ProgWatch

This week on Prog-Watch I’m shaking the Family Tree of the mighty Marillion! I’ll be exploring some of the solo works and side projects of Fish, Steve Hogarth, Steve Rothery, Mark Kelly, Pete Trewavas, Ian Mosley, and Mick Pointer! Come along for a fun and interesting ride!

737: Shaking the Family Tree of Marillion

 

This week’s Prog-Watch is another edition of EPIX! Just six tunes will carry us through our time together and I’ll play one from each decade of our favorite genre (with a bonus from the 1970s)! Tune in to hear great music from Dire Straits, Southern Empire, Rush, Rocket Scientists, Marillion, and Camel!

734: Epix, Vol. 7

 

This week’s Prog-Watch is a variety program with a Guest DJ Feature! I’ll be spinning music from The Tangent, Bob Beland, Tiger Moth Tales, IQ, Rick Wakeman, and Atlas Cube, and mixing in selections from our Guest DJ, Mr. Charles Anderson of York, England! Charles has selected some great stuff from England (the band), Epidaurus, Emerson Lake and Palmer, The Enid, and Mostly Autumn!

733: Variety with a Guest DJ Feature

 

Next week on Prog-Watch my guest is the legendary Steve Howe! Tune in to hear a little chat and lots of great music from his illustrious career…starting with Yes and Asia and moving through his solo career, up to the present and the release of his wonderful new album ‘Love Is’!

Starts Sunday (9 August) on Progzilla Radio!

Rob Fisher and I have a great program lined up for you this week on Prog-Watch! I’ll be spinning music from The Tangent, Man-Akin, I Am The Manic Whale, Morse, Portnoy and George, Starmen, Failover, Joost Maglev, Tiger Moth Tales, and Three Colours Dark! Plus, Rob will be taking us on a voyage of Progressive Discovery with the fabulous new album, Once Around the Sun, by the Scottish band Long Earth!

 

731: Variety + Long Earth on Progressive Discoveries

 

My special guest on this week’s Prog-Watch is rock legend Dennis DeYoung (formerly of Styx)! Tune in to hear Part One of my artist feature, including some spirited conversation (and believe me, Dennis pulls no punches!) and lots of great Styx and solo Dennis DeYoung music!

729: In Conversation with Dennis DeYoung (Formerly of Styx), Pt. 1

 

I’m doing another of my band family tree explorations on Prog-Watch this week and my subject is the mighty King Crimson! I’ll be spinning a few classic tunes from the band proper and exploring their roots and branches in the music of Giles, Giles & Fripp, McDonald & Giles, Peter Sinfield, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, David Cross & David Jackson, and more! Come and hear what I shake out of the KC Family Tree!

728: Shaking the Family Tree of King Crimson

 

 

This week on Prog-Watch my special guest is Nick D’Virgilio, who is perhaps best known as a drummer and vocalist for Spock’s Beard and Big Big Train! Nick and I chat about his illustrious career, and along the way I’ll be spinning lots of great music from Spock’s Beard and various side projects in which Nick has participated (including Rewiring Genesis, Deckchair Poets, and Zorbonauts)! We will also hear a number of tunes from his solo career, including a couple from his wonderful new album ‘Invisible’!

727: In Conversation with Nick D’Virgilio

 

Be on the lookout for a plethora of fabulous, brand new music on this week’s Prog-Watch! We’ll hear from Surreal, The Bedlam Furnaces, Caligula’s Horse, The Segue, I Am The Manic Whale, Kinetic Element, Vesper Vals, Delain, Alcàntara, Fughu, and Lonely Robot! As Yoda would say, “Miss it not!”

726: ALL NEW Variety