Kevin Saunderson said it feels like 'somebody is eliminating Black artists from the scene' in a recent interview.
Speaking with Billboard Dance, the Detroit techno originator discussed racism and inequality in the music industry, highlighting his personal experiences when starting his career alongside the likes of Derrick May and Juan Atkins.
Kevin Saunderson has shared a video message over social media, updating fans on his health situation having, previously revealed that he had been tested for COVID-19.
The Detroit techno pioneer shared a video on Tuesday 7th April, saying that, after experiencing flu-like symptoms for two weeks, he had been tested for the coronavirus. Yesterday, 8th April, Saunderson shared another message confirming that he had tested positive and that he is now recovering at home for at least two weeks.
Kevin Saunderson and Idris Elba have been working on new Inner City music together, according to a new Facebook post.
Saunderson published a photo of the pair collaborating, writing: 'In the Studio with Idris Elba, a melting pot of UK and Detroit sounds! An amazing experience, stay tuned for the new Inner City Material'.
A GoFundMe has been launched in aid of Inner City’s Paris Grey following a devastating family tragedy.
Detroit techno legend Kevin Saunderson and Grammy-winning producer Dennis White — AKA Latroit — are asking dance music fans to give money to help the acclaimed singer following the loss of her daughter to cancer.
Inner City, the act founded by Kevin Saunderson, will tour Europe as part of a 30th anniversary tour. It’s the first time Inner City have played outside American in 20 years.
With former singer Paris Grey no longer touring, Kevin Saunderson is now joined by his son Dantiez and guests including singer Steffanie Christi’an. After debuting this line-up at Movement in Detroit in May 2018, its touches down in Amsterdam at Shelter on April 19th to begin an 18-date tour that takes in Lost Village, Three Mills and Movin festivals.
Kevin Saunderson has confirmed details of his first album as E-Dancer in two decades.
Titled ‘Infused’, the album follows on from Saunderson’s revisiting two years ago of his classic E-Dancer album ‘Heavenly’. The new 10-track album sees Saunderson team up with Lithuanian producer Virus J.
The album is more of a downtempo affair than past E-Dancer works, and sees Saunderson and his collaborator making use of live instrumentation including strings.
The album is out now via KMS, and can be streamed in full via the embed below.
A Kickstarter campaign is currently in progress to help raise finishing funds for a new documentary focusing on Detroit techno.
God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines: The Story of Detroit Techno is the work of Detroit natives and filmmakers Jennifer Washington and Kristian Hill who have spent the last seven years researching for the documentary, as well as following the lives and work of pioneers such as Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May, Eddie Fowlkes and Blake Baxter.
Disclosure revealed they will take their Wild Life party to DC10 in Ibiza on four Fridays through July and August last month.
The Croydon duo have now locked full details of the residency, which is set to run from 21st July to 11th August.
Disclosure already revealed a number of names for the Wild Life Ibiza series, which include DJ Harvey, Kevin Saunderson, Bicep, Denis Sulta, Horse Meat Disco and more.