WORKING MEN EDITION EPISODE 3: 2014 CONCLUSION

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We had an awesome time doing the show this time. Listen in for Proggy Goodness and discussions about Alec’s work feelings and top life moment, formation of a band, and general laughter.

Setlist

  1. One Of A Kind: Part One and Two – Bill Bruford
  2. Beyond The Seventh Galaxy – Return To Forever
  3. Surf City – Crack The Sky
  4. Feed the Horses – Thank You Scientist
  5. You Should Know – Leo & Cygnus
  6. No World for Tomorrow – Cohered and Cambria
  7. The Anarchist – Rush
  8. Kashmir – Led Zeppelin
  9. Starship Trooper – Yes
  10. Mission – Rush
  11. Scarred – Dream Theater
  12. Cosmic Symphony – Flying Colors
  13. We Will Rock You – Queen
  14. Christmas Eve / Sarajevo 12/24

Show Notes

Live version of Vulcan Worlds

Hectic Red

Hectic Red did a killer job opening for Crack The Sky. Gotta love front row!

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Crack The Sky

Crack The Sky knew how to convert 4 minute songs into 15 minute jams. And I didn't mind one bit.

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(Note at 4:45 you can see Alec and his parents in the far right of the image next to the tie dye shirt!)

Leo & Cygnus’s BandCamp

Beach Boys version of Surf City

So many removed soundclips because of us watching clips like this 

Permanent Waves Podcast

 

WORKING MEN EDITION EPISODE 2: BETTER LATE THAN NEVER

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We’re back! Again lol. Don’t worry we have a lot of Proggy Goodness for you. And guess what, we just found out after recording that Muse is making a new album! We’ll chat about that next time. As promised some show notes.

Chris and Alec with Thank You Scientists

Surprise of the evening was the tremendous opener Thank You Scientist. Great guys!

The Weapon Video

Setlist:

  1. Open Up Your Eyes – Flying Colors
  2. A Visit To Newport Hospital – Egg
  3. Once – Pearl Jam
  4. White Room – Cream
  5. The Velourium Camper III: Al the Killer – Coheed & Cambria
  6. Number City – Coheed & Cambria
  7. Phantom of the Opera – Iron Maiden
  8. The Weapon – Rush
  9. Death and All His Friends / The Escapist – Coldplay
  10. Carnival – Thank You Scientist
  11. Finally Free – Dream Theater

WORKING MEN EDITION EPISODE 1: THEY CALL US THE WORKING MEN

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We’re back! After nearly a three month hiatus, The Prog Rock Block has reunited for a spinoff show, The Prog Rock Block: Working Men Edition. Same old proggy goodness, but a new name to reflect the new stage in our lives. Episodes won’t be as regular but we will meet up as much as we can. Enjoy!

Setlist:

  • Working Man (Vault Edition) – Rush
  • Turn It On Again – Genesis
  • Welcome Home – Coheed and Cambria
  • The Game – Yes
  • Fool In My Heart – Flying Colors
  • Suite Madame Blue – Styx
  • Digital Man – Rush
  • Lifting Shadows Off A Dream – Dream Theater
  • Untouchable 1 & 2 – Anathema
  • Rikki Don’t Lose That Number – Steely Dan
  • Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) – Journey

EPISODE 105: END OF AN ERA

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Well this is it. The last UMBC Prog Rock Block. This is not the end, but only a new beginning. The spirit will carry on. Enjoy the best songs we could come up with for our favorite bands.

Setlist:

  1. Wedding Nails – Porcupine Tree
  2. Starlight – Muse
  3. The Wall – Kansas
  4. The Storm – Flying Colors
  5. Foreplay / Long Time – Boston
  6. F.M. – Steely Dan
  7. Time – Pink Floyd
  8. Lateralus – Tool
  9. Land of Confusion – Genesis
  10. Starship Trooper – Yes
  11. Metropolis Pt 1 – Dream Theater
  12. 2112 – Rush

EPISODE 104: EVERY OTHER RUSH AND PETER

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Today we were on a bit of a Rush kick, but 3 of the 4 we played were totally new to the show! We couldn’t believe that some of them had slipped under our radar. Enjoy the show!

Setlist:

  1. A Change Of Seasons – Dream Theater
  2. Prime Mover – Rush
  3. Sirens – Pearl Jam
  4. Hand Over Fist – Rush
  5. Time Flies – Porcupine Tree
  6. Emotion Detector – Rush
  7. 2’s My Favorite 1 – Coheed and Cambria
  8. Presto – Rush

EPISODE 103: ORANGE SPRING

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As we approach Spring we are starting to realize how few weeks we have left in our college career. But don’t fear, the show must go on!

Setlist:

  1. Fatal Tragedy – Dream Theater
  2. The Watchmaker – Steven Wilson
  3. Shoulda Coulda Woulda – Flying Colors
  4. The Camera Eye – Rush
  5. Believe Me – Adrenaline Mob
  6. Computer Love – Kraftwerk
  7. Talk – Coldplay
  8. Dance on a Volcano – Genesis
  9. Los Endos – Genesis

EPISODE 102: GET WELL SOON TBAMA

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This episode goes out to one of my best friends who was in a serious car accident. It’s been a couple weeks since Chris and I have been able to get into the studio together but it was a blast doing the show again!

Setlist:

  1. Luminol – Steven Wilson
  2. Enigma Machine – Dream Theater
  3. Fooling Yourself (Angry Young Man) – Styx
  4. Blackest Eyes – Porcupine Tree
  5. Trial Of Tears – Dream Theater
  6. Bargain – The Who
  7. Mean Street – Van Halen
  8. Amnesia – James LaBrie
  9. Owner Of A Lonely Heart – Yes
  10. Workin’ Them Angels – Rush

EPISODE 101: THE TANGENT EPISODE

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We got on a lot of tangents, but at least you’re getting a lot of Proggy Goodness!

Setlist:

  1. The Boys Are Back In Town – Thin Lizzy
  2. Space-Dye Vest – Dream Theater
  3. Shine On You Crazy Diamond – Pink Floyd
  4. Roundabout – Yes
  5. Endlessly – Muse
  6. The Black Rainbow – Coheed & Cambria
  7. Circumstances – Rush
  8. Future Days – Pearl Jam
  9. The Enemy Inside – Dream Theater

EPISODE 100: CENTENNIAL

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Unbelievable. Somehow this show has made it to 100 shows, and what a ride it has been. It was great to get everyone together. Thanks Melvin for letting us record in his home and joining us along with Peter!

Setlist:

  1. Fly By Night – Rush
  2. Atomic Punk – Van Halen
  3. I Can’t Explain – The Who
  4. Nobody Home – Pink Floyd
  5. Halo Effect – Rush
  6. Born Under A Bad Sign – Cream
  7. Numberphile – Pi Prog Rock
  8. The Glass Prison – Dream Theater
  9. Home By The Sea – Genesis
  10. 2112 – Rush

EPISODE 99: LAST DOUBLE DIGIT SHOW

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Holy crap, we have hit the 99th episode. We can’t believe it. Thank so much for supporting us all this time and we will keep pushing forward with more Proggy Goodness!

Setlist:

  1. Parallel Universe – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  2. Right In Two – Tool
  3. Cygnus X-1 – Rush
  4. Hemispheres – Rush
  5. Schism – Tool
  6. The Great Galactic War – 1974
  7. We Didn’t Start The Fire – Billy Joel
  8. Ripples – Genesis
  9. Eminence Front – The Who
  10. Quintessential Guardians of Progression – Nick Cooper
  11. The Rush Mix – Unknown