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Industrial music

LC control 98005303
Topical headingIndustrial music
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Variant(s)Generic industrial music
New musick (Industrial music)
See alsoDance music
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Popular music
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Scope noteHere is entered popular music in a style that arose in the 1970s that contains elements of punk rock, electronic music, and machinery sounds, and that sometimes includes lyrics or behavior considered offensive.
Found inHennepin (Industrial music)
"Dark Industrial Zone", URL: ̃sd50031/raksti.html ("... characterized by heavy percussion, synthesized or electronic melodies, distorted and/or manipulated vocals, and cut-and-paste construction. It is often the product of angry white young men; resonating primarily with themes of alienation, anger, pain, oppression, and control. Often danceable, industrial music has noticeable repetitive rhythms and chant-like choruses, which are often played out in variations of a traditional AABA song structure"; may include "found sounds" from metal objects or tools such as a power drill or moving apparatus in a factory)
Industrial culture handbook, 1988: p. 5 (Generic industrial; New musick)