Hillegonda Rietveld

Dr. Hillegonda C Rietveld is Professor of Sonic Culture at the School of Arts and Creative Industries, London South Bank University, UK.

She is also the Editor of IASPM Journal, the international peer-reviewed open-access journal of IASPM (International Association for the Study of Popular Music), and a member of the international advisory board of Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture. Involved professionally in club and DJ culture since the early 80s, she initially released electronic production work with Quando Quango, for Manchester's Factory Records. Her publications address the development and experience of electronic dance music cultures, including the co-edited collection DJ Culture in the Mix: Power, Technology, and Social Change in Electronic Dance Music (Bloomsbury Academic) and the monograph This Is Our House: House Music, Cultural Spaces and Technologies (Ashgate).