playlists: August 2020

The summer is almost over and before we welcome autumn, some of the most important prog albums of the year have been released. Despite all the sad things we are experiencing in 2020, there are numerous new great albums, others that will divide critics and audience alike and many more will follow…


Dimitris Anastasiadis
Stevie Ray Vaughan – The Sky Is Crying
Kenny Wayne Shepherd – Trouble Is…
Miles Davis – A Tribute to Jack Johnson
The Meters – Rejuvenation
B.B. King – Indianola Mississippi Seeds

Kostas Barbas
Gösta Berlings Saga – Konkret Musik
Haken – Virus
Soft Power – Brink of Extinction
Sepultura – Roots
Skyclad – Irrational Anthems

Meletis Doulgeroglou
Kataklysm – Meditations
Ulcerate – Stare Into Death and Be Still
Scar Symmetry – Pitch Black Progress
Adagio – Life
Ayreon – The Source

Nikos Filippaios
Tom Misch & Yussef Dayes – What Kinda Music
Charlie Parker – Jam Session
LTJ Bukem – Earth Volume Two
Chari Chari – We Hear The Last Decades Dreaming
Chroma Key – You Go Now

Ilias Goumagias
Tame Impala – The Slow Rush
Death – Human
Danzig – IV
Pharaoh Sanders – Karma
The Black Eyed Peas – Monkey Business

Paris Gravouniotis
Shiva – Firedance
Chicken Shack – Imagination Lady
Janis Joplin – Pearl
Quella Vecchia Locanda – Il Tempo Della Gioia
Thunder – Laughing on Judgement Day

Dimitris Kaltsas
Mastodon – Once More ‘Round the Sun
John Mayall – The Turning Point
Pat Metheny – From This Place
Nova Collective – The Further Side
Panzerballet – Planet Z

Vasilis Korolis
Dark Tranquillity –  Projector
My Dying Bride – Turn Loose the Swans
Empyrium – Where At Night the Wood Grouse Plays
Joyless – Wisdom & Arrogance
Current 93 – All the Pretty Little Horses

Christos Minos
Pain of Salvation – Panther
Fates Warning – Inside Out
Gamma Ray – Land of the Free
Heavy Load – Death or Glory
Protest the Hero – Palimpsest

Eleni Panayiotou
David Bowie – Let’s Dance
The Dear Hunter – The Fox and the Hunt
Tenacious D – Post-Apocalypto
Thank You Scientist – Stranger Heads Prevail
Thank You Scientist – Terraformer

Petros Papadogiannis
Analogy – Analogy
Vashti Bunyan – Just Another Diamond Day
Fear of God – Within the Veil
PJ Harvey – White Chalk
Pain of Salvation – Panther

Panos Papazoglou
Motorpsycho – The All Is One
Mastodon – Leviathan
Pain of Salvation – Panther
Fear Factory – Demanufacture
Fontaines DC – A Hero’s Death

Goran Petrić
Overhead – And We’re Not Here After All
Laughing Stock – The Island
Pixie Ninja – Colours Out of Space
Ozric Tentacles – Become the other
Lemur Voice – Divided

Tasos Poimenidis
Type O Negative – October Rust
Fates Warning – No Exit
Lillian Axe – Love And War
Cinderella – Long Cold Winter
Shy – Excess All Areas

Kostas Rokas
John Mayall – Blues From Laurel Canyon
Ellis Munk Ensemble – San Diego Sessions
Siouxsie and the Banshees – Juju
Pulsar – Pollen
Dzyan – Mandala (SWF-Session 1972)

Thomas Sarakintsis
Psychotic Waltz – The God-Shaped Void
Popol Vuh ‎- Seligpreisung
Tiles – Presents of Mind
Mayhem – Grand Declaration of War
Sacred Reich – Ignorance

Lefteris Statharas
The Observatory – August Is the Cruelest
Zopp – Zopp
Haken – Virus
Chromeo – Quarantine Casanova
Motorpsycho – The All Is One

Panagiotis Stathopoulos
Igor Wakhevic – Let’s Start
Cold Sun – Dark Shadows
Trees Speak – Ohms
Pixie Ninja – Colours out of Space
Moolah – Woe Ye Demons Possessed

Alexandros Topintzis
Pixie Ninja – Colours Out of Space
Pain of Salvation – Panther
Phoxjaw – Royal Swan
The Sorcerers – In Search of the Lost City of the Monkey God
Vinyl Suicide – Stray Asteroids

Giannis Voulgaris
Genesis – Nursery Cryme
Fates Warning – Inside Out
Night – Raft of the World
Gojira – Magma
Alice in Chains – Rainier Fog

Giannis Zavradinos
James Dean Bradfield – Even In Exile
Bob Mould – Workbook
R.E.M. – Life’s Rich Pageant
Keith Jarrett – Expectations
Duke Ellington – The Nutcracker Suite

Giorgos Zoukas
Mourning [A] BLKstar – The Cycle
Bobby Brown – The Enlightening Beam of Axonda
Luke Vibert – Presents Rave Hop
ATA Records – The Library Archive Vol.1
Nightports w/ Betamax – Nightports w/ Betamax