Jeff Mills is a musician who has been at the forefront of techno music for over two decades now, having been involved with the genre since its infancy, and working as a DJ way before the music even existed.
Mitt Romney’s position on the bailout of Detroit “boggles the mind”, says Steven Rattner, who was Barack Obama’s “car tsar”, in charge of refinancing and restructuring General Motors and Chrysler.
The two companies had been handed government loans to stave off bankruptcy and liquidation in the dying days of the Bush administration in 2008. Governor Romney, [...]
Kevin Saunderson was there in Detroit right at the birth of techno, as part of the Belleville Three with schoolmates Juan Atkins and Derrick May he’s credited with helping to create the genre. Going on to form Inner City, who had huge commercial success with the timeless tracks Good Life and Big Fun, Kevin has worked consistently in the years since techno was born – making electronic music and DJing/touring around the globe. Still one of the scene’s most revered and respected proponents, Kevin has reunited with the crew from Inner City to release some new material – several years after their last outing.
When Seth Troxler moved to London most of my friends would have joked that it made it easier for me to stalk him – as they are well aware, he is without a doubt my favourite DJ and I’m not afraid to admit that.
To stay in business and at the top of your game for twenty years is no mean feat. Especially in the fickle world of music, where tastes, attitudes and styles can change as quickly as the wind. Which makes Carl Craig’s success all the more poignant. A product of the second generation of Detroit’s techno scene, he has maintained his position as of the genre’s most well-respected and hard working luminaries over two decades with his label Planet-E, which this year celebrates its 20th birthday, and an open-minded approach to his music.
Much soul-searching in the US newspaper industry, as I report today. Also some iconoclastic thinking.
As I was putting my story to bed, news came that the two major daily papers in Motor City – the Detroit Free Press and the Detroit News – are planning to end home delivery most days of the week, printing [...]
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