Art Sex Music by Cosey Fanni Tutti
Faber are proud to announce the publication of Art Sex Music
by Cosey Fanni Tutti for 6th April 2017.
Art Sex Music is the autobiography of a musician who, as a founding member of the avant-garde group Throbbing Gristle and electronic pioneers Chris & Cosey, has consistently challenged the boundaries of music over the past four decades.
It is the account of an artist who, as part of COUM Transmissions, represented Britain at the IXth Biennale de Paris, whose Prostitution show at the ICA in 1976 caused the Conservative MP Nicholas Fairbairn to declare her, COUM and Throbbing Gristle ‘Wreckers of Civilisation’… shortly before he was arrested for indecent exposure, and whose work continues to be held at the vanguard of contemporary art, some of which resides as part of the Tate permanent collection.
And it is the story of her work as a pornographic model and striptease artiste which challenged assumptions about morality, pornography and art.
Art Sex Music is the wise, shocking and elegant autobiography of Cosey Fanni Tutti.
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Art Sex Music - Spoken Word Events
September 1st - 4th - Festival No.6, Estuary Stage
Q&A with Andrew Weatherall
October 26th - ICA Theatre, London
Q&A with Maria Fusco, rare screening of the COUM Transmissions film After Cease to Exist, an exhibition of Cosey's original ICA Prostitution Magazine Actions, plus DJ set by Richard Clouston's Cosey Club.
Cosey Fanni Tutti is a performance artist and musician best known for her time in the avant-garde groups Throbbing Gristle and Chris & Cosey. Born in Hull in 1951, she currently resides in Norfolk. Her most recent release, ‘f(x)', with her group Carter Tutti Void, was released to great critical acclaim in 2016.
For enquiries (readings and Q&A etc.) regarding Cosey’s forthcoming autobiography please contact
Dan Papps, Manager of Faber Social, on 020 7927 3849 or email email@example.com
CHRIS & COSEY DISCUSS USING EVENTIDE EFFECTS IN THROBBING GRISTLE
Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti discuss how Throbbing Gristle used the legendary Eventide H910 Harmonizer in the studio. The hardware unit has recently been relaunched as a ‘plug-in’ for digital audio workstations. More details here.
Back in 2011 Industrial Records reissued five Throbbing Gristle albums (A Second Annual Report, DOA The Third & Final Report, Heathen Earth, 20 Jazz Funk Greats, and Throbbing Gristle’s Greatest Hits) as deluxe vinyl editions. Back by popular demand, those re-mastered albums are being re-pressed.
Industrial will also bring out another pressing of X-TG’s Desertshore / The Final Report, which was Chris Carter & Cosey Fanni Tutti’s 2012 tribute to their departed TG comrade Peter “Sleazy” Christopherson.
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JAN 2016 UPDATE
NEW ALBUM !
Industrial Records are pleased to announce the highly anticipated new studio album from
CARTER TUTTI VOID
ON COMPACT DISC & DOWNLOAD
BLACK VINYL NOW BACK IN STOCK!
MORE DETAILS HERE
Limited Edition White Vinyl is sold out.
“The one album you should hear this week!”
“an exciting, visceral reaction to contemporary cultural and social monotone”
Louder Than War
“At times dark, at others exhilarating, f (x) is the output of all our fears and desires. Stunning! 10/10”
“Bloody beautiful stuff wrought in fret fireworks, gasoline rainbows and the accidental spill of polluted patter.”
“shattering constraints, changing the studio space in to a core of dissonance and (dis)harmony. 8/10”
“f(x) represents a finely crafted continuation of Carter Tutti Void’s first effort through six new complex tracks”
“f(x) is an album to be listened to, and enjoyed, as one singular piece”
“the trio unleash a deeply evocative masterpiece”
“like a machine having a horrific nightmare… you’ll love this. 4 stars!”
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