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Category Archives: Techno

Baby Ford – 3 A.M. Gargoyle Requiem

This is the kind of minimal, subtle Techno that is best played as the sun starts to rise. Detroit in spirit, but the sound is all Peter Ford. From his 2003 album ‘Basking In The Brakelights’.


Omar-S – Strider’s World

Some groovy yet somehow melancholic Techno from cocky Detroit man Omar-S. This is from his 2005 album ‘Just Ask The Lonely’.

The Martian – Soulshine

Mike Banks delivers some warm, soulful, Housey Detroit Techno under his Martian moniker and gets to the heart of future Disco. This can be found on 1999’s ‘LBH – 6251876 (A Red Planet Compilation)’.

Julian Winding – Demon Dance

Fantastic spectral Techno from the soundtrack to the 2016 film ‘Neon Demon’. Listen to the tune, but forget about the film.

Infiniti – Sunlight

Emotive Techno with that unmistakable Detroit stamp; from the motor city Godfather, Juan Atkins. This was released in 1993 on Peacefrog.

Robert Hood – Analog Track (Ghost)

THE original minimal master with a perfect slice of tough, yet tripped out Techno from 2013 on his M-Plant label. Prescribed to make you grin.

Deepchord – Underwater Galaxies

Get submerged with some aquatic Dub-Techno from the Detroit crew. This is from their last album, 2017’s ‘Auratones’.

Stasis – Artifax

Beautiful UK Techno with Detroit in mind. Sweeping strings and melancholic electronica abound in this lovely piece from a 1993 split with Nuron.

The Black Dog – Vanttool

The Black Dog had such a trademark sound in the early days that you could immediately identify one of their tracks; despite there being a deep connection to the original Detroit model of Techno in their work. They successfully paid homage and their debt, whilst making a path of their own. This track is from the 1992 EP of the same name.

The Other People Place – Let Me Be Me

Detroit Techno-Electro from James Marcel Stinson’s 2001 album ‘Lifestyles Of The Laptop Cafe’. Great stuff!

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