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Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 02/13/2020

Thursday, February 12th Captain Phil welcomes David Penna (https://www.facebook.com/pennamusic) live in studio as we check out his new work Soul Magnet! David will stick around and we'll discuss the recent passing of Sean Reinert and Neil Peart and discuss some of their great music that David has chosen for this very special show.

And stick around to hear from the Prog Metal Band Awaken (http://www.officialawaken.com/) at 4:40pm about their upcoming gig on February 23rd, at The Kingsland in Brooklyn!

All this and the best new Prog Rock on any Planet!

PENNA is the HeavyProg solo project of David Penna (Kronin, Spastic Ink, Ad Astra). 'SoulMagnet' is the 3rd PENNA release, encompassing the influences and experiences of his lifetime as a composer and musician.

PENNA's influences include King's X, Rush, Deftones, Beatles & Stevie Wonder; styles range from progressive rock and metal to alternative and fusion; with lyrics touching on death, addiction and spirituality.

His acclaimed previous releases 'ChemicalGod' and 'SubLevels' received favorable reviews, the latter winning a Friday Night Progressive IndeProg Award.

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 01/30/2020

Thursday, January 30th Captain Phil will be playing new music by John Hall (https://www.facebook.com/JonellLBD/), Talk about Skipfest (https://www.facebook.com/events/468629667163776/) happening on February 1st Dyanne Potter Voegtlin (https://pottersdaughterband.com/) who will be calling in at 3:40 to discuss Potter's Daughter and her work with Renaissance lead singer Annie Haslam. Then in the 4pm hour Part Two of an exclusive interview with Actor David Frankham (https://www.facebook.com/people/David-Frankham/100008456617700) talking about his career in film and television, his time working with Vincent Price, having lunch with Boris Karloff and voicing Sergeant Tibbs from 101 Dalmations!

All this and the best new Prog Rock on any Planet!

Skipfest (https://www.facebook.com/events/468629667163776/) happening on February 1st at Trinity Episcopal Church in Northern Bergen County 55 George St, Allendale, New Jersey 07401.

Doors open 3pm
4pm Jim Hayes performing acoustic classic blues.
6pm And Beyond featuring Dave Fields, Jay Dittamo and Kendall Scott on keys performing the music of Bill Bruford and original progressive rock music.

Dyanne Potter Voegtlin

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 01/30/2020

Thursday, January 30th Captain Phil will be playing new music by John Hall (https://www.facebook.com/JonellLBD/), Talk about Skipfest (https://www.facebook.com/events/468629667163776/) happening on February 1st Dyanne Potter Voegtlin (https://pottersdaughterband.com/) who will be calling in at 3:40 to discuss Potter's Daughter and her work with Renaissance lead singer Annie Haslam. Then in the 4pm hour Part Two of an exclusive interview with Actor David Frankham (https://www.facebook.com/people/David-Frankham/100008456617700) talking about his career in film and television, his time working with Vincent Price, having lunch with Boris Karloff and voicing Sergeant Tibbs from 101 Dalmations!

All this and the best new Prog Rock on any Planet!

Skipfest (https://www.facebook.com/events/468629667163776/) happening on February 1st at Trinity Episcopal Church in Northern Bergen County 55 George St, Allendale, New Jersey 07401.

Doors open 3pm
4pm Jim Hayes performing acoustic classic blues.
6pm And Beyond featuring Dave Fields, Jay Dittamo and Kendall Scott on keys performing the music of Bill Bruford and original progressive rock music.

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 01/16/2020

Thursday, January 16th Captain Phil will be playing new music by John Hall (https://www.facebook.com/JonellLBD/), talking about the World Premiere of Weathering with You (https://gkids.com/films/weathering-with-you/) the new Anime film hitting theaters that night, filling you in on tour dates for the Prog Rock band Nektar (https://nektarsmusic.com/events/) and also speaking with Joe Olnick (JoeOlnick.com) Live on the air at 3:30pm about his album Iguana and then in the 4pm hour Part One of an exclusive interview with Actor David Frankham (https://www.facebook.com/people/David-Frankham/100008456617700) talking about his career in film and television, his time working with Vincent Price and his classic Star Trek episode: Is There No Truth in Beauty.

All this and the best new Prog Rock on any Planet!

