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Adrian Belew, American Musician ( December 23, 1949 - )

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The only drawback is once the work is done you rarely see each other.~Adrian Belew


Work You Done

Yes, but don't forget I also have the luxury of the worlds finest band when it gets lonely.~Adrian Belew


Lonely Luxury Forget

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


Work Myself Effort

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


Guitar Sound Left

DUST includes rarities, demos, unreleased songs and instrumentals, live recordings, and more.~Adrian Belew


Live Dust More

Age 10. I joined the school marching band as a drummer.~Adrian Belew


Age School Drummer

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!~Adrian Belew


Time Spring May

King Crimson will soon be touring parts of Europe.~Adrian Belew


King Europe Soon

King Crimson is never easy; it's challenging. That's why I like it.~Adrian Belew


King Easy Why

I thought I might be a band instructor, someone who plays all the instruments and teaches others.~Adrian Belew


Thought Band Someone

I prefer a quartet, it makes everyone work harder.~Adrian Belew


Work Everyone Harder

I love drums and still play frequently.~Adrian Belew


Love Play Still

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.~Adrian Belew


Guitar Secrets Far

I have enjoyed all the artists I've worked with.~Adrian Belew


Artists Enjoyed Worked

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.~Adrian Belew


Anniversary I Am Working

I borrowed a guitar at age 16 and taught myself to play because I wanted to write songs.~Adrian Belew


Myself Age Guitar

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.~Adrian Belew


Elephant Live Song

Digital for storage and quickness. Analog for fatness and warmth.~Adrian Belew


Digital Warmth Storage

Currently I'm working with Parker Fly on a new Midi guitar to arrive next year.~Adrian Belew


Fly Guitar Working

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.~Adrian Belew


Appreciate You Vocabulary