Yu-Jun Choi is Associate Professor at the Chonnam National University in South Korea. He received his M.A. degree in music aesthetics from the Seoul National University in 1997, and his Ph.D. in cultural studies of music from the Dong-A University in 2006. During 2006-2007, he conducted postdoctoral research at the department of music at the University of California, Riverside. He has been interested in musical modernity and cultural identities and has investigated cultural phenomena focusing on music from the perspective of aesthetics and cultural studies. He published several books in Korean including Tuning and Resonance: Hearing Popular Culture and Musical Culture and Emotional Politics: Modern Tonality and Its Others. He also translated into Korean - among others - the volume Musicking: The Meanings of Performing and Listening by Christopher Small and Adorno's Aesthetics of Music by Max Paddison.