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4th Jun '17 10:31:51 PM InTheGallbladder
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* CreepyMonotone: Jhonn had a knack for expressive vocals, but that doesn't mean he forgot how to go flat (and still convey any one of several moods behind such).
11th Jan '17 7:31:54 PM MarkLungo
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From former Psychic TV member Geoff Rushton, aka Jhonn (spelling varies) Balance and its founder Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson (also a former member of Music/ThrobbingGristle) came the [[AvantGardeMusic experimental]] band Coil. Formed in 1982, and disbanded in 2004, following Rushton's untimely death. Masters of the {{industrial}} genre, Coil went on to define (and re-define) several aspects of the genre over their career. Christopherson was involved in creating one of the first samplers, which ended up being used extensively on their 1991 album ''Love's Secret Domain.'' Coil came to mainstream prominence through their remixes of Music/NineInchNails songs in the mid-'90s. Their debut single "How to Destroy Angels" later became the title of NIN frontman Trent Reznor's second band (which Christopherson approved the use of.) Coil's influence is felt across the world of electronic and experimental music, from Music/{{Autechre}} to Music/SonicYouth.

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From former Psychic TV member Geoff Rushton, aka Jhonn (spelling varies) Balance and its founder Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson (also a former member of Music/ThrobbingGristle) Music/ThrobbingGristle and the art studio Creator/{{Hipgnosis}}) came the [[AvantGardeMusic experimental]] band Coil. Formed in 1982, and disbanded in 2004, following Rushton's untimely death. Masters of the {{industrial}} genre, Coil went on to define (and re-define) several aspects of the genre over their career. Christopherson was involved in creating one of the first samplers, which ended up being used extensively on their 1991 album ''Love's Secret Domain.'' Coil came to mainstream prominence through their remixes of Music/NineInchNails songs in the mid-'90s. Their debut single "How to Destroy Angels" later became the title of NIN frontman Trent Reznor's [[Music/HowToDestroyAngels second band band]] (which Christopherson approved the use of.) Coil's influence is felt across the world of electronic and experimental music, from Music/{{Autechre}} to Music/SonicYouth.
27th Dec '16 3:35:31 AM SinNanna
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* LongTitle: Many examples, including "Red Birds Will Fly Out of the East and Destroy Paris in a Night", taken from a prophecy by Nostradamus, and all the songs on ''Time Machines'', which are the ''full chemical names'' for the substances the listener is supposed to trip on while listening to the album.
27th Dec '16 3:31:03 AM SinNanna
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* AstralProjection / MentalTimeTravel: The goal of the ''Time Machines'' album was to create music that, when listened to while tripping on the drugs each song is named for, would induce this.



* DroneOfDread: Much of their material could qualify, but ''Time Machines'' and ''Musick to Play in the Dark'' stand out as being particularly unsettling.



* EverythingIsAnInstrument: To the point that ''Coil'' formed a group called [=ELpH=] that consisted entirely of all the accidental sounds their equipment made.

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* EverythingIsAnInstrument: To the point that ''Coil'' Coil formed a group called [=ELpH=] that consisted entirely of all the accidental sounds their equipment made.



* RitualMagic: ''Coil'' were practicers. Their first single "How to Destroy Angels" came with the subtitle: "Ritual music for the accumulation of male sexual energy." Live performances incorporated wands and scrying mirrors, amongst other objects.

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* RitualMagic: ''Coil'' Coil were practicers. Their first single "How to Destroy Angels" came with the subtitle: "Ritual music for the accumulation of male sexual energy." Live performances incorporated wands and scrying mirrors, amongst other objects.
27th Dec '16 3:26:44 AM SinNanna
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From former ''Psychic TV'' member Geoff Rushton, aka Jhonn (spelling varies) Balance and its founder Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson (also a former member of Music/ThrobbingGristle) came the [[AvantGardeMusic experimental]] band ''Coil.'' Formed in 1982, and disbanded in 2004, following Rushton's untimely death. Masters of the {{industrial}} genre, ''Coil'' went on to define (and re-define) several aspects of the genre over their career. Christopherson was involved in creating one of the first samplers, which ended up being used extensively on their 1991 album ''Love's Secret Domain.'' ''Coil'' came to mainstream prominence through their remixes of Music/NineInchNails songs in the mid-'90s. Their debut single "How to Destroy Angels" later became the title of NIN frontman Trent Reznor's second band (which Christopherson approved the use of.) Coil's influence is felt across the world of electronic and experimental music, from Music/{{Autechre}} to Music/SonicYouth.

