1. Noun

Someone specializing in studying the Future. Examples include:

Noted Futurist Books include:

2. Noun

Someone associated with the Art movement known as Futurism.

Adjective

Of or relating to the Italian art and literary movement Futurism

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Sources: Taylor, Joshua C., FUTURISM, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1961. Tisdall, Caroline and Bozzolla, Angelo, "Futurism", Thames and Hudson, London, 1996. Last Updated 01.28.04

Some recent musicians have been gravitating to the Italian writings about futurism, and have applied it to their music, lifestyle, and the way the world is heading today. Musicians such as DJ Spooky, Ken Ishii, Talvin Singh, and LTJ Bukem are all futurists.

They are taking influences from classical, 50s, 70s, hip-hop, dance, japanese traditional, Indian traditional, drum and bass and turntabalism to create a totally new sound. This is the sound of the future. Don't take your eyes off of these artists.

Fu"tur*ist, n.

1.

One whose chief interests are in what is to come; one who anxiously, eagerly, or confidently looks forward to the future; an expectant.

2. Theol.

One who believes or maintains that the fulfillment of the prophecies of the Bible is to be in the future.

 

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