Art & UK Rave Culture
Britain's unique musical heritage and it's dancefloors, raves and sound system culture are deeply embedded in our art and society today. British artists such as Jeremy Deller, Kode9 and Mark Leckey all explore this relationship between people, communities and sound. Here is a list of recommendations from sound art to rave culture and its many influences and expressions.
Sonic Intimacy: Reggae Sound Systems, Jungle Pirate Radio and...
UK) James Malcolm (University of Sussex
Mark Leckey: Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore
Transcendent Waves: How Listening Shapes Our Creative Lives
Bass, Mids, Tops: An Oral History of Sound System Culture
Brian David Stevens and Joe Muggs
It's a London Thing: How Rare Groove, Acid House and Jungle...
Electronic: From Kraftwerk to the Chemical Brothers
Jean-Yves Leloup, Gemma Curtin, et al.
Laura Grace Ford
Ways of Hearing
k-punk: The Collected and Unpublished Writings of Mark Fisher...
Mark Fisher and Darren Ambrose
Ghosts of My Life: Writings on Depression, Hauntology and...
The End-Of-The-Century Party: Youth, Pop and the Rise of...
This Searing Light, the Sun and Everything Else: Joy...
Energy Flash: A Journey Through Rave Music and Dance Culture
Down with Childhood: Pop Music and the Crisis of Innocence
Kraftwerk: Future Music from Germany
UK Rave Flyers 1991-1996
Stefania Fiorendi and Junior Tomlin
Ocean of Sound: Ambient sound and radical listening in the...
Rave Art: Flyers, invitations and membership cards
Chelsea Louise Berlin
Inner City Pressure: The Story of Grime
Bass Culture: When Reggae Was King
Art Sex Music
Cosey Fanni Tutti
Special Sound: The Creation and Legacy of the BBC Radiophonic...
Sonic Warfare: Sound, Affect, and the Ecology of Fear
The Lark Ascending: People, Music and Landscape in...
Mr Richard King
Mr Richard King
Sound Art Revisited
USA) Licht Professor Alan (Bard College
Retromania: Pop Culture's Addiction to its Own Past
This Is Memorial Device
All Things Remembered
Factory Records: The Complete Graphic Album
Sounds Like London: 100 Years of Black Music in the Capital
Massive Attack: Out Of The Comfort Zone
IMAGE: Jeremy Deller The History Of The World 1998
This is a personal graphic visual presentation of the history, influence and context for acid house and brass band music; its flow diagram indicates possible social and political echoes between the two forms. The print also provides the graphic rationale for Acid Brass, a project initiated by Jeremy Deller in 1996 for which acid house music was arranged and performed by brass bands. The joining of acid house and brass band music illustrated the historical breadth of the spirit of dissent that characterised opposition to the Thatcherite break-up both of the coal industry and Britain’s wider industrial and manufacturing base.