A project from Terence Fixmer and
Douglas McCarthy (Nitzer Ebb).
After many years of silence Douglas McCarthy, the legendary voice of
Nitzer Ebb, is ready for a new electronic WAR ! ! He has joined
forces with Terence Fixmer to create Fixmer /McCarthy - a new
project that combines both their strengths…
Terence in charge of the music, bringing his energised analogue
sequences, Douglas in charge of the vocals, bringing his own unique
energy and powerful voice.
Terence Fixmer, a world renound techno artist , has been involved in
the techno scene for more than 10 years. In 1998 he signed to Gigolo
Records and has gone on to have many hits such as ‘Electrostatic’,
‘Body Pressure’, ‘Electric Vision’ and the album ‘Muscle Machine’ (voted
as the top 3 album of the year for Groove Mag). He also has remixed
tracks for amoungst others Sven Vath Dave Clarke and Hell. Terence
became famous through his live performance - a kind of mixture of
EBM and Techno, i.e. full of energy and power. When you see a
Terence Fixmer show you never forget it ! His sound is unique and
instantly recognisable as his own. He has played at the biggest
events such as I Love Techno, May Day, Nature One, and the biggest
festivals such as Pukkelpop, Dour Festival, Benicassim as well as
appearing at the best techno clubs all over the world.
In 2002 Mute records asked Terence to remix Nitzer Ebb, and through
this Terence got in contact with Douglas McCarthy , the Nitzer Ebb
Douglas McCarthy, already world renound as the legendary voice and
founding memberof the band Nitzer Ebb, has taken his time returning
to music. Douglas and Terence soon became great friends.
Nitzer Ebb, an avant-guarde electronic band, started in England in
1982 signing to Mute Records in 1986 after releasing a string of
instant global club hits on their own label....
the raw power of his voice to the band, along with an amazing stage
performance seen all over the world with the brilliant Nitzer Ebb
live show that was always full of the tension and rage of hits such
as ‘Let Your Body Learn’, ‘Join in the Chant’, ‘Control I’m Here’,
and ‘Getting Closer’ – tracks that are still as popular today as
Along with Bon Harris, the other founding member of Nitzer Ebb,
Douglas perfected his skill as a showman by relentlessly touring the
5 albums they released between 1987 and 1995. ‘That Total Age’,
‘Belief’, ‘Showtime’, ‘Ebbhead’, and ‘Big Hit’ have all given an
incredible influence on the electronic scene of today, but it is
also the voice of Douglas that is the reference of the alternative
scene and make Nitzer Ebb one of the all time top EBM bands.
In 1995 after the last US tour for the final album Big Hit, Nitzer
Bon went on to work with other bands such as Marylin Manson, and the
Smashing Pumpkins, and his own project, the LA based Maven.
Douglas collaborated with Alan Wilder (Depeche Mode) for the second
Recoil Album ‘Unsound Methods’, but then left music alone while he
studied film, and design in Cambridge, England. He moved back to
London in 2000, where he works a director, and assistant director in
Then in 2002 Terence and Douglas decided to work together on a
revolutionnary electronic project that brings together the souls of
Douglas and Terence with music and voice.
FIXMER/MCCARTHY is the name of the project.
And once again there is an amazing and explosive stage performance!
further Information and up to date show dates schedule
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