Listening to the Music the Machines Make: The Electronic Pop Revolution 1978-1983 - Published on 27th October 2022

Listening to the Music the Machines Make: The Electronic Pop Revolution 1978-1983 - Published on 27th October 2022

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By Richard Evans

Listening to the Music the Machines Make is the enthralling, explosive story of electronic pop between 1978 and 1983 – a true golden age of British music.

This definitive book explores how krautrock, disco, glam rock and punk inspired an electronic pop revolution and how that revolution went on to establish the foundations for hip-hop, house and EDM.

Drawing on years of research and with exclusive input from key figures – including Vince Clarke (Depeche Mode, Yazoo, Erasure), Martyn Ware (The Human League, Heaven 17), Dave Ball (Soft Cell), John Foxx (Ultravox), Daniel Miller (The Normal, Mute Records) and Rusty Egan (Visage) – Richard Evans tells the stories of the movement’s underground pioneers and its superstars: from Devo, The Normal, Telex and Cabaret Voltaire to Gary Numan, OMD, Duran Duran and Depeche Mode.

Publication Date: 27.10.22
ISBN: 9781913172893
Extent: 528 pages
Format: Hardback

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