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This week on Prog-Watch I have a bit of a mixed bag! We’ll hear great stuff from the likes of Surreal, Bjørn Riis, In Continuum, and Nad Sylvan, plus Dr. Rob Fisher will be taking a look at the latest Damanek album on Progressive Discoveries! As if that was not enough, I’ll have a mini feature on Nikki Squire and her band Esquire! Nikki has a new track and she and I chatted about that and the future of Esquire!

624: Variety, Nikki Squire, and Damanek on Progressive Discoveries

 

This week on Prog-Watch: More ALL NEW Prog Rock Variety from Lonely Robot, Brighteye Brison, Great Wide Nothing, Green Desert Tree, BangTower, Cosmograf & Alan Parsons! Plus, a visit from THE DOCTOR, Rob Fisher, who will be taking a look at “Solipsystemology”, the latest album by ‘t’ (Thomas Thielen), on Progressive Discoveries!

621: More ALL NEW Variety + Thomas Thielen (“t”) on Progressive Discoveries

 

 

This week on Prog-Watch I’m spinning fabulous music from The Room, The Franky Valentyn Project, Residuos Mentales, John Lodge, Premiata Forneria Marconi (or PFM, for short), Grand Tour, and Now In Colour! Plus, our friend and resident reviewer, Dr. Rob Fisher, will be taking us on a voyage of Progressive Discovery with the German duo Manuel Schmid and Marek Arnold, with a look at their collaborative album called Zeiten!

615: Variety + Schmid and Arnold on Progressive Discoveries

 

Well, it’s that time of year again…when Prog-Watch teams with The Progressive Aspect to bring you our end of year round-up of some of the best albums released in the Progressive genre this year! Seven of the fine reviewers from TPA provided short lists of their favorites, and brief reviews. Your humble host has also selected one of his own. With contributions from Mel Allen, Shawn Dudley, Rob Fisher, Magnus Moar, Jez Rowden, Roger Trenwith, and Leo Trimming, and music from Robert Berry’s 3.2, Dukes of the Orient, Gazpacho, North Atlantic Oscillation, Phideaux, Pymlico, Regal Worm, and Voivod!

551: Prog-Watch & TPA Present Some of the Best of 2018

This week’s Prog-Watch is one of our semi-annual collaborations with the fine reviewers of The Progressive Aspect to bring you some of the Best of 2018 (So Far)! Nine fantastic pieces from nine of the best albums released so far this year and short reviews of each! With contributions from Mel Allen, Tony Colvill, Rob Fisher, Bob Mulvey, Roger Trenwith, Leo Trimming, and John Wenlock-Smith!

526: Some of the Best of 2018 (So Far)

 

The podcast of this week’s Prog-Watch is available at Progwatch.com

On this week’s show we have a very special edition of Progressive Discoveries, hosted by Dr. Rob Fisher himself! Rob will be talking about the new Lunatic Soul album “Fractured” and how it relates to us all as we struggle to get over losses in our lives. Personal, yet universal! Before and after this special feature, I’ve got a variety of great new stuff from Wobbler, Looking-Glass Lantern, Karfagen, ZEH, Gleb Kolyadin, and the Von Hertzen Brothers!

505: Variety + Lunatic Soul on Progressive Discoveries

 

This week’s Prog-Watch is our semi-annual collaboration with some of the merry reviewers at The Progressive Aspect, bringing you some of the best Prog Rock releases this year! We’ll hear short reviews and sample music from ten of the best albums of 2017, as suggested by Mel Allen, Tony Colvill, Shawn Dudley, Rob Fisher, Jez Rowden, Roger Trenwith, and Leo Trimming. I’ll also pick a favorite of my own, and run down the whole list of albums which were nominated, but not represented on the show. (We do only have 90 minutes, and more than 30 albums were suggested!) So join me this week for a year-end round-up of some of the best new music released this year in our favorite genre!

450: Some Of The Best Of 2017

This week I have another great variety program with music spanning five decades! We’ll hear from Queensryche, the Colin Tench Project, Magenta, Steve Winwood, Lifesigns, Fish, the Strawbs, Arena, and Steven Wilson! Plus, there will be another edition of Progressive Discoveries with Dr. Rob Fisher, looking at the great new album by White Moth Black Butterfly!

442: Variety

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This week’s episode is a great variety program, with lots of (mostly) new stuff for your listening pleasure! Hear music from Ghost Community, Rikard Sjöblom’s Gungfly, Karda Estra, Brother Ape, The Mothers Earth Experiment, Simon Says, Deep Purple, Valdez, Cast, Gregorian Rock, and Machines Dream! We’ll also hear from our friend and resident reviewer, Dr. Rob Fisher, who will be focusing on the latest album by Damian Wilson!

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And you don’t want to miss this week’s program, as it is a Best Of 2017 (So Far) special, in cooperation with the fine reviewers of The Progressive Aspect! We’ll have commentary from Rob Fisher, Bob Mulvey, Jez Rowden, Mel Allen, Shawn Dudley, Roger Trenwith, Leo Trimming, and John Wenlock-Smith! Music will come from a dozen of the best releases of 2017 (so far) by All Them Witches, Richard Barbieri, The Barock Project, The Bob Lazar Story, Tim Bowness, Gordon Giltrap and Paul Ward, Steve Hackett, Kepler Ten, Lonely Robot, The Mute Gods, Alan Reed and White Willow!