Global Tribe: Technology, Spirituality and Psytrance (Graham St John)


  • tobias c. van Veen Université de Montréal


psytrance, psyculture, ethnic, India, race, Goa, white

Author Biography

tobias c. van Veen, Université de Montréal

tobias c. van Veen, b. 1978, is a renegade theorist and turntablist, practitioner of the technology arts, and SSHRC Postdoctoral Researcher in Communications at the Université de Montréal. Since 1993 he has disseminated and exhibited work in sound, radio & net-art, working with STEIM, the New Forms Festival, the Banff Centre, Eyebeam, VIVO, MUTEK,, the Vancouver New Music Society and Hexagram. His writing on philosophy of technology, AfroFuturism & technoculture has been disseminated worldwide, appearing in CTheory, EBR, Bad Subjects, Leonardo, Locus Suspectus, FUSE, e/i, WIRE, HorizonZero, Dancecult and through Autonomedia, among others. His sound & has been disseminated through,, Kunstradio,, CiTR, and Alt-X, with sonic and mix releases on No Type's BricoLodge and the and/OAR labels. Tobias is former Managing Editor of Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture. He also mixes a mean absynthe martini. His research blog can be found at [].