Warehouses throughout Melbourne between the late 80s and early 00s were residence to pop-up raves, techno music and other people dancing the “Melbourne Shuffle”. Delano Smith is also a member of the second wave of techno. Together with the Belleville Three, Ken Collier — another OG Detroit DJ — took Smith below his wings while he was nonetheless in high school, throwing events alongside teens who would eventually turned local membership house owners and promoters. After experimenting with music as a pastime, Smith says he did not begin to take DJing critically till he was laid off from Basic Motors in 2004. He quickly found that having his hometown linked to his title routinely made him more marketable to mass audiences abroad.
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