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...Throbbing Gristle is a British industrial music band also known for their performance art shows. Throbbing Gristle coined the phrase “industrial music for industrial people” to underline the dehumanization with which their music engages...

Audiovision and Gesamtkunstwerk: The Aesthetics of First- and Second-Generation Industrial Music Video

Michael Goddard

Michael N. Goddard is Senior Lecturer and Course Leader in Film, Television and Moving image at the University of Westminster, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Music/Video : Histories, Aesthetics, Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...Introduction: Industrial music, video, and audiovision Michel Chion has famously and provocatively referred to film as a sound art (Chion 2009), developing his earlier reading of cinema in the synaesthetic audiovisual terms of audiovision...

Throbbing Gristle’s Early Records: Post-Hippie/Pre-Punk/Post-Punk

Mute Records : Artists, Business, History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Scholarly Books

...The set-up Throbbing Gristle made a unique intervention into popular culture that bridged confrontational performance art (and more generally a cross-disciplinary approach...

The Undead and the Uncanny

Christopher Partridge

Christopher Partridge is Professor of Religious Studies in the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University, UK. Recent publications include The Occult World (2014, ed.,), The Lyre of Orpheus: Popular Music, the Sacred and the Profane (2013), Dub in Babylon (2010), and Holy Terror: Understanding Religion and Violence in Popular Culture (2010, ed.,). He is co-editor of Bloomsbury Studies in Religion and Popular Music. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mortality and Music : Popular Music and the Awareness of Death

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...No tradition or sensibility has done more to inspire popular thanatology than the Gothic. From Horace Walpole’s 1764 novelette The Castle of Otranto through to Gothic rock, imaginations have been drawn to boundary-crossing themes...

Throbbing Gristle's Twenty Jazz Funk Greats

Drew Daniel

Drew Daniel is one half of the acclaimed electronic group Matmos, successful in their own right, and also as collaborators with Bjork. Drew has taught the history of electronic music at Harvard University and the San Francisco Art Institute, among other places. He lives in San Francisco. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2008

33 1/3 Books

...In Twenty Jazz Funk Greats, Drew Daniel (of the experimental band Matmos) creates-through both his own insights and exclusive interviews with the band-an exploded view of the album’s multiple agendas: a series of close readings of each...

Industrial Music

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The industrial music style and subculture developed in the mid-1970s in England and Germany from a mixture of experimental popular music sounds, performance art theatricality, avant-garde compositional techniques, and an ideological...