David Frankham (https://www.facebook.com/people/David-Frankham/100008456617700) (born 16 February 1926) is an English film and television actor. After serving in India and Malaya in the Second World War, Frankham worked first as a news reader, and then a writer, interviewer and producer for the BBC from 1948 to 1955.

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 01/02/2020

Captain Phil kicks off the new decade with Congressman John Hall (http://www.johnhallmusic.com/) in the 3:00 pm hour talking about the return of his classic song, "Wake Up" featured on Orleans II. We'll be discussing Johns time in Congress representing New York's 19th District, his career as a singer/songwriter in the band Orleans and his 2016 autobiography Still The One: A Rock'n'Roll Journey to Congress and Back.

Afterwards we'll hear from Nektar band members Derek "Mo" Moore and Ryche Chlanda as Nektar (https://nektarsmusic.com/) prepares to set out on their 2020 tour featuring local appearances at The New Jersey Proghouse on January 10th, Orion Studios on January 11th & 12th and New York City's Iridium on January 14th -16th!
(https://www.facebook.com/nektarRocks/)

All this and the best new Progressive Rock music on Captain Phil's Planet!
Derek Moore photo by Joel Barrios (https://www.norrsken.photography/)

John Hall (http://www.johnhallmusic.com/)

The Return of WAKE UP by Orleans
John Hall and Orleans are re-releasing an obscure album track, “Wake Up,” as a lyric video. Listen to it on YouTube at https://youtu.be/uswijrBzE4g.

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 12/19/2019

WUSB Pledgers Captain Phil is still willing to take pledges during his show. This is your last chance to pledge to Captain Phil's Planet on WUSB in 2019 and enjoy a Tax Deduction! Any credit card pledge for $20 gets a CD thank you!

Captain Phil's Holiday Special
SARA KARLOFF CONFIRMED FOR THURSDAY at 3:10pm!

featuring at 3pm a call in interview from Sara Karloff daughter of Boris Karloff!

The reading of the Grinch who Stole Christmas featuring
Anne Marie Strauss of I Speak Clearly (https://ispeakclearly.com/) as our Narrator

Scarbucket (https://www.facebook.com/Scarbucket/) King of All media and the Nicest Stormtrooper in the Galaxy as Cindy Lou Who

Captain Phil as You know who

Come join the fun as Captain Phil and his team of Speech language Pathologists and Empire Stormtroopers ring in the Holiday season with Music Fun and the Grinchiest Story ever told

Only on WUSB Stony Brook 90.1fm

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 12/05/2019

WUSB Pledgers Captain Phil is still willing to take pledges during his show. Any credit card pledge for $20 gets a CD thank you!

My Co-Host for this event, legendary WUSB DJ, DJ Eve!

Calling in at 3:10pm Daren R. Dochterman (http://www.betafive.com/BETAFIVECOM/index.html) who worked with director Robert Wise as Supervisor of Visual Effects for the Director’s Edition of Star Trek: The Motion Picture.

Calling in at 3:50pm Susan Sackett (http://www.insidetrek.com/Welcome) production associate on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Assistant to the late Gene Roddenberry during the production of Star Trek The Motion Picture we'll talk about her time on set and the projects that eventually led to Star Trek becoming a Movie franchise.

At 4:15 we'll be hearing from our favorite trekkers Cmdr Roy and Lt Cmdr MaryBeth of the Star Trek Set Tours (https://www.startrektour.com/) in Ticonderoga NY talk about their personal recollections of Star Trek The Motion picture

Finally at 4:35 We'll hear from Michael Shilling of the Shore Leave convention talk about his time in Star Trek fandom and Star Trek The Motion Picture!

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 11/21/2019

WUSB Pledgers Captain Phil will be offering passes to ANIME NYC November 15th - 17th 2019 at the Jacob Javits Center NYC (http://animenyc.com/) ! Stay tuned to WUSB 90.1fm for details on our fall pledge drive!

Calling in in the 3pm hour
John DiGeronimo drummer for the New England band Temptress

During the 4pm hour we'll have the return of The Cyberiam (https://thecyberiam.com/) to talk about their terrific show at last months Progstock and the new Blu Ray Live in the Cyberiam!

