Sunday, April 5, 2009

V/A – Techno: The New Dance Sound of Detroit (1988)

Now that I got all of that folky stuff out of my system who’s in the mood for some old-school Detroit techno? I’m guessing not too many people. Anyway, here’s a sweet compilation that was put out in the UK back in 88. It’s been long out of print, and is kind of a historical artifact, since it gave a name to the nascent genre and introduced it in Europe, where it was embraced to a much greater extent than it was in the States.

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  1. you are an artifact

  2. Not the first time someone's called me that.

  3. Awesome! Thank you!