Fripp

Robert Fripp - 1999 - Soundscapes: Live In Argentina (1994) {Discipline Global Mobile DGM 9402 2}

Robert Fripp - 1999 - Soundscapes: Live In Argentina (1994) {Discipline Global Mobile DGM 9402 2}
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© 1994 Discipline Global Mobile | DGM 9402 2
Electronic / Ambient / Soundscapes / Electro-Acoustic / Experimental Ambient / Guitar

Robert Fripp's "1999" CD from 1994 was released during a time when the legendary guitarist was making a major comeback. King Crimson had returned after a decade-long absence and Fripp re-emerged with his first solo performances in almost as long. 1994 also marked the birth of Fripp's 'soundscaping' technique which was and still is an extension of his 'Frippertronic' experiments of the 1970's and '80's. Instead of using two tape machines as had been the norm with 'Frippertronics', Soundscapes utilized digital technology and guitar-synthesizers to create and loop the endless mass of sound created by Fripp from his guitar. The idea was not a new one but the sound definitely was.
Robert Fripp & The League Of Gentlemen - God Save The King (1985) {Caroline Records-EG EEGCD9}

Robert Fripp & The League Of Gentlemen - God Save The King (1985) {Caroline Records-EG EEGCD9}
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© 1985 Caroline Records / EG | EEGCD9
Art Rock / Progressive Rock / Instrumental

God Save the King is actually a split release and/or a Robert Fripp compilation, depending on how you look at it. In 1980, Robert Fripp released something of a split disc himself, called God Save the Queen/Under Heavy Manners, consisting of a side of Frippertronics and a side of Discotronics, the latter being Frippertronics with a "dance-oriented" (according to Fripp) rhythm section. Also in 1980, Fripp formed a new group, borrowing the name from his early-'60s band, the League of Gentlemen.
Robert Fripp - November Suite - Soundscapes Live at the Green Park Station 1996 (1997) {DGM 9701}

Robert Fripp - November Suite - Soundscapes Live at the Green Park Station 1996 (1997) {DGM 9701}
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© 1997 Robert Fripp / Discipline Global Mobile | DGM 9701
Electronic / Abstract / Experimental / Ambient / Electro-Acoustic / Experimental Ambient

When Robert Fripp is away from King Crimson, truly magical things come from his guitar. In a solo context, Fripp presents Soundscapes, built on the tradition of Frippertronics, a mode of musical expression he pioneered with Brian Eno over the course of two albums in the 1970s, No Pussyfooting and Evening Star. Those early albums relied on actual physical loops of tape, adding new elements with each repetition. Such limitations no longer exist. Working here in the realm of one guitar, and many, many effects processors, Fripp produces tones and textures that one would not assume are coming from a guitar at all.
Robert Fripp - Soundscapes - Blueberry Hill, St. Louis, MO, USA - March 4, 2006 (2006) {DGM Official Digital Download}

Robert Fripp - Soundscapes - Blueberry Hill, St. Louis, MO, USA - March 4, 2006 (2006) {DGM Official Digital Download}
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Rock / Art Rock / Soundscapes / Ambient

Arguably one of the most anticipated downloads on DGMlive, time and space seem to be a movable feast on this the last date of the Soundscapes Do Dixie tour. Playing in a venue where Chuck Berry struts his stuff on a monthly basis, Fripp’s past and present coalescence into an event and performance which he describes as possessing “resonance.” Having a good crowd must’ve been something to do with it. “Probably the best audience of the tour: generous, supportive, attentive. Even, with a noticeable proportion of female women lady persons present” recorded Robert in his diary.
Fripp & Eno - Live In Paris 28.05.1975 (2014) {3CD Set Opal DGM3101}

Fripp & Eno - Live In Paris 28.05.1975 (2014) {3CD Set Opal DGM3101}
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© 1975, 2014 Opal / Panegyric / RF | DGM3101
Rock / Electronic / Ambient / Experimental Ambient / Art Rock

The subject of many poor quality bootlegs, this concert - one of only a handful undertaken by Fripp & Eno - is routinely described as ‘legendary’. Hearing the tapes in fully restored audio quality, it's easy to understand why it attracts such reverence now and perhaps, why the shows attracted such hostility then. No Roxy Music hits, No King Crimson riffs, just a duo sitting in near darkness with a reel to reel tape recorder, improvising over the pre-recorded loops with a filmed background projection. Replace the reel to reel machine with a couple of laptops/iPads/sequencers and the core of much current live performance from electronica to hip-hop was there some thirty years in advance. At the time, audiences responded to such a glimpse of the future with booing, walkouts and general confusion.
Fripp & Eno - Olympia, Paris, France - May 28, 1975 (2011) {3CD DGM 16/44 Official Digital Download}

