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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

 

 

Progressive Tracks Show #370 (The Beautiful Genre)

Progressive Rock is one of the most emotive and beautiful musical genres… so says I.

This week’s show is going to be a big ‘lighter’ overall; each track is beautiful in its own way… and of course, in my opinion.

And, sadly, we’ll have a tribute to another great artist… and that’s not just my opinion.

  • King Crimson – “Lady of the Dancing Water” from Lizard on DGM (1970)
  • King Crimson – “Cat Food” from In The Wake of Poseidon on DGM (1970)
  • Ahvak – “Bherta” from Ahvak on Cuneiform Records (2004)
  • Electric Mud – “Quiet Days On Earth” from Quiet Days On Earth on Independent (2020)
  • Atilla Engin & Mateo – “Take Care of Your Baby” from Turkish Delight on Arsivplak (1980)
  • Gary Husband & Markus Reuter – “Music of Our Times” from Music of Our Times on MoonJune Records (2020)
  • Jonathan & Corentin Aussems – “Uhb” from Idegael on homerecords.be (2016)
  • King Crimson – “Cadence and Cascade” from In The Wake of Poseidon on DGM (1970)
  • King Crimson – “Islands” from Islands on DGM (1970)
  • Ahvak – “Ahvak” from Ahvak on Cuneiform Records (2004)
  • El Tubo Elastico – “La marcha elástica de los enanitos” from La marcha elástica de los enanitos – Single on Independent (2020)
  • King Crimson – “Happy Family” from Lizard on DGM (1970)

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

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This week’s Prog-Watch is a Variety program with a Guest DJ Feature! I’ll be spinning tracks from Robyn Ferguson, Tarmak, Ubi Maior, Airbag, Silas and Saski, Nick D’Virgilio, Steve Thorne, and Haken! Our Guest DJ, Mr. Tony Zappa (no relation to Frank, he informs me) has chosen songs from Yes, Spock’s Beard, King Crimson, and Jon And Vangelis, and I’ll be mixing those in and reading Tony’s commentary!

723: Variety with a Guest DJ Feature

 

 

 

 

 

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

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #341
(Bringin’ The Music!)

We’ll make more musical discoveries this week… mostly of new music, but also a couple of ‘refreshed’ tunes to enjoy.

As always, not the usual radio fare. But that’s exactly why you tune in, right?

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

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This week’s Prog-Watch is an entire show dedicated to prog rock classic tracks! I’m spinning tunes by Genesis, Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention, King Crimson, Kansas, The Alan Parson Project, Yes, Jethro Tull, The Electric Light Orchestra, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band, and Caravan! Our friend and resident reviewer, Dr. Rob Fisher, is also doing a Progressive Discoveries segment on a classic album… Breathless by Camel! Come along as Prog-Watch goes “old school”!

648: Classix, Vol. 1

 

 

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

 

THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #338
(Veterans/Remembrance/Armistice Day – 2019)

Whether you call it Veterans Day, Remembrance Day or Armistice day… It’s time once again to remember and honor our military, with a ‘think for yourself’ show (there may be a hint of current events as well).

Music with a message!

PLAYLIST:

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #334  (Holding Court)

Do you really have to ask what this week’s show is all about?

Well, there is some other excellent new music included…

NOTE:  This podcast has ‘a little extra’ attached.  I don’t think you’ll mind.  ;o)

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

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PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #322 (Apollo 11 – Prog You To The Moon And Back)

This week’s edition of The Progressive Tracks Show is a creation; an experience best enjoyed in solitude. The (mostly) instrumental songs and historical audio clips were carefully pieced together to evoke emotion; to portray the Apollo 11 mission through the emotional power of music.
I do hope you can take time to sit back and enjoy it!

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are over 160 now!).

PLAYLIST:

  • Red Kite – “13 Enemas For Good Luck” from Red Kite on RareNoise (2019)
  • King Crimson – “Separation (edit)” from The Elements of King Crimson Tourbox 2014 on DGM (2016)
  • Elder – “Illusory Motion” from The Gold & Silver Sessions on Blues Funeral Recordings (2019)
  • District 97 – “After Orbit Mission” from Screens on Cherry Red Records (2019)
  • Vespero – “Watching The Earth Rise” from Hollow Moon on Tonzonen Records (2018)
  • Fabio La Manna – “Luna2” from EBE on Via Nocturna (2016)
  • Spirit – “Space Child” from Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus on Ode/Epic/Legacy (1970)
  • Polska Radio One – “Launch #93” from Cosmos Inside on Trail Records (2014)
  • Camel – “Lunar Sea” from Moonmadness on UMC-Decca (1976)
  • Arcade Messiah – “Moon Signal” from II on Stereohead Records (2015)
  • Maat Lander – “Meteors Serenade” from Seasons of Space – Book #2 on Clostridium Records (2018)
  • Quarkspace  – “Space Folds Upon Itself” from All These Suns on Quarkspace (2018)
  • Blueneck – “Apogee” from Epilogue on Denovali Records (2012)
  • Astralingua – “Space Blues” from Space Blues – Single on Midnight Lamp Records (2019)
  • Eric Baule – “Touching The Earth” from Revelations Adrift on Independent (2015)
  • Aisles – “Hero” from 4:45 AM on Presagio Records (2013)

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