NOTE! The Psychic TV box set has sold more quickly than expected and is temporarily out of stock. We expect additional copies some time in May, possibly sooner. Apologies on the delay!
"For the first time, all Themes albums by Psychic TV released together, in a sumptuous, embossed box set. The music itself was designed not only as a soundtrack but also for subsequent use by Initiates of The Temple Ov Psychick Youth in their rituals as Functional music intended only to aid in the process of making things happen. It is a practical tool.
Thee essential collection of rare, archive and modern PTV ritual/esoteric musick! Each CD is presented in its own matte laminate, spot-varnished mini-LP sleeve. The box also includes a 28-page booklet of rare photos and essays.
Themes was originally released in 1982 as a limited bonus LP with the first 5,000 copies of the legendary Psychic TV album Force The Hand Of Chance. Musicians: Stan Bingo, Peter Christopherson (Coil, Throbbing Gristle, Soisong), Genesis P-Orridge, and David Tibet (Current 93).
Themes 2 was originally released on LP in 1985 by Temple Records and subsequently reissued as an extended CD version by Cold Spring in 1997. Musicians: Genesis P-Orridge, Alex Fergusson, John Gosling (Zos Kia, Coil, Mekon). Themes 2 is presented here as a 2CD set, including the full vinyl version, plus the original Unclean 12" and its two B-side tracks that were recorded in the same sessions.
Themes 3 was originally released on LP in 1986 by Temple Records and is presented here for the first time on CD, completely remastered. Musicians: Genesis P-Orridge, John Gosling (Zos Kia, Coil, Mekon), Mark Sangerman, Monte Cazazza. Themes 3 is presented here as a 2 CD set, with an unheard version performed in Boston, U.S. by Genesis P-Orridge and John Gosling.
Themes 4 is a brand new Psychic TV album, recorded by the late partner of Genesis P-Orridge, Lady Jaye and Psychic TV. Compiled by Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Ryan Martin and Bryin Dall. Musicians: Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Larry Thrasher, Bryin Dall."-Cold Spring Records
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1-1. Part 1. Piano And Clarinet.
1-2. Part 2. 23 Tibetan Human Thigh Bones.
1-3. Part 3. Cowbell, Bicycle Wheels And Vibes.
1-4. Part 4. New Guinea Headhunters Pipe, Large And Small Drums
1-5. Part 5. Piano And String Machine.
1-6. Part 6. Recording Made At Jonestown, Guyana At The Time Of The Suicides.
1-7. African Initiation Drum And Animal Tusk Horn.
1-8. Part 8. Various Temple Bells, Gongs, Cymbals And Vibes.
2-1. Themes 2 Part One.
2-2. Themes 2 Part Two.
2-3. Themes Two Part Three.
2-6. Unclean Monks.
3-1. The Loops Of Mystical Union.
3-2. Elipse Of Flowers.
3-3. Mylar Bees (Parts 1 And 2).
3-4. Mylar Bees (Part 3).
3-5. Prayer For Derek.
3-6. Rites Of Reversal
5-1. A Previously Unheard Alternate Version Of The Set Of Themes 3.
6-1. I'm Making A Mirror.
6-2. I Like My Holidays (A Children's Story).
6-4. Mother Jack (A Children's Story).
6-5. Candy Factory.
6-6. I Love You, I Know.
6-7. This Is The Final War
7-1. Thee Degenerate.
7-2. She Touched Me.
7-4. Riot In Thee Eye Ov Sky.
7-5. Southern Comfort.
7-6. Roman P..
7-8. Ov Power.