Juan Atkins - The Beauty of Decay

The godfather of techno, Juan Atkins was not only born and raised in Detroit, he still lives there. And he’s damn proud of it. Looking much younger than his 50 years, Atkins wasn’t present during Detroit’s famous Motown years, but he certainly witnessed what happened after – the White Flight, followed by poverty and violence ¬– and the emergence of one of modern music’s most enduring forms.

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    Check out Juan Atkins on the Techno Pioneers episode of Detroit Performs!
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