Born: 1952 Primary Instrument: Drums
Drums, vibraphone, frame drums, mbiras, percussion
Born and raised in Sheffield UK, Charlie is a product of the city’s rich improvising tradition. He started playing drums age 11, began playing improvised music in 1969, played both RnB and free- jazz through the 70s, and by 1978 was involved in the nascent Industrial scene. He was an early member of ClockDVA and founder of The Box, recording for cult labels Industrial, Fetish and Doublevision, and recorded the first releases on the legendary Go!Discs.
Since the mid '80s he has recorded and toured throughout Europe with regular groups and ad-hoc ensembles...