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Options March 17, 2012: In Remembrance of Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson - Programmed by Andrew Lahman (part 1)


Introduced by Andrew Lahman, selecting music from Sleazy's hard drive.

Visiting my friend David Cabaret in the year 2000 I had my first glimpse at the next 12 years of my life.  Sprawled across his sewing table were plans and drawings for great fluffy costumes, the page headed with one word 'Coil'.  Excitement and confusion erupted inside me, who was 'Geff' and who was 'Sleazy'?  Names I was unfamiliar with when talking all things Coil.  As it panned out they were the fantastic costumes Coil used for their first proper gig at the Royal Festival Hall later that year and it was my first meeting with the mighty group Coil.  Pure bliss (and thank you David :-)

Geff (aka Jhonn Balance) and I soon became good friends right up to his untimely and devastating death in 2004.  Relaxing with raw Broccoli and a glass of wine after the funeral service, Sleazy looked me in the eye with such sadness and trust, thus began what was to become one of the best friendships I've had the honour to be a part of. 

Sleazy's music has always fascinated me from the time I first heard Horse Rotorvator back in New Zealand 1987, literally worlds away.  His techniques and production qualities have never ceased to amaze me.  If there is one thing I wish for more of, and that is to have been able to hear where the vocals for Threshold HouseBoys Choir would have gone…  now lost forever more.

I last saw Sleazy at his home in Thailand just before he flew to England to perform the now last ever show with TG and X-TG shows.  He was so busy constructing new and wild instruments for the show and was positively brimming over with eagerness at the future.  Who was to know what was about to happen…

Andrew Lahman - February 2012

Listen to this show:

Artist Track
Coil  The First Five Minutes After Death   Options
Budda Kids  Budda Kids   Options
Coil  Things Happen   Options
Djivan Gasparyan  I Will Not Be Sad In This World   Options
Coil  Children Of The Black Sun Live in Fano, Italy   Options
SoiSong  Jam Talay Say   Options
Threshold Houseboys Choir  Cap Rot Taxi   Options
Unknown  Track 05 - Issan   Options
Throbbing Gristle  Image Five: Satan   Options
Peter Christopherson  Sleazy Talks About T.G.   Options
Coil  A Warning From The Sun (from Fritz)   Options
Sidsel Endresen And Bugger Wessel…  Psalm   Options
The Velvet Underground  Pale Blue Eyes   Options
Coil  Boy In A Suitcase (demo)   Options
Partch  Two Studies on Ancient Greek Scales. Study on Olympos' Pentatonic   Options
Part/Kronos Quartet  Archytas Enharmonic   Options
Mount Vernon Arts Lab  Hobgoblins (Coil Remix)   Options
Kelis  Milkshake   Options

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