KING CRIMSON’s “Silent Night” (A La Frippertronics) Is All You Need this Holiday Season

Robert Fripp of King Crimson pioneered a looping technique, dubbed Frippertronics, which involves a long tape loop stretched between two tape recorders, allowing for live looping and overdubbing.


In 1979, he applied this technique to the classic Franz Gruber Christmas Carol, to gorgeous shred-effect. Enjoy!

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