The Local Scenes and Global Culture of Psytrance (Hardcover)

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This lively textual symposium offers a collection of formative research on the culture of global psytrance (psychedelic trance). As the first book to address the diverse transnationalism of this contemporary electronic dance music phenomenon, the collection hosts interdisciplinary research addressing psytrance as a product of intersecting local and global trajectories. Contributing to theories of globalization, postmodernism, counterculture, youth subcultures, neotribes, the carnivalesque, music scenes and technologies, dance ritual and spirituality, chapters introduce psytrance in Goa, the UK, Israel, Japan, the US, Italy, Czech Republic, Portugal and Australia. As a global occurrence indebted to 1960s psychedelia, sharing music production technologies and DJ techniques with electronic dance music scenes, and harnessing the communication capabilities of the Internet, psytrance and its cultural implications are thoroughly discussed in this first scholarly volume of its kind.


Publisher Taylor & Francis
Mfg Part# 9780415876964
SKU 212124286
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0415876966
Release Date 6/1/2010
Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 0.75T
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0259
Publisher Routledge
Series Part 02

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