Prog-Watch 417 – Variety

This week’s program​ is another fabulous variety show, with lots of mostly new music! Hear from Trans-Siberian Orchestra​, The Bob Lazar Story​, Lonely Robot​, Drifting Sun​, Lifesigns​, Stewart Bell​, White Willow​, Nova Collective​, The Fierce & The Dead, and Projekt Gemineye! Plus, another great edition of Progressive Discoveries with our friend, Dr. Rob Fisher​, centering on the classic, first solo album by Tony Banks​!

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Prog-Watch Special – 101 Dimensions (April 2017)

This episode of 101 Dimensions features an eclectic mix of electronic/ambient/instrumental music from an interesting collection of international artists! Here’s the playlist:

1. Nattefrost – In Natura; Draconian; Music For The Man; Die Kinder Der Erde; and The Swan (from the album Dying Sun/Scarlet Moon, 2010)

2. Kitaro – By The Seaside; Soul Of The Sea; Micro Cosmos; Beat; and Fire (from the album Ten Kai (Astral Voyage), 1978)

3. Kraftwerk – Computer World; Pocket Calculator; Numbers; and Computer World 2 (from the album Computer World, 1981)

4. Jean-Luc Ponty – Mystical Adventures Suite, Pts. 1 – 5 (from the album Mystical Adventures, 1982)

5. Michael Stearns – Double Helix; To The Center; Seven; and Of Earth (from the album Within – The Nine Dimensions, 1998)

6. Vangelis – Dawn; Morning Papers; Nerve Center; and Side Streets (from the album The City, 1990)

I hope you enjoy! Prog On!

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Prog-Watch Special – 101 Dimensions (March 2017-2)

“…And then there were three…”
With only three of us doing the rotation on 101 Dimensions, my turns will be coming more often. No worries, though…I’ve got lots of great electronic/ambient music to blow your mind! Like this week’s crop:

1. Jean-Michel Jarre – Oxygene (Pts. IV, V, & VI) (from the album Oxygene, 1976)
2. The Alan Parsons Project – I Robot (from the album I Robot, 1977)
3. Pekka Pohjola – B The Magpie, Side 1 (including The Beginning, The First Morning, Bad Weather, and Bialoipokku’s War Dream) (from the album B The Magpie, 1974)
4. The Alan Parsons Project – Hyper Gamma Spaces (from the album Pyramid, 1978)
5. Boddy, Reuter & Mullaney – Mysterionic (from the album Triptych, 2003)
6. Klaus Schulze – Die Prophezeiung Erfult Sich (from the album Contemporary Works, Vol. II, 2002)
7. The Alan Parsons Project – Lucifer (from the album Eve, 1979)
8. Redshift – A Midnight Clear (from the album Redshift II, 1997)

I hope you enjoy! Until next time, Prog On!

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Prog-Watch 412 – Variety

This week’s program is a great variety show with lots of new music for your listening pleasure! Hear music from Boundary Exception, Pat Mastelotto & Markus Reuter, Southern Empire, Offworld, IQ, Alan Reed, Richard Barbieri, Tom Slatter, Knight Area & Blackfield! Plus another great edition of Progressive Discoveries with Dr. Rob Fisher, on the wonderful debut album from This Winter Machine! A splendid time is guaranteed for all! Read More …

Prog-Watch Special – 101 Dimensions (March 2017)

Tune in to this week’s 101 Dimensions to hear an eclectic mix of new and old electronic/ambient music! Here’s what’s on tap:

1. Erik Norlander – City Of Living Machines (from the album Seas Of Orion, 2004)
2. 17 Pygmies – Celestina XVI (from the album Celestina II – Second Son, 2011)
3. Ian Boddy & David Wright – Still Motion (from the album Shifting Sands, 2009)
4. David Bedford – The Song Of The White Horse (from the album Star Clusters, Nebulae & Places In Devon/The Song Of The White Horse, 1999)
5. 17 Pygmies – Celestina XXVII (from the album CIII – Even Celestina Gets The Blues (A Tale Of Love And Quantum Physics, 2012)
6. Rocket Scientists – Traveler On The Supernatural Highway (from the album Supernatural Highways, 2014)
7. Tangerine Dream – Suite From Dead Solid Perfect (from the album Dream Music, 1992)
8. Red Shift – Damage (from the album Last, 2007)

Until next time…Prog On!

Tony

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