Concerts

Anna Lunoe on the Power of Rave Culture: "When You're 14 or 15, You're Forever Changed"

After spending years honing your craft and climbing the ladder to success, would you have the strength to leave it all behind?

Anna Lunoe did. The DJ, producer, and songwriter worked her ass off to take over the scene in Australia. And just when she'd hit her peak, Lunoe packed her bags, hit the reset button, and headed across the pond to a new home in Los Angeles.

"It was really starting over, for sure," she says. "I had credibility, but I didn't have a name in the American market."

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Kat Bein is a freelance writer and has been described as this publication’s "senior millennial correspondent." She has an impressive, if unhealthy, knowledge of all things pop culture.