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Various, Jerry Kranitz

Cassette Culture - Homemade Music and the Creative Spirit in the Pre-Internet-Age (Book + 2CD)

Label: Vinyl-On-Demand

Format: Book + 2CD

Genre: Electronic

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€88.00
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Intensive 320 page Book written by Jerry Kranitz, it includes a 2CD loaded with almost 160 minutes of Cassette-Culture / DIY Artists. The book takes a social history/analytical approach to the growth of the global cassette culture/homemade music network that sprouted and flourished from the post-punk era through the early 1990s. The author explores how the participants communicated, traded, collaborated, and set up cottage industry labels to distribute their work. A long overdue study of this pivotal yet less than comprehensively documented chapter in the post-punk and 20th century independent arts movement stories.  

 

For anyone who is as fascinated in the creation of art for the sake of creating art, this book is a wonder. Jerry Kranitz also used to run the incredible website/zine Aural Innovations. The book takes a social history/analytical approach to the growth of the global cassette culture/homemade music network that sprouted and flourished from the post-punk era through the early 1990s. The author explores how the participants communicated, traded, collaborated, and set up cottage industry labels to distribute their work. A long overdue study of this pivotal yet less than comprehensively documented chapter in the post-punk and 20th century independent arts movement stories.

Details
Cat. number: VOD158
Year: 2020
Notes:

Released as part of a 320 page book "Cassette Culture".

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