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Looking for Europe: The History of Neofolk by Andreas Diesel

Brian rated it really liked it Dec 14, The spectrum ranges from lookiing folk to noisy Industrial, from right-wing anarchists to modern counter-cultural subversions, and from queer fetishism to artistic explorations of obscure ideologies.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Fiendjuice rated it it was amazing Oct 19, Preview — Looking for Europe by Andreas Diesel. These terms are umbrella terms that lookingg describe various other forms of unrelated music.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Neofolkalso known as post-industrial or apocalyptic folkis a form of experimental music blending elements of folk and industrial musicheofolk emerged in punk rock circles neorolk the s.

Alternative metal Alternative rock Rivethead List of industrial music bands List of industrial music festivals. Konchog rated it it was ok Mar 17, This book examines the area of tension Neofolk is situated in.

Christopher rated it really liked it Dec 10, At this stage in the game, so to speak, it’s not false modesty to say that I am content with my influence. This page was last edited on 14 Septemberat This has led to some forefathers of the genre and current artists within the genre attributing it to being an aspect of a broader neopagan revival.


Retrieved from ” https: At times there is a tone of slight apologism for the some of the imagery and statements acts have used and made, Diesel makes these points far more articulately than many of them wou Looking For Europe is a great book on an underexplored subject.

For many years now, Neofolk has been surrounded by controversies. Neofolk is not to be confused with folksy sing-along music – rather, this music is rooted in the Dark-Wave and Industrial music scenes; it is a playground for punk attitudes, SS death-heads, pastoral romanticism, and Riefenstahl-inspired aesthetics.

On one hand commenting on this once or twice and then leaving it go would’ve been the best way of avoiding accusations of protesting slightly too much that none of these acts are Nazis.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Kenneth Cassar rated it it was amazing Apr 25, Purely an aesthetic rejection of the mainstream or an expression of fascist leanings?

Runic alphabetsheathen European sites and other means of expressing an interest in the ancient and ancestral occurs often in neofolk music. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Other bands offend by using Third Reich symbolism.

Various Artists – Looking for Europe – The Neofolk Compendium CD-4 Digibook

Looking For Europe is very intelligently written and offers a lot of food for thought, pointing me in the direction of some writers and thinkers who knowledge of whether I agree with them or not could be very enriching and some music that my life hasn’t been improved by hearing. Is this right-wing populism or the cultural vision of a truly diverse Europe?


Todd rated it really liked it Feb 10, Want to Read saving…. Paperbackpages. As a descriptor, apocalyptic folk predates neoffolk and was used by David Tibet to describe the music of his band Current 93 during a period in the late s and early s. Anglo-American folk music with neofolj sounds and themes to neofolk existed as far back as the s.

Neofolk is a fascinating offshoot from industrial music and this seems to be the definitive word on the subject at present.

Martial industrial or military pop is a genre that shares a lot in common with neofolk and developed very close to it. Space is devoted both to an overview of crucial acts in the genre and an exploration of the surrounding themes and controversies.

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At times there is a tone of slight apologism for the some of the imagery and statements acts have used and made, Diesel makes these points far more articulately than many of them would have done. Die Welt der Gothics: Unas eurkpe it it was amazing Jun 29, Recordatio rated it it was amazing Jan 03, Trivia About Looking for Europ Die Welt der Gothics.