Geeta Dayal

About Geeta Dayal

Geeta Dayal is a prolific arts journalist and critic, specializing in writing on music, culture, technology and design. She has contributed hundreds of articles and reviews to major publications, including Slate, Wired, The Boston Globe, The Guardian, Make, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Frieze, and many more. Her critically acclaimed first book, Another Green World, on the musician Brian Eno, was published in 2009. Her essays appear in several anthologies, including
Epiphanies: Life Changing Encounters with Music (Strange Attractor, 2015), The New Grove Dictionary of Music (Oxford, 2014), Loops (Faber, 2009), The Resistible Demise of Michael Jackson (Zer0, 2009), The Pitchfork 500 (Simon & Schuster, 2008) and Marooned (Da Capo, 2007).

She has lectured widely at major universities and museums worldwide, and has taught courses at UC Berkeley, Fordham University, and SUNY. She holds two undergraduate degrees from M.I.T. and a master’s degree from Columbia. She is a recipient of a major grant from Creative Capital/The Andy Warhol Foundation in the Arts Writers Program. She is currently based in San Francisco, and co-organizes the San Francisco Electronic Music Festival.