[Grief] Nothing short of a total twitter war

Stephen Robinson heiferboy at robinsonworld.freeserve.co.uk
Sun Sep 23 08:29:11 PDT 2012


Wasn't Gen at the recording? Wasn't it a Throbbing Gristle project  
when they recording it?

It's all rather embarrassing init?


On 23 Sep 2012, at 16:14, Fredrik Oestroem wrote:

> I can surely see why Genesis is pissed of. Not only do they  
> advertise the album as a “Final Report” on the official T.G. site,  
> but it is also beeing released on Industrial Records. The label is  
> so associated with Throbbing Gristle that most people can’t separete  
> one from the other. The use of the term “Report” is also heavily  
> associated with T.G. releases, both official and unofficial.
> Besides, Industrial Records was originally managed by Peter  
> Christopherson and Genesis P-Orridge a.k.a. Brooks/Sinclair.
> Peter is no longer with us (R.I.P.) and Genesis is totally cut off.  
> Seems like C&C is in total control and are using the “brand” T.G.  
> and Industrial for their own benefits.
>
> -Fredrik
> From: david brookes
> Sent: Sunday, September 23, 2012 3:19 PM
> To: grief at hollyfeld.org
> Subject: [Grief] Nothing short of a total twitter war
>
> I see Gen and Chris are at loggerheads on Twitter regarding  
> Desertshore, with Gen asking TG fans to boycott Desertshore. Chris's  
> explanation is that it is no longer an official TG album but a  
> collaboration between Chris, Cosey and Sleazy et al. I guess when  
> Gen left the tour they decided to scrap all of his vocals and use  
> guest artists instead.
> Waiting for this release for the last few years I have ALWAYS been  
> under the impression that it was the final TG record, it has always  
> been advertised as such by C+C. I have to say I'm with Gen on this,  
> if it's not the four of them it's NOT TG and should never have been  
> advertised that is was.
> I  for one will not be buying a copy. The post 1981, post analogue  
> TG sound, mainly Chris's all new digital gear sounds too sterile and  
> clean to me.
> It really is a sad end to the whole TG saga
>
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