Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages



8 articles


Coil: Scatology (K422)

Review by Biba Kopf, New Musical Express, 9 February 1985


Coil: The Soil And Spoil Tactics Of Coil

Interview by Biba Kopf, New Musical Express, 20 April 1985

WHEN YOU'RE up to your nose in shit, goes the Spaghetti wisdom, keep your mouth shut. ...

Coil: The Darker Side Of Sampling

Interview by Mark Dery, Keyboard, July 1987

LONG BEFORE the verb was coined, Coil keyboardist Peter Christopherson started sampling. ...

Coil: Love's Secret Domain (Torso)

Review by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, 25 May 1991

FROM THE provocative cover which displays a severed penis ejaculating capsules of Ecstasy to the way the title track wryly quotes Roy Orbison's 'In Dreams', ...

Coil: Musick To Play In The Dark Volume One (Chalice GRAALCD003 CD)

Review by Biba Kopf, Wire, The, August 1999

FOR THOSE nervous souls whose hearts skip a beat when things go bump in the night, bedding down in the dark with Coil music is ...

Coil: England's Dreaming

Profile and Interview by Ian Penman, Wire, The, April 2000

Now living by the sea, Coil tap the tidal flows and lunar tugs shaping England's occult history for their visionary nocturnal music. ...

Julian Cope's Cornucopea: South Bank Centre, London

Live Review by Edwin Pouncey, Wire, The, May 2000

BILLED AS "a festival of plenty" by its curator Julian Cope, the two nights spent in the company of his various label mates, old mates ...

This Mortal Coil: A Final Report on Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson

Retrospective by Mark Dery, Thought Catalog, 29 November 2010

Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson, who in the '80s pioneered the industrial aesthetic with the band Throbbing Gristle, died in his sleep at his home in Bangkok ...

see also Psychic TV

see also Throbbing Gristle


back to LIBRARY