[Grief] Nanavesh

s. borges sergio433 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 9 18:32:19 PDT 2011


Yep. That's it.

There's a snapshot of TG, around the late 70s, at the Berlin Wall with GPO
wearing a military-style jacket with "Brooks" (no "e") stitched on to it.

cheers, s.

2011/8/9 David Bourgoin <david_bourgoin at yahoo.co.uk>

> 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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