Edition 296 of THE PROG MILL for Progzilla Radio (516 in total), first broadcast 16 January 2022, is now also available to listen to anytime or download. Two hours of amazing melodic and symphonic progressive rock. Also this week, Leo Trimming from The Progressive Aspect looks back at the 2020 expanded edition of Galahad’s Following Ghosts, and you can test your knowledge of the wonderful world of prog in our fun, quick fire quiz as we ask “How Proggy Are You?!”

On This Week’s Playlist

1 The Flying Caravan – Flying Caravan (I Just Wanna Break Even)
2 Karfagen – Garden of Hope Part 1 (Land of Green and Gold)
3 Alpha Ralpha – Nova (Alpha Ralpha)
4 Framauro – My World is Ending (My World is Ending)
5 Steve Anderson – Coda (Journeyman’s Progress Part One)
6 Host – Nattergalen (Hardt Mot Hardt)
7 Circe Link & Christian Nesmith – God from the Machine (Cosmologica)
8 Machine’s Dream – Starling (Earth)
9 David K Jones – Don’t Go (Days in Corners)
10 Believe – 1 (Seven Widows)
11 David Paton – Some Other Time (The Traveller – Another Pilot Project)
12 Galahad – Bug Eye (Following Ghosts 2020 Expanded Edition)

You can hear The Prog Mill on Progzilla Radio at these times every week (www.progzilla.com/listen – via the tune in and other internet radio apps and platforms – or ask your smart speaker to “Play Radio Progzilla on Tune-In”)

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Your melodic and symphonic progressive rock music suggestions for the show are very welcome. Just email shaun@progzilla.com, or message via twitter @shaunontheair or facebook.com/theprogmill

The Progressive Rock show track listing for Sunday 16th January 2022 – A 1972 Special

Artist Title Time
ELP Trilogy 8:46
Genesis Time Table 4:40
Golden Earring Brother Wind 7:52
Steely Dan Change Of The Guard 3:32
Strawbs Heavy Disguise 2:51
Atomic Rooster Little Bit Of Inner Air 2:39
Weather Report Unknown Soldier 7:56
Vigrass & Osborne Forever Autumn 2:52
Yes And You And I 10:09
PFM Per Un Amico 5:20
Roxy Music Bitters End 2:01
Caravan Aristocracy 3:01
Santana Song Of The Wind 6:08
Barclay James Harvest Thank You 4:22
Deep Purple Highway Star (live) 6:43
Stackridge Friendliness Part 1 2:23
Jethro Tull Thick As A Brick Part 2

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Flight of the Sky Pilot

Show 8 – Some of the best of 2021

Broadcast 16 January 2022


Last One Home – Lifesigns (Altitude)

Rite of Accession – Elephant9 (Arrival Of The New Elders)

Notwithstanding – Gilgamesh (Gilgamesh)

Jean Pierre – Miles Davis (The Lost Concert)

As The Spirit Sings – John McLaughlin (Liberation Time)

20 20 – Dave Holland (Another Land)

Southbound – Chris Potter (Sunrise Reprise)

713 – James Francies (Purest Form)

Bright Size Life – Pat Metheny (Side-Eye NYC (V1.IV) )

Circles – John Holden (Circles In Time)

Ordine Nuovo (Reingold Mix) – Tillison Reingold Tiranti (Allium: Una Storia)

Delusion Angel – Theo Travis (Songs From The Apricot Tree)

The Hungry Heart – Smalltape (The Hungry Heart)

This Is The Way I Am – Rachel Flowers (Bigger On The Inside)

Love’s Lost Property – Three Colours Dark (Love’s Lost Property)

Endnotes – Big Big Train (Common Ground)

Cycles Of Behaviour – Nick Fletcher (Cycles Of Behaviour)


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This week on Prog-Watch it’s Part Two of my two-part collaboration with The Progressive Aspect on some of the best albums of 2021! More great TPA commentary on awesome progressive rock music from A Formal Horse, 3.2, Trettioariga Kriget, The Holy Family, The Paradox Twin, Steven Wilson, Three Colours Dark, This Winter Machine, Drifting Sun, and Mostly Autumn!

902: Prog-Watch and TPA Best of 2021, Pt. 2


The Prog Bus 11

With Dave Watkins

Broadcast 12th Jan 2022 

IQ – Ten Million Demons
MK – Butterfly
Dave Bainbridge – To The Far Away
Arjen A Lucassen’s Star One – Prescient
Leap Day – Clementine
Starfish64 – Birdsong
Moron Police – Parachutes
Retreat From Moscow – Home
Circe Link & Christian Nesmith – Satellite
Ross Jennings – Catcher In The Rye
Magenta – Because [ Chimpan A Mix ]
Meer – All At Sea / Songs Of Us
Jonas Lindberg & The Other Side – Oceans Of Time [ edit ]
Lifesigns – Ivory Tower
Octarine Sky – Rosewind

The Prog Bus is exclusive to Progzilla Radio every other Wednesday 1800-2000 UK and every other Sunday 0400-0600 UK.
email: theprogbus@progzilla.com

Proving that prog isn’t just for dinosaurs!

I’m delighted to announce that the podcast for edition 413 of Live From Progzilla Towers is now available.

