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Prog-Watch is a weekly podcast dedicated to bringing the listener contemporary Progressive Rock music and artist interviews from around the world.

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 is a weekly podcast dedicated to bringing the listener contemporary Progressive Rock music and artist interviews from around the world.

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@Progsquatch

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English


Episodes

Episode 948 - Explorations, Vol. 4 - Eclectic Prog

11/29/2022
This week's Prog-Watch is another edition of our Explorations series, this one looking at Eclectic Prog! In this program we'll explore the Eclectic sub-genre through great music from King Crimson, SBB, Steve Hackett, Beardfish, Gentle Giant, A.C.T, The Tangent, Van der Graaf Generator, Utopia, Birds and Buildings, and Motorpsycho!

Duration:01:33:32

Episode 947 - Thanksgiving

11/22/2022
In honor of American Thanksgiving (and all Thanksgiving or harvest festivals around the world) this week's theme is Thanks! With a cornucopia of great music from Abel Ganz, Fantasy, Agents of Mercy, Andrew Gold, Led Zeppelin, Gentle Giant, Paul McCartney, Barclay James Harvest, Francis Dunnery, Mostly Autumn, Solstice, Steven Wilson, John Wesley, Wigwam, Catapilla, and ZZ Top!

Duration:01:33:08

Episode 946 - Classix, Vol. 4

11/15/2022
This week on Prog-Watch I'm digging through the vaults and doing an entire show of classics from the halcyon days of the 1970s! With music from Armageddon, Happy the Man, Led Zeppelin, Crack the Sky, King Crimson, Van Der Graaf Generator, Deep Purple, Frank Zappa, The Alan Parsons Project, Gentle Giant, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, and David Bowie!

Duration:01:29:02

101 Dimensions - November 2022

11/9/2022
101 Dimensions curated by Anthony Rowsick, November 2022: 1. Alberto Rigoni featuring Marco Minnemann – Evorevolution (from the album EvoRevolution, 2018) 2. Tangerine Dream – Sensing Elements; and Non-Locality Destination (from the album Quantum Gate + Quantum Key, 2018) 3. The Fragile Fate (featuring Rupert Greenall, Jerry Marotta, and Eric Taylor) – Water Field; Float; Sign Waves; Lilliam Ocean; and On Land-Like (from the album Lilliam Ocean, 2015) 4. Robert Reed – The Moonsinger...

Duration:01:48:47

Episode 945 - Variety + Imaginary Kings on Progressive Discoveries

11/8/2022
More great, new, astounding progressive sounds await on this week's Prog-Watch! We'll hear music from Tribe of Names, Silver Nightmares, John Holden, The Blackheart Orchestra, Glass Island, Time's Forgotten, Adventure, and Evership! Plus, our friend and resident reviewer, Dr. Rob Fisher, will take us on a voyage of Progressive Discovery with the latest album by the US duo Imaginary Kings!

Duration:01:27:59

Episode 944 - Variety

11/1/2022
This week on Prog-Watch it's another variety program full of fabulous, contemporary progressive rock! I've got great stuff from The Steve Bonino Project, Galahad, Dave Kerzner, Babal, The Gardening Club, Gandalf's Fist, Lonely Robot, Todd Rundgren (with Thomas Dolby), Time Horizon, UV Traveler, Glass Island, and Red Bazar!

Duration:01:28:51

Eoisode 943 - Here There Be Monsters!

10/25/2022
As a warm-up (or bone-chill) for Samhain or Halloween, this week's Prog-Watch is all about monsters, both inhuman and human! With great music from David Bowie, Jethro Tull, Kyros, Camel, Blue Oyster Cult, Warren Zevon, Alice Cooper, Shineback, Ozzy Osbourne, Talking Heads, Greg Bissonette, Screaming Lord Sutch, The Edgar Winter Group, Dave Edmunds, and Bobby 'Boris' Pickett! Join me for a fun and frightening foray...if you dare!

Duration:01:28:02

Episode 942 - Variety with a Guest DJ Feature

10/18/2022
This week I've got a variety program with a Guest DJ feature! Our guest DJ this time around is Mr. Andy Black of the UK, who has suggested some great stuff by Brand X, Focus, Rush, Fleetwood Mac, Yes, Genesis and Gerry Rafferty! And I'll be mixing in some great contemporary music from Todd Rundgren, Galahad, The Blackheart Orchestra, Arthur Brown, Down River Dead Men Go, and David Longdon!

Duration:01:30:57

101 Dimensions - October 2022

10/12/2022
Nearly 90 minutes of great electronic/ambient/progressive sounds from Church of Hed, Redshift, Wolfgang Bock, Erki Norlander and Malcolm Galloway!

