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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #361 (Independently Progressive)

The only thing harder than being isolated during the COVID-19 situation… is being an isolated independent artist in this situation. This  week we’ll explore some excellent music from artists who don’t have the support of massive labels (hoping that you listeners will do the supporting).

PLAYLIST:

  • Adrian Tăbăcaru – “Exordium” from Lucifer – A Rock Opera on Independent (2020)
  • Charts and Maps – “Take Me Back To Highland Park” from Dead Horse on 783454 Records DK (2011)
  • Sunwatchers – “Brown Ice” from Oh Yeah? on Trouble In Mind (2020)
  • Emme Phyzema – “Ode To F’s” from Ode To F’s – Single on Independent (2020)
  • Cryptic Ruse – “Clutching Its Last Stem Cell from Unfertile on Independent (2020)
  • Hovercraft – “Rain” from Fall on Independent (2020)
  • Jhimm – “Till The Empty Goes Away” from Absent on Independent (2020)
  • Psychoyogi – “One Way Track” from Dangerous Devices on Independent (2020)
  • Jumble Hole Clough – “Bassoons and Women’s Coats” from Bassoons and Women’s Coats on Independent (2020)
  • Stop Motion Orchestra– “Swiss Cheese Model” from Ugly Numbers on Independent (2020)
  • Adrian Tăbăcaru – “Lucifer” from Lucifer – A Rock Opera on Independent (2020)
  • Charts and Maps – “Pearl Divers of the Arabian Peninsula” from Dead Horse on Lost Children Net Label (2011)
  • Cryptic Ruse – “Mouths Without Throats” from Unfertile on Independent (2020)
  • Sunwatchers – “Thee Worm Store” from Oh Yeah? on Trouble In Mind (2020)

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

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are almost 200 podcasts now!).

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #360 (The Lucky 7th Show)

This week we’ll celebrate the fact that Mike has made it to the 7-year mark without getting sacked!

LOTS of great music… and MINIMAL meaningless chatter.  Oh, and there’s actually a theme… perhaps.

PLAYLIST:

  • Half Past Four – “Missing Sevenths” from A Rabbit in the Vestibule on Independent (2008)
  • Mother Turtle – “707 (A November Less)” from Mother Turtle on Independent (2013)
  • Trettioåriga Kriget – “Night Flight – 77” from Elden Av Ar on Mellotronen (2004)
  • Phideaux – “Love Theme From Number Seven” from Number Seven on Bloodfish Music (2009)
  • Phideaux – “Storia Senti” from Number Seven on Bloodfish Music (2009)
  • Genesis – “Seven Stones” from Nursery Cryme on Charisma (1971)
  • When Mary – “7summers7winters” from 7summers7winters on WhenMary Music (2013)
  • Chris Squire – “Lucky Seven” from Fish Out Of Water on Atlantic (1975)
  • Plastic Overlords – “12 Steps to Seventh Heaven” from Sonic Astronomy on Fool’s Errand Records (2012)
  • Chafouin– “7+7-7” from Bon débarras on Epice Records (2018)
  • Cobalt Blue – “Dweller of the Sevenfold” from Stop Momentum on Infrasound Records (2017)
  • jhimm – “Seven Ages” from The Golden Age of Nothing (Side 1) on Independent (2017)
  • Wolfspring – “24/7” from Wolfspring on Quadrifonic Records (2010)
  • MAGMA – “The Last Seven Minutes” from Attahk on Seventh Records (1978)

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

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are almost 200 podcasts now!).

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #359 (How Isolated IS Isolated?)

Isolation… we’re still in isolation!  Rather than listening to the tunes in your head, why don’t you listen to this, the unintended third part of “The Isolation Trilogy”.

