Phil Maggi – Lucilia Caesar out now!

Phil Maggi

Phil MaggiLucilia Caesar cdr €5.70 ppd to Europe / €6.20 ppd to World

“Like a hyperminimalist anaesthetic landscape, the music is a travel inspired and motived by a personal work on memory, painting a narcissic biography with childhhod melodies, between bad dreams and intense instants. A real beautiful sonorial listening, electronically worked with drones, decadence of sounds, various etudes of larsens, and disfigured contemporary classic music, articulated around loops and hybrid orchestrations.”

“The work is, alternatively, very direct to the point conceptually. The simple repetitions achieve what you have in mind. A smokey, haunted, rarefied work of conceptual minimalisms. To my ears, this is the soundtrack to the ghosts of an old, infamous orchestral hall –perhaps mysteriously gutted by fire- . A place where the cries of fractured chords heard to various degrees of abstraction still hum in the ashes centuries after. Plotkin’s mastering is flawless per usual and the objective is achieved admirably.” Ben Fleury-Steiner

LUCILIA CAESAR – All songs written, performed and recorded at home by Phil Maggi between 2004 and 2007. Engineered and mixed by Laurent Meurice in february 2007. Mastering by James Plotkin in april 2007. This album contains samples from various famous masters of contemporary classic music. (Hyperblasted Recordings)

Limited to 90 hand-numbered copies. Silk-screened 4-panel in 100% recycled paper w/ insert with pro-printed cdr.

Artwork sleeve by JK – Printed by



~ by teotokis on March 30, 2008.

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