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Prepare for the Techquake

Duration: 01:33

Previous eras have experienced cultural and social ‘Youthquakes’, generation defining sounds and styles that burst out into the mainstream. In the Noughties the Youthquake was upgraded to a decade-long ‘Techquake’. As NME Editor Krissi Murison explains this explosion of digitally enabled creativity meant anyone could make their mark on our culture.

Available since: Tue 5 Jan 2010


Sebastian Barfield
Krissi Murison
Mick Wall
Julia Margo

This clip is from

History of Now: The Story of the Noughties Growing Young

1/3 A look at how, during the Noughties, an ageing Britain focused on recapturing its youth.

First broadcast: 05 Jan 2010

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