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Re: Fripp & the EH16

If you go to:
you'll see a schematic of his recent setup.
Martin Shellard

>From: ld thomson <heatshrink@hotmail.com>
>To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
>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>
>>Reply-To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
>>To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
>>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
>>loop venue?).
>>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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