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This week’s Prog-Watch features a lot of great, modern Prog Rock from Jan Akkerman, Karfagen, Low Roar, Rodney Matthews and Jeff Scheetz with Oliver Wakeman, Nick Magnus, and Frequent Flyers, and a “proggy”classic from Elton John! Plus, The Doctor, Rob Fisher, will be examining the debut album by the UK group Chasing the Monsoon!

709: Variety + Chasing the Monsoon Project on Progressive Discoveries

 

Great Prog Rock Variety and the first Progressive Discoveries segment of 2020 are on tap in this week’s Prog-Watch! Hear music from Jeff Lynne’s ELO, Great Pacific Orchestra, Flying Colors, The Flower Kings, Workshop of the Wolf, and Tool! Plus, Dr. Rob Fisher will be enlightening us on the fabulous new album, The Rising, by Tony Lowe’s ESP Project!

704: Variety + the ESP Project on Progressive Discoveries

 

 

This week: The third and final part of my collaboration with The Progressive Aspect on the best albums of the past ten years! Ten more great tracks and write-ups from ten great albums as selected by ten of TPA’s finest reviewers!

With contributions from Rob Fisher, Basil Francis, Andrew Halley, Magnus Moar, Bob Mulvey, Jez Rowden, Graham Thomas, Roger Trenwith, Leo Trimming, and John Wenlock-Smith!

651: Prog-Watch and TPA Present the Best of 2010 – 2019, Pt. 3

 

 

 

This week Prog-Watch and The Progressive Aspect begin a three-part “prog-stravaganza” looking at the best albums of the past ten years! Ten of TPA’s reviewers have selected their three favorite albums, and I will be presenting their short reviews and playing tracks from those albums over the course of three programs!

With contributions from Rob Fisher, Basil Francis, Andrew Halley, Magnus Moar, Bob Mulvey, Jez Rowden, Graham Thomas, Roger Trenwith, Leo Trimming, and John Wenlock-Smith!

649: Prog-Watch and TPA Present the Best of 2010 – 2019, Pt. 1

 

This week’s Prog-Watch is an ALL NEW Variety program with lots of great stuff from some artists who are new to the show and some returning favorites! We’ll hear new music from The Gift, Rob Cottingham, Lazleitt, iamthemorning, Mindspeak, We Are Kin, and Nomadic Horizon! On top of all that, we will also have a house call from THE DOCTOR, Rob Fisher, who will be taking us on a voyage of Progressive Discovery with the latest album by the German band Cyril!

 

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I have a lot of great stuff lined up for you on this week’s Prog-Watch! For starters, I’ll be catching you up on some of the latest Prog Rock releases from Izz, Pattern Seeking Animals, Introitus, Jordan Rudess, and Terry Draper, formerly of Klaatu! Plus, I’ll have a couple of listener dedications (Camel and U.K.), and there will also be a house call from THE DOCTOR, Rob Fisher, who will be taking us on a voyage of Progressive Discovery with the latest album by the Norwegian band Oak!

 

629: Variety + Oak on Progressive Discoveries

 

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