The trio has
survived shifting trends and natural creative lulls to become a
consistently powerful Prog/Rock entity, confident enough in their skills
and their fans to take appropriate risks and reap appropriate rewards.
Simo's eponymous 2011 record is
workmanlike Psychedelic/Classic Rock with a good number of highlights,
including the acoustic-gone-full-throttle-Rock rush of “Young Man, Old
Man” and the boozy, midnight-hour-in-the-dive-bar Blues of “What's On
is a Columbus four-piece (not to be confused with the U.K. Art Punk band
with the same moniker) whose “Beautiful Dream” crystallizes the joy and
confusion of fresh love in a tight, understated package.