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Notes and acknowledgments:

All translations are my own unless otherwise indicated. Many thanks to Richard Leppert (Professor), Rembert Hüser (Associate Professor), Christian Haines (PhD Candidate), and Emily Lechner (B.A. Summa Cum Laude) for their careful readings of various drafts of this paper. Many thanks to Ben Lukas Boysen, Marcel Weber, Prof. Todd Presner, and Hypercities.com for media assistance. Two scholarships made much of this research possible: first, a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), with sponsorship from Peter Wicke and the Centre for Popular Music Research at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; and second, a grant from the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies with funds provided by the Freie Universität Berlin. Finally, my deepest thanks to my colleagues at das Archiv der Jugendkulturen (The Archive of Youth Cultures) in Berlin; the archive provided many of the research materials that made this article possible. The conclusions, opinions, and other statements in this publication are the author’s and not necessarily those of his friends, colleagues, and/or sponsoring institutions.


Books and Articles

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Westbam. Mix, Cuts & Scratches: mit Rainald Goetz. Berlin: Merve Verlag, 1997.

Wiechmann, Peer. “Love Parade 2000 — Brot und Spiele für das Volk?” in Journal der Jugendkulturen. Volume 2 (June 2000). Bad Tölz: Thomas Tilsner, 2000. 10–15.

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Visual Materials

be.Angeled. Dir. Roman Kuhn. Perf. Mark Spoon and Lexy. 2001. DVD. Universum Film GmbH, 2001.

Berlin: Symphony of a Great City. Dir. Walter Ruttmann. 1927. DVD. Image Entertainment, 1999.

Groove. Dir. Greg Harrison. 2000. DVD. Sony Pictures, 2000.

Human Traffic. Dir. Justin Kerrigan. 1999. DVD. Miramax, 2000.

Love is the Message — The Parade Documentary. VHS. Studio K7, 1995.

Loveparade: Masses in Motion. DVD. BMG, Ariola Media Gmbh, 2003.

Run Lola Run. Dir. Tom Tykwer. 1998. DVD. Sony Pictures, 2008.

Techno City: Ein Wochenende in der Berliner Szene. Dir. Joachim Haupt. SFB, 1993.

Trainspotting. Dir. Danny Boyle. 1996. DVD. Miramax Home Entertainment, 2004.

We Call It Techno: A Documentary about Germany’s Early Techno Scene and Culture. Dir. Maren Sextro and Holger Wick. DVD. Sense Music and Media, 2008.


Selected Discography

Alec Empire. Generation Star Wars. Mille Plateaux MP CD 11, 1994.

Atari Teenage Riot. Burn, Berlin, Burn! Grand Royal GR042, 1997.

Da Hool. Meet Her at the Love Parade. B-Sides #005, 1997.

Einstürzende Neubauten. Kollabs. Zick Zack ZZ 65, 1981.

Ellen Allien. Stadtkind. Bpitch Control BPC 021 CD, 2001.

Various. be.Angeled: Original Soundtrack. Modul 74321 86511 2, 2001.

Various. Loveparade: The Anthems. Kontor Records 0191092KON, 2008.


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