Daniel Bell is considered to be one of the pioneers of the minimal techno genre.
Born in Sacramento, California, Bell grew up outside of Toronto, Canada, and later moved to Detroit where he collaborated with Richie Hawtin as Cybersonik for
three years on Plus 8 records. In 1991, he started his own label,…
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Juan Atkins (born December 9, 1962 in Detroit, United States) is an American musician. He is widely credited as the originator of Techno Music , specifically, Detroit
Techno along with Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson. The three, sometimes called
the Belleville Three, attended high school together in Belleville, MI, near
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Dave Angel, (born David Angelico Nicholas Gooden in Chelsea, London), is an English techno musician.
Angel is the son of a London-based jazz musician, and the older brother of rapper Monie Love. He had an unorthodox musical education; his father influenced him deeply,
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The Advent is a British electronic music act. It was originally founded in 1993 by Cisco Ferreira and Colin McBean. Soon after leaving school, Ferreira began working as
an engineer at Jack Trax Records, a job which enabled him to glimpse first-hand
the work of such artists as Derrick May and Marshall Jefferson. He began
recording in 1988 with C.J. Bolland as Space Opera (eventually releasing four
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Carl Craig is a Detroit-based producer of techno music, and is considered to be one of the most important names in the Detroit second generation of techno producers and
DJs. Carl Craig has approached techno using inspiration from a wide range of
musical genres, including jazz and soul.
Carl Craig has…Continue
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