► Luis Flores – Live From Interface/Scene Movement Afterparty

shockwebpic_luisfloreslivefrommovement2015Guadalajara, Mexico based Luis Flores has released a killer new set recorded live during the Interface/Scene Movement Afterparty 2015 at The Works in Detroit.

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Resident Advisor’s Top DJs Of 2014 List Is Released

shockwebpic_RAtopdjs2014Resident Advisor recently opened up the polls for 3 days and surveyed the landscape for the current top DJ’s on the scene for 2014. Being that RA is a Berlin based music magazine and platform, the list is not surprisingly heavily infused with the techno masters and a bit on the Eurocentric side of things but without a doubt, acknowledges some great DJ’s.

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► Submorphics In The Mix

shockleewebpic_submorphicsinthemixA heavy new mix from San Francisco based Detroit native Submorphics available for free download via Mixmag. His new EP ‘Burnside Park’ is out now on Bryan Gee’s Liquid V.

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A Micro History Of Techno

shockleewebpic_minihistoryoftechnoIn this week’s issue of The New Yorker Magazine, writer Nick Paumgarten writes a story about the Berlin techno scene. In addition to the article, Paumgarten also recorded a aural micro 5 minute history of the music which obviously leaves out lots of key names but works as an intro crash course about styles and musicality.

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The Crate Diggers Series Celebrates J Dilla’s Life, Work & Vinyl Collection

shockleewebpic_jdillarecordcollectionThe Crate Diggers series by Fuse explores the late J Dilla’s vinyl collection. Producer and rapper J. Dilla was best known as a member of Slum Village, the Soulquarians and for his work with Talib Kweli, Common, Erykah Badu, Questlove, Madlib and countless others.

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I Dream of Wires: Carl Craig’s Modular Pursuits

I Dream of Wires, a modular synthesizer documentary about the history and resurgence of modular synthesizers sits down with Detroit producer Carl Craig to discuss his electronic music influences and production experiences, including his recent interest in eurorack modular synthesis.

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▶ Listen To A Reflection Of What Is – New Mix By Claude Young

Listen to this brand new deep and lush techno mix from Detroit’s pioneer and Tokyo resident DJ/producer Claude Young, one half of DJ duo A Different World along with Japanese partner producer/DJ Takasi Nakajima.

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Detroit’s Techno Scene Builds The City’s Musical Future

The Resident Advisor crew continue their new video series with a trip to the birthplace of techno and Motown, Detroit, the 18th most populous city in the U.S. and a place that was once at the center of the auto industry boom which has since then been economically abandoned. There’s a reported 60,000+ abandoned properties in the city but as you’ll see in this short documentary, the musical legacy and future remain strong.

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How The Internet Transformed The American Rave Scene

Rave was America’s last great outlaw musical subculture: created by kids, for kids, designed to be impenetrable to adults. American rave formed its own mutant funhouse approach to existing looks, sounds and ideologies. In the early-to-mid-1990s, it was driven not by stars but a sudden collective sense that, as the Milwaukee rave zine Massive put it in every issue above the masthead, “The underground is massive.”

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New Richie Hawtin Documentary Examines His Life & Influences

From the Slices – Pioneers of Electronic Music Series comes this new hour long documentary on DJ & producer Richie Hawtin. The doc details Richie’s life and influences from his beginnings in the UK and Windsor, Ontario Canada to his time in Detroit and later NYC and Berlin. This inside look chronicles his 20+ years of development and offers solid proof that careers in the music biz are not born overnight.

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