Tag Archives: Simon Phillips

DarWin Continues Delving Into Origins Of Species

September 10, 2020

DarWin‘s was one of the last year’s highlights: a cinematic album with a stellar cast and with a reach that went far beyond the record’s prog boundaries. Its scope left no doubt there would be another chapter in this saga, … Continue reading

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MANDOKI SOULMATES – Living In The Gap + Hungarian Pictures

August 17, 2020

Red Rock 2019 Delivering a paean to togetherness, cosmopolitan defector calls on stellar comrades to close ranks and create celestial noise. Leslie Mándoki has always been going against the grain – ever since he fled Budapest in mid-’70s to end … Continue reading

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INTELLIGENT MUSIC PROJECT – V: Life Motion

August 11, 2020

Intelligent Music 2020 Good vibrations by Bulgarian doctor brave the weather and serve up another rock-solid spectacle. When Milen Vrabevski, M.D., started a positive-thinking crusade with about a decade ago, he could hardly imagine that the “Intelligent Music” endeavor would … Continue reading

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DARWIN – Origin Of Species

June 1, 2019

DarWin 2019 Topical, if sci-fi-slanted, album that will take progressive idiom to the orbit of a new planet while anchoring it to earth via virtuoso delivery – or deliverance. Our world is in dire need of a hero: wallowing in … Continue reading

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Simon Phillips Boxes Up His “Protocol”

April 17, 2019

In all fairness, Simon Phillips‘s project PROTOCOL must be talked about in the same reverential tone as THE TONY WILLIAMS LIFETIME or BUDDY MILES EXPRESS, yet it’s a sign of our times that genuine originator doesn’t often gets his due. … Continue reading

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