Symfo Mania Playlist Archive


Symfo Mania is the weekly special covering symphonic and progressive rock music, broadcast every Tuesday evening on the Dutch national radio station Arrow Classic Rock.

Presented by Maarten Goossensen, it covers recent releases as well as classics and rarities from the genre's rich history.

This site collects the show's playlists from 2016 onwards, and aims to (eventually) provide browsing, searching and statistics features to the show's fans, in (eventually) a modern responsive layout. And it'll be appear in Dutch too (eventually smiley ).

Overall 2016201720182019

Statistics for 2019

Total tracks:     274
Total shows:34
Average tracks/show:8.1

Total distinct artists:     134
Total distinct albums:203
Total distinct tracks:272
Artists most played:

311King CrimsonENNLPA 
85Big Big TrainENNLPABC
95Dream TheaterENNLPA 
105Huis  PA 
115Pink FloydENNLPA 
125Porcupine TreeENNLPA 
134Earth & FireENNLPA 
144Jordsjø  PABC
164Mostly AutumnENNLPA 
174Steven WilsonENNLPA 
    Albums most played:

#PlaysAlbum - ArtistWikiPABC
17Tales From Outer Space (2019) - RPWL  PA 
25Abandoned (2019) - Huis  PA 
34Distance Over Time (2019) - Dream TheaterEN PA 
44Grand Tour (2019) - Big Big TrainEN PABC
54Nattfiolen (2019) - Jordsjø  PABC
63Acceleration Theory (2019) - In Continuum  PABC
73At The Edge Of Light (2019) - Steve HackettENNLPA 
83Foxtrot (1972) - GenesisENNLPA 
93In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) - King CrimsonENNLPA 
103Jesus Christ The Exorcist (2019) - Neal Morse  PA 
113Lotus (2019) - Soen  PA 
123Selling England By The Pound (1973) - GenesisENNLPA 
133Tre Ut (2019) - Trojka   BC
143Under Stars (2019) - Lonely Robot  PA 
153White Rainbow (2019) - Mostly Autumn  PA 

Albums & Tracks played per release year:

Year 1967'68'691970'71'72'73'74'75'76'77'78'791980'81'82'83'84'85'86'87'88'891990'91'92'93
Albums 111266524353222322220101131
Tracks 113389724364332332320101131

Year 1994'95'96'97'98'992000'01'02'03'04'05'06'07'08'092010'11'12'13'14'15'16'17'18'19
Albums 3214045723222204022183492246
Tracks 3215066733222305032183492887

Tracks played more than once:

#PlaysArtist - AlbumTrackLengthDates
12Rush - A Farewell to Kings (1977)Closer To The Heart2:5105 March, 23 July
22King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969)The Court Of The Crimson King9:2201 January, 14 May

  * = entry in Symfo Top 25

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