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Backwards guitar and sleazy lyrics on Ladies Of The Road, the title track with the beautiful piano by Keith Tippet, and Mark Charig's simple and eloquent cornet at the end.


When I lived in England, Keith Tippett and Julie Driscoll used to live down the road from us in our village. By the time we moved there, they had moved away but still had friends there. One afternoon they came 'round for tea and I, a louche teenager, had a very long conversation with Keith about Frank Zappa whom he thought was fantastic.

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When I lived in England, Keith Tippett and Julie Driscoll used to live down the road from us in our village. By the time we moved there, they had moved away but still had friends there. One afternoon they came 'round for tea and I, a louche teenager, had a very long conversation with Keith about Frank Zappa whom he thought was fantastic.

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When I lived in England, Keith Tippett and Julie Driscoll used to live down the road from us in our village. By the time we moved there, they had moved away but still had friends there. One afternoon they came 'round for tea and I, a louche teenager, had a very long conversation with Keith about Frank Zappa whom he thought was fantastic.

Nice.

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Just got invitation to Sunday night show in NYC. Will report after show.

Need to study up now that set list has been provided.


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Drum rehearsal, Elstree

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I will be one happy camper when some of these shows become available at the DGM site.

I've seen Crimson once -- 1973 on the Starless tour. Sadly, my older ears can no longer handle concert volume, even with earplugs, so I won't be seeing them again. But oh, those three drummers!


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The Sunday night show at the Best Buy Theater was amazing. Arrived to find out that our seats were in the front row directly in front of Pat Mastelotto's very impressive drum kit. There are plenty of reviews out there including the NY Times, so I will post just a few observations.

1. Three amazing drummers set up in front of stage was awesome (literally).

2. Favorite "songs" were Level Five, Larks Tongue Part 1, Hoodoo (drum composition) and of course, 21st Century Schizoid Man.

3. Had great view of Masteletto and other two drummers(Rieflin and Harrison), Tony Levin (who killed it), Jakszyk, and Fripp (who looked more like Carl Rove than a rock icon).

4. They should be playing Brooklyn Academy of Music or Lincoln Center, not Best Buy!

5. Crowd (750 math SAT types) was in rapture.

6. Now I am desperate to see another show.

Coevad, I hope you are going to see them at the Orpheum.

Here is Setlist:

1. Level Five
2. Larks' Tongues in Aspic, Part One
3. A Scarcity of Miracles
(Jakszyk, Fripp and Collins cover)
4. The ConstruKction of Light
5. Red
6. One More Red Nightmare
7. Hell-Hounds of Krim
8. The Letters
9. VROOOM
10. Coda: Marine 475
11. The Light of Day
(Jakszyk, Fripp and Collins cover)
12. Sailor's Tale
13. The Talking Drum
14. Larks' Tongues in Aspic, Part Two
15. Starless
Encore:
16. Hoodoo
17. 21st Century Schizoid Man


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I'll be at the Oct 1st LA show, 21st row center.

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I'll be at the Oct 1st LA show, 21st row center.

21st center schizoid fan?

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Mr_Green_Genes wrote:
coevad wrote:
I'll be at the Oct 1st LA show, 21st row center.

21st center schizoid fan?



Very funny!


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Mr_Green_Genes wrote:
coevad wrote:
I'll be at the Oct 1st LA show, 21st row center.

21st center schizoid fan?



Very funny!


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When they unload about four minutes into Larks Tongue Pt 1 its unbelievable.


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Great show last night. I'm hesitant to write alot of detail about the actual performance since several people here are still planning on seeing a show on the tour. So, I'll try to stick to non-performance griping... with one exception:

Is this tour the only time that ConstruKction of Light has been Instrumental - no vocals?

