Listen to 6AM’s Pioneers of Detroit Techno Playlist

As we all know the 1980s were a landmark era in the history electronic music. It was at the end of the decade that techno began to take form, soon becoming the popular genre that we know today.

All of this would not be possible if not for the pioneering efforts of artists that founded and produced techno in Detroit during those formative years. Detroit artists the likes of Juan Atkins, Eddie Fowlkes, Derrick May, Jeff Mills, Kevin Saunderson, Blake Baxter, Santonio Echols, and Will Thomas shaped the sound of techno as we know it, pretty much writing the manual for techno music.

On the eve of this year’s Movement Electronic Music Festival, and as a way of saluting the icons of Detroit techno, we are proud to present our latest Spotify Playlist featuring music produced by the Pioneers of Detroit Techno. Check out our selection and discover their music below:

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