In this look back at my favourite albums of 2021 we heard the following music:

  • Afro Celt Sound System – When You’re Falling
  • Cosmograf – Time Will Flow
  • Dec Burke – Trap Door
  • Errobi – Andere
  • Diablo Swing Orchestra – Saluting The Reckoning/The Prima Donna Gauntlet
  • Drifting Sun – Forsaken Innocence Part II
  • Be Bop Deluxe – Ships In The Night/Maid In Heaven
  • Big Big Train – Atlantic Cable
  • Giraffe – Because Of You/Progress
  • Isildurs Bane & Peter Hammill – In Disequilibrium, Part 2
  • Discipline – Crutches
  • Lee Abraham – The Hands Of Time
  • Karcius – Incident (Live)
  • Public Service Broadcasting – Im Licht
  • Tillison Reingold Tiranti – Nei Nomo Di Dio
  • Gary Kemp – The Haunted

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THE PROGRESSIVE TRACKS SHOW #449 (“Best of Prog – 2021”)

This week Mike celebrates a “baker’s dozen” of what he considers the best progressive music of 2021.

All he said is that his list is not like the others…

  • Kairon;IRSE! – “An Bat None” from Polysomn on Svart Records (2020)  ***The One That Got Away Award***
  • Gájanas – “Geažehis áhpi” from Čihkkojuvvon on Bafe’s Factory (2021)
  • Poly-Math – “The Cadaver Tomb, Pt.2” from The Cadaver Tomb Pt.2 on Independent (2021)
  • Poly-Math – “Doublethink” from The Cadaver Tomb Pt.2 on Independent (2021)
  • smalltape – “Asylum” from The Hungry Heart on recordJet (2021)
  • smalltape – “Burning House” from The Hungry Heart on recordJet (2021)
  • Alco Frisbass – “Sélénite” from Le Mystère du Gué Pucelle on Independent (2021)
  • The Osiris Club – “Count Magnus” from The Green Chapel on Bad Elephant Music (2021)
  • Accordo dei Contrari – “Secolo Breve” from UR- on Cuneiform Records (2021)
  • Kanaan – “Mudbound” from Earthbound on Jansen Records (2021)
  • Krokofant – “Watcher of the Fries” from Fifth (with Ståle Storløkken & Ingebrigt Håker Flaten) on Rune Grammofon (2021)
  • Red Kite – “Red Kite Flight” from Apophenian Bliss on RareNoise Records (2021)
  • Vespero – “Soños no meu pelo” from Sonĝo on Tonzonen Records (2021)
  • Elephant9 – “Chasing The Hidden” from Arrival Of The New Elders on Rune Grammofon (2021)
  • Shamblemaths – “D.S.C.H. (9th String Quartet in Cm, Op. 100, mvts 1 & 2” from Shamblemaths 2 on Apollon Records (2021)  ***BEST ALBUM OF 2021***
  • Shamblemaths – “This River” from Shamblemaths 2 on Apollon Records (2021)  ***BEST ALBUM OF 2021***

And remember, you can access podcasts of any previous Progressive Tracks Show at:  https://progzilla.com/category/podcast/progressive-tracks/ (there are over 285 podcasts now!).

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Broadcast 9th January 2022

Show 187

  • Karn Evil 9 1st Impression

Emerson Lake & Palmer

  • A Better Way to Fly

Spock’s Beard

  • Panic In the World

Be Bop Deluxe

  • Medley: Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud, All the Young Dudes, Oh You Pretty Things

David Bowie

  • The Cause

Comedy of Errors

  • Guiltless Glider


  • Mirror of Illusion


  • Mother Nature’s Son


6-Pack Hack

  • I’m Mandy, Fly Me


  • Hotel Chambermaid

Graham Parker and the Rumour

  • Jo’s Lament

Rod Stewart

  • Sweet Marie

Thin Lizzy

  • Mission


  • Still Loving You


  • If I’d Been the One

38 Special

  • Flesh Wound

Robert Palmer

  • Tonight, Tonight, Tonight


  • Our Swords

Band of Horses

  • Long Nights

Crack the Sky

SIAS: Crosby Stills Nash & Young 4 Way Street

Crosby Stills Nash & Young

  • Pre-Road Downs

Crosby Stills Nash & Young

  • Long Time Gone

Crosby Stills Nash & Young

  • Southern Man

Crosby Stills Nash & Young

One Hit Wonders from the 60’s

  • Snoopy vs. the Red Baron

Royal Guardsman

  • Dirty Water

The Standells

  • I Fought the Law

Bobby Fuller Four

  • For What It’s Worth

Buffalo Springfield

  • Get Together

The Youngbloods

  • All I Need


  • Be Gone Dull Cage


  • Guardian

Flying Colors

KrazzLoft Virtual 1971 Concert

From both sides of the Pond

  • I’m Ready

Humble Pie

  • In Memory of Elizabeth Reed

Allman Brothers Band

  • Ready For Takeoff


  • Upward Curve


  • New York On My Mind

John McLaughlin

Chilldown in the KrazzLoft

  • There’s Still Hope

Bob Harris

  • Family Tree

Gerry Rafferty

  • Lonely People


  • My Father’s Gun

Elton John

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Join me in conversation with Steve Gould, of Fusion Festival and Prog Mag ‘Unsung Hero’ fame, for some jolly badinage concerning this year’s Fusion 3.5 Festival. We’ll play a track from each of the three headliners, and, as a special surprise, you can WIN A FULL WEEKEND TICKET for the festival, which takes place in Stourport over the weekend of 4/5/6 March, by doing the following things:

  1. Head on over to the From the Attic FB page at https://www.facebook.com/FromTheAtticPod
  2. Find the post for this Podcast. In the comments answer this question, set by Steve:
  3. What is the name of the latest album by This Winter Machine?

All correct answers received by 12 noon (UK time) on Monday 17th January will be entered into a draw, and the winner will be randomly selected using the Not The AmericanPrög Show Randotron XS 3000 bingo-calling machine.