We got to our seats about 10 minutes before showtime, so I got a quick pic of the stage setup. (Love that yellow bass)

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It ended up being the only decent pic I got.
The tickets warned us that it would start at 8pm sharp and anyone not in at that time would be seated between songs. But,this wasn't Symphony Center, this is The Vic. It doubles as a club, triples as a Brew-n-View. The show ended up starting at 815pm. After which, the audience slowly started to figure out that they really can come and go whenever they want. People still have to pee.
Our tickets said we had Mezzanine, but it was really 4th row balcony. Good sight lines, good sound, although the main floor had more impact, which is common.
I could see RF a bit better than I could in the past. I saw a show in the mid-90s and another show around 2000 when John Paul Jones opened. For both of those, RF was very far in the back and very dimly lit. Here, he had enough light to see most of what he was doing, but he was oriented away from the crowd, so you couldn't really see any fingerwork from where I was.
So, with Fripp hardly being able to see the crowd, and wearing over-the-ear headphones, it is annoying to me to get a pre-recorded speech about bothering the band during the show. They tried to make it a fun round-robin recording, having Gavin make a comment, then Bill, then Tony etc... I get that they don't want bootleggers to cut into their profits from cd sales, also that flashing cameras can be distracting. They threw in the usual stuff people say about folks who are caught up in their phone/camera/web such that they end up not being in the moment during the performance, which is nice advice I suppose, albeit preachy in an Ann Landers kinda way. But, imo, the speech went overboard, making the audience feel like their only purpose was to witness the art rather than having the band in a room full of alive people. Because after the speech, we are left with an audience which still has people that are too annoying to keep from taking pictures as well as the self-righteous assholes who stand up, turn around and get pompous at the crowd in general as though they are RF's Champion saving the day from people trying to enjoy themselves. A dozen random Barney Fifes on the town after dark. But, aren't those people who are annoyed by the occasional flash or cheer trying to enjoy themselves too? No, they are being pompous assholes, ruining the show far more than an occasional picture would. Theirs' isn't rock attitude, this is the demeanor of a customer at the Target Returns Counter. We get 60 year old Office Managers in Polos acting like they are performing a Citizen Arrest on rowdy rockers. Its fucking sad seeing them trying to dress down someone in the dark, 15 rows away from them, who can barely hear what they are saying anyway. This isn't the office, a church, an airplane, circuit court or anywhere where politeness rules are going to be enforced. There is no punishment for loudly enjoying yourself, so nothing punitive is ever going to happen short of a fist fight. The local Sherriffs of Crim don't look like they have done that in 30 years, if ever. They were weirdly mad like they were yelling at the tv the way a football fan would during a game, or a Reality Show Fan would if upset by who their favorite contestant chose to date. This is not righteousness it is self-righteousness.
In terms of ACTUALLY being distracted during the show, the most distracting things I saw were the waitresses coming down the aisle and the ushers with their flashlights. I would much rather deal with people fumbling for their seats, than have the ushers' flashlights going on all night.
There are two other artists who I am a fan of, who also have inane methods of displaying their vanity by trying to exorcize the audience from the equations - Keith Jarrett and Jeff Tweedy.
I am seeing KJ in November. Imo, his is by far the greatest piano trio alive, and I love the many styles he has played. I respect the fact that he has personal demons and specific methods for getting into the proper head-space to perform. But, to stop a show due to someone unwrapping a candy in an orchestral hall? That is petty. It is a plea for attention from someone who is already the center of attention, which is kinda sad. Hmmm... Fripp, Jarrett, Tweedy, they all have sorta a sad center, don't they?
