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I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 280 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this edition we heard the following music:

  • Rick Wakeman – 1984 Overture
  • Cosmograf – The Smoke And The Flame
  • Consider The Source – Enemies Of magicK
  • Bill Bressler – Fits And Starts
  • Bill Bressler – Normal Boy
  • Anubis – Disinfected And Abused (Live At Loreley)
  • Iamthemorning – Inside
  • Iamthemorning – 5/4
  • Gaspard – Chapter II – The Spectra
  • Bill Nelson – Tender Is The Night
  • Bill Nelson – Another Day, Another Ray Of Hope
  • Jon Anderson – Ocean Song
  • Jon Anderson – Meeting – Sound Out The Galleon
  • Jon Anderson – Dance Of Raynart
  • Morglbl – Flics Amis Amish
  • Morglbl – Crime Minister
  • Tangerine Dream – Force Majeure
  • O.R.k – Kneel To Nothing
  • O.R.k – Signals Erased
  • Midge Ure – The Man Who Sold The World
  • Tim Bowness – Borderline (Ft. Dylan Howe & David Longdon)
  • Tim Bowness – The War On Me
  • Rush – Tears

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Enjoy!

Queen – Now I’m Here (live)

Gordon Midgley – Ronin

UFO – Rock Bottom (Bob Harris Session)

Gordon Midgley – Mirabilis (live acoustic)

Tony Banks – Six Pieces For Orchestra No. 1: Siren

Yes – Close to the Edge (live) (excerpt)

Gordon Midgley – Hand of Glory (live acoustic)

Joan Silentio – again / no more you

Nathan John Tillett – Nomad

The Tangent – The World We Drive Through (live)

On this week’s Prog-Watch I’m spinning a diversity of fabulous music from around the Progressive Rock world! Hear (mostly) new music from Karfagen, Radius Funk, Bram Stoker, RPWL, Grand Tour, The End Of The Ocean, Coma Rossi, Soft Machine Legacy, Falling Edge, and Whiteside’s Daughter!

611: Variety

 

Edition 177 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.

Playlist:

Collibus – The Last Time
Control the Storm – False Eternity
Acolyte – Chakra
Triosphere – Worlds Apart
LizZard – Leaving the Dream
Akphaezya – Sophrosyne
Mask of Judas – Brand New Conquest

Epic at 11: Nightwish – The Poet And The Pendulum

Tarja – Demons in You (feat. Alissa White-Gluz)
Oceans of Slumber – Fleeting Vigilance
Destiny Potato – Blue Sun
Above The Earth – Trapeze (feat. Jakub Zytecki)

Album of the Week: Voyager – The Meaning of I

Momentary Relapse Of Pain
Broken
Fire Of The Times

Arch Enemy – Yesterday Is Dead And Gone

Tim Bowness – announces UK live dates in support of ‘Flowers At The Scene’

Photo Credit: Rob Whitrow

 

Tim Bowness’ fifth solo album ‘Flowers At The Scene’ was recently released, and now he is pleased to announce 2 UK live dates in support of the record. Produced by no-man, the album is a vibrant collection of 11 strikingly diverse songs.

Tim and his band featuring John Jowitt (IQ, Frost etc), Michael Bearpark, Andrew Booker, Brian Hulse and Steve Bingham – will be playing songs from his Inside Out/Sony label albums and no-man. You can find those dates below:

26th May – Arts Workshop, Worcester

TICKETS: https://www.worcesterartsworkshop.org.uk/event/tim-bowness-with-hey-jester-supporting/

7th June – Dingwalls, London

TICKETS: https://www.dingwalls.com/event/2019/6/7/tim-bowness-band

Tim and band will also be playing the following live dates:

31st May – De Boerdij, Zoetermeer, The Netherlands (co-headlining with Anneke Van Giersbergen)

2nd June – Wroclaw, Poland

3rd June – Warsaw, Poland

20th July – Night Of The Prog, Loreley, Germany

Watch videos for the three singles from the album below:

It’s The World: https://youtu.be/ohSYbX4qHzc

Borderline : https://youtu.be/qDuOJWLXM28

I Go Deeper: https://youtu.be/ptY7m76xAps

‘Flowers At The Scene’ is available as CD, LP + CD & as a digital album. Order now here: https://timbowness.lnk.to/FlowersAtTheScene

Prog Magazine have said of the album it is “literate, heart-aching art rock at its finest”, while Louder Than War comment that the record “sees him delivering a set that drips with the tasteful quality you’d expect given his fastidious care and meticulous work ethic.”

Tim comments of the new album: “’Lost In The Ghost Light felt like a conclusion to a particular way of writing and working. In the wake of that, Flowers At The Scene very much feels like a new beginning.

It was an exciting project to put together and it was great working closely with long-term creative partners, Brian Hulse and Steven Wilson plus a talented cast of new collaborators. Steven was initially brought in to mix the album, but very quickly was helping develop production ideas alongside Brian and I. Listening to pieces such as Not Married Anymore, Borderline and The War On Me, we both felt that the project had more than a hint of the spirit of no-man and it became obvious that this was a no-man co-production rather than a Bowness/Wilson one.

