High Tech Soul: The Creation of Techno Music (2004)

Genres - Culture & Society, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Instrumental Music, Music History, Social History  |   Run Time - 64 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Gary Bredow's documentary High Tech Soul: The Creation of Techno Music traces the evolution of techno from its origins in Detroit, in the late '60s, to an international phenomenon by the late '80s. The program explores the connections between the actual sound of techno music and sociocultural elements of the Motor City, and studies the myriad of ways in which techno continues to set and shape contemporary trends. Interviewees include Kevin Saunderson, Juan Atkins, Derrick May, and many other cutting-edge techno musicians.

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techno-music, retrospective