This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.Learn more


COUM Transmissions


Label: Dais Records

Format: Vinyl LP

Genre: Experimental

Out of stock

Made in 1974 by P.Orridge in COUM’s Hull commune/headquarters, The Ho Ho Funhouse, it’s comprised of scratchy recordings of the young actionist improvising on piano and messing around on reel-to-reel with years of accumulated field recordings and homework dictations (This recording consists of Genesis's candid kitchen recordings of solo broken piano improvisations accompanied by P-Orridge's own reel to reel experiments using old tape dating back to 1965, from which a young Neil Megson made countless field recordings and homework dictations). It’s no easy listen, but, as Dais say, it’s “playful, chaotic, imaginative, and historic.”

COUM was the P-Orridge-founded art collective that he founded while at Hull University in the late 1960s; the group would later take London by storm, causing national uproar with their Prostitution show at the ICA, before morphing into Throbbing Gristle.
Cat. number: DAIS 023
Year: 2011
LTD 1000

Related products

Land of Waves (2LP)
2LP | €24.90
Star Trap (LP)
LP | €19.90
Undercurrent (LP)
LP | €22.90
Toho Sara (2LP)
2LP | €30.00
Albergo Intergalattico Spaziale (LP + 7")
LP + bonus 7" + 3 inserts + poster | €23.90
Harbors (LP)
LP | €26.90
Acoustic Shadows (LP)
LP | €23.90
Im Lungau (LP)
LP | €19.90
Superstition (LP)
LP | €26.90
Om Shanti Shanti Om (LP)
LP | €19.90
Cantus, Descant (2LP)
2LP | €25.90
Om Shanti Shanti Om
CD | €14.00
Comet Meta (Lp)
LP | €21.00
Music For Denali (LP)
LP | €21.90
CD | €13.50
Five Wooden Frames
CD | €14.90
Linea Mundi (LP)
LP | €20.90