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The Progressive Tracks Show #220 (Waddaya Mean “Winter Is Here”?), originally broadcast on Friday July 21, 2017, is now available to download or listen to any time you desire.

Everything seems to be about Game of Thrones this week… including this podcast show (as far as you know).

The music is guaranteed to be excellent.  Isn’t that enough… or do you need dragons?    ;0)

PLAYLIST:

  • Cloud Becomes Your Hand – “Bridge of Ignorance Returns” from Rest in Fleas on Northern Spy
  • Inner Ear Brigade – “Dark Sleep Fortress” from Dromology on Altrock
  • Sky Architect -“Into Singularity (Part I)” from Nomad on FREIA Music
  • Sky Architect  “Into Singularity (Part II)” from Nomad on FREIA Music
  • Nick Johnston – “Weakened by Winter” from Remarkably Human on Nick Johnston
  • Touch – “Alesha and Others” from Touch on Cherry Red Records
  • Touch – “Seventy Five” from Touch on Cherry Red Records
  • Nick Johnston – “Hypergiant” from Remarkably Human on Nick Johnston
  • Cloud Becomes Your Hand – “Garden of the Ape” from Rest in Fleas on Northern Spy
  • Touch – “Down at Cerce’s Place” from Touch on Cherry Red Records
  • Inner Ear Brigade – “Shaman Coin Toss” from Dromology on Altrock
  • Inner Ear Brigade – “Targa Floria” from Dromology on Altrock

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

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The Progressive Tracks Show #217 (Orchestra Night), originally broadcast on Friday June 30, 2017, is now available to download or listen to any time you desire.

No… it’s not just a bunch of boring classical music (although I find my attempt at the classical DJ’ing style, truly is).

PLAYLIST:

  • Electric Light Orchestra – “Rockaria!” from a new world record on CBS Records
  • Stop Motion Orchestra – “News and Ice Cream” from Instant Everything! on Egg Helmet Records
  • Vikram Shankar Orchestra – “She’ll Make Point Five Past Light-Speed!” from Single – She’ll Make Point Five Past Light-Speed on Independent
  • Diablo Swing Orchestra – “Mass Rapture” from Pandora’s Pinata on CANDLELIGHT (CDL)
  • The Daedalus Spirit Orchestra – “Think Tank” from Tabula rasa on The Daedalus Spirit Orchestra
  • The National Orchestra of the United Kingdom of Goats – “The Righteous, The Faltering & the Frail” from Vargorok on The National Orchestra of the United Kingdom of Goats
  • No Life Orchestra – “Tidsmachine” from Tidsmachine – Single on Luftwaffel Records
  • Empty Space Orchestra – “Exit Strategy” from Empty Space Orchestra on Independent
  • Old Rock City Orchestra – “When You Pick an Apple from the Tree” from Back to Earth on M.P. & Records
  • Fugato Orchestra – “Tengeri Legenda” from Neander Variációk on Periferic Records
  • Fusion Orchestra – “Suite For 1000 Trampits (Part 1)” from Skeleton In Armour on Parlaphone
  • Fusion Orchestra – “Sonata In Z” from Skeleton In Armour on Parlaphone
  • Mahavishnu Orchestra – “Cosmic Strut” from Visions Of The Emerald Beyond
  • Divine Baze Orchestra – “Dance” from Once We Were Born… on Transubstans Records
  • Det Skandaløse Orkester – “Skandale Finale” from ONO HAR DE LAGET SKANDALE IGJEN! on Independent

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

The Progressive Tracks Show #216 (Nice Surprises), originally broadcast on Friday June 23, 2017, is now available to download or listen to any time you desire.

Everyone likes surprises… especially when they’re nice ones.

WARNING:  King Crimson 2017 US Tour Spoilers Contained Within!!!

