Dance Music’s Impact on Communities and Culture: 2022 Report

In conjuction with The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) and Association for Electronic Music (AFEM), researchers from the University of Leeds and University of Central Lancashire have published a new report showcasing the positive impact of dance music on communities, well-being, arts and culture. Featuring forewords from Michael Kill (CEO, NTIA) and Silvia Montello (CEO,…

Q&A with Velocity Press

Marking the recent release of the 19th issue of the Dancecult journal, electronic music and club culture book publisher Velocity Press have published an online Q&A with the Dancecult¬†editorial board. The Q&A features discussion about the journal’s contents, ethos and article selection process as well as reflections on the post-COVID music scene, gender dynamics and…

Ed Montano: Dedication

We dedicate the re-launch of this site to Ed Montano who took the last bus to paradise on February 4, 2018, leaving behind his wife Jo and sons James and Marcus. Ed’s dedication to Dancecult behind the scenes in various roles over almost a decade is legendary, not only for his professional attitude but because…

Welcome to the new DRN website!

Welcome to the new site. Reanimating the dancecult.net portal that was archived in 2010, the DRN webpage retains similar features including the References and Researcher lists which are currently more or less as they were when the site was archived. This site enables users to expand and update these lists.

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