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Larks' Tongues In Aspic Boxset
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Mon., Aug 13, 2012

The long-awaited 40th anniversary edition of the legendary Larks’ Tongues In Aspic quintet  will be released on October 15th.

One of the key recordings in the King Crimson canon, and the only formal studio recording by the LTIA quintet, the 40th Anniversary Edition will be released in three separate editions to satisfy the merely curious and the expectant collector.



1. CD/DVD-A: CD: New stereo mix + selected audio extras – all new content.
DVD-A featuring 5.1 new surround mix, original & new stereo mixes in hi-res stereo, a full album of alt mixes by Steven Wilson & more than 30 minutes of unseen footage of the band live in the studio.
2. Limited edition Boxed Set:13CDs, 1DVD-A, 1Blu-Ray in 12” box with booklet & memorabilia. DVD-A content as above, Blu-Ray content as per DVD-A with further hi-res stereo material – all presented in DTS Master audio, 4CDs of studio content including CD of session reels featuring the first recorded takes of all pieces on the album, 1CD live in the studio, 8CDs of live audio restored bootlegs & soundboard recordings + 36 page booklet with an extensive new interview with Robert Fripp, notes by King Crimson biographer Sid Smith, album sleeve print, concert ticket replica (with code for further concert download) & band photo postcards – limited to initial orders, one pressing only to a worldwide maximum limit of 7,000 units.

3. 2CD: Complete original & new mixes with selected audio extras.
Whilst the clip of the quintet performing LTIA pt1 during the Bremen Beat Club recording has been available on the internet for several years in varying degrees of quality, there has been some fevered speculation as to whether the full concert would ever see the light of day.

Though it's been a long time coming, the full video of David Cross, Robert Fripp, John Wetton, Bill Bruford and Jamie Muir will now be seen in full. We hope all Crimheads agree that the waiting to get this in the best possible quality will have been worth while.

Pre-ordering details will appear soon.


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New King Crimson Live Album Set For January 2015
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Thu., Nov 20, 2014
Check out this video made earlier this morning by Robert Fripp and Jakko Jakszyk as they work on a King Crimson live album due for release in January 2015. Robert reveals that Starless, taken from the band’s two-day stopover in Los Angeles, is to be one of the tracks on the 40 minute album. The release date of January 13th has been set and further details on track listing and ordering will be posted soon. Stay tuned to DGMLive news page for the announcement.   


On This Date 41 Years Ago
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Wed., Nov 19, 2014
On this date 41 years ago, (No Pussyfooting) by Fripp & Eno was released on Island Records' budget HELP label...



What do you recall about your first encounter with this album? Please share your thoughts over on the guestbook. You can read my own reminiscences about No Pussyfooting over on the blog.  

Fripp Talks Bowie
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Wed., Nov 19, 2014
Robert Fripp will be talking at 2015's Lady And The Champs speakers' conference event taking place in February and March. You can find out more about the event. Meanwhile you can get a little taste of some of the tales Robert will be telling.


Paaaarty!
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Wed., Nov 19, 2014
Keep your eyes peeled for who pops up this documentary on late '70s public access cable show TV Party at around 47.50. 


Starless In Situ 2
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Wed., Nov 19, 2014
Here's a pic of writer John Kelman and his Starless box set.



You can read John's extensive review of its contents over on All About Jazz

Jakko's Stiff Impression
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Fri., Nov 14, 2014
There's a new book charting the history of the now-legendary Stiff Records. Be Stiff: The Stiff Records Story by Richard Balls features interviews with many of the great and good signed to the label including Jakko, whose appearance in the book can be sampled here. Jakko wryly comments "Oh dear! Note to self. If you do agree to an interview for a forthcoming book, try to avoid drinking wine whilst waiting for said author to call"


Johnny Toobad Is Dead
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Fri., Nov 14, 2014
The death of Johnny Elichaoff (known to League of Gentlemen fans as Johnny Toobad) has been announced.



Elichaoff performed with Fripp, Barry Andrews and Sarah Lee during 1980.
After leaving LoG prior to recording their self-titled debut, he went into a career in the City, music management, and in recent times was featured as one of the dealers in episodes of Channel 4’s art collecting show, Four Rooms

Thanks to site visitor Holloway for letting us know about Johnny’s passing.

You can hear Johnny on driving form on any of the LoG recordings in the DGM Live archive. His drumming may have lacked the expansive flair of some of the other drummers in the Crimso continuum but his direct, to-the-point playing was pretty much perfect for the League. Here’s my personal favourite.


On This Date 42 Years Ago...
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Thu., Nov 13, 2014
King Crimson played Guildford Civic Hall with their new line-up of David Cross, John Wetton, Bill Bruford, Jamie Muir and Robert Fripp. The third gig into the tour, the soundboard tape though incomplete, is blessed with stunning audio quality. First released as KCCC24 but no longer in print, other than as part of the LTIA box set, you can download this magical gig here.  


On This Date 43 Years Ago
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Thu., Nov 13, 2014
Mel, Boz, Ian and Robert played the Eastown Theatre in Detroit. A "superb sound" was how Ian Wallace described the gig in his liner notes when the show was first released as KCCC18 in 2001. The full show is available to download here.


Belew & Zappa
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Thu., Nov 13, 2014
Here's an interview with Adrian Belew discussing how pivotal his encounter with Zappa was for his career ahead of his show next week at the appropriately named Talking Stick resort in Scottsdale. 


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