Reynolds, Simon

Energy Flash
A Journey Through Rave Music and Dance Culture

Verlag: Faber & Faber / Erscheinungsjahr: 2013 / 816 S. / Kartonierter Einband (Kt) / H23.3 cm x B15.3 cm x D4.2 cm 1'208 g


From rave's origins in Chicago house and Detroit techno, through Ibiza, Madchester and the anarchic free-party scene, to the pirate-radio underworld of jungle and UK garage, the author documents with insight and infectious enthusiasm the tracks, DJs, producers and promoters that soundtracked a generation.


From the author of the acclaimed "Rip It Up & Start Again", this looks at the rave culture the late 1980s and early 1990s. A new edition, it's been updated to cover the 21st century developments of electronic music, such as dubstep and EDM's recent takeover of America. '...informative as it is enthusiastic and entertaining.' "Q"

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Simon Reynolds is the author of Energy Flash: A Journey through Rave Music and Dance Culture, Blissed Out: The Raptures of Rock, The Sex Revolts: Gender, Rebellions and Rock and Roll (co-written with Joy Press), Rip it Up and Start Again: Postpunk 1978 - 1984 and, most recently, Bring the Noise: Twenty Years of Hip Hop and Hip Rock.