6 January 1981
In his unswerving devotion to plunder the extensive DGMLive vaults, Mister Stormy has opened up a doorway onto an alternative reality! Well, not quite but hyperbole aside, if you ever wondered what the Discipline/King Crimson line-up crossed with a bit of the Bruford band might sound like, then wonder no longer.
Taken from a reel to reel recording of a rehearsal, bassist Jeff Berlin, Bill Bruford and Robert Fripp can be heard finding their way through some tricksy cross-rhythms and elusive pulses.
We're not sure where this is recorded: guesses include Bill Bruford's house and a rehearsal room in London.
However, what we are sure about is that with this tape
pre-dating the 81 line-up proper by a good couple of months, what we’ve got here the missing link between the League of Gentlemen and Discipline. Although it may be short you’d have to have cloth ears not to think “sweet!”