In the mid '70s, estimable Englishmen Robert Fripp and Brian Eno recorded some of the most divine and hypnotically looped and rasping ambient music the world has ever had the privilege to receive. (No Pussyfooting) and Evening Star became catalytic documents for the nascent ambient (non)movement, and both albums belong in everyone's collection/on everyone's hard drive/inhabiting everyone's cloud.
Discipline Global Mobile just announced that it will issue the live show Fripp & Eno recorded May 28, 1975, in Paris on three CDs, its first official physical release. These two innovative musicians rarely played live together, so, consequently, this highly coveted document has been oft-bootlegged. When this concert happened, Fripp was in his post-Red lull with King Crimson, and Eno was in that fertile phase between Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) and Another Green World. Fripp & Eno Live in Paris 28.05.1975 previously had seen a digital-only release via DGM. See details of the contents for the triple-disc version below.
* CDs 1 & 2 feature the complete concert with full audio restoration synched with the original studio backing loops as used in the performance. * CD3 features the backing loops without overdubs. * CD3 also features the reversed loop for Wind on Water as used on the Evening Star album. * CD3 also features Later On, edited from No Pussyfooting & originally the b side of Eno’s first solo single Seven Deadly Finns.
You can hear 30-second snippets of the 18 tracks here and pre-order it here.
[The following clips come from inferior bootlegs, not the DGM release.]