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Lost and Sound: Berlin, Techno and the Easyjet set

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Tobias Rapp’s book ‘Lost and Sound: Berlin, Techno and the Easyjetset’ investigates the city’s love affair with electronic music and seeks to answer why the world is flocking to the German capital to get a piece of the action.
Paperback, 287 pages
Published 2010 by innervisions (first published 2009)
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Bileczka
Jul 27, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Powtarzanie co kilka stron tego samego - że tanie linie lotnicze zwożą turystów do Berlina, że ciężki los didżeja, że pijani i naćpani ludzie w klubach "spotykają się z absolutem" (wtf?) - na dodatek wszystko strasznie suche. Nie wiem czego się spodziewałam, bo w końcu "writing about music is like dancing about architecture", ale, cóż, z 300-stronicową książeczką małego formatu męczyłam się prawie miesiąc i nie był to czas świetnie spędzony. Jeżeli kogoś interesuje berlińskie techno to polecam r ...more
Paul Dilley
An interesting perspective on die Szene by a true insider, but it felt less like a personal memoire, which would have made for a more gripping read given the subject, and more like, dare I say it, faux-academic prose…
Nicholas
Overall a good overview of the Berlin Techno scene of the 00s with a handful of interesting ideas about how the scene came together, what it has in common with the scene of the 90s and what some of the economic and social conditions were that caused the scene to really blow up. On the latter I would have liked to see more and as the book went on a lot of the analysis thinned out a bit as the chapters started to take on specific topics like "how to run a label" or "what is Abelton and why is it i ...more
Jan Berkel
Oct 14, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: archive
nice overview of the development of the techno scene in berlin from 2000-2009, and the role cheap flights have played (techno tourism?).
Artur
Oct 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
chapter about drugs is not necessary - apart from that it's a great read for techno music fans;)
Kimberlyluisi
Jun 18, 2014 rated it liked it
Very interesting read, but decreased rather than increased my desire to actually go to a Berlin club.
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