[Grief] TG: The Beginning and the End

name pending aisuelite at gmail.com
Sat Apr 29 16:39:03 PDT 2006


that's a wonderful story!  I should go hang out a record store and see if
someone hands me the boxed set.

that's honestly how most of my music comes to me now, so it wouldn't be
improbable.

On 4/29/06, ellis britzius <zontar_98115 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> Like I said, if I were retired or single, I would
> do it. Interesting story how I got the tapes. I
> was in some record store about 1985 here in
> Seattle  and started talking to another customer
> about TG as it seemed we were looking at the same
> stuff. He asked  if I had the 24 hours tape set,
> cause he did and if I wanted, I could borrow the
> whole thing and make copies if I wanted. (!) He
> told me how many C-90s and C-60s to get, I took
> the inlay cards to Kinko's or somebody and had
> copies made on card stock, and proceeded to copy
> every tape. This guy, whose name I don't
> remember, would not even accept any money and for
> whatever reason, I guess he could see I was
> indeed a rabid fan way back then, just let me
> walk out of his house with his 24 hours of TG
> in the little black suitcase they came in. I
> think it took me a week to copy and return them,
> then I never saw the guy again.
> Since then I have acquired the majority of the
> real tapes, still sealed, from various sources.
>
> zontar_98115
>
>
> --- andy at flesheatingants.com wrote:
>
> > Well you can download the first minute of every
> > vintage TG gig on the
> > brainwashed site now from the CD box sets; I'd
> > be curious to hear the
> > difference with the orig tape releases, but I
> > imagine most will be
> > identical to the CD.  Does anyone on list have
> > the whole 24 hours tape
> > set?
> >
> >
> >
> > Quoting random99 <random99 at ntlworld.com>:
> >
> > >
> > > ...Maybe not quite so dramatic as the subject
> > line suggests, but it would
> > > make an interesting piece (maybe a whole old
> > new TG work in itself - could
> > > be called "Copyright Deficit") if someone
> > with the 24 Hours tape set could
> > > splice the start and end bits from the TG
> > gigs together chronologically and
> > > release them as one recording...I think it
> > would make for a nice
> > > historical/evolutionary footnote for the
> > early years of Throbbing Gristle.
> > >
> > > Whilst I heard the tapes a few years ago,
> > unfortunately I don't have them
> > > myself, so can't offer to produce this. Would
> > anyone one the list who has
> > > them be prepared to put such a thing
> > together? We can then hopefully find a
> > > way to make it available to list members as
> > an .mp3?
> > >
> > > Finally, not strictly TG related, but someone
> > posted a link to a page of
> > > covers for W S Burroughs' books to the JG
> > Ballard list. May be of interest
> > > to some here:
> > >
> > >
> >
> http://mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk/burroughs-books/index.html
> > >
> > > Regards
> > >
> > > Paul
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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