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The Amazing Wilf was born in the sixties, which probably explains quite a lot.

Having been brought up a folkie (these days they bring in social services in cases like that) he discovered heavy and progressive rock in his early teens, and resolutely ploughed that furrow during the punk years, playing guitar in bands such as Bison, APB, Mihalis, and the acoustic rock group, Dusk. On arriving at Nottingham University in 1982 Wilf fell in with the 'prog' crowd, and after dropping out of his studies went on the road as a guitar, sound and lighting tech for Twice Bitten, and later Haze, stalwarts of the British prog scene through the eighties. Fed up with being permanently broke, and left with the legacy of a bad back (phew, rock'n'roll!), he gave it up in 1986 to go into the world of gainful employment and respectability.

Wilf lives in London, England, with his wife and son - who also occasionally co-presents the show - and makes a living as a company director.

Hosted by David "Wilf" Elliott

Broadcast Live every Sunday
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The Amazing Wilf, cynic, mystic and occasional fool, takes you on a wonderful journey through the heady world of British and European progressive music. From the days of the sixties and seventies, when this stuff actually sold, through the New Wave Of British Progressive Rock in the mid-1980s, and bang up-to-date with the new blood. This music has never been more diverse or interesting, but in the competitive world of downloads and global marketing it's difficult for today's progressive acts to get the exposure they deserve and need to thrive. Wilf, therefore, concentrates on getting music by the small bands 'out there', while having a damn good time and a few laughs on the way.

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The European Perspective #208


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  • A listeners' request show this week. Thanks to everyone who posted on Facebook - it was huge fun to make this one, and I've found some great new music myself in the process!
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The European Perspective #207


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Download The European Perspective #207  06-09-2014 (287.25 MB)

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  • As well as the usual raft of new releases - including some killer tunes from Tin Spirits, Multifuse and The Dowling Pool - in this show I'm featuring some fab tunes, both old and new, with a big Canterbury Scene/jazz/outre sort of vibe.


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The European Perspective #206


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Download The European Perspective #206  16-08-2014 (314.37 MB)

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  • Normality is restored! A selection of new releases from the last three months, together with some choice new Italian progressive rock, and a whole bunch of music from bands who played at the Resonance festival. Hours - literally, hours - of fun for all the family....
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The European Perspective #200.6


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Download The European Perspective #200.6  26-07-2014 (397.64 MB)

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  • At last! The final segment of my favourite 200 British and European albums of the 21st century! Once again I'm joined by Huw as we smash all our own previous records for podcast length and bring things bang up to date in grand style!
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