shadow of the Past)
10 Millenium – Loser (The Web)
11 The Art of Noise – On Being Blue (The Seduction of Claude Debussy)
12 Roxy Music – A Song for Europe (Stranded)
13 Ryan Knecht – Boy Genius (Themenstein)

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 ask your smart speaker to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”) :

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2100UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0200UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2200 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1700 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

Edition 224 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (444 in total), first broadcast 23 August 2020, is now also available to listen to anytime or download. Two hours of superb melodic & symphonic progressive rock. In this week’s review from The Progressive Aspect, Leo Trimming takes a listen to Lee Abraham’s Echo Rain EP Western Skies, and you can test your knowledge of the world of progressive rock in our fun, quick fire quiz, How Proggy Are You?!

Here’s this week’s Prog Mill Playlist

1 Millenium – Name on the Sand (The Web)
2 Quercunian Camerata – Ethon (Prometeia)
3 Lighthouse Sparrows – Gravest Danger (The Deep End)
4 Kashgar – Light Me Up (Artefact)
5 ESP Project – Fear of Flying (Phenomena)
6 Il Sogno di Rubik – The Suite of Miracles (Tentacles and Miracles)
7 20 Years Later – Shine (Dancing with Blue)
8 Echo Rain – Swagger (Western Skies)
9 Dyble/Longdon – Astrologers (Between a Breath and a Breath)
10 Dreaming Madmen – Your Possessor (Ashes of a Diary)
11 Pink Floyd – Mother (The Wall)
12 Purple Overdose – Her Arms Embraced The Sun (Reborn)
13 Jon Finn Group – Two Monkeys Jump Back (Wicked)
14 Abel Ganz – The Light Shines Out (The Life of the Honey Bee…)

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 ask your smart speaker to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”) :

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2100UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0200UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2200 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1700 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 223 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio, (443 in total) first broadcast 16 August 2020, is now also available to listen to anytime or download as a mp3 file. Another 2 hours of amazing melodic and symphonic progressive rock, old and new. Plus this week’s review from The Progressive Aspect which looks at the new album by The Tangent, and a chance to test your knowledge of the world of progressive rock in our fun quiz ‘How Proggy Are You?!’

Here’s This Week’s Playlist

1 Lonely Robot – Life is a Sine Wave (Feelings Are Good)
2 Geoff Smith Group – Special (Special Skyline)
3 The Mighty Handful – Just You Wait (Touchy Subjects)
4 Panoply – Manifesto (From as yet un-named new album)
5 Geof Whitely Project – Resurrection/Age of the Gods Part 3 (Age of the Gods)
6 Adult Cinema – Flowers (This is Your Life)
7 Frost* – Saline (Experiments in Mass Appeal)
8 The Tangent – The Midas Touch (Auto Reconnaissance)
9 Satin Whale – Seasons of Life (Desert Places)
10 Bernie Leadon & Michael Georgiades – Rotation (Natural Progressions)
11 Electric Desert – Morning Scale (Electric Desert)
12 Cosmos – Just a Little Pinprick (The Deciding Moments of Your Life)
13 White Spirit – Red Skies (White Spirit)
14 Jethro Tull – To Cry You a Song (Benefit)

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 ask your smart speaker to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”) :

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2100UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0200UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2200 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1700 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 222 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (442 in total), first broadcast 9 August 2020, is now also available to listen to anytime or download. Two hours of superb melodic and symphonic progressive rock. This weeks review from The Progressive Aspect looks at the debut solo album by Ms Amy Birks, and there is a chance to test your knowledge of the world of progressive rock in the fun mini quiz ‘How Proggy Are You?!’

