Exposé Online banner

Phil Miller

Phil Miller
Country
England
Profile
Philip Adam Miller (22 January 1949, Barnet, Hertfordshire, died October 2017) was an English progressive rock / jazz guitarist who was part of the Canterbury scene. He was a member of the bands Delivery, Matching Mole, Hatfield and the North, National Health, and Short Wave, and has since worked in solo projects and in his band In Cahoots, which he founded in 1982 with Richard Sinclair, Elton Dean, Pete Lemer, and Pip Pyle. In 2005 and 2006, Miller toured with the re-united Hatfield and the North.
Photo courtesy of Cuneiform Records
Website
http://philmillerincahoots.com
Related articles (23)
Releases on file (35)
Various Artists — Romantic Warriors III: Canterbury Tales Various Artists — Romantic Warriors III: Canterbury Tales
(Zeitgeist Media 3, 2015, DVD)
Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Mind over Matter Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Mind over Matter
(Crescent Discs CD9CD, 2011, CD)
Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Conspiracy Theories Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Conspiracy Theories
(Moonjune MJR013, 2007, CD)
Hugh Hopper & Phil Miller — Volume 5 - Heart to Heart Hugh Hopper & Phil Miller — Volume 5 - Heart to Heart
(Gonzo Multimedia HST247CD, 2007/2014, CD)
In Cahoots — All That In Cahoots — All That
(Cuneiform Rune 181, 2003, CD)
Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Out of the Blue Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Out of the Blue
(Crescent Discs CD5CD, 2001, CD)
Pip Pyle — Seven Year Itch Pip Pyle — Seven Year Itch
(Voiceprint VP198CD, 1998, CD)
Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Parallel Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Parallel
(Crescent Discs CD4CD, 1996, CD)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Various Artists — Unsettled Scores Various Artists — Unsettled Scores
(Cuneiform Rune 75/76, 1995, 2CD)
Hugh Hopper — Volume 6 - Special Friends Hugh Hopper — Volume 6 - Special Friends
(Gonzo Multimedia HST248CD, 1995/2015, CD)
Robert Wyatt — Flotsam Jetsam Robert Wyatt — Flotsam Jetsam
(Rough Trade R3112, 1994, CD)
Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Recent Discoveries Phil Miller - In Cahoots — Recent Discoveries
(Crescent Discs CD3CD, 1994, CD)
Short Wave — Live Short Wave — Live
(Voiceprint VP347CD, 1993/2005, CD)
Phil Miller / Fred Baker — Double Up Phil Miller / Fred Baker — Double Up
(Crescent Discs CD1CD, 1992, CD)
Phil Miller — Digging In Phil Miller — Digging In
(Cuneiform Rune 34, 1991, CD)
Phil Miller — Split Seconds Phil Miller — Split Seconds
(Reckless Records RECK 8, 1988, CD)
Phil Miller — Cutting Both Ways Phil Miller — Cutting Both Ways
(Cuneiform Rune 11, 1987/1989, CD)
Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin — Up from the Dark Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin — Up from the Dark
(Rykodisc RCD 10011, 1986, CD)
Alan Gowen / Phil Miller / Richard Sinclair / Trevor Tomkins — Before a Word Is Said Alan Gowen / Phil Miller / Richard Sinclair / Trevor Tomkins — Before a Word Is Said
(Voiceprint VP103, 1982/1995, CD)
National Health — D.S. al Coda National Health — D.S. al Coda
(Blueprint BP129CD, 1982/2001, CD)
National Health — Playtime National Health — Playtime
(Cuneiform Rune 145, 1979/2001, CD)
National Health — National Health National Health — National Health
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 2129, 1978/2009, CD)
National Health — Of Queues and Cures National Health — Of Queues and Cures
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2130, 1978/2009, CD)
Hatfield and the North — Hattitude: Archive Recordings 1973-1975, Volume 2 Hatfield and the North — Hattitude: Archive Recordings 1973-1975, Volume 2
(HATCO-CD73-7502, 1975/2006, CD)
Hatfield and the North — Hatwise Choice: Archive Recordings 1973-1975, Volume 1 Hatfield and the North — Hatwise Choice: Archive Recordings 1973-1975, Volume 1
(HATCO-CD73-7501, 1975/2005, CD)
Hatfield and the North — The Rotters' Club Hatfield and the North — The Rotters' Club
(Virgin V 2030, 1975, LP)
National Health — Missing Pieces National Health — Missing Pieces
(East Side Digital ESD 81172, 1974/1996, CD)
Hatfield and the North — Hatfield and the North Hatfield and the North — Hatfield and the North
(Virgin V 2008, 1973, LP)
Hatfield and the North — John Peel Session (12th January 1973) Hatfield and the North — John Peel Session (12th January 1973)
((Not on label) no#, 1973/2010, DL)
Matching Mole — March Matching Mole — March
(Cuneiform Rune 172, 1972/2000, CD)
Matching Mole — Matching Mole Matching Mole — Matching Mole
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 22311, 1972/2012, 2CD)
Matching Mole — Matching Mole's Little Red Record Matching Mole — Matching Mole's Little Red Record
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC 22312, 1972/2012, 2CD)
Matching Mole — Smoke Signals Matching Mole — Smoke Signals
(Cuneiform Rune 150, 1972/2001, CD)
Delivery — Fool's Meeting Delivery — Fool's Meeting
(Cuneiform Rune 115, 1970/1999, CD)