PLAYLIST:

  • Lorenzo Feliciati – “Art of Mistake” from Rumble on Independent (2020)
  • Frequent Flyers – “Unnecessary” from Infinity on Independent (2019)
  • King Crimson – “The Light of Day” from Radical Action To Unseat The Hold of Monkey Mind on DGM (2016)
  • London Underground – “At Home” from Four on Musea (2018)
  • Blind Melon – “2×4” from Soup on Capitol Records (1995)
  • Sleepy Sun – “Open Eyes” from Fever on ATP Recordings (2010)
  • Sky Cries Mary – “Waves of Mourning” from Secrets of a Red Planet on Trail Records (2020)
  • Destroy Earth – “Sabir” from Sabir – Single on Independent (2020)
  • Bisbâyé  – “Sur l’isolement et la desolation” from Synkronik on Independent (2017)
  • Snooze – “Rainbow Bridge” from Familiaris on 649467 Records DK (2019)
  • Seven Impale – “Lemma “ from Contrapasso on  Karisma Records (2016)
  • Öz ürügülü   – “RDA” from Fashion and Welfare on Independent (2016)
  • Sky Cries Mary – “Trapeze Dancer” from Secrets of a Red Planet on Trail Records (2020)

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

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are almost 200 podcasts now!).

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #358 (Welcome To The Chambre)

How’s solitary confinement going?  Are you going a bit stir-crazy yet?  This week we’re going to explore some music that I think goes well with being isolated in our respective chambers.

It’s guaranteed to… well, do something to your present situation!  Doesn’t THAT sound fun?

;o)

PLAYLIST:

  • Odile – “Candle I – The Day Is Past Yet There Shone No Sun” from The Red Shoes on Odile (2019)
  • Tatvamasi – “Something Happened To Me With Your Head” from Amor Fati on OBUH Records (2017)
  • Torquem – “Höflichkeit” from Sarah Anne on Torquem (2016)
  • Ars de Er – “Scènes d’un Grand Voyage de Grenouille (Marécage) from Symbole on Independent (2020)
  • Tatvamasi – “Carrying Keys And Lightening Lanterns” from Amor Fati on OBUH Records (2017)
  • Odile – “Hades” from The Red Shoes on Odile (2019)
  • The Knells – “Coda” from Knells II (2017)
  • Torquem – “Törst” from Sarah Anne on Torquem (2016)
  • Ars de Er – “Scènes d’un Grand Voyage de Grenouille (Grenouille et Arbre) from Symbole on Independent (2020)
  • The Knells – “Final Breath” from Knells II (2017)

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

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are almost 200 podcasts now!).

Most importantly, SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST below, so you’ll have it delivered to your fingertips weekly! ˅˅˅˅˅˅˅˅

THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #357 (The Topical Show)

I prepare these editions of The Progressive Tracks Show well ahead of time, but I do believe I may have come up with a topical show just this once.  Check it out to see, while listening to some excellent music!

PLAYLIST:

  • Zopp – “Zero” from Zopp on Bad Elephant Music (2020)
  • Churn Milk Joan – “He Was The First Person…” from I’m Nearly 60 Miles High on Independent (2019)
  • Loosense – “Capital I” from Saloon on Camaleao (2019)
  • Rantama – “Bird Nest” from Rantama on Eclipse Music (2020)
  • Cheer-Accident – “Death By Polyanna” from No Ifs, And Or Dogs on Cuneiform (2011)
  • Tiger Moth Tales – “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” from A Visit to Zoetermeer on White Knight Records (2020)
  • Zzebra – “Panic” from Zzebra/Panic on Angel Air Records (2010)
  • El Tubo Elastico – “Pandora” from En Directo on Independent (2020)
  • Horse Lords – “Fanfare For Effective Freedom” from The Common Task on Northern Spy Records  (2020)
  • Cheer-Accident – “This Is The New That” from No Ifs, And Or Dogs on Cuneiform (2011)
  • Rantama – “A Blink of Light” from Rantama on Eclipse Music (2020)
  • Churn Milk Joan – “Plexus & Pylori” from I Live In Your Stomach on Independent (2020)
  • Zopp – “Swedish Love” from Zopp on Bad Elephant Music (2020)
  • Zopp – “Before The Light” from Zopp on Bad Elephant Music (2020)

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

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are almost 200 podcasts now!).

