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The Packard Plant was designed by Albert Kahn. It was a automotive manufacturing center from 1903 to 1962. While the parties migrated week to week in the 90’s, the infamous Packard Plant, a long abandoned auto factory that in recent years became the primary party space monument to urban decay and the illegal underground party scene.
1580 E. Grand Blvd Detroit, Michigan 48211
The Detroit Sound Project Team, traveled with Derrick May to WIRE 12 event at Yokohama Arena in Tokyo, Japan (Fall 2012)
3-10 Shinyokohama Kohoku Ward Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture 222-0033
On East Grand Boulevard, is a place where some of Detroit Techno’s fiercest tracks have been conceived, for the world to wonder about. In addition to being the home of Submerge, 3000 E. Grand Blvd. is also the world headquarters of the seminal techno group, Underground Resistance, led by Mad Mike Banks, the wunderkind DJ, producer and composer who, via his satellite group Galaxy 2 Galaxy is responsible for such global hits as “Jaguar”, “Transition” and “Kill My Radio Station.” To Learn more see the 360-degree video clip below: Another component of the fortress housing UR, is the Metroplex Room (seen in the video clip above). It is a museum, and a monument to the giants of Detroit techno, Juan Atkins, Derrick May, Kevin Saunderson, Buzz Goree, Mark Flash, Rolando, Cybotron and the best of all things Detroit Techno. Original records from the golden era of techno, as well as Gold and Platinum copies of “Good Life”, Strings of Life, and others, are encased in custom-made glass cases. Visitors can only access the museum and record store in the basement by appointment. However, making one is well worth the wait, as the techno lover in you can be transported back […]
3000 East Grand Blvd Detroit, MI 48202-3134
The Music Institute was Detroit’s answer to such legendary house and garage clubs as New York’s Paradise Garage and Chicago’s Powerplant.
1315 Broadway Detroit, Michigan
Archer Record Pressing, is one of 12 record pressing plants left in the US. It is the plant where most of the classic Detroit Techno vinyl records were pressed.
7401 East Davison Street Detroit, MI 48212-1912
Founded in 1987 by Kevin Saunderson, KMS Records is one of the most important Techno labels created in Detroit before 1990.
2211 Riopelle, Detroit Michigan
Metroplex, the brainchild of the Godfather of Techno, Juan Atkins was founded in 1985 and Transmat, founded by Derrick May in 1986, on an intersection they called Techno Boulevard.
1492 Riopelle Street, Detroit Michigan
The final resting place of Avicii, once one of the biggest DJ, producer, and songwriters within the genre of electronic dance music.
Sockenvägen, 122 33 Stockholm, sweden
Trent Rezners love affair with the Moog Synthesizer, started in the studio where he worked in Ohio. His timeless synth work stands the test of time through film scores like Watchmen and samples like “Old Town Road”.
2106 Payne Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114