Symfo Mania Playlist Archive

Symfo Mania is the weekly special covering symphonic and progressive rock music, broadcast every Tuesday evening on Dutch website/DAB+ Arrow Bluesrock Radio.

Presented by Maarten Goossensen through June 2022, and by Marcel Debets since September that same year, 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 ).


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Statistics for 2016

Total tracks:399
Total shows:52
Average tracks/show:7.7
Average show length:
(excluding specials)
55:09
Total distinct artists:168
Total distinct albums:283
Total distinct tracks:374
(Hover over, or tap on, album titles to view their cover images.)


Artists most played:

#PlaysArtistWikiPABCSP
124GenesisENNLPA SP
217YesENNLPABCSP
315MarillionENNLPABCSP
413Pink FloydENNLPA SP
511RushENNLPA SP
69CamelENNLPA SP
78Porcupine TreeENNLPABCSP
87ArenaENNLPA SP
97Frost*ENNLPABCSP
107IQENNLPA SP
117Steven WilsonENNLPA SP
126Airbag  PABCSP
136Big Big TrainENNLPABCSP
146Dream TheaterENNLPA SP
156HakenENNLPABCSP
166KansasENNLPABCSP
176King CrimsonENNLPA SP
185BlackfieldENNLPA SP
195The Neal Morse BandENNLPA SP
205The Pineapple ThiefENNLPA SP
215RiversideENNLPA SP
225Spock's BeardENNLPABCSP
234Emerson, Lake & PalmerENNLPA SP
244Glass HammerENNLPABCSP
254Huis NLPA SP
264KayakENNLPABCSP
274Knight Area NLPA SP
284Steve HackettENNLPA SP
Albums most played:

#PlaysAlbum - ArtistWikiPABCSP
16Falling Satellites (2016) - Frost*EN PA SP
25Affinity (2016) - HakenEN PA SP
35F E A R (2016) - MarillionENNLPA SP
45A Trick Of The Tale (1976) - GenesisENNLPA SP
5490125 (1983) - YesENNLPA SP
64Disconnected (2016) - Airbag  PABCSP
74Folklore (2016) - Big Big TrainENNLPABCSP
84In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969) - King CrimsonENNLPA SP
94Neither In Heaven (2016) - Huis  PA SP
104Nursery Cryme (1971) - GenesisENNLPA SP
114Selling England By The Pound (1973) - GenesisENNLPA SP
124Wish You Were Here (1975) - Pink FloydENNLPA SP
133 (2016) - Steven WilsonEN PABCSP
143The Astonishing (2016) - Dream TheaterENNLPA SP
153Blackfield II (2007) - BlackfieldEN PABCSP
163Deadwing (2005) - Porcupine TreeENNLPABCSP
173Distant Monsters (2015) - Martigan  PABCSP
183The Fall Of Hearts (2016) - KatatoniaEN PABCSP
193Foxtrot (1972) - GenesisENNLPA SP
203Going For The One (1977) - YesENNLPA SP
213Moving Pictures (1981) - RushENNLPA SP
223Out Of Myself (2003) - RiversideENNLPA SP
233The Prelude Implicit (2016) - KansasENNLPA SP
243Valkyrie (2016) - Glass HammerENNLPA  
253The Visitor (1998) - Arena NLPA SP
263Your Wilderness (2016) - The Pineapple ThiefENNLPABCSP
Albums & Tracks played per release year:

Year 1967'68'691970'71'72'73'74'75'76'77'78'791980'81'82'83
Albums 11123644447433323
Tracks 124261175799445526
Year 1984'85'86'87'88'891990'91'92'93'94'95'96'97'98'992000
Albums 32141122255512369
Tracks 52171122356713579
Year 2001'02'03'04'05'06'07'08'092010'11'12'13'14'15'16'17
Albums 465973444438111523631
Tracks 47710936454391218301102
Tracks played more than once:

#PlaysArtist - AlbumTrackLengthDates
13Airbag - Disconnected (2016)Sleepwalker7:0507 June, 20 September, 27 December
22Porcupine Tree - Deadwing (2005)Arriving Somewhere But Not Here12:0210 May, 25 October*
32King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969)The Court Of The Crimson King9:2212 January, 12 July
42Knight Area - Hyperdrive (2014)Crimson Skies4:1024 May, 29 November
52Haken - Affinity (2016)Earthrise4:4824 May, 20 December
62Genesis - A Trick Of The Tale (1976)Entangled6:2802 February, 11 October*
72King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969)Epitaph8:4713 September, 08 November
82Genesis - Selling England By The Pound (1973)Firth Of Fifth9:3431 May, 25 October*
92Frost* - Falling Satellites (2016)Heartstrings6:2131 May, 27 December
102PFM (Premiata Forneria Marconi) - Storia di Un Minuto (1972)Impressioni Di Settembre5:4416 February, 04 October
112Different Light - The Burden Of Paradise (2016)In Love And War (War)6:3519 April, 20 December
122Camel - Mirage (1974)Lady Fantasy12:4602 February, 01 November
132The Moody Blues - In Search Of The Lost Chord (1968)Legend Of A Mind6:3606 September, 22 November
142Genesis - A Trick Of The Tale (1976)Mad Man Moon7:3522 March, 17 May
152Dream Theater - Images And Words (1992)Metropolis Part I9:3205 January, 18 October*
162Knight Area - The Sun Also Rises (2004)Mortal Brow6:2130 August, 11 October*
172Steven Wilson - (2016)My Book Of Regrets9:2302 February, 20 December
182Marillion - F E A R (2016)The New Kings16:4523 August, 15 November
192Ben Craven - Last Chance To Hear (2016)The Remarkable Man5:0003 May, 20 December
202Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1975)Shine On You Crazy Diamond (1-5)13:4019 January, 18 October*
212Rush - Moving Pictures (1981)Tom Sawyer4:3427 September, 18 October*
222Frost* - Falling Satellites (2016)Towerblock6:1417 May, 06 December
232Marillion - Clutching at Straws (1987)White Russian6:2719 April, 01 November
242Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1975)Wish You Were Here5:3420 September, 15 November
  * = entry in Symfo Top 25