Most importantly, SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST below, so you’ll have it delivered to your fingertips weekly! ˅˅˅˅˅˅˅˅

THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #356 (The Apology Show)

Mistakes are seldom…er, often made during the making of this show. Bands are also played at a later date than (I think) they should be. For both of these shortcomings, I apologize.

But wrongs can be ‘righted’. Let’s try to do that.

PLAYLIST:

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

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are almost 200 podcasts now!).

Most importantly, SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST below, so you’ll have it delivered to your fingertips weekly! ˅˅˅˅˅˅˅˅

The Progressive Tracks Show #355 (An Inner Journey)

Another one of my nebulous theme shows, this time about transformation.

If that’s what you get out of it, of course.

Otherwise it might be about planting rutabagas and watching them grow.  

PLAYLIST:

  • Kilgore Trout – “Lizard Dog Suite” from Kilgore Trout on KGT Enterprises (1995)
  • U SCO – “/” from NEST on Independent (2012)
  • Heyoka’s Mirror – “Asylum” from Asylum – Single on Independent (2020)
  • Ángel Ontalva & Ark Fedotov – “Lusud-Khan” from Shaman Rock on OctoberXart Records (2020)
  • Deep Energy Orchestra – “Call of Kali” from The Return on 7dMedia (2020)
  • The Central Heart – “Burning All We See” from Nothing But Sound on Independent (2020)
  • Seven Steps To The Green Door – “The Empty Room:  The Realization” from The?Book on Progressive Promotions Records (2011)
  • Hanford Flyover – “Here Now” from Here Now – Single on Independent (2020)
  • Ángel Ontalva & Ark Fedotov – “Shaman Rock” from Shaman Rock on OctoberXart Records (2020)
  • The Central Heart – “The Host That I Create” from Nothing But Sound on Independent (2020)
  • Deep Energy Orchestra – “Moksha – I. The Village” from The Return on 7dMedia (2020)
  • Deep Energy Orchestra – “Moksha – II. The Battle” from The Return on 7dMedia (2020)
  • Deep Energy Orchestra – “Moksha – III. The Journey” from The Return on 7dMedia (2020)
  • Deep Energy Orchestra – “Moksha – IV. The Return” from The Return on 7dMedia (2020)

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

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are almost 200 podcasts now!).

Most importantly, SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST below, so you’ll have it delivered to your fingertips weekly! ˅˅˅˅˅˅˅˅

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That ‘other’ entity at which I present over in the United Kingdom is celebrating 5 years on the Internet.  So all the Progzilla Radio DJ’s have created shows featuring the songs that hooked them on progressive rock, as well as some favorites from the past 5 years.  Even though I broke the rules… just a bit, this is mine.

Why celebrate Progzilla Radio’s 5th Birthday on KPTZ?

You might also ask: Why is a raven like a writing desk?  I haven’t the slightest idea!

PLAYLIST:

  • The Moody Blues – “The Morning:  Another Morning” from Days Of Future Passed on Deram (1968)
  • Chicago Transit Authority – “Listen” from Chicago Transit Authority on Columbia (1969)
  • Jethro Tull – “Aqualung” from Aqualung (SW Remaster) on Parlaphone UK (1971)
  • Pink Floyd – “Money (Remaster)” from The Dark Side Of The Moon on Pink Floyd Records (1973)
  • Yes – “Perpetual Change” from The Yes Album(SW Remix) on Panegyric (1971)
  • Bent Knee – “Shiny Eyed Babies” from Shiny Eyed Babies on Bent Knee (2014)
  • Bent Knee – “Way Too Long” from Shiny Eyed Babies on Bent Knee (2014)
  • Naked Truth – “Rapid Fire” from Avian Thug on RareNoise Records (2015)
  • Amoeba Split – “The Book Of Days” from Second Split on Azafrán Media (2016)
  • Bubblemath – “Avoid The Eye Candy” from Edit Peptide on Cuneiform Records (2017)
  • Dai Kaht – “Hertz Kömatt” from Dai Kaht II on SoleilZeuhl (2020)
  • Loomings – “Sick Notes” from Hey Weirdo! on Soleil Mutant (2019)
  • Loomings – “High Bar” from Hey Weirdo! on Soleil Mutant (2019)
  • Amgala Temple – “The Eccentric” from Invisible Airships on Pekula Records (2018)
  • Dai Kaht – “Zöbehr-Daï” from Dai Kaht II on SoleilZeuhl (2020)

