[Grief] Nanavesh

David Bourgoin david_bourgoin at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Aug 9 15:23:56 PDT 2011


Was it not that he wore a US army shirt with the name David Brookes on it

--- On Tue, 9/8/11, Grant Regnaert <tripreset at hotmail.com> wrote:

> From: Grant Regnaert <tripreset at hotmail.com>
> Subject: [Grief]  Nanavesh
> To: "grief at hollyfeld.org " <grief at hollyfeld.org>
> Date: Tuesday, 9 August, 2011, 22:35
> 
> FUNNY, now that you mention it, I do seem to recall Gen
> introducing himself as David Brookes in an early gig. Not
> sure which one.. would have to go thru my TG 24 box. 
> 
> And yes... the cassette is in fact called 23 Drifts to
> Guestling, which I believe was initially released on
> February 23rd, 1983. 
> The cassette was the final and (I believe) the 4th release,
> as it had NANA 004 printed on it, as well as on the CD that
> was reissued about 2 or 3 yrs ago. 
> Its about an hour long and some stuff is from Gens
> answering machine. But the majority of it is various random
> stuff, ranging from tracks by Martin Denny, COUM
> Transmissions and Gen's Early Worm album (extracts), TG, to
> an early PTV demo of Stolen Kisses. 
> And some interviews- radio etc. 
> Though the majority of the album is made up from a bunch of
> random sound bites from Charles Manson to Sleazy, to Adi
> Newton to Gen, Monte Cazazza, etc. talking about various
> random and hilarious stuff. 
> Great piece of documented history to have. 
> However the main problem with the CD reissue is that the
> last few seconds of each track is cut off, so you miss the
> main point or punch line of all the sound clips, which is
> what the majority of the album is made up of! 
> So its pretty frustrating. BUT, luckily my friend
> transfered his cassette to CD a long time ago and made me a
> copy. So I just listen to that, as its not chopped off at
> the end of each track plus his transfer sounds a LOT better
> than the actual CD that came out a few yrs ago. 
> Even though the CD was sold thru major labels/shops like
> Soleilmoon, where I bought mine. I am pretty sure its a
> bootleg, thus the lack of remastering and care that went
> into rereleasing it on CD.
> Grant
> 
> 
> ---Original Message---
> From: "ellis britzius" <zontar_98115 at yahoo.com>
> Sent: 8/9/2011 1:16 pm
> To: grief at hollyfeld.org
> Subject: Re: [Grief] Nanavesh
> 
> Didn't Gen introduce himself as "David Brookes" during one
> of the earlier gigs? I'm sure it's in the 24 hours box
> somewhere.
> 
> And the casssette, I believe, was called "23 Drifts To
> Guestling", and was some stuff off Gen's answering machine,
> which made for fun listening.
> 
> --- On Tue, 8/9/11, david brookes <harmaline23 at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
> From: david brookes <harmaline23 at hotmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Grief] Nanavesh
> To: grief at hollyfeld.org
> Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2011, 12:23 PM
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Nanavesh was a sort of semi official fanzine run by Dave
> Farmer. The first issue came out early 1980 just before the
> 'Heathen Earth' LP came out. The second was all about
> Psychic TV and the last was a cassette. He was good friends
> with Gen and spent quite a bit of time with him the the late
> 70's, visiting Beck Road many times.
> Dave is also friend of mine so if there's anything else you
> need to know ask here and I'll email him. I'm not promising
> he'll answer as he's a private guy but you never know. 
> 
> From: markstevens2010 at O2.co.uk
> To: grief at hollyfeld.org
> Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2011 10:29:12 +0100
> Subject: [Grief] Nanavesh
> 
> 
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> Hi all, Just wondering whether any of you on here know
> much about Nanavesh.  Are there any good places to get the
> history of the fanzine? How many were there and what were
> the editions? Cheers Mark  
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