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Carter Tutti Play Chris & Cosey At Heaven
The Quietus , November 6th, 2014 19:07

Duo announce Valentines gig in London next February, with Nisennenmondai and Quietus DJs completing the line-up

On February 15 2015, Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti are set for what may be their final performance of Carter Tutti play Chris & Cosey, heading up a bill that includes Nisennenmondai and - we're hugely excited to say - Quietus DJs.

The former Throbbing Gristle/COUM Transmissions duo first began reworking the electronic pop songs they made as Chris & Cosey through the prism of techno pummelling under their Carter Tutti guise in 2010, with an incendiary performance at the ICA in London. Two years on, the Quietus saw them at Incubate festival, with Rory Gibb observing: "It's testament to the continual process of reinvention and exploration that's marked out the duo's work over the years, finding them reshaping many of their older pop songs into astonishingly powerful techno tracks. 'Driving Blind' is turned into a slow and sensuous throb, while the kickdrums on 'Love Cuts' turn the guts to jelly. At times they manage to make the already-rich original versions feel thin and stretched by comparison - Carter's current approach finds him continually tweaking and reshaping the mix, setting Cosey's vocals and guitar to roiling and propulsive grooves".

While we couldn't urge you more to get hold of tickets for this gig, a Valentines special no less, in light of the above, it'll also be a rare chance to see Tokyo instrumental trio Nisennenmondai, who, in N, have produced one of the finest records we've heard this year, and present a fearsome live show. Reviewing N, tQ's Julian Marszalek wrote: "Nisennenmondai challenge pre-conceived notions of not only what instrumentation can do but also flip things entirely on their head to forge a new sensibility from traditional musical tools. This is music that beguiles and enchants, hypnotises and seduces, takes you into your consciousness and shoots you out of it." Tickets for the gig are here, while you can prime yourselves with Carter Tutti's remix of Chris & Cosey's 'October Love Song', from the Carter Tutti Play Chris & Cosey album, due for release on January 28 2015, and Nisennenmondai playing N's 'B2', below:

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