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1. Which of the following is the most apt description of industrial music?
2. The cut-up technique of which author, utilized in his "Nova Trilogy" (which included the novel "The Soft Machine"), was an early influence on industrial music artists?
3. Early industrial music artists drew upon critical theorists such as Jean Baudrillard for ideas, inspiration and justification.
4. Early industrial music, with its emphasis on railing against glorified beauty, has often been compared to which of the following art movements?
5. Industrial Music (IM) incorporates the values of both harmony and disharmony into its creative process. Whilst the former is melodious, the latter is definitely jarring and it has led to the formation of which of the following terms to describe this disparate union?
6. Scholars of industrial music advise that the genre rails against our dehumanization. With which of the following moments in history do they identify with as the point in which this process began to accelerate?
7. Luigi Russolo was an artist whose writings into noise and music may have influenced industrial music. In which field of art, that emphasized technology, was he prominent?
8. Shock tactics were seen as an important artistic element by the early industrial musicians.
9. One of the core ingredients of industrial music is the use of synthesizers and other electronic instruments. Which German group, known for its groundbreaking album "Autobahn" (1974), was a major influence on the industrial music scene?
10. Most music aficionados point to Bill Haley and His Comets as the originators of rock and roll. To which band do scholars point as the founders of industrial music?
11. Which band, named after a famous Zurich nightclub, was formed by Chris Watson in 1973 and would become a major influence in the development of industrial music?
12. Early industrial music artists cared little for their organizational autonomy.
13. Industrial musician Boyd Rice "purportedly" recorded the word "cry" sung by which artist, responsible for the 1963 hit "It's My Party", onto a loop to release publicly?
14. The second wave of industrial music (1982 -1989) brought with it a significant range of new sub-genres, among them was EBM. What does the acronym EBM stand for?
15. Which Chicago band, responsible for the albums "The Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Taste" (1989) and "Psalm 69" (1992) was one of the bands responsible for bringing industrial music to the masses?
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