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Daring Is Important: Gudrun Gut's Favourite Albums
Jeremy Allen , September 11th, 2019 08:52

Leading light of the Berlin underground Gudrun Gut guides Jeremy Allen through 13 favourite records - she wanted them all to be Neu! but as there weren't enough, there's the Bad Seeds, Throbbing Gristle, Lana Del Rey and much more. Gudrun Gut portrait by Mv Kummer

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Throbbing Gristle - 20 Jazz Funk Greats
I remember very clearly being at the flea market in Berlin, and our record dealer had a carry case record collection selling mostly singles. I remember buying Throbbing Gristle and The Normal actually, both singles. And I thought, 'oh wow, this is cool, this is the way music should be!' I was vastly bored with punk rock’s development, with the Sex Pistols blaming EMI for everything - I thought, "you're signed to a fucking major, what do you expect?" That was not really going anywhere. So Throbbing Gristle was a really important influence in the 80s for me. I went to see a lot of concerts. I had to pick just one album, so perhaps the best one, and the easiest to digest too, is 20 Jazz Funk Greats


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