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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 ...
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MC Dynamite ...
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Onallee ...
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Jack Dangers ...
Meat Beat Manifesto
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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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A Digital Odyssey into Electronic Dance Culture


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

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$81,000 (USA) (14 July 2000)
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Peace In Zaire
Written by DJ Spooky (as Paul D. Miller)
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Under License from Universal Music Enterprises
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informative documentary on rave culture and electronic music
27 April 2000 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

directed by ucla alumnus jon reiss, "better living through circuitry" is an informative documentary on rave culture and the history of electronic music. in some ways it is similar to iara lee's 1998 "modulations," though it is more focused on rave culture than the history of electronic music. i had the opportunity to see the film @ resfest '99, and everyone loved it-- old and young, ravers and non-ravers, even some leather-clad-mohawked-punks. the film is both entertaining and informative. of all the people i know who have seen the film, only positive opinions have been expressed.


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