Chris Carter's Tutti Box sound generator

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16 Responses to “Chris Carter's Tutti Box sound generator”

  1. David Pescovitz says:

    Ah, thanks for the Dave Faris and Arkizzle. The hyperreal quality of the video is really nice. Warmly weird. : )

  2. Anonymous says:

    I thought that the cat generated the best sound.

    The machine is very attractive, the sounds not so much.

    Perhaps Cosey might consider learning to play a theremin?

  3. zeebeezee says:

    Awesome, I want one. Wish I could make it to the upcoming shows..

  4. skeletoncityrepeater says:

    “Chris & Cosey” was not an industrial music group. Also, that box is probably the coolest minimal synthesizer I have ever seen. So cool.

  5. Maddy says:

    have you heard of the DeWan Bros.? Pals of They Might Be Giants and others (they did the cover art work for TMBG’s Lincoln). They have a Dewonatron and did a gig at Spaceland in LA which included Geggy-Tah’s Tommy Jodan:
    http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs542.snc3/29736_389362812799_620787799_4109081_368211_n.jpg

    and here’s what it looks like:

    http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs238.snc1/8529_149548914619_621254619_2685300_756944_n.jpg

  6. Maddy says:

    “Jordan.” Tommy Jordan. Can I please type one entry anywhere without a glaring spelling mistake? Proper names error meant an “F” in Journalism school …

  7. zeebeezee says:

    Oh come on, lets not be nitpicky (re Chris and Cosey Industrial)

  8. flappy says:

    No, let’s nitpick the nitpickers. In this article the phrase “industrial music group” (singular, not plural) modified “Throbbing Gristle” not “Chris & Cosey”. No claim whatsoever was made on defining the stylings of Chris & Cosey or Carter Tutti.

    In other news, I declare the Tutti Box to be delicious.

  9. Freddie Freelance says:

    Talented musically, electronically, and artistically, too; that piece has some beautiful wood outside, a well chosen selection of external parts, and well laid-out controls. But I did have to stop myself from sniggering at the headline.

  10. Dave Faris says:

    So what did they do to make that video look like it did? Sort of retro other-worldly? Over exposed, and with a non-normal color balance, I’m guessing, among other things.

  11. Anonymous says:

    Is that a standard British project enclosure box? I have a Mark V E-Meter that I bought in a thrift store that has a near identical case (tho it is a bit more shallow). The proportions are right tho.

  12. robulus says:

    It sounds exactly like it looks. In fact it kind of creates a soundtrack to its own use. What a beautiful little thing.

  13. bill piltdown says:

    This box is amazing. Absolutely cool dissonance.
    For those interested, here’s a video of Throbbing Gristle performing What A Day at their soundcheck in San Francisco last year:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjatUNc7YuQ

  14. Anonymous says:

    Please tell me about Peter, My tears are falling like mercury.

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