Results tagged “detroit”

Mike Huckaby: My Life With The Wave

Mike Huckaby reinforces the connection between intelligent Detroit techno and deep dub techno on a 12-inch so good it hurts. On “Wavetable No. 9” Waldorf Wave synthesizer notes are pushed to oozing decay under a cascade of Basic Channel metallic echo. The beat remains crisp while layer upon layer builds. It takes a couple of minutes until the bass joins, growling with menace.
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Jan 6, 2008 in Reviews: Techno

Jason Fine: EP 01

These days in techno what’s old is new again, with scores of records echoing sounds fifteen years past. On the one hand, there’s a rebirth of dub techno. On the other, there’s a revival of the intelligent Detroit style. Think Juan Atkins at his most melodic combined with John Beltran and Terrace. (The main labels along this line are AW-Recordings, Down Low, Frantic Flowers and Millions of Moments/Styrax.)
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Dec 10, 2007 in Reviews: Techno

Terrence Dixon: Train of Thought

A flawed work, but one with several moments of genius.
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Sep 20, 2007 in Reviews: Techno

DEMF 2007 Day 3

Vladislav Delay, 3 Chairs, Stacey Pullen, Kevin Saunderson, and Jeff Mills.
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May 28, 2007 in Features: Detroit

DEMF 2007 Day 2

Featuring Kenny Larkin, Monolake, and Model 500.
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May 28, 2007 in Features: Detroit

DEMF 2007 Day 1

First dispatch from Movement 2007.
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May 26, 2007 in Features: Detroit

Urban Tribe: Authorized Clinical Trials

Ingram is a Detroit techno legend. His second full-length spans bass-heavy electro to downtempo braindance.
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Jun 15, 2006 in Reviews: Techno

Oasis (Omar-S/Shadow Ray): Album II

For the past couple of years, Omar-S has issued an amazing series of 12-inches on his own Detroit label, FXHE.
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Mar 12, 2006 in Reviews: House

Juan Atkins: 20 Years Metroplex: 1985-2005

An essential release.
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Aug 19, 2005 in Reviews: Techno
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