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Juan Atkins (1992)

Interview by Kris Needs, Rock's Backpages Audio, October 1992

Mr Atkins talks Detroit Techno vs. Chicago House, the Motor City recording and label scene, being hugely influenced by Kraftwerk and 'Planet Rock', and looks to the future.

File format: mp3; file size: 44.9mb, interview length: 49' 03" sound quality: **

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Techno: Don't Fear the Robot

Overview by John McCready, New Musical Express, 16 July 1988

TECHNO – a new Detroit sound vibration – is rocking the House of the future. John McCready checks out the credentials of the Third Wave ...

Techno: Watts Going On

Retrospective by Stuart Maconie, New Musical Express, 18 January 1992

AND SO, we hear you say, tell us more about the origins and development of this exciting music you call Techno. ...

Juan Atkins: On Juan

Profile and Interview by Kris Needs, New Musical Express, 7 November 1992

JUAN ATKINS, Godfather Of Techno, returns in style ...

Juan Atkins: Juan Is The Teacher

Profile and Interview by Kris Needs, Mixmag, August 1993

COULD IT be 'Magic'? Yes that was Juan Atkins, the "Magic One" and legendary Godfather Of Techno leaning against a pillar at the Drum Club ...

Juan Atkins: Juan from the Heart

Interview by Calvin Bush, Muzik, June 1995

Detroit's JUAN ATKINS is widely credited with having invented techno. Fourteen years later, he returns to claim his crown with the first ever Model 500 ...

Who Put The Bleep In The Boom-Chi Bleep?

Overview by Pat Blashill, Details, December 1996

PAT BLASHILL TRACES THE HISTORY OF ELECTRO, THE UNSUNG SOURCE OF RAP, TECHNO, AND TRIP-HOP ...

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Two techno pioneers prove why they're legends ...

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Guide by Pat Blashill, Wired, 5 January 2002

EVER SINCE Sam Phillips stuffed some wads of paper into an amplifier, inadvertently creating the fuzzed-up, overdriven electric guitar sound on Ike Turner's 1951 rave-up ...

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