Adrian Belew Quotes.
King Crimson is never easy; it’s challenging. That’s why I like it.
My heart and soul are in the Stratocaster
For example, after developing a sound similar to an elephant trumpeting, I wrote the song Elephant Talk which gave my elephant sound an appropriate place to live.
Digital for storage and quickness. Analog for fatness and warmth.
As much as I love performing, nothing juices me up creatively like being in my own studio for an extended period. Songs, ideas, even paintings are pouring out of me. My inspiration and usual subject matter: life.
I didn’t make my first solo record until 1981 so I don’t have any 60вЂІs or 70вЂІs recordings but I am working on a large boxed set called DUST to be released next year, the 20th anniversary of my first solo record.
I borrowed a guitar at age 16 and taught myself to play because I wanted to write songs.
I have enjoyed all the artists I’ve worked with.
King Crimson will soon be touring parts of Europe.
I love drums and still play frequently.
We expect to keep our writing sessions going until late spring, then to play some new material in a few secret club dates. The record will likely take a long time and may not surface until 1999!
My favorite puzzle is trying to work out the parts myself, after all it is a solo effort.
Age 10. I joined the school marching band as a drummer.
I was left with an urge to make the guitar sound like things it shouldn’t be able to sound like.
The only drawback is once the work is done you rarely see each other.
Yes, but don’t forget I also have the luxury of the worlds finest band when it gets lonely.
Currently I’m working with Parker Fly on a new Midi guitar to arrive next year.
I have no secrets; all of these things have been discussed at length in guitar magazines over the years but are far too elaborate to cover in one article.
DUST includes rarities, demos, unreleased songs and instrumentals, live recordings, and more.
As you can appreciate over my lifetime I’ve developed a large vocabulary of sounds each requiring certain physical techniques often combined with a specific effect box.