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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

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Progressive Tracks Show #372 (The Prog Continues…)

This week we’ll explore some (mostly) new music with which you may not be familiar.

Discovery:  It’s what we do here at The Progressive Tracks Show!

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 #369 (Music I’ve Been Thinking About)

This week there’s no theme.  I’m just playing some music that I’ve been thinking about.

Sometimes it’s good to take a break from trying to create… and just concentrate on the music.

  • Dreamwind – “The Ghost Planet” from Dreamwind on Independent (2020)
  • Melange &  Jacco Gardner – “Ashokh” from Ashokh – Single on Independent (2020)
  • Beyond-O-Matic – “Plague of Bliss” from Time To Get Up on Trail Records (2010)
  • Psychyogi – “Master Plan” from Dangerous Devices on Independent (2020)
  • Professor Tip Top – “Data Mining” from Hybrid Hymns on Apollon Records (2019)
  • Onségen Ensemble – “Awalaï” from Awalaï on Pink Tank Records (2016)
  • Smokemaster – “Astral Traveller” from Smokemaster on Tonzonen (2020)
  • Spiralmaze – “The Longest Day (part II)  “ on Back to the Center on Independent (2014)
  • Paper Cat – “The Spider Song” from Buttered Noodles on Independent (2020)
  • Professor Tip Top – “Erebus” from Tomorrow is Delayed on Apollon Records (2020)
  • Vespero – “The Emanation of the Giant Albion” from The Four Zoas on (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 #362 (The Psych Jam Keller)

Sometimes it’s good to stop… back up… and take time to decompress from all the madness. This week’s show is curated to allow you lose yourself in some great jams. Y’know, get your head straight.

And… it’s all new music!

PLAYLIST:

  • Vespero – “Tharmas” from The Four Zoas on Tonzonen Records (2020)
  • Kanaan – “Oresund” from Double Sun on El Paraiso Records (2020)
  • Satorinaut – “Hyperyaya” from Slow Psychedelic Speedrock on Aumega Project  (2020)
  • Oresund Space Collective – “Lost Milesage” from Experiments in the Subconscious on Space Rock Productions  (2020)
  • Elder – “Halcyon” from Omens on Armageddon Label  (2020)
  • Kanaan – “Of Raging Billows Breaking On The Sound” from The Odense Sessions on El Paraiso Records (2020)
  • Satorinaut – “Valley Path To The Source” from Slow Psychedelic Speedrock on Aumega Project  (2020)
  • Kanaan – “Double Sun, Pts. 1 & 2” from Double Sun on El Paraiso 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 #352 (All Sub-Genres Welcome Here)

Progressive Rock is broad and immersive. This show is no different.

Tune in… relax… enjoy!

PLAYLIST:

  • The Legendary Flower Punk – “Wabi Wu” from Wabi Wu on Independent (2020)
  • Moron Police – “Captain Awkward” from A Boat On The Sea on Mighty Jam Music Group (2019)
  • Angel Ontalva & Vespero – “Uwasa No Onna” from Sada on OctoberXart (2020)
  • Psychotic Waltz – “Devils and Angels” from The God-Shaped Void on InsideOutMusic (2020)
  • Pure Reason Revolution – “Silent Genesis” from Eupnea on InsideOutMusic (2020)
  • Sunwatchers – “Sunwatchers vs. Toot Decay” from Oh Yeah?  on Independent (2020)
  • Metronhomme – “Acrobazie” from 4 on Independent (2019)
  • Spaceslug – “Beneath The Haze” from Reign of the Orion on BSFD Records (2019)
  • Upsilon Acrux – “Random Denouncement” from The Last Pirates Of Upsilon on Cuneiform Records (1999)
  • Angel Ontalva & Vespero – “Futari Kiri” from Sada on OctoberXart (2020)
  • Mirkwood Spiders – “Psychonaut” from Heroes In Chaos on Independent (2019)

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 #350
(Heroes… Old and New)

Fact: We’re sadly losing our classic Prog musical heroes.

Response: This week we pay tribute to one such hero, while looking to the future for new ones.

PLAYLIST:

  • Rush – “Natural Science” from Permanent Waves on Mercury (1980)
  • Rush – “Subdivisions” from Signals on Mercury (1982)
  • Ángel Ontalva& Vespero – “A Sense Of Clarity” from Sada on OctoberXart (2020)
  • Krokofant – “Q – Part 2” from Q on Rune Grommofon (2019)
  • Ed Wynne – “Glass Staircase” from Shimmer Into Nature on Kscope (2019)
  • Minimum Vital – “La Compagnie” from Air Caravan’ on Musea (2019)
  • Minimum Vital – “Djin Alzawat” from Air Caravan’ on Musea (2019)
  • Mythic Sunship – “Ophidian Rising” from Changing Shapes on El Paraiso Records (2020)
  • Krokofant – “Q – Part 12” from Q on Rune Grommofon (2019)
  • Present – “Quatre-vingt Douze” from Triskaidekaphobie on Cuneiform Records (1989)

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

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are almost 190 podcasts now!).

