Carter the unstoppable sex machine

Duration: 12min 45sec Views: 341 Submitted: 06.08.2019
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We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. By using our website and our services, you agree to our use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy. In their ferocious, regret-filled debut single Sheltered Life came out to little fanfare, but 's Sheriff Fatman, established their agenda, to spin punk-pop with social comment. Their debut album followed in , the greater-spotted Damnations.

Farewell, Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine – forgotten heroes of 90s indie

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The rock histories ignore the early s, when a strain of indie led by Jim Bob and Fruitbat set the live circuit alight and won a legion of followers. Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine, a socially conscious DIY rock duo from south London who had four top 10 albums including a No 1 and 12 top 40 singles over a year career, played more than gigs, headlined Glastonbury and were sued by the Rolling Stones, do not exist. But something just as momentous happened in the early 90s that refuses to fit neatly into this narrative. And this movement is exemplified by Carter USM, a band I hold close to my bosom, have followed since and whose final shows fill me — and thousands of others — with a certain generational sadness. The institutionally uncool major labels began signing anything that looked alternative, often using boutique label imprints as camouflage.

Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine

They made their name with a distinctive style of power pop, fusing samples, sequenced basses and drum machines with rock 'n' roll guitars and off-beat wordplay-loaded lyrics. They reached the height of their fame in Over the following years the band took on new members, reaching a six-piece, but struggled to regain their earlier popularity. They initially split up in after releasing seven albums.
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