Duration:01:48:35

Episode 941 - Shaking the Kansas Family Tree

10/11/2022
I'm doing another of my band family tree explorations on Prog-Watch this week and my subject is the classic US band Kansas! We'll hear from the band proper and the spin-off, Proto-Kaw, and lots of great stuff from former members, Kerry Livgren, Steve Morse, Robby Steinhardt, and Steve Walsh!

Duration:01:34:29

Episode 940 - Variety + Pymlico on Progressive Discoveries

10/4/2022
More astounding, new progressive sounds await on this week's Prog-Watch! We'll hear great music from Ryo Okumoto, Evership, Nemo, Dave Kerzner, Kalin Tonev, and Cosmograf! Plus, our friend and resident reviewer, Dr. Rob Fisher, will take us on a voyage of Progressive Discovery with the latest album by Norway's Pymlico!

Episode 939 - Shaking the Family Tree of the Moody Blues (Remastered)

9/27/2022
Another oldie that I thought deserved a remaster! Anyway, on this program 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:01:27:54

Episode 938 - Fantasy

9/20/2022
Visit fantastical realms with Prog-Watch this week, where our theme is indeed fantasy! Tune in to hear lots of great sounds from Aldo Nova, The Tangent, Billy Joel, Introitus, The Kinks, Traffic, Patrick Moraz, Black Bonzo, Trevor Rabin, Mike Pinder, Paul Sutin & Steve Howe, Uriah Heep, Triumph, Mediaeval Baebes, and Steve Hackett!

Duration:01:27:52

101 Dimensions - September 2022

9/14/2022
Nearly two hours of great electronic, ambient, and progressive music from Kraftwerk, Synergy, Hawkwind, Mike Oldfield, and Fripp & Eno! See http://progwatch.com/101-dimensions-electronic-music/ for more details.

Prog-Watch 937 - Variety with a Guest DJ Feature

9/13/2022
This week's Prog-Watch is a variety show with a Guest DJ Feature! Our Guest DJ is Brody Peddle of Canada, who has suggested some great stuff from UK, Anekdoten, Nektar, Broken Social Scene, Gosta Berlings Saga, Knifeworld, and Igorrr! For my part I will be mixing in new music from Sudler's Row, John Beagley, Fearful Symmetry, Moon Letters, The Mighty Handful, and Red Bazar! Tune in to hear a real mixed bag!

Episode 936 - Variety

9/6/2022
Lots of fantastic stuff has come across my digital desktop lately, so this week's Prog-Watch is a straight-up variety program full of awesome, mostly contemporary progressive rock! I've got great music from Big Big Train, John Holden, the Intelligent Music Project, Geoff Downes, Cosmograf, Dave Kerzner, Moon Letters, Ryo Okumoto, Armageddon, Fearful Symmetry, and Paul Simon! I hope you will join me!

Duration:01:29:38

Episode 935 - The Psychedelic Special (Remastered + Bonus Tracks)

8/30/2022
Another oldie but goodie that I thought could use a little remaster: The Psychedelic Special! A special feature on a very fascinating time in the history of music. More specifically, the Psychedelic period in the mid-to-late 1960s. This was a very creative and fertile time in which established bands such as the Beatles, the Who, the Moody Blues, and Cream figured prominently. It also saw the arrival of important nascent talents such as Pink Floyd and the young Jeff Lynne, Roy Wood, David...

Duration:01:27:12

Explorations 934 - Explorations, Vol. 3 - Progressive Folk

8/23/2022
This week's Prog-Watch is another edition of our Explorations series, this one looking at Progressive Folk! In this program we'll explore the Prog Folk sub-genre through great music from Fairport Convention, Comus, Spirogyra, Jethro Tull, Magna Carta, Jan Dukes de Grey, The Strawbs, Harmonium, Steeleye Span, and Clannad!

Duration:01:33:20

101 Dimensions - August 2022

8/17/2022
101 Dimensions curated by Anthony Rowsick, August 2022: 1. Peter Baumann – Strangers In The Night; Metro Man; King Of The Jungle; Be Mine; and Time Machine (from the album Strangers In The Night, 1983) 2. Thomas Dolby – She Blinded Me With Science (extended mix); Radio Silence; Airwaves; Flying North; and Weightless (from the album The Golden Age Of Wireless, 1982) 3. Hawkwind – It's The Business Of The Future To Be Dangerous; I Am The Eye That Looks Within; and Quark, Strangeness, and...

Duration:01:52:16

Episode 933 - School Days

8/16/2022
This week's Prog-Watch is a themed special called School Days! With fabulous music by The Kinks, Argent, Comedy of Errors, Pete wnshend, Godley & Creme, Big Country, Gentle Giant, Stone Temple Pilots, Frank Zappa, Van Halen, Joe Walsh, Paul Simon, Jon & Vangelis, Jethro Tull, and Rush!

Duration:01:30:17