Posts tagged with detroit techno

This Weekend: Stacey Pullen at Fabric

Part of the Second Wave of Detroit techno DJs, Stacey Pullen’s sets are sometimes fast and furious, sometimes jazzy and soulful, but always unpredictable in terms of musical genres. He cut his teeth in the early 90s, touring Europe every weekend alongside mentor Derrick May, and introducing new audiences to the sounds of the motor […]

This Weekend: Black Atlantic with Moodymann

Black Atlantic continue on their quest to bring us the figures who shaped house and techno as we know it. This Saturday it’s the turn of  reclusive vinyl hero Moodymann. Who: Kenny Dixon Jr. aka Moodymann aka KDJ. Known for his generally feisty, media-shy attitude – he hates giving interviews – his devotion to vinyl, […]

Carl Craig celebrates 20 years of Planet E

It’s hard to believe that Detroit techno is well and truly an adult, having celebrated its 25th birthday last year with an epic line up at the Miami Winter Conference. It also seems incredible that it was 20 years ago when Carl Craig set up Planet E Communications, a label that would go on to […]

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