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Prog-Watch 442 - Variety

This week I have another great variety program with music spanning five decades! We'll hear from Queensryche, the Colin Tench Project, Magenta, Steve Winwood, Lifesigns, Fish, the Strawbs, Arena, and Steven Wilson! Plus, there will be another edition of Progressive Discoveries with Dr. Rob Fisher, looking at the great new album by White Moth Black Butterfly!

Duration: 01:30:57

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...

Duration: 01:28:40

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!

Duration: 01:28:20

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...

Duration: 02:04:22

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...

Duration: 01:28:46

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!

Duration: 01:29:22

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 &...

Duration: 02:12:02

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!

Duration: 01:29:45

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!

Duration: 01:28:04

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....

Duration: 02:04:43

Prog-Watch 434 - Show Me The Money!

This week's Prog-Watch is a fun themed special I'm calling "Show Me The Money!" Every song will have the word "money" in the title. I'm sure your brains are working feverishly to guess which songs I'll be playing, and I bet a few of your guess will be right. But I would also bet that you will NOT guess some of the interesting things I will be pulling from my vaults! Tune in to find out!

Duration: 01:28:05

Prog-Watch 433 - Variety

Variety is on tap for this week's Prog-Watch! We'll hear new music from Katre, The Franky Valentyn Project, Steven Wilson, Galahad, Marillion, and Kim Seviour, along with great stuff from Trey Gunn, Jeff Berlin, and the Stick Men! I'll also send out a couple of listener dedications by Gravy Train and Genesis, and Dr. Rob Fisher will be taking us on another voyage of Progressive Discovery, with the Spanish project Kant Freud Kafke!

Duration: 01:29:59

Prog-Watch 432 - Joe Cairney of Comedy Of Errors and Grand Tour

On this week's program, my guest is Joe Cairney, singer for not just one, but TWO great Scottish bands, Comedy Of Errors and Grand Tour Music! Joe will be filling us in on some of the interesting history of these two bands, and as usual, along the way I will play a whole lot of great music!

Duration: 01:30:42

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

For this edition of 101 Dimensions, I've assembled a diverse program of electronic, ambient, and new age music from a wide variety of international artists. Some of them you may know, some you may not...but I think you will enjoy them all! Here's what's on tap: 1. Röyksopp - Royksopp Forever (from the album Junior, 2009); Eple (from the album Melody A.M., 2001); The Girl And The Robot (from the album Junior, 2009); and Dead To The World (from the album The Understanding, 2005) 2. The...

Duration: 02:24:20

Prog-Watch 431 - Variety

For this week's Prog-Watch I've put together another eclectic variety show, with music spanning five decades! We'll hear from Peter Gabriel, Amplifier, Lana Lane, Marillion, Karibow, Squackett, Discipline., The Mahavishnu Orchestra, and Roger Waters! Our friend and resident reviewer, Dr. Rob Fisher will also be taking us on another voyage of Progressive Discovery, with the great new album by Damanek!

Duration: 01:30:22

Prog-Watch 430 - Jordan Rudess, Pt. 1

This week my esteemed guest is Jordan Rudess, keyboard wizard for Dream Theater! We talk about his career and his company Wizdom Music, and along the way I play a lot of great Dream Theater music, as well as music from Jordan's solo career and some of his side projects, Liquid Tension Experiment and the Rudess/Morgenstein Project!

Duration: 01:33:00

Prog-Watch 429 - ALL NEW Variety

There's been no shortage of great music released so far this year. So to keep you on top of all the great sounds out there, this week I am doing a 100% all new variety show! Every song will come from an album released in 2017. We'll hear from Sky Architect, Big Big Train, Cosmograf, The Winter Tree, Steven Wilson, Anathema, The Samurai of Prog, Nad Sylvan, and Drifting Sun! Dr. Rob Fisher will also take us on another voyage of progressive discovery, with the latest album by Steve Hackett!

Duration: 01:31:00

Prog-Watch 428 - Rob Reed, Pt. 2

On this week's program I wrap up my coverage of the phenomenally talented UK artist Rob Reed! We'll hear the remainder of my conversation with Rob, interspersed with a lot more music from Magenta, and early 2000s project called Chimpan-A, and some of his fabulous Sanctuary project! (Part 1 of my coverage with Rob can be found in episode 418.)

Duration: 01:31:03

Prog-Watch Special - 101 Dimensions - July 2017

This month on 101 Dimensions we have another great selection of interesting stuff spannign five decades! Here's the playlist: Kitaro – Island Of Life (from the maxi-single Island Of Life, 1992) Hawkwind – Levitation; Motorway City; Psychosis; and World Of Tiers (from the album Levitation, 1980) Depeche Mode – In Chains; Hole To Feed; Wrong; and Fragile Tension (from the album Sounds Of The Universe, 2009) Patrick Moraz – Heroic Fantasy; and Satellite (from the album Future Memories I & II,...

Duration: 01:53:36

Prog-Watch 427 - Variety

Variety is on tap for this week's Prog-Watch! We'll hear from Uriah Heep, Ben Craven, Dreadnaught, Foreigner, Syncage, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Manfred Mann`s Earth Band, Snarky Puppy, IO Earth, Anekdoten & Rocket Scientists! We'll also hear from our friend and resident reviewer, Dr. Rob Fisher who will be enlightening us on the great new album by The Mute Gods! Website: Facebook: Twitter: @ProgSquatch Email:

Duration: 01:32:00

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