[Grief] Re: Totemic gifts

Stephen Robinson heiferboy at robinsonworld.freeserve.co.uk
Wed May 23 22:03:08 PDT 2007


Are they not on each for the members of TG? In which case which is which?
Gen Bone? Sleazy Rubber? Dunno. but re: the 23 Karet gold one, if you have
to pay for it, it's not a gift is it?

> I was one of those wierdos who got the initial set of all 4 Totemic
> Gifts. When they arrived the CD case were fairly smashed up, but
> luckily the CDs and the Totems themselves were all in good condition. I
> took each one of the Totems out and examined them. One thing I noticed
> was that the red paint on the Wood one started to flake off in my hand,
> which I took to be an encouraging sign of it's "handmade-ness". I think
> my favourite Totem of the inital four is the Bone - I just think it
> looks the coolest.
>
> I agree that with the addition of TWO new Totemic Gifts, it's all got a
> bit out of hand! But when has anything to do with TG recently been 
> straightforward? I think we've come to expect suprises - both nice and 
> strange.
>
> Apart from the very TG-like fetishistic quality of them, does anybody
> have any theories as to what the Totemic Gifts represent? Are they
> supposed to have any spiritual or occult significance? It's intruiging
> to me that the Gifts, and the mountain on the cover of the album are
> all very nature-based, and not very urban, or "industrial"! My own
> feeling is that they represent somewhat of a gravitation on TG's part
> towards themes of nature and the earth. Does anybody else have any
> theories?
>
> A
>
>
> "You must remember to chase and catch your dreams... because if you
> don't your imagination will end up in empty spaces"
>
> Gary Busey.
>
>
>
>
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>     1. Re: Totemic Gifts (Freek Rupert_hotmail)
>     2. Re: Re: Totemic Gifts (David Law)
>     3. Re: Re: Totemic Gifts (ellis britzius)
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> Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 19:31:34 +0000
> From: Freek Rupert_hotmail <aazhyd13 at hotmail.com>
> Subject: [Grief] Re: Totemic Gifts
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> Hi,
>
>> this Totemic Gift bullshit goes mad !
>>
>> http://www.throbbing-gristle.com/tg/tg.html
>
> I got the first one. Is that rubber or wood?
>
> :Aazhyd
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> Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 22:54:00 +0100
> From: David Law <hex at blueyonder.co.uk>
> Subject: Re: [Grief] Re: Totemic Gifts
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> Hi
>
> It be the rubber one! (mine seems to be dissolving into dust!)
>
> DIL23
> :)
>
> On Tuesday 22 May 2007 20:31:34 Freek Rupert_hotmail wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> > this Totemic Gift bullshit goes mad !
>> >
>> > http://www.throbbing-gristle.com/tg/tg.html
>>
>> I got the first one. Is that rubber or wood?
>>
>> :Aazhyd
>>
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> Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 15:26:38 -0700 (PDT)
> From: ellis britzius <zontar_98115 at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [Grief] Re: Totemic Gifts
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> Wow!
>
> I have the first AND the second one!
> zontar_98115
>
>
> --- David Law <hex at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
>
>> Hi
>>
>> It be the rubber one! (mine seems to be dissolving
>> into dust!)
>>
>> DIL23
>> :)
>>
>> On Tuesday 22 May 2007 20:31:34 Freek Rupert_hotmail
>> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > > this Totemic Gift bullshit goes mad !
>> > >
>> > > http://www.throbbing-gristle.com/tg/tg.html
>> >
>> > I got the first one. Is that rubber or wood?
>> >
>> > :Aazhyd
>> >
>> >
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