Progtastic #20 (12/06/24)

All aboard the Starship Prog for some cosmos related offerings from Gong and Ozric Tentacles, a tribute to Zappa percussionist Ed Mann, local sounds from Echorec, South American band El Poder de la Infancia, prog folk from Steeleye Span, and some pyrotechnics from Cardiacs to close the show. 1. Gong – My Guitar is a … Read more

Progtastic #19 (05/06/24)

The finger of prog writes and moves on as we cross the continent having gorged on homegrown mayhem from The Stranglers, The Pineapple Thief and the surprise inclusion of Mary in the Junkyard before perambulating to Estonia with Emphasis’ new release, France for some Lizzard brilliance and finishing with some German magnificence from Triumvirat. 1. … Read more

Progtastic #18 (22/05/24)

Rejoice! Oh citizens of Progopolis. The sacred Trireme of Prog has arrived bringing forth new releases from Trifecta, Methexis and the welcome return of Happy the Man. Also featured are a cracking Zappa track as played by Dweezil, a bit of Blue Oyster Cult and to finish some inspired Van De Graaf Generator grandeur. 1. … Read more

Progtastic #17 (15/05/24)

Welcome aboard the good ship Progtastic. This week features Australian prog from Teramaze, Ukrainian prog from Zolar Czack, Swedish prog from Beardfish, a bit of Zappa obviously, plus homegrown offerings from Aqaba and Billy in the Lowground. Prog Ahoy! 1. Led Zeppelin – Archilles Last Stand 2. Teramaze – Step Right Up 3. Zolar Czack … Read more

Progtastic #16 (08/05/24)

We’re back for more prog related nirvana plus a few surprises. This week’s show features new tracks from Mor, Elephant9, Big Big Train and Kavus Torabi plus a tribute to Mike Pinder of the Moody Blues with a classic King Crimson track to close the show. 1. Marillion – Garden Party 2. Mor – Room … Read more

Progtastic #15 (20/03/24)

This week’s show features new tracks from Scottish trio Midas and Chinese Prog metal heads OU, Polish and Dutch offerings from Riverside and Lesoir respectively, Canterbury scene luminaries Hatfield and the North and a multi-part rock epic from legendary guitarist Tommy Bolin to finish. 1. Gentle Giant – The Advent of Panurge 2. Midas – … Read more

Progtastic #14 (13/03/24)

This week features timeless splendour from Yes, new songs from Chester Thompson and The Aristocrats, art rock from Godley and Crème and a bit of Krautrock from German legends Frumpy. 1. Budgie – Napoleon Bona Parts 1 & 2 2. K’Mono – in the lost & found 3. The Aristocrats – Sgt Rockhopper 4. Smokie … Read more

Progtastic #13 (28/02/24)

Wowie Zowie! This week’s show features Zappa-inspired mayhem from Burger and the Beast, psychedelic splendour from Kavus Torabi and the Sonic Trip Project, prog offerings from Pineapple Thief and Focus, genre bending shenanigans from McStine & Minnemann and a glorious masterpiece from Rush. 1. Genesis – Watcher of the Skies 2. The Pineapple Thief – … Read more

Progtastic #12 (21/02/24)

This week’s show includes recent releases from The Fierce and the Dead, Exploring Birdsong and A Burial at Sea, a tribute to Can vocalist Damo Suzuki and features tracks from Canadian Prog rockers Symphonic Slam, art pop combo XTC and prog masters Barclay James Harvest. 1. Manfred Mann Chapter Three – Travelling Lady 2. A … Read more

Progtastic #11 (14/02/24)

It’s Valentine’s Day but who needs love when you have Progtastic? This week its prog all the way with new offerings from The Utopia Strong and North Sea Echoes, Estonian folk metal from Metsatöll, jazz-fusion from John McLaughlin, something for our younger listeners from Maruja and that Canterbury sound with Netherland’s Lethe. 1 The Tangent … Read more