Tag: juan atkins
Techno Folklore: the Making of God Said Give ‘Em Drum Machines
Kristian Hill and Jennifer Washington - two filmmakers from Detroit - on the 12 year odyssey to tell the story of techno's foundations and make "a human story about dance music."
Detroit techno doc “God Said Give ‘Em Drum Machines” debuted at...
An auspicious premiere for this techno documentary of "mismanaged success, damaged friendships, ascendant beats & raw inspiration" in 1980s Detroit.
Detroit documentary makers pay tribute to Mike Huckaby
Podcast from the filmmakers behind "God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines" pays tribute to the late Detroit producer Mike Huckaby who gave their film its name.
Charivari keeps the party going through August
Detroit's Charivari festival will now stream 24 hours a day through August 15 2020.
Shudder When You Say His Name: RIP Kraftwerk’s Florian Schneider
Remembering the co-founder of Kraftwerk Florian Schneider who died of cancer "a few days" after his birthday on April 7 2020, according to the group.
Moodymann, Mike Huckaby & More Headline Charivari Detroit 2020
Make no small plans: Charivari 2020 promises the best line-up yet for one of the best underground electronic music festivals in America.
The Ultimate Detroit Techno History Documentary is Coming to Chicago
Rough cut screening of God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines will debut in Chicago on October 18 2019.
Detroit Techno Doc Screening Rough Cut at Freep Film Festival
God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines takes an unflinching look at the people behind the creation of Detroit Techno. The doc is creeping toward completion.
#ListenUp UK Radio & Club DJ Coco Cole Launches New Label...
Haunting, beautiful retro-futurism by Cimmerii out now from Universe Language, founded by UK radio and club DJ and dance music tastemaker Coco Cole.
God Said Give ‘Em Drum Machines: A New Documentary on the...
A new documentary tells the story of Detroit Techno pioneers Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May, Eddie Fowlkes, Blake Baxter, and Santonio Echols.
Moodymann & Luciano Remix Classic Model 500 “No UFO’s”
New 3 sided reissue of the techno classic Model 500 NO UFO'S with new Moodymann and Luciano remixes.
As Movement Looms, Charivari Picks Up Steam
Movement is coming up, and some have been waiting the whole year for Memorial Day madness in Motown. But another Detroit festival has been...
Charivari Is Everything You Want From a Detroit Festival
Last summer, while writing a piece on Detroit for the French magazine Trax, I kept hearing from all of my 313 contacts about how...
Movement 2015 Phase II Lineup Announced
Paxahau has announced the "Phase II" lineup for Movement 2015, the Detroit underground music festival held in Hart Plaza, Detroit on May 23, 24...
They Shoot DJs, Don’t They?
Responding to speculation after a series of cancelled shows in Europe this weekend, Detroit Techno pioneer and Metroplex founder Juan Atkins has revealed that...
I-Robots Reconstructs Techno Classics for The Detroit People Mover EP
Our friend and fearless ally I-Robots (aka Gianluca Pandullo) has announced the release of his forthcoming The Detroit People Mover EP, featuring I-Robots "reconstructions"...
House, Techno and Backpacks: Detroit’s Backpack Drive and House Music Picnic
The end of every summer gives the promise of a new school year complete with new friends, classes and abundant activities. But for many...