A lot of Skinny Puppy songs do it for me as well. It probably is the most approachable TG-album, but still pushes the envelope with tracks like 'Discipline', 'Persuasion' & 'What a Day'. Throbbing Gristle: 20 Jazz Funk Greats (reaction as a newbie to the genre) Ok, I mostly listen to hip-hop, but I’ve been trying new things during this lockdown. 20 Jazz Funk Greats Throbbing Gristle. The second half of the album is flawless IMO. Exotica 7. Snacking on not only the titular funk and jazz, the band also takes touristic zig zags through exotica, rock and disco", ultimately describing it as a "kitsch detour toward mutant disco". Give it a try! Suicide absolutely fits this bill for me. Hot On Heels of Love 8. Listen. 20 Jazz Funk Greats; More albums. Elsewhere, P-Orridge mines a lyrical seam of control and domination. Released at the tail end of the 1970s, Throbbing Gristle's third official full-length, 20 Jazz Funk Greats, found the pioneering industrial group making a grand leap toward accessibility.This move wasn't entirely unprecedented, as their 1978 single "United" was an uplifting slice of utopian synth pop, and eventually became one of the band's biggest-selling records. Song keys. "[3], In June 2019, Pitchfork named 20 Jazz Funk Greats as the best industrial album of all time.[4]. Track types. The best place to find new music on the web. 20 Jazz Funk Greats (Remastered) Throbbing Gristle. Press J to jump to the feed. Released at the tail end of the 1970s, Throbbing Gristle's third official full-length, 20 Jazz Funk Greats, found the pioneering industrial group making a grand leap toward accessibility.This move wasn't entirely unprecedented, as their 1978 single "United" was an uplifting slice of utopian synth pop, and eventually became one of the band's biggest-selling records. Buy. Full. Convincing People 6. I am a fan of industrial music. What else do you need? Filter. maybe that is more of your bag. Rated #167 in the best albums of 1979, and #6388 of all-time album.. Roland equipment used on the album included a SRE-555 Chorus Echo effects unit, SH-7 Synth, CSQ 100 music sequencer, CR-78 CompuRhythm drum machine, System-100M (M-191J) modular synthesizer rack and 100M M-181 electronic keyboard. Release Date December 1, 1979. Download our mobile app now. agreed. It's like they are so toxic and gross that you can't even buy it. IR0008; Vinyl LP). In 20 Jazz Funk Greats Drew Daniel (of the experimental band Matmos) creates through both his own insights and exclusive interviews with the band an exploded view of the album's multiple agendas: a series of close readings of each song, shot through with a sequence of thematic entries on key concepts, strategies, and contexts (noise, leisure, process, the abject, information, and repetition). The album was recorded on a 16-track borrowed from Paul McCartney after Peter Christopherson had worked on artwork for McCartney. Release Date December 1, 1979. so much of the industrial artists turned into hard industrial dance. [3][4], 20 Jazz Funk Greats is the band's first full studio album, as prior albums contained both live and studio recordings. He continued, "20 Jazz Funk Greats finds the band waking up from D.O.A's dark night of the soul and feeling curiously frisky. https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/throbbing-gristle/20-jazz-funk-greats Theres nothing to be scared of, just your brain, but i agree with what you're saying about it being hard to make a scary song as well. Genres. Released in December 1979 on Industrial (catalog no. 20 Jazz Funk Greats is the third studio album by British industrial music group Throbbing Gristle, released on December, 1979 by the band's label Industrial Records.It is known for its tongue-in-cheek title and artwork, and has been hailed as the band's best work, with UK magazine Fact naming it the best album of the 1970s. Buy. Buy. You don't get called the "wreckers of civilization" for nothing. The production is credited to "Sinclair/Brooks". At the peak of their career, Throbbing gristle 1979 record "20 Jazz Funk Greats" is a whirlwind of orthodox industrial beats and a nightmarish soundscape. I prefer the punk rock industrial stuff like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0730zA96Er8, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the LetsTalkMusic community. The second tier lists the likes of LCD Soundsystem, ... Reddit picks the best albums of the 2000s, shocking no one in the process "[11] In a retrospective review of Throbbing Gristle's discography for Uncut, Michael Bonner stated that "Musically, it turned away from the precipice; not exactly jazz and funk, but sublimating TG’s noise elements within electronic rhythms and proto-exotica. Featured peformers: Chris Carter (artwork, design), Cosey Fanni Tutti (artwork, design). Heathen Earth is my personal favorite. Whether or not you should continue.....only you can answer that. nah,2nd annual report is kind of a mess. Buy. It's an open crack into the unpronounceable dimensions into which tumble important streams of 20th century pop, art and underground culture, to seethe around each other, mingling, festering, sprouting new and unpredictable forms which in turn would ooze out to infest vast sections of what comes after. 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