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So far Bill Bruford has created 21 blog entries.

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|

Bruford-Levin Upper Extremities

News that autographed copies of the two albums from our late 1990s fin-de-siècle band are back in my shop calls for a couple of reflections on their making and critical reception. The group's origins can [...]

2018-07-21T12:07:59+00:00 July 21st, 2018|

Keith Tippett campaign

A Kickstarter campaign has been launched to raise funds to promote a Testimonial Concert for Keith Tippett, early King Crimson pianist and major jazz star. Keith is recovering from a heart attack with complications and is [...]

2018-05-22T11:09:03+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|