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The Knife: Silent Shout

Dorian Lynskey, The Guardian, 24 March 2006

ONE THEORY explaining the decline in dance music's capacity to shock and amaze points the finger at the DJ jetset's culture of professional good-blokery, which comes in handy in Ibizan terraces but leaves scant space for the chippy mavericks who push music forward.

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