Global Communication

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Global Communication
Tom Middleton (left) and Mark Pritchard (right)
Tom Middleton (left) and Mark Pritchard (right)
Background information
OriginYeovil, England
Genres
Years active1992–present
LabelsDedicated Records / Evolution / Universal Language Productions Ltd.
WebsiteReload official website
MembersMark Pritchard
Tom Middleton

Global Communication is an electronic music act, consisting of Tom Middleton and Mark Pritchard.

Biography[edit]

Global Communication's first LP, 76:14, is an acclaimed album from the ambient and 1990s electronic music genres.[1][2] 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.

Discography[edit]

Original work as Global Communication

Mixes as Global Communication

  • Fabric 26 (DJ Mix 1/2 by Mark Pritchard, 1/2 by Tom Middleton) (2006)
  • Back In The Box (2xCD DJ Mix) (2011)[3]

As Reload (at first, a Pritchard solo project, later including 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 (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

  • May The Funk Be With You EP (1995)
  • 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[edit]

As Global Communication

  • Mystic Institute: "Ob-Selon Mi-Nos (Repainted By Global Communication" (1993)
  • Reload & E621: "The Biosphere (Global Communication Remix)" (1993)
  • Link: "Arcadian (Global Communication Remix)" (1994)
  • Warp 69: "Natural High (Global Communication Re-Take)" (1994)
  • Nav Katze: "Wild Horse (Global Mix Communication)" (1994)
  • The Grid: "Rollercoaster (The Global Communication Yellow Submarine Re-Take)" (1994)
  • Palmskin Productions: "Evolution of The Beast (Part 2) (Global Communication Mix)" (1994)
  • Soft Ballet: "Ride (Global Communication Dub Mix)" (1995)
  • Jon Anderson: "Bless This (Global Communication Mix)" (1995)
  • Jon Anderson: "Amor Real (Global Communication Mix)" (1995)
  • Azymuth: "Jazz Carnival (Global Communication's Space Jazz Mix)" (1996)
  • PJ Harvey & John Parish: "Civil War Correspondent (Global Communication Mix)" (1996)
  • Sensorama: "Aspirin (Global Communication Remix)" (1996)
  • Lamb: "Gorecki (Global Communication Mix)" (1997)
  • Dusky: "Skin Deep (Global Communication Remix & Global Communication Dub)" (2015)

as Reload

  • Mystic Institute: "QA-752L-P (Reload Remix)" (1993)
  • Mystic Institute: "NS-581A-T (Reload Remix)" (1993)
  • Slowdive: "In Mind (The Reload 147 Take)" (1993)
  • Aphex Twin: "On (Reload Remix)" (1993)
  • Nav Katze: "Crazy Dream (The Reload Retro 313 Future Memory Mix)" (1994)
  • Confusion: "Drawing (Sound Sculpture by Reload)" (1994)
  • Schaft: "Visual Cortex (The Reload Re-difinition)" (1994)

As Jedi Knights

  • Link & E621: "Antacid (Jedi Knights Remix)" (1995)
  • Bomb the Bass: "Absorber (Jedi Knights Remixes 1 & 2)" (1995)
  • Model 500: "The Flow (Jedi Knights Remix)" (1995)
  • Nicolette: "We Never Know (Jedi Knights Remix)" (1995) (unreleased)
  • Depeche Mode: "Home (Jedi Knights Remix)" (1997)
  • Leftfield: "Afrika Shox (Jedis Elastic Bass Remix)" (1999)
  • Underworld: "Jumbo (Jedis Electro Dub & Sugar Hit Remix)" (1999)

as The Chameleon

  • Palmskin Productions: "Evolution of The Beast (Part 1) (The Chameleon Remix)" (1994)
  • Link: "Amazon Amenity (The Chameleon Remix)" (1995)

As Secret Ingredients

  • Global Communication: "The Way (Secret Ingredients Remix)" (1996)
  • The Jedis: "Disco Magic (Secret Ingredients Remix)" (1999)

As Link & E621

  • Global Communication: "7:39 (Link & E621 Appliance of Science Mix)" (1994)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CD: Global Communication, 76:14". The Guardian. 16 September 2005. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Global Communication's Tom Middleton to play The Jazz Cafe". Mixmag. Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Global Communication go Back in the Box". Resident Advisor. Retrieved 30 October 2020.

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