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Phil Manzanera

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Roxy Music's Phil Manzanera (1982)

Interview by Ira Robbins, Rock's Backpages audio, 18 February 1982

The Roxy guitar man on the current state of the band; on making his Primitive Guitar solo album; Roxy on stage and their recent albums, and on making Avalon.

File format: mp3; file size: 33.4mb, interview length: 36' 30" sound quality: **½

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Phil Manzanera: Snake-Eyed Latin Lothario Goes Pan-Tonic

Interview by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 24 August 1974

...And that's not all, as NICK KENT discovers after conversations with none other than marimboid Roxyite PHIL MANZANERA. (P.S. John Cale is involved in this ...

Roxy Music: The Two Sides Of Mr Manzanera

Interview by Pete Makowski, Sounds, 24 August 1974

Since the beginning of Roxy Music's career there have been many reports of fights and ego stomping between various members. One man who's been keeping ...

Phil Manzanera: Head hunting in darkest Acton

Interview by Max Bell, New Musical Express, 19 April 1975

YOU'VE GOT TO be quick to catch a Manzanera. No sooner has it left America than it's off to sunny Hawaii to sojourn, returning home ...

The Roxy Music Story

Report and Interview by Jonh Ingham, Sounds, 4 October 1975

THE TELEPHONE'S ringing woke him. Sleepily Flame Torso surveyed the tangle of blankets which hid the form next to him. He vaguely tried to remember ...

Eno, Phil Manzanera et al.: 801 Live

Review by Bud Scoppa, Phonograph Record, June 1977

I'D WAGER that the market for import albums is sustained primarily by fanciers of various exotic genres (Kraut-rock, pub-rock, punk-rock, zen-rock, bla-bla-bla). Some of this ...

Phil Manzanera/801: Listen Now (Polydor)

Review by Stephen Demorest, Rock Scene, October 1978

PHIL MANZANERA is one of those talented guitarists who speak much more eloquently with their hands than with their mouths. His "message" lyrics bemoaning the ...

Phil Manzanera: K-Scope

Review by Jon Young, Trouser Press, February 1979

K-SCOPE FINDS a retiring Phil Manzanera sitting uneasily in the driver's seat, unwilling to take a dominant role but not really collaborating either. ...

Phil Manzanera

Interview by Ira Robbins, Trouser Press, June 1982

PICTURED ON THE first Roxy Music album with bizarre fly-glasses, long hair and unkempt beard, Phil Manzanera looked like left-field weirdness incarnate. That image was ...

Phil Manzanera: Vozero

Review by Rick McGrath, Culture Court, January 2001

PHIL MANZANERA has always held an interesting, if somewhat obscure spot on the periphery of British guitar legends. Born Philip Targett-Adams, he traveled extensively as ...

Phil Manzanera: Dance Away The Heartache

Interview by Andy Gill, The Independent, 2 July 2004

SEVERAL FLOORS UP a converted warehouse block in a tiny mews in north-west London, Phil Manzanera lounges in the pristine calm of his home studio. ...

David Gilmour: And This Is Me...

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, April 2006

STRINGS SHIMMER, a bowed double-bass growls, a saxophone sighs. Heads bowed before the sound desk, David Gilmour and his two engineers listen. Again and again ...

see also 801

see also Roxy Music


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