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Robert Fripp answers critics as King Crimson tour concludes: ‘This is a pretty dopey undertaking’

Robert Fripp answers critics as King Crimson tour concludes: ‘This is a pretty dopey undertaking’

King Crimson just concluded an invigorating, return-to-form 20-plus date U.S. tour, their first since 2008.

‘It’s a very different place to be': Reinvigorated Robert Fripp takes stage again with a retooled King Crimson

‘It’s a very different place to be': Reinvigorated Robert Fripp takes stage again with a retooled King Crimson

It seems the presence of fresh faces has given Fripp a new spark.

‘Trying out some different pieces': Productive week finds King Crimson back together in new formation

‘Trying out some different pieces': Productive week finds King Crimson back together in new formation

The reworked band is prepping for a 17-date U.S. tour this fall.

‘I don’t regret what happened': On one of King Crimson’s most misunderstood albums

‘I don’t regret what happened': On one of King Crimson’s most misunderstood albums

John Wetton remains a proselytizer for this decades-old studio effort, charts be damned.

Something Else! sneak peek: King Crimson, “Venturing Unto Joy, Pt. 1″ (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: King Crimson, “Venturing Unto Joy, Pt. 1″ (2014)

Fripp and Levin tussle with a nervous energy, while Harrison and Rieflin make a simply glorious racket.

John Wetton and Richard Palmer-James – Jack-Knife/Monkey Business (2014)

Remastered King Crimson-era demos find John Wetton working with Bill Bruford again.

‘Already shaping up to be something special': Inside the rehearsals for a rebuilt King Crimson

‘Already shaping up to be something special': Inside the rehearsals for a rebuilt King Crimson

Robert Fripp’s newly rejiggered seven-man group includes four former Crimsos.

‘I had lotsa fun': Robert Fripp gathers new King Crimson lineup for first rehearsals

‘I had lotsa fun': Robert Fripp gathers new King Crimson lineup for first rehearsals

Fripp says a full “tour itenerary will be announced tomorrow.”

‘Really magical, very powerful': King Crimson to release Starless: Live In Europe

‘Really magical, very powerful': King Crimson to release Starless: Live In Europe

As a multi-disc October set of live recordings from the early 1970s is announced, John Wetton remembers those heady times with King Crimson.

‘You needed to be original': Greg Lake compares this era to the one that sparked King Crimson

‘You needed to be original': Greg Lake compares this era to the one that sparked King Crimson

King Crimson’s initial incarnation, sparked by a childhood musical connection between Greg Lake and Robert Fripp, was predicated on trying something new — indicative, Lake says, of an era when standing out was the goal, rather than fitting in.