From Detroit and Berlin, a free set of sounds and a blazing compilation

Techno is just one angle – the lifeblood of music between Detroit and Berlin is a relentless underground drive that hustles harder. If you need some of that mojo now, here’s both a pay-what-you-will compilation and a free soundpack with the likes of Tyree Cooper, Sarah Kivi, and Eric D. Clark.

Looking for a future for techno? Jlin’s “Embryo” is pure fire

How much percussion and rhythmic thought can fit in under four minutes? A lot, when it’s in the hands of Gary, Indiana’s own Jlin. It’s soon to be in some human percussionist hands, too.

Peter Kirn - October 22, 2021

Mourning the loss of Elbee Bad and Rodney Bakerr, House music innovators

In an era of loss and grieving, we continue losing unsung heroes before their time. That included most recently not just one but two House music legends – Elbee Bad and Rodney Baker. It’s well worth not only marking their passing, but reflecting on why artists are not more sung in their lifetime, and whether […]

Peter Kirn - June 4, 2021

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