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Drum & Bass: Sonic Youth

Kodwo Eshun, The Face, January 1996

CALL IT drum & bass, breakbeat science or hardstep. As jungle accelerates faster into the future, it is splintering into a million different theme tunes to modern living, from TV adverts to the 80,000-plus sales of Goldie's Timeless album. As the first phase of drum & bass, from cult status to the mainstream, comes to a close, THE FACE charts the history of the future sound of Britain

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