We'll also be hearing about the fantastic Holiday Model Railroad show at the Mills Pond House in St James NY on Friday November 22nd - Sunday November 24th
(https://www.millspondgallery.org/events)

Temptress (https://www.facebook.com/temptressofficial/) is back with a new single featuring Bassist Anthony Coy vocalist Jake Funk and drummer John DiGeronimo, the trio forge ahead to craft “Chemical” their new single.

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 11/07/2019

WUSB Pledgers Captain Phil will be offering passes to ANIME NYC November 15th - 17th 2019 at the Jacob Javits Center NYC (http://animenyc.com/) ! Stay tuned to WUSB 90.1fm for details on our fall pledge drive!

Captain Phil kicks off the show with Peter Tatara (http://animenyc.com/) talking about Anime NYC November 15th -17th, 2019 at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC. Then we'll touch base with our friend Skip Miller who is running Skipfest (https://www.facebook.com/events/505511826870985/) in Allendale New Jersey featuring our buddy Joe Deninzon and more. Then we'll be hearing from Alan Benjamin of the band Advent (http://www.adventmusic.net/) to talk about the New Jersey proghouse Fall Hootenanny (https://www.facebook.com/events/2440261459383987/) at Roxy & Dukes Roadhouse in Dunellen new Jersey,

And finally our friends from the Star Trek Tours Cmdr Roy and Lt MaryBeth(https://www.startrektour.com/) in Ticonderoga will be talking Treksgiving and William Shatner's return to the Star Trek set tour on November 22 – 23, 2019

Peter Tatara
http://animenyc.com/
Anime NYC November 15-17, 2019.

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 10/24/2019

WUSB Pledgers Captain Phil will be offering passes to ANIME NYC November 15th - 17th 2019 at the Jacob Javits Center NYC (http://animenyc.com/) ! Stay tuned to WUSB 90.1fm for details on our fall pledge drive!

It's trick or treat with Captain Phil on WUSB as he plays some scary awesome music from Progsylvania and welcomes Count Jack Licitra as he talks about the upcoming show in Patchogue on October 27th featuring The Electrix, Jellyband, Jack's Waterfall, The Blind Crows, Noah's Arc and The pressure Cookers.

At 3:30pm Poet Gwynne Garfinkle (http://www.gwynnegarfinkle.com/) calls in to read some of her new poetry, discuss her recent book People Change, the recent Readercon convention and read live on the air her classic poem, "love song from the Blob to Steve McQueen."

At 4:00pm Captain Phil welcomes the return of Debbie from Manos The Hands of Fate! That's right Jackey Raye Neyman Jones(https://debbiesmanos.blogspot.com/) author of Growing Up with Manos: The Hands of Fate will talk about the classic film, the MST3K version and the new film Manos Returns (https://www.manosreturns.com/) and her fantastic artwork!

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 10/10/2019

WUSB Pledgers Captain Phil will be offering passes to ANIME NYC November 15th - 17th 2019 at the Jacob Javits Center NYC (http://animenyc.com/) ! Stay tuned to WUSB 90.1fm for details on our fall pledge drive!

Captain Phil will be playing music from Robert Berry's 3.2 in preparation for the 3.2 show at My Fathers Place on Thursday October 10th at 8pm

Then we'll be talking about the Yardbirds trip to Suffolk Theater on October 13th with Godfrey Townsend
http://www.theyardbirds.com/

We'll see if we can get a message from the Progstock team who will be on site at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway New Jersey

Going over all the bands for Progstock 2019 Captain Phil will be playing music from al three days of the festival which includes

FRIDAY october 11th, 2019
Phideaux (https://bloodfish.com)
Salem Hill (http://salemhill.band)
Rachel Flowers (http://www.rachelflowersmusic.com) and Christopher Clark of Brand X
3.2 featuring Robert Berry (http://www.robertberry.com)

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 09/26/2019

Captain Phil returns with an interview with Jane Getter of the Jane Getter Premonition (http://janegetter.com) and Joe Deninzon who discuss their new work and their upcoming Progstock festival gigs! (Progstock.com) We'll also be joined by Joe Nardulli of Ad Astra to talk about his new found fame in sharing page 36 of the New York Post with Brad Pitt!