Here’s This Week’s Playlist

1 Professor Tip Top – Erebus (Tomorrow is Delayed)
2 Saris – Heavens Gate (Beyond The Rainbow)
3 Windom End – Ghost of the Past (Perspective Views)
4 Johnny Bob – Beyond the Line (Carnival of the Brahma-Sox)
5 Cosmos Dream – Never Back (How to Reach Infinity)
6 AA Williams – Love and Rain (Forever Blue)
7 Comedy of Errors – Disobey (Disobey)
8 Ms Amy Birks – With All That I Am (All That I Am and All That I Was)
9 Monkey Trial – Downfall (Viking)
10 The Catorce – Brillare (Single)
11 Hawkwind – We Took The Wrong Step Years Ago (In Search of Space)
12 Yes – Wonderous Stories (Going for the One)
13 Utopia – Eternal Love (Ra)
14 Agitation Free – In The Silence of the Morning Sunrise (2nd)
15 IO Earth – Waterfall (Aura)

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 ask your smart speaker to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”) :

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2100UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0200UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2200 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1700 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 221 of THE PROG MILL – (441 in total) first broadcast on Progzilla Radio 2 August 2020, is now also ready to listen to anytime or download. Two hours of superb melodic & symphonic progressive rock. Also this week, the latest review from The Progressive Aspect looks at the latest album’U’ by The Enid, and there’s a chance to test your knowledge of progressive rock in our fun quick fire quiz ‘How Proggy Are You?!’

Here’s This Week’s Playlist

1 Apogee – Interpretations (Endurance of the Obsolete)
2 Logos – Zaini di Elio (Sadako e Le Mille Gru Di Carta)
3 Phog – In The Distance (This World)
4 Fatal Fusion – Beneath the Sky (Dissonant Minds)
5 Ars Pro Vita – God Is Not Here Pt 1 (Peace)
6 Abraham Music Project – One Day at a Time (First The Honesty, Then The Promise)
7 The Enid – In The Regions of the Winter Star (U)
8 Finch – Colossus Parts 1 and 2 (Glory of the Inner Force)
9 IZZ- Into The Sun (Half Life)
10 McStine & Minneman – Your Offences (McStine & Minneman)
11 Picasso’s Dream – Serenity (Single)
12 Days Between Stations – Another Day (Giants)
13 Pink Floyd – Stay (Obscured by Clouds)
14 Egg – I Will Be Absorbed (Egg)
15 The Kaos Collective – Lunar Phase (Equinox)

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 ask your smart speaker to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”) :

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2100UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0200UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2200 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1700 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 220 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (440 in total), first broadcast 26 July 2020, is now also available to listen to anytime or download.

In this week’s packed edition. We chat to the talented THAT JOE PAYNE about his new album By Name, By Nature, there is the latest review from The Progressive Aspect, and a chance to test your knowledge of the world of progressive rock in our fun, quick fire quiz ‘How Proggy Are You?!’

Here’s This Week’s Playlist (The interview with Joe is between tracks 5 and 6, approx 35 mins into the show…)

1 Deep Purple – Nothing at All (Whoosh)
2 Monjoie – Ode on a Grecian Urn Part 5 (Love Sells Poor Bliss For Proud Despair)
3 Gazpacho – Fireworker (Fireworker)
4 David Minasian – The Sounds of Dreams – Third Movement (The Sound of Dreams)
5 The Kaos Collective – Equinox (Equinox)
6 That Joe Payne – By Name, By Nature (By Name, By Nature)
7 Darryl Way – Riviera Blue (Destinations)
8 Gammalon – Heading West (Into The Half Light)
9 Frost* – Drown (Others)
10 Steve Rothery – Kendris (The Ghosts of Pripryat)
11 Genesis – Phret (B Side of Shipwrecked)
12 Mercury Rev – The Dark is Rising (All Is Dream)
13 Looking Glass Lantern – Six Pearls to Mary (A Tapestry of Tales)
14 Magenta – A Gift From God (Masters of Illusion)

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 ask your smart speaker to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”) :

Sundays 10pm – Midnight UK (2100UTC) – main broadcast
Tuesdays 0300-0500 UK (0200UTC) – For North America – Mon 7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern
Tuesdays 2300-0100UK (2200 UTC) – 1500 Pacific/1800 Eastern
Saturdays 6-8pm UK (1700 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