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From former ''Psychic TV'' Psychic TV member Geoff Rushton, aka Jhonn (spelling varies) Balance and its founder Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson (also a former member of Music/ThrobbingGristle) came the [[AvantGardeMusic experimental]] band ''Coil.'' Coil. Formed in 1982, and disbanded in 2004, following Rushton's untimely death. Masters of the {{industrial}} genre, ''Coil'' Coil went on to define (and re-define) several aspects of the genre over their career. Christopherson was involved in creating one of the first samplers, which ended up being used extensively on their 1991 album ''Love's Secret Domain.'' ''Coil'' Coil came to mainstream prominence through their remixes of Music/NineInchNails songs in the mid-'90s. Their debut single "How to Destroy Angels" later became the title of NIN frontman Trent Reznor's second band (which Christopherson approved the use of.) Coil's influence is felt across the world of electronic and experimental music, from Music/{{Autechre}} to Music/SonicYouth.



* ArtisticStimulation: ''Coil'' regularly experimented with drugs and created music inspired by (and under the influence of) their effects:

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* ArtisticStimulation: ''Coil'' Coil regularly experimented with drugs and created music inspired by (and under the influence of) their effects:



* TheCoverChangesTheMeaning: ''Coil'''s cover of "Tainted Love" made it an HIV / AIDS anthem.

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* TheCoverChangesTheMeaning: ''Coil'''s Coil's cover of "Tainted Love" made it an HIV / AIDS anthem.



* LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition: While ''Coil'' had released limited edition pressings in the past, this practice really took off in the late '90s. The limited editions could contain one-off paintings, art objects, and artifacts or, in the case of ''Musick to Play in the Dark 2,'' plain white vinyl sleeves ''smeared with John's blood.''

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* LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition: While ''Coil'' Coil had released limited edition pressings in the past, this practice really took off in the late '90s. The limited editions could contain one-off paintings, art objects, and artifacts or, in the case of ''Musick to Play in the Dark 2,'' plain white vinyl sleeves ''smeared with John's blood.''



** For a reasonably good summary of ''Coil'''s career, check out the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-yQIo_t9CI original version of "Teenage Lightning"]] from 1991's ''Love's Secret Domain,'' then the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jbzrAocDnE 10th Birthday Version]] from 2004's ''Black Antlers.''

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** For a reasonably good summary of ''Coil'''s Coil's career, check out the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-yQIo_t9CI original version of "Teenage Lightning"]] from 1991's ''Love's Secret Domain,'' then the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jbzrAocDnE 10th Birthday Version]] from 2004's ''Black Antlers.''
27th Jul '16 10:47:01 PM gewunomox
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From former ''Psychic TV'' member Geoff Rushton, aka Jhonn (spelling varies) Balance and its founder Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson (also a former member of Music/ThrobbingGristle) came the [[AvantGardeMusic experimental]] band ''Coil.'' Formed in 1982, and disbanded in 2004, following Rushton's untimely death. Masters of the {{industrial}} genre, ''Coil'' went on to define (and re-define) several aspects of the genre over their career. Christopherson was involved in creating one of the first samplers, which ended up being used extensively on their 1991 album ''Love's Secret Domain.'' ''Coil'' came to mainstream prominence through their remixes of Music/NineInchNails songs in the mid-90s. Their debut single "How to Destroy Angels" later became the title of NIN frontman Trent Reznor's second band (which Christopherson approved the use of.) Coil's influence is felt across the world of electronic and experimental music, from Music/{{Autechre}} to Music/SonicYouth.

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From former ''Psychic TV'' member Geoff Rushton, aka Jhonn (spelling varies) Balance and its founder Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson (also a former member of Music/ThrobbingGristle) came the [[AvantGardeMusic experimental]] band ''Coil.'' Formed in 1982, and disbanded in 2004, following Rushton's untimely death. Masters of the {{industrial}} genre, ''Coil'' went on to define (and re-define) several aspects of the genre over their career. Christopherson was involved in creating one of the first samplers, which ended up being used extensively on their 1991 album ''Love's Secret Domain.'' ''Coil'' came to mainstream prominence through their remixes of Music/NineInchNails songs in the mid-90s.mid-'90s. Their debut single "How to Destroy Angels" later became the title of NIN frontman Trent Reznor's second band (which Christopherson approved the use of.) Coil's influence is felt across the world of electronic and experimental music, from Music/{{Autechre}} to Music/SonicYouth.



