A new short film documenting the origins of techno in Detroit and its boom in Berlin has been released. How Techno Was Born: From Detroit...
As Rrose, Seth Horvitz explores techno’s deep, psychedelic veins. The Californian artist’s latest album, ‘Please Touch’, expands on the ecological aura that’s coursed through their recent output. Here, alongside an On Cue mix of ‘90s tracks to celebrate 30 years of DJing, he speaks to Liam Cagney about creation as an act of discovery, the influence of microtonal composers, performing in drag, and the dancefloor's taste for ever-faster techno
Released on Tresor in 1992, Jeff Mills' debut LP ‘Waveform Transmission Vol. 1’ is a record that stands for repetition and filth, forged from wrought steel and imbued with scuffed-up funk. Here, 30 years after its release, Ben Cardew takes a deep dive into the sound, origins and legacy of an album that birthed a new breed of techno
Rising to notoriety in the ’90s with his hardcore techno DJ sets, Loftgroover had a huge following, before the pressures of popularity led him to withdraw from the scene. 30 years later, he’s back and rejuvenated as a d&b DJ. Holly Dicker learns his story