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One interpretation of Prog
:: Posted by jhessel on April 16, 2016
:: Posted by point_moot on April 15, 2016
Ask and I shall receive!
Many thanks indeed!
Fwiw I was holding out on these downloads hoping they would see release (in part, at least) on physical disc, possibly a 2CD best of collection as part of the Collectable King Crimson series. I assume that is very unlikely at this point.
I guess now I can compile my own though. So, win!
:: Posted by point_moot on April 14, 2016
Happy 45th birthday to the Zoom Club residency!
Is now a good time to ask if the recordings of those shows could be bundled together for a special price for us slackers who have yet to grab them?
Ben Monder Windowpane
:: Posted by albemuth on April 14, 2016
Today, by chance, I noticed that there was a video for Bowieís last song from the last album. The video for "I Canít Give Everything Away" uses simple graphics (with no image of Bowie) but is weirdly affecting. As many will know, Ben Monderís wonderful guitar work appears in the last passages, reminding us of Frippís contribution, and guiding us toward the infinite. The video responds appropriately (stick with it) and feels like a perfect farewell to our good spaceman.
Ben Monder appears to be a very significant guitarist. He is a "jazz" player, I suppose, but that label does not well describe what he does Check out his composition "Windowpane," which overlaps a bit with the meditative sounds and discipline of master Fripp.
As influential as Fripp has been, I do not see him as an easy collaborator. I cannot imagine him working with either Frissell or Frith, although it is not hard to imagine Frissell and Frith working together (as they did). That said, I was pleasantly surprised by the Amlehn-Fripp-Jeanrenaud collaboration.
Three of a perfect pair?
:: Posted by DanAnderson on April 13, 2016
Frith, Fripp, Frisell?
I thought of that one a long time ago. Phew. If the three of them could get together and work something out amongst themselves - whoosh! Frisell and Frith worked together in John Zornís Naked City. Frisell and Vernon Reid did a duet album some time ago.
This "three of a perfect pair" would be an odd mixing of three of the premier exploratory guitarists of my lifetime. Wishful thinking, I fear, but...
Hopes and frishes
:: Posted by Turnip on April 12, 2016
Heck, man, go for the trifecta: Fripp, Frissell and Frith!
Hopes and Wishes
:: Posted by jjfxcjr on April 12, 2016
Howzabout Fripp and Frisell? Iíll produce.
:: Posted by charlietip on April 12, 2016
not the crimson track...the t v series now on itv 3
this ran for 372 episodes and often features king crimson music in itís story lines....is there a story here..perhaps
Sid knows ?
I've been told that recently screened episodes of the vintage UK cop drama set in the late '60s/early '70s have included snippets of Court and Epitaph as part of their time/place setting soundtrack.
Rehearsals & Blows...
:: Posted by DanAnderson on April 11, 2016
I just received KCCC 42 Rehearsals & Blows. Nice snapshot of what the boys were up to in the midst of the usual KC angst. There were several of the tunes Iíd heard before on a "recording of indeterminate origin." It was nice to hear clean versions of them. As much as I like the finished products, listening to the works in progress is quite a treat in itself. As usual BB and TL are great.
Hmmmmmmm...a disc like this of the current line up...Hmmmmmmm...just a thought.
live in toronto
:: Posted by leakstev on April 11, 2016
two thoughts . . . well many, many, more but these two only for now.
1) thankyou mr. collins for referencing moe koffmanís "swinging shepherd blues" ... i wonder if you referenced a local flautist hero/heroine at each gig?
2. this music is astonishing, beautiful, intimidating!
this band has no need for modesty.
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