Peaches, Ft. Laud., FL May 19, 2011
Written by mrdickens
Robert Frippís name appeared on the marquee of this chain record store for about a week, and I was shocked. I attended the concert on time and the store was already thoroughly packed. So I had to stand in the back, and since it was a store floor after all, it was hard to see. Also Mr. Fripp is relatively short in stature so that made it worse.
Mr. Fripp began with a surprisingly lengthy unamplified spoken preamble which was very difficult to make out, and audience members were shouting out from time to time with, "Microphone! Canít hear you!" etc. One thing I recall him saying which surprised me was a comment on digital sampling and saying how wonderful it was that now we could use practically any sound in any manner, and he gave the example of using a door slam as a drumbeat. Disregarding the audienceís outbursts, Mr. Fripp spoke in a very quiet manner. He also mentioned something about the performerís limited obligation to the audience, the "vampiric" relationship, and a prohibition on recording devices, since they diminish the possibilities of the performance. With much urgency, someone finally appeared with a mic on a mic-stand and after weaving through the audience, placed it in front of Mr. Fripp. Whereby, Mr. Fripp immediately concluded his monologue and began his guitar solo with Revox machine.
When that was done, Mr. Fripp stopped, rewound the tape, gave a brief description of the intention of the following overdubbed improvisation, and then proceeded with a rather scalding performance over top the previous foundation.
Quite soon after the performance I was obligated to leave for some reason that I donít recall. I was quite overwhelmed by the performance.
In the photo, you can see a "corn plant" which is a popular ornamental plant, and also large paper which was hung for the performance, over the enormous plate glass windows of the store. The store has changed hands multiple times, but still stands at 1500 E Sunrise BLVD.
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|Performance Question Tue., Jun 14, 2011|
Posted by: MarkSullivan
This is a lovely recording--Iíd have given it 4.5 stars if I could have--and itís wonderful to hear the synced solos. You donít get the full effect of a Frippertronics performance with just the Read more
|Monday Rendez-Vous Mon., Jun 13, 2011|
Posted by: Radiolux
Thank you very much for this little KC gem. This Monday rendez-vous is always a pleasure. As we mostly had 1969-1972 or post 1977 material so far, I hope this one is the beginning of a 1973-1974 Crimson Read more
|acoustic harmonics Tue., Jun 7, 2011|
Posted by: crimson_king22
I had read once, I think in Sid Smithís bio of the group, that these notes were the last ones Fripp would play on an acoustic guitar on a KC Read more
|Gem Mon., Jun 6, 2011|
Posted by: dwayne
Really nice. May I be so bold as to suggest the same treatment for Cirkus one day perhaps, Mr. Stormy?
| London, London, United Kingdom July 08, 1974|
Posted by: emmapeelfanclub
Thanks for this. I always enjoy these glimpses into component parts of a multitrack. This is utterly charming!
|HAPPY Fri., Jun 3, 2011|
Posted by: melvinc7
THANK YOU THIS IS WHAT WE CRIMSON FANS WANT.YIPPIE!!OR AS MY FATHER WOULD SAY WELL ALRIGHT.
|OH HAPPY DAY! Fri., Jun 3, 2011|
Posted by: melvinc7
GLAD TO SEE MR.FRIPP IS LISTENING TO HIS HUMBLE AND LOYAL FANS.THANK YOU MR.FRIPP THIS IS WHAT WE WANT.BEEN WAITING SINCE I GRADUATED HIGH SCHOOL IN 1981.BLESSINGS TO YOU.BEST REGARDS TIM COLLINS
|Beautiful Fri., Jun 3, 2011|
Posted by: microbunny
Very glad the audience recording was incorporated into the upload as the natural reverb from the venue really adds a lot of character to this Frippertronics show. The atmosphere and attentive audience appears to have made the difference and really brought Read more
|Great Wed., Jun 1, 2011|
Posted by: construccion
|Another excellent release! Wed., Jun 1, 2011|
Posted by: foonon
Iíve had a copy of the bootleg for a while now and I was very happy to see that I could now purchase a high-quality recording of this show. Very well Read more
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