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Robert Fripp

Though best known for being the only consistent member in legendary rock band King Crimson's nearly 40-year history,guitarist Robert Fripp has a number of musical side projects, not the least of which being solo recordings of his"Soundscape" series.

Fripp's Soundscape technique is an updated version of a technology developed in the early 70s which Fripp playfullyreferred to as "Frippertronics," a tape delay system allowing Fripp to play a guitar part, which would then be recorded byone tape deck and sent to another tape deck to be played back. This process would be repeated ...read more

Though best known for being the only consistent member in legendary rock band King Crimson's nearly 40-year history,guitarist Robert Fripp has a number of musical side projects, not the least of which being solo recordings of his"Soundscape" series.

Fripp's Soundscape technique is an updated version of a technology developed in the early 70s which Fripp playfullyreferred to as "Frippertronics," a tape delay system allowing Fripp to play a guitar part, which would then be recorded byone tape deck and sent to another tape deck to be played back. This process would be repeated over and over again,causing the sound to loop indefinitely as Fripp stacked more parts on, often building into monumental scapes of sound.Fripp's Soundscape system employs updated technology to achieve a similar effect, but with far more control andmanipulatory ability. « hide

Similar Bands: King Crimson, Brian Eno, Adrian Belew, Fripp & Eno, David Sylvian and Robert Fripp

LPs
The Gates of Paradise
1998

4
12 Votes
A Blessing of Tears: 1995 Soundscapes Vol. 2
1995

3.9
8 Votes
Let The Power Fall
1981

3.3
5 Votes
The League of Gentlemen
1981

3.5
10 Votes
God Save the Queen/Under Heavy Manners
1980

3.8
5 Votes
Exposure
1979

3.8
28 Votes
Live Albums
At the End of Time
2007

4.8
2 Votes
Compilations
Pie Jesu
1997

3
2 Votes

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