[Grief] Gristleism new loop names

Metabolic mtabolic at ix.netcom.com
Wed Dec 9 09:04:15 PST 2009

> Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2009 00:09:05 -0200
> Subject: Re: [Grief] Gristleism new loop names
> From: sergio433 at gmail.com
> To: grief at hollyfeld.org
> I haven't got the gadget, nor really tend to, but in regard to the 
> "brian", it could be Brian Jones (of the Rolling Stones - though that's 
> more of a Psychic TV thing) or, more likely, the also late Brion Gysin, 
> beat poet, writer and man-about-town - for those interested, I suggested 
> the following, which is quite a very good read:
> Nothing Is True - Everything Is Permitted: The Life of Brion Gysin by John 
> Geiger Cheers, s., rio
> 2009/12/8 Angus Spottiswoode <swindonbakery at gmail.com>
> With regard to the names of the new loops on the Gristleism, two of them 
> are pretty quintessential TG-ish names: "R&D" and "Wimpy Bar". And one is 
> obvious given the sound of the loop: "Sex String Theory".
> But anyone know the story behind the name "Thank You Brian"? And it's 
> windy sound?
> Who is Brian, I wonder? And why are they thanking him?
> Just curious.
> _______________________________________________

"Thank you Brian. You give us raw material."

I'm guessing it is a reference to Brian Eno. Gen was a little bit upset 
about the way Eno treated him back in the early 70's. Details can be found 
in "Wreckers of Civilisation". 

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