Special Sub-Topic: 313 Techno
|Who was the third member of the 'Belleville Three' along with Juan Atkins and Derrick May?|
Kevin Saunderson. The three people associated with the birth of Detroit techno are Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson and Derrick May, known as the 'Belleville Three'. Carl Craig was at the forefront of techno's second wave in the late 80s and early 90s
|Derrick May once described techno as 'just like Detroit, a complete mistake. It's like _____________ and Kraftwerk stuck in an elevator.' |
George Clinton. May is often quoted as comparing techno to 'George Clinton and Kraftwerk stuck in an elevator'. However it's hard to identify any techno that sounde like Clinton's output.
Afrika Bambaataa's real name is Kevin.
|What was the name of this seminal Detroit radio DJ: The Electrifying _______ ?|
Mojo. Charles 'The Electrifying Mojo' Johnson was a Detroit based DJ whose shows helped shape the Detroit music scene.
|What is 313?|
It's the area telephone code for Detroit. The area code for Detroit, hence the number, was used by early techno artists as a shorthand
|What word completes this title? "The Art of _________"|
Stalking. A seminal Detroit release by James Pennington aka The Suburban Knight. He also collaborated on the biggest hit to come out of Detroit, 'Big Fun' by Inner City.
|Who co-wrote "Nude Photo" with Derrick May?|
Thomas Barnett. The sampled laughter on "Nude Photo" is from Yazoo's 'Situation'.
|Which one of these is NOT Carl Craig|
Cybotron. Cybotron were formed in 1980 by Juan Atkins and Richard Davis.
|Where is the Detroit Electronic Music Archive housed?|
Detroit Public Library. The DEMA was established to document, collect, preserve, and disseminate information about Detroit's contribution to electronic dance music.
|What is the title of Dan Sicko's history of the first decade of techno?|
Techno Rebels. Dan Sicko deserves credit for being the first person to put together a definitive history of techno.
|Which of these tracks was NOT released by Cybotron?|
No UFOs. 'No UFOs' was released in 1985 by Juan Atkins as Model 500.
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