PGR started life as an industrial group in mid '80s under the Poison Gas Research moniker. Their studio was in a rough area in Oakland. To deter dubious people they affixed a sign with "Poison Gas Research" written on it at the front door.
After self publishing several cassettes under this name, the group name was shortened to PGR. Their first LP was Silence, which inspired the name of PGR mainstay Kim Cascone's label (and later distribution company) Silent. On this label a series of LPs and CDs was released, among them 'The Black Field' and 'The Chemical Bride'. In addition to these, a double CD was released to celebrate the 50th anniversary of LSD titled '50 Years Of Sunshine' (a collection with Genesis P-Orridge, Hawkwind and Timothy Leary). Over the years, the music of PGR navigates through industrial, psychedelic, ambient and musique concrète.
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PGR Discography Tracks


SR8501 PGR Silence(LP) Silent SR8501 US 1985 Sell This Version
BP- 16 PGR / Thessalonians PGR / Thessalonians - The Concentration Of Light Prior To Combustion(Cass, C60) Banned Production BP- 16 US 1986 Sell This Version
RRR PGR PGR The Flickering Of Sowing Time(LP) RRRecords RRR PGR US 1986 Sell This Version
PER 011 PGR Cyclone Par L'Immobile Habité(LP) Permis De Construire PER 011 France 1988 Sell This Version
SR8905 PGR / Thessalonians PGR / Thessalonians - The Black Field(LP) Silent SR8905 US 1989 Sell This Version
SR9009 Arcane Device / PGR Arcane Device / PGR - Fetish(CD, Album) Silent SR9009 US 1990 Sell This Version
SR9114 PGR / Merzbow / Asmus Tietchens PGR / Merzbow / Asmus Tietchens - Grav(CD, Album) Silent SR9114 US 1991 Sell This Version
SR9218 PGR The Chemical Bride(CD, Album) Silent SR9218 US 1992 Sell This Version
PGR A Hole Of Unknown Depth (Album) Noctovision Japan 1995 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SR9007 PGR Euphoria / Order And Chaos(7", Single, Cle) Silent SR9007 US 1990 Sell This Version


SR9589 PGR The Morning Book Of Serpents(CD, Comp) Silent SR9589 US 1995 Sell This Version


BP- 41 AMK / PGR / AEM AMK / PGR / AEM - Flatland(Cass, Ltd, C60) Banned Production BP- 41 US 1987 Sell This Version
AKT011 PGR / Thessalonians PGR / Thessalonians - Imbrication 2 (An Investigaton Into Documenting Change Systems)(Cass) Angakok AKT011 Japan 1988 Sell This Version