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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

THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #319
(Still Exploring The Backlog)

2019 is proving to be a most prolific one for progressive rock artists… and that’s both a blessing… and a challenge. So much music… so little time.

So we’ll keep exploring the backlog of music this week… and it’s all impressive!

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are over 150 now!).

PLAYLIST:

  • Psychoyogi – “Evening Call” from Accident Prone on 620980 Records DK (2018)
  • Emily Bezar – “The Longest Way” from Out of the Moment on Demivox (2019)
  • Bent Knee – “Catch Light” from Catch Light – Single on InsideOutMusic (2019)
  • Dury Dava – “Afriki” from Dury Dava on InnerEar Records (2019)
  • Vespero – “Incredible Buildings” from Liventure #19 (Remastered) on VMS (2019)
  • The Pneumatic Transit – “Residual Sentience” from Chordae Tendineae on The Pneumatic Transit (2019)
  • Khadavra – “Down The Rabbithole” from Hypnagogia on Spinnup (2019)
  • X Suns – “Cataclysm” from Cataclysm – Single on X Suns (2018)
  • Dury Dava – “Ataxia” from Dury Dava on InnerEar Records (2019)
  • Dialeto – “The Young Bride” from Bartok in Rock on MoonJune Records (2017)
  • Schnellertollermeier – “Massacre du Printemps” from X on Cuneiform (2015)
  • PoiL – “Sus la Peira” from Sus on PoiL (2019)

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

THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #293 
(The Best of Prog – 2018)

This is it!

The culmination of a great year in Progressive Rock: The Progressive Tracks Show Best of Prog for 2018.

Congratulations to all the artists for making such exceptional music for us ProgHeads.

We will Prog On hard this week!

Remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks (there are 132 now!).

PLAYLIST:

  • Far Corner – “Myopia” from Risk on Cuneiform Records
  • The Hypersonic Factor – “Speed Demon” from Inventions of Diffusion on Independent
  • Koenjihyakkei – “Palbeth Tissilaq” from Dhorimvishka on Skin Graft Records
  • Amgala Temple – “Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine” from Invisible Airships on Pekula Records
  • Spiralmaze – “Holey” from Dunes of Dorlmeus on Independent
  • Ángel Ontalva & Vespero – “Giant Lobster Between the Orkneys and the Hebrides” from Carta Marina on VMS
  • Adam Holzman – “Are You High?” from Truth Decay on Big Fun Productions
  • El Tubo Elastico – “Impala” from Impala on Independent
  • SONAR with David Torn – “Red Shift” from Vortex on Rarenoise Records
  • All Traps On Earth – “All Traps On Earth” from A Drop Of Light on Independent

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

But first… enjoy the show!

Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

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You can interpret this title (and image) any way you want.

2018 has been a prolific year for progressive rock, as well as some other not-so-positive things.  The way you see things in general, may determine how you see this show.

In any case, you’ll hear a lot of great new music this week!

Remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at: http://www.progzilla.com/?s=progressive+tracks  (there are 125 now!).

– Mike “ProgTracks” Pollack

Email: ProgTracks@KPTZ.org (Comments are always welcome)

PLAYLIST:

  • Terra Terra – “Entropy” from Terra Terra on Indie
  • Sanguine Hum – “Skydive” from Now We Have Power on Bad Elephant Music
  • Gosta Berlings Saga – “Over and Out” from Et Ex on InsideOutMusic
  • Vespero – “Flight of the Lieutenant” from Hollow Moon on Tonzonen Records
  • Argos – “The Days of Perky Pat” from Unidentified Dying Objects on Bad Elephant Music
  • Forgas Band Phenomena – “Pierre Angulaire” from L’Oreille Électrique on Cuneiform
  • Vespero – “Space Clipper’s Wreckage” from Hollow Moon on Tonzonen Records
  • Ben Harper – “People Lead” from Fight for Your Mind on Virgin Records
  • Terra Terra – “Big Pharma” from Terra Terra on Indie
  • Evership – “Monomyth” from Evership II on Independent
  • Argos – “Beneath The Valley Of Sleep” from Unidentified Dying Objects on Bad Elephant Music
  • Gosta Berlings Saga – “The Shortcomings of Efficiency” from Et Ex on InsideOutMusic

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

P.S.  You can skip looking for these posts each week by subscribing to the podcast below!