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Re: Hackles have been raised!

I believe that Fripp is just really intricate with his speaking and he's
trying to paint a picture with the words that he uses and he's hoping that
you'll see the picture.
Jeff Collins
-----Original Message-----
From: TritoneDW <TritoneDW@aol.com>
To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>
Date: Wednesday, April 15, 1998 12:29 AM
Subject: Re: Hackles have been raised!

>About this:
><< Overly analytical types often ruin a lot of experiences for others
> analysis is always either intrusive, unsolicited and often times in the
> "the fripp headed - ( easy generalization here ) " a way for those types
> publically show how in tune with something that everybody else is missing
>With this, I agree--I sort of figured you didn't mean your statement in
such a
>black and white way, but there are a lot of people who do think that way.
>The sort of musical "insiderism" (not a real word) which you describe can
>quite obnoxious. Lord knows there are plenty of people pulling that kind 
>one-up crap. Of course, there are also certain times when an amount of
>terminology" is required--talking about serialism, for example. Still,
>terms which you know others will not understand in an effort to show off
>secret occult musical knowledge is really pretty irritating.
>As an aside, I notice that lots of people are bringing up Fripp in the
>of this conversation. I have to plead ignorance on this subject--I 
>was referring more to avant-garde "classical" music in my post; Babbitt,
>Ferneyhough, and the like. Apparently Fripp says things that rile people
>Drew W.