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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #404 (“404… But Not An Error”)

After contemplating last week whether the numbering of shows has a purpose, wouldn’t you know that this week’s show is #404… commonly associated with computer errors.

Well, be assured this show is no error… it’s filled with excellent new, classic, and tribute tracks.

Tune in… and shatter any negative perceptions you have about “404”.

PLAYLIST:

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #403 (What’s in a Number, Anyway?)

Mike’s not keeping track of anything this week… just playing great music.  Some new, some classic… including an overdue tribute to an amazing rhythm section who left us in 2020.

PLAYLIST:

  • The Crown – “Surfing the RF” from Surfing the RF – Single on Independent (2021)
  • Free Human Zoo – “Corps Légers” from Aïki Do RéMy on Ex-tension (2013)
  • BLIXT (Bill Laswell, Raoul Bjorkenheim, Morgan Agren) – “Black Whole” from BLIXT on Cuneiform Records (2011)
  • Archaïa – “Sur Les Traces Du Vieux Roy” from Archaïa on Soleil Zeuhl (1977)
  • Liquid Tension Experiment – “Passage of Time” from LTE3 on InsideOut (2021)
  • Cynic – “Textures” from Focus on Roadrunner Records (1993)
  • Gordian Knot – “Arsis” from Emergent on Sensory (2003)
  • Gordian Knot – “Mutterspache” from Emergent on Sensory (2003)
  • OSI – “ShutDOWN” from Office of Strategic Influence on InsideOut Music (2003)
  • Steven Wilson – “Count of Unease” from The Future Bites on Caroline (2021)
  • Resistor – “Blackout” from Underground on MRR (2017)
  • Area – “Consapevolezza (Awareness)” from Arbeit Macht Frei on Kramps (1973)
  • Cardiacs – “A Little Man And A House” from A Little Man And A House And The Whole World Window on The Alphabet Business Concern (1988)
  • Psychoyogi – “Tender Loving Way” from Dangerous Devices on Psychoyogi (2020)
  • Ray Russell – “Six In-Six Out” from Fluid Architecture on Cuneiform Records (2021)

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #401 (Prog Diversity)

Diversity of styles has never been an issue with Progressive Rock.

Neither has it ever been with The Progressive Tracks Show.

This edition is no different… because it too, is ‘different’.

PLAYLIST:

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #401 (Here Come The Rooster)

After the 400th show celebration, it’s time to get back to the business of playing great new music… and featuring a Golden Tracks album that’s turning 50 years old.

Don’t miss this one… there are some good jams here!

PLAYLIST:
  • Atomic Rooster – “Sleeping For Years” from Death Walks Behind You on Sanctuary Records (1971)
  • Needlepoint – “Walking Up That Valley” from Walking Up That Valley on Bjk Music (2021)
  • François Thollot – “Leave in Time to Walk Around Looking at the Sky” from Happy Lockdown on Independent (2021)
  • Atomic Rooster – “Nobody Else” from Death Walks Behind You on Sanctuary Records (1971)
  • Moop – “Manlayl – half completed / half started” from Ostara on Tonzonen Records (2021)
  • Satorinaut – “Medieval Gran Turismo” from Exclusive All Inclusive on Little Rascal Records (2020)
  • Atomic Rooster – “Vug” from Death Walks Behind You on Sanctuary Records (1971)
  • Electric Octopus – “2” from Inclinations on Electric Octopus (2021)
  • Lucidvox – “My Little Star” from We Are on Glitterbeat (2020)
  • Atomic Rooster – “Gerschatzer” from Death Walks Behind You on Sanctuary Records (1971)

Feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #400 (The Big 4-0-0!)

Another milestone ProgTracks show… one that Mike never dreamed he’d reach.

But he did… and he’s playing epics, both classic and new, to celebrate!

[BTW, that’s a classic 1967 Pontiac Firebird 400, proving Mike is really old].

PLAYLIST:
  • The Pneumatic Transit – “Shipyard Dawn” from Nimoy on Independent (2021)
  • Pacifica – “The Mariner” from The Mariner – Single on Independent (2020)
  • Genesis – “Supper’s Ready” from Foxtrot on Charisma (1972)
  • Mark Wingfield – “Persian Snow Leopard” from Zoji on MoonJune Records (2021)
  • Yes – “Close to the Edge” from Close to the Edge on Atlantic (1972)

Feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #39 (Turning The Corner…)

What do you do when you’re turning the corner from the 300’s to the 400’s… and you find yourself in a corner, as to what to play?
You play lots of great new music, of course!  Join Mike to hear stuff you haven’t heard… yet.
PLAYLIST:

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #398 (2021… A New Beginning?)

2020 is history!  We start a new year on the show this week.

Let’s start ‘fresh… But can we?

