[Grief] Re: Grief Digest, Vol 46, Issue 1

David Bourgoin david_bourgoin at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Sep 5 09:30:08 PDT 2006


Why are you always so bitter about PTV. There is no
point dwelling on things that have past. Time to move
on. You're starting to sound like a stuck record.

Lots of people still enjoy what Gen does. He may look
a bit daft these days but he can still put on an
enjoyable show. 

Dave B


--- telepathic at comcast.net wrote:

> Oh brother, here we go again...
> 
> Poor Auntie Gen Gen.  When will he realize that his
> 15 minutes of fame expired long ago. 
> 
> I can't speak for Alex Ferguson but what a travesty.
> 
> telepathic regards,
> the kooky scientist
> 
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> > From: "Freenoise UK"
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> > Subject: [Grief] Psychic TV Tour Dates Announced!
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> > PSYCHIC TV 2006 UK dates:
> > Oct 5th - Sheffield The Boardwalk
> > Oct 6th - Birmingham Barfly
> > Oct 7th - London Astoria
> > 
> > Tickets for Sheffield on ebay (same price)
> >
>
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=017&item=270025506751
> > 
> >
>
http://www.freenoise.co.uk/articles/oct06/psychic-tv.htm
> > 
> > Those of you who have seen PTV3 live will know
> that you get two hours of 
> > high energy hyperdelic rock.
> > The latest Psychic TV studio album for eleven
> years,
> > "Hell is Invisible...Heaven is Her/e"
> > is to be released in September to coincide with
> the tour and features Nick 
> > Zinner of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs on guitar and the
> vocal of Gibby Haynes from 
> > The Butthole Surfers. A year in the making,
> Genesis has called the album, a 
> > "dark side of the moon for the 21st Century". The
> live show will feature 
> > much of the new album and hopefully reworked old
> favorites such as 
> > 'Godstar', 'Really Free' and 'Ov Power' and
> features and all new video light 
> > show by Sterile Cowboy
> > 
> > Line up (tbc):
> > Genesis Breyer P-Orridge - Vocals / Noise bass
> > Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge - Samples
> > Morrison Edley (Toilet Boys) - Drums
> > Alice Genese (Candy Ass / Pretty Boys) - Bass.
> > David Max (HIT) - Guitars.
> > Markus Aurelius Cirkus Maximus Dangerous Fabulous
> Persson - Keyboards.
> > 
> > More sporadic info from Genesis at
> http://www.genesisp-orridge.com
> > Psychic TV website: www.myspace.com/ptv3
> > 
> > 
> > GENESIS P-ORRIDGE was born in Manchester, England
> in 1950. He was a member 
> > of the Kinetic action group Exploding
> Galaxy/Transmedia Exploration in 
> > 1969-70. He conceived and founded the seminal
> British "performance art" 
> > group Coum Transmissions in August 1969. He became
> a member of Throbbing 
> > Gristle in 1975, of Psychic TV in 1981, and of
> spoken word/ambient theatre 
> > group Thee Majesty in 1999. He invented the
> term/genre "Industrial Music" 
> > (with Monte Cazazza) on September 3rd, 1975. He
> has released more than 200 
> > CDs of experiments in music to date. He has worked
> and collaborated with 
> > William S. Burroughs; Brion Gysin (inventor of
> "Cut-Ups"); filmaker Derek 
> > Jarman; Dr. Timothy Leary among others.
> > As an early pioneer of Rave Movement in UK and
> USA, he has published 
> > thousands of articles, texts, interviews covering
> the functional and 
> > metaphysical implications and strategies of
> popular culture. He has also 
> > explored human behaviour, ritual, and personality
> modification through the 
> > splintering of expectations in private situations
> to create collaged 
> > "Sigils." He currently lives in New York as a
> musician, author, cultural 
> > engineer/commentator and fine artist. The most
> controversial of his latest 
> > live art is the 'pandrogyny' project; the
> annihalation of sexual gender. 
> > More info available at www.genesisp-orridge.com
> > 
> > Psychic TV has a long and storied history that can
> never be done justice in 
> > a concise bio. Therefore, we will not take much
> space with its telling, but 
> > will direct the majestic reader to one of the many
> sites that have taken it 
> > on with aplomb, such as www.GenesisP-Orridge.com.
> Instead, we wish to focus 
> > on the near past, present and near futures of PTV3
> as it takes flight for 
> > all to marvel. Psychic TV's last incarnation ended
> several years ago with 
> > the release of the dreamy 'Trip Reset'. It was
> recently seen selling at 
> > Ameoba Records in Los Angeles filed away under
> 'industrial' music, which it 
> > could not be further from due to its soft,
> obviously psychedelic textures 
> > and imagery. But Genesis P-Orridge has always
> carried on her back the weight 
> > of the work that she has created in the past, and
> because of her work with 
> > some of the most legendary of sonic anarchists,
> Throbbing Gristle. Throbbing 
> > Gristle could accurately be described as
> 'industrial', some of the time. But 
> > TG's music is too slippery to be categorized, yet
> we must categorize, musn't 
> > we? So it seems that wherever Gen goes, so must
> the tag. But make no 
> > mistake, Psychic TV is and has been a much
> different experiment. Drawing on 
> > the influences of Genesis' past, mostly his/her
> early years as a deviant Mod 
> > in 1960's London, PTV would mix and match or
> 'cut-up' sight/sound/feeling to 
> > create new psychedelic fumes for us to breath. For
> many years she did just 
> > that, until Psychic TV gave way to Thee Majesty,
> Genesis' spoken 
> > word/ambient sound project with Bryin Dall and
> Larry Thrasher. Thee Majesty 
> > went on to make many otherwordly recordings and
> give sumptuous live 
> > performances. Thee Majesty re-energized Gens
> commitment to sound, but that 
> > was not enough for her. In 2003, Genesis, in
> conjunction with the prodding 
> > of old friend Electric Eddie O'dowd (drummer of NY
> Glam legends, Toilet 
> > Boys), the decision to reform PTV was made. With
> Eddie signed on as drummer 
> > and creative co-director, the two began to design
> their dream incarnation of 
> > the band. The band would encompass all that PTV
> had been stylistically from 
> > their early no-wave sound through to the
> 'hyperdelic' trance rock of the 
> > late eighties and early nineties. But it would not
> be limited to past 
> > versions of PTV. It would be everything Genesis
> ever wanted PTV to be, that 
> > it wasn't. This sound would be linked to Brian
> Jones, Syd Barrett, Don Van 
> > Vliet, and all the psychedelic pioneers of the
> past 
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