Tweedy, if you have seen/heard his DVD Sunken Treasure, performs mostly just himself with an acoustic guitar in bar-like settings. I'm sure most people here have been to shows with a General Admission area in front of the stage with a bar area behind that. The people at the bar are often chatting during shows and for rock stuff, that is just fine because the people in General Admission can't hear them talk anyway. But for folkish rock, the talking cuts through. So, you can understand that people talking can easily overwhelm the performer. Tweedy asks the crowd something like: "Can you hear in the back? No? Do you know why? Because you are talking!" He really does mean well and feels that the talking is making the whole event less effective. He talks about how a concert is something that people do together, that it is an event that we all participate in and share in the feelings of. But, as in all 3 cases, RF KJ & JT, they leave the audience's contribution as only to be passive witnesses to the event. I don't agree with that. Should it just be a figure of speech for a singer to say "Hey you are a great crowd tonight"? There are often times when the mood of the crowd changes the course of performing just enough to make the whole thing unique even if the setlist has been repeated many times.
Have you ever watched a movie with someone who demands that once the movie starts, we can't hit pause or go make popcorn? Some people have a controlling mentality about viewing a performance that others find stifling. Some people want to enjoy a movie rather than endure a movie. Have you ever been to a movie theater in an urban area compared to a suburb? In the city, people have less of a problem crying out or cheering or even clapping at the end of a movie. Of course the movie can't hear them cheer, but expressive people do it anyway. It feels good and IS good to emote, while still being a bad thing to shit on a performer's show. I think that for any show anywhere, any audience member who feels the spirit in them rise, should be able to express that emotion and let that expression feed back onto the performers who incited that feeling. I have heard countless performers talk about how they perform better in front of a crowd, and I don't believe that it is simply because the crowd is there in the room. Some artists embrace the crowd more, some less, clearly some have unique points of view. But, it is not like anyone can start a crusade to get rockers to be polite. At some point, we have to say that the concert hall is not a bar is not an orchestra hall is not a festival... and as such if one is going to rock, we should probably expect the rock behaviour to go along with it.
Meanwhile, many people can't even figure out why stage-diving or moshing can be fun. There have always been on-lookers around mosh-pits, wide-eyed with a look that says "Isn't anyone going to stop this?". Arrogance in the face of picture-taking and talking-during-shows are just lesser examples of the same. Taking pictures won't stop, it will become more prevalent. It may or may not become more covert though, so I understand if a band wants to make a statement about flashing cameras. But, trying to control an entire audience's politeness level for a rock show - stupid. Perform FOR an audience. Perform WITH and audience. Do not demand that your audience behave FOR your performance. Maybe it is the wrong venue. Maybe Tweedy shouldn't play bar-like atmosphers. Imo, performing for a big loud urban crowd should be different for an artist than a small rural club. I think the lesson should be for artists to appreciate their art being shared in a variety of settings rather than artists attempting to bring their own setting requirements to each different location. Imo, the audience's responsibility, with no other limit really, is a bare minimum to quiet down somewhat for the quiet music and turn the flash off for your camera. Besides, the flash won't make the stage pic any better anyway.
Of course, FZ fans are not new to being audience members who listen carefully. There are quotes that show that FZ appreciated that his audience really wanted to hear every last detail of the show. But, FZ also knew how to have fun with the audience and that he was there to entertain. He knew how to handle the crowd rather than absently deputize the crowd. He knew there was a time for Mo's Vacation and a time for Muffin Man. He didn't have a recording asking people to sit down - he talked with the audience, crazy huh?
For last night's show, most of the cheering was at high volume moments, most of the pics were at the end of the evening or between tunes. During the quiet parts of Larks' Tongues, we would hear the occasional drunk cheering, shortly followed by the clucking disapproval from the snots around me who act like the evening would have been alright if it wasn't for that one cheer. True, there was one especially annoying loud cheer from the back that put a weird spin on the subtle percussion sounds of LTIA, but live is in front of live people and I would rather have that one guy honestly enjoying himself than hear all the self-righteous slobs pretend that the cheer had any affect on their ability to take in the show, or on the performers who are wearing headphones. Who knows, maybe the next tour will provide Wi-Fi headphone feeds, so anyone with noise-cancelling headphones can sync up, close their eyes and pretend they are not in an energetic live concert hall, but sitting in an uncomfortable chair at home listening to their ipod.