PLAYLIST:
  • Bill Laswell – “Nothing” from City of Light on Sub rosa (1997)
  • Devo – “Beautiful World” from New Traditionalists on Warner (1981)
  • Gerard Smith – “Waves of Confusion” from Lullabies in an Ancient Tongue on Beagletone (2021)
  • Custard Flux – “Quarantyne” from Oxygen on Independent (2020)
  • Midday Veil – “Asymptote” from Eyes All Around on Independent (2010)
  • Julie Slick – “Orange Soil (featuring Eric Slick and Marco Machera)” from Orange Soil on Independent (2020)
  • Quimper – “A Simple Sickness” from Dejado on Wormhole World (2020)
  • The Living Earth Show – “The North Pacific Garbage Patch” on The North Pacific Garbage Patch – Single on Independent (2020)
  • Jhimm – “Absent (Part 2)” from Absent on Independent (2020)
  • BaK – “Damage Done” from Damage Done – Single on Independent (2020)
  • Helmet of Gnats – “Junkfish” from Travelogue on Ambient Records (2020)
  • Mahogany Frog – “CUbe” from In The Electric Universe on (2021)
  • Einvigi – “Soturin Uni” from Sielulintu-Soturin on Inverse Records (2020)
  • The Tea Club – “Came at a Loss” from If/When on Independent (2019)

Feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #397 (ProgTracks’ Best of 2020)

2020 is basically history!

That’s the FIRST good news.

Another bit of good news is that, despite all the bad in 2020… the circumstances seemed to be a boon to music artists’ creativity.

There was a TON of great music made in 2020… and we’re going to explore some of that this week!

PLAYLIST:
  • Flairck – “The Stoned Wedding” from Back Alive! On Home Records (2020)
  • Ángel Ontalva & Vespero – Sea Orm from Live at the Astrakhan State Theatre of Opera and Ballet on octoberXart records (2020)
  • Le Grand Sbam – “Li (le feu)” from Furvent on dur et doux (2020)
  • Dai Kaht – “Wehr Mahrü” from Dai Kaht II on Soleil Zeuhl (2020)
  • SBONK – “Debula” from LAMIZUK on iMD-Experimental Rock (2020)
  • yllwshrk – “Arsenik” from I AM ALADDIN on EOA Recordings (2020)
  • Kanaan – “Seemingly Changeless Stars” from Odense Sessions on El Paraiso Records (2020)
  • Markus Reuter (featuring Fabio Trentini and Asaf Sirkis) – “Bogeyman” from Truce on MoonJune Records (2020)
  • Sonar with David Torn – “Cloud Chamber” from Tranceportation, Vol. 2 on RareNoise Records (2020)
  • Neptunian Maximalism – “To The Earth: NGANGA – Grand Guérisseur Magique de l’ère Probocène “ from Éons on I, Voidhanger Records (2020)  NOTE:  ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #396 (Last New Music of 2020)

I’ll take this opportunity to express my heartfelt appreciation for all the artists who have not only persevered through this pandemic, but seemed to thrive on the alternating chaos and isolation.

We’re all better for your creative efforts.
This week we explore more of this year’s creations.
PLAYLIST:
  • Arch Echo – “Strut” from Story I – EP on Arch Echo (2020)
  • PAMPS! Les Pamplemousses Ethyliques – “Caracas” from Ozymandias on PAMPS! Les Pamplemousses Ethyliques (2020)
  • Meriadec Gouriou Trio – “Robertoy” from Meriadec Gouriou on Meriadec Gouriou (2020)
  • ORGANIC NOISES – “Hoondz” from reCreation on ORGANIC NOISES (2020)
  • Jonatan Piña Duluc – “Secuencia III, Confirmación” from Sountrack Vol. I, Secuencia  on Jonatan Piña Duluc  (2020)
  • Fractal Sun – “Visions II: Holographic Depiction” from Turmoil on 2076460 Records DK2 (2020)
  • Stick Men with Gary Husband – “CUSP” from Owari on MoonJune Records (2020)
  • Acadence – “Presence” from New Worlds on Acadence (2020)
  • Jumble Hole Clough – “Insomniac” from I can name the un-named boy on Jumble Hole Clough (2020)
  • Layma Azur – “Arlee” from Adéu on (2020)
  • Guy Buttery & Kanada Narahari – “Sonokota” from Nāḍī on Guy Buttery (2020)
  • The Grand Astoria – “Njanatiloka” from From the Great Beyond – EP on [addicted label] (2020)

Feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #395 (ProgMas?  No, More Like a ProgMESS 2020)

It’s another ProgMas show!

However, as we’re in the middle of a pandemic, this is more of a ProgMESS in 2020.  It’s almost like the strange times have caught up with the strange music…

Join in to celebrate the season in typically atypical Progressive Tracks style.

Feel free to contact me any time via email:  ProgTracks@KPTZ.org

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