Fripp & Eno - Olympia, Paris, France - May 28, 1975 (2011) {3CD DGM 16/44 Official Digital Download}
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© 1975, 2011 Discipline Global Mobile / King Crimson / DGMlive.com
Rock / Electronic / Art Rock / Experimental Ambient / Progressive Rock

These show notes are written by long-standing Frippertronics expert and unofficial archivist, Allan Okada, whose help in the restoration of this concert has been invaluable. This historic recording documents an extremely rare and classic performance of a mysterious collaborative tour from two of the most creative and fascinating figures in rock. It is one of the most rewarding live recordings this writer has ever heard. For any fan of ‘No Pussyfooting’ or ‘Evening Star’, this live recording is of epic significance and thanks to the efforts of Alex Mundy, is now also comparable in audio quality, by synchronizing the most complete and best (by a mile) available live bootleg recording with Eno's stage tapes recently discovered.
The Robert Fripp String Quintet - The Bridge Between (1993) {Discipline Records DR 9303 2}

The Robert Fripp String Quintet - The Bridge Between (1993) {Discipline Records DR 9303 2}
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© 1993 Discipline Records | DR 9303 2
Art Rock / Progressive Rock / Instrumental / Guitars

Fusing the talents of Robert Fripp, Trey Gunn, and the California Guitar Trio, you'd be wrong to assume that The Bridge Between is a boring album of guitar aerobics for guitar enthusiasts. This is a wonderful piece of work. Its most dubious attribute is to sometimes descend into Sky (the Anglo-Australian outfit formed by John Williams, Francis Monkman etc) territory in its medieval harpsichord delivery ("Passacaglia," "Contrapunctus"). However "Kanon Power" and standouts "Bicycling to Afghanistan" and "Blockhead" are fretboard knitted excellence. Unfortunately, the latter two are separated by a five-minute downbeat – "Blue" – and the set is spoiled by a near-13-minute endgame "Threnody for Souls in Torment," which would be better placed elsewhere. None the less, you can always hit the stop button after "Passacaglia" or better, stick "Afghan" and "Blockhead" on repeat!

Robert Fripp - The Gates Of Paradise (1997) {DGM 9608}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at Feb. 11, 2017
Robert Fripp - The Gates Of Paradise (1997) {DGM 9608}

Robert Fripp - The Gates Of Paradise (1997) {DGM 9608}
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Soundscapes / Electronic / Abstract / Experimental / Ambient / Electro-Acoustic / Experimental Ambient

Fripp continues his Soundscape series with this typically evocative piece. As with his other work of this period, the theme touches on devotional and spiritual matters, with Fripp painting challenging and solitary impressions with "Frippertronic" brushstrokes. The new age set will most likely balk at his more dissonant passages, but King Crimson fans and those with a taste for the unusual will delight in his ascetic excess.
Robert Fripp - NYC, Exposure Rehearsals - 18 January, 1978 (2011) {DGM Official Digital Download}

Robert Fripp - NYC, Exposure Rehearsals - 18 January, 1978 (2011) {DGM Official Digital Download}
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© 1978, 2011 Robert Fripp / Discipline Global Mobile / King Crimson / DGMlive.com
Soundscapes / Rock / Avant-Garde / Experimental / Ambient / Art Rock

After rehearsals in New York with John Wetton and Michael Walden in 1977 had finished, Robert Fripp continued to work on and refine material for what would become Exposure with Tony Levin and Jerry Marotta. Having worked with the pair previously with Peter Gabriel in both the studio and on stage the previous year, there’s an easy fluency between the players here. That could of course also be the result of the material here being more formed and developed than the previous Exposure rehearsals. While some of these pieces are familiar we get to hear them in either their raw state such as the new-to-these-ears Slow Stomp, or, as in the case of You Burn Me Up, moving towards a finished form that’s instantly recognisable.
Travis & Fripp - Discretion (2012) {B&W Society of Sound 50 Official Digital Download}

Travis & Fripp - Discretion (2012) {B&W Society of Sound 50 Official Digital Download}
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© 2012 Travis & Fripp / Bowers & Wilkins / UMG
Soundscapes / Rock / Avant-Garde / Experimental / Ambient / Art Rock

‘Discretion’ is the brand new album by pioneering guitar legend Robert Fripp and flautist/saxophonist Theo Travis made available for Bowers & Wilkins Society of Sound in stunning 24 bit high quality digital format. The music follows on from the duo’s previous album releases and combines almost telepathic interplay with a deep understanding of musical texture and space, the building of long slow melodies, and the creation of slowly shifting harmonic soundscapes.