of Throbbing Gristle and Chris & Cosey at his Industrial Records studio, 1980. Chris recently tweeted, "WTF! I've just exceeded (by quite a margin) ONE MILLION views of my photos on Flickr
- this image was tops at 10k+" From his Flickr stream:
The gear is...
Chris Carter "Me @ Industrial Records Studio 1980" (via @chriscarter)
(Left side - top down): Boss PH-1 phaser pedal, Simmons ClapTrap, Roland SRE-555 Chorus Echo, Roland SH-7 Synth, Boss DR-55 Dr.Rhythm, Roland CSQ 100 sequencer, Roland CR-78 CompuRhythm.
(Centre - top down): Self-built digital delay, Accesit Noise Gate & Compressor, Roland System 100M (M-191J): incl. Gristleizer, BBD Module, VCO, VCF, ADSR etc., Roland System 100M (M-191J) rack containing self-built modules: incl. VCO, VCF, ADSR etc.. Boss KM-4 mixer, Self-built effects unit (Gristelizer), Boss CE-2 Chorus, Boss BF-2 Flanger, Roland 100M M-181 Keyboard.
(Right side - top down): Auratone 5C speakers, JVC amplifier, TEAC cassette deck, Seck 6-2 audio mixer, Casio M10 keyboard.
NOTE: I still have (and still use) the Boss pedals, the BBD module and the Auratones.
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