MIT Associate Professor of Theater Arts and Dance creates high-tech exploration of Home Music. By 1994 there have been a number of techno producers within the UK and Europe building on the Detroit sound, but quite a few different underground dance music kinds have been by then vying for attention. Some drew upon the Detroit techno aesthetic, while others fused elements of previous dance music kinds. This led to the looks (within the UK initially) of ingenious new music that sounded far-removed from techno. For example jungle ( drum and bass ) demonstrated influences ranging from hip-hop , soul, and reggae to techno and home.
More than 30 years later, the cascading synths and robotic vocals of “Clear” nonetheless have the power to mesmerize. Co-produced by Juan Atkins â€” together with Kevin Saunderson and Derrick Could, a part of the “Belleville Three” credited with inventing techno â€” and Richard Davis, … Read More