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King Crimson: Thela Hun Ginjeet (Live, 1984)
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King Crimson: Thela Hun Ginjeet (Live, 1984)

I’ve been on a King Crimson – and Tony Levin – kick lately, which brought me to binge watching a ton of videos of the band. Here’s a 1984 performance of “Thela Hun Ginjeet”, with Levin’s tremendous bass line for you to enjoy.

King Crimson Issues Massive THRAK Limited Edition
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King Crimson Issues Massive THRAK Limited Edition

King Crimson’s new 16-disc box set of music assembles everything a fan could want from the band’s mid-1990s output. The THRAK limited edition, with the great and prolific Tony Levin (also known for his work with Peter Gabriel and session expertise on more than 500 records) on bass, combines DVD/Blu-ray and audio content. The set includes high-res audio with 5.1...

King Crimson with Tony Levin: Red, Live 1994
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King Crimson with Tony Levin: Red, Live 1994

King Crimson had plenty of lineups, but this one may be my favorite. The chemistry between Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, Bill Bruford, and Tony Levin never disappoints, and creating the double trio with the addition of Pat Mastelotto and Trey Gunn makes it even better. Here’s a great clip of the band from a DVD of a live concert in...

King Crimson Releases “Live at the Orpheum”
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King Crimson Releases “Live at the Orpheum”

King Crimson’s latest iteration features not only three drummers, but also stalwart bassist Tony Levin and founding guitarist Robert Fripp. King Crimson, although established in 1969, is no relic of a past musical age and the prog-rock band’s fall 2014 tour garnered accolades. That tour’s sound was captured live at Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 2014 concerts at the Orpheum...

King Crimson Releases Limited-Edition “Tour Box” Set With Latest Tour
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King Crimson Releases Limited-Edition “Tour Box” Set With Latest Tour

The legendary progressive rock band King Crimson is promoting its The Elements of King Crimson tour with a limited edition two-CD “tour box” set of performances — some previously unreleased on CD — from the entirety of its long, storied career. The performances are culled from a wide variety of sources — everything from alternate takes and extracts to live...

New Exhaustive 27-Disc Set Details the 1973/74 King Crimson Live Experience
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New Exhaustive 27-Disc Set Details the 1973/74 King Crimson Live Experience

Everything one could possibly want from mid-1970s King Crimson has been compiled on the massive collection, . The exhaustive 27-disc set pretty much presents the material created by the 1973/74 version of King Crimson — particularly in its live shows — from almost every conceivable audio angle available on CD or DVD/Blu-Ray. The multi-CD and DVD set, which will only...

King Crimson Announce Reunion Tour Dates with Tony Levin
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King Crimson Announce Reunion Tour Dates with Tony Levin

It’s really happening: King Crimson has just announced the initial tour dates with their latest incarnation – their eighth. The group’s lineup and plans for touring were announced back in September, with bassist Tony Levin returning to the fold. The rest of the band includes founder Robert Fripp, guitarist Jakko Jakszyk, saxophonist Mel Collins, and drummers Bill Reiflin, Pat Mastelotto...

King Crimson: “Starless”, Live 1974
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King Crimson: “Starless”, Live 1974

King Crimson is notorious for all of its lineup changes, but no one can deny that John Wetton was a major force in the group during their 1972-1974 run. His bass and vocals shaped the band’s Larks’ Tongues in Aspic, Starless and Bible Black and Red albums. Here he is with the band on French television performing “Starless” in 1974....

King Crimson Returns With New Lineup
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King Crimson Returns With New Lineup

Progressive rock fans rejoice! Guitarist Robert Fripp has announced that King Crimson is back with a new lineup. Originally formed in 1968, the iconic band has gone through several incarnations, the last of which disbanded in 2009 after a cancelled tour. The eighth incarnation of King Crimson will be anchored by bassist Tony Levin. “King Crimson will be back in...

Tony Levin Releases “Crimson Chronicles: The 80’s” Photo Book for iPad
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Tony Levin Releases “Crimson Chronicles: The 80’s” Photo Book for iPad

Tony Levin has released an iPad app version of his book Crimson Chronicles: The 80’s, which documents his time with the legendary prog rock band King Crimson through pictures. Levin, who is also an avid photographer, includes hundreds of photos from his collection to show what life in the band and on the road was like. Beyond the photos from...

King Crimson Releases Live in Argentina 1994 DVD Set
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King Crimson Releases Live in Argentina 1994 DVD Set

King Crimson reemerged in 1994 to record and tour behind the album VROOM. Building upon their previous quartet, the band was billed as a double trio consisting of Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, Trey Gunn, Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto and Bill Bruford. The group’s return is documented in a new King Crimson Collector’s Club Release entitled Live in Argentina 1994. The...

The Collectable King Crimson Vol 5: Live In Japan 1995
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The Collectable King Crimson Vol 5: Live In Japan 1995

A new two-disc set featuring performances from King Crimson’s 1995 world tour has been released. The Collectable King Crimson Vol 5: Live In Japan 1995 offers the expanded audio taken from the original concert recordings used for Crimson’s Deja VROOOM DVD. The band’s 1995 tour came after the “double trio” reformed after the release of THRAK. Personnel includes Tony Levin...