Elsewhere, the likes of Jim Matheos, Colin Edwin, Dylan Howe and Tom Atherton delivered some incredible performances and it was a delight to get Peter Hammill, Kevin Godley, Andy Partridge and David Longdon involved.

Peter and Kevin were two of my favourite singers growing up and I’ve been a long-term fan of XTC, so it was genuinely a thrill to hear their excellent contributions.”

Representing the duo of Tim Bowness and Steven Wilson’s first joint production in over a decade, the album features performances from an extraordinary cast of players including Peter Hammill (Van Der Graaf Generator), Andy Partridge (XTC), Kevin Godley (10cc), Colin Edwin (Porcupine Tree), Jim Matheos (Fates Warning), David Longdon (Big Big Train), co-producer Brian Hulse (Plenty), Australian trumpeter Ian Dixon, and drummers Tom Atherton and Dylan Howe. The Curator, David K Jones, violinist Fran Broady and Charles Grimsdale also guest.

Mixed by Steven Wilson and mastered by The Pineapple Thief’s Steve Kitch, the album’s artwork is by Jarrod Gosling.

The full track-listing is as follows:

1) I Go Deeper (4.15)

2) The Train That Pulled Away (4.04)

3) Rainmark (4.15)

4) Not Married Anymore (3.30)

5) Flowers At The Scene (3.04)

6) It’s The World (3.03)

7) Borderline  (3.45)

8) Ghostlike (5.08)

9) The War On Me (3.47)

10) Killing To Survive (3.59)

11) What Lies Here (4.00)

Tim Bowness is primarily known as vocalist/co-writer with no-man, a long-running collaboration with Steven Wilson.

In addition to releasing six studio albums and a documentary DVD with no-man, Tim has worked with popular Italian artist Alice, Mercury Prize nominated Banco De Gaia, Robert Fripp, Peter Hammill and Roxy Music’s Phil Manzanera (amongst many others).

Tim recorded the album Flame (1994) with Richard Barbieri (Porcupine Tree/ex-Japan), and co-produced/co-wrote Talking With Strangers (2009) for Judy Dyble (ex-Fairport Convention).

 

Tim Bowness released his fourth solo album, ‘Lost In The Ghost Light’ last year through InsideOutMusic, garnering the best solo reviews he has ever received and reaching #5 in the official UK rock chart. It also picked up Best Cover Artwork at the prestigious annual Progressive Music Awards 2017.

TIM BOWNESS online:

http://www.timbowness.co.uk

https://www.facebook.com/timbowness

https://twitter.com/TimBowness

 INSIDEOUTMUSIC online:

www.insideoutmusic.com

www.youtube.com/InsideOutMusicTV

www.facebook.com/InsideOutMusic

www.twitter.com/insideouteu

www.insideoutshop.de

 

THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #303 
(Expect The Unexpected)

Let’s see what’s in store for this week’s show:  Experiential journeying… flies with very different fates… angels and devils fighting… cities fighting… songs finally surfacing 20 years after being written… medicine served by lovely girls… South Park guitar wizardry… fret-less magicK… classic music… new music… AND… World Premiere Music!

That enough for you?    ;o)

Remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are 142 now!).

PLAYLIST:

  • Sonora Sunrise – “Ancient Stones (Sundown)” from The Route Through The Canyon on Trail Records (2019)
  • Sonora Sunrise – “Unexpected Trip” from The Route Through The Canyon on Trail Records (2019)
  • Ovrfwrd – “Forbidden Valley Opiate” from Blurring The Lines… A Democracy Manifest on Prog Records (2018)
  • Cheer-Accident – “War Is A Warrior” from Post Now: Round One – Chicago vs. New York on Skin Graft Records (2019)
  • Cheer-Accident – “Site” from Post Now: Round One – Chicago vs. New York on Skin Graft Records (WORLD PREMIERE 2019)
  • Pink Floyd – “Grantchester Meadows” from Ummagumma on Columbia/Legacy (1969)
  • Yurt – “Angel Happatuth Meets Devil Dikkei “ from IV – The Obstacle Is Everything on Yurt (2018)
  • Pink Floyd – “Astronomy Domine (Live)” from Ummagumma on Columbia/Legacy (1969)
  • Kenny McCormick – “Transcendence” from Zenturies on Kenny McCormick (2019)
  • Lovely Little Girls – “Emphatic Service” from Post Now: Round One – Chicago vs. New York on Skin Graft Records (2019)
  • Ovrfwrd – “Wreth” from Blurring The Lines… A Democracy Manifest on Prog Records (2018)
  • Sonora Sunrise – “Canyon” from The Route Through The Canyon on Trail Records (2019)
  • Kenny McCormick – “Absorption” from Zenturies on Kenny McCormick (2019)

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

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Edition 148 of THE PROG MILL – first heard on Progzilla Radio on Sunday 10th March, is now also available to listen to anytime or download as a mp3 file. Two hours of simply beautiful melodic progressive music, a mix of brand new, classic and a few from somewhere in-between!

