Generation Ecstasy: Into the World of Techno and Rave Culture

Simon Reynolds (Author)
Available

Description

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.

Product Details

Price
$52.74
Publisher
Routledge
Publish Date
July 16, 1999
Pages
480
Dimensions
5.96 X 1.0 X 9.18 inches | 1.41 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780415923736

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

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).

Reviews

"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