Progressive Tracks

THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #410 (“Themeless… We Are Themeless…”)

The themeless streak (or drought, if you’re a ‘glass half empty type) continues…

Lots of great new music.  Another classic Golden Tracks album turning 50.

Surely, isn’t that enough?

PLAYLIST:

  • The Doors – “The WASP (Texas Radio and the Big Beat)” from L.A. Woman on Rhino/Elektra (1971)
  • Open Hand – “The People’s Temple” from Weirdo on Blacktop Records (2021)
  • Jane Getter Premonition – “Kryptone” from Anomalia on Big Fun Records (2021)
  • The Buzzards of Fuzz – “Lonely in Space” from Lonely in Space – Single on Independent (2021)
  • Garden of Live Flowers – “Sunflowers” from Sticky, Sweet and Dirty on Independent (2021)
  • The Doors – “L’America” from L.A. Woman on Rhino/Elektra (1971)
  • Zero Times Everything – “Razorblade Keychain” from Sound of Music on Independent (2021)
  • Poly-Math – “Tear Down the Signs” from The Cadaver Tomb, Pt. 2 on Poly-Math (2021)
  • Bend The Future – “Merely” from Without Notice on Tonzonen (2021)
  • Open Hand – “Chances” from Weirdo on Blacktop Records (2021)
  • The Doors – “Riders on the Storm” from L.A. Woman on Rhino/Elektra (1971)
  • Kairon; IRSE! I “Sinister Waters I” from Ruination on Svart Records (2017)
  • Kairon; IRSE! I “Sinister Waters II” from Ruination on Svart Records (2017)

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #409 (“Passing Through… Passing On…”)

Life’s short.  We’re all just passing through before we pass on.

Listen to all the music you can.

That is all.

PLAYLIST:

  • Hanford Flyover – “Whetherman” from Hanford Tape Sessions on Independent (2021)
  • Karmamoi – “Room 101” from Room 101 on Independent (2021)
  • Echo Tail – “Kako mo naku mirai mo nai (No past no future)” from A Brief Escape From Life on Echo Tail (2021)
  • Human Factor – “Upstream” from Observer on Independent (2021)
  • One Shot – “Fat” from Ewaz Vader on Le Triton (2006)
  • Lucid Planet – “Anemnesis” from II on Lucid Planet (2020)
  • Monarch – “Hanging By A Thread” from Beyond The Blue Sky on El Paraiso Records (2019)
  • Present – “Promenade Au Fond D’un Canal” from Triskaidekaphobie on (1980)

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #408 (“It’s a Progressive Miiixx”)

This show prides itself in “mixing it up”.

But this particular show might just set a new standard… even with playing only five artists!   ;o)

PLAYLIST:

  • lespecial – “Egg Time” from Ancient Homies on Ropeadope (2020)
  • lespecial – “Snell’s Fleet” from Ancient Homies on Ropeadope (2020)
  • lespecial – “The Vessel” from Ancient Homies on Ropeadope (2020)
  • Egg – “A Visit to Newport Hospital” from The Polite Force on Deram (1971)
  • TOBOGGAN – “Carburature” from Première Descente on Toboggan (2021)
  • ShiMa – “Iguana” from Vol. 2 on Raging Planet (2021)
  • Egg – “Contrasong” from The Polite Force on Deram (1971)
  • Astral Bazaar – “Embrace the Reverb” from A Sudden Realization on Inverse Records (2021)
  • TOBOGGAN – “Zouloulouzou” from Première Descente on Toboggan (2021)
  • ShiMa – “Kangribôque” from Vol. 2 on Raging Planet (2021)

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #407 (“This is Your Captain…”)

Nothing to be worried about here.

Your Captain is qualified to guide you to our collective musical destination…

PLAYLIST:

  • Sparkle in Grey – “From The Air” from Mexico on Grey Sparkle (2011)
  • Elephant9 – “Rite of Accession” from Arrival of the New Elders on Rune Grammofon (2021)
  • Gájanas – “Čihkkojuvvon” from Čihkkojuvvon on Bafe’s Factory (2021)
  • Stephan Thelen – “Cosmic Krautrock” from Fractal Guitar 2 on MoonJune Records (2021)
  • Astoria – “Legend” from Safe Places on Independent (1992)
  • Vasko Atanasovski Adrabesa Quartet – “Thornica” from Phoenix on MoonJune Records (2021)
  • Gájanas – “Vuolgge Muinna” from Čihkkojuvvon on Bafe’s Factory (2021)
  • Elephant9 – “Chemical Boogie” from Arrival of the New Elders on Rune Grammofon (2021)
  • Karmamoi – “Sirio” from Silence Between Sounds on Independent (2016)
  • MOOP – “Papatte Douce” from Ostara on Tonzonen Records (2021)
  • Schnellertollermeier – “209 Aphelion” from 5 on Cuneiform Records (2020)
  • Helmet of Gnats – “Almost Babylon” from Timeslip on Ambient Records (2015)

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #406 (“No Show For Old Themes”)

“Whatever is begotten, born, and dies. Caught in that sensual music all neglect. Monuments of unageing intellect.”  (William Butler Yeats)

WHAT?!

