The Ancient One

The Ancient One is very pleased to inform everyone that the latest show, No 117, “Mixed Bag Vol 9” is now available as a podcast on the website. This is one of the shows where “anything goes”.

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (Excert used as Intro from the 3cd Boxset The Immediate Story)
2 EliphasZ – Les Lieux De Memoire (Les Royaume des Poussieres – 2012)
3 Telegraph – Gravity (Mir – 2018)
4 Maneige – Les Porches Du Notre Dame (Les Porches – 1975)
5 The Swan Chorus – The House That Jack Built (The Swan Chorus – 2018)
6 Druckfarben -Second Sound (Second Sound – 2014)
7 Dawn – Endless (Darker – 2014)
8 Cirkus – Masterlord (Voodooland – 2019)
9 Phog – Promenade (Evidence – 2019)
10 Monarch Trail – Luminescence (Skye – 2014)
11 Eldberg – Side Medicine Spring Hour (Google translate!) (Par Er Heimer Hugans – 2015)
12 The Dead Ends – Peacocks 100 Eyes (Distant Shores – 2019)
13 Lobate Scarp – And We Tried (Spirals And Portals EP – 2019)
14 Citizen Cain -The Hunting Of Johnny Eue (Skies Darken – 2012)
15 The Nice – Brandenburger (Excert used as Outro from the 3cd Boxset The Immediate Story)

The Ancient One is very pleased to tell everyone that Show No 116, “The German Special Vol 2”, is now available as a podcast. This is one of the series of shows which highlights the Progressive music of a particular country. Over the 3 hours hear 12 stunning examples of said genre, both old and new.

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (Excerpt used as the Intro. From the 3cd boxset The Immediate Collection)
2 RPWL – We Are What We Are (Beyond Man And Time 2012)
3 Grobschnitt – Rockpommel’s Land (Rockpommel’s Land 1977)
4 Argos – A Thousand Years (Circles 2010)
5 Martigan – Fire On The Pier (Distant Monsters 2015)
6 Apogee – The Whispering From Outside (Conspiracy of Fools 2019)
7 Amon Duul II – Syntelman’s March of the Roaring Seventies ( Tanz Der Lemminge 1971)
8 Traumhaus – Die Andere Seite Pt 1-3 (Die Andere Seite 2008/2014)
9 Neuschwanstein – Battlement (Battlement 1978)
10 Can – Mother Sky (Soundtracks 1970)
11 Frequency Drift – Copper (Laid To Rest 2012)
12 Poor Genetic Material – Drowning The Book (Island Noises 2011)
13 High Wheel – Open Lines (Remember The Colours 1994)
14 The Nice – Brandenburger (Excerpt used as the Outro. From the 3cd boxset The Immediate Collection)

On a rather wet afternoon on Skye, I thought I would take the opportunity to upload the podcast for The Ancient One Show No 115 ” Mixed Bag Vol 8″. !2 tracks of superb music from Canada, USA, France, Sweden, Netherlands, Italy and UK.

Playlist.

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Intro from The Immediate Collection, a 3CD boxset)
2 Spaceport Union – This Town Will Kill You/Nebula (single/ep 2019)
3 Erik Norlander – After The Revolution (The Galactive Collective 2010)
4 Phog – Ricochet (Evidence 2019)
5 Spleen Arcana – A Picture Of Two Lovers In The Mist (The Field Where She Died 2009)
6 Anton Roolaart – The Plight Of Lady Oona (The Plight Of Lady Oona 2014)
7 Hollow earth – Behind The Ivory Gate (Out Of 2019)
8 Synaesthesia – Time, Tension and Intervention (Synaesthesia 2014)
9 Galleon – Long Lonely Shadows (King Of Aragon 1995)
10 The Far Meadow – Travelogue (Foreign Land 2019)
11 Focus – Answers Questions Questions Answers (Focus III 1972)
12 La Torre Dell’Alchimista – Cerbero (Neo 2007)
13 Hans Lundin – Narrow Escape (Recent 6 cd reissed 2019)
14 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Outro from The Immediate Collection, a 3CD boxset)

The Ancient One is again happy to state that the internet problems that surrounded the podcast for Show 113 have been overcome and the podcast for Show 114 Tall Tales Vol 6, is now available online. This is another in the series of long tracks.

The Pic was taken from Eyrie Studio Portree this morning, which was a dull and overcast (or as we would say Dreich).

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Intro taken from the 3cd boxset The Immediate Collection)
2 Brighteye Brison – The Magician’s Chronicles Pt 2 ( V 2019)
3 Abel Ganz – Obsolescence Pt 1-5 (Abel Ganz 2014)
4 Wobbler – Hinterland (Hinterland 2005)
5 Grand Tour – Grand Tour Pt 1+2 ( Heavy On The Beach 2015)
6 Manning – Amy Quartermaine (1862-1916 A perfect Childhood from Margaret’s Children 2011)
7 Moon Safari – Other Half Of The Sky (Blomljud 2008)
8 Grand Tour – Don’t Cry Now ( Clocks That Tick but Never Talk 2019)
9 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Outro taken from the 3cd boxset The Immediate Collection)

TAO is very happy that after serious internet problems, the podcast for Show No 113 is finally available up online. This is Short Stories Vol 5 and contains 38 tracks between 2 and 6 min in length.

