DAVID TORN & ROBERT FRIPP
Torn and Fripp are both masters of the art of looping, and both have played with David Bowie (who seemed to be a magnet for innovative guitar players). Both guitarists have such singular styles, and yet such broad discographies that they are impossible to nail down or to steal too much influence from. WHERE TO START Sunday Torn’s work on Bowie’s “Sunday” is a bright electronic soundscape built from layers of crystal clear guitar. BOSS LEVEL Mother Hold The Candle Steady While I Shave The Chicken s Lip
Pulled from King Crimson’s THRaKaTTaK live album. Fripp and co-guitarist Adrian Belew weave flat-out weird textures and melodies around each other, all improvised live using their song “Thrak” as a springboard.