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Morning Roundup

Throbbing Gristle go on a Twitter rampage, Lee "Scratch" Perry talks dubstep (kinda), Eno preps a new album, and Nervous launch a trap label

By Ken Taylor
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When the former members of Throbbing Gristle get into a war with each other on Twitter, you know that the times, they are a-changin’. And that’s to say nothing of other music legends moving forward as well, with Brian Eno’s new Lux album on deck and NYC house pioneers Nervous setting up a trap imprint. So read on for more developments.

- Yep, former Throbbing Gristle members Genesis P-Orridge and Chris Carter have been sending some nasty 140-character barbs at one another over the supposed illegitimate release of a new record, conceived by TG members in 2006. Ahhh, remember when it was all hunky-dory good times for the pioneers of industrial music, as below? (full story)


- Classic NYC house label Nervous just launched its newest sub-label yesterday, Strapped, an imprint dedicated to the new sound of trap, with its first release coming from Kaw. (full story)

- So what does dub master Lee “Scratch” Perry (pictured above) think of dubstep? “Unclean talent will end up in hell, eating politician’s shit.” We’ll just leave it at that. (full story)

- Ever the experimenter, Brian Eno has a new forthcoming album for Warp entitled Lux, due November 13. (full story)

- Garage hybridist and Planet Mu mainstay FaltyDL tells a cautionary tale about bringing your passport to a gig. (full story)

- And to close it out today, a couple easy-breezy interviews with Heidi and Eats Everything, from the recent Zoo Project Festival in Kent, UK