ProgWatch

Another themed special on Prog-Watch this week, and the key word is HEART! We’ll hear from Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Trevor Rabin, King Crimson, Robert Berry, The Alan Parsons Project, Pete Townshend, Yes, Marillion, Moon Safari, Zebra, Colin Blunstone, Esquire, Rush, GTR, mystery, John Wetton, and Manfred Mann`s Earth Band! Come along for a fun ride!

646: Affairs of the Heart

 

This week on Prog-Watch it’s ALL NEW Variety and a great feature on Progressive Discoveries! We’ll hear music from Franck Carducci, Elaine Samuels and Kindred Spirit Band, The Barock Project, District 97, Organic Noises, and Clepsydra! On Progressive Discoveries with Dr. Rob Fisher: an in depth look at Seed, the fabulous new album by Freedom To Glide!

645: Variety + Freedom To Glide on Progressive Discoveries

 

I’m doing another of my band family tree explorations on Prog-Watch this week and my subject is the British band IQ! I’ll be spinning a few brand new tunes from the band’s latest double album, Resistance, and exploring their roots and branches in the music of The Lens, Niadem’s Ghost, Jadis, and Martin Orford!

644: Shaking the Family Tree of IQ

 

This week on Prog-Watch I’ve got a MOSTLY NEW Variety program! Most of the music will come from 2019 releases (and this has been quite a good year for our favorite genre)! Tune in to hear great stuff from Chasing The Monsoon, Lobate Scarp, IQ, Organic Noises, The Horn Of The Spiral Night, Flying Colors, Proportions, The Kentish Spires, Psychoyogi, The ESP Project, Deadly Circus Fire, and The Flower Kings! All of this crammed into 90 minutes!

643: Mostly New Variety

 

This week on Prog-Watch I’m finishing up my coverage of Dave Oberle’ and his most unique progressive folk band, Gryphon! Hear the remainder of our chat and lots of great music from the band, from both the classic period and the modern era!

641: In Conversation with Dave Oberle of Gryphon, Pt. 2

(If you missed Part One of my coverage of Dave and Gryphon, you may want to catch up before listening to this episode. You can do so here:

627: In Conversation with Dave Oberle of Gryphon, Pt. 1

 

This week on Prog-Watch it’s another of my themed specials, and the theme is family! Every song has to do with family and especially close family members (Mother, Father, Sister and Brother)! Music will be supplied by great classic and contemporary artists, including Jethro Tull, Genesis, Yes, Pendragon, Alan Parsons, Renaissance, Seven Steps To The Green Door, Queen, IO Earth, Traffic, The Nice, The Who, Dukes Of The Orient, and Peter Gabriel! Come along for a fun ride!

639: All in the Family

 

This week on Prog-Watch my special guest is multi-instrumentalist, composer, and arranger, Charlie Cawood! Charlie and I chat about his roots, his involvement in so many bands and projects (Knifeworld, Tonochrome, Lost Crowns, My Tricksy Spirit, Mediaeval Baebes, and more!) and his brand new album, Blurring Into Motion! Musically, we’ll hit on all of Charlie’s major projects, and hear some great selections from his first solo album (The Divine Abstract) and his new one!

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On this week’s Prog-Watch I’m finishing up my coverage of the Australian musician, composer, and singer, Mark Trueack, of Unitopia and United Progressive Fraternity! Hear more of my chat with Mark, and lots of great music from both of his bands!

636: In Conversation with Mark Trueack of Unitopia and United Progressive Fraternity, Pt. 2

 

(If you missed Part One, you can still listen here: http://progwatch.com/622/)

This week on Prog-Watch my special guests are Mark Zonder and Gary Wehrkamp who have formed a new project called Zonder-Wehrkamp! (Mark is perhaps best know as the drummer for Warlord, Spirits Of Fire, and Fates Warning. Gary is probably best known as a member of Shadow Gallery, but has also worked with Arjen Lucassen, James Labrie, Doug Rausch, and also contributed to the first Roswell Six album.) Tune in to hear some of our chat, some music from the guys’ pasts, and some from their brand new project!

634: In Conversation with Mark Zonder and Gary Wehrkamp

 

This week I have more awesome Prog Rock variety, with Guest DJ selections from a listener and friend of the show by the name of Simon Forrest of Hove, UK. We’ll hear music from George Arriola, Marillion, ELO, Cirkus, Anathema, Rush, Nomadic Horizon, Fish, Porcupine Tree, SubLunar, and Cairo!

633: Variety with Guest DJ Selections