|2/6||Ron Boots||Ghost of a Mist||Cue|
|2/13||Various Artists||Out There Lies the Truth||Cue|
|2/20||Various Artists||The Truth is Twisted||Cue|
Please note that Cue Records is now called GROOVE Unlimited.
March's special focus was on Steve Roach, one of the most renowned artists in the space music genre. The midnight feature CDs were:
|3/6||The Magnificent Void||Hearts of Space|
|3/13||Cavern of Sirens||Projekt|
|3/20||World's Edge (disc 2)||Fortuna|
|3/27||Dreamtime Return (disc 1)||Fortuna|
May's special focus, which began in April because I was unavailable to broadcast for the first three Thursdays, was on Robert Rich, one of the brightest luminaries in the space music genre. The midnight feature CDs were:
|4/24||Propogation||Hearts of Space|
|5/1||Gaudi||Hearts of Space|
|5/8||Fissures||Hearts of Space|
|5/22||A Troubled Resting Place||Fathom|
June's special focus was on the artist roster of the Atomic City "label." It is actually a distribution vehicle for Mike Metlay Phd. and friends. The midnight feature CDs were:
|6/5||Team Metlay||Bandwidth||Atomic City|
|6/12||Team Metlay||Ballistic||Atomic City|
|6/19||Steve Verity||Digital Planet||Atomic City|
|6/26||Joe McMahon||Shatterday||Atomic City|
July's special focus was on the artists who performed at the Projekt festival on August 1 and 2.
|7/10||Steve Roach & Vidna Obmana||Well of Souls||Projekt|
|7/31||Vidna Obmana||Twilight of Perception||Projekt|
August's special focus was on the L.A. area synthesist, A Produce.
|8/7||A Produce||Reflect Like a Mirror, Respond Like an Echo||Trance Port|
|8/14||A Produce||White Sands||Trance Port|
|8/21||A Produce||Land of a Thousand Trances||Trance Port|
|8/28||A Produce||Inscape & Landscape||Trance Port|
September's special focus was on the Spotted Peccary roster of artists.
|9/4||Greg Klamt||Fluxus Quo||Spotted Peccary|
|9/11||J. Arif Verner||A Vision Beyond Light||Spotted Peccary|
|9/18||Jon Jenkins & Paul Lackey||title||Spotted Peccary|
|9/25||Brain Laughter||Not Far From A Distant Sun||Spotted Peccary|
October's special focus was the electronic music scene in Philadelphia, centered around Chuck Van Zyl, host of the long running space music radio show, Star's End.
In addition to being an artist and radio show host, Chuck promotes space music by putting on concerts called Star's End Gatherings. Luminaries such as Steve Roach and Robert Rich have performed at past Gatherings. (Check out the March and May featured artists on this web page.)
|10/2||Chuck Van Zyl & Peter Gulch||Regeneration Mode||Synkronos|
|10/9||Chuck van Zyl||Celestial Mechanics||Centaur|
|10/16||Chuck van Zyl||Relics (Disc 1)||Centaur|
|10/23||Chuck van Zyl||Relics (Disc 2)||Centaur|
|10/30||Chuck van Zyl||The Xyl File||Synkronos|
Oktoberfest was celebrated Galactic Travels-style! Space music pioneer Klaus Schulze's new 25 CD set, the Jubilee Edition ( Manikin Records) arrived. I featured music from this monumental release in the first hour of the show for most of the month!!
November's special focus was on space music pioneer Klaus Schulze. The feature CD at midnight was selected from the Jubilee Edition (Manikin Records). Unfortunately, WDIY was off the air on 11/20/97 due to technical difficulties, so the program didn't air on that date.
|11/6||Klaus Schulze||The Jubilee Edition (disc 11)||Manikin Records|
|11/13||Klaus Schulze||The Jubilee Edition (disc 12)||Manikin Records|
|11/27||Klaus Schulze||The Jubilee Edition (disc 13)||Manikin Records|
December's special focus was on Ron Boots. Each week, one of his CDs was played at midnight. (Remember, Cue is now GROOVE!)
|12/4||Ron Boots||Too Many Secrets||GROOVE Unlimited|
|12/11||Ron Boots||Screaming Whispers||Cue Records, NL|
|12/18||Ron Boots||Detachment of Worldly Affairs||Cue|
|12/25||Ron Boots||Current||GROOVE Unlimited|
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