Global Communication

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Global Communication
Also known as Chameleon,
Jedi Knights,
Link & E621,
Reload,
Secret Ingredients
Origin Yeovil, England
Genres Deep house, ambient
Years active 1992–present
Labels Dedicated Evolution / Universal Language Productions Ltd.
Members Mark Pritchard
Tom Middleton

Global Communication is an electronic music act, comprising Tom Middleton and Mark Pritchard. Their first LP, 76:14, is an acclaimed album from the ambient and 1990s electronic music genres.[1] Beyond their work as Global Communication, they have also recorded as Jedi Knights, Secret Ingredients, The Chameleon, Link & E621 and Reload; have done remixes for various artists under each of their aliases, including a 1993 Reload remix of "On" by Aphex Twin and a 1997 Jedi Knights remix of "Home" by Depeche Mode. They founded the Evolution Records and Universal Language Productions labels.

Pritchard has also recorded solo as Reload, Link, Harmonic 313, Troubleman, NY Connection, William Parrott and Roberto Edwardo Turner (The Returner). His other collaborative efforts include Harmonic 33 and Use of Weapons with Dave Brinkworth, Series 7 with Stephen Horne, Shaft with Adrian Hughes, Vertigo with Danny Breaks, The 28 East Boyz with Kevin Hann, Chaos & Julia Set with Dominic Fripp, Mystic Institute with Paul Kent, Pulusha with Kirsty Hawkshaw and Africa HiTech with Steve Spacek.

Middleton has also recorded as Cosmos, AMBA, The Modwheel, The Rebus Project, Schizophrenia, E621 and Spiritcatcher. He has worked collaboratively with Matthew Herbert and Mark Darby, releasing an eponymous EP as Fog City. As Schizophrenia, Middleton collaborated with Aphex Twin on a track on the Analogue Bubblebath EP. He is currently[when?] releasing records under his own name, and has released some DJ mix compilations.

Discography[edit]

As Global Communication:

As Reload (at first, a Mark Pritchard solo project, later including Tom Middleton):

  • Reload EP (1992) - (Remaster/Reissue 2006)
  • Auto-Reload EP (1992) - (Remaster/Reissue 2006)
  • Amenity EP/Cyberdon EP (Reload Remixes) (1993) - (Cyberdon Remaster/Reissue: 2007)
  • A Collection of Short Stories (1993)
  • Archives EP (1997)

As Reload & E621:

  • Auto-Reload EP (1992)
  • Auto-Reload EP Vol. 2 (1993)
  • The Biosphere EP (1993)
  • Evolution Remaster/Reissue of Reload EP, Auto-Reload EP and The Biosphere EP (3x12") (2006)

As Link (Mark Pritchard Solo):

  • The First Link EP (1992) - (Remaster/Reissue: 2007)
  • The Augur EP (1993) - (Remaster/Reissue: 2007)

As Link & E621:

  • Antacid EP (1995)

As The Chameleon:

  • Links EP (1995)

As Secret Ingredients:

  • New York New York (1996)
  • Chicago Chicago (1996)

As Jedi Knights:

  • New School Science (1996)
  • The Big Ones EP (1997)
  • Return of the Jedis (Promo) (1999)
  • Jedi Selector (2000)

Evolution Records Compilation:

  • The Theory of Evolution (1995)

Remixes as Global Communication:

  • The Biosphere [Global Communication Remix] - Reload & E621 (1993)
  • Arcadian [Global Communication Remix] - Link (1994)
  • Natural High [Global Communication Re-Take] - Warp 69 (1994)
  • Wild Horse [Global Mix Communication] - Nav Katze (1994)
  • Rollercoaster [The Global Communication Yellow Submarine Re-Take] - The Grid (1994)
  • Evolution Of The Beast (Part 2) [Global Communication Mix] - Palmskin Productions (1994)
  • Ride [Global Communication Dub Mix] - Soft Ballet (1995)
  • Bless This [Global Communication Mix] - Jon Anderson (1995)
  • Amor Real [Global Communication Mix] - Jon Anderson (1995)
  • Jazz Carnival [Global Communication's Space Jazz Mix] - Azymuth (1996)
  • Civil War Correspondent [Global Communication Mix] - PJ Harvey & John Parish (1996)
  • Aspirin [Global Communication Remix] - Sensorama (1996)
  • Gorecki [Global Communication Mix] - Lamb (1997)

Remixes as Reload:

  • In Mind [The Reload 147 Take] - Slowdive (1993)
  • On [Reload Remix] - Aphex Twin (1993)
  • Crazy Dream [The Reload Retro 313 Future Memory Mix] - Nav Katze (1994)
  • Visual Cortex [The Reload Re-Difinition] - Schaft (1994)

Remixes as Jedi Knights:

  • Antacid [Jedi Knights Remix] - Link & E621 (1995)
  • Absorber [Jedi Knights Remixes 1 & 2] - Bomb The Bass (1995)
  • The Flow [Jedi Knights Remix] - Model 500 (1995)
  • Home [Jedi Knights Remix] - Depeche Mode (1997)
  • Afrika Shox [Jedis Elastic Bass Remix] - Leftfield (1999)
  • Jumbo [Jedis Electro Dub & Sugar Hit Remixes] - Underworld (1999)

Remixes as The Chameleon:

  • Evolution Of The Beast (Part 1) [The Chameleon Remix] - Palmskin Productions (1994)
  • Amazon Amenity [The Chameleon Remix] - Link (1995)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Artists beginning with G | Music | guardian.co.uk". Guardian. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 

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