Prog-Watch

Prog-Watch is a weekly podcast dedicated to bringing the listener contemporary Progressive Rock music and artist interviews from around the world.

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      Prog-Watch 441 - In Conversation With John Lodge of the Moody Blues


      With the Moody Blues, he helped to define our favorite genre of music, and he continues to rock progressively today! He is John Lodge, legendary singer, bassist, and composer, and this week I am proud to say that he is my guest on Prog-Watch! John and I chat about some of the history of his storied band, his bass playing influences, and many other things, including his solo tour and forthcoming live album. Along the way we will hear plenty of great Moody Blues, Blue Jays, and John Lodge solo...


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      Prog-Watch 440 - In Conversation with Jordan Rudess, Pt. 2


      This week on Prog-Watch I wrap up my coverage of Dream Theater's keyboard wiz, Jordan Rudess! Hear the remainder of my conversation with Jordan, and lots of great music ranging from peaceful solo piano pieces, to the crunch and flying keyboard solos of Dream Theater, Levin Minnemann Rudess, and Liquid Tension Experiment! 


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      Prog-Watch Special - 101 Dimensions - October 2017


      Join me for two hours of cool electronic and ambient music for an early autumn evening! Here's what's in store: 1. Klaus Schulze vs. Solar Moon - Let The Rain Come (from the album Contemporary Works 1, Disc 5 “Docking”, 2000) 2. Riverside – Rapid Eye Movement (2016 Mix) (from the album Eye Of The Soundscape, 2016) 3. Brian Eno – One-Two; and Two-Two ( from the album Music For Airports, 1978) 4. Riverside – Night Session Part 1 & 2 (from the album Eye Of The Soundscape, 2016) 5. Ozric Ten...


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      Prog-Watch 439 - Variety + Aaron Clift Experiment feature


      This week on Prog-Watch we pay a little tribute to the late Walter Becker of Steely Dan, before embarking on a great variety program with music from Ghostly Beard, Soul Secret, Drifting Sun, Peter Gabriel, Robert Reed, BangTower, Wetton & Downes Icon, and Gandalf's Fist. Near the end of the program, two of the boys from the Aaron Clift Experiment drop in to chat about their recent concert activities and their crowd funding campaign for their projected third studio album, “If All Goes Wrong”. ...


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      Prog-Watch 438 - (Almost) ALL NEW Variety


      This week on Prog-Watch: another great show of mostly new stuff! We'll hear from The Tangent, How Far To Hitchin', Big Big Train, Cosmograf, Nad Sylvan, Karmamoi, Aisles, and Karibow! Plus, our friend and resident reviewer, Dr. Rob Fisher, will take us on another trip of Progressive Discovery with the intense new solo album by Bjørn Riis of the Norwegian band Airbag!


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      Prog-Watch Special - 101 Dimensions - September 2017


      I'm at the helm again for this week's 101 Dimensions, so look for another week of eclectic stuff from a wide variety of progressive, electronic, ambient and new age artists. Here's the playlist: 1. Eloy – The Apocalypse; and End Of And Odyssey (from the album Chronicles I, 1993) 2. Eddie Jobson – Theme Of Secrets; Memories Of Vienna; Lakemist; and Outer Secrets (from the album Theme Of Secrets, 1985) 3. Patrick Moraz – Metamorphoses, Mvmts. II and III (from the album Future Memories I & II...


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      2h14m
       2017-09-12

      Prog-Watch 437 - In Conversation With Music & Video Legend Kevin Godley


      This week on Prog-Watch, my esteemed guest is music and video legend Kevin Godley of 10cc and Godley & Creme! We chat about all sorts of stuff, including the Gizmo, the split with 10cc, Godley & Creme, video directing, and his forthcoming solo album, of which YOU could be a part (if you write music)! Along the way, there will also be plenty of great music from Kevin's illustrious career with 10cc, Godley & Creme, and GG06.


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      1h32m
       2017-09-11

      Prog-Watch 436 - Shaking The Family Tree Of The Moody Blues


      On this week's Prog-Watch I'm shaking the family tree of the legendary band, the Moody Blues! We'll hear lots of great stuff from the Moodies, Justin Hayward, John Lodge, Ray Thomas, Mike Pinder, Graeme Edge and more! See what shakes out!


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      1h31m
       2017-09-05

      Prog-Watch 435 - Prog Rock Icon Arjen Lucassen, Pt. 2


      This week on Prog-Watch: Part 2 of my coverage of Progressive Rock/Progressive Metal Icon Arjen Anthony Lucassen! Hear the remainder of my conversation with Arjen, as well as lots of great music from Star One, Ayreon, Ambeon, The Gentle Storm, and Stream of Passion! (See Prog-Watch 423 for Part 1)


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       2017-08-29

      Prog-Watch Special - 101 Dimension - August 2017


      I'm at the helm again for tonight's 101 Dimensions, and I have an interesting voyage charted! For those who might want to follow our progress, here's a map: 1. Hawkwind – LSD; and Blue Shift (from the album 25 Years On, 1994) 2. Art Of Noise – Il Pleure (At The Turn Of The Century); Close (To The Edit); and Metaforce (from the album Electronic Collection, 2001) 3. Larry Fast's Synergy – S-Scape; Chateau; and Cybersports (from the album Sequencer, 1976) 4. Har – The Low Road (2017) 5. Kra...


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       2017-08-22