Techno, trance, jungle and garage are all musics about creating a pleasurable moment rather than telling a story. They are not, like rock songs, about creating a space for fantasy, for identification or catharsis. They are not to make us feel that we are like (or different from) the performer, or to give us hope, or to make us angry. They are to be used rather than to be understood. They are about collapsing the future into the present.

Discographies: Dance, Music, Culture and the Politics of Sound

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