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Virtual Noise is Austin's only music broadcast focusing on Progressive Rock from around the world. Blending many progressive musical styles (typically with rock-and-roll) spanning the last 45+ years all the way to the present day in intricate, musically intense and experimental ways, Virtual Noise is a mind-bending experience!

Each Sunday at 5:30-7:00 pm (central time) Virtual Noise exposes the listener to the many forms of adventurous music collectively known as Progressive Rock (a.k.a. Prog). This includes a wide variety of sub-genres such as Symphonic prog, Proto-progNeo-progHeavy progPsychedelic (a.k.a. psych)/Space-rock, Eclectic progCanterburyAvant-prog/Rock-In-Opposition (a.k.a. RIO)Zeuhl, KrautrockChamber-progRock Progressivo Italiano (a.k.a. RPI). We also venture outward, playing music from related genres such as Crossover progJazz-Rock/Fusion, Progressive Metal, Experimental/Post-MetalArt-Rock/Prog-related, Progressive Folk-rock, Ambient/Progressive Electronic, Post-rock/Math-rock, and more including occasional excursions"outside the box" such as these categories we just made up: "New Directions" (possible futures of prog), "Nu-Jazz/Not-Jazz" (trad. jazz styles mixed with electronics), "Pop goes the Prog" (Is it pop or prog?), "WtF?" (head-turning, unclassifiable weirdness), "Local Yokels" (Austin artists of interest), and the beloved category "It's Prog Jim, just not as we know it." (prog influences where you might not expect).

For playlists, click on the Playlists tab above or, for the most up-to-date posting, go to Radioactivity.

          

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Virtual Noise

Artist Title Album Play timesort ascending

Finch

Colosus Part 1

Glory of the Inner Force

Sun, 3/16/14 - 6:03 pm Album | Track

Miklagård

Trälen

Miklagård

Sun, 3/16/14 - 6:00 pm Album | Track

Birdsongs of the Mesozoic

Sombre Reptiles

Pyroclastics

Sun, 3/16/14 - 5:56 pm Album | Track

Gordian Knot

Muttersprache

Emergent

Sun, 3/16/14 - 5:49 pm Album | Track

Liquid Tension Experiment

Stretch

Liquid Tension Experiment

Sun, 3/16/14 - 5:47 pm Album | Track

Malibran

The Wood of Tales

The Wood of Tales

Sun, 3/16/14 - 5:39 pm Album | Track

Brian Eno

Lizard Point

Ambient 4/On Land

Sun, 3/16/14 - 5:36 pm Album | Track

Eddie Jobson/Zinc

Green Face

The Green Album

Sun, 3/16/14 - 5:31 pm Album | Track

Cos

Boehme (Excerpt)

Viva Boom

Sun, 3/9/14 - 6:58 pm Album | Track

Mary Ocher

Baby Indiana

Eden

Sun, 3/9/14 - 6:56 pm Album | Track

Muppletone

The Mythical Dr. Strangepork

Let One Pump

Sun, 3/9/14 - 6:51 pm Album | Track

Musique Noise

Pas Encore

Fulmines Integralis

Sun, 3/9/14 - 6:38 pm Album | Track

Chrome Hoof

When the Lightning Strikes

Chrome Black Gold

Sun, 3/9/14 - 6:28 pm Album | Track

Tale Cue

Choices

Voices Beyond My Curtain

Sun, 3/9/14 - 6:21 pm Album | Track

Bee vs. Moth

Peter Benko

Acronyms

Sun, 3/9/14 - 6:12 pm Album | Track

Paatos

Gasoline

Kallocain

Sun, 3/9/14 - 6:06 pm Album | Track

Rick Wakeman

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

Anne of Cleves

Sun, 3/9/14 - 5:52 pm Album | Track

White Willow

Hawks Circle the Mountain

Terminal Twilight

Sun, 3/9/14 - 5:40 pm Album | Track

Ornithos

Ritorno al... (Reprise)

Presa di Coscienza del Presente

Sun, 3/9/14 - 5:33 pm Album | Track

Ornithos

Nuvole e Luce

Presa di Coscienza del Presente

Sun, 3/9/14 - 5:31 pm Album | Track

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