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Throbbing Gristle Unleash GRISTLEISM Box
The Quietus , September 28th, 2009 08:22

Sonic warfare for the kitchen table

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The Quietus' favourite gender manipulating noisemongers Throbbing Gristle have announced that their next artefact will be a limited edition run of a machine called "GRISTLEISM", described by the group as "Bastard offspring of now-famous ambient loop player the Buddha Machine, GRISTLEISM is part Industrial sound machine,part noise instrument."

Each machine has "thirteen original and uncompromising loops, GRISTLEISM delivers a mix of signature TG experimental noise, industrial drone, and classic melodies and rhythms."

As well as a choice of red, black, or chrome repeated TG logo artwork, you'll get a badge and, of course, the business end: "a built-in speaker, volume control, pitch-shift control and loop selector switch. GRISTLEISM features more loops and almost twice the frequency range of the Buddha Machine. GRISTLEISM is powered by two AA batteries and is the world's first and only portable TG aural exciter!"

The Quietus has placed its order. Expect to hear results on our radio show soon.

Read: Our appraisal of Throbbing Gristle playing live at Heaven

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Rich M
Sep 28, 2009 7:12pm

This is going to be the greatest gadget ever.

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Jon Doran
Sep 29, 2009 9:46am

Ace. I'm in.

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Yarks Hopper
Sep 29, 2009 10:55am

Want one.

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