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Generation ecstasy

into the world of techno and rave culture

by Simon Reynolds

  • 207 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Techno music -- History and criticism.,
  • Rave culture.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-395), discography (p. [397]-436), and index.

    StatementSimon Reynolds.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3540 .R49 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination454 p. :
    Number of Pages454
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL354991M
    ISBN 100316741116
    LC Control Number98014754


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