Prog-Watch 425 – Variety

This week’s episode is a variety program, with lots of great (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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Prog-Watch Special – 101 Dimensions (June 2017)

Tune in to this week’s 101 Dimensions to hear a variety of electronic/ambient music from some great artists you may know, and some you may not! Here’s the playlist:

1. The Orb – Once More; Promise; Ghostdancing; and Turn It Down (from the album Cydonia, 2001)

2. Aphex Twin – W32.Mydoom.AU@dmm; VBS.Redlof.B; and Backdoor.Ranky.S (from the album Analord 11, 2005)

3. Paul Ellis – Rosecross; Private Ocean; Flying Parallel; Morning Moon; Lightning In The Temple; Sirius; and Cyberspace (from the album The Secret Fire, 1991)

4. Ian Boddy – Trapped In Black (from the album Three Dreams, 2007)

5. Isao Tomita – Gigantic Geometric Patterns; Song Of The Universe; El Humahuaqueno; and City Under The Desert (from the album Nasca Fantasy, 1995)

6. Vangelis – Mask, Movements 1, 2, & 3 (from the album Mask, 1985)

I hope you enjoy!

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

Join me for another 2+ hours of great electronic/ambient music spanning five decades! I’ve definitely dug up some different stuff this time! Here’s what’s on tap:

1. Zombi – Escape Velocity; Slow Oscillations; and Shrunken Heads (from the album Escape Velocity, 2011)
2. Richard Barbieri – Interstellar Medium (from the album Planets + Persona, 2017)
3. Quasar – UFO (A. UFO; B. Flying; C. Fire In The Sky; and D. Moon) (from the album Fire In The Sky, 1981)
4. Zero Times Everything – And Now This (from the album Sonic Cinema, 2017)
5. Harmonia – Watussi; Sehr Kosmisch; Sonnenschein; and Dino (from the album Musik Von Harmonia, 1974)
6. Zero Times Everything – Events In A Field (from the album Sonic Cinema, 2017)
7. The Enid – Dark Hydraulic; and Ultraviolet Cat (from the album Sundialer, 1995)
8. Richard Barbieri – Unholy (from the album Planets + Persona, 2017)
9. Wendy Carlos – Spring (from the album Sonic Seasonings, 1972)

I hope you enjoy! Prog On!

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Prog-Watch 420 – The Rosfest 2017 Special

This week’s program is a Rosfest 2017 Special, with music from many of the bands that appeared at this year’s festival! We’ll hear from Kyros, Moon Safari, The Aaron Clift Experiment, Unified Past, The Neal Morse Band, The Fierce & The Dead, Evership, and Änglagård! Plus, we will check in with Dr. Rob Fisher for another great Progressive Discoveries feature on a unique U.K. act called the Beatrix Players!

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Prog-Watch Special – 101 Dimensions (May 2017)

My turn again on 101 Dimensions! Here’s what’s on tap:

1. Erik Norlander – The Dark Water (from the album The Galactic Collective, 2010)
2. Synergy – Legacy; Slaughter On Tenth Avenue, and Synergy (from the album Electronic Realizations For Rock Orchestra, 1975)
3. Ashra – Morgana Da Capo; Pas De Trois; and Phantasus (from the album Correlations, 1979)
4. David Arkenstone – Border Journey; Trail Of Tears; Chosen Voices; and Winds Of Change (from the album Return Of The Guardians, 1996)
5. Pinhas & Merzbow – Rhizome 1; and Rhizome 2 (from the album Rhizome, 2011)
6. Brian Eno – Lanzarote (from the album The Shutov Assembly, 2006)

I hope you enjoy!

Prog On!

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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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