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Be77er [i.e. better] living through circuitry : a digital odyssey into the electronic dance underground

Author: Jon ReissBrian McNelisStuart SwezeyFrankie BonesGenesis P-OrridgeAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : MVD Music Video, [2000?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a rare insightful look at rave culture and the electronic dance community. A cross-section of the techno subculture is represented as ravers, DJs and musicians speak for themselves about their music and ideals. Presents such dynamic aspects of rave culture as empowerment through technology, the do-it-yourself ethic and the flowering of a new spirituality embracing transcendence through sound and rhythm.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Documentary
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Reiss; Brian McNelis; Stuart Swezey; Frankie Bones; Genesis P-Orridge; DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid.; Carl Cox; Roni Size; Keoki.; Wolfgang Flür; Moby.; Crystal Method (Musical group); Psychic TV (Musical group); Electric Skychurch (Musical group); Atomic Babies (Musical group); Seventh Art Releasing (Firm); Cleopatra Pictures.; Parasite Productions.; Music Video Distributors, Inc.
OCLC Number: 45723809
Notes: Special features: Filmmakers commentary, interview with DJ Dan, The Crystal Method, Wolfgang Flür, Roni Size, Genesis P-Orridge ; computer animation reels from Nighttribe, OVT, soundtrack album audio previews, virtual flyer gallery, cast and crew biography for interviewed artists.
Credits: Editor, Erix Zimmerman ; music supervision, Cary Berger, PJ Bloom.
Performer(s): Features: Frankie Bones, The Crystal Method, Genesis P-Orridge and Psychic TV, DJ Spooky, Carl Cox, Electric Skychurch, Roni Size, DJ Keoki, Wolfgang Flür, Atomic Babies, Moby.
Description: 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Better living through circuitry
Digital odyssey into the electronic dance underground
Responsibility: Seventh Art Releasing presents a Cleopatra Picture of a Parasite Production ; produced by Brian McNelis and Stuart Swezey ; directed by Jon Reiss.

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Presents a rare insightful look at rave culture and the electronic dance community. A cross-section of the techno subculture is represented as ravers, DJs and musicians speak for themselves about their music and ideals. Presents such dynamic aspects of rave culture as empowerment through technology, the do-it-yourself ethic and the flowering of a new spirituality embracing transcendence through sound and rhythm.

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