PLAYLIST:

  • NP:  Styx – “Gone Gone Gone” from The Mission on Styx Concept
  • NP:  Monkeybat – “Pockets” from Pockets – Unreleased on Independent
  • NP:  Ghost Ship Octavius – “Saturn and Skies” from Ghost Ship Octavius on Ghost Ship Octavius
  • NP:  King Crimson – “The Battle Of Glass Tears” from Lizard (Expanded Edition) on Discipline Global Mobile
  • NP:  Machines Dream – “Black Science” from Black Science on Progressive Gears
  • NP:  Damanek – “Dark Sun” from On Track on GEP
  • NP:  Styx – “Red Storm” from The Mission on Styx Concept
  • NP:  Roger Waters – “Picture That” from Is This The Life We Really Want? on Columbia Records
  • NP:  Machines Dream – “Noise To Signal” from Black Science on Progressive Gears
  • NP:  King Crimson – “Islands” from Islands (40th Anniversary Edition) on Discipline Global Mobile

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

 

The Progressive Tracks Show #215 (I’ll Take Theme-less Shows For $200, Alex), originally broadcast on Friday June 16, 2017, is now available to download or listen to any time you desire.

Theme-less is the new Theme, people!  So get on board!      ;o)

PLAYLIST:

  • NP:  Schnauser – “Spiele Mit Katzen” from Irritant on Bad Elephant Music
  • NP:  The Echelon Effect – “Distant Cities” from Signals on Independent
  • NP:  Cosmograf – “Tethered and Bound” from The Hay-Man Dreams on Cosmograf Music
  • NP:  El Trio – “Solo En Cancion” from Balance on Independent
  • NP:  Pink Floyd – “Welcome To The Machine” from Wish You Were Here (Remastered) on Parlophone UK
  • NP:  Pink Floyd – “Have A Cigar” from Wish You Were Here (Remastered) on Parlophone UK
  • NP:  Davey Dodds – “Kernowcopia” from Kernowcopia on Angel Air Records
  • NP:  Hypnos 69 – “An Aerial Architect” from Legacy on Elektrohasch Schallplatten
  • NP:  Schnauser – “The Monday Club” from Irritant on Bad Elephant Music
  • NP:  El Trio – “A Medio Vivir” from Balance on Independent
  • NP:  Cosmograf – “Trouble In The Forest” from The Hay-Man Dreams on Cosmograf Music
  • NP:  The Echelon Effect – “End Transmission” from Signals on Independent

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

The Progressive Tracks Show #214 (Catching Up With The Listening), originally broadcast on Friday June 9, 2017, is now available to download or listen to any time you desire.

Still backlogged… Still listening… Still not seeing this as any kind of problem!      ;o)

PLAYLIST:

  • NP: Shob – “Straight Ahead” from Karma Obscur on iM Shob
  • NP:Bubblemath – “Routine Maintenance” from Edit Peptide on Cuneiform Records
  • NP:Renaissance Illusion – “One More Turn of the Wheel” from Through the Fire on Angel Air
  • NP:Mobius Strip – “Deja Vu” from Mobius Strip on Musea Paralèlle
  • NP:Citizen Cain’s Stewart Bell – “A Word, A Name (Early Days Suite, Pt. 1)” from The Antechamber of Being, Pt. 2: Stories from the Antechamber on Citizen Cain’s Stewart Bell
  • NP:Citizen Cain’s Stewart Bell – “Rude Awakening (Early Days Suite, Pt. 2) [feat. Simone Rossetti]” from The Antechamber of Being, Pt. 2: Stories from the Antechamber on Citizen Cain’s Stewart Bell
  • NP:Citizen Cain’s Stewart Bell – “W.I.L.D (Early Days Suite, Pt. 3) [feat. Simone Rossetti & Phil Allen]” from The Antechamber of Being, Pt. 2: Stories from the Antechamber on Citizen Cain’s Stewart Bell
  • NP:Citizen Cain’s Stewart Bell – “First Awareness (Early Days Suite, Pt. 4) [feat. Simone Rossetti & Phil Allen]” from The Antechamber of Being, Pt. 2: Stories from the Antechamber on Citizen Cain’s Stewart Bell
  • NP:Voyager – “Ghost Mile” from Ghost Mile on Pledge Music
  • NP:Mobius Strip – “Andalusia” from Mobius Strip on Musea Paralèlle
  • NP:Renaissance Illusion – “Good Heart” from Through the Fire on Angel Air
  • NP:Bubblemath – “Get A Lawn” from Edit Peptide on Cuneiform Records
  • NP:Bubblemath – “The Sensual Con” from Edit Peptide on Cuneiform Records

