Jun 242018
 
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Midsummer in Sweden. This week’s guest playlister, Johan Mårtensson is one of the dancers. Probably.

In this Midsummer’s Eve episode of The European Perspective:

  • Johan Mårtensson, our most loyal Swedish listener, chooses his Top Ten progressive music releases since 2000 for TEP250
  • Martin’s Progradar’s Picks feature starfish64, Southern Empire, Kalman Filter and sort of from the archives, Midge Ure
  • New releases from Strangefish, The Sea Within and The C:Live Collective, plus Twelfth Night‘s expanded deluxe reissue of their seminal Fact And Fiction album from 1982

Chicago Transit Authority – Introduction (06:35) from Chicago Transit Authority, 1969
Strangefish – Progress In Reverse (08:41) from The Spotlight Effect, 2018
The Sea Within – They Know My Name (05:10) from The Sea Within, 2018
The C:live Collective – This City Is London (Gospel Mix) (05:05) from This City Is London, 2018
Tim Bowness – This City (04:42) from Fact And Fiction – The Definitive Edition, 2018
Pendragon – Human Being (06:51) from Fact And Fiction – The Definitive Edition, 2018
Twelfth Night – We Are Sane (live 1983) (11:54) from Fact And Fiction – The Definitive Edition, 2018
Argos – The Hunter’s Last Stand (07:28) from Unidentified Dying Objects, 2018
The Fierce And The Dead – The Euphoric (03:54) from The Euphoric, 2018
Reformat – Vectrex (04:11) from The Singularity, 2018
Matt Baber – Part Five (04:38) from Suite For Piano and Electronics, 2018
Sanguine Hum – Before We Bow Down (04:44) from What We Ask Is Where We Begin, 2016
Thieves’ Kitchen – Germander Speedwell (14:33) from One For Sorrow, Two For Joy, 2013

The European Perspective 250 – Johan Mårtensson
Haken – The Point of No Return (11:29) from Aquarius, 2017
Elbow – Lippy Kids (06:06) from Build A Rocket Boys!, 2011
Nerve Toy Trio – Mushroom Attitude (11:52) from Accidental Bar-B-Que, 2016
Gong – Portal (07:08) from 2032, 2009
Moon Safari – A Kid Called Panic (13:58) from Lover’s End, 2010
Mr So & So – New Years Day (03:14) from Sugarstealer, 2009
Snarky Puppy and Metropole Orkest – The Curtain (15:09) from Sylva, 2015
Verbal Delirium – Images From A Grey World (06:35) from The Imprisoned Words Of Fear, 2016
Transatlantic – The Wind Blew Them All Away (06:10) from The Whirlwind, 2009
Modest Midget – Contemporary Ache (05:17) from The Great Prophecy of a Small Man, 2010

Progradar’s Picks
starfish64 – Yesterdays Favourite Smile (04:46) from The Future In Reverse, 2018
Southern Empire – Goliath’s Moon (09:12) from Civilisation, 2018
Kalman Filter – Karus (14:34) from Exo-Oceans, 2018
Midge Ure – Hymn (Orchestrated) (06:56) from Orchestrated, 2018

The Tangent – Supper’s Off (08:17) from L’Etagere Du Travail, 2013
The Andy Tillison Multiplex – 3rd Movement: Ostinato (Shown) (06:50) from Electric Sinfonia 2, 2014
Andy Tillison Diskdrive – The Hood Of A Dodge (09:42) from Durch, 2016
The Tangent – The Celluloid Road (21:37) from A Spark In The Aether, 2015

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