Sean Healy on Wed, 14 Oct 1998 09:50:01 +0200 (MET DST)

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<nettime> Gabber is dead

In regards to the gabber story posted on nettime pre-free daze,
I got this response from a dutch friend who visited me in australia a few
months ago. sean.

Date: Mon, 12 Oct 1998 22:31:34 +0930 (CST)
To: Sean Healy <>
Subject: Gabber is dead

> Dear sean,

Gabber, never had an ideology.Apart from "lets party and don't give shit
about the world".Simular background,uniform and music make them a sub
culture nothing more.,no deeper meaning.No right{right got heaps of media
attention) no left. In Adelaide i met a Dutch guy he was the first gabber
i ever met who studied at a university.I was very surprised.Gabber is
masshypnose of people who need the comfort and safety of a group. Not able
to think for oneself, lowerclass unitity.Speed instead of coke ,because
they could not afford cocaine.The guy who wrote the article is an
exception.What happened to the gabber?Went back to where it came from
unidentifiable massobject.Why did gabber die? Overdose of the same
monotome parties,overcommercialised,there was nothing left to group for
once the music got boring.The comparison to punks is absolutely ridiculous
,far to much credits for the gabber. 

Thank you sean for the information of the media conference i will
absolutly go and you know if you want to come your are always welkom to be
my guest. I trying to reach adbusters about buy-nothing day. 

ADIOS melanie 

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