Prog-Watch

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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September 15, 2021 108 min
101 Dimensions curated by Anthony Rowsick, September 2021:

1. Geoff Downes' New Dance Orchestra – Shine On; Forgiven; Movin' On; Rainbow's End; and Breaking the Spell (21:14) (from the album Electronica, 2010)

2. Edgar Froese – Stuntman; It Would Be Like Samoa; and Detroit Snackbar Dreamer (21:37) (from the album Stuntman, 1979)

3. Vangelis – Suffocation; and See You Later (19:48) (from the album See You Later, 1980)

4. Red...
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This week on Prog-Watch it's another ALL NEW variety program full of fabulous, contemporary progressive rock! I've got great new stuff from Drifting Sun, Kyros, Ray Wilson, John Wetton, Big Big Train, Tony Kaye, Smalltape, Styx, Shumaun, Dec Burke, Lee Abraham, and Texel!
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This week on Prog-Watch it's Part Two of my coverage of Tony Lowe of the ESP Project and 22 Layers! We'll hear more great music and chat, and Cheryl Stringall, Tony's partner at the Sunn Creative label, even drops by! As if this was not enough, Dr. Rob Fisher is also doing a Progressive Discoveries feature on the latest 22 Layers album, Isotope! All this in 90 minutes!
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This week on Prog-Watch my very special guest is Tony Lowe of the ESP Project and 22 Layers! Tune in to hear some of our chat and lots of great music from the two projects just mentioned and his collaboration with Alison Fleming!
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I hope you will join me on Prog-Watch this week when I will be exploring some of the vast Musical World of David Gilmour! We'll hear great music from Pink Floyd and his solo career, of course, as well as a variety of stuff featuring Dave as producer and guest!
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August 18, 2021 108 min
101 Dimensions curated by Anthony Rowsick, August 2021:

1. John Carpenter – Alive After Death; Weeping Ghost; Dripping Blood; Dead Eyes; and Vampire's Touch (19:29) (from the album Lost Themes III – Alive After Death, 2021)

2. Tangerine Dream – Approaching Snowy Village; Odd Welcome; The Untouchable Castle; and The Apparently Lunatic Hierarchy (25:11) (from the album Franz Kafka – The Castle, 2013)

3. David Sylvian and Holger Czuk...
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This week's Prog-Watch is the first of an occasionally recurring series that will explore different sub-genres of progressive rock! This first installment looks at symphonic prog, and we'll hear great music from Yes, Camel, Renaissance, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Anglagard, Echolyn, Kansas, Focus, and Genesis!
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August 10, 2021 86 min
This week on Prog-Watch it's another ALL NEW variety program full of fabulous, contemporary progressive rock! I've got great new stuff from The Cyberiam, Styx, Big Hogg, Steve Hackett, Kayak, Mariusz Duda, The Yuval Ron Trio, Nad Sylvan, Daidrum, Lord Helmet, and Elypsia!
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August 3, 2021 86 min
This week's Prog-Watch has a “dream theme”! Every song will be about dreams or dreaming, with marvelous, melodious music provided by The Moody Blues, Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Gary Wright, The Flower Kings, Supertramp, The Electric Light Orchestra, Yes, Asia, John Lennon, The Zombies, O.R.k., Esquire, Jethro Tull, Downes Braide Association, Genesis, King Crimson, and The Allman Brothers Band!
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July 27, 2021 86 min
Lots of great sounds abound on this week's Prog-Watch! Tune in to hear fabulous stuff from Bend The Future, Red Bazar, Nine Skies, Kamyki, Crack The Sky, Deep Clear Field, Magenta, Jordsjø, Lord Helmet, and Tom Newman!
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July 21, 2021 112 min
101 Dimensions curated by Anthony Rowsick, July 2021:

1. Thomas Dolby – I Love You Goodbye; Cruel; Silk Pyjamas; and Eastern Block (Sequel to Europa and the Pirate Twins) (18:05) (from the album Astronauts and Heretics, 1992)

2. Jansen Barbieri Karn – Beginning to Melt; The Wilderness; and March of the Innocents (20:53) (from the album Beginning to Melt, 1993)

3. Tom Newman – The Woods Of; F?rdin Searchr?in; Bean Si; Little Voices of...
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July 20, 2021 89 min
This week on Prog-Watch I'm breaking out some fantastic EPIX once again! In this edition we'll hear from Kansas, The Alan Parsons Project, Dream Theater, Magenta, Motorpsycho, and King Crimson!
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July 13, 2021 85 min
This week's Prog-Watch is a themed special called Home Sweet Home! With fabulous music by Peter Gabriel, Magenta, Blind Faith, Genesis, Jon & Vangelis, The Alan Parsons Project, Rod Argent & Colin Blunstone, Big Big Train, Boston, Paul & Linda McCartney, The Electric Light Orchestra, Jethro Tull, Kansas, Big Country, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, and Phil Collins!
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July 6, 2021 86 min
Be on the lookout for an awesome assemblage of astounding progressive rock music on this week's Prog-Watch! We'll hear from Frost*, Luca Zabbini, Gentle Giant, Bend The Future, Kayak, Barebone, 22 Layers, Franklin Mint, Paul Cusick, Jon Anderson, Ciccada, and Liquid Tension Experiment! As Yoda would say, “Miss it not!”
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This week on Prog-Watch it's Part Two of my coverage of Simon Collins! More chat with Simon, and more great music from his most recent albums, plus a guest appearance on a Genesis re-make by Steve Hackett!
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June 23, 2021 108 min
My turn on 101 Dimensions once again and here's our itinerary:

1. Tangerine Dream – Timeless; Ride on the Ray (Atlantic Ocean Version); Peddington at Five; and Morning Star (22:40) (from the album Flame, 2009)

2. Jean-Michel Jarre – Industrial Revolution: Overture, Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 (16:48) (from the album Revolutions, 1988)

3. Jean-Luc Ponty – Life Enigma; Even the Sun Will Die; Love at Last Sight; and And Life Goes On (...
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I hope you will join me on Prog-Watch this week when I will be exploring some of the vast Musical World of Ritchie Blackmore! We'll hear great music from Deep Purple, Rainbow, and his latest endeavor, Blackmore's Night!
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This week on Prog-Watch my special guest is Simon Collins, eldest son of Phil, singer and multi-instrumentalist, solo artist, and former member of Sound of Contact! Simon and I chat about his illustrious career, and along the way I will of course be spinning lots of great music!
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More great, contemporary progressive sounds await on this week's Prog-Watch! We'll hear music from Frost*, Nad Sylvan, The Checking For Echo Project, and Sylvan! Plus, our friend and resident reviewer, Dr. Rob Fisher, returns to take us on a voyage of Progressive Discovery with the latest album by Raven Sad!
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This week on Prog-Watch it's Part Two of my coverage of Oliver Wakeman! More chat with Oliver, and more great music from his time with Yes, his solo career, and his collaborations with Gordon Giltrap and Clive Nolan! From the latter: a nice helping of music from the new Nolan and Wakeman box set Tales By Gaslight!
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