Thursday, August 23, 2007

04.10.06: TECHNO

Twenty years ago, from suburban Detroit, came what's known as TECHNO. Before there were laptops, before there was pro-tools, there was a small core group of youthful visionaries who were equally inspired by the sounds of Kraftwerk, Parliament-Funkadelic, Silver Apples, Herbie Hancock and Giorgio Moroder. Armed with only synthesizers and drum machines, a new sound was created and kickstarted a worldwide musical phenomena, which has grown and mutated into a zillion sub-genres of electronic experimentation.

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