Archiv für November 2010

Peter 'Sleazy' Christopherson dies at 55

November 25, 2010 - cgb

Peter 'Sleazy' Christopherson, (27 February 1955 – 24 November 2010), founding member of the seminal outfit Throbbing Gristle died in his sleep at his home in Bangkok.

Needless to point out his contribution to the truly pioneering TG and other groups like Coil and Psychic TV. It may be little known that he was one of the three partners of the album cover design group Hipgnosis, which was responsible for many notable album covers of the 1970s.

Sleazy (centre) with Throbbing Gristle, at SO 36 Club, Germany 1980

with John Balance [Coil], 1984

dee-jaying in 2000

Two of the most famous Hipgnosis covers for Pink Floyd:

The last months also saw the untimely deaths of Gregory Isaacs and Sugar Minott, both mainly known as outstanding singers, but being just as important as producers, sound system operators and for their grassroots social function.

Wax Treatment meets Version!

November 17, 2010 - cgb

On a special Friday night these two renowned promoters hook up for an event that no one should miss.

The party will be headlined by Mala of Digital Mystikz, supported by Version DJs Orson and Hops. Serious Reggae tunes will be played by Mark Ernestus of Wax Treatment, with Tikiman hyping it all up on the mic.

Sound Reinforcement by the mighty KILLASAN sound system!

Nice caribbean food available from Cris' Roadside Cuisine!

Friday, November 19th

Starts at 11 PM

Horst Krzbrg, Tempelhofer Ufer 1

Please be advised that the next Wax Treatment is on December, 19th, due to X-mas holidays.