Adrian Belew - Quotes

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My favorite puzzle is trying to work out the parts myself, after all it is a solo effort.

My favorite puzzle is trying to work out the parts myself, after all it is a solo effort.

King Crimson is never easy; it's challenging. That's why I like it. ---->>>

I didn't make my first solo record until 1981 so I don't have any 60's or 70's 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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I was left with an urge to make the guitar sound like things it shouldn't be able to sound like. ---->>>

Age 10. I joined the school marching band as a drummer. ---->>>

I borrowed a guitar at age 16 and taught myself to play because I wanted to write songs. ---->>>

I love drums and still play frequently. ---->>>

I prefer a quartet, it makes everyone work harder. ---->>>

Digital for storage and quickness. Analog for fatness and warmth. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Currently I'm working with Parker Fly on a new Midi guitar to arrive next year. ---->>>

I have enjoyed all the artists I've worked with. ---->>>

King Crimson will soon be touring parts of Europe.

King Crimson will soon be touring parts of Europe.

I thought I might be a band instructor, someone who plays all the instruments and teaches others. ---->>>

DUST includes rarities, demos, unreleased songs and instrumentals, live recordings, and more. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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! ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 12-23, 1949
Occupation: Musician

Adrian Belew (born Robert Steven Belew, December 23, 1949) is an American musician, songwriter and record producer. A multi-instrumentalist primarily known as a guitarist and singer, Belew is noted for his unusual, impressionistic approach to guitar playing which, rather than relying on standard instrumental tones, often resembles sound effects or noises made by animals and machines (wikipedia)