|:: Posted by Sid Smith on Thu., Feb 16, 2012
My thanks to the mighty Vargan for alerting me to this item from Tony's website. "I have the opportunity to re-release my photo book, Crimson Chronicles
in digital format (for iPad). It will feature all the photos, but also a
lot of extras, including other
shots that didn't make it to the original book. So, that's got me
digging through my files for photos, itineraries, tour passes, and music
I can use for that release."
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Well Fancy That...
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Thu., Jun 30, 2016
Theft and deceit in the music industry? Surely not! It seems the person with the responsibility for overseeing Russia's music industry collecting society has been arrested following allegations of fraud. Read the details here.
RFSQ Video Goes Live
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Wed., Jun 29, 2016
A 15 minute excerpt from the Robert Fripp String Quintet's 1992 appearance in Japan is now available for your listening and viewing pleasure on the DGMLive Youtube channel. Featuring Trey Gunn and the California Guitar Trio, the video provides a ringside seat as the team serve up the Fripp / Gunn improv, Firescape, The Moving Force and Bert Lams' beautiful piece, Asturias. Watch it here.
Look Over Yondr
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Mon., Jun 27, 2016
For anyone who has had their concert ruined by their neighbours constantly texting and snapping on their phones, Yondr may have come up with a solution to make gigs a phone-free zone. Read all about it here and here.
Happy Birthday Ian McDonald
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Sat., Jun 25, 2016
King Crimson founding member, Ian McDonald celebrates his birthday today.
The man whose writing and multi-instrumental talents played an such essential and pivotal role in establishing King Crimson on the world stage in 1969, is 70 years old today. So raise a glass of your favourite tipple in Ian's honour and shout out your favourite McDonald moment!
WillyFred Flies Away
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Wed., Jun 22, 2016
An update from Robert via his Facebook page.
WillyFred, Prince Of Rabbits, flew from this world c. 11.02 on this
morning, Wednesday 22nd. July, 2016, immediately, gently, peacefully.
T carried Wilf down to his prepared space in the garden by the rose
arbour, and laid him to rest. A beautiful creature, and a joyful
presence, in our lives for eight years and nine months.
WillyFred c. 10.15...
Endless Grief: an Age Of Greed characterized by the Abuse Of Trust.
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Tue., Jun 21, 2016
From Robert Fripp’s Facebook page today:
Endless Grief undermined my confidence in the process of law, the public-school educated, the English Gentleman, chartered accountants and the professions, players within public life and charities: pretty much all those institutions that were an end-result of a long process of developing-standards in public and national life throughout C19-20th. Britain. In the postwar Dorset of my youth, I was brought up to have confidence in these institutions. In attempting to understand the mechanics of Endless Grief, I am also attempting to understand the present era: an Age Of Greed characterized by the Abuse Of Trust.
How to see all of this? The universe in a grain of sand, the Human Condition in one sorry management firm?
Robert’s diary: 12th March 2012
Development firm loses another appeal.
The EG Way continues?
DQ’s Tara Cubbon acted for Lloyds Bank
International Limited (the “Bank”) in successfully striking out the
claim by The Slegaby Estate Limited (“TSEL”) and Samuel George Alder
(“Mr Alder”) against the Bank pursuant to the doctrine of res judicata
and as an abuse of process...
His Worship further held that TSEL and
Mr Alder had failed to treat the First Proceedings as they should have
done. They had no excuse for not pursuing matters fully and adopting an
“unduly casual attitude” in their response. This was contrary to the
onus in the 2009 Rules on the expedition of litigation and the avoidance
of multiplicity of proceedings and in His Worship’s view was an attempt
to have “a second bite of the cherry” following the dismissal of their
appeal in the First Proceedings.
Court confirms law on res judicata and abuse of process.
21st Century Make Believe
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Mon., Jun 20, 2016
Peter Sinfield appears in a BBC 4 programme about Top Of The Pops. Alongside a quick blast of 21st Century Schizoid Man, Peter gives the background to the huge hit he co-wrote for '80s pop darlings, Bucks Fizz entitled The Land Of Make Believe. Peter's section begins at around 2.50 here.
On This Date 34 Years Ago
:: Posted by Sid Smith on Sat., Jun 18, 2016
Beat, the 9th studio album by King Crimson and only the second to feature the same line-up in the band's history, was released on this date 34 years ago.
Don't forget that the new stereo and surround sound mixes of King Crimson’s Beat and Three Of A Perfect Pair are set to be released October 14th 2016.
The long-awaited albums represent the next installment in the acclaimed 40th Anniversary Series which began in 2009.
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