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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!


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
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

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 04/11/2019

Legendary musician Robert Berry joins Captain Phil's Planet on April 11th in the 3:00 pm hour to discuss his career, the new 3.2 album, “The Rules Have Changed,” Keith Emerson and the upcoming 3.2 tour!


Then at 4:30 Andrew Aydin (www.andrewaydin.com/), Congressional Aide, New York Times Best Selling Author, Co-Author of 'MARCH' with Rep. John Lewis and illustrated by Nate Powell will be calling in to discuss his Captain America Story in Marvel Presents #3 titled Captain America's War at Home! War at home features line artist Daniel Acuna and sets the Captain in 1964 during the civil rights movement. Andrew will be discussing this project as well as the Graphic Novels March and Run which he co-wrote in collaboration with Representative John Lewis.


Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 03/28/2019

3pm - 4pm hour
Toby Tobias (https://www.tobytoby.com/)joins Captain Phil live in studio on March 28th for music and conversation, hear new music and find out about Toby's upcoming show at 89 North Thursday, April 4th, 2019 and his Journey from Johannesburg show that's been played all over our area.

After 4pm
Joe Nardulli of Ad Astra (http://www.adastraband.com) will call in to talk about the upcoming Progressive Rock night at My Fathers Place on April 4th, 2019 featuring Ad Astra and Callooh Callay (https://www.facebook.com/calloohcallayprogrock/)

We're also hoping to have Emy Mcb as well in studio! All this and the best Progressive Rock on any Planet! Beam up and tune in to Captain Phil's Planet!


Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 03/13/2019

Special Left Long Island Show! Joe will be calling in to talk about the upcoming STRINGFEST! presented by Sonic Voyage fest on March 21st at DROM 85 Avenue A, New York, New York 10009
We may also hear from the other bands on the bill, namely SEVEN)SUNS, MazzMuse!


We'll also be playing the music of Ryche Chlanda http://rychechlandaflyingdreams.com/ to talk up the upcoming show Ryche Chlanda & Flying Dreams at The Cutting Room 44 E 32nd St, New York, New York 10016 March 15th 9:30pm

All this and the best new Prog Rock on any Planet and of course our friends The Eyes of Triton! Tune in because Captain Phil never really leaves!

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 03/01/2019

Arriving Live on WUSB's Captain Phil's Planet brilliant local guitarist Ethan Meixsell (http://ethanmeixsell.com) will in studio performing live and discussing his music and current projects!

And we'll also find out what's happening on Moonbase Alpha when Commander Roy brings the Command Staff of Space 1999's Props and Ships group to the WUSB subspace airwaves with Todd Morton and Gordon Moriguchi as they discuss what it's like to build iconic spacecraft for display or more!


One listen to guitarist Ethan Meixsell is all it takes to understand why he is one of the most exciting guitarists in the NY area. He has developed a reputation as an extremely versatile musician, having professional credits as a guitarist, bassist, keyboardist, singer, arranger, engineer, and producer. As a performer he has become known for his meticulous attention to tone and feel, backed by a crushing technique. His music is a stream of consciousness melding of Jazz, Fusion, Blues, Metal, Progressive, and Ambient textures, with plenty of guitar pyrotechnics on display.

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 02/14/2019

Captain Phil Interviews John Morrow author of Stuff' Said!

Today at 3 PM – 5 PM

Over the air at 90.1fm and 107.3fm
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Happy Valentine's Day from Captain Phil! On this special show we have everything you love! A brand new just in time for Valentine's Day song from Last Charge of the Light Horse (http://www.lastcharge.com/), An interview with John Morrow of TwoMorrows Press (www.twomorrows.com) on the book Kirby & Lee: "Stuf' Said!" and finally Steve Uh of Sidecar Agogo (http://www.reverbnation.com/sidecaragogo) dropping some new music here on Captain Phil's Planet!

Spend Valentine's Day with someone you love! Captain Phil!

Kirby & Lee: Stuf' Said examines the genesis of the Marvel Comics Universe

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 01/17/2019

WUSB 90.1fm 107.3fm
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or use the tune in app and search wusb!

