Friday, 21 February 2014

Throbbing Gristle ‎– "The First Annual Report Of Throbbing Gristle" (unofficial bootleg) 1975

The first proper TG style recordings by COUM Transmissions from 1975!?
How groundbreakingly out there where these fellows in 1975? This is still too much for people from 2014,although some bits do occasionally crop up in chart hits; but definitely still no "We Hate You Little Girls" in the charts.....yet!
From the sleeve: This is not another live T.G. album. It is all studio recordings from the year 1975. It is the Bona Fide first L.P. All tracks previously unreleased.


Very Friendly 18:13
Dead Bait 3:23
10 Pence 5:10
Whorle Of Sound 4:55
Final Muzak 5:29
Scars Of E 6:23

DOWNLOAD the first annual report of 1975 HERE!


Exeter said...

Thanks for sharing to those,"out of the loop", and to those who just want this fabulous LP on their computer!

Jonny Zchivago said...

I dunno whether I like being thought of as "In the Loop", I suppose it depends which "loop" you're in i suppose.

Anonymous said...

Hi there,

Thanks so much for all the Industrial Records stuff. These are absolute gems, and very hard to come by.

Just wanted to let you know that the links are all dead, as the service appears to have been taken offline. Any chance for a re-upload?

Jonny Zchivago said...

Yes, all ubuntu links will be re-upped.I'll do this one today for you.
JZ said...

Im 8 years late, but these are actually finalized mixes of the studio side of Best Of Volume II (Missing Slug Bait). Everything on here was recorded in 1976, Scars of E could be 1975 though since its on the Best of Vol I tape which was confirmed official a few years ago

Eightcoins said...

8 years late but: This was actually recorded 1976. Its the studio side of Best of Vol II with final mixing. Scars of E may be 75 though with it being on Best of Vol I (confirmed official a few years ago)

Lawrence Burton said...

FWIW I recall getting a textbook out of the local library approx. 83/84 which purported to be an alphabetical listing of every rock album released up to that point, and First Annual Report was in there (which struck me as fishy at the time). Don't remember the title or author(s?) but I still have a photocopy I made of the page.

Thanks for this share anyway, v. much enjoying this one.

Jonny Zchivago said...

Hey Lozza, would be interesting to see if evidence of the Door and the Window album 'Dtailed Twang' existed from the same Tome?...Androids Of Mu? It would suggest that TG had more than 1 toe in the mainstream perhaps?...don't forget Elton John sent his driver out to buy a copy of 2nd Annual Report.

Exeter said...

Yes, of course.

Exeter said...

I had no idea. I don’t follow Elton.