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Intro taken from The Immediate Story a 3cd box set)
2 Focus – Black Beauty (1970)
3 Kevin Ayers – Singing A Song In The Morning (1970)
4 BeBop Deluxe – Jet Silver And The Dolls Of Venus (1978)
5 Deep Purple – Bird Has Flown (1969)
6 23rd Turnoff – Michaelangelo (1968)
7 Medicine Head – Rising Sun (1970)
8 Judas Pirest – Living after Midnight (1976)
9 The Kinks – Shangri-La (1973)
10 Van Der Graaf Generator – Theme One (1971)
11 Jade Warrior – Borne on the Solar Wind (1974)
12 Aphrodite’s Child – The Four Horsemen (1972)
13 Greatest Show On Earth – Magic Woman Touch (1970)
14 Sunforest – Magician In The Mountains (1968)
15 Fleetwood Mac – Man Of The World (1969)
16 Juicy Lucy – Who Do You Love? (1969)
17 Tea and Symphony – Armchair Theatre (1969)
18 Rare Bird – Sympathy (1969)
19 Julie Driscoll and The Brian Auger Trinity – Road To Cairo (1970)
20 Blodwyn Pig – Sing Me A Song That I know So Well (1969)
21 Iron Butterfly – In A Gadda Da Vida (single edit 1968)
22 Nirvana – Rainbow Chaser (1968)
23 Man – Angel Easy (1972)
24 Bell and Arc – High Priest of Memphis (1971)
25 Robert Plant – Big Log (1983)
26 Michael Chapman – Soulful Lady (1970)
27 Matching Mole – O Caroline (1972)
28 Mott The Hoople – Roll Away The Stone (1974)
29 The Purple Gang – Granny Takes A Trip (1968)
30 Uriah Heep – Lady In Black (1971)
31 Tintern Abbey – Vacuum Cleaner (1967)
32 Tudor Lodge – The Lady’s Changing Home (1968)
33 Strawberry Alarm Clock – Incense And Peppermints (1967)
34 Taste – Born On The Wrong Side Of Time (1969)
35 The Band – Move To Japan (1993)
36 Plain White Ts – 1,2,3,4 (2008)
37 Thundrclap Newman – Something In The Air (1969)
38 Episode Six – I Can See Through You (1967)
39 Focus – Sugar Island (1970)
40 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Outro taken from The Immediate Story a 3cd box set)

The Ancient One is delighted to say that Show No 112 is now available as a podcast. This is “The Karisma Records Show” where some of the artists that are releasing music via the Norwegian (mainly) progressive label are featured. There are 17 superb tracks contained within the 3 hour journey.

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Intro from the 3cd Boxset The Immediate Collection)
2 Lucy In Blue – Respire (In Flight 2019)
3 Caravela Escarlate – Atmosfera (Caravela Escarlate 2019)
4 Oak – False Memory Archive (False Memory Archive 2018)
5 Tusmorke – Toyens Hemmelighet (Fjernsyn I Farver 2018)
6 Ljungblud – Hassblad (Villa Carlota 5959 2017)
7 Galasphere 347 – The Voice Of Beauty Drowned (Galasphere 347 2018)
8 Jordsjo – Stifinner (Nattfiolen 2019)
9 Wobbler – In Taberna (Afterglow 2009)
10 Shaman Elephant – Shaman In The Wood (Crystals 2016)
11 Airbag – Disconnected (Disconnected 2016)
12 Ossicles – Will It Last (Music For Wastelands 2015)
13 Magic Pie – The Hedonist (Fragments of the 5th Element 2019)
14 D’Accord – Mon – Sat Pt 1+2 (D’Accord III 2013)
15 Fatal Fusion – Total Absence (Total Absence 2016)
16 Brimstone – This Is The Universe (Mannsverk 2014)
17 Nordagust – Mysterious Ways (In The Mist Of Morning 2009)
18 Bjorn Riis – This House (A Storm Is Coming 2019)
19 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Intro from the 3cd Boxset The Immediate Collection)

The Ancient One has great pleasure in announcing the birth of the podcast of Show No 111 “The Concept Show Volume 5” Hear music from Mike Oldfield, The Minstrel’s Ghost, Hibernal, Rick Wakeman and Karfagen. Large “chunks” of concept albums old and new.