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

The Progressive Tracks Show #213 (Gone Five Weeks… Nothing’s Changed), originally broadcast on Friday June 2, 2017, is now available to download or listen to any time you desire.

SeaProg 2017 is over.  A great time was had by all.  But now there’s a backlog of great new music to play.  Problem?  Did I say anything about a problem?

PLAYLIST:

  • It– “Power” from We’re All in This Together on Progressive Gears Records
  • Jhimm– “One Of Us” composed by Jason Himmelberger from The Golden Age of Nothing on Independent 
  • Gentle Knife– “Prelude Incipit” from Clock Unwound on Just For Kicks Music
  • Gentle Knife– “Clock Unwound” from Clock Unwound on Just For Kicks Music
  • Scale the Summit– “Dream12” from IN a World of Fear on Scale The Summit
  • Miriodor– “Passage Secret” from Signal 9 on Cuneiform Records
  • It– “Revolution” from We’re All in This Together on Progressive Gears Records
  • Gentle Knife– “Plans Askew” from Clock Unwound on Just For Kicks Music
  • Jhimm– “Dark Side Of The Girl” composed by Jason Himmelberger from The Golden Age of Nothing on Independent
  • Kikagaku Moyo– “Streets of Calcutta” from Forest Of Lost Children on Beyond Beyond Is Beyond Records
  • Kikagaku Moyo– “Green Sugar” from House In The Tall Grass on Independent

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

The Progressive Tracks Show #212 (SeaProg 2017 Artists Preview #5), originally broadcast on Friday May 26, 2017, is now available to download or listen to any time you desire.

This is the fifth and last in a series featuring bands that will grace the stage of the Columbia City Theater in Seattle June 2-4, 2017 for SeaProg – The Seattle Festival of Progressive and Avant Rock.  And this podcast has them ALL!

Not familiar?  All the more reason to check out the festival, and the bands!

PLAYLIST:

  • Lupertazzi – “Snakes” from Snakes – Single on Independent
  • Ibex – “Empire of the Stromatolites” from Parthenogenesis on Independent
  • Human Ottoman – “Robespierre’s Crowning” from Power Baby on Human Ottoman
  • Chemical Clock – “Decaviter” from Bad Habitat on Chemical Clock
  • Jan Koekepan – “Benthic” from Depths on Inpendendent
  • Zero Times Everything – “Led” from Sonic Cinema on 7d Media
  • Omni – “Out With A Whimper” from Ghosts on Independent
  • Robert Svilpa & Paraesthesia – “Peace, My Brother” from The Sound Of Thoughts on Hyperboreal Music
  • Jack O’ the Clock – “Saturday Afternoon On the Median” from All My Friends on Jack O’ the Clock
  • Points North – “Foxes & Cougars” from Points North on Magna Carta
  • Wax Heads – “Mano a mano” from Hermandad on Fonarte Latino, S.A. de C.V.
  • The Machine That We Built – “Better Git_Still Rainin” from Live Recording
  • Pinto Wagonfire – “Paranoia Crash” from Single on Independent
  • Moon Letters – “Kingfisher and the Red Knight” from Single on Independent
  • Super Z Attack Team – “Name of the Sun” from Live Sonarchy Recording
  • Fraktal Phantom – “Cosmic Fire” from Live In The Studio EP on Independent

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack