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A Chat with Mr. Fripp

Interview by Cynthia Rose, Viz, 1980

ROBERT FRIPP is a musician, theoretician, theologian and, as his colleague David Bowie (referred by Fripp as "Mr. B") points out, "probably the man with ...

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Robert Fripp: Head, Heart and Hips

Interview by Ian MacDonald, New Musical Express, August 1973

ROBERT FRIPP doesn't give many interviews – which is silly because he's a shrewd, witty, and engrossing man who, when he's not sitting on a ...

Robert Fripp: The Sexual Athlete

Interview by Ian MacDonald, New Musical Express, September 1973

ROBERT FRIPP paused in a virtuoso display of cross-picking on Francisco Tarrega's 'Recuerdos de la Alhambra', the interlude music he'd chosen between the two parts ...

King Crimson’s Robert Fripp

Interview by Steven Rosen, Guitar Player, May 1974

ROBERT FRIPP, lead guitarist with English rock King Crimson, conspicuous personality by appearing inconspicuous. Rather than stand when performing, he perches himself on a stool, ...

Robert Fripp: Something Is Stirring Down At Wimbourne

Interview by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, October 1974

IT'S NOTHING to do with egos, you know, this final dissolving of King Crimson. No, there's something of a much grander design — somewhat rather ...

Robert Fripp: Why I Killed the King

Interview by Rob Partridge, Melody Maker, October 1974

King Crimson finally abdicated last week. But the end came with a whimper, an official statement merely commented that the band had "ceased to exist". ...

Robert Fripp: After King Crimson, The Apocalypse

Report and Interview by Ian Dove, Rolling Stone, December 1974

NEW YORK – After five short years, King Crimson is no more and the man who began and ended the group, Robert Fripp, is already ...

Robert Fripp: Exposure (Polydor)

Review by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, April 1979

A LESSON IN priorities might have been as apt a title. For this, the first record bearing his own name, the idiosyncratic Mr. Fripp has ...

Robert Fripp

Interview by Kris Needs, ZigZag, May 1979

TO ME, ROBERT Fripp has always meant the nastiest riffs you could wish to cower from. I mean NASTY. Malevolent, grating sounds which fair oozed ...

Robert Fripp: The Small Mobile Intelligent Pest Of Rock 'N' Roll

Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Reader, August 1979

IT SEEMS peculiarly appropriate that, on my arrival at Polydor Records' West Coast offices on Sunset Boulevard, virtually everyone is engaged in a frantic search ...

Robert Fripp

Interview by Kris Needs, ZigZag, May 1980

A YEAR after Exposure and Robert Fripp is following through on his 80s drive with the combined Frippotronics-Discotronics and a bunch of new theories on ...

Robert Fripp: Do you want me to sell you an album…or a treatise on neg-entropy?

Interview by Lynden Barber, Melody Maker, March 1981

Robert Fripp lectures Lynden Barber ...

Fred Frith: Speechless (Ralph Records); Robert Fripp: Let The Power Fall (Editions E.G.)

Review by Roy Trakin, Musician, August 1981

WHEN IS A guitarist not a guitarist? What distinguishes pop music from avant-garde or classical? Why is most cerebral music purely instrumental? Can you dance ...

King Crimson: Robert Fripp's Chocolate Cake Discipline

Interview by Richard Grabel, Creem, February 1982

In The Court Of The Crimson King, Phase II ...

Robert Fripp: The 21st Century Man Sounds Off

Profile and Interview by Mark Dery, Record, November 1985

HE BEGAN, by his own admission, tone deaf and with "no sense of rhythm." He is a spit-shined, manicured man whose "best subjects at school ...

Robert Fripp and Toyah: Mr Chalk Loves Mrs Cheese

Profile and Interview by Mat Snow, Q, June 1991

They seemed to belong to different worlds: the avant-garde guitar boffin and the marmalade-haired Princess of Punk. Listen awhile, as Mat Snow recounts the ...

Robert Fripp, David Sylvian: Double Edge

Interview by Nick Coleman, Time Out, June 1993

Guitar hero meets cool synth dude on The First Day, a new album by Robert Fripp and David Sylvian. They should go together like a ...

see also King Crimson

see also Toyah Wilcox

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