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    DescriptionIn 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.


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    Title
    Generation Ecstasy
    Subtitle
    Into the World of Techno and Rave Culture
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Simon Reynolds
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 504
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 748 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415923736
    ISBN 10: 0415923735
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Libri: I-MU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.7
    BIC E4L: SOC
    Ingram Subject Code: MU
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BISAC V2.8: SOC052000
    BIC subject category V2: JFCA
    B&T General Subject: 540
    DC21: 781.64
    BIC subject category V2: AVGV
    DC22: 781.64
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25920
    BISAC V2.8: MUS029000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1990
    BISAC V2.8: MUS013000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MUS011000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: ML3540 .R49 1999
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: JBCC1, AVLP, AVLX
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 August 1999
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    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).
    Review quote
    "Worthy. As a straightforward timeline account of rave culture-the DJs, the drugs, the choons, the clubs, the clobber-"Generation Ecstasy succeeds. Tracing the music. Reynolds shows that he certainly knows his stuff.."-"Now, Toronto "For anyone who has been to a rave or bought a techno CD, this book is an excellent complement. Reynolds does a great job throughout, even making this book readable for those who know littel or nothing about techno and rave culture."-"Dead Trees Review "Invaluable."-"Toronto Star "The single best book about rave culture."-"The Roverfront Times "A classic chronicle of the Nineties rave movement."-James Hunter, "Rolling Stone