[Grief] Re: New books and panties!

Angus Spottiswoode swindonbakery at hotmail.com
Sat Aug 11 13:29:54 PDT 2007


My fave bits from that babelfish translation:

"performeurs extreme"
"the slope sinks of psyché human"

Thanks for the book tip david.
I'll have to brush up on my franglias as that does sound good, esp if  
it has new interview material and stuff on post-TG.

A

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> From: David Law <hex at blueyonder.co.uk>
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> ...well a new book anyways ;-)
>
> THROBBING GRISTLE
> Industrial Music for Industrial People
>
> by Eric Duboys
>
> ....the drawback (for me anyways) is it's in French!
>
> I met Eric in Berlin at the TG Volkesbuhne events - we had a long
> conversation - mostly as I don't speak French and he doesn't speak  
> English!!!
>
> But the gist of what he was saying was:
>
> he worked on it a long time
> (all?) members of TG contributed/collaborated
> it's a bit more to do with Post TG (the first time anyways!) stuf  
> C&C,Coil,PTV
> & others?
> it's got lots of pages (557pp)
> and most of them have piccies on - for monolingual types like me
> ...at least I think that's what was said - it was New yEra too!
>
>
> it cost 30 euros and you can order it from the publishers website
> http://www.camionblanc.com - if you live in France! I'm checking to  
> see if
> they accept orders for the UK - if not I'll have to hassle Eric for  
> the
> signed copy he's probably forgotten he promised me!
>
> Below is the somewhat amusing BabelFish translation of the press
> release/publisher blurb.
>
> DIL23
> :)
>
> Throbbing Gristle was the singular group, undoubtedly most  
> subversive and
> innovative ever appeared in the universe of the experimental music
> rock'n'roll. Born on ashes from the collective of performeurs  
> extreme COUM
> Transmissions, TG had this characteristic to have invented and have
> conceptualized with him only an entire kind: the industrial, prompt  
> music to
> start the polemic by its plays with the social interdicts, the  
> slope sinks of
> psyché human and the musical?uvres until with-boutistes, close to  
> the pure
> noise. This work attempts to report the course of this seminal  
> formation of
> this kind too ignored, course which did not stop in 1981 with the  
> dissolution
> of the group since the four members of TG, Genesis P-Orridge, Peter  
> "Sleazy"
> Christopherson, Cosey Fanni Tutti and Chris Carter, did not cease  
> since
> discovering new musical territories, within these formations  
> impossible to
> circumvent of the landscape electronic and experimental which are  
> Psychic TV
> (the second group of P-Orridge), Coil (that Christopherson will  
> form in 1983
> with John Balance), Chris & Cosey and finally, since 2004, a TG  
> ressuscity.
>
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