Editor's Introduction and Masthead


  • Graham St John University of Queensland, Australia

Author Biography

Graham St John, University of Queensland, Australia

I am a Research Associate at the University of Queensland’s Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies, and was recently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Interactive Media and Production at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, and an SSRC Residential Fellow at the School for Advanced Research, Santa Fe, New Mexico. As an anthropologist of electronic dance music cultures, festivals, and movements, my latest book is Technomad: Global Raving Countercultures (Equinox, October 2009). I am currently completing Global Tribe: Religion, Technology and Psytrance (Blackwell). My edited collection The Local Scenes and Global Culture of Psytrance will be published by Routledge in 2010. Previous collections include Victor Turner and Contemporary Cultural Performance (Berghahn 2008), Rave Culture and Religion (Routledge, 2004), and FreeNRG: Notes From the Edge of the Dance Floor (Commonground, 2001). I am Executive Editor down at Dancecult.