Finally Cmdr Roy and I regale you with stories of wonder of our time at last weeks breakaway 2019 convention including meeting Barbara Bain! All this and the music of
Jane Getter Premonition (http://janegetter.com)
Discipline (http://www.strungoutrecords.com)
Rocket Scientists ( http://www.thetank.com)
and Brand X ( https://www.facebook.com/OfficialBrandX/)

Jane Getter Premonition (http://janegetter.com)
Jane Getter is “the fieriest frettboarding female ever to strap on a Stratocaster” according to Guitar Player Magazine.
She has played with many jazz and rock greats while garnering increasing recognition as a gifted writer, bandleader, instrumentalist and vocalist.

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 08/01/2019

Join Captain Phil as Rocket Scientist Erik Nordlander calls in to discuss all things Moog, The Rocket Scientists (http://www.thetank.com) show at Progstock 2019 (http://www.progstock.com) and the music of Barry Gray!

Then stick around as Cmdr Roy (https://www.breakaway-2019.com/) returns from his encounter with Jarak and brings along his friend from Starfleet Lt Cmdr MaryBeth as we discuss Trekonderoga! (https://www.startrektour.com/trekonderoga/) All this and the best Prog Rock music on any Planet!

Rocket Scientists
Rocket Scientists was formed in the late 1980s by keyboardist Erik Norlander and vocalist / guitarist Mark McCrite. The two released their first CD, “Earthbound”, in 1993 joined by then – session bassist Don Schiff. Schiff quickly became a part of the band for their second release in 1995, “Brutal Architecture”, and the three toured in the US and Europe in 1997 culminating in the live CD, “Earth Below and Sky Above: Live in Europe and America”. In 1999, Rocket Scientists released “Oblivion Days”, raising the bar on already high expectations.

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 07/18/2019

We'll open the show with Sheri Miller (http://sherimiller.com/) who will be discussing her latest music from the album Waking Up To This Miracle Life and her classic song Satelite

Then in the 4 o'clock hour we'll be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the Moon when Captain Phil talks with Andrew Chaikin (www.andrewchaikin.com), author of A Man on the Moon the basis for the HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon about the re-release of this series, the Anniversary and when we'll be returning.

And finally we'll hear from the Commander of Moonbase Alpha himself, Cmdr Roy about the upcoming Space 1999 convention (https://www.breakaway-2019.com/) in Bethlehem PA September 12th -15th 2019

Sheri Miller http://sherimiller.com
Sheri Miller was born in an extremely musical and creative home in Long Island, New York. Her mother was an opera singer and classical pianist. Sheri composed dozens of songs on piano, by age 8, music and lyrics, from songs about eternal love to stadium rock anthems. She loved singing along with Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, and The Beatles.

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 07/04/2019

Captain Phil will be talking with Inge Heyer of Shore Leave, a fan run Science Fiction convention during the 3pm hour about the science guests at this years Shore Leave, the various Star Trek shows and the upcoming 50th anniversary of the moon landing!

Then around 4pm Skip Miller will be calling in to talk about the latest Skip Fest happening on July 7th in Allendale New Jersey and all the great bands that gig in his area!

SHORE LEAVE
https://www.shore-leave.com

Shore Leave is a fan-run Science Fiction media convention held every summer in Hunt Valley, Maryland. The convention features appearances by actors and writers from a broad variety of TV shows and movies ranging from current hits to classic favorites.

Skipfest Presents The Burr Johnson Band And Sistermonk
Hosted by Skip Miller
Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 3 PM – 10 PM
Trinity Episcopal Church in Northern Bergen County
55 George St, Allendale, New Jersey 07401
1. Burr Johnson Band starts at 4:00 pm. They are jazz fusion funk rock and with special guest Thierry Arpino on drums.
2. SisterMonk starts at 6:45 pm. Contemporary music and world music with special guest Thierry Arpino on drums.

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 06/20/2019

Captain Phil recaps the amazing New Jersey Proghouse (www.njproghouse.com/) Hootenanny Weekend by playing tracks from the bands you missed if you didn't go! Also look for new music by The Cyberiam (https://thecyberiam.com/) and a run down of the bands playing at the upcoming Progstock Festival (https://www.progstock.com) in Rahway New Jersey Columbus Day Weekend. We'll also go over the line up of Skipfest (https://www.facebook.com/events/321393945223856/) happening July 7th in Allendale New jersey.
Then near the 4pm hour we'll hear from Aleksi Glick of Snack Cat (www.snackcatband.com) where we'll talk about the bands new EP and also chat about Zacherly! Finally we wrap up the show with a call from Michael Shilling as we go over the author and actor guest list for this years Shore Leave in Hunt Valley Maryland (https://www.shore-leave.com/) Set course for Captain Phil's Planet at Warp 7! Hailing Frequencies are Open!