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5th May '16 2:59:32 PM aye_amber
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From former ''Psychic TV'' member Geoff Rushton, aka Jhonn (spelling varies) Balance and its founder Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson (also a former member of Music/ThrobbingGristle) came the [[AvantGardeMusic experimental]] band ''Coil.'' Formed in 1982, and disbanded in 2004, following Rushton's untimely death. Masters of the {{industrial}} genre, ''Coil'' went on to define (and re-define) several aspects of the genre over their career. Christopherson was involved in creating one of the first samplers, which ended up being used extensively on their 1991 album ''Love's Secret Domain.'' ''Coil'' came to mainstream prominence through their remixes of Music/NineInchNails songs in the mid-90s. Their debut single "How to Destroy Angels" later became the title of NIN frontman Trent Reznor's second band (which Christopherson approved the use of.) Coil's influence is felt across the world of electronic and experimental music, from {{Autechre}} to SonicYouth.

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From former ''Psychic TV'' member Geoff Rushton, aka Jhonn (spelling varies) Balance and its founder Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson (also a former member of Music/ThrobbingGristle) came the [[AvantGardeMusic experimental]] band ''Coil.'' Formed in 1982, and disbanded in 2004, following Rushton's untimely death. Masters of the {{industrial}} genre, ''Coil'' went on to define (and re-define) several aspects of the genre over their career. Christopherson was involved in creating one of the first samplers, which ended up being used extensively on their 1991 album ''Love's Secret Domain.'' ''Coil'' came to mainstream prominence through their remixes of Music/NineInchNails songs in the mid-90s. Their debut single "How to Destroy Angels" later became the title of NIN frontman Trent Reznor's second band (which Christopherson approved the use of.) Coil's influence is felt across the world of electronic and experimental music, from {{Autechre}} Music/{{Autechre}} to SonicYouth.
Music/SonicYouth.
4th Apr '16 10:20:33 AM aye_amber
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From former Psychic TV member Geoff Rushton, aka Jhonn (spelling varies) Balance and its founder Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson (also a former member of Music/ThrobbingGristle) came the experimental band Coil. Formed in 1982, and disbanded in 2004, following Rushton's untimely death. Masters of the industrial genre, Coil went on to define (and re-define) several aspects of the genre over their career. Christopherson was involved in creating one of the first samplers, which ended up being used extensively on their 1991 album ''Love's Secret Domain''. Coil came to mainstream prominence through their remixes of NineInchNails songs in the mid-90s. Their debut single "How to Destroy Angels" later became the title of NIN frontman Trent Reznor's second band (which Christopherson approved the use of.) Coil's influence is felt across the world of electronic and experimental music, from {{Autechre}} to SonicYouth.

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From former Psychic TV ''Psychic TV'' member Geoff Rushton, aka Jhonn (spelling varies) Balance and its founder Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson (also a former member of Music/ThrobbingGristle) came the experimental [[AvantGardeMusic experimental]] band Coil. ''Coil.'' Formed in 1982, and disbanded in 2004, following Rushton's untimely death. Masters of the industrial {{industrial}} genre, Coil ''Coil'' went on to define (and re-define) several aspects of the genre over their career. Christopherson was involved in creating one of the first samplers, which ended up being used extensively on their 1991 album ''Love's Secret Domain''. Coil Domain.'' ''Coil'' came to mainstream prominence through their remixes of NineInchNails Music/NineInchNails songs in the mid-90s. Their debut single "How to Destroy Angels" later became the title of NIN frontman Trent Reznor's second band (which Christopherson approved the use of.) Coil's influence is felt across the world of electronic and experimental music, from {{Autechre}} to SonicYouth.



* RitualMagic: ''Coil'' were practicers. Their first single "How to Destroy Angels" came with the subtitle "Ritual music for the accumulation of male sexual energy." Live performances incorporated wands and scrying mirrors, amongst other objects.

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* RitualMagic: ''Coil'' were practicers. Their first single "How to Destroy Angels" came with the subtitle subtitle: "Ritual music for the accumulation of male sexual energy." Live performances incorporated wands and scrying mirrors, amongst other objects.
4th Apr '16 10:15:48 AM aye_amber
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* ArtisticStimulation: Coil regularly experimented with drugs and created music inspired by (and under the influence of) their effects:

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* ArtisticStimulation: Coil ''Coil'' regularly experimented with drugs and created music inspired by (and under the influence of) their effects:



** Their drone music album ''Time Machines'' contained four pieces designed to "induce time travel" with each of the four drugs they were based on: Telepathine, DOET/Hecate, [=5-MeO-DMT=] and Psylocybin. The band claimed they vigorously tested each track for maximum potency.

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** Their drone music album ''Time Machines'' contained four pieces designed to "induce time travel" with each of the four drugs they were based on: Telepathine, DOET/Hecate, [=5-MeO-DMT=] DOET / Hecate, [=5-MeO-DMT=], and Psylocybin. The band claimed they vigorously tested each track for maximum potency.



