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Generation Ecstasy: Into the World of Techno and Rave Culture

Reynolds, Simon

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ISBN 10: 0415923735 / ISBN 13: 9780415923736
Published by Routledge, New York City, New York, 1999
Used Condition: Fine Soft cover
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"GENERATION ECTASY strives to combine the thoughtless immediacy of my experiences in the thick of the scene with the 'thinking around the subject' that ensued after the heat of the moment. As a history, it's an attempt to chronicle how this extraordinary culture coalesced into being, and to track how those strands have subsequently unraveled to form the current post-rave diaspora. But pulsing inside the text, its raison d'etre, is theincansescent memory of amnesiac moments, dance floor frenzies that propelled me outside time and history. Bliss on." This book has 454 pages and is illustrated. The text contains NO internal marks whatsoeveer. Bookseller Inventory # 062527

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Title: Generation Ecstasy: Into the World of Techno...

Publisher: Routledge, New York City, New York

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Pictorial Softcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: Fifth Printing

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In Generation Ecstasy, Simon Reynolds takes the reader on a guided tour of this end-of-the-millenium phenomenon, telling the story of rave culture and techno music as an insider who has dosed up and blissed out. A celebration of rave's quest for the perfect beat definitive chronicle of rave culture and electronic dance music.

About the Author:

Simon Reynolds is a Consulting Editor at Spin magazine. He is the author of Blissed Out: The Raptures of Rock (1990) and, with Joy Press, of The Sex Revolts: Gender, Rebellion and Rock 'n' Roll (1995).

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