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‘If I never do it again, that’s OK’: Adrian Belew dives into ProjeKCt work, with no King Crimson regrets

‘If I never do it again, that’s OK’: Adrian Belew dives into ProjeKCt work, with no King Crimson regrets

The Crimson ProjeKCt, a Robert Fripp-approved King Crimson offshoot group, begins its new tour today in Tel Aviv — even as the mothership band is set to restart featuring two of the ProjeKCt’s stalwart members.

Gimme Five: Andy Summers on songs with the Police, Animals, Neil Sedaka and Robert Fripp

Gimme Five: Andy Summers on songs with the Police, Animals, Neil Sedaka and Robert Fripp

Andy Summers’ echoing, textural approach to the guitar is forever linked with the Police, but he’d been an established figure in music for more than a decade before rising to stardom with that sound alongside Stewart Copeland and Sting.

‘Expect even more mellotron’: Inspired by King Crimson, Steven Wilson purchases classic instrument

‘Expect even more mellotron’: Inspired by King Crimson, Steven Wilson purchases classic instrument

Fans will remember that Steven Wilson borrowed a critical piece of old-school equipment from King Crimson’s Robert Fripp while recording a well-received solo album recently. Wilson liked that MkII mellotron so much, he’s ordered his own.

Something Else! Interview: Markus Reuter on Robert Fripp, Crimson ProjeKCt, Stick Men and Ian Boddy

Something Else! Interview: Markus Reuter on Robert Fripp, Crimson ProjeKCt, Stick Men and Ian Boddy

You’ll need an Outlook calendar to keep up with Markus Reuter these days. The composer/guitarist has just released his latest forward-thinking ambient release with Ian Boddy, even as he preps for more dates with the Crimson ProjeKCt

‘I said: Of course, yes’: Even with few details, Pat Mastelotto didn’t hesitate in rejoining new King Crimson

‘I said: Of course, yes’: Even with few details, Pat Mastelotto didn’t hesitate in rejoining new King Crimson

When the ever-enigmatic Robert Fripp called Pat Mastelotto about rejoining the new iteration of King Crimson, the drummer leapt at the opportunity — even though he knew very little about Fripp’s plans.

‘He said I would not be right’: Adrian Belew on Robert Fripp’s new King Crimson lineup

‘He said I would not be right’: Adrian Belew on Robert Fripp’s new King Crimson lineup

When Robert Fripp announced that he was re-starting King Crimson after a lengthy period away, guitarist Adrian Belew wasn’t part of the new lineup. Now Belew, a member for some 32 years, is speaking out.

‘King Crimson is in motion’: Robert Fripp aims to restart his legendary prog-rock band

‘King Crimson is in motion’: Robert Fripp aims to restart his legendary prog-rock band

A decade past its last studio effort, 2003′s Power to Believe, and long after most people had all but given up on such a thing, Robert Fripp has announced the reformation of King Crimson.

Deep Cuts: Hall and Oates’ ‘Open All Night,’ ‘Had I Known You Better Then,’ ‘Looking for a Good Sign’

Deep Cuts: Hall and Oates’ ‘Open All Night,’ ‘Had I Known You Better Then,’ ‘Looking for a Good Sign’

At this point, you’ve heard their hits so many times that spelling “Method of Modern Love” is second nature. Time to dig a little deeper into the heady mixture of folk, R&B and rock that is Hall and Oates.

One Track Mind: Adrian Belew, Greg Lake, Tony Levin and John Wetton remember King Crimson

One Track Mind: Adrian Belew, Greg Lake, Tony Levin and John Wetton remember King Crimson

As a sweeping reissue of King Crimson’s Red looms, we returned to that classic trio-era recording, along with the group’s seminal proto-prog debut, its early 1980s comeback and a pair of deeply intriguing 1990s recordings.

Deep Cuts: Led Zeppelin solo projects from Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones

Deep Cuts: Led Zeppelin solo projects from Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones

For most Led Zeppelin fans, the group’s canonical releases between 1969′s self-titled debut and 1979′s In Through the Out Door are consumptive enough that they needn’t bother with the solo efforts that followed.