THE GIST - Embrace The Herd - LP - IF23
Autores: The Gist, Philip Moxham, Stuart Moxham, Dave Dearnaley, Wendy Smith, Alison Statton, Viv Goldman, Lewis Mottram, Debbie Pritchard, Nixon, Jake Bowie, Phil Legg, Epic Soundtracks
Editor: 1972 Records (2013)
Géneros: Rock, New Wave, Post-Punk, Indie Pop, Minimal Synth
hough lesser-known than Young Marble Giants' output, the sole LP from Stuart Moxham's The Gist is an essential entry in the great canon of English post-punk. As the principle composer in Young Marble Giants, Moxham honed minimal songwriting to maximal effect with the help of early electronic experimentation. He formed The Gist shortly before Young Marble Giants' dissolution to realise experiments in sound outside his primary group's mold and feature friends from such bands as Essential Logic and Swell Maps. The Gist yielded several singles and Embrace the Herd, originally released in 1982 on Rough Trade and featuring fellow Giants Alison Statton and Phillip Moxham along with Epic Soundtracks.