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detroit underground Techno scene

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detroit underground Techno scene

hey guys!

i've been living in windsor for about 3 years now and i really want to explore the night life of detroit. when people hear about detroit night life, all they can thin about is hiphop. but im talking about what detroit is really known for! techno! the birthplace of techno and the hometown of Derrick May, Kevin Saunderson and Juan Atkins. the three god fathers of techno!! does anyone know anything about the techno scene in detroit? i tried googling it but all i got is a club in pontiac that plays all kinds of edm(including the sh*tty mainstream pop house) but other than that, nothing really. any detroit locals know any good clubs for that?

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1. Re: detroit underground Techno scene

Not my scene so not much help from me. Have you checked out the Metro Times?

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2. Re: detroit underground Techno scene

I don't know either, but this site may provide some clues


I've happened upon party mailing lists from time to time, but don't recall any of the links.

I thought this was an interesting video on the subject of Detroit and techno. From the sounds of it, though, there isn't much going on beyond Movement/DEMF each Memorial Day weekend.


Or, try contacting one of these guys through their FB pages--



And from the "likes" on Dixon's page, might this link hold some clues?


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3. Re: detroit underground Techno scene

Unfortunately, Space used to be the place and it closed several years ago.

I would check before heading to these places, but Oslo and Bleu might still have techno if not every night, then maybe certain nights during the week. Unfortunately, like you mentioned, most places have transitioned to EDM.

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