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  1. Years ago at Baja Prog I spoke to "sorry, can't...

    Years ago at Baja Prog I spoke to "sorry, can't remember his name" from Musea Records. He told me there never was a Volume 1 and that the CD was called Volume 2 alluding to the fact it was a second...
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    Baja Prog recordings available

    I recently came across a box of mini discs from my days of recording shows. Between using the sony walkman pro and then an ederol, for several years in between I used a mini disc recorder. It broke...
  3. progressive rock songs about climate change

    Over time I've noticed a lot of prog bands using climate change as their theme for albums. I'm thinking of Edisons Children, United Progressive Fraternity, Romantechs (UPF side project) and DarWin...
  4. Thread: Magma Zess

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    First of all, Zess is a magnificent piece of...

    First of all, Zess is a magnificent piece of incredibly beautiful music. I'm fairly certain that most fans who pick this CD up have all heard the various live versions from back around 1979 to 1983...
  5. It didn't occur to me at the time the title...

    It didn't occur to me at the time the title sounded weird...
    but now I am questioning it as well...
    not sure if I'm able to change the title of the thread
    at this time.
    Sorry for the confusion.
  6. Camel cover song by Pareidolon with interview

    New Canadian band Pareidolon have released a 2 song EP featuring a great cover of the Camel song "Lunar Sea". You can hear it and an interview with the leader of the band Lochlan Tocher exclusively...
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    I can't add anything more to how great 1974 was...

    I can't add anything more to how great 1974 was for prog rock... combine with 1973 and you're looking at the top of the mountain. I've been spotlighting each year in prog rock on my live on air...
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    I got ZZ Top - live at the capitol theatre...

    I got ZZ Top - live at the capitol theatre passaic NJ 1980 May 4 ... and have never listened to any of their studio tracks since.
    This probably won't go over well, but I'm sure I like Nektar's...
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    Eris Pluvia new song sounds familiar?

    For those of you that have heard the new Eris Pluvia CD "Tales From Another Time" does anyone else hear Genesis "Dance On A Volcano" in the song "Lost In The Sands Of Time"? It can be heard on...
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    Even though I heard some early prog like yes -...

    Even though I heard some early prog like yes - roundabout, elp - lucky man, pink floyd - careful with that axe eugene I can't say I knew it was progressive rock. Then one night, listening to FM...
  11. yes, I understand... for me that record store was...

    yes, I understand... for me that record store was cellophane square in bellingham WA and another (can't recall the name) in seattle, and in vancouver at yellow submarine records and ernie's hot wax. ...
  12. I think my post has gone way off track of what I...

    I think my post has gone way off track of what I was intending. It somehow morphed into just a list of great prog rock released in 1978. I guess that's the perspective I spoke about... hindsight...
  13. I enjoy your posts (as well as MT and others) but...

    I enjoy your posts (as well as MT and others) but I think my idea for the post somehow got corrupted really fast. I wanted my original post to be about 1978 at the time, not in retrospect.

    A...
  14. I don't disagree with the emergence of great...

    I don't disagree with the emergence of great progressive bands however I have to say that at that time in 1978 without the internet, without specific prog rock publications and without any radio most...
  15. Your list looks pretty good to me as well ... I...

    Your list looks pretty good to me as well ... I will be playing 3 of those bands on my show.
  16. 1978 - is it the worst year in seventies progressive rock?

    My personal contention is that 1978 was the end of seventies progressive rock as we knew it. Or at least a clear sign that the original classic progressive rock scene would be forever changed. Much...
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    thank you Paulrus .... that is exactly what I'm...

    thank you Paulrus .... that is exactly what I'm doing with my show. thank you for recognizing that. It's my personal perspective and my journey through prog rock over the years. that's all ......
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    ... for me, classic 70's prog almost ended...

    ... for me, classic 70's prog almost ended abruptly in 1978.. which I consider the worst year, After that, most bands either disbanded or changed direction. Sure, things changed as you said around...
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    [QUOTE=MYSTERIOUS TRAVELLER;881942]cool idea......

    [QUOTE=MYSTERIOUS TRAVELLER;881942]cool idea... for me, 1969 would have to include pieces from the following albums of progressive Rock music pioneers

    ... well, I think I got 4 of them in the...
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    50 years of progressive rock in 50 weeks

    With the year 2019 being the 50th anniversary of prog rock - OK, that's if we're using King Crimson "In The Court Of The Crimson King" as our starting point, which many people would either agree with...
  21. I always appreciate when a prog rock artist can...

    I always appreciate when a prog rock artist can bridge the gap to a wider audience. With this acoustic covers release Stanley Whitaker takes listeners from Peter Gabriel and Genesis to James Taylor...
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    Alan White on Yes 50th

    Please join me for The Progressive Rock Show - music and interview with Alan White currently podcast on mixcloud. On July 20th Yes played Philadelphia with special guest Patrick Moraz and I spoke to...
  23. Thread: Magma Zess

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    I hope it's an archive recording from 1979 or...

    I hope it's an archive recording from 1979 or 1980 (but 1981 or 1982 will do) but I'm not sure I would want a new recording by the new band. Sounds bad, but for this tune the passion, energy and...
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    Last summer I saw Saga at Cannafest in Grand...

    Last summer I saw Saga at Cannafest in Grand Forks BC and they sounded as fresh as they did back in the early eighties. Are they prog? or just proggy? I leave that to each individual. I...
  25. I'm definitely looking forward to this release! ...

    I'm definitely looking forward to this release! I had the great fortune to interview Stanley for my radio show last year and for those interested, it is podcast here:
    lots of talk and great music....
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    I finally found an old tape of "Incredible Tour"...

