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Hosted by A.J. Giordano

Saturdays 1pm - 4pm Pacific Time

Join Gonzo as he explores the music of progressive artists that at times flirt with mainstream radio as well as mainstream acts that sometimes delve into progressive territory. Along with rock-oriented current and classic prog, neo-prog with crossover potential is heavily featured, often including bands such as Frost*, Spock.s Beard, Marillion and Porcupine Tree. For those who think prog is nothing but long, boring instrumentals from 1970, Experiments In Mass Appeal is here to expose you to the rapidly growing subgenre of accessible prog. A.J. grew up in Central New York at a time when it wasn.t unusual to hear Pink Floyd, Rush and Yes on the radio. Throw in rock bands with progressive roots like Styx, Kansas and Supertramp, and you have the foundation for A.J..s brand of prog. Always drawn to rock with that little something extra, he developed a love for music that straddles the line between rock and prog that endures to this day. His lifelong love of music led him to having a radio show in college and a degree in Broadcasting. Having discovered like-minded music fans and a vibrant progressive rock community online, he chose to join the Dividing Line family to again share his unique musical view with an audience. Tune in as Gonzo challenges your preconceptions of what prog is by presenting radio-worthy songs that are true Experiments In Mass Appeal.


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Experiment #153


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  • New Marillion, Anderson/Stolt, Biffy Clyro, Paul Draper and lots more on Experiment #153.

    1. Prophet - Hyperspace

    2. Biffy Clyro - Wolves of Winter
    3. Frost* - Towerblock
    4. King's X - Chariot Song
    5. Jason Rubenstein - Laboratories in Exile

    6. Porcupine Tree - Blackest Eyes
    7. TILT - Hinterland
    8. Flying Colors - Forever in a Daze [live]
    9. Matt Stevens - Burning Bandstands [live]

    10. Rush - Dreamline
    11. Styx - I'm O.K.
    12. Genesis - Home By The Sea/Second Home By The Sea [live]

    13. Marillion - The New Kings

    14. Big Big Train - Salisbury Giant
    15. IQ - No Love Lost
    16. Paul Draper ft. Steven Wilson - No Ideas

    17. Spock's Beard - Falling For Forever

    18. Yes - I've Seen All Good People
    19. The Jelly Jam - Stop
    20. Dream Theater - Moment of Betrayal
    21. District 97 - Snow Country

    22. Fates Warning - Theories of Flight
    23. Queensryche - Eyes of a Stranger
    24. Pink Floyd - Empty Spaces/Young Lust

    25. Anderson/Stolt - Everybody Heals
    26. C.F. Kip Winger/San Francisco Ballet Orchestra with Martin West - Conversations With Nijinsky: I. Chaconne de Feu 


Experiment #152


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  • 1. Frost* - First Day/Numbers

    2. Big Big Train - Folklore

    3. Peter Gabriel - I'm Amazing

    4. Tiny Giant - Joely

    5. Rush - Time Stand Still

    6. Yes - Owner of a Lonely Heart

    7. Southern Empire - Forest Fire

    8. The Dear Hunter - Gloria

    9. Lazuli- Vita Est Circus

    10. Genesis - Keep It Dark

    11. Gandalf's Fist - The Capture

    12. Bent Knee - Leak Water

    13. Steven Wilson - Vermillioncore

    14. TILT - Bloodline [single edit]

    15. The Pineapple Thief - No Man's Land

    16. Airbag - Killer

    17. Porcupine Tree - Way Out of Here

    18. Katatonia - Takeover

    19. Lee Abraham - Live For Today

    20. Dream Theater - A Life Left Behind

    21. Circus Maximus - Highest Bitter

    22. Haken - The Endless Knot

    23. Eric Gillette - Damage Is Done

    24. Spock's Beard - June

    25. Rare Futures - Stand on the Precipice/Not Giving Up Yet

    26. Red Bazar - City and the Stars

    27. Transatlantic - We All Need Some Light

    28. Phil Collins - Long Long Way to Go [live]

    29. Marillion - Bridge/Living With the Big Lie 


Experiment #151 - The 2015 Crossover Top Ten


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  • Experiment #151 - The 2015 Crossover Top Ten

    A focus on some of the best crossover albums of 2015.

    (original air date : January 9, 2016)

    1. Lonely Robot - Airlock

    2. [#10] Moonbound - Cheetah Conquers The Moon
    3. Tim Bowness - Stupid Things That Mean The World
    4. Dave Kerzner - The Lie
    5. Exovex - Daylight

    6. [#9] A formal Horse - Morning Jigsaw
    7. The Fierce & The Dead - Palm Trees
    8. Audioplastik - John Doe
    9. Dream Theater - The Enemy Inside

    10. [#8] Simon Godfrey - Into Idle Fury
    11. Marillion - The Man From Planet Marzipan
    12. Genesis - A Trick Of The Tail

    13. [#7] Tiger Moth Tales- Story Tellers
    14. Steve Hackett - Spectral Mornings [2015]
    15. Big Big Train - Wassail

    16. [#6] echolyn - Once I Get Mine
    17. Flying Colors - Forever In A Daze [Live]
    18. 3RDegree - We Regret To Inform You

    19. [#5] Riverside - #Addicted
    20. Porcupine Tree - Anesthetize

    21. [#4] District 97 - Takeover
    22. Rush - Freewill
    23. Yes - Tempus Fugit

    24. [#3] Spock's Beard - Tides Of Time
    25. Frost* - Hyperventilate [Rockfield version]
    26. [#2] The Dear Hunter - At The End Of The Earth/Remembered

    27. [#1] Steven Wilson - Home Invasion/Regret #9

Experiment #150


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  • EIMA celebrates 5 years with new David Gilmour, ELO, Ben Folds, Anderson Ponty Band, Seven Steps to the Green Door, Profusion, Hillward, Amadeus Awad and Moonbound, plus instrumentals that don't suck, long songs, long sets and all of your crossover prog favorites.

    (original air date : October 10, 2015)

    1. Amadeus Awad - Monday Morning

    2. Kevin Gilbert - Suit Fugue
    3. Tiger Moth Tales - The Merry Vicar
    4. It Bites - Cartoon Graveyard
    5. Seven Steps to the Green Door - Inferiour

    6. David Gilmour - In Any Tongue
    7. Dream Theater - The Spirit Carries On
    8. District 97 - All's Well That Ends Well
    9. Hillward - The Missing Link
    10. Porcupine Tree - Wedding Nails

    11. Big Big Train - Perfect Cosmic Storm
    12. Frost* - The Dividing Line

    13. Profusion - Infinite
    14. Marillion - Holidays in Eden
    15. Yes - Changes
    16. Anderson Ponty Band - New New World

    17. Ben Folds - Not a Fan
    18. Jellyfish - Sebrina, Paste & Plato
    19. tinyfish - The June Jar
    20. echolyn - Warjazz
    21. Rush - YYZ

    22. Moonbound - Get Along
    23. Tim Bowness - Press Reset
    24. Peter Gabriel - That Voice Again
    25. Steve Hackett - Fly on a Windshield/Broadway Medley of 1974 [live]
    26. Genesis - Firth of Fifth

    27. ELO - When I Was a Boy
    28. Spock's Beard - At the End of the Day