BB pal Chris Carter
of seminal industrial music group Throbbing Gristle
, Chris & Cosey
, and Carter Tutti
is a music machine hacker of the first order. He just made this lovely Tutti Box, the first in a series of "scratch-built, self contained, experimental sound generators," for his wife, the lovely and talented Cosey Fanni Tutti
to play on the upcoming Throbbing Gristle tour
. What you can't see in the image above is the magick he worked into the top of this stately box. From Chris's CCCL blog:
The lid of the Tutti Box includes a small but powerful 'performer facing' amp & speaker and an 'audience facing' 6" plasma display. The display uses a mixture of Neon, Argon, Krypton, Xenon and Nitrogen to produce blue lightning strands triggered by the sounds generated. Tutti Box
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