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There has always been a strong music legacy here in Detroit. It was Motown. It was called ‘Rock City’ for a while. A lot of great rock artists came out of here as well. It’s just something about this city that stimulates musical progress. I can’t quite put my finger on exactly what it is. If I could, I would probably be able to bottle it and sell it.

Juan Atkins

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Interview: Juan Atkins

    Juan Atkins is the creator of techno music.   As many new genres of music begin, techno derived from new technologies powered by the curiosity of young musical pioneers. Atkins, along with two other forefathers, Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson, (known as the Bellville Three) cultivated a new musical style, influenced by the…

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