This Week’s Playlist

1 Tim Bowness – Flowers at the Scene (Flowers at the Scene)
2 This Winter Machine – After Tomorrow Comes (The Man Who Never Was)
3 Cromwell – Roots (Black Chapter Red)
4 Celeste – Bianca Vestale (Il Risveglio Del Principe)
5 DIMH Project – From Hell to a State of Grace (Title)
6 Joost Maglev – Ever After (Alter Ego)
7 Caravela Escarlate – Um Brilho Fragil No Infinito (Caravela Escarlate)
8 Glorious Wolf – Feelin’ Blue (Single)
9 Grice – Hardest to Reach (One Thousand Birds)
10 Riverside – Conceiving You (Second Life Syndrome)
11 Talk Talk – Time, It’s Time (Colour of Spring)
12 Renaissance – Can You Understand (Ashes are Burning)
13 Golden Earring – Vanilla Queen (Moontan)
14 Roy Harper – South Africa (Lifemask)
15 Warren Greveson – Inferno at Io (Voyager)

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

Northern Star 28th February 2019

Mood Music!

Theme Pallas – Northern Star

  1. 2WEI – Smoke on the water
  2. Jon Davison, Patrick Moraz, Billy Sherwood, Jay Schellen – On The silent wings of freedom
  3. Peter Gabriel – While the earth Sleeps
  4. The The – Bluer Than Midnight
  5. Ozzy Osbourne – Crazy Train
  6. Lorenzo Bazzoni – Les Garçons De La Rivière
  7. The Prodigy – Breathe
  8. Lorne Hind – The Fly
  9. Faithless – Insomnia
  10. Pallas – Insomniac
  11. Small Faces – Itchycoo Park
  12. Robin Trower – White Room
  13. Greenslade – Bedside Manners are extra
  14. Tim Bowness – What Lies Here
  15. Beast In Black – – Die By the blade
  16. Steve Hackett – Beasts In Our Time
  17. Tinyfish – All Hands Lost
  18. Yes – Heart of the Sunrise
  19. This Mortal coil – Dreams Made flesh
  20. Genesis – Silver Rainbow
  21. Kim Seviour – Where She Sleeps
  22. Weendo – Welcome to my mind
  23. Jacques Loussier Trio – Passacaglia
  24. The Tangent – In Darkest Dreams

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March 2019

 

  1. Monsoon/intro – Chasing The Monsoon
  2. Don’t Hurt Yourself – Marillion
  3. Garden – C Duncan
  4. End Of Greatness – Ring Van Mobius
  5. Sister Sarah – Francis Dunnery
  6. How Could I Be So Wrong – Paul Birchall
  7. Don’t Kill It Carol – Manfred Mann’s Earth Band
  8. Angel – Joe Jackson featuring Susan Vega
  9. When The Apple Blossom Blooms In The Windmills Of Your Mind I’ll Be Your Valentine Time – Emerson Lake & Palmer
  10. Set Me Free Amigo – Nektar
  11. Next Generation – One More Thing
  12. Love Will Find Away – Chasing The Monsoon
  13. Two Tribes – Frankie Goes To Hollywood
  14. Blue Jeans & Moonbeams – Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
  15. A New Pyramid – Perfect Beings
  16. In The Light And Of The Evening – Editors
  17. No Surrender – Justin Currie
  18. Gabagool – Pymlico
  19. Bitter Sweet Symphony Live At BBC Maida Vale – London Gramma
  20. Time It’s Time – Talk Talk

 

 

 

The Progmeister Theme (Theme to Miss Marple) Ron Goodwin

Asteroid – Pete Morgan

 

 

Thymme Jones and Chicago’s long-time, genre-bending chameleons, Cheer-Accident, have contributed two new songs to the new Skin Graft Records compilation, “Post Now: Round One – Chicago vs. New York”, that is scheduled for release later this month.

Progzilla Radio has the honor of premiering one of these tracks, “Site”, to the world on our web page and on The Progressive Tracks Show hosted by Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack.

Written decades ago but never recorded, “Site” recalls the guitar stylings of Cheer-Accident’s late guitarist, Phil Bonnet, who was responsible for the distinct sounds on classic albums like “Salad Days” and “Trading Balloons”.

Track Artists:

Carmen Armillas – vocals
Jeff Libersher- electric and acoustic guitars
Thymme Jones – backing-vocals, bass synth, drums, keys
Scott Rutledge – words
Todd Rittmann – mastering

Post Now: Round One – Chicago vs. New York”, pits several forward-thinking bands from Chicago and New York in a musical battle for supremacy.  The compilation, featuring rare and exclusive songs, is due for release on Skin Graft Records on 15 March 2019, and is available through Bandcamp in digital download and compact disc formats at this site:

https://skingraftrecords.bandcamp.com/album/post-now-round-one-chicago-vs-new-york

Big thanks go to Mark Fischer at Skin Graft Records, for giving Progzilla Radio the opportunity to bring great new music to the world… and to YOU!