Dancecult Issue 5.1 / Now Live‏

New journal issue
Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture
5.1: Doing Nightlife and EDMC Fieldwork
Guest Edited by Luis-Manuel Garcia


Dancecult issue 5.1 is now live, and is a guest-edited issue on Doing Nightlife and EDMC Fieldwork.


Executive Editor’s Introduction, Graham St John

Editor’s Introduction, Luis-Manuel Garcia

Feature Articles

Interrupting Flow: Researching Play, Performance and Immersion in Festival Scenes. Alice O’Grady

Alone, Asian and Female: The Unspoken Challenges of Conducting Fieldwork in Dance Settings. Bina Bhadwa

Looks: Studio 54 and the Production of Fabulous Nightlife. madison moore


Focused Ethnography as Research Method: A Case Study of Techno Music Producers in Home-Recording Studios. Jan-Michael Kühn (trans. Luis-Manuel Garcia)


Writing the Vibe: Arts of Representation in Electronic Dance Music Culture. Graham St John

From the Floor

Techno Intersections: An Aural Account of Research in Edinburgh. Tami Gadir

Wasta Capital: Ethnographic Reflexivity at a Rooftop Nightclub in Beirut. Caitlin Robinson

Dance Floors of the Mind: Performing Nightlife Research During the Day. Sheena Hyndman

Negotiating Salient Identities in Queer EDM Spaces. Todd J. Rosendahl

Describing Experience: Working Actively with Fieldnote Genres in Anthropological Fieldwork. Lars Nørr Mikkelsen


Flashback: Drugs and Dealing in the Golden Age of the London Rave Scene (Jennifer R. Ward). Sean Leneghan

The Art of Record Production: An Introductory Reader for a New Academic Field (eds. Simon Frith and Simon Zagorski-Thomas). Pat O’Grady

The Sound Studies Reader (ed. Jonathan Sterne). Carlo Nardi

Musical Rhythms in the Age of Digital Reproduction (ed. Anne Danielsen). Stefanie Alisch

The International Recording Industries (ed. Lee Marshall). Paul Oldham