Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
Robert Fripp: An Appreciation
22 Mar 2012 // 6:00 PM
Robert Fripp, King Crimson’s enigmatic guitarist, has never stopped experimenting. Crimson’s latest release, A Scarcity of Miracles, typifies his atypicality.
The 25 Best Progressive Rock Songs of All Time
22 May 2011 // 5:00 PM
Put as simply -- and starkly -- as possible, many beautiful babies were thrown out with the bath water by hidebound critics who were content to sniffingly dismiss the more ambitious (pretentious!) works that certain bands were putting out as a matter of course in the early-to-mid-‘70s.
King Crimson: Live at the Orpheum
12 Feb 2015 // 9:04 PM
King Crimson continue to march to the beat of their own drummers. All three of them.
King Crimson: In the Wake of Poseidon (40th Anniversary Series)
12 May 2011 // 5:00 PM
In the Wake of Poseidon is dated only in the sense that it sounds like it was made in 1970, and 1970 was a very nice year indeed for the making of albums.
Counterbalance No. 131: King Crimson's 'In the Court of the Crimson King'
31 May 2013 // 1:00 AM
The purple piper plays his tune, the choir softly sing. Three lullabies in an ancient tongue, for the court of the crimson king. A 1969 progressive rock milestone is the 131st most acclaimed album of all time.
Hey Gibson, Let’s Talk Guitar Albums: An Alternative Top 10
18 Aug 2010 // 10:25 PM
When it comes to matters of taste and ranking (a particularly combustible combination), there is no pleasing everyone. In fact, there is no pleasing anyone, since the list makers themselves are invariably disappointed or frustrated. And yet...