Mourning the loss of techno icon and Detroit pillar Kelli Hand, K-Hand

K-Hand, one of the most powerful voices in techno and house, a friend and irreplaceable community member to so many in the electronic scene, has died.

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

We’ve lost Detroit legend Mike Huckaby, a singular producer, DJ, and teacher

What makes this loss especially stinging is that Mike Huckaby was a force in giving music and production to others. He was not only a leader with his own musical voice, but someone who built others up around him, and was teaching a new generation of Detroit kids.

Peter Kirn - April 25, 2020

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