Diving Deeper Into the Face Of Black Techno

Techno music can be spotted by its a repetitive beat which is generally produced for use in a continuous DJ set.  Techno music is also refrerred to as electronic dance music. The term “techno” originated in Germany in the early 1980s, but it was established as a name for a specific genre of electronic dance music produced in Detroitof the 1988 compilation Techno! The New Dance Sound of Detroit. Detroit added its Black influences into the Techno music world.

Detroit Techno has prominent artists from the city. Some which include Juan Atkins, Eddie Fowlkes, Derrick May, Jeff Mills, Kevin Saunderson, Blake Baxter, Drexciya and Mike Banks. The club scene created by techno in Detroit was a way for suburban blacks in Detroit to distance themselves from lower class African Americans living in the inner-city. The music in these clubs were vibrant dancefloor songs filled with string arrangements .

Artist: Juan Atkins, Model 500 and Infiniti, a record producer and DJ from Detroit, Michigan. He is described as “the original pioneer of Detroit techno.

Jeff Mills is DJ, record producer and composer. Thanks to his technical abilities as a DJ, Mills became known as The Wizard in the early to mid 1980

Artist: Inner City group members are Kevin Saunderson, Ann Saunderson, Tommy Onyx ,Dantiez Saunderson , and Steffanie Christi’an. 

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Ragtime

Rag Time https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skkiaSo4yMY History: Ragtime is a genre utilizing piano, and a treble over a rhythmically steady bass. A ragtime composition is usually composed three

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Hip Hop: Atlanta

The South Got Some To Say https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiuEFG0ZBd8&list=PLMePnumbuGCIdcaNfF4y9EURD2UIJ_XhLhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JfEJq56IwI Southern Rap covers cities like Memphis,Miami, Atlanta, New Orleans, and more southern cities. Southern Rap took off in

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Disco

Disco Disco History: Disco became popular in the late 1970s and the early 1980s. Disco was refered to as “dance music”. The term disco was

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Artists Post

Alicia About:  Alicia Augello-Cook Dean was born January 25, 1981 in New York, New York and adopted the stage name Alicia Keys. Her album earned

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Sing Praises + Gospel

Hallelujah Hallelujah https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugS_wlFhcus Tamela Mann born June 9, 1966 in Fort Worth, TX. Tamella is a well known voice in the gospel community. She is

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Jubilee Quartets

Jubilee Quartet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seMv-ASmcPohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BluyvQUXgUo Jubilee quartets were well known African-American musical groups in the early 20th century. The origins of the Jubilee quartets originated from Fisk

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