https://www.progstock.com/
www.njproghouse.com/
www.snackcatband.com
https://www.shore-leave.com/
Skipfest https://www.facebook.com/events/321393945223856/
The Cyberiam https://thecyberiam.com/

Snack Cat www.snackcatband.com

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 06/06/2019

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Calling in during the 3pm hour Alan Benjamin of Advent and the New Jersey Proghouse to talk about the band and the upcoming NJ Proghouse Hootenanny on June 15th and 16th.

Then in the 4pm hour Robert Shepard of Manticore calling in to talk about the June 8th 89 North show featuring Manticore, an ELP Tribute also featuring local Prog Rockers Callooh Callay!
https://www.facebook.com/events/2305314216459416/

All this and the best new Prog on Long Island. Captain Phil's Planet!

Advent http://www.adventmusic.net

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 05/23/2019

Commander Roy makes his return to Captain Phil's Planet with news of the upcoming Space: 1999 convention (https://www.breakaway-2019.com/) this September and also upcoming Ticonderoga Star Trek Set tours featuring WIlliam Shatner on June 7th and 8th (https://www.startrektour.com) and Terry Farrell on August 23rd, 24th and 25th (https://www.startrektour.com/trekonderoga/)

Fresh back from Canada's Terra Incognita Festival Captain Phil will be playing music from the festival which includes:
Oak, Bjorn Riis, Basta!
IZZ, Airbag, Inner Odyssey, Phideaux, Finisterre

AND previewing music from the upcoming NJ Proghouse Hootenanny (http://www.njproghouse.com/2019-njproghouse-20th-anniversary-hootenanny/) which includes:
Rikard Sjöblom's Gungfly, NDV (Nick D'Virgilio), The Tea Club, Brett Kull & Ray Weston of echolyn, Randy McStine, Advent.

The Devil's Staircase (feat. Mattias Olsson), IZZ, No More Pain, and Tammy Scheffer.

BREAKAWAY:2019 - 20TH ANNIVERSARY - A SPACE:1999 EVENT CONVENTION will be held in the Northeast, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
The venue will be at the Best Western: Lehigh Valley Convention Center.

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 05/09/2019

John Galgano and/or Laura Meade of the band IZZ (http://www.izzmusic.com) will be calling in in the 3pm hour to discuss the new album Mostly Harmless and to find out if a Vogon Constructor Fleet is heading for Earth. We'll also talk about the upcoming gigs at the Terra Incognita festival and the New Jersey Proghouse show.

JUST ADDED Ethan Meixsell and/or Joe Narduli calling in to talk about Ethan's CD Release show at the Rail in Smithtown May 9th, 2019!

Then at 4:30pm we'll be having the Shore Leave 41 preview with Mike Schilling (https://www.shore-leave.com) going over the guest list and what's else is new on the Final Frontier!

All this and great new Progressive Rock music on Captain Phil's Planet!

IZZ
http://www.izzmusic.com

Founded by Galgano brothers (Tom and John) IZZ has performed at numerous venues and festivals including, Rosfest 04, CalProg 04/05/08, Progday 02/06 and Nearfest 07. IZZ will released their latest studio album, Don't Panic on May 21, 2019!

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 04/25/2019

Tune in to Captain Phil's Planet as Andrew Colyer (http://colyermusic.com) joins us in the 3pm hour to discuss his preparations for the 3.2 tour with Robert Berry and his career in music as he tells us of adventures in Progressive rock and gives us directions to Carnegie hall!

Then in the 4pm hour Jann Klose (https://jannklose.com/) calls in to talk about his next tour and his new album In Tandem!

Finally we will contact Moonbase Alpha with Space 1999 Props and ships expert Gordon Moriguchi and his quest for the perfect Eagle! All on Captain Phil's Planet!

Andrew Colyer
http://colyermusic.com
Yamaha and Muse Receptor sponsored artist Andrew Colyer has played piano, keyboards, trumpet, and sung across the United States, England, Canada, and Japan, including three times at Carnegie Hall. His classical training includes the Juilliard School, and his teaching lineage places him five steps down from Beethoven.

Rock/pop experience includes performing and collaborating with