In conversation with Andy Mackay

It’s forty-two years since I met Andy at my audition for Roxy in 1972.We have remained friends and musical adventurers.  I thought it good at this stage in our lives to reminisce about the Roxy story ... Read More


Mi Casa

Mi Casa es su Casa, a well-known Spanish phrase of hospitality and friendship, My house is your house, is ingrained in Latino Culture and evokes so many memories of the South American homes I was brought up in and the warm friendships encountered there... Read More


High Atlas

My first visit to Marrakech inspired this track with the hustle and bustle of the souk, the medieval atmosphere at night but always the ever presence of the high Atlas Mountains in the distance... Read More


Tramuntana

Over the years I have produced many albums for Rock en Espanol artists. One of my favourite artists is Enrique Bunbury and favourite studios is Musiclan in Avionnet des Puig Ventos. The clue is in the Catalan word Puig Ventos, ... Read More


Halmstad

Scandi -noir has appealed to me from its inception, sowhen the chance came to play in Halmstad,Sweden, with the IB Expo rock orchestra it was a no brainer. I insisted on getting there via Copenhagen so I could ... Read More


Caracas 1960

I arrived by plane from Hawaii to Caracas in 1960. Staying at the Hotel Tamanaco on a hilltop with its views across the valley was exciting. It was all women with beehives, men in smart ‘Mad Men’ suits and ties, Chevies ... Read More


Magdalena

My mother was born in Barranquilla Colombia in 1921. Her father was a paddle steam captain on the river used by the Spanish conquistadors to get to the Foothills of the Andes from the Caribbean Coast. ... Read More


New Video For ‘The Sound Of Blue’

Here is the new EPK video for Phils new album ‘The Sound Of Blue’ It will be released 0n 23rd March. The track listing is as follows: 1. Magdalena 2. 1960 Caracas featuring Sonia Bernardo 3. ... Read More


Pink Floyd Album Launch

All the ones…. New Pink Floyd album launch London 10/11 and week 1 is no1 in 11 countries. The new Pink Floyd album,’ The Endless River’ produced by number one producers Phil Manzanera ,David Gilmour Youth ... Read More


Magdalena Video

This is the video for the first track from Phil’s new album “The Sound Of Blue’. Magdalena is a tribute to his mother Magdalena,born in Baranquilla ,Colombia and named so by her father who was a ... Read More


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