Seismic shift  

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"Undercurrents tracks [...] seismic shifts across a wide range of music including modern composition, free jazz, experimental rock and pop, Industrial, ethnic music, techno and electronica, and looks at the extraordinary innovations and invented instruments that have passed into obscurity."--Undercurrents: The Hidden Wiring of Modern Music by the Wire (2002) by Rob Young

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  1. A fundamental reorientation of a state of affairs.

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An allusion to the drastic change to the landscape caused by a massive earthquake.

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