The producers of the upcoming I Dream Of Wires documentary shared this interview with industrial music pioneer Chris Carter (Throbbing Gristle, Chris & Cosey). In the inteview, Carter discusses some of the history of Throbbing Gristle, how he got into electronic gear and his current interest in modular synths.
The latest episode of Electric Independence features an interview with Chris Carter & Cosey Fanni Tutti, the Chris & Cosey of Throbbing Gristle: Not only did Carter and Tutti change the entire electronic music game as founding members of the legendary avant-garde industrial group Throbbing Gristle: they continued their love affair with music, gear and… Read More Chris & Cosey Interview (Throbbing Gristle)
Check out this gorgeous experimental sound box, via Chris Carter: Cosey Fanni Tutti using her Tutti Box experimental sound generator for the first time. Contents: Five oscillators, two effects units, a step sequencer, a joystick controller, a coil touch controller, an amp & speaker and a front mounted sound activated plasma display. It is powered by… Read More Cosey Fanni Tutti’s Tutti Box 1.0
What’s on Chris Carter’s iPad? This image, via Throbbing Gristle’s Chris Carter, is titled simply SynthiPAD (a “work in progress”.) Think you can guess what this is going to be?
This set captures Chris Carter (Throbbing Gristle) and The Dirty Electronics Ensemble in action.
Chris Carter (Throbbing Gristle) tests out the Dirty Carter Experimental Sound Generating Instrument: The Dirty Carter Experimental Sound Generating Instrument uses a dual 4-stage shift register. Each register is controlled independently. Two oscillators are used per register: one as a clock, the other as input data that is cascaded through the four stages. The outputs… Read More The Dirty-Carter Experimental Sound Generating Instrument
Image: Chris_Carter_ This is a state of the art (1978) Roland Studio System, featuring the System 700 modular synth and MC-8 Microcomposer. It actually still looks pretty sweet, doesn’t it? via Chris Carter. See his Flickr account for more goodies like this.
Throbbing Gristle’s Chris Carter posed this short demo of a black Gristleism. The Gristleism is described as a “Throbbing Gristle palm-sized loop playback machine.”