Featuring a combination of vintage film and original footage, director Jenn Nkiru’s film explores the roles played by history, technology, geography and race in the emergence of techno music.… Read More Black to Techno – A New Documentary
http://www.vimeo.com/9958792 High Tech Soul is a documentary that looks at the history of techno music. It features interviews with Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May, Jeff Mills, Richie Hawtin and others.
An interview via BeatPort, of Juan Atkins of Model 500, one of the godfathers of techno.
Techno music came out of Detroit in the 1980’s, and carried the influences of popular electronic music of the 1970’s to the dancefloors. The music features regular, pouding beats coupled with distorted synthesized sequences. The best known early techno producers are Juan Atkins, Derrick May, and Kevin Saunderson, sometimes known as the Belleville Three. They… Read More Techno Music