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The Forum Killed Arkay wrote:

Is this tour the only time that ConstruKction of Light has been Instrumental - no vocals?


As far as I know, yes (part of an overall plan of leaving out all Belew-sung songs, apparently).


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Nice post, Arkay.

Jeff Tweedy writes songs for music critics. I guess he believes what they write about him and now he seems to think he is special and very talented. If his songs were less boring, less cliche and more imaginative maybe everyone would sit in rapt attention. Guys like that should take a lesson from Dean and Gene Ween. Tweedy is lucky to have fans at all. He should just sing his mediocre little country rock songs and be happy. He's no Lowell George. And I doubt George ever preached at his audience.

Let people record and take pictures. That's what I say. Stop being a bitch. These guys are lucky to make a living playing music. It's like how Roger Waters wants everyone to sit quietly while he lip syncs to The Wall. It's just not that good. People will sit quietly when the musicians, by the sheer force of their greatness, cause them to sit quietly.

Remember Zappa in Baby Snakes shaking hands with the crowd in the middle of guitar solos? That's what I'm talking about. Fripp won't even stand up. I admire the man but he's a little too precious.


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Nice post, Arkay.

Jeff Tweedy writes songs for music critics. I guess he believes what they write about him and now he seems to think he is special and very talented. If his songs were less boring, less cliche and more imaginative maybe everyone would sit in rapt attention. Guys like that should take a lesson from Dean and Gene Ween. Tweedy is lucky to have fans at all. He should just sing his mediocre little country rock songs and be happy. He's no Lowell George. And I doubt George ever preached at his audience.

Let people record and take pictures. That's what I say. Stop being a bitch. These guys are lucky to make a living playing music. It's like how Roger Waters wants everyone to sit quietly while he lip syncs to The Wall. It's just not that good. People will sit quietly when the musicians, by the sheer force of their greatness, cause them to sit quietly.

Remember Zappa in Baby Snakes shaking hands with the crowd in the middle of guitar solos? That's what I'm talking about. Fripp won't even stand up. I admire the man but he's a little too precious.

I don't care for your attitude dm. Sounds like you're the bitch.

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^Don't be such a fanboy. It's a privilege for these guys to be able to make a living dicking around on their instruments.

Would Buck Dharma chastise his audience before the show even starts?


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Definitely show of the year. Saw night no. 2 in Albany. Nothing to add review-wise that hasn't been said, but it was outstanding. Listening to the show on CD last few days, just as good hearing it again. Best Level 5 ever! So glad there were a few discreet tapers. :P No pat-downs whatsoever in Albany. I liked the pre-show announcement, and was glad people respected it and kept the retarded I-phones down. As far as Fripp's onstage presence. He's Robert fucking Fripp, he's not come out & gonna high-five the audience. It was sort of cool that there was no live speaking from band. It's about the music only. He's actually more visible now than in the 2000's when he was sort of hidden behind his gear. Was sort of surprised though, they did no stage bow after the encore which is usually a standard with Crimson.


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No pat-downs whatsoever in Albany. I liked the pre-show announcement, and was glad people respected it and kept the retarded I-phones down.


Nice statement. Now if we could just keep the retards off of this thread. :mrgreen:

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That's a great post Arkay! I really think that telling audience to "embrace the moment" is just a pretext for controlling their behaviour. I would be the happiest to use my ears and eyes to record and video if only I had impeccable aural and photographic memory. Sadly nowhere even close. And for most people having impeccable aural and photographic memory would fall in the realm of Artificial Intelligence.

iPhones are getting a bad rap however. There are admittedly much worse photography devices.

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Great show last night. I'm hesitant to write alot of detail about the actual performance since several people here are still planning on seeing a show on the tour. So, I'll try to stick to non-performance griping... with one exception:

Is this tour the only time that ConstruKction of Light has been Instrumental - no vocals?

We got to our seats about 10 minutes before showtime, so I got a quick pic of the stage setup. (Love that yellow bass)