‘No theme this week; just great music.”  (Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack)

Oh… OK.  Y’know, you could have just said that from the start.

Yeah… I know.  :o)

PLAYLIST:

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #405 (“Life Is Weird”)

Life.  Is.  Weird.

Sometimes you have to look inward to figure out just why that is so.

Can you do this with music?  We can attempt to find out…

PLAYLIST:

  • Yes – “Clap (Studio Version)” from The Yes Album (2014 Remix) on Pangyric (1971)
  • Diagonal – “Spinning Array” from 4 on Cobblers (2021)
  • Yes – “A Venture (Extended Version)” from The Yes Album (2014 Remix) on Pangyric (1971)
  • Fair Wind Pleases – “The Unpredictable Autumn (Part II) from The Wind of the Season on Fair Wind Pleases (2021)
  • Alpha Prog – “Freedom” from A Dreamsophical Journey on Alpha Prog (2020)
  • Sleeping Pandora – “Resin Bath” from Lifting Water on Sleeping Pandora (2021)
  • Yes – “I’ve Seen All Good People” from The Yes Album (2014 Remix) on Pangyric (1971)
  • Deep Energy Orchestra – “Mysterious World” from Playing With Fire on 7d Media (2018)
  • The Re-Stoned – “Orient of Doom (live in studio)” from Doomed & Stoned in Russia (Volume 1) on Doomed & Stoned (2021)
  • Wild Fuzz Trip – “Mammoth Tower” from Surreal Surroundings on  Clostridium Records (2019)
  • Yes – “Starship Trooper” from The Yes Album (2014 Remix) on Pangyric (1971)

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #404 (“404… But Not An Error”)

After contemplating last week whether the numbering of shows has a purpose, wouldn’t you know that this week’s show is #404… commonly associated with computer errors.

Well, be assured this show is no error… it’s filled with excellent new, classic, and tribute tracks.

Tune in… and shatter any negative perceptions you have about “404”.

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #403 (What’s in a Number, Anyway?)

Mike’s not keeping track of anything this week… just playing great music.  Some new, some classic… including an overdue tribute to an amazing rhythm section who left us in 2020.

PLAYLIST:

  • The Crown – “Surfing the RF” from Surfing the RF – Single on Independent (2021)
  • Free Human Zoo – “Corps Légers” from Aïki Do RéMy on Ex-tension (2013)
  • BLIXT (Bill Laswell, Raoul Bjorkenheim, Morgan Agren) – “Black Whole” from BLIXT on Cuneiform Records (2011)
  • Archaïa – “Sur Les Traces Du Vieux Roy” from Archaïa on Soleil Zeuhl (1977)
  • Liquid Tension Experiment – “Passage of Time” from LTE3 on InsideOut (2021)
  • Cynic – “Textures” from Focus on Roadrunner Records (1993)
  • Gordian Knot – “Arsis” from Emergent on Sensory (2003)
  • Gordian Knot – “Mutterspache” from Emergent on Sensory (2003)
  • OSI – “ShutDOWN” from Office of Strategic Influence on InsideOut Music (2003)
  • Steven Wilson – “Count of Unease” from The Future Bites on Caroline (2021)
  • Resistor – “Blackout” from Underground on MRR (2017)
  • Area – “Consapevolezza (Awareness)” from Arbeit Macht Frei on Kramps (1973)
  • Cardiacs – “A Little Man And A House” from A Little Man And A House And The Whole World Window on The Alphabet Business Concern (1988)
  • Psychoyogi – “Tender Loving Way” from Dangerous Devices on Psychoyogi (2020)
  • Ray Russell – “Six In-Six Out” from Fluid Architecture on Cuneiform Records (2021)

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #401 (Prog Diversity)

Diversity of styles has never been an issue with Progressive Rock.

Neither has it ever been with The Progressive Tracks Show.

This edition is no different… because it too, is ‘different’.

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #401 (Here Come The Rooster)

After the 400th show celebration, it’s time to get back to the business of playing great new music… and featuring a Golden Tracks album that’s turning 50 years old.

Don’t miss this one… there are some good jams here!

PLAYLIST:
  • Atomic Rooster – “Sleeping For Years” from Death Walks Behind You on Sanctuary Records (1971)
  • Needlepoint – “Walking Up That Valley” from Walking Up That Valley on Bjk Music (2021)
  • François Thollot – “Leave in Time to Walk Around Looking at the Sky” from Happy Lockdown on Independent (2021)
  • Atomic Rooster – “Nobody Else” from Death Walks Behind You on Sanctuary Records (1971)
  • Moop – “Manlayl – half completed / half started” from Ostara on Tonzonen Records (2021)
  • Satorinaut – “Medieval Gran Turismo” from Exclusive All Inclusive on Little Rascal Records (2020)
  • Atomic Rooster – “Vug” from Death Walks Behind You on Sanctuary Records (1971)
  • Electric Octopus – “2” from Inclinations on Electric Octopus (2021)
  • Lucidvox – “My Little Star” from We Are on Glitterbeat (2020)
  • Atomic Rooster – “Gerschatzer” from Death Walks Behind You on Sanctuary Records (1971)

Feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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