Tune in to Captain Phil's Planet to find out about the Original story of The Thing, Who Goes There and the recently discovered novel by John W. Campbell Frozen Hell, soon to be published buy Wildside Press. Then stay tuned to hear from The Road with Science Fiction writer Gregory A Wilson as his band The Road releases their third CD Five Years Later This Friday in Cambridge Mass.

Also playing new music by The Tangent from their album Proxy. All this and more on Captain Phil's Planet!

John Betancourt is the publisher of Wildside Press, as well as a mystery and science fiction writer. One of his current projects is the publication of a recently discovered alternate draft of John W. Campbell's classic "Who Goes There?" (filmed as The Thing by John Carpenter). He funded the project with Kickstarter, and it became one of the largest crowd-funded publishing projects of the year, raising more than $155,000.

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 01/03/2019

Stream at www.wusb.fm or use the Tune In App on your Phone or Roku and search for WUSB!

Interview with David Jesteadt of GKIDS on the release of Modest Heroes in North American Theaters and the 2019 line up of GKIDS Anime releases.

Then we'll look back at 2018 with all the new music, band and author interviews and festivals covered on Captain Phil's Planet!

January 2018
Jean Paul Vest from Last Charge of the Light Horse
February 2018
Joe Narduli of Ad Astras
Victoria Price The Way of Being Lostand Fernando Perdomo Out to Sea band
March 2018
Circuline band
Jackey Raye Neyman Jones who was Debbie in Manos The Hands of Fate
Jose Zegarra Holder Romantic Warriors Documentary series
David Penna Sublevels
April 2018
Live in Studio Joe Deninzon of STRATOSPHEERIUS and Tony Bird of 2 Birds Band
Robert Fulton Witness and George Roldan organizer of Rosfest
May 2018
Aaron Clift of the Aaron Clift Experiment
Laura Meade's new album Remedium Interview
June 2018
Robert Richardson of Cell 15
In studio guests Maticore, Eddie Ayala
July 2018
Tom Brislin of The Sea Within
James Robinson of the New Jersey Proghouse
August 2018

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 12/20/2018

It's that time of the year again when superstar Anne Marie Strauss And Scarbucket assemble with Captain Phil to read The Grinch who stole Christmas to all the good listeners on Captain Phil's Planet! Tune in and marvel in amazement at this touching reading of the holiday classic. Only on Captain Phil's Planet!

Starring David Braun and Anne Marie Strauss!
Special Guest star Gwynne Garfinkle!
Featuring NEW HOLIDAY MUSIC by Superstar Rorie Kelly!

Perhaps this year the Eyes of Triton will join us! Will they Acknowledge? Tune in to find out!

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 12/06/2018

Captain Phil's planet travels through time to discuss Chronomonaut Steve Babb and why Elf King is the greatest undiscovered band of all time. We'll also ask Steve how we can get that freaky dude Tom to leave the WUSB studio. After that we'll open all Hailing frequencies with Lt Mary Beth and Commander Roy to see how we can celebrate the holidays this weekend with Shatner Claus! We'll also be talking about the 5th Annual Holiday Concert & Community Sing-Along at the Patchogue Congregational Church. All on Captain Phil's Planet!

Glass Hammer

Christmas with The Captains!

5th Annual Holiday Concert & Community Sing-Along

Glass Hammer:

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 11/22/2018

Large Prog Portion day at Captain Phil's Planet as we spin Alice's Restaurant and play large entrees of Progressive rock by Renaissance, IZZ, Evership and More!

WUSB 90.1fm 107.3fm or

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 11/08/2018

Captain Phil and his co host The Eyes of Triton will be interviewing Peter Tatara of Anime NYC at 3:30pm on Captain Phil's Planet. Peter is the convention chair of New York's newest Anime convention located at the Jacob Javitts Convention Center held over three days, November 16th - 18th. Anime NYC has donated 4 3 day passes for callers who pledge to WUSB as a thank you gift. To obtain the passes call 631-632-6901 during Captain Phi's Planet and make a pledge of $35 or more with a credit card, You can also message Captain Phil via the Captain Phil's Planet facebook page if you are interested in donating to WUSB.

