Progressive Tracks

Progressive Tracks #202 - Solstice & Other Afflictions

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The Progressive Tracks Show #202 (From The Dark… To The Light), originally broadcast on Friday March 17, 2017, is now available to download or listen to any time you desire, so you can celebrate getting from the Winter Solstice to the Vernal Equinox… successfully (?).

PLAYLIST:

  • If These Trees Could Talk – “Solstice” from The Bones of a Dying World on Metal Blade Records 
  • Dream Aria – “Black Mirror” from Black Mirror – Single on Independent
  • Trojan Horse – “Hypocrite’s Hymn” from World Turned Upside Down on Bad Elephant Music
  • Syndone – “Duro come la morte” from Eros & Thanatos on Fading Records
  • Syd Arthur – “Truth Seeker” from On an On on Down Chorus Recording Company LLP
  • Voyager – “Ascension” from Ghost Mile on Pledge Music
  • Shoot – “On the Frontier” from On the Frontier (Bonus Edition) on Angel Air
  • Phil McWalter – “A Prayer For America” from A Prayer For America – Single on Independent
  • Phil McWalter – “England, Oh My England” from  – Single on Independent
  • Shoot – “Sepia Sister” from On the Frontier (Bonus Edition) on Angel Air
  • Utopianisti – “The Last Reflection from The Third Frontier on Pohjola Records
  • Seas of Mirth – “Apocacalypso” from Hark! The Headland Approacheth on I’m Not From London Records

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

Progressive Tracks #201 - Back on the Prog Horse

The Progressive Tracks Show #201 (Back On The Prog Horse), originally broadcast on Friday March 10, 2017, is now available to download or listen to any time you desire.  No more tribute or pat-myself-on-the-back shows for now…

PLAYLIST:

  • Hiromi Uehara – “Spark” from Spark on Telarc
  • Kepler Ten – “The Shallows” from Delta-v on White Star Records
  • Napier’s Bones – “Psychic Driving” from Alpha-Omega Man on Independent
  • Ingranaggi Della Valle – “Inntal” from Warm Spaced Blue on Black Widow Records
  • Pink Octopus – “Whatever Appendage They Extend to You” from Metamorphosis (Phase 1: Obtaining Instrumentalism) on Roadies Delight Records
  • Saul Blease – “Black Hole” from Black Hole – EP on Saul Blease
  • Ben Reed – “Station Masters” from Station Masters on Gare du Nord
  • Black Mountain – “Mothers Of The Sun” from IV on Jagjaguwar
  • A Devil’s Din – “Nature Of The Beast” from Skylight on Independent
  • TEE (The Earth Explorer) – “Epimetheus” from Tales Of Eternal Entities on TEE
  • Baron – “Stry” from Torpor on SVart Records

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

Progressive Tracks #200

The Progressive Tracks Show #200 (Milestone Show), originally broadcast on Friday March 3, 2017, is now available to download or listen to any time you desire.  Yeah, yeah… I know you know “Thick As A Brick”, so I really don’t mind if you sit that one out.  But PLEASE DO NOT MISS THE OTHER TUNES on this show, that I suspect you won’t know… but should.

PLAYLIST:

  • Quartet Borach/Handler/Rubenstein/Van Den Berg – “The Organic Machine” from The Orangic Machine – Single on Independent
  • Jethro Tull – “Thick As A Brick (Part 1)” from Thick As a Brick (40th Anniversary Special Edition) on Parlophone UK
  • Jethro Tull “Thick As A Brick (Part 2)” from Thick As a Brick (40th Anniversary Special Edition) on Parlophone UK
  • Autumn Electric – “Orange Stars” from Flowers For Ambrosia on Independent
  • Panzerpappa – “Tredje malist” from Pestrottedans on AltrOck

Enjoy!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

Progressive Tracks #199 - 2

The Progressive Tracks Show #199 (Prog-Child Development), originally broadcast on Friday February 24, 2017, is now available to download or listen to any time you desire.

PLAYLIST:

  • Herman’s Hermits – “Listen People (2002 Remastered Version)” from The Very Best of Herman’s Hermits on Parlophone UK

  • Jerry Samuels & Napoleon XIV – “They’re Coming To Take Me Away (Ha Haaa!)” from Single on Novello & Co. Ltd.

  • Tommy Roe – “Sweet Pea” from Greatest Hits – The Original ABC Hit Recordings on Geffen

  • George Harrison – “What Is Life” composed by George Harrison from All Things Must Pass (30th Anniversary Edition) [Remastered] on Apple

  • Three Dog Night – “Liar (Single Version)” from 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Three Dog Night on Geffen

  • Iron Butterfly – “Unconscious Power” from Heavy on Atco

  • Status Quo – “Pictures of Matchstick Men” from Picturesque Matchstickable Messages from the Status Quo on Sanctuary

  • War – “The Cisco Kid” from The World Is a Ghetto (40th Anniversary Expanded Edition) on Universal Music Enterprises

  • Grand Funk – “Mean Mistreater” from Live Album (2002 Remaster) on Capitol

  • Deep Purple – “Rat Bat Blue” from Who Do You Think We Are on Rhino

  • David Essex – “Rock on” composed by David Essex from Rock On on Columbia

  • The Undisputed Truth – “Smiling Faces Sometimes” from Smiling Faces Sometimes on Motown Records

  • Jethro Tull – “Aqualung (New Stereo Mix)” composed by Ian Anderson from Aqualung (40th Anniversary Special Edition) on Parlophone UK

  • Bloodrock – “D.O.A.” from Bloodrock 2 on Capitol

  • Sugarloaf  – “Green Eyed Lady” from Sugarloaf on Capitol

  • Firefall – “Strange Way” from Elan on Atlantic

  • Bad Company – “Crazy Circles” from Desolation Angels on Swan Song

  • Alice Cooper – “Gutter Cat vs. The Jets” from School’s Out on Warner Bros.

