One from the Archives

BBC article from 14 years ago (gulp) about my ‘Old Skool’ club night Virtual Itch and the club’s resident disabled DJs.

“He lifts the needle onto the record, throws the record down and up to mix it into the next record using his chin, and then manipulates the controls using his mouth – it’s gobsmacking. The women just love him!”

Did I really say that ?! Cringe.

For the full article, click on the link below:

Disabled DJs on the decks

by Nuala Calvi, 13th February 2005.

Change Makers: Gareth Cutter & Gemma Nash

The word ‘huh’ written in chalk on a blackboard

Gareth Cutter and myself have been exploring voice in all its many guises: in classic literature (the Tower of Babel, Echo the nymph, The Little Mermaid), contemporary science and technology (for instance, Voice Banks where you can ‘donate’ your voice to someone without speech), and sociology (‘huh?’ as the only universal word shared across all cultures; dysfluency power). And we’ve been imagining what the voice might be like in the future, as above.

Read more here:

http://www.metalculture.com/artists-area/change-makers-gareth-cutter-gemma-nash/