Sounds Like: Abney Park, Lovett, Steam Powered Giraffe, Goth Mountain, Pink Floyd
Label: Goth Mountain Music (BMI)
Manager: Erik Von Zeppelin
Bio: As the industrial age replaced the age of steam, Steam Nation was formed to remind us of our bygone technologies. Take a trip through time, space and imagination to the Town of Anachron!
“Steampunk Incorporating elements of science fiction, fantasy, horror and slipstream, steampunk involves a setting where steam power is widely used—whether in an alternate history such as the Wild West or Britain’s Victorian era, or in some post-apocalyptic time. The pioneers of this genre include Tim Powers’s Anubis Gates (1983) and James Blaylock’s Homunculus (1986). K.W. Jeter invented the term “steampunk” with the launch of his 1987 novel Infernal Devices: A Mad Victorian Fantasy, about a young watchmaker named George who discovers that his father, the greatest inventor of all time, has created a clockwork automaton version of himself. Still, the book that really popularized the steampunk genre was William Gibson and Bruce Sterling’s 1990s novel The Difference Engine. Cyberpunk There’s some debate about who really “invented” cyberpunk as a genre. Although Isaac Asimov was the first writer to seriously contemplate the ramifications of artificial intelligence,”