Latest news

2017-11-16
Celebrate 10 Years of Fruits de Mer – As a special celebration for a decade of cool vinyl releases, our friends at Fruits de Mer records have prepared a limited edition reissue of an album by the first band ever to appear on the label: Schizo Fun Addict. The band is known for unusual release strag » Read more

2017-11-02
Mega Dodo Presents New Charity Album – Our friends at Mega Dodo have put together a lovely compilation of their artists performing new arrangements of nursery rhymes, and all the profits from sales of the album will benefit Save the Children. It features a number of artists we've covered. » Read more

2017-10-18
Phil Miller RIP – Sad word reaches us today of the passing of another of the great musicians of the Canterbury Scene — guitarist Phil Miller. His distinctive sound added greatly to Matching Mole, Hatfield and the North, and National Health, and he also contributed to albums by Caravan, Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin, and many others. He was 68. » Read more

2017-10-13
Moonjune to Distribute Tony Levin's Back Catalog – It has been announced that Moonjune will now handle distribution for Tony Levin's catalog of releases. These great albums will now be a bit easier to get hold of, so check out the site and see what you're missing. The veteran of King Crimson and Stick Men worked with a host of great players on these albums, and we've reviewed most of them over the course of the years. » Read more

2017-09-26
Bandcamp Shines Light on Niches We Like – Bandcamp has developed into one of the best places to discover new music, and even a lot of old music is showing up there. In addition, their staff has been producing periodic articles spotlighting some interesting stylistic areas. On 20 September, they published one called "The New Face of Prog Rock" which bears checking out. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Blackmore's Night - Secret Voyage – The partnership of guitar god Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple, Rainbow) and Candace Night (skimpy bodice) has been going strong for 10 years, and — despite the Ren Faire and LARP associations —...  (2009) » Read more

Steve Roach - Landmass & A Deeper Silence – Most of the Steve Roach releases we have reviewed in these pages are on the Projekt label. Timeroom Editions is his private label, offering additional releases from this prolific artist, available for...  (2009) » Read more

Lithops - Scrypt – Far from the reaches of electronic music as mere impetus for dancing, or even the spacious universe of ambient soundscapes, lies the realm of Lithops. Picture a two-dimensional coordinate system for...  (2005) » Read more

Doubt - Never Pet a Burning Dog – Keyboardist Alex Maguire's new trio, flavored with the occasional Canterbury tinge, is a testament to the durability of that jazz-rock essence on European musicians. Maguire's insane fuzzy electric...  (2010) » Read more

Garden Wall - The Seduction of Madness – When I first heard the name "Garden Wall," I thought, "This band must be another one of those Genesis influenced bands." Well, after listening to the CD, I wonder if they've ever even heard of...  (1996) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues