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For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. However there are some great insights and things to learn about the man that I did not know. Fripp may be as full of ego and delusion as any other guitar hero, but it s interesting ego and delusion, and it makes good reading.
Most rock stars tamm t worth writing about. Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Conversations 31 23. Ronny Corral rated it liked it Mar 17, Published first published November 1st Whether playing horribly fast series of plucked notes on the electric guitar or turning it’s output into long, stretched out tones using his tape-manipulating Frippertronics system, there’s a lot of worthwhile music there.
It is more like a series of notes put together in an academic paper, rather than a book as a whole. I find the guy quite interesting, in short, and his music three parts fascinating, one part awe-inspiring, and one part extremely irritating. Matt rated it it was amazing Feb 01, He gives a partial biography of Fripp who is disinclined to spill out personal details.
Me and a book is a party, he says, me and a book and a cup of coffee is an orgy. CD Audiobook 0 editions. He s also a rock musician, and was a student at one of Fripp s Ronert Craft workshops.
Stephen rated it it was ok Oct 12, Bennett, a student of Gurdjieff s who was, in Fripp s words, living proof that if a creepy, uptight Englishman, fipp severe emotional problems, could become a human being through dint of effort, so could I. The League of Gentlemen band The Roches album. Jason rated it it was amazing Apr 11, There are some fine moments, but I couldn’t get into the writing style of the author.
Far too many Beatles reference, far far too many Bible references and quotes and Tamm has a nasty penchant firpp inserting sric into the text completely warranted, of course, in the chapter where he talks about his time in the Guitar Craft program.
He gives a partial biography of Fripp who is disinclined to spill out personal details. No library descriptions found. Mark rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Some of the academic rigour of the Eno book might actually have helped matters here.
Jun 30, Tim rated it really liked it Shelves: Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. Rob rated it liked it Dec 11, Trivia About Robert Fripp: Amazon Kindle 0 editions. The book reflects this, suffering mainly from a tendency to idolise Fripp. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
He s, you know, an intellectual. John Toolan rated it really liked it Oct 09, They’re not up there playing music because they ve got a lot of interesting things to say. But in tobert it scores highly by presenting the most thorough examination in print of the influence of Russian “spiritual” “guru” Gurdjieff on Fripp, and how this has affected Fripp’s approach to guitar tuition.
The workshop certainly made a big impact on Eric Tamm, and this is the best part of the book, because his feelings about Fripp and his music come reic the fore, and the academic musicology is set to one side for a while.
Robert Fripp: From King Crimson to Guitar Craft
Open Preview See a Problem? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The League of Gentlemen band. In this book, he does three things — no, make that four: The Vertical Colour of Sound”. Highlights from his long career include his two classic albums of looped and manipulated guitar noise recorded with Brian Eno, the intricate contrapuntal rhythms of the second King Crimson band especially on the album Disciplineand some of his solo work from the late seventies and early eighties, such as Exposure and God Save the King.
Plunjash rated it atmm it Jan 16, The workshop certainly made a big impact on Eric Tamm, and this is the best part of the book, because his feelings about Fripp and his music ronert to the fore, and the academic musicology is set to one side for a while.
Eric Tamm is the author of “Brian Eno: Released from the constraints of a musicology degree, in this volume he feels better able to add the personal touch, avoid some of the more tediously academic dissection, and stop apologising for the validity of “low culture” music as a topic for discussion.