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Auteur: Reynolds, Simon
Titel: Rip it up and start again
Sub titel: Post Punk 1978-1984

Punk's raw power rejuvenated rock, but by the summer of 1977 the movement had become a parody of itself. `Rip it up and start again' is a celebration of what happened next: post-punk bands like PiL, Joy Division, Talking Heads, The Fall and The Human League who dedicated themselves to fulfilling punk's unfinished musical revolution. The post-punk groups were fervent modernists. Experimenting with electronics and machine rhythm or adapting ideas from dub reggae and disco, they were totally confident they could invent a whole new future for music.
2005, 577 pag., Euro 26,65
Faber & Faber, London, ISBN 571215696


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