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It ended up being the only decent pic I got.
The tickets warned us that it would start at 8pm sharp and anyone not in at that time would be seated between songs. But,this wasn't Symphony Center, this is The Vic. It doubles as a club, triples as a Brew-n-View. The show ended up starting at 815pm. After which, the audience slowly started to figure out that they really can come and go whenever they want. People still have to pee.
Our tickets said we had Mezzanine, but it was really 4th row balcony. Good sight lines, good sound, although the main floor had more impact, which is common.
I could see RF a bit better than I could in the past. I saw a show in the mid-90s and another show around 2000 when John Paul Jones opened. For both of those, RF was very far in the back and very dimly lit. Here, he had enough light to see most of what he was doing, but he was oriented away from the crowd, so you couldn't really see any fingerwork from where I was.
So, with Fripp hardly being able to see the crowd, and wearing over-the-ear headphones, it is annoying to me to get a pre-recorded speech about bothering the band during the show. They tried to make it a fun round-robin recording, having Gavin make a comment, then Bill, then Tony etc... I get that they don't want bootleggers to cut into their profits from cd sales, also that flashing cameras can be distracting. They threw in the usual stuff people say about folks who are caught up in their phone/camera/web such that they end up not being in the moment during the performance, which is nice advice I suppose, albeit preachy in an Ann Landers kinda way. But, imo, the speech went overboard, making the audience feel like their only purpose was to witness the art rather than having the band in a room full of alive people. Because after the speech, we are left with an audience which still has people that are too annoying to keep from taking pictures as well as the self-righteous assholes who stand up, turn around and get pompous at the crowd in general as though they are RF's Champion saving the day from people trying to enjoy themselves. A dozen random Barney Fifes on the town after dark. But, aren't those people who are annoyed by the occasional flash or cheer trying to enjoy themselves too? No, they are being pompous assholes, ruining the show far more than an occasional picture would. Theirs' isn't rock attitude, this is the demeanor of a customer at the Target Returns Counter. We get 60 year old Office Managers in Polos acting like they are performing a Citizen Arrest on rowdy rockers. Its fucking sad seeing them trying to dress down someone in the dark, 15 rows away from them, who can barely hear what they are saying anyway. This isn't the office, a church, an airplane, circuit court or anywhere where politeness rules are going to be enforced. There is no punishment for loudly enjoying yourself, so nothing punitive is ever going to happen short of a fist fight. The local Sherriffs of Crim don't look like they have done that in 30 years, if ever. They were weirdly mad like they were yelling at the tv the way a football fan would during a game, or a Reality Show Fan would if upset by who their favorite contestant chose to date. This is not righteousness it is self-righteousness.
In terms of ACTUALLY being distracted during the show, the most distracting things I saw were the waitresses coming down the aisle and the ushers with their flashlights. I would much rather deal with people fumbling for their seats, than have the ushers' flashlights going on all night.
There are two other artists who I am a fan of, who also have inane methods of displaying their vanity by trying to exorcize the audience from the equations - Keith Jarrett and Jeff Tweedy.
I am seeing KJ in November. Imo, his is by far the greatest piano trio alive, and I love the many styles he has played. I respect the fact that he has personal demons and specific methods for getting into the proper head-space to perform. But, to stop a show due to someone unwrapping a candy in an orchestral hall? That is petty. It is a plea for attention from someone who is already the center of attention, which is kinda sad. Hmmm... Fripp, Jarrett, Tweedy, they all have sorta a sad center, don't they?
Tweedy, if you have seen/heard his DVD Sunken Treasure, performs mostly just himself with an acoustic guitar in bar-like settings. I'm sure most people here have been to shows with a General Admission area in front of the stage with a bar area behind that. The people at the bar are often chatting during shows and for rock stuff, that is just fine because the people in General Admission can't hear them talk anyway. But for folkish rock, the talking cuts through. So, you can understand that people talking can easily overwhelm the performer. Tweedy asks the crowd something like: "Can you hear in the back? No? Do you know why? Because you are talking!" He really does mean well and feels that the talking is making the whole event less effective. He talks about how a concert is something that people do together, that it is an event that we all participate in and share in the feelings of. But, as in all 3 cases, RF KJ & JT, they leave the audience's contribution as only to be passive witnesses to the event. I don't agree with that. Should it just be a figure of speech for a singer to say "Hey you are a great crowd tonight"? There are often times when the mood of the crowd changes the course of performing just enough to make the whole thing unique even if the setlist has been repeated many times.