At 4:15pm Nick Katona of MRR Records will call in to talk about the MRR Label and the band Flor de Loto and their new album dropping in November!

Finally We'll be talking with Cmdr Roy and Lt Marybeth about Captain Kirk's visit to Ticonderoga NY this Decemeber and noext years Space 1999 convention. I have it on good authority Captain Zantor will also be on hand to ask Cmder Roy some questions!

And of course the best new Prog Rock all on Captain Phil's Planet!

Anime NYC

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 10/25/2018

A huge show coming up this Thursday on Captain Phil's Planet!
We'll be playing brand new music by Evership and Glass Hammer in-between four great interviews!

First up we'll have author William Latham review the new Halloween Movie and discuss the new Space 1999 Book Odysseus Wept.

Then due to popular demand we'll have author and poet Gwynne Garfinkle back on to read her monster poems and talk a little more about her new book People Change

At some point we will attempt to contact CMDR Roy over on Moonbase Alpha to see if he survived his trip through the Black sun, we actually have a co host that wants to talk to him as well.
Roy Bjellquist

And finally the main event! Shane Atkinson of Evership calls in at 4:30pm to talk about the new Evership Album Evership II. We'll listen to new Evership music, talk to Shane about this project that has spanned decades and the bands recent performance at Progstock.

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 10/11/2018

This Thursday Captain Phil returns from Progstock with new music, stories of the super fest in New Jersey and Live Intervews with Louis from the local band Jolly, Poetry and stories of the Universal Monsters with Gwynne Garfinkle and the search for
Roy Bjellquist who was last seen on the Dark side of the moon before it blew out of Earth Orbit! All this and more on Captain Phil's Planet!


Gwynne Garfinkle

Roy Bjellquist

Jolly (aka The Incredible Jolly)

Website www.jollyband.com
Members Anadale
Joe Reilly
Louis Abramson
Anthony Rondinone
Jolly is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band from New York City, also known as The Incredible Jolly.


Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 09/27/2018

The biggest Progressive Rock festival on the east coast is only a few days away and Captain Phil will be previewing music from the performers and having some of the artists on the phone for this very special edition of Captain Phil's Planet!
tune in at 90.1fm or 107.3fm or stream at www.wusb.fm

Calling in will be Joe Deninzon of Stratospheerius,
Ryche Chlanda of Ryche Chlanda and the Flying Dreams and More!


Also calling will be Phideaux Xavier to discuss his new work Infernal, his upcoming appearance at the progstock aftershow and his upcoming performances in 2019!

And lastly we will begin the search for Roy Bjellquist‎ who was last seen on Moonbase Alpha!

Progstock 2018

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 09/13/2018

Join Captain Phil with in Studio Guest Bob Westcott as Bob plays some live music and talks about his upcoming show on Friday, Sept. 14 - 8 p.m. at the Grounds and Sounds Cafe at the UUC in Stony Brook

We will also be discussing The 13th Annual Deepwells Music Festival featuring
Sir Cadian Rhythm, Miles to Dayton and The Kerry Kearney Band

For more info, go to http://liveatdeepwells.org/2017/11/02/the-13th-annual-deepwells-music-fe...

Finally a special phone interview from Moonbase Alpha from Roy Bjellquist who will the latest news on next summers Space 1999 convention. In fact to celebrate Roy will be phoning in from Monitoring Station on the Dark Side of the Moon! You won't want to miss this!

Bob Westcott

Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 08/30/2018

This weeks Captain Phil's Planet welcomes Vocalist and composer Tammy Scheffer who will be singing live in studio, we'll play some of her CD's and talk about her compositions and the future!

Also via phone welcome new Long Island Prog Band Calloo Callay who have a gig coming up at KJ Farrells in Bellmore! All this and Progday during Captain Phil's Planet!


Tammy Scheffer