* TheCoverChangesTheMeaning: Coil's cover of "Tainted Love" made it an HIV/AIDS anthem.
* DrunkenSong: "Heartworms". "There's too much blood in my alcohol..."
* EverythingIsAnInstrument: To the point that Coil formed a group called [=ELpH=] that consisted entirely of all the accidental sounds their equipment made.
* FunWithAcronyms: ''Love's Secret Domain'' and the remix of "The Snow" called "Answers Come In Dreams".

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* TheCoverChangesTheMeaning: Coil's ''Coil'''s cover of "Tainted Love" made it an HIV/AIDS anthem.
HIV / AIDS anthem.
* DrunkenSong: "Heartworms". "Heartworms:"
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"There's too much blood in my alcohol..."
* EverythingIsAnInstrument: To the point that Coil ''Coil'' formed a group called [=ELpH=] that consisted entirely of all the accidental sounds their equipment made.
* FunWithAcronyms: ''Love's Secret Domain'' and the remix of "The Snow" called "Answers Come In Dreams".in Dreams."



* LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition: While Coil had released limited edition pressings in the past, this practice really took off in the late 90s. The limited editions could contain one-off paintings, art objects and artifacts or, in the case of ''Musick to Play in the Dark 2'', plain white vinyl sleeves ''smeared with John's blood''.

to:

* LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition: While Coil ''Coil'' had released limited edition pressings in the past, this practice really took off in the late 90s. '90s. The limited editions could contain one-off paintings, art objects objects, and artifacts or, in the case of ''Musick to Play in the Dark 2'', 2,'' plain white vinyl sleeves ''smeared with John's blood''.blood.''



* PopStarComposer: Creator/CliveBarker originally wanted them to compose the music for ''Film/{{Hellraiser}}''. They obliged, but their score was rejected.

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* PopStarComposer: Creator/CliveBarker originally wanted them to compose the music for ''Film/{{Hellraiser}}''. ''Film/{{Hellraiser}}.'' They obliged, but their score was rejected. rejected.



* RearrangeTheSong: Many early songs were entirely reworked for later live performances, as showcased on their four live albums released in 2003.
** An entire album's worth of material was recorded in the early 90s under the title of ''Backwards''. The album was originally going to be released on NineInchNails' record label Nothing, but was ultimately shelved for a decade. Re-recorded and reworked versions appeared on ''The Ape of Naples'', and then later as a fully developed standalone release titled ''The New Backwards''. Seven years later, the original material saw release, courtesy of a surviving member of personnel.
** For a reasonably good summary of Coil's career, check out the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-yQIo_t9CI original version of "Teenage Lightning"]] from 1991's ''Love's Secret Domain'', then the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jbzrAocDnE 10th Birthday Version]] from 2004's ''Black Antlers''.
* RitualMagic: Coil were practicers. Their first single "How to Destroy Angels" came with the subtitle "Ritual music for the accumulation of male sexual energy." Live performances incorporated wands and scrying mirrors, amongst other objects.
* WeAllDieSomeday: Human Mortality is a recurring theme in their works, such as "Amethyst Deceivers."
-->Pay your respect to the vultures\\

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* RearrangeTheSong: Many early songs were entirely reworked re-worked for later live performances, as showcased on their four live albums released in 2003.
** An entire album's worth of material was recorded in the early 90s '90s under the title of ''Backwards''. ''Backwards.'' The album was originally going to be released on NineInchNails' Music/NineInchNails' record label Nothing, ''Nothing,'' but was ultimately shelved for a decade. Re-recorded and reworked re-worked versions appeared on ''The Ape of Naples'', Naples,'' and then later as a fully developed standalone stand alone release titled ''The New Backwards''. Backwards.'' Seven years later, the original material saw release, courtesy of a surviving member of personnel.
** For a reasonably good summary of Coil's ''Coil'''s career, check out the [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-yQIo_t9CI original version of "Teenage Lightning"]] from 1991's ''Love's Secret Domain'', Domain,'' then the [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jbzrAocDnE 10th Birthday Version]] from 2004's ''Black Antlers''.
Antlers.''
* RitualMagic: Coil ''Coil'' were practicers. Their first single "How to Destroy Angels" came with the subtitle "Ritual music for the accumulation of male sexual energy." Live performances incorporated wands and scrying mirrors, amongst other objects.
* WeAllDieSomeday: Human Mortality is a recurring theme in their works, such as "Amethyst Deceivers."
-->Pay
Deceivers:"
--> Pay
your respect to the vultures\\



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7th Mar '16 5:05:21 PM aye_amber
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* ReArrangeTheSong: Many early songs were entirely reworked for later live performances, as showcased on their four live albums released in 2003.

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* ReArrangeTheSong: RearrangeTheSong: Many early songs were entirely reworked for later live performances, as showcased on their four live albums released in 2003.
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