I am now getting stuck into making my third album and first release as Caro C. Lucky me!

Everything Gives to Something Else has a theme, an array of wonderful guest voices & musicians and my usual unusual palette of electronic music, found sounds, my voice and piano.

With very much appreciated backing via crowdfunding, I can enlist the help and input of studios and fellow engineers to make a new collection of tracks to be released in Spring 2016.

More info over on my NEW ALBUM! page.

In the mean/kind time, here is the demo version of the opening track Heartmind Preylude with visuals created by Andrea Pazos.

Heartmind Preylude from caro c on Vimeo.

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Preparations for our third Delia Derbyshire Day are now in full swing! I work as project manager & co-curator for this event that honours the work and archive of electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyhire (1937-2001). Since DD Day 2014, there has been two fascinating new donations to the archive – experimental art films for which Delia provided the music. Again, Delia enchants and surprises us with her playful and meticulously crafted music – and not just electronic music. So, HOME Manchester was the dream venue for a music and visual arts themed DD Day 2016.

Building on the success and experience of my music technology courses in primary schools, myself and previous DD Day commissioned artist Daniel Weaver have also designed and will be delivering hands-on electronic music-making workshops for families on the day.

For more info do visit the HOME DD Day event page and you can also get your tickets there too.

Click here to find out more and book on our electronic music workshops for families at DD Day 2016.

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Capacity is limited in the cinema space and concessions are available so I hope you are suitably enticed :-)

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New album crowdfunding campaign is go!

November 9, 2015 Everything Gives to Something Else album

I have pushed myself beyond my comfort zone once more and now excited to be launching my first crowdfunding campaign for my new album called Everything Gives to Something Else.
The theme for this album is interconnection, compassion and living more from the heart and body (less from the confines of the head). The new collection [...]

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Music technology courses in schools in Manchester 2015-2016

September 28, 2015 Uncategorized

I am very pleased that Greater Manchester Music Hub has taken on my Delia Derbyshire inspired Music Technology courses as a ‘New Initiative’ for the academic year 2015-2016.

This means that we can offer our refined 5 week courses for upper Key Stage 2 (Years 5 & 6) in up to 30 primary schools in [...]

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Announcing Delia Derbyshire Day 2016 at HOME Manchester

September 8, 2015 Delia Derbyshire Day

One of my pet projects Delia Derbyshire Day is now able to announce its next event in Manchester – Delia Derbyshire Day 2016 which will take place at the new HOME Manchester on SUNDAY 17 January 2016.

The focus for the next DD Day will be film/visual and sound/music as two new donations to the Delia [...]

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Thank you Theatre residency electronic music outcome – A Plentitude o Gratitude

July 23, 2015 Uncategorized

‘A plentitude of Gratitude’ is an electronic music based creative response inspired by and drawn from me being part of the Thank you Theatre residency in Alt, Oldham in June 2015.
This project was designed and delivered by Oldham Theatre Workshop and inspired by an Arts and Kindness initiative by People United who are exploring [...]

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New electronic music performance has gone public – pleasing responses

June 5, 2015 collaborations

We are most pleased and relieved that our new live electronic music performance with video/visual accompaniment seems to have been most successful.
The new tracks I performed live – most of them for the first time – are based around the theme of compassion and inter-connectedness – increasingly crucial in our current political predicament I [...]

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First public sharing of new electronic music performance with live visual collaboration

April 29, 2015 audio/visual

I am rather excited and most grateful to be able to announce the first public sharing of a new live electronic music performance paired with projection mapping live visuals (on a screen and objects).
After a research and development phase supported by Arts Council England, this performance is the outcome of a collaboration with creative [...]

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Music technology course in Primary Schools – wonderful minds and future music producers

March 4, 2015 Uncategorized

O how I love to be inspired and enchanted when working as a creative facilitator specialising in music technology with Primary school children. Their clever, creative and wonderful not-too-conditioned-yet minds seem to love to learning about and appreciating the magic of music as well as making it.
In partnership with One Education Music, I have [...]

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On the Go – Drake Music & Matt Halsall electronic music remix project in Manchester

February 20, 2015 collaborations

O how I love how accessible music technology can be – deleting barriers and expanding sonic landscapes. As part of my creative facilitator duties, I have been working on this project designed and delivered by Drake Music North West.
Three disabled musicians using music technology and covering the sound worlds of Soca, drum n bass/EDM [...]

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