Detroit techno legend Derrick May is playing at Ministry Of Sound this Saturday — and DJ Mag has some tickets to give away. Every discerning dance music fan needs to experience a Derrick May set at least once in their lives.
Along with Kevin Saunderson and Juan Atkins, collectively dubbed 'The Belleville Three, Derrick May helped bring techno music out of the Detroit ghetto and into an international phenomenon.
Tracks like 'Nude Photo', 'The Dance' and the impeccable 'Strings Of Life' (as Rhythim Is Rhythim, below) helped spread the message that there was a new futuristic sound in town.
Derrick has since become a big draw on the international DJ circuit, and plays the infamous Box at Ministry alongside fellow Detroit techno legend Kenny Larkin, who himself made his name by releasing on labels like R&S, Warp, Peacefrog and Richie Hawtin's Plus 8.
The Detroit pairing are joined in the Box by Maribou State and Kry Wolf.
And you could be there, simply by answering the below question. We've got three pairs of tickets to give away.
Q. Amongst the Belleville Three, Juan Atkins was known as the Originator, Kevin Saunderson was the Elevator, but what was Derrick May dubbed?
Answers, with your deets, to firstname.lastname@example.org asap.
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