Originally posted on The Vinyl Factory

The genesis of industrial music.

Back in 2011, Throbbing Gristle reactivated their Industrial Records and reissued five of albums as deluxe vinyl editions: The Second Annual Report, D.o.A: The Third & Final Report, Heathen Earth, 20 Jazz Funk Greats, and Throbbing Gristle’s Greatest Hits. Back by popular demand, those re-mastered albums are now being re-pressed again.

Industrial will also bring out another pressing of X-TG’s Desertshore/The Final Report, which was Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti’s 2012 tribute to their departed TG comrade Peter “Sleazy” Christopherson.

The records are out this week – check them out here.

Chris & Cosey reflected on the legacy of 20 Jazz Funk Greats for FACT after we named it the greatest album of the 1970s, while Genesis Breyer P-Orridge talked to us about radical art and pandrogyny.

Don’t know your Throbbing Gristle? Read The Vinyl Factory’s essential guide to one of the most politically and sonically antagonistic bands of all time.



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