Industrial Records Ltd. have announced the birth of the Gristleism instrument and the newest member of the Throbbing Gristle family.
The offspring of now-famous ambient loop player the Buddha Machine, Gristleism is part Industrial sound machine, part noise instrument.
The product features thirteen original and uncompromising loops, Gristleism delivers a mix of signature TG experimental noise, industrial drone, and classic melodies and rhythms.
Available in three colours – black, chrome and red – the palm-sized unit (size: w67mm x h69mm x d35mm) features a built-in speaker, volume control, pitch-shift control and loop selector switch. Gristleism features more loops and almost twice the frequency range of the Buddha Machine. Gristleism is powered by two AA batteries and is the world’s first and only portable TG aural exciter.
Gristleism was born from a collaboration between Industrial Records, Throbbing Gristle and Christiaan Virant, the creator of the original FM3 Buddha Machines.
The product will be available in December 2009 worldwide.
For more information visit the official website.