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This week: The third and final part of my collaboration with The Progressive Aspect on the best albums of the past ten years! Ten more great tracks and write-ups from ten great albums as selected by ten of TPA’s finest reviewers!

With contributions from Rob Fisher, Basil Francis, Andrew Halley, Magnus Moar, Bob Mulvey, Jez Rowden, Graham Thomas, Roger Trenwith, Leo Trimming, and John Wenlock-Smith!

651: Prog-Watch and TPA Present the Best of 2010 – 2019, Pt. 3

 

 

 

This week Prog-Watch and The Progressive Aspect begin a three-part “prog-stravaganza” looking at the best albums of the past ten years! Ten of TPA’s reviewers have selected their three favorite albums, and I will be presenting their short reviews and playing tracks from those albums over the course of three programs!

With contributions from Rob Fisher, Basil Francis, Andrew Halley, Magnus Moar, Bob Mulvey, Jez Rowden, Graham Thomas, Roger Trenwith, Leo Trimming, and John Wenlock-Smith!

649: Prog-Watch and TPA Present the Best of 2010 – 2019, Pt. 1

 

This week’s Prog-Watch is 100% certified new prog rock! Get set for a great program full of music from Yuval Ron, Richard Henshall, Millenium, Eloy, Emmett Elvin, Diagonal, The Barock Project, Peter Gabriel, Eiemel, District 97, Free To Grow, Hasse Froberg and Musical Companion, and UVTraveler! All in 90 minutes!

647: All New Variety

 

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