Sargent Home founder Cathy Pellow introduced yesterday that she has stepped down from her place on the label after allegations in opposition to her have surfaced on-line.
Henry Kohen of the band Mylets posted a prolonged assertion detailing his time dwelling in a residence shared by Sargent Home workers, the place he alleges he molested by affiliate of the label Graeme Flegenheimer. Kohen additional claims that when he reported the incident to Pellow, he was ignored and ultimately made enjoyable of. Artists akin to Lingua Ignota and Chelsea Wolfe have since distanced themselves from the label.
Now in a press release posted to Twitter, Brian Prepare dinner of Sargent Home bands Russian Circles, Botch, and Torment & Glory has spoken out saying he is probably not positive what is going on on. Prepare dinner mentioned folks ought to wait till they’ve all of the information to guage who they suppose is true or fallacious within the scenario, including he is been “living in the most convoluted and crappy soap opera this last week.”
“Hello. I have been a Sargent Home artist for 17 years. I am buddies with a bunch of the artists & workers previous and current. I do know who’s slept with who, who’s mad at who, who lied to who, who has been privately speaking to who… I do know a lot petty drama and filth that you do not.
“Cathy can be blunt and uncouth, but I’ve never witnessed anything warranting public outrage. Maybe I’m just lucky. Conversely, I’ve seen her routinely bail people out of bad situations. She’s housed people, paid medical bills, co-signed mortgages, talked people off of ledges.
“In lots of situations, I do know why sure folks have been let go and why different folks have chosen to go away over time. Typically the personal grievances do not line up with the general public explanations. However I am not aware about any scandals.
“I do know which shit provides up and which shit does not. And I nonetheless do not know what the hell is definitely happening, however I do know folks worry web mobs greater than something proper now. So if you would like a public assertion, right here it’s:
“I applaud folks for being indignant given the data they’ve at hand. But when I do not know what’s really happening, then take into account that possibly you do not have the total image both. And I am not casting stones till I do know who I can really belief on this mess.
“Sorry for the cryptic thread. Been living in the most convoluted and crappy soap opera this last week and I’m just trying to assume the best about all my friends in this situation, but a bunch of shit isn’t lining up.”
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