Have you ever watched a movie with someone who demands that once the movie starts, we can't hit pause or go make popcorn? Some people have a controlling mentality about viewing a performance that others find stifling. Some people want to enjoy a movie rather than endure a movie. Have you ever been to a movie theater in an urban area compared to a suburb? In the city, people have less of a problem crying out or cheering or even clapping at the end of a movie. Of course the movie can't hear them cheer, but expressive people do it anyway. It feels good and IS good to emote, while still being a bad thing to shit on a performer's show. I think that for any show anywhere, any audience member who feels the spirit in them rise, should be able to express that emotion and let that expression feed back onto the performers who incited that feeling. I have heard countless performers talk about how they perform better in front of a crowd, and I don't believe that it is simply because the crowd is there in the room. Some artists embrace the crowd more, some less, clearly some have unique points of view. But, it is not like anyone can start a crusade to get rockers to be polite. At some point, we have to say that the concert hall is not a bar is not an orchestra hall is not a festival... and as such if one is going to rock, we should probably expect the rock behaviour to go along with it.
Meanwhile, many people can't even figure out why stage-diving or moshing can be fun. There have always been on-lookers around mosh-pits, wide-eyed with a look that says "Isn't anyone going to stop this?". Arrogance in the face of picture-taking and talking-during-shows are just lesser examples of the same. Taking pictures won't stop, it will become more prevalent. It may or may not become more covert though, so I understand if a band wants to make a statement about flashing cameras. But, trying to control an entire audience's politeness level for a rock show - stupid. Perform FOR an audience. Perform WITH and audience. Do not demand that your audience behave FOR your performance. Maybe it is the wrong venue. Maybe Tweedy shouldn't play bar-like atmosphers. Imo, performing for a big loud urban crowd should be different for an artist than a small rural club. I think the lesson should be for artists to appreciate their art being shared in a variety of settings rather than artists attempting to bring their own setting requirements to each different location. Imo, the audience's responsibility, with no other limit really, is a bare minimum to quiet down somewhat for the quiet music and turn the flash off for your camera. Besides, the flash won't make the stage pic any better anyway.
Of course, FZ fans are not new to being audience members who listen carefully. There are quotes that show that FZ appreciated that his audience really wanted to hear every last detail of the show. But, FZ also knew how to have fun with the audience and that he was there to entertain. He knew how to handle the crowd rather than absently deputize the crowd. He knew there was a time for Mo's Vacation and a time for Muffin Man. He didn't have a recording asking people to sit down - he talked with the audience, crazy huh?
For last night's show, most of the cheering was at high volume moments, most of the pics were at the end of the evening or between tunes. During the quiet parts of Larks' Tongues, we would hear the occasional drunk cheering, shortly followed by the clucking disapproval from the snots around me who act like the evening would have been alright if it wasn't for that one cheer. True, there was one especially annoying loud cheer from the back that put a weird spin on the subtle percussion sounds of LTIA, but live is in front of live people and I would rather have that one guy honestly enjoying himself than hear all the self-righteous slobs pretend that the cheer had any affect on their ability to take in the show, or on the performers who are wearing headphones. Who knows, maybe the next tour will provide Wi-Fi headphone feeds, so anyone with noise-cancelling headphones can sync up, close their eyes and pretend they are not in an energetic live concert hall, but sitting in an uncomfortable chair at home listening to their ipod.



Sounds like RF hasn't changed a bit, as i posted before, in early 73 when i saw Kc in South bend they opened for Slade, of all bands, the crown was going crazy wanting slade to take the stage , so when KC came out Fripp immediately, admonished the crowd telling them that is they wanted to proceed with music played at a volume that won't destroy your eardrums then be quiet or the would leave. 45 minutes later they walked off . This was the larks tongue band mind you.

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downer mydnyte wrote:
. People will sit quietly when the musicians, by the sheer force of their greatness, cause them to sit quietly.


I like that! I still think people should know how to shut the fuck up and give the musicians an opportunity to have a quiet room. I phone morons should all stick them in a dark place. I have zero interest in a belewless crimson anyway. Fuck em. As Jo Ann Worley would say, "borrrrrrrring"!

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