Editor's Introduction

  • Graham St John University of Queensland, Australia

Author Biography

Graham St John, University of Queensland, Australia
I am an anthropologist of electronic dance music cultures, festivals, and movements. My forthcoming book Global Tribe: Spirituality, Technology and Psytrance  will be published by Equinox in Nov 2012, and my previous books include Technomad: Global Raving Countercultures (Equinox 2009) along with the edited collections The Local Scenes and Global Culture of Psytrance (Routledge 2010), 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 have held research posts in four countries, and am currently a Research Associate at the University of Queensland’s Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies. I am founding Executive Editor at Dancecult. My website.