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Better Living Through Circuitry (1999)

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This DVD is a documentary film about the history of the U. S. rave scene which includes a fantastic soundtrack! Both t he film and soundtrack capture the people and the music tha t shaped ... See full summary »

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Lord T. Byron ...
Lords of Acid
McGuinnes ...
Lords of Acid
Lady Galore ...
Lords of Acid
Shai De La Luna ...
Lords of Acid
Roni Size ...
Roni Size
DJ Die ...
Reprazent
MC Dynamite ...
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Suv ...
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Onallee ...
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DJ Krust ...
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Frankie Bones ...
DJ Frankie Bones
Jack Dangers ...
Meat Beat Manifesto
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Himself
Scott Kirkland ...
The Crystal Method
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This DVD is a documentary film about the history of the U. S. rave scene which includes a fantastic soundtrack! Both t he film and soundtrack capture the people and the music tha t shaped the underground sub-culture around electronic musi c in America. Featured soundtrack artists include: Moby, Ke oki, The Crystal Method, DJ Spooky, Roni Size, Psychic TV a nd a host of others! Written by Anonymous

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rave | club dj | electronic music

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A Digital Odyssey into Electronic Dance Culture


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14 August 1999 (USA)  »

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$24,970 (USA) (26 May 2000)

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$81,000 (USA) (14 July 2000)
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Expander (Remix)
Written by Brian Dougans / Garry Cobain
Performed by The Future Sound of London (as Future Sound of London)
Under License from Hypnotic Recordings/Passion Music
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great work by a promising talent
3 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

jon reiss spent a lot of time directing music videos, including some pretty cool ones (nin happiness is slavery. if you have the stomach, check it out, b/c nothing really served to establish a visual counterpont to the whole 'industrial' music boom of the 90s quite as well or as powerfully as this one)

that he wouold have the insight to make a documentary about the world of electronic music makes sense. this film is fascinating as anything you'll ever see, and really has a finger on the pulse of the electronic music scene, its past, and a style that will probably provide the soundtrack for the future


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