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

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are almost 200 podcasts now!).

Most importantly, SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST below, so you’ll have it delivered to your fingertips weekly! ˅˅˅˅˅˅˅˅

The Progressive Tracks Show #353 (A Space…Something)

What do you do when you have a lot of space-related music waiting to be played? You put it all in a show and pretend it tells a story.

Well…it might, y’know. 

PLAYLIST:

  • Hibernal – “The Emptiness” from Beyond on Independent (2020)
  • Aton Five – “A Chain Of Events” from Solarstalgia on IndigoBoom (2018)
  • Orange Clocks – “Let Me Breathe” from Metamorphic on BEM (2020)
  • Spaceslug – “Trees Of Gold” from Reign Of The Orion on BSFD Records (2019)
  • Yuri Gagarin – “Oneironaut” from The Outskirts Of Reality on Sound Effect Records (2020)
  • Hibernal – “Canopy of Stars” from Beyond on Independent (2020)
  • The Spacelords – “Spaceflowers” from Spaceflowers on Tonzonene Records (2020)
  • Hibernal – “Beyond” from Beyond on Independent (2020)
  • Yuri Gagarin – “QSO” from The Outskirts Of Reality on Sound Effect Records (2020)
  • Mark Wingfield – “Mars Saffron” from Proof of Light on MoonJune Records (2015)
  • Hats Off Gentlemen It’s Adequate – “Chasing Neon” from Nostalgia For Infinity on Independent (2020)
  • Orange Clocks – “Floating Temple” from Metamorphic on BEM (2020)

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

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are almost 190 podcasts now!).

Most importantly, SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST below, so you’ll have it delivered to your fingertips weekly! ˅˅˅˅˅˅˅˅

The Progressive Tracks Show #352 (All Sub-Genres Welcome Here)

Progressive Rock is broad and immersive. This show is no different.

Tune in… relax… enjoy!

PLAYLIST:

  • The Legendary Flower Punk – “Wabi Wu” from Wabi Wu on Independent (2020)
  • Moron Police – “Captain Awkward” from A Boat On The Sea on Mighty Jam Music Group (2019)
  • Angel Ontalva & Vespero – “Uwasa No Onna” from Sada on OctoberXart (2020)
  • Psychotic Waltz – “Devils and Angels” from The God-Shaped Void on InsideOutMusic (2020)
  • Pure Reason Revolution – “Silent Genesis” from Eupnea on InsideOutMusic (2020)
  • Sunwatchers – “Sunwatchers vs. Toot Decay” from Oh Yeah?  on Independent (2020)
  • Metronhomme – “Acrobazie” from 4 on Independent (2019)
  • Spaceslug – “Beneath The Haze” from Reign of the Orion on BSFD Records (2019)
  • Upsilon Acrux – “Random Denouncement” from The Last Pirates Of Upsilon on Cuneiform Records (1999)
  • Angel Ontalva & Vespero – “Futari Kiri” from Sada on OctoberXart (2020)
  • Mirkwood Spiders – “Psychonaut” from Heroes In Chaos on Independent (2019)

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

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are almost 190 podcasts now!).

Most importantly, SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST below, so you’ll have it delivered to your fingertips weekly! ˅˅˅˅˅˅˅˅