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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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? See all 23 reviews. There’s certainly a case to be made for these genres’ duality. Either way, I give the book 2 stars, mostly because it is so dated. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Techno Rebels: The Renegades of Electronic Funk

These rebfls books complement each other extremely well. If you’re looking to sicoo exploring techno music, Techno Rebels would make an excellent first port of call.

Bad idea – the reader is left with capsule descriptions at best of many notable subgenres, and as an artifact of the era in which the book was written the late ninetiesthere are several flash-in-the-pan inclusions. How it came from Chicago “house” music. Dec 16, Slye rated it it was amazing. These stories are simply classic, and Sicko’s dogged pursuit of surrounding historical context seems to unfold them in three dimensions.


Write a customer san. There was also a reference to a form of proto-techno called “tekno”, apparently associated with Talla2XLC in the eighties that I was hoping to hear more about, but it only got a passing mention. Transfer of the Soul through the Machine. English Choose a language for shopping.

Aug 29, Monica marked it tecnno to-read. Griffin Waterman rated it really liked it Feb 18, For some other aspects of the history of techno, perhaps a second book by someone else will be necessary.

At times this book reads like a thesis, but Sicko does his best to present a lot of information in an easy-to-follow and cohesive manner as possible. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

He also has difficulty conveying what the music is actually like.

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Into the World of Techno and Rave Culture. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: While I’m glad that a book exists on Detroit techno, it really only skims the surface. Even better than the version. techn


Book Description An updated, expanded history of techno music with special attention to its roots in Detroit. Once rave music makes its appearance felt in the book, xicko would have made sense to look in on it from time to time for the sake of comparison, with the well-recorded animosity some techno producers had toward the style.

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Anybody interested in the history of Techno. And how it really, and I guess not-surprisingly, well, how much of all this stuff comes from kraftwerk and 70’s disco. Its focus on historical context is its strength. Marco rated it liked it Oct 19, I was alittle dissapointed. Preview — Techno Rebels by Dan Sicko. I feel the author does kind of overemphasize the importance of developments in Detroit throughout the book, but he does at least somewhat cover techno developments elsewhere in the world.