Progtastic #24 (10/07/24)

This week on Progtastic we kick off with Supergroup Transatlantic, before passing the football of prog on to Dave Gilmour and Norwegian band Trojkalaying for a couple of new releases. The show is driven forward by Mr Big (UK) before some intricate skills from former Zappa keyboardist George Duke laying off to San Francisco psychedelic … Read more

Progtastic #23 (03/07/24)

This week on Progtastic Cumbrian legends Spooky Tooth kick off proceedings with support from Kendal born Steve Hogarth. We feature new releases from Focus and Laurie Anderson, check out New Orleans swamp boogie from Little Feat, before peering behind the iron curtain at 1970’s Czechoslovakian band Modrý Efekt. WE finish with some psychedelic space rock … Read more

Progtastic #22 (26/06/24)

This week the holy Progtastic horn of plenty careers around the world and across genres to bring you all that is wholesome and bountiful in the Progosphere including new tracks from Izz, Tim Bowness and Cymballic Encounters, a taster of some Zappa majesty from Burger and the Beast in anticipation of their gig at the … Read more

Progtastic #21 (19/06/24)

The aural fisherman of prog casts his net wide this week to snare some of the best sounds around, with new European releases from Kick the Giant and Kingcrow, Scandinavian mastery from Opeth and The Vintage Caravan, cosmic jamming via the UK from Tribe of Cro and some West Texas virtuosity from El Paso based … Read more

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 #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