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as the Intro from the 3cd boxset The Immediate Story)
2 Mike Oldfield – Songs Of Distant Earth Pts 1-9 (Songs From Distant Earth 1994)
3 The Minstrel’s Ghost – The Road To Avalon Pt 1 The Journey (The Road To Avalon 2013)
4 Hibernal – The Machine Pt 1-6 (The Machine 2013)
5 Rick Wakeman – The Myths And Legends of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table Pt 1-9 (2016)
6 Karfagen – Dragon Island Suite No 2 (Echoes of Dragon Island 2019)
7 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as the Outro from the 3cd boxset The Immediate Story)

The Ancient One is delighted to let people know that Show No 110 “Mixed Bag Vol 7” is now available as a podcast. This is one of the series of shows where “anything goes”. This show also has a competition for two lucky listeners to be in with a chance of winning a copy of Toki No Kase, the latest release from The Samurai Of Prog. The closing date for the competition is 15th June so at the moment, there is still time to get an entry in.

PLaylist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Intro) (From the 3cd boxset The Immediate Years)
2 Caravela Escarlata – Um Brilho Fragil No Infinito ( Caravela Escarlata 2017)
3 Andres Guazelli – Wish You Could Hear (single 2013)
4 35 Tapes – Mushroom (Lost and Found 2019)
5 La Torre Dell’Alchimista – La Torre Dell’Alchimista (La Torre Dell’Alchimista 2001)
6 Kinetic Element – All Eyes Open (The Face Of Life 2019)
7 RPWL – Give Birth To The Sun (Tales From Outer Space 2019)
8 The Samurai of Prog – Competition Question
9 The Samurai of Prog – Au Contraire (Toki No Kase 2019)
10 The Samurai of Prog – The Bicycle Ride (Toki No Kase 2019)
11 Ruphus – Back Side (Ranshart 1974/2019)
12 Salva – Clarity Pt 1-4 (Off The Deep End 2018)
13 Great Wide Nothing – The View From Olympus (The View From Olympus 2019)
14 Mythopoeic Mind – Train Of Mind (Mythopoetry 2019)
15 Broken Parachute – Devils (Living Dangerously 2019)
16 Eris Pluvia – The Hum (Tales From Another Time 2019)
17 Green Desert Tree – Clear Up Your Mind (Progressive Worlds 2019)
18 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as Outro) (From the 3cd boxset The Immediate Years)

The Ancient One is very happy to announce that Show No 109 (“Featuring Vol 7”) is now available as a podcast. This show features 3 classic (and even classy) bands who set out on the road to fame and fortune in the 60’s. They are Pink Floyd, Yes and Genesis. Cheers.

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (Excerpt used as the Intro from the 3cd boxset The Immediate Years)
2 Pink Floyd – See Emily Play (Piper at the Gates of Dawn 3cd boxset 2007)
3 Yes – Long Distance Runaround (Fragile 1971)
4 Genesis – Timetable (Foxtrot 1972)
5 Pink Floyd – Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun (Ummagumma Disc 1 1969)
6 Yes – I’ve Seen All Good People (The Yes Album 1971)
7 Genesis – The Knife (Trespass 1970)
8 Pink Floyd – Echoes (Meddle 1971)
9 Yes – Awaken (Going For The One 1977)
10 Genesis – The Battle Of Epping Forest (Selling England By The Pound 1973)
11 Pink Floyd – Coming Back To Life (The Division Bell 1994)
12 Yes – Time And A Word (Time And A Word 1970)
13 Genesis – Return OF The Giant Hogweed (Nursery Cryme 1971)
14 Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here (Wish You Were Here 1975)
15 Yes – Siberian Khatru (Close To The Edge 1972)
16 Genesis – One For The Vine (Wind And Wuthering 1976)
17 Pink Floyd – Wearing The Inside Out (The Division Bell 1994)
18 Yes – Wondrous Stories (Going For The One 1977)
19 Genesis – Watcher Of The Skies (Foxtrot 1972)
20 Pink Floyd – Bike (Piper At The Gates Of Dawn 3cd Boxset 2007)
21 Yes -Astral Traveller (Time And A Word 1970)
22 Genesis – Harlequin (Nursery Cryme 1971)
23 The Nice – Brandenburger (Excerpt used as the Outro from the 3cd boxset The Immediate Years)

The Ancient One is delighted to have “caught up” with the missing podcasts. Show No 108 “Tall Tales Vol 5” is now online as TAO’s latest podcast. This is the show featuring the long tracks, 8, in the 3 hours. Enjoy the journey.

Playlist

1 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as the intro taken from the 3cd set The Immediate Story)
2 Argos – Nursed By Giants Pt 1-5 (Argos 2009)
3 Jethro Tull – Thick As A Brick Pt 1 (Thick As A Brick 1972)
4 Long Earth – Ghosts Pt 1-4 (The Source 2017)
5 Pendragon – Queen Of Hearts Pt 1-3 (The World 1991)
6 Moon Safari – Skelleftea Serenade Lover’s End Pt 3 (Skelleftea Serenade EP 2012)
7 Traumhaus – Der Vermachtis (Das Geheimnis 2013)
8 Brighteye Brison – The Quest Of Quarrel (V 2019)
9 Aquaplanage – Ode To Grey Mornings (Aquaplanage 2008)
10 The Nice – Brandenburger (excerpt used as the intro taken from the 3cd set The Immediate Story)