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Mute announces physical and digital Throbbing Gristle reissues

The label is “pleased and proud to announce the re-ignition of its worldwide partnership” with TG, making the group's music available to stream for the first time

Mute has announced it will be working with Throbbing Gristle on both the digital and physical reissues of their back catalogue. The initial phase will make the group's music available to stream for the first time via Spotify.

Over the course of the next three years the label also plans to make the group's catalogue available both physically and digitally. In addition, they'll be reissuing currently out of print works and new box sets of previously unreleased material are also expected.

In other TG-related news, Chris Carter is set to release his first solo album in 18 years this autumn, Cosey Fanni Tutti has just published her autobiography Art Sex Music through Faber (reviewed by Frances Morgan in The Wire 399) and Genesis Breyer P-Orridge will reinterpret the soundtrack to Derek Jarman’s In The Shadow Of The Sun (originally performed by TG) at Café Oto this May.