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 450 - Some Of The Best Of 2017


      This week's Prog-Watch is our semi-annual collaboration with some of the merry reviewers at The Progressive Aspect, bringing you some of the best Prog Rock releases this year! We'll hear short reviews and sample music from ten of the best albums of 2017, as suggested by Mel Allen, Tony Colvill, Shawn Dudley, Rob Fisher, Jez Rowden, Roger Trenwith, and Leo Trimming. I'll also pick a favorite of my own, and run down the whole list of albums which were nominated, but not represented on the...

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      Prog-Watch Special - 101 Dimensions - December 2017-1


      My turn on 101 Dimensions again! I hope you enjoy! Here's the playlist: 1. Franky Valentyn Project – The Jovian Moon Suite (from the album All In A Dream, 2017) 2. Röyksopp – What Else Is There (from the album The Understanding, 2005) 3. Lunatic Soul – Lunatic Soul; and The Final Truth (from the album Lunatic Soul, 2008) 4. Röyksopp – Circuit Breaker (from the album The Understanding, 2005) 5. whatsisname – Refraktor, 2016 6. Röyksopp – Someone Like Me (from the album The Understanding,...

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      Prog-Watch 449 - Variety


      With all of the interview programs and specials I have done recently, I figured it was about time for a good old variety program, featuring great stuff released in the past year or two. So tune in for a lot of fabulous music from Playgrounded, I Am The Manic Whale, Hedfuzy, Paul Draper, Kaprekar's Constant, Godsticks, Karmamoi, The Far Meadow, 3RDegree, Projekt Gemineye, and Damian Wilson & Adam Wakeman!

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      Prog-Watch 448 - A Gary Moore Special


      This week's Prog-Watch is a special on the legendary Irish guitarist Gary Moore! Gary's longtime friend and guitar tech Graham Lilley is my guest and we chat about Gary, his versatility, his legacy, and a brand new collection of Gary's later work by BMG music called “Blues and Beyond”. Along the way we will hear some great blues rock music from that new collection. But lest you think that I am changing the name of the program to "Blues-Watch", there will be plenty of progressive rock on han...

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      Prog-Watch 447 - In Conversation With Geoff Downes


      This week on Prog-Watch my esteemed guest is Geoff Downes of The Buggles, Asia, Yes, Icon, and Downes Braide Association! Geoff and I chat about the new DBA album, John Wetton, and the new Yes live album. Along the way I naturally play lots of great music from Geoff's illustrious career, including some brand new DBA and live Yes!

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      Prog-Watch Special - 101 Dimensions - November 2017


      I'm stretching the bounds a little again this time, but it was fun last time and you guys seemed to like it! Anyway, here's the playlist for this month's 101 Dimensions: 1. Jason Rubenstein – Complicated Exosphere; The Templar Calling Card; and The Curmudgeon Invents The Future (from the album This Is Not A Love Letter, 2014) 2. Trinity Ward – Transmission; Saturn V; Enter The Infinite; The State Of The Art; and Between The Edges Of The Universe (from the album Enter The Infinite, 201...

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       2017-11-15

      Prog-Watch 446 - In Conversation With John Mitchell, Pt. 1


      This week on Prog-Watch my special guest is modern progressive rock icon John Mitchell! John and I chat about many things including song writing, working with John Wetton, and his record label White Star Records! Along the way we hear music from many of his bands and projects, including the Urbane, Arena, Frost*, Kino, It Bites, Lonely Robot, and more! (Look for Part 2 in a few weeks!)

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       2017-11-14

      Prog-Watch 445 - Joe Cairney (of Comedy Of Errors and Grand Tour), Pt. 2


      On this week's Prog-Watch I finish up my coverage of Scottish vocalist Joe Cairney and his two fantastic bands, Comedy Of Errors and Grand Tour! More of our epic chat and lots of great music from both bands are in store!

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       2017-11-07

      Prog-Watch 444 - Variety


      This week on Prog-Watch: a great variety program with a mix of new and old! We'll hear from Dave Kerzner, Anekdoten, Steve Tilling, Ian Anderson, Lifesigns, Styx, The Room, Kaipa, King's X, and Soup! Plus, we'll check in with THE DOCTOR, Rob Fisher, for another great edition of Progressive Discoveries on the new album by Brother Ape!

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       2017-10-31

      Prog-Watch Special - 101 Dimensions - October 2017-2


      It's my turn on 101 Dimensions again, and I may be stretching the boundaries a bit this time! But it's all good, right? Here's the playlist:   Lunatic Soul – Blood On The Tightrope; and A Thousand Shards Of Heaven (from the album Fractured, 2017) Fripp & Eno – Deep Water (from the album New Depression Music (Music For Fans), 1980) Band Of Rain – Gurdjieff; and Lydian Flight (from the album The Dust Of Stars, 2017) Fripp & Eno – Untitled (from the album New Depression Music (Music For Fan...

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       2017-10-25