CURRENT NEWS & UPDATES
ELECTRONIC AMBIENT REMIXES ONE & THREE
FIRST TIME ON VINYL - AVAILABLE NOW!
by ELECTRONIC SOUND MAGAZINE!
Chris Carter has announced the latest in a series of reissues on Mute, with Electronic Ambient Remixes One and Three set for release on coloured double-vinyl, CD and digitally.
Electronic Ambient Remixes One and Three are radical ambient reworkings of Carter’s early solo work and Throbbing Gristle’s rhythms, each album taking a microscope to elements of the original tracks, transforming them into entirely different pieces. Both albums will be available on vinyl for the first time, while the CD editions have been out of print for over 15 years.
Listen to ‘Solidit’ from Electronic Ambient Remixes One:
or to listen to ‘Heathen Mirth’ from Electronic Ambient Remixes Three: https://youtu.be/44cBG1PZAHw
Both Albums available NOW!
EAR ONE on Bandcamp
EAR THREE on Bandcamp
Chris Carter's Favourite Albums
From a clandestine love of ABBA to a mind-expanding teenage encounter with Pink Floyd, via Joe Meek, Wendy Carlos and Tangerine Dream, … the music that changed his life. To begin reading Chris Carter’s Baker’s Dozen, as written by Carter himself, click the link below.
The Oral History Of Coum & Throbbing Gristle
'OTHER, LIKE ME' The Oral History Of Coum & Throbbing Gristle
The British industrial town Hull could hardly have a more appropriate name. It is a fitting place for a nihilistic avant-garde collective, which at the end of the 1970s aggressively confronted every conceivable taboo: sex, pornography, violence and self-mutilation. But COUM Transmissions was only the beginning. Led by the artists Genesis P-Orridge and Cosey Fanni Tutti., COUM became the visionary and utterly unruly industrial/noise band Throbbing Gristle, which was named 'the wreckers of civilisation' by a shocked conservative politician. The many rare archive clips speak for themselves.
Title: OTHER, LIKE ME - Director(s): Marcus Werner Hed, Dan Fox - Producer: Marcus Werner Hed - UK/USA - Run time, 59 min
CHRIS CARTER REMIX
Industrial electronic pioneer Chris Carter gives Mute US label mate Daniel Avery’s 'Lone Swordsman' a masterful new remix. The original track was created in tribute to the late producer and DJ Andrew Weatherall.
Available from 15th October via Daniel Avery's Bandcamp page, proceeds from the sale of the single will be donated to Amnesty International in Weatherall's memory.
Industrializer Multi Effect is a new Reason Rack Extension
Industrializer (INDSTRLZR) is a multi effect inspired by Chris Carter's legendary Gristleizer,
a device based on a circuit design by Roy Gwinn, published in Practical Electronics Magazine 1975.
Industrializer uses the same principle of an LFO modulating a VCA and VCF, and comes with multiple additional functions, like programmable LFO shape, syncing, control over filter mode and resonance. It also comes with a small digital Programmer control unit that houses a touch display with patch saving and FX controls. On FX page 1 you'll find two “Trashers” with individual tonality. Both futures Fuzz and Scream modes and has controls for amount and tone. The programmer also houses Echo and Reverb, LFO settings and custom LFO waveform Shape programming.
Industrializer has an additional audio mod input that can be used to modulate the audio signal, it works like a vocoder where the normal audio inputs are the carrier and the mod inputs are the modulator signal. On the backside you’ll find a number of CV connections for modular and experimental routing.
(If Industrializer is used with Reason 11 it will also appear as a regular Plugin in other DAWs.)
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here’s a remix I did recently for the amazing Chris Liebing…
featuring some sublime vocals by Gary Numan.
A Cosey Fanni Tutti and Chris Carter Mixtape
Here’s an eclectic mix of ‘light’ tracks for the shifting moods of these strange times.
‘Let the music wash over you. Close your eyes and sway…’ Exotika, 1987
Cosey & Chris. May 2020
Faber & Faber
THE THIRD & FINAL CARTER TUTTI VOID ALBUM
Containing all new studio recordings, Triumvirate brings Chris Carter, Cosey Fanni Tutti and Nik Void’s collaborative partnership as Carter Tutti Void to a conclusion. The trio first came together as a collective for a live performance, invited by Mute for the Short Circuit Festival in 2011 and released their acclaimed debut, the live album Transverse the following year.
Carter Tutti Void went on to release f(x) (Industrial Records, 2015), their first studio recording and performed a handful of selected shows, culminating in their final live performance in Hull, part of a series of events for Hull City of Culture 2017 centred around the COUM Transmissions retrospective at Humber Street Gallery.
For some time Carter, Tutti and Void have been awaiting an opportunity when all three artists were able to gather at Carter and Tutti’s Studio47 in Norfolk, where the album was recorded, produced and mastered. Triumvirate was approached with the improvisational spirit of previous Carter Tutti Void albums. The rhythms, created by Chris Carter, formed the foundation and starting point from which the process began of melding the live instrumentation of Cosey Fanni Tutti and Nik Void’s searing guitars, vocals, effects and the arsenal of sounds each had amassed from a variety of sources, some sounds manipulated to extremes, all fed into the mix. Tying the album together is the power of three, and a free open approach to sound shared by the trio.
Carter Tutti Void are Chris Carter, Cosey Fanni Tutti (Chris & Cosey / Throbbing Gristle) and Nik Void (Factory Floor / NVPR). Chris Carter recently released his first solo album in 17 years, Chris Carter’s Chemistry Lessons Vol. 1 (Mute, 2018) and Cosey Fanni Tutti’s TUTTI, her first album since 1982, came out earlier this year on Conspiracy International (home of Chris and Cosey since 1982). Nik Void is currently working on her debut solo album.
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Originally only available as part of the limited edition Miscellany box set you can now get all four Chris Carter solo albums individually on coloured vinyl.
Head over to MuteBank for these plus items on special offer.
Origins | Chris Carter
Where it began... how it evolved... where it's at!
Origins... the programme that asks musicians, artists & creators, where and how it all began... their creative process, the music that inspired them and why they continue to make and create the work that they do.
In this episode we speak with musician... Chris Carter... about the bands that inspired him to make music, the early days of Throbbing Gristle, the emergence of Chris & Cosey, the slow gestation of Chemistry Lessons Vol. 1 and the recent release of his new box set Miscellany.