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Re: Fripp & the EH16
Here are a link to Fripp's Discipline site if you haven't been
got a discussion on soundscapes and the equipment used:
Also, another interesting looper/guitarist is Michael Brook. I've
his music a great deal, he records with Eno, Hassell, Fripp, Sylvian, and
others. A great guitarist, I saw him with Fripp when they performed with
David Sylvian. Brook opened up the show solo, and his looping stuff was
outrageous. The link is :
At 02:24 AM 6/19/99 +0100, you wrote:
>If you go to:
>you'll see a schematic of his recent setup.
>>From: ld thomson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>Subject: Re: Fripp & the EH16
>>Date: Fri, Jun 18, 1999, 4:33 pm
>> Stories like that make cry. A beautiful thing to see no doubt!
>> I'd be curious to know what his current gear is.
>>>From: Jim Carter <Jim.Carter@bristol.ac.uk>
>>>Subject: Fripp & the EH16
>>>Date: Thu, 17 Jun 1999 09:37:51 +0100 (BST)
>>> > Have everyone forgotten that EH 16 second delay contraption circa
>>> > I've never used one but I think Belew & Fripp were pretty enthused
>>> > when it came.
>>>I saw Robert Fripp performing with one of these in Liverpool in 1984.
>>>This was a spontaneous "tour" following cancellation of a recording
>>>session with the Roches and was in Probe Records which held ca. 30
>>>people sardine style with many more outside (anyone seen a smaller
>>>He had a floor full of kit including GR300 and 700 synths, custom
>>>pedal board with the EH16, a Roland SpaceEcho and small mixer
>>>set up near his left hand (remember he is left handed).
>>>He must have played for about 40 minutes showing great command of
>>>the EH16 (reversing, overdubbing, reversing again, stretching,
>>>overbudding, un-stretching(?) and playing incredible lead over the
>>>top of it all, before fielding questions
>>>I think this performance left me the loop enthusiast I am today.
>>>I truely hope that DGM will release some material he produced with
>>>this set-up as it showed the incredible freedom of composition
>>>that a man under no pressure to "perform" can achieve.
>>>I saw him perform in Salisbury Cathederal (97) with his TC electronics
>>>set-up and although this was an awinspiring venue the material
>>>lacked a certain bite. Ah, the mellowness that comes with age.
>>>Enough ramble - Jim Carter
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