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X-TG - Desertshore / The Final Report

Format: do-CD
Label & Cat.Number: Industrial Records IR2012CD
Release Year: 2012
Note: the "post-TG" trio (PETER CHRISTOPHERSON, CHRIS CARTER & COSEY FANNI TUTTI = 3/4 of TG) with two projects / albums [one is a 're-imagined coverversion' of NICO's cultalbum "Desertshore" from 1970], based on recordings made 2009 & 2010 in London & Bangkok before Peter's death, feat. various guest musicians like ANTONY, MARC ALCMOND & BLIXA BARGELD, etc.. CD-version with 12p booklet, postcard & bonus-track RELEASE DATE: 26.11.2012
Price (incl. 19% VAT): €19.00


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"Doppel-CD im Deluxe-Packaging, inklusive 12-seitiges Booklet, Postkarte und Bonus Track.

Industrial Records präsentiert zwei Alben in einem: "Desertshore" und "The Final Report", eine einzigartige Kollaboration zwischen CHRIS CARTER, PETER 'SLEAZY' CHRISTOPHERSON und COSEY FANNI TUTTI. Dies ist die Veröffentlichung von zwei Alben zur Feier zweier grandioser Projekte, die jedoch separat bleiben. Das ,Desertshore" Projekt ist eine Coverversion von NICOs bahnbrechendem 1970er Album, die Peter ,Sleazy" Christopherson als Idee zuerst 2006 kam. 2010 in Bangkok trieb er die Idee weiter, während Chris und Cosey in ihrem englischen Studio Material für seine Rückkehr vorbereiteten. Unerwartet starb Sleazy Ende 2010 im Schlaf, so dass es sich Chris und Cosey zur Aufgabe machten, das Werk zu vollenden. Mit enthusiastischem Support und Beiträgen von ANTONY, MARC ALMOND, BLIXA BARGELD, SASHA GREY und GASPAR NOÉ wurde das Projekt vollendet. In den 36 Jahren ihrer Freundschaft produzierten Chris Carter, Peter 'Sleazy' Christopherson und Cosey Fanni Tutti viele kollaborative Arbeiten voller Pioniergeist. Die Sessions des Trios waren immer äußert produktiv. Ideen führten zu vielen Stunden von Aufnahmen, Soundexperimenten, Forschungen über neue Performance Möglichkeiten, Visuals, den Bau neuer, innovativer Instrumente. ,The Final Report" wurde zusammengestellt aus ihren letzten gemeinsamen Sessions 2009/2010.


TRACKLISTING: 01. JANITOR OF LUNACY - VOCALS BY ANTONY 02. ABSCHIED - VOCALS BY BLIXA BARGELD 03. AFRAID - VOCALS BY SASHA GREY 04. THE FALCONER - VOCALS BY MARC ALMOND 05. ALL THAT IS MY OWN - VOCALS BY COSEY FANNI TUTTI 06. MUTTERLEIN - VOCALS BY BLIXA BARGELD 07. LE PETIT CHEVALIER - VOCALS BY GASPAR NOE' 08. MY ONLY CHILD - VOCALS BY COSEY FANNI TUTTI 09. DESERTSHORES DISC #2: 01. STASIS 02. E.H.S. 03. BREACH 04. UM DUM DOM 05. TROPE 06. WHAT HE SAID 07. IN ACCORD 08. GORDIAN KNOT 09. EMERGE TO SPACE JAZZ 10. THE END

Industrial Records is proud to announce the much anticipated TWO album release DESERTSHORE / THE FINAL REPORT, a unique collaboration by Chris Carter, Peter 'Sleazy' Christopherson and Cosey Fanni Tutti, available from 26th November 2012.

This is a two album release celebrating both the progress inherent in change and the fulfilment of two exceptional, yet separate projects. Desertshore The Desertshore project is a 're-imagined' cover version of Nico’s seminal 1970 album first conceived by the late Peter 'Sleazy' Christopherson in Berlin 2006. In 2010 at his home in Bangkok, he re-focussed his approach readying to record guest vocalists while Chris and Cosey prepared material in their UK studio for his return there in December. Sadly, Sleazy unexpectedly died in his sleep on the 25th November in Bangkok.

Chris and Cosey made a commitment to Sleazy to complete the Desertshore project picking up from where they left off just prior to his untimely passing. With enthusiastic support and contributions from so many who were close to Sleazy, especially the guest artistes whose work he admired; Antony, Marc Almond, Blixa Bargeld, Sasha Grey and Gaspar Noé, the project is now complete. "a quite remarkable set of songs, a repurposing of Nico's maudlin, scraping sorrow into the deep mindmassaging electronics that characterised later live work by Throbbing Gristle, X-TG and Carter Tutti, arguably even Coil's Ape Of Naples." Luke Turner for The Quietus as part of a review of a live remix preview performance of Desertshore at AV Festival 2012. The Final Report Throughout their 36 year friendship Chris Carter, Peter 'Sleazy' Christopherson and Cosey Fanni Tutti produced many pioneering and acclaimed collaborative works together.

These trio sessions were without exception always very productive; ideas that produced many hours of recordings, sound experiments, research in new performance possibilities, visuals, the ongoing design and building of new and innovative instruments; a constant restless exploration of new paths together. The Final Report album has been completed from their final 2009/2010 sessions together at Chris and Cosey's studio in Norfolk. This album stands as the final report; a celebration, a loving remembrance of their unique partnership. Industrial Records Ltd are proud to release these TWO extraordinary recordings.

Double CD - in bespoke CD packaging, 12 page booklet, postcard & bonus track." [label info]

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