Noted electronic music author and historian Michael Tullberg joins Professor Chris Conner and his sociology students at the university of Missouri on March 2, 2020.Topics covered include (but are not limited to) the early rise of the 1990s American rave scene, the development of different sub-genres of electronic music in different parts of the world, what part that politics played in the rave scene, and the transition from the original rave generation to the current EDM one.
The first six minutes of the discussion are missing, as the recording was initiated after the start of the lecture. The video is sourced from the recording of the rest of the chat by the University’s Zoom video chat system.
Michael Tullberg is one of the longest-running electronic music photojournalists in North America. An original 1990s raver, Tullberg has covered the development of the rave scene around the world, from the print media days until today. He is also the author and publisher of two books about electronic music: the coffee table photo book “DANCEFLOOR THUNDERSTORM: Land Of The Free, Home Of The Rave”, and the paperback “The Raver Stories Project”. Tullberg currently shoots for Getty Images’ Entertainment division in Los Angeles.
Michael Tullberg is in demand on the academic and spoken word circuit.