11. 04. 2018
A new book that will chronologically describe the entire history and evolution of electronic music has been announced by an English author and music journalist David Stubbs. A book titled ”Mars By 1980: The Story of Electronic Music” is set to be released on August 2nd by publisher Faber & Faber.
The book will document electronic music from its early origins and experimentations to this present day – a takeover of both the mainstream and its always present underground culture.
About David Stubbs from Faber & Faber:
“David Stubbs is a British author and music journalist.. He worked for NME, Uncut, Vox, as well as the Wire. His work has appeared in The Times, SundayTimes, Spin, Guardian, The Quietus and GQ. Stubbs has written a number of books, including Future Days: Krautrock and the Building of Modern Germany, a song-by-song profile of Jimi Hendrix and Fear Of Music: Why People Get Rothko But Don’t Get Stockhausen, a comparative study of twentieth-century avant-garde music and art.”
The book is definitely a must-read for every connoisseur of electronic music. You can already pre-order it here!