Prog-Watch 502 – A Clouds Can feature + some variety

This week on Prog-Watch my special guests are the gentlemen from the German duo, Clouds Can! I have a feature on their new album Leave, and chat with Dominik Hüttermann and Thomas Thielen about their new “progressive pop” approach. (And with the aide of much coffee, Thomas is in fine form!) Aside from the Clouds Can music, I’m also spinning a few other great tunes by The Wood Demons, Armed Cloud, Servants Of Science, and Michael Crimson! Read More …

Prog-Watch Special – 101 Dimensions – December 2017-2

My turn on 101 Dimensions again, and again I am pushing the boundaries! Here’s the playlist:

1. Lindisfarne – Winter Song (from the album Nicely Out Of Tune, 1971)

2. Patrick Moraz – Here Comes Christmas Again (from the album Future Memories I & II, 1985)

3. Atomic Rooster – Winter (from the album Atomic Rooster, 1970)

4. Keith Emerson – Troika (from The Christmas Album, 1999)

5. The Prog World Orchestra – Joy To The World (from the album A Proggy Christmas, 2012)

6. Enya – White Is In The Winter Night (from the album And Winter Came…, 2008)

7. 2002 – Carol Of The Bells (from the album Christmas Dreams, 2007)

8. Rick Wakeman – Hark The Herald Angels Sing (from the album Christmas Variations, 2006)

9. The Moody Blues – December Snow (from the album December, 2003)

10. Edison’s Children – Solstice (from the album Somewhere Between Here And There, 2015)

11. 2002 – In The Bleak Midwinter (from the album Christmas Dreams, 2007)

12. Manning – Winter (from the album Cascade, 2001)

13. John Boswell – The First Noel (from The Carols Of Christmas, 1996)

14. Corvus Stone – After Solstice (from the album Unscrewed, 2015)

15. Liz Story – Greensleeves (from the album Winter Solstice I, 1985)

16. Keith Emerson – I Saw Three Ships (from The Christmas Album, 1999)

17. Rick Wakeman – Angels From The Realms Of Glory (from the album Christmas Variations, 2006)

18. Jethro Tull – A Winter Snowscape (from The Jethro Tull Christmas Album, 2003)

19. The Enid – Winter ‘The Key’ (from The Spell, 1985)

20. David Darling – O Holy Night (from The Carols Of Christmas, 1996)

21. 2002 – Silent Night (from the album Christmas Dreams, 2007)

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Prog-Watch Holiday Special 2017

This week on Prog-Watch I’m taking a little bit of a break from the usual script writing, talking, and editing all the flubs! After a brief preamble, I will simply be playing nearly 90 minutes of holiday themed music from mostly progressive artists. Since I will not be announcing the artists and tracks, here is a proper playlist, in case you hear something new that you really like and want to know what it is:

1. Intro – Mike Oldfield – In Dulci Jubilo

2. Chris Squire & Alan White – Run With The Fox

3. Jethro Tull – Christmas Song

4. Jon Anderson – Three Ships

5. Trans-Siberian Orchestra – A Star To Follow

6. Trevor Rabin – O Come All Ye Faithful

7. Peter Noone & Herman’s Hermits – Do You Hear What I Hear

8. Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Christmas Canon

9. Jethro Tull – Ring Out Solstice Bells

10. Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24

11. Emerson, Lake & Palmer – I Believe In Father Christmas

12. Chris Squire – Sussex Carol

13. Mannheim Steamroller – God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

14. Marillion – The Carol Of The Bells

15. Emerson, Lake & Palmer – Nutrocker

16. Jon Anderson – The Holly And The Ivy

17. Steve Morse – I Came Upon A Midnight Clear

18. Roy Wood – I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday

19. Trans-Siberian Orchestra – A Mad Russian’s Christmas

20. Jethro Tull – Another Christmas Song

21. Annie Haslam – O Holy Night

22. Chris Squire – Silent Night/Night Of Silence Read More …