Posts tagged with carl craig

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 […]

20 Years of Planet E

How does one introduce Carl Craig? He’s a producer and  DJ, primarily of techno but regularly crossing over into other genres, always to great acclaim (jazz – Bug in the Bass Bin, classical – Recomposed). He’s the spearhead of the so-called “Second Wave” of Detroit techno, having received the mentorship of techno godfather Derrick May. […]

The Dirtbombs: Party Store

The Dirtbombs pay homage to the birthplace of techno with this selection of garage rock reversions of classics from the 80s and early 90s. The album kicks off with Cybotron’s 1982 track ‘Cosmic Cars’, which easily lends itself to note for note reinterpretation; also from 1982 is ‘Shari Vari’, a song that arguably, along with […]

The City That Breeds BEATBOTS Eat On This Quarterlife Party Shine Collective