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!

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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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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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