  • Alice Cooper – “Street Fight” from School’s Out on Warner Bros.

Enjoy!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

Progressive Tracks #198 More Tributes

The Progressive Tracks Show #198 (Sigh… More Tributes), originally broadcast on Friday February 17, 2017, is now available to download or listen to any time you desire.

PLAYLIST:

  • M. Efekt – “Ej, Padá, Padá Rosenka” from Svitanie on Opus
  • Man – “Many Are Called But Few Get Up” from Do You Like It Here Now, Are You Settling In? on Esoteric
  • Can – “Moonshake” from Future Days on Spoon Records
  • The Allman Brothers Band – “In Memory of Elizabeth Reed” from Idlewild South on Polydor
  • April Wine – “21st Century Schizoid Man” from Harder…Faster on Capitol Records
  • Deke Leonard – “7171 551” from Iceberg on United Artists
  • Can – “Paperhouse” from Tago Mago (Remastered) on Spoon Records
  • Can – “Mushroom (Remastered)” from Tago Mago (Remastered) on Spoon Records
  • M. Efekt – “V Sobotu Popoludn” from Svitanie on Opus
  • Man – “Spunk Box” from 2 oz. Of Plastic With A Hole In The Middle on Esoteric
  • M. Efekt – “Vysoká Stolička, Dlhý Popol” from Svitanie on Opus
  • Can – “Oh Yeah (Remastered)” from Tago Mago (Remastered) on Spoon Records
  • Man – “Manillo” from Do You Like It Here Now, Are You Settling In? on Esoteric

Enjoy!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

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Progressive Tracks #197 - John Wetton

The Progressive Tracks Show #197 (A Tribute To John Wetton), originally broadcast on Friday February 10, 2017, is now available to download or listen to any time you desire.

PLAYLIST:

  • Asia – “Here Comes The Feeling” from Asia on Geffen
  • King Crimson – “Lark’s Tongue In Aspic (Part II)” from Lark’s Tongue In Aspic (40th Anniversary Series) on Discipline Global Music
  • U.K. – “Alaska” from U.K. on EG Records
  • U.K. – “Time To Kill” from U.K. on EG Records
  • Family – “Spanish Tide” from Fearless on Madfish Music
  • District 97 – “Lament (feat. John Wetton) (Live)” from One More Red Night – Live in Chicago (feat. John Wetton) on Cherry Red Records
  • King Crimson – “Exiles” from Lark’s Tongue In Aspic (40th Anniversary Series) on Discipline Global Music
  • King Crimson – “The Great Deceiver” from Starless and Bible Black (40th Anniversary Series) on Discipline Global Mobile
  • U.K. – “Thirty Years” from U.K. on EG Records
  • King Crimson – “Starless” from Red (40th Anniversary Series) on Discipline Global Mobile
  • U.K. – “Rendezvous 602” from Danger Money on EG Records
  • U.K. – “Carrying No Cross” from Danger Money on EG Records

Enjoy!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

progtracks #19 -2

The Progressive Tracks Show #196 (Quality Sounds), originally broadcast on Friday February 3, 2017, is now available to download or listen to any time you desire.

PLAYLIST:

  • Djam Karet – “Long Shot” from Sonic Celluloid on HC Productions
  • Chicago – “Fancy Colours” from Chicago II (Steven Wilson Remix) on Rhino
  • Stick Men – “Schattenhaft” from Prog Noir on Stick Men Records
  • Moraine – “Mustardseed” from Groundswell on Moonjune Records
  • Trimtab – “Seven” from New Model on Tsurumi Records
  • Gordon Giltrap & Paul Ward – “A Promise Fulfilled” from The Last Of England on Angel Air Records
  • Arcade Messiah – “Sanctuary” composed by John Bassett from III on Stereohead Records
  • Djam Karet – “Oceanside Exterior” from Sonic Celluloid on HC Productions
  • Chicago – “It Better End Soon, 1st Movement” from Chicago II (Steven Wilson Remix) on Rhino
  • Chicago – “It Better End Soon, 2nd Movement” from Chicago II (Steven Wilson Remix) on Rhino
  • Chicago – “It Better End Soon, 3rd Movement” from Chicago II (Steven Wilson Remix) on Rhino
  • Chicago – “It Better End Soon, 4th Movement” from Chicago II (Steven Wilson Remix) on Rhino
  • Ocean Mind – “Bowshot” from Underwater on Independent
  • Ocean Mind – “Sandblast” from Underwater on Independent
  • Ocean Mind – “Straybullet” from Underwater on Independent
  • Moraine – “Synecdoche” from Groundswell on Moonjune Records
  • Trimtab – “Where In There” from New Model on Tsurumi Records
  • Arcade Messiah – “Black Tree” composed by John Bassett from III on Stereohead Records
  • Stick Men – “Plutonium” from Prog Noir on Stick Men Records

Enjoy!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack