The Evolution of Electronic Dance Music

The Evolution of Electronic Dance Music

Paperback Keyboard Presents

Edited by Peter Kirn

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  • Publisher: BACKBEAT BOOKS
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 226mm x 15mm | 431g
  • Publication date: 9 December 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Milwaukee
  • ISBN 10: 1617130192
  • ISBN 13: 9781617130199
  • Illustrations note: Black and White Photos throughout
  • Sales rank: 193,626

Product description

From roots in '70s New York disco and '80s Detroit techno to today's international, mainstream explosion of such genres as house, trance, and dubstep, electronic dance music has reshaped the popular musical landscape. This book digs deep through the archives of "Keyboard" magazine to unearth the insider history of the art and technology of the EDM movement, written as it happened. We hear from the artists who defined the genre (Jean Michel Jarre, Depeche Mode, Deadmau5, BT, Kraftwerk, and more). Revisit the most significant synths, beatboxes, and musical tools that made the music possible, through the eyes of those who first played them. Learn the history, then the expert techniques behind the music, so you can apply the same craft to your own music and mixes.

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Author information

PETER KIRN is a technology journalist and creative tech practitioner and teacher. His sites and have become widely read chronicles of recent transformations in music and visual technology and design, from DIY culture to new interfaces and platforms. A contributing editor to Keyboard, he has written for MacWorld, Make, Computer Music, Wax Poetics, and Popular Science. Classically trained, he teaches at Parsons and speaks internationally on the connections between technology and creation, to audiences ranging from musicians and designers to software developers.