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Matthew Collin

Journalist & Editor

Matthew Collin is a British journalist and editor who has written a series of critically-acclaimed books including Altered State, the story of the origins of acid house and rave culture in Britain, and the recently-published Rave On, which documents global electronic dance music culture. He has worked as a foreign correspondent for the BBC, Al Jazeera and Agence France-Presse, and as the editor of i-D magazine, the Time Out website and The Big Issue. He currently works as an editor for the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network. He has also written for many newspapers and magazines, including The Guardian, The Observer, Mixmag, The Wire and Mojo. His other books are This is Serbia Calling, The Time of the Rebels and Pop Grenade.