    I finally found an old tape of "Incredible Tour" and it was filled out with other live Mr Sirius - "Blue Wind" "Fire" "Lady Madonna" "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" "Super Joker" and at least 4 other...
  27. I remember when the Tubes played at the...

    I remember when the Tubes played at the university in Bellingham, WA circa 1983 and they were protested and picketed by some group, which seemed odd since the Tubes were mostly about fooling and...
  28. As I recall Nick Gilder opened for the Cars in...

    As I recall Nick Gilder opened for the Cars in Vancouver, and I think it was 1979 and he was boo'd relentlessy from the first note on... same deal, and I think he really was in tears.
    We here on the...
  29. Gentle Giant at the Roxy in L.A. June 1980 -...

    Gentle Giant at the Roxy in L.A. June 1980 - after the first song Derek says they're going to play some old songs from "Close to the Edge" and "Foxtrot" and Gary starts riffing on the "Siberian...
  30. Speaking of food fights, I remember at Uriah Heep...

    Speaking of food fights, I remember at Uriah Heep in Vancouver 1975 it was the 2nd last night of the tour and a fruit fight broke out on stage, and also David Byron pouring wine down John Wetton's...
  31. That reminds me of the Genesis show at the...

    That reminds me of the Genesis show at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle April 1977 at the end of that leg of the tour ... the roadies pulled a good one .. at the end of Supper's Ready (if memory...
  32. Rare Unusual Funny Prog Rock Concert Experiences

    I was thinking about all the prog rock concerts I've been to over the past 47 years, and some of the ones immortalized on tape and decided to put a show together for my weekly on air prog rock radio...
  33. Prog Djent - classic or metal or both - radio show with Vola interview and music

    I've been a progger since 1972 (ie. classic progressive rock). I have a question to ask of those with a different perspective, proggers who listen more to prog metal. I am now discovering bands...
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    Since Pulsar were so phenomenal in the seventies,...

    Since Pulsar were so phenomenal in the seventies, I would have to add the new band Siiilk which features Jacques Roman and Gilbert Gandil who have released 2 cd's, the latest from 2017 "Endless...
  35. I thought the band made some great music at the...

    I thought the band made some great music at the end of the nineties with Full Circle, House of Cards and especially Marathon, but without touring in the USA and absolutely no radio airplay I guess...
  36. Saga - 40th Anniversay tour - interviews and music

    Canada's own prog rock band Saga has called it a day after 40 years. Join me for exclusive interviews with vocalist Michael Sadler and guitarist Ian Crichton and great tunes from the band's rich...
  37. Jon Anderson exclusive interview and music

    Hello everyone

    If you're a fan of Jon Anderson and Yes then please join me for The Progressive Rock Show currently podcast on mixcloud.com
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    I recently did and interview with Stanley...

    I recently did and interview with Stanley Whitaker and he talked about the Peter Gabriel meeting (and subsequent call from him a few years later as well) and you can hear it at...
  39. Stanley Whitaker (Happy the Man) exclusive interview and music

    Hello everyone

    If you're a fan of Happy The Man, Oblivion Sun and/or Pedal Giant Animals then please join me for The Progressive Rock Show currently podcast on mixcloud.com
    ...
  40. The Mellotron in Prog Rock radio show episode

    Hi all mellotron lovers ... listen to an episode of my radio show where I play some cool songs featuring the mellotron! Starting with 1967 w/ The Beatles and The Moody Blues then things really get...
  41. Sounds Like Peter Gabriel and or Phil Collins

    On my latest 2 Prog Rock Radio Shows I featured segments called "Sounds Like Peter Gabriel" and "Sounds Like Phil Collins". Head over to my podcast page and have a listen and see if you agree. I...
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    Maybe a different release of the same stuff on...

    Maybe a different release of the same stuff on the official live bootleg? Years ago a friend sent me some 90m tapes of live Mr Sirius, which unfortunately are long missing... but there were live...
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    seriously looking for mr sirius

    Hey fellow prog collectors

    As a fan of Mr Sirius there still is one item I have never been able to locate. I'm wondering if someone out there in the ProgressiveEars community has access to...
  44. Steve Hackett interview podcast now available

    Hi everyone

    I just did a 12min interview with Steve Hackett ahead of the current tour. You can hear it at:

    http://www.kootenaycoopradio.com/index.php?/radio-show/show/cals_prog_rock_show/...
  45. Prog Rock Show featuring Cruise To The Edge

    For anyone interested in Cruise To The Edge on Nov. 15 - 19, 2015
    please check out my latest radio show
    "Cal's Prog Rock Show" on Kootenay Co-op Radio and podcast here:
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    Chris Squire tribute radio show

    Hello everyone

    Calís Prog Rock Show pays tribute to the late legendary bass player, Chris Squire, in this very special episode featuring former co-editors of Relayer fan magazine, Tanya Coad and...
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    UK rare? 1979 single with Bozzio

    I have the UK single "Nothing To Lose" with the B-side of "In The Dead Of Night"
    and according to discogs website:

    http://www.discogs.com/UK-Nothing-To-Lose/master/307403

    Note that the B-side...
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    I'm enjoying perusing your list. I would...

    I'm enjoying perusing your list.

    I would consider for your list
    The Contortionist and especially Vola

    Check out my podcast djent prog rock special...
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    Djent and classic prog rock

    I've never been into the new prog metal in big way, but after hearing some new bands and music with a foot in djent territory, it seems to me there's more of a thread or a connection back to the...
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    Jon Anderson 70th Birthday Show

    As many of you already know Jon Anderson just celebrated his 70th Birthday down in Chile.

    As part of my progressive rock radio show from Nelson, BC
    my wife Tanya Coad put together a special 1 hr...
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