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The strange tension in my head – Three of a Perfect Pair

E’G/Warner Bros., 1984

One could argue that the three albums by the Fripp/Bruford/Levin/Belew lineup, and especially the last two, have the flavour of Belew’s solo albums of the time, just featuring legendary supporting players, but that’s really not fair. 827 more words


No mad video machines – King Crimson's Beat

E’G/Warner Bros., 1982

I’m honestly not sure what to make of this album as a whole. Beat has the same hard/weird/beautiful combination that we’ve come to know and love from King Crimson, but it also leans heavily on the New York sound of its predecessor. 777 more words


The More I Look At It, The More I Like It - King Crimson's Discipline

E’G/Warner Bros., 1981

Released in 1981, Discipline was the first album by the reformed King Crimson after a seven-year hiatus. Prefigured by Robert Fripp’s 1980 LP… 938 more words


Bill Bruford Tours Again! (Academia, That Is.)

From Bill Bruford’s website:

Further dates have been added to Bill’s series of talks on creativity in music performance … The trip ends appropriately enough in Cleveland, OH, at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for this recent inductee. 373 more words

Progressive Rock

10,000 Feet Funfair - KC's 7th, Red

Island / Atlantic Records, 1974

Released just six months after Starless and Bible Black and right on the heels of Fripp dissolving the group (again), … 671 more words


Bottle Neck Slide - Starless and Bible Black

Island Records/Atlantic Records 1974
This is a really strange offering in the KC canon – much of it was recorded live or derived from live recordings made on the Larks’ Tongues In Aspic tour, and some aspects feel too fast. 1,158 more words


Album Review: "Bruford, Seems Like A Lifetime Ago (1977-1980)" Box Set

I had to endure more than a few trials and tribulations before I could finally get my hands on Bill Bruford’s limited edition box set,  1,074 more words