Well my third album, entitled Everything Gives to Something Else, is very nearly completed and then ready to fly.

Official release date is Friday 20 May. Cherished crowdfunders will receive their copy before then, hopefully very soon as I await delivery of the component parts any day now.

Album CD artwork by Andrea Pazos

This new 8 track collection upon the themes of inter-connection and compassion will be launched on
21 MAY 2016 as part of a special event at the lovely The Wonder Inn in central Manchester. We look forward to cooking up a warm, sparkly atmosphere and sharing our authentic voices and lovingly crafted sounds with you.

Click here to get tickets for Everything Gives to Something Else special live event

We will perform Everything Gives to Something Else live with piano, my voice, live sampling and found sound loops. Featuring the album’s wonderful guest musicians Kate Moran (violin), Gemma Leighton (vocals), Emma Welsby (cajón) & Janet Wolstenholme (guitar) with the sensitively crafted live visuals by Andrea Pazos who designed the CD artwork above and made this video for the album’s opening track “Heartmind Preylude”.

Heartmind Preylude from Caro C on Vimeo.

Suitably heartfelt live music will also be served up by The Present Occupier and friends & Mining for Diamonds – singer/songwriter Gemma Leighton. Passionate music collectors DJ Bobcatz will be playing too.

I am most pleased and grateful that top notch live sound company Tube UK have offered to sponsor the event so premium quality sounds await you :-)

Click here to get tickets for Everything Gives to Something Else special live event

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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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Delia Derbyshire Day 2016 at HOME Manchester, Sunday 17 Jan 2016

December 14, 2015 Uncategorized

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 [...]

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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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