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News Digest: Summerfold and Winterfold Records releases

News Digest: Summerfold and Winterfold Records releases. Welcome! A lot has been going on at Bruford Towers recently. FYI, and for newcomers to this site who may have just landed here, we usually announce headline [...]

2019-11-29T12:02:17+00:00 November 29th, 2019|

TOP TEN MYTHS ABOUT DRUMMING…

...for beginners, educators, anxious mothers and those who still don’t think drums are musical instruments. 1. It's intensely physical: The practice of all musical instruments requires a good deal of physical control and perhaps even [...]

2019-11-27T14:09:19+00:00 November 27th, 2019|

Earthworks Complete: what’s in the box?

What is it? 'Earthworks Complete' is a Summerfold Records box set reissue of drummer Bill Bruford's Earthworks' entire back catalogue across its 20-year career. 15 titles on 20 audio and 4 DVD discs. Includes previously [...]

2019-05-19T17:34:20+00:00 May 15th, 2019|

What if? Knowing when to change the game.

In social media and down the pub a favourite game for music fans seems to be ‘‘What If?’  ‘What if’ your favourite band had stayed together, or X had continued to play with Y? Top [...]

2019-03-26T12:24:37+00:00 March 26th, 2019|

Reissues Progress Report – Excellent!

As you may know, Winterfold Records and Summerfold Records are in transition to a complete reissue of both catalogues. Winterfold Records curates and controls the pre-1987 ‘Bruford’ electric rock output. Summerfold Records does the same [...]

2019-02-14T12:34:54+00:00 February 14th, 2019|

Doing it ‘well enough’

In our family, my portly but genial brother was not academically inclined. This was cause for worry on our mother’s part, but “Little Billy?” she would say, “No need to worry about him, he’ll be [...]

2018-11-02T15:05:29+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|

Summerfold and Winterfold are on the move

Bill’s Summerfold and Winterfold record catalogues are in transition to a new home at Cherry Red Records. Following the recent success of the Winterfold box “Seems Like a Lifetime Ago”,  plans are well underway to [...]

2018-09-24T08:32:32+00:00 September 24th, 2018|

Bill’s Echoes…

Bill’s latest podcast at 'Echoes' hosted by the extremely knowledgeable John Diliberto is available on Tuesday September 25th. In fact, Bill's had quite a run of podcasts recently, loosely linked around the themes of his [...]

2018-09-22T16:14:07+00:00 September 22nd, 2018|

“Don’t you miss it?”

August 26 1996: Last date with King Crimson. It’s been 22 years since I last played with KC, bless its heart, and it feels like I played with them only a couple of weeks ago. [...]

2018-08-26T10:01:05+00:00 August 26th, 2018|