King Crimson – The Elements Tour Box 2017 [2CD] (2017) [CD FLAC]

King Crimson - The Elements Tour Box 2017 [2CD] (2017) [CD FLAC] Download

Artist: King Crimson
Album: The Elements Tour Box 2017 [2CD]
Genre: Rock
Year: 2017
Size: ~ 900 mb
Source: CD
Format: FLAC (tracks + .cue)
Quality: lossless
Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz / 16 Bit


Available for retail simultaneously with the 2017 King Crimson North American tour, the Elements 2017 tour box is presented with 2CDs with extracts from rehearsals, new live recordings, elements from studio recordings, full tracks, alternate takes & finished recordings from 1969-2016, many of which make their first appearance on CD. Every line-up of the band is featured across the 2CD set. Of particular interest on the new set is the inclusion on disc 2, for the first time in KC history on a single disc, of every part of Larks’ Tongues in Aspic (some studio, some live) from Part I to Level 5 – interspersed with elements taken from the original studio sessions & rehearsals. The accompanying booklet features sleeve-notes by co-compiler Sid Smith, photos of memorabilia, full info about the current tour & a number of band & individual photos of the now 8 musician King Crimson line-up.

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King Crimson – Radical Action To Unseat the Hold of Monkey Mind (Live) (2017) [WEB FLAC]

King Crimson - Radical Action To Unseat the Hold of Monkey Mind (Live) (2017) [WEB FLAC] Download

Artist: King Crimson
Album: Radical Action To Unseat the Hold of Monkey Mind (Live)
Genre: Rock
Year: 2017
Size: ~ 963 mb
Source: Digital Download
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Quality: lossless
Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz / 16 Bit


‘This is King Crimson….re-imagined.’ – Robert Fripp, June 2016

A comprehensive and immersive account of the 2015 live incarnation of the ever evolving entity that is the mighty King Crimson.

Featuring a 36 page booklet and presented in two double digipaks in an outer case, this limited edition Radical Action includes:

* Three CDs – presented as individually themed ‘virtual studio albums’ with no audible audience – featuring a representative example of every song/piece performed by King Crimson on its 2015 tours of the UK, Canada and Japan.

* Two DVDs featuring a complete concert performance in stereo and 5.1 surround

* One Blu-Ray featuring a complete concert performance in high-resolution stereo and 5.1 surround audio, complete with ‘picture off’ mode allowing the music to be heard independently in pristine, lossless audio. (24/48khz as per original recordings)

* Expanded, perfect bound 36 page booklet with additional tour photos.

All copies come with an exclusive postcard featuring the striking ‘cyclops’ cover artwork.

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King Crimson ‎- The Road To Red (2013, 40th Anniversary Series, 21CD+DVD-A+2Blu-Ray, Discipline Global Mobile, UK, KCCBX7)

Now the Road to Red offers a comprehensive overview of this final tour and at last does justice to a group who were operating at the very height of their powers. Every soundboard quality recording known to exist is presented with audio fully restored, all released on CD for the first time. There are also five complete concerts, drawn from multi-track recordings, alongside the restored audio bootleg of the band’s final show from New York and a new stereo mix of Red by Robert Fripp and Steven Wilson undertaken in 2012. a total of 16 concerts are featured across 20 discs, with the studio Red as the 21st CD. The set also features: A DVD containing a high resolution stereo presentation of USA (in all mixes) and the new stereo mix of Red 2 Blu-ray discs containing the five full length multi-track concert recordings (newly transferred at the highest resolution available from the original analogue Dolby SR source mix-down tapes & presented in 24/192 DTS-HD master sound), new & original stereo versions of Red and the existing 5.1 multi-channel mixes of the album presented in 24/96 DTS-HD also feature on Blu-ray.

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King Crimson – Starless (2014, 40th Anniversary Series, 23CD+2DVD-A+2Blu-Ray, Discipline Global Mobile, UK, KCCBX6)

Limited to a single pressing run, Starless offers an in-depth overview of King Crimson’s celebrated mid-1970’s live line-up at its most exploratory.
Few bands have offered as much variety in material from night to night, and King Crimson’s propensity for improvisation and fondness for playing its newest material – often unreleased on record at the time of performance – is legendary.

Two DVD-A discs and two Blu-Ray discs contain concert and studio recordings in stereo, quadraphonic and full 5.1 surround sound – all in high-resolution audio.
Starless is presented in a 12″ box with a comprehensive booklet featuring sleeve notes and photos aplenty, memorabilia, album and poster prints, and 3 bonus audio CDs.
* 19 CDs of live performance material.
* 7 CDs taken from multi-track tape including 4CDs of material from the Glasgow and Zurich shows, freshly assembled and mastered in Hi-Res from the original Great Deceiver mixes by David Singleton at DGM Soundworld in 2014, the Amsterdam show The Nightwatch mixed by Steven Wilson and a previously unheard preparatory of material from the same show prepared by George Chkiantz (engineer of all live KC shows of the era and the Red album).
* 11 CDs drawn from high quality stereo reel to reel soundboard tapes. 8 making their first appearance on CD with the remaining three re-mastered or drawn from new tape sources.
* 1 CD presenting the performance from the ORTF Paris TV broadcast
* CD 20 features the 2011 stereo mix of Starless And Bible Black by Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp
* DVD-A 1 features the Starless & Bible Black album in 5.1 Surround, with new & original stereo album mixes in High Resolution Stereo plus bonus audio material.
* DVD-A 2 features material from Mainz (mixed by David Singleton), Amsterdam (mixed by Steven Wilson) & a later show from Pittsburgh (mixed by George Chkiantz) in quadraphonic audio and High-Resolution Stereo.
* Both DVD-A discs are region 0 playable in all areas & compatible with all DVD players and DVD Rom players
* Blu-Ray Disc 1 features full lossless audio 24/192 transfers of material from the Glasgow and Zurich shows, freshly assembled & mastered from the original Great Deceiver mixes by David Singleton at DGM Soundworld in 2014 in LPCM stereo.
* Blu-Ray Disc 1 also features the Amsterdam show The Nightwatch, mixed by Steven Wilson and the George Chkiantz preparatory mix stereo in 24/96 High-resolution stereo & a 24/96 transfer of the original David Singleton/Robert Fripp mix of The Nightwatch.
* Blu-Ray Disc 2 features Starless & Bible Black in 5.1 Surround (DTS-HD MAS & LPCM 24/96) alongside new and original stereo masters of the album, a needledrop of an original vinyl pressing plus audio extras.
* Blu-Ray Disc 2 also features the Quad mixes of material from the Mainz, Amsterdam & Pittsburgh concerts.
* Blu-Ray Disc 2 also features the ORTF Paris TV footage in a new hi-res transfer from the original source files.
* Discs packaged in 8 individual 3 disc digipaks within an album sized box
* 3 additional bonus CDs of audio restored soundboard/bootlegs and audio curios are also included.
* 1 further concert (bootleg quality audio) is also available via included download ticket.
* Album sized booklet with rare/unseen photos, new sleeve notes by Sid Smith, technical notes on the recordings by David Singleton, eye-witness accounts from fans who attended the gigs plus memorabilia including an album print, poster, replica concert ticket, press release with folder, photos and more besides.
* Limited to a single pressing run.

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King Crimson ‎- Larks’ Tongues In Aspic (The Complete Recordings) (2012, 40th Anniversary Series, 13CD+DVD-A+Blu-ray, Discipline Global Mobile, UK, KCCBX5)

Limited edition boxed set, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the classic King Crimson album Larks’ Tongues in Aspic: 13 CDs, 1 DVD-A, 1 Blu-ray in box with booklet and memorabilia. DVD-A featuring 5.1 new surround mix, original and new stereo mixes in hi-res stereo, a full album of alt mixes by Steven Wilson and more than 30 minutes of unseen footage of the band live in the studio. Blu-ray content as per DVD-A with further hi-res stereo material ? all presented in DTS Master audio, 4 CDs of studio content including CD of session reels featuring the first recorded takes of all pieces on the album, 1 CD live in the studio, eight CDs of live audio restored bootlegs and soundboard recordings plus a 36 page booklet with an extensive new interview with Robert Fripp, notes by King Crimson biographer Sid Smith, album sleeve print, concert ticket replica (with code for further concert download) and band photo postcards.

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