Aug 27 2017

Doug Melbourne | How Much Do We Get For This Gig Anyway?

Having recently read Greg Lake’s biography and that of Phil Collins I was about ready for another book to read. As luck had it I was checking out my social media page when amongst the myriad of posts I happened upon one containing an image of a book that looked like it would just fit …

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Aug 25 2017

August Progcast

Summer steams towards Autumn with a vengeance. Yes summer, there it was gone! As the bank holiday weekend approaches with it comes the risk of rain and DIY projects unless of course you are braving the many overcrowded shopping malls. What ever your plans have a great weekend. If you are confined to quarters why …

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Jul 27 2017

Ra Revisited

I have recently started to revisit some albums that i always get a great deal of joy out of listening to for whatever reason i am inspired to listen to them for. This is important as i sometimes listen to music in order to review it or play on my radio show. Sometimes i forget …

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Jul 17 2017

July’s Show

Well, that’s Wimbledon out of the way for another year and the disappointing cricket done and dusted for a wee while. It’s been a great summer for music what with Glastonbury and all and i do feel inspired by that. Thanks for those who tuned in to last months three hour classic rock special. I …

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Jul 04 2017

Mostly Autumn | Sight Of Day

Many moons ago i trundled my way through the rain to see a band i had eagerly waited to see play for quite some time. It would have been around 2001 or even 2002 that i arrived at The Woodcutter pub to watch Mostly Autumn play. A few weeks prior i had purchased their new …

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Jun 29 2017

The Progmeister chats to The Tangent’s Andy Tillison.

I recently had chance to old Progmeister friend Andy Tillison via the all English electric telephone about the new Tangent album The Slow Rust Of Forgotten Machinery and much more. Click on the player to hear what he had to say……      

Jun 27 2017

The Tangent | The Slow Rust Of Forgotten Machinery.

Never one to sit on his hands even following a heart attack and all that goes with it Andy Tillison the creative mind and engine of The Tangent set about writing a brace of songs and musical pieces that reflect just what’s on his mind lately. World affairs especially the plight of the migrant crisis …

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Jun 20 2017

Classic Prog special

It had dawned of me off late that whilst i have been enthusiastic during my monthly shows for ARFM Rock Radio with regards to playing new releases and contemporary offerings of progressive music that i lost site of the roots and innovators of what we refer to as Prog. To this end and with the …

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