Generation Ecstasy: Into the World of Techno and Rave Culture
Generation Ecstasy is the story of rave culture and techno music. Challenging traditional ideas about music and spawning a global network of underground scenes based on the frenzied euphoria of the all-night dance party, rave is the most innovative, influential, and controversial pop phenomenon since punk rock. A celebration of rave's quest for the perfect beat and the ultimate rush, Generation Ecstasy is the definitive chronicle of rave culture and electronic dance music.
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Review: Generation EcstasyUser Review - Tim - Goodreads
A decent history/memoir of electronic dance music from a music journalist and participant in the UK rave scene of the early 90s. As a fan of electronic dance music, I found it really interesting, but ... Read full review
Review: Generation ecstasy : into the world of techno and rave cultureUser Review - Eric - Goodreads
This book is a very detailed, autobiographical history of electronic dance music. Reynolds bathes the book in fountains of extraneous adjectives. (I can easily visualize him doing lines of blow off a ... Read full review