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the Motown Museum was the home of Motown Records’ which was founded by Berry Gordy, in 1959 in Detroit. The small flat where he lived and worked is now called Hitsville U.S.A., and is home to an extensive array of Motown artifacts, photographs and other memorabilia.
2648 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48208
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
Highlife is a music genre that originated in Ghana at the turn of the 20th century and incorporated the traditional harmonic 9th, as well as melodic and the main rhythmic structures in traditional Akan music, and married them with Western instruments and ideas.
South Liberia Road Accra 12345 Ghana
Grime was created in London by kids who became MCs and DJs but pirate radio stations like Rinse FM were the early incubators that spread the Grime sound across the UK.
The Old Truman Brewery Brick Lane London E1 6QL
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
Trap music is a music genre that originated in the early 1990s in the Southern United States. It is typified by its aggressive lyrical content and hip hop instrumental sound.
699 11th Street NW. Atlanta, Georgia 30318
Salsa music is a genre of music, generally defined as a modern style of playing Cuban Son, Son Montuno, and Guaracha with touches from other genres of music. We highlight Robrto Clemente Col is a historic concert venue in the city of Ponce Puerto Rico.
Roberto Clemente Coliseum, Avenida Franklin Delano Roosevelt, San Juan, Puerto Rico
The Cheetah Club is widely credited as the birthplace of Salsa music and it was the epicenter for this art form’s rise to popularity and the use of the term “Salsa”.
Broadway and 53rd Street, ny, ny
Salsa music is a genre of music, generally defined as a modern style of playing Cuban Son, Son Montuno, and Guaracha with touches from other genres of music. We highlight one of the oldest Theatres in the Carribean, Teatro La Perla. Teatro La Perla is a historic concert venue in the city of Ponce Puerto Rico.
Calle Mayor Cantera and Calle Cristina, Ponce, Puerto Rico, 00730
Santurce’s famous market – La Placita – has been the hub of San Juan’s nightlife and salsa scene for many years. The historic market plaza and its surrounding streets host what becomes a street party and jam session
154 Calle dos Hermanos, San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico
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