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Fearless : the making of post-rock / Jeanette Leech.

Author/Creator:
Leech, Jeanette, author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
London : Jawbone Press, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
375 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Post-rock music -- History and criticism.
Post-rock music.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Summary:
"In 1994, the music critic Simon Reynolds coined a new term: post-rock. It was an attempt to give a narrative to music that used the tools of rock but did something utterly different with it, broadening its scope by fusing elements of punk, dub, electronic music, minimalism, and more into something wholly new. Post-rock is an anti-genre, impossible to fence in. Elevating texture over riff and ambiance over traditional rock hierarchies, its exponents used ideas of space and deconstruction to create music of enormous power. From Slint to Talk Talk, Bark Psychosis to Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Tortoise to Fridge, Mogwai to Sigur Ros, the pioneers of post-rock are unified by an open-minded ambition that has proven hugely influential on everything from mainstream rock records to Hollywood soundtracks and beyond. Drawing on dozens of new interviews and packed full of stories never before told, Fearless explores how the strands of post-rock entwined, frayed, and created one of the most diverse bodies of music ever to huddle under one name" --Inside cover.
Contents:
Proto-
Bring the noise
You push a knife into my dreams
Spirit is everything
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Tooled up
Too bloody-minded
1994: the year post-rock broke
The slow-down
Vertical flux
Splitting the root
Sharks & courtesan
Badtimes
Young teams
Regret, desire, fear, hope
There's a lot of dust in the air
The national anthem
Notes & sources
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781911036159
1911036157
OCLC:
990635124
Publisher Number:
99972912849
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