The man behind the book ‘Techno Rebels’ sadly passes away this morning from his battle with cancer: Dan’s Story: Donations. The music journalist and author of Techno Rebels died of cancer on Sunday. Dan Sicko, music journalist and chronicler of Detroit’s techno movement, died of. Sicko was the author Techno Rebels: The Renegades of Electronic Funk, a pioneering work of music journalism on the topic of techno music.

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Lists with This Book. Transfer of the Soul through the Machine. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Book Description An updated, expanded sicki of techno music with special attention to its roots in Detroit. If you’re looking to start exploring techno music, Techno Rebels would make an rebeks first port of call. Learn more about Amazon Rebsls.

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Does this count as “currently reading” if I’m kind of on hold with it? But some history I wanted: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Impetus for the coverage of jungle could have sprung from the bleep ‘n bass chapter, with the likes of Unique 3 and Shut Up And Dance serving as a bridge, rather than its being tucked way as a dqn at the end. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Incredibly wide perspective of what Techno is about, as well as its history.

Write a customer dam. Jul 14, Alain Patrick rated it it was amazing. When it was originally published inTechno Rebels became the definitive text on a hard-to-define but vital genre of music. Want to Read saving…. Overall, much of While the book is kind of dated written in — it discusses mp3 as an emerging distribution technology and the writing style is pretty dry very academic in naturethe book does provide an informative history of techno up to Showing of 23 reviews.


Techno Rebels: The Renegades of Electronic Funk by Dan Sicko

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. There’s certainly a case to be made for these genres’ duality. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The book does a great job of digging deep into the socioeconomics of the era that gave birth to the genre, so that by the time you get to the big Charivari party, you understand exactly why these kids are blending the things that they’re blending together and where the genre was born.

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This is unnecessary, though a legitimate holdover from the “Electronica” days where such a multitude of sounds and scenes were mentally and critically skcko into one umbrella term. See all 23 reviews. The Underground Is Massive: The DEMF was remarkable because it gave credence rdbels what everyone had been doing underground for so many years. Ultimately, Sicko argues that techno is rooted in the “collective dreaming” of the city of Detroit-as if its originators wanted to preserve what was great about the city-its machines and its deep soul roots.

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Marco rated it liked it Oct 19, Aug 05, Kelly rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I was also a little bit disappointed that it spent most of its time focused on the Detroit angle of techno, which makes sense, since it was created there, but it would’ve been nice to have more than a few passing mentions of such incredible British techno-inspired artists such as Aphex Twin, Autechre, and others.

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Techno Rebels: The Renegades of Electronic Funk

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Into the World of Techno and Rave Culture. Anybody interested in the history of Techno. The first authoritative American chronicle of the most innovative trend in contemporary music, this appraisal is a must for all followers of what’s hottest in music today.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Sicko concludes by investigating how Detroit techno functions today after the contrived electronica boom of the late s, through